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Brazil spider’s venom could help in man’s sexual life


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A group of scientists from Brazil and the US has found that the venom from what is considered the world's deadliest spider could be the secret ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Achcha to hum chalte hain’: Rajesh Khanna bids a quiet adieu (Obituary)


July 18th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) From the dizzying heights of fame to quiet shadows behind the arclights, Rajesh Khanna's life had a theatrical sweep, almost like one of his ... Read more...

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Flesh-eating bacteria victim Aimee Copeland speaks for first time since her hospitalization


May 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aimee Copeland, the young woman whose left leg, right foot and both hands had to be amputated because of the effects of a flesh eating bacteria, spoke ... Read more...

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US woman’s hands, legs consumed by flesh-eating bacteria


May 20th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Both hands and the remaining foot of a 24-year-old American woman had to be amputated after they were infected by a flesh-eating bacterial infection called Necrotizing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Multiple channels help brain avoid traffic overload


May 7th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Multiple signalling channels within the brain ensure that they don't overload the organ with too much traffic at their busiest roundabouts and keep it healthy and ... Read more...

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‘Ice cream headache’ can lead to new painkillers


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Eating ice cream or really chilled soft drinks can trigger crushing headaches in some people, momentarily freezing the brain. New insight into how this happens could ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kendra Wilkinson promotes sex


April 12th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson says that people should have as much sex as possible because it makes them beautiful."Sure sex is fun, but did ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Caffeine-exercise combo protects against skin cancer


April 4th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) A caffeine-exercise combo may be able to ward off skin cancer caused by exposure to sunlight, a study reveals."We found that this combination treatment can decrease ... Read more...

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Long term diabetics exposed to triple stroke-risk


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) People suffering from diabetes for 10 years or more face triple the risk of stroke, compared to non-diabetics, says a new study.This is the first study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

David Domoney: ‘Viagra is good for plants too’


January 19th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plant lovers have the excuse to buy Viagra. In the first of its kind, the blockbuster drug has been found to be beneficial to plants as well. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Mind governs skin’s reactivity to allergies


January 19th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) A harmonious mind-body connect, the key to good health, also seems to determine how your skin reacts to allergies.A team of neuroscientists have found that if ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Black tea is beneficial for health


December 31st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) While many people prefer being cautious about taking too much tea at home or workplace, researchers now suggest that by taking three cups a day one ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Viagra in condom promises the lift


December 9th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A patented gel in a new condom promises to boost lovemaking by promoting blood flow.The gel inside the tip of the sheath rapidly permeates the skin ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Zardari suffers bleeding in brain, may go to London


December 9th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari, who left Pakistan Tuesday after suffering a stroke that caused bleeding in the brain and facial paralysis, will continue to be in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brain’s crossed wires cause depression


December 9th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) New research has used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to show that those suffering from depression had decreased connectivity between several key regions of the brain ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eating fish powers brain


October 25th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Eating fish, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, boosts blood flow to the brain and improves its performance.New research shows it can also quicken reaction ... Read more...

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Warring placenta, uterus trigger preeclampsia


October 11th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) A battle raging within the womb - between the father's biological motive to produce a big and healthy baby versus the mother's need to live through ... Read more...

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Synthetic fat limits damage to heart attack victims


August 7th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) A synthetic fat used in treating overdoses of local anaesthetics could also protect heart attack victims. A University of California, Los Angeles study, led by anaesthesiologist ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

At 82, she underwent her 11th surgery


July 13th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a room at Apollo Hospital in the capital, 82-year-old Kamal Vadera prods the doctor about why her condition could not be diagnosed earlier. She ... Read more...

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Taking apples daily keeps cardio risks at bay


July 8th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Taking apples daily is one way of keeping risks linked with cardio health at bay. Catherine Bondonno, doctoral student in pharmacology at the University of Western ... Read more...

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Girl beats fainting condition after 14 years


June 24th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A British girl who suffers from a rare condition that made her faint every time she stood up was finally able to stand on her feet ... Read more...

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Snobbish bugs prefer coffee for beverage


June 8th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Human beings may have made a cult out of drinking caffeine, but now it seems they are not the only species doing it.Four different strains of ... Read more...

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Erection inducing condom ‘CSD500′ might soon be available in Europe


May 10th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Regulators in Europe are considering approving a new condom which has a gel that can keep erection. The condom was manufactured by Futura Medical and it has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Red wine, chocolate sharpen your mind


May 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Red wine and chocolate make for a deadly combination to keep your mind sharp and alert, a study suggests. Polyphenols, plant chemicals abundant in dark chocolate ... Read more...

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Researchers patch damaged heart with engineered tissue


May 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Researchers have pioneered a method to patch a damaged heart with an engineered tissue, in a major step forward in combating cardiovascular disease, one of the ... Read more...

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‘Bad cholesterol’ also vital for health


May 6th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Believe it or not, 'bad cholesterol', or low-density lipoprotein (LDL), is also vital for our well being.LDL is referred to as the 'bad' cholesterol because it ... Read more...

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Exercise protects heart via nitric oxide


May 5th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Exercise both reduces the risk of a heart attack and protects it from injury if a heart attack has occurred, researchers say. For years, doctors have ... Read more...

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Exercise protects heart from injury through nitric oxide


May 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A study has found new evidence that the nitric oxide generated during physical exercise protects the heart from injury.Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Capnography help save man who remained pulselessness for 96 minutes


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A 54-year-old man who collapsed on a recent winter night in rural Minnesota after a heart attack and remained pulselessness for 96 minutes, was saved thanks to capnography- ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may improve blood flow after stroke


April 27th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins may help may help restore blood flow after a stroke, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.The ... Read more...

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Brain bypass regenerates lost brain tissue


April 25th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Neurosurgeons have successfully regenerated lost brain tissue through brain bypass surgery in patients whose blood flow to the organ was impaired by strokes. This loss of ... Read more...

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Gene key to kidney disease, failure and death identified


April 24th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study has found that a gene called PVT1 may help reduce the kidneys ability to filter blood, leading to kidney disease, failure and death.Researchers at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids watching TV for hours? Beware of health risks


April 21st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Six-year olds who spend most of their time watching TV could end up with narrower arteries in the eyes, increasing their chances of heart disease, high ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Amazing jab cuts down damage in heart attack by 60 percent


April 19th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) A simple injection administered to patients even 12 hours after a heart attack or stroke could cut down their crippling effects by more than half. British-based ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-lowering drug could protect kidneys after surgery


April 12th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new study involving an Indian-origin researcher has suggested that taking a cholesterol-lowering drug called statin before having major elective surgery could potentially reduce serious kidney complications.Each year, ... Read more...

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