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Scientists close to finding meningococcal B shot


May 8th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 8 (IANS) Researchers are close to finding a shot that protects against many strains of meningococcal B, the most prevalent cause of a rare but serious infection affecting ... Read more...

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Flesh-eating bug spreads in Britain


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A flesh-eating form of pneumonia that is easily passed between healthy people on public transport is spreading across Britain, the Daily Mail reported.The deadly strain of ... Read more...

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Etta James in pretty bad shape, says manager


December 25th, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Veteran singer Etta James has been hospitalised after experiencing breathing problems.The 73-year-old singer, who was recently told that her leukemia was incurable, had her family by ... Read more...

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Bird nest delicacy could cause cancer


December 24th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) A delicacy made from the nest of cave swift, a species of bird that builds its nest from its saliva, may cause cancer, China's quality watchdog ... Read more...

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Singer Etta James hospitalized with blood poisoning


May 14th, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riverside, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Etta James has been hospitalized with blood poisoning. The news was confirmed by her son – Sametto Jones. He also revealed that the legendary singer was ... Read more...

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US life expectancy is at an all-time high


March 18th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The life expectancy of Americans have reached all-time high at 78 years, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday.The infant mortality has also ... Read more...

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Lily Allen on the road to recovery


November 8th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Lily Allen, who was hospitalised for septicaemia just days after losing her second baby, is responding well to the treatment.Allen was recovering well in the hospital after ... Read more...

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Allen recovering from bacterial condition


November 8th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen is improving after she was rushed to the hospital to treat a bacterial condition.Allen's representative, Murray Chalmers, said she was "being treated for septicaemia, ... Read more...

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Lilly Allen hospitalised


November 7th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer Lilly Allen was rushed to hospital to be treated for a potentially fatal blood-poisoning condition septicaemia, just days after suffering a miscarriage.The "Smile" hitmaker was devastated when ... Read more...

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Days after losing baby, Lily Allen hospitalised again


November 7th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7(ANI): Just days after announcing she suffered a miscarriage, Lily Allen has been hospitalized with a blood poisoning condition known as septicaemia."The singer is currently responding well to treatment ... Read more...

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Woman gets world’s first double-hand transplant


October 14th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) A 52-year-old woman in Italy has become the world's first to undergo transplants of both her hands, hospital sources said.Her hands and feet were amputated in ... Read more...

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Farm animals new source of drug resistant superbugs


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Potentially deadlier strains of food poisoning bugs are spreading in farm animals in Britain. These superbugs have become resistant to antibiotics used in treating infections in both animals ... Read more...

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Now, rapid meningitis test that can detect the brain disease within an hour


August 20th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): A groundbreaking test for meningitis and septicaemia, which can tell if a child has the deadly diseases within an hour, has been developed by researchers.The speed of the ... Read more...

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Brit docs fail to save dying patient, despite texted photos of condition


July 31st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): A dying hospital patient in the UK sent photographs of her worsening health to her mother but doctors repeatedly missed chances to save her life.Jo Dowling, 25, sent ... Read more...

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Nasal spray vaccine for meningitis on the anvil


July 27th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): A nasal spray vaccine, which could offer protection against meningitis and pneumonia, is being developed by scientists.The research team, being led by Dr Qibo Zhang, from the University ... Read more...

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New book says Hitler’s hatred of Jews ’stemmed from First World War loss’


December 21st, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 21 (ANI): A new book published in Germany says the murder of six million Jews in the Second World War was due to Hitler's belief that they "stole" victory from ... Read more...

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E. Coli receptor may explain why people fall ill when stressed


March 13th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A receptor known as QseE that resides in a diarrhoea-causing strain of E. Coli helps the pathogen make the host ill when it senses stress in the latter, ... Read more...

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Why do people get sick when theyre stressed


March 10th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Ever wondered why people get sick when theyre stressed? Well, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Centre claim to have found the answer.While studying the diarrhea-causing strain of ... Read more...

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Using antibiotics for cough and cold increases superbug resistance


September 11th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): The British Governments Health Protection Agency is urging people not to seek antibiotic treatment for cough and cold problems that are caused by viruses, warning that this ... Read more...

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Transfusion of two-week-old blood could prove fatal for heart patients


March 20th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Using blood that has been stored for more than a period of two weeks may prove fatal for heart surgery patients, finds a new major study.The research ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks reveals his brush with death


November 21st, 2007 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 21(ANI): Hollywood star Tom Hanks had a brush with death when he picked up a staph infection in Fiji.The Oscar winning star failed to treat the wound on his leg, ... Read more...

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New untreatable hospital infection may be killing hundreds: Expert


November 19th, 2007 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
London, November 19 (ANI): A leading expert from Imperial College, London has warned that a new untreatable hospital infection has been claiming hundreds of lives each year.Professor Mark Enright, an authority ... Read more...

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UK’s Fleet Street behind King Tut’s fatal curse story


November 14th, 2007 - 10:24 am ICT by admin
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Heir of discoverer of King Tut’s tomb retraces latter’s footsteps


November 14th, 2007 - 2:35 am ICT by admin
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