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Asthmatic children more likely to be bullied


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British scientists have uncovered several factors, which include physical inactivity and sadness that could explain why children with asthma or any chronic medical condition are more ... Read more...

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Nuts during pregnancy can reduce asthma risk for kids


August 30th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A new research has suggested eating nuts during pregnancy could reduce the risk of children developing asthma.Contrary to common opinion, eating nuts during pregnancy is not ... Read more...

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Mystery illness: nails grow out of hair follicles


August 10th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) A woman has been labelled a medical mystery after falling victim to an unidentified illness that causes nails to grow out of her hair follicles, the ... Read more...

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Stressful pregnancy could harm child


August 1st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A study in Britain has revealed that stress during pregnancy could have its affect on the unborn child's health in years to come and researchers suggest ... Read more...

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One dead in stampede during ‘fish prasadam’ distribution (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) One person was killed and 30 others were injured in a stampede here Friday during the distribution of the famous 'fish prasadam' medicine that some believe ... Read more...

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Stampede during ‘fish prasadam’ distribution, 20 injured


June 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured in a stampede here Friday during the distribution of the famous 'fish prasadam' medicine that some believe provides miraculous relief ... Read more...

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Ranbir recalls sweet memories of grandpa Raj Kapoor


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor was all of six when his legendary grandfather, Bollywood actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor passed away in 1988. On the latter's 24th death anniversary Saturday, ... Read more...

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Menon freed, says willing to serve in Sukma again (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Maoist militants Thursday released Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon after keeping him hostage for 12 days. Menon said he was willing to serve ... Read more...

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I’m okay, I’m okay, says Menon


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Surrounded by journalists, a visibly relieved Alex Paul Menon, collector of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, said "I'm okay, I'm okay" after Maoists ended his 12 days ... Read more...

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Passive smoking worsens asthmic children’s health


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Children exposed to passive smoking continue to suffer in terms of health, says a new study.Results showed that 53 percent of children exposed to passive smoking ... Read more...

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Enraged parents attack doctor, held


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A Gurgaon-based couple was arrested Sunday for assaulting a doctor at Lok Nayak Hospital in central Delhi, police said.According to police, John and Mohnissa, were ... Read more...

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‘300 mn suffering from asthma globally’


April 16th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Around 300 million people in the world are suffering from asthma and the figure can rise to 400 million by 2025, says the World Allergy ... Read more...

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Economic Survey favours higher diesel prices


March 15th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in parliament Thursday has recommended higher diesel prices, saying the subsidised ... Read more...

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Babies born early may have poor health


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Babies born a few weeks early have a higher risk of poor health than those born later, a study suggests.The earlier a baby is born, the ... Read more...

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Asthmatic women risk unborn child’s health


February 20th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Many pregnant asthmatic women, who may be remiss in using the right medication, may end up risking the health of their unborn child, a study ... Read more...

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Sunshine likely to protect kids from eczema


February 5th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Increased exposure to sunlight may help protect children from the risk of both food allergies and eczema, a study reveals. Researchers from the European Centre for ... Read more...

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Hospital patient gets $44 mn bill by mistake


January 18th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) A computer error almost led to an asthma attack for an unemployed doorman who received a bill for $44.7 million from a hospital in New ... Read more...

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Caesarean babies have higher risk of asthma


January 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Babies delivered through Caesarean section have higher chances of developing asthma, even among those whose parents do not suffer from asthma and allergies. Data from more ... Read more...

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Rock Street Journal editor drowns in Goa


January 5th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) Amit Saigal, founder and editor of music magazine the Rock Street Journal, drowned while swimming off a Goa beach Thursday, officials said.Saigal was swimming with his ... Read more...

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Regular medication can ease severe asthma attacks


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) A quarter of severe asthma attacks could be averted if only patients took their prescribed medication regularly, according to a new study by the Henry Ford ... Read more...

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Paltrow offers hangover cures


December 30th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) It is party time and actress Gwyneth Paltrow took to her blog to dole out hangover cures to help her friends get up in the New ... Read more...

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Britons losing battlle of the bulge?


December 16th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Britons seem to be fighting a losing battle against the bulge with over one-fourth of men and women classified as clinically obese for the first time, ... Read more...

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Machine to put asthmatics to bed


November 25th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) A new device that can clean air while asthma patients go to sleep shows significant lowering of the disease symptoms, a study claims.Those who tested the ... Read more...

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Encounter with bugs gears infants against allergies


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Infants who encounter a wide range of bacteria are less at risk of developing allergies later in life."In our study of over 400 children, we observed ... Read more...

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Free toys of dust mites by easy methods


October 18th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Dust mites on soft toys which can cause asthma among children, can be effectively removed by freezing, hot tumble drying or washing with eucalyptus oil and ... Read more...

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Patient jumps to death from hospital’s fifth floor


October 10th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A 60-year-old man undergoing treatment for a back ailment Sunday committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital in west ... Read more...

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Feels like death, wrote Briton on Facebook before dying


October 6th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) A teenager in Britain typed in her Facebook status " :'( feels like death" and minutes later she lay dead from a fatal asthma attack.Siobhan ... Read more...

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Oral steroids bring on vitamin D deficiency


September 30th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) People on oral steroids are twice as likely to suffer from severe vitamin D deficiency than the general populace, says new research.The study on 31,000 children ... Read more...

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Occupational hazards in pregnancy can cause asthma in kids


September 26th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Mothers exposed to certain substances and chemicals while in their jobs during pregnancy could give birth to children with higher chances of asthma. This research included ... Read more...

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Moderate drinking can cut asthma risk


September 26th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Drinking not more than six units of alcohol a week can cut the risk of asthma.Researchers from Bispebjerg Hospital in Denmark led by Sofie Lieberoth examined ... Read more...

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Belly fat linked to development of asthma


September 26th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Belly fat, linked with diabetes and heart disease, could also have a bearing on the development of asthma, research in Norway shows.Previous studies have found a ... Read more...

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Kannada actor Darshan denied bail in wife assault case


September 20th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Leading Kannada actor Darshan, arrested for assaulting his wife, was denied bail Tuesday - for the second time in a week.Sessions court judge R.B. Budihal rejected ... Read more...

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Low-fat curd in pregnancy could trigger asthma in children


September 18th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Low-fat curd intake by pregnant women can trigger asthma and hay fever (allergic rhinitis) in their children, according to a Harvard study.Women who ate low-fat yoghurt ... Read more...

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18,000 still suffer from WTC collapse dust haze


September 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Around 18,000 people affected by the dust that engulfed New York City's Manhattan area after the collapse of the World Trade Center still suffer from ... Read more...

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Delayed symptoms ravage asthmatics


August 14th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Delayed symptoms ravage half the people with asthma, several hours after exposure to allergens, says a new research.Allergens -- pollen grains and dust mites -- can ... Read more...

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