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American braves sharks to swim from Cuba to Florida


August 20th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 20 (IANS) US marathon swimmer Diana Nyad continued to pursue her "Xtreme Dream" to swim across the shark infested waters of the Florida Straits, from Havana, Cuba to ... Read more...

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American braves sharks to swim from Cuba to Florida


August 20th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 20 (IANS) US marathon swimmer Diana Nyad continued to pursue her "Xtreme Dream" to swim across the shark infested waters of the Florida Straits, from Havana, Cuba to ... 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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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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Certain foods can stave off chronic diseases


February 20th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 20 (IANS) Certain foods could give you extra protection against chronic diseases.Researchers from the University of Guelph led by Brian McBride, have found a way to enrich ... 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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Award-winning US reporter dies


February 18th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Anthony Shadid, a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The New York Times, died of an apparent asthma attack while covering the uprising in Syria, The ... 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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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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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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Man taken for dead wakes up in morgue


July 26th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A man who was thought to have died woke up in a morgue fridge, giving a fright to the mortuary staff, it was reported here.The 50-year-old ... Read more...

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One of corporate executives co-accused in 2G case faints in court


May 4th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) One of the corporate executives who was co-accused in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case fainted inside a courtroom here Wednesday, and was rushed ... Read more...

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Steroids to treat asthmatic children: How safe are they?


February 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new University of Montreal study is evaluating the impact of steroid use on the immune system of kids.The study has suggested that kids experiencing an asthma ... Read more...

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Man suffers an asthma attack after seeing his ex-girlfriend “befriend” other guys on Facebook


November 19th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Naples, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An 18 year old man suffered an asthma attack after he saw his ex-girlfriend’s updates on the social networking site Facebook.Apparently, his girlfriend dumped him and ... Read more...

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Facebook Usage Leading To Asthma Attack?


November 19th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bizarre and curious development a teenager was afflicted with Asthma after he failed to cope with seeing the images of his ex girlfriend on ... Read more...

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Traffic pollution ‘makes childhood asthma worse’


October 31st, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 31 (ANI): An Australian study has pointed out that traffic pollution, particularly in urban areas, exacerbates asthma in children.The study, conducted by University of Western Australia epidemiologist Gavin Pereira, showed ... Read more...

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Brit Indian dentist guilty of offering patient discount in exchange for sex


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): An Indian dentist in Britain has been found guilty of pestering a female patient of his for sexual favours in return for discounted treatment.Chammelle Courtney, 37, a mother-of-five, ... Read more...

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Bacteria linked to asthma attacks in children


October 8th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Scientists at the Danish Paediatric Asthma Centre (DPAC) at the University of Copenhagen and Gentofte Hospital have discovered that bacterial infections can cause asthma attacks.The discovery could ... Read more...

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Children, males and blacks at high risk of food allergies


October 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children, non-Hispanic blacks and males have higher risk for food allergies than other populations.The study estimates that 2.5 percent of the United ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian dentist ‘tried to seduce patient with discount on treatment offer’


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): A Indian dentist in Britain has landed in court after he tried to seduce a married patient into having an affair with him after her husband suffered brain ... Read more...

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Emma Stone had a hard time filming the intimate scenes in ‘Easy A’


September 17th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Emma Stone confesses that she had a hard time filming the intimate scenes in the movie ‘Easy A’.She portrays the shy character of a high school ... Read more...

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Emma Stone suffered asthma attack during sex scene


September 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Emma Stone suffered an asthma attack while doing a sex scene for new movie 'Easy A'.The actress plays a high school student who pretends to have loud sex ... Read more...

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Harold Dow Died Because Of Asthma Attack, Family Says


August 24th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The veteran CBS correspondent, Harold Dow died unexpectedly last Saturday leaving his friends and family mourning. CBS network spokeswoman confirmed the news to the media. However, ... Read more...

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Male foetuses ignore stressed mums - unlike sensitive females


July 21st, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Adelaide in South Australia have discovered that male foetuses ignore their mothers' response to stress - unlike females, which are very sensitive to ... Read more...

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Tony Curtis hospitalised after asthma attack


July 14th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 14 (IANS) Veteran actor Tony Curtis has been admitted to a hospital after suffering an asthma attack at an art exhibition. The 85-year-old, still remembered for his role in "Some ... Read more...

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Asthma warning for expecting mums


July 13th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new research has revealed that asthma is the most common complication of pregnancy in Australia with harmful effects on babies, but many of these could be prevented.Asthma ... Read more...

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Kids with chronic respiratory illness vulnerable to critical H1N1


March 12th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Children with chronic illness, especially respiratory illness, are more likely to develop H1N1 influenza, concludes a new study.The study has been published in the March issue of Pediatric ... Read more...

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Rhinitis ‘quadruples chance of an asthma attack’


December 9th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Allergic rhinitis quadruples the likelihood of asthma patients having poor control over their symptoms, thereby increasing the chance of an asthma attack, says a new study.In the new ... Read more...

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Brittany Murphy Fired From The ‘The Caller’


December 6th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec.06, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Brittany Murphy, who was seen in some popular films like Sin City and Just Married, has faced a difficult time in the recent days. Her husband ... Read more...

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Educational home visits may improve asthma symptoms in kids


December 1st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Few home visits by health care professionals to educate kids with asthma about basic strategies for earlier symptom recognition and medication use can significantly help improve the condition, ... Read more...

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JNU students on hunger strike for better health facilities


September 19th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are on a hunger strike to press for better health facilities in the campus after a first year MCA student died ... Read more...

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Changes in humidity, temperature may trigger asthma among kids


September 15th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Changes in humidity and temperature may trigger asthma among kids, suggests a report.Published in the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the report says that such ... Read more...

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Indian origin boffin’s discovery may lead to powerful new asthma treatment


August 12th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): A research team, including an Indian origin boffin, has made a new discovery that may lead to a powerful new treatment for asthma.Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Aakriti case: Government seeks action against teacher, nurse


May 21st, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely Thursday threatened action against Modern School if it does not act against the teacher and the nurse responsible for the death ... Read more...

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Teacher, nurse responsible for Aakriti’s death: Sheila Dikshit


May 20th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A teacher and a nurse of the elite Modern School at Vasant Vihar here are responsible for the death of 17-year-old Aakriti Bhatia, who suffered an asthma ... Read more...

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