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Latest scan can tell need for bypass


August 29th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) An ultra-fast, 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner can tell which people with chest pain need or do not need cardiac angioplasty or bypass surgery to restore ... Read more...

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I can’t defy any command from my daughter: Shatrughan Sinha


August 15th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Veteran actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who is back home from hospital after bypass surgery, is now under his daughter's observation.The 66-year-old has been asked by his ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha discharged from hospital


August 12th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, who was admitted at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital last month, was finally discharged Sunday evening and left for home with his wife ... Read more...

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Now I value my wife, health more than ever: Shatrughan Sinha


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) He is now 12 kg lighter, wiser and more health-conscious - veteran actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who has been in the hospital since a month, says ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha recovering, will be discharged soon: Son


August 1st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, who is in the hospital for the last one month, is recovering after a bypass surgery and will be discharged soon, ... Read more...

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Uddhav visits father in hospital


July 28th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who recently underwent an angioplasty, Saturday visited his father and party patriarch Bal Thackeray in hospital, a party official ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray discharged from hospital


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was Monday discharged from hospital, four days after he underwent a surgery to remove artery blockages, a hospital official ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray to leave hospital Monday


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Two days after Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray underwent an angioplasty to remove blockages in his artery, a party leader said that his hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shatrugan Sinha shifted from ICU to private room


July 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor-politician Shatrugan Sinha, who underwent bypass surgery on Monday, is recovering and has been shifted to a private room from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).He ... Read more...

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Uddhav undergoes angioplasty, is ‘absolutely fine’


July 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Friday underwent an angioplasty procedure and all three blockages in his arteries were successfully removed after nearly three hours, ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray in hospital for angioplasty


July 20th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was admitted to Lilavati Hospital here Friday morning for an angioplasty procedure, party officials said.He was accompanied by ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray to undergo angioplasty Friday


July 20th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who has been suffering from chest pains the past one week, will undergo an angioplasty in Bandra's Lilavati Hospital ... Read more...

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Shatrugan Sinha undergoes bypass surgery, recovering


July 18th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrugan Sinha, who was hospitalised after a breathing problem, has undergone bypass surgery. His doctor says he is "on road to a speedy ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray discharged after angiography (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here early Monday following chest pain, was discharged later in the evening, a party ... Read more...

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London 2012 venues face toilet trouble


February 21st, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) The organisers of the 2012 London Olympics are faced with toilet trouble ahead of the mega sporting event in July.According to documents obtained from the Olympic ... Read more...

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For people in Imphal, the state is a failure


December 11th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 11 (IANS) Ibungochoubi Ningthoukhongjam, 49, owns five mobile phones, not because he is a gadget freak but to ensure he does not lose contact during an emergency, as ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa avoids jail, moves to another hospital


October 18th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, arrested Saturday in corruption cases, Tuesday avoided going back to jail as he got himself shifted to a second ... Read more...

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Sex hormone protects women from cardio risks


August 12th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sex hormone oestrogen could help women stave off heart disease by regulating the activity of white blood cells (WBCs) -- sentinels of the immune system.The female ... Read more...

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Tikait, a farmers’ leader who mastered the art of mass protests (Obituary)


May 15th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) In October 1988, Delhi got a taste of farmers' fury. Mahendra Singh Tikait led thousands of farmers to the heart of the Indian capital and ... Read more...

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Molecule that can increase blood flow in vascular disease identified


March 11th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a molecule that can increase blood flow in vascular disease.Circulating through the bloodstream of every human being is a rare and powerful type of cell, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thousands celebrate traditional demon fair in Kullu


February 21st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Feb.21 (ANI): Thousands attended the traditional eight-day-long Fagli Fair or demon fair on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh.The fair started with the beginning of the Phagun month of the Hindu calendar and ... Read more...

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Peripheral artery disease disables women faster than men: Study


February 5th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): For women with peripheral artery disease (PAD), small calf muscles are a major disadvantage despite being a feminine trait.Scientists at Northwestern Medicine point to the smaller calf ... Read more...

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How chlamydia can increase the risk of an ectopic pregnancy


January 12th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study has found that women who have had chlamydia are at greater risk of an ectopic pregnancy because of a lasting effect of the infection.The research ... Read more...

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Fruit fly study sheds light on core elements of obesity


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 03 (ANI): Scientists say that fruit flies that grow obese after eating a diet loaded with fat could lead the way to the core elements of obesity.The demonstration that flies ... Read more...

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More strokes, fewer heart attacks with carotid stents: Study


October 12th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A meta-analysis of previously published studies has shown that for patients with blockages in the carotid artery that supplies blood to the brain, carotid artery stenting (a non-surgical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Used condoms clog Delhi CWG athletes’ village toilets


October 7th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 7(ANI): Thousands of used condoms have reportedly clogged the drains of the Delhi Commonwealth Games accommodation towers at the athletes' village after being flushed down toilets by competitors.According to ... Read more...

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Miraculous Brit girl plays five musical instruments despite being deaf


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): The old adage, 'Where there's a will there's a way', was literally proved by a deaf girl, who plays five musical instruments and went on to win top ... Read more...

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Korean healing therapy, a major draw in Shimla


September 12th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemanth ChauhanShimla, Sep.12 (ANI): A rising number of people in Shimla are getting drawn to a unique and age-old South Korean energy healing therapy, as scores of individuals here claim to ... Read more...

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Drug implant to help stem sight loss


August 19th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) A biodegradable implant called Ozurdex that could help thousands of people suffering vision loss, has been approved for treatment in Britain and other countries by the European Medicines ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Gogoi off ventilator, making speedy recovery


August 5th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who underwent major heart surgeries, was taken off the ventilator just before midnight and is showing signs of speedy recovery, the hospital said ... Read more...

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Gogoi to undergo heart surgeries in Mumbai (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 30th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will undergo cardiac surgeries next week in the Asian Heart Institute (AHI) in Bandra here, a hospital spokesperson said Friday. Gogoi, who was ... Read more...

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Now, ‘vacuum cleaner’ to suck out strokes


June 9th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Stroke-producing blockages from blood vessels in the brain can now be sucked out, thanks to a 'clot vacuum cleaner'.Twenty-seven Calgary patients were rescued from massive strokes using the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Happy Birthday Shilpa!


June 8th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): From being "no-where' to "now-every-where', it will not be wrong to state that Shilpa Shetty has almost achieved an "iconic status' in the last three ... Read more...

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Spitting debris helps brain’s tiny blood vessels survive


June 5th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Capillaries have a unique method of ejecting debris, such as blood clots, cholesterol or calcium plaque, that blocks supply of vital nutrients to brain cells. The facts have ... Read more...

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How mice brain remove clots could help in Alzheimer’s


May 27th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Spelling new hope for Alzheimer's disease and stroke patients, researchers have identified a protective mechanism in mice that helps the tiniest blood vessels remove clots and other blockages ... Read more...

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