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Cops take window smoker to psych ward after mistaking it for suicide bid!


December 20th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 20 (ANI): A lawyer smoking on the sill of his second-floor apartment window was taken to a psychiatrist after a pair of blundering cops mistook it as a suicide ... Read more...

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Douglas may lose voice: Doctor


August 18th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Hollywood star Michael Douglas can lose his voice after being treated for throat cancer, says a doctor. The 65-year-old will soon go for an eight-week radiation and chemotherapy session ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Michael Douglas may lose his voice in cancer battle


August 18th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): Michael Douglas may loose his voice after the treatment for throat cancer, doctors have warned.The 65-year-old is to begin an aggressive course of radiation and chemotherapy to ... Read more...

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Fans struggle to cope with Avatar ‘blues’


January 14th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 14 (ANI): The idyllic planet depicted by director James Cameron in his blockbuster film Avatar is giving rise to depression and suicidal thoughts among people who regret not being able ... Read more...

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Cricketer fighting for his life after getting struck by lightning in Brooklyn


July 27th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Brooklyn (New York, US), July 27 (ANI): A cricket player was battling for his life Sunday night after being struck by lightning while racing off the field to escape a sudden thunderstorm ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New artificial skin-producing method offers hope for burn, cancer victims


July 17th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 17 (ANI): A German company has come up with a brand new technique to mass produce artificial skin that may offer life-changing hope to burn victims, cancer patients and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Not-so-perfect Megan Fox has clubbed thumbs


June 12th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 12 (ANI): She's one of Hollywood's most hottest stars, but Transformers actress Megan Fox is not entirely perfect - she has unusually large thumbs.The medical term for Fox's clubbed ... Read more...

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Women’s long-term fertility linked to reduced Parkinson’s risk


February 26th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Women who are fertile for more than 39 years and have natural menopause are at a lower risk of contracting Parkinson's disease, says a new study.The study, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Don’t allow MP3 headphones to get too close to pacemakers


November 10th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Don't allow MP3 headphones to get too close to pacemakers and implantable defibrillators; they could be potentially dangerous. Researchers investigated the effects of MP3 headphones, most of which ... Read more...

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MP3 headphones can disturb pacemakers functioning


November 10th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): An American research team has shown that headphones for MP3 players can interfere with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) if placed within an inch of such ... Read more...

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Designer backs yoga project at US hospital cancer ward (Repeating for all needing)


October 31st, 2008 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) Famed fashion designer Donna Karan has sponsored a major project at a premier hospital here to clinically prove that yoga, meditation and aromatherapy can enhance regimens of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Designer backs yoga project at US hospital cancer ward


October 30th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) Famed fashion designer Donna Karan has sponsored a major project at a premier hospital here to clinically prove that yoga, meditation and aromatherapy can enhance regimens of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lindsay Lohan hit by a motorbike


July 27th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 27 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan was hit by a motorcyclist here. Lohan was partying Friday with her friend Samantha Ronson, and when they were leaving, the actress was ... Read more...

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Medical experts slam celebs detox diets


June 13th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 13 (ANI): As more celebrities jump on the detox bandwagon, it's also catching on with the general public. But some medical experts say these body-cleansing diets are not ... Read more...

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