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Woman kills man by injecting silicone in genitals


September 13th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) An American woman is facing 10 years in jail after being charged with injecting a man's genitals with a fatal dose of liquid silicone in a ... Read more...

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Exposure to PCBs worsens asthma symptoms


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 2 (IANS) Children exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), used in a range of industrial products, could aggravate their asthma symptoms, new research suggests.PCBs were regularly used between ... Read more...

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Anti-hepatitis A shot effective for 10 years


August 10th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Anti-hepatitis A virus (HAV) shots give infants immunity for least 10 years, according to latest research.The study found that any transfer of the mother's HAV ... Read more...

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Grapefruit juice boosts cancer drugs’ efficacy


August 8th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A glass of grapefruit juice a day could indeed boost the efficacy of cancer drugs, check their side effects and also reduce the cost of the ... Read more...

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Scientists show how infection fighting cells form


July 10th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) Scientists have shown for the first time how an important class of immune cells, which spur development of antibodies to fight infections, comes into being.'Follicular dendritic ... Read more...

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Cannabis can help treat obesity


July 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Two cannabis compounds can raise the quantum of energy the body burns and keep obesity at bay. Called THCV and cannabidiol, they were found to have ... Read more...

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Cholesterol shows promise in fighting cancer


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 23 (IANS) Researchers at Simon Fraser University have concluded that cholesterol may have a few good qualities like slowing or halting cancer cell growth, after all the bad ... Read more...

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Tiny diagnostic device can navigate bloodstream


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Engineers have developed a tiny, wirelessly powered, self-propelled device that can navigate the blood stream to deliver drugs, do diagnostics or microsurgeries. Ada Poon, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Fighting gum disease easier when fat cells disappear


November 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) The human body is better geared to fighting gum disease when fat cells, which trigger inflammation, go away.Inflammation that continues to brew in the body can ... Read more...

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‘Some two lakh babies die of infection per year’


October 5th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) As many as 190,000 babies die in the first four weeks of birth every year in India due to a bacterial infection acquired in the ... Read more...

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Lasers to treat human heart after attack


August 12th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) A new laser technology has been developed that helps stem cells in the heart to reduce scarring of the organ immediately after an attack, claim Isrealite ... 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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Nasal spray helps stop diabetes


June 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) In a significant breakthrough, scientists have developed a nasal spray vaccine that could stop children from developing diabetes, a media report said Wednesday.The spray can stop ... Read more...

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Salmonella biggest food-borne threat to US


June 8th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 (IANS) Salmonella poses the greatest health threat to America, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention said.Salmonella infection has risen 10 percent over the past ... Read more...

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Light sensitive drugs to target cancer


June 5th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new cancer treatment that uses light to target tumour cells, a method which promises greater effectiveness than available treatments. Scientists at the ... Read more...

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Blood protein levels may predict risk of heart disease


April 9th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A new study led by an Indian-origin surgeon has found that increased levels of a protein that helps regulate the body's blood pressure may also predict a major ... Read more...

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We will miss Mr. Bachchan at IIFA: Anil Kapoor


March 4th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Anil Kapoor says he will miss his colleague and Bollwyood megastar Amitabh Bachchan at the upcoming 12th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards.After an association ... Read more...

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Gujarat firm to produce nausea preventing nasal spray


January 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A Gujarat-based pharmaceutical company Tuesday claimed to have won for the first time in India the patent for a nasal spray that prevents vomiting and nausea, which will ... Read more...

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Scientists inch closer to synthetic blood


January 11th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Scientists have created particles that mimic some key properties of red blood cells, paving the way for the development of synthetic blood.The new discovery could also lead to ... Read more...

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Tomatoes ‘contain nutrient that prevents vascular diseases’


January 7th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists in Japan have discovered that tomatoes contain a nutrient, which could tackle the onset of vascular diseases.The research has revealed that an extracted compound, 9-oxo-octadecadienoic, has ... Read more...

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Understanding causes of insulin resistance (Part-I)


December 28th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 28 (ANI): Insulin is a hormone that is produced by the beta cells, which are cells that are scattered throughout the pancreas. The insulin produced is released into the ... Read more...

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New breathing therapy reduces panic and anxiety


December 21st, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that a new breathing therapy reduces panic and anxiety by reversing hyperventilation.The new treatment program teaches people who suffer from panic disorder how to reduce ... Read more...

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Boozy footbath won’t get you drunk


December 15th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A new research has exploded the Danish urban myth that it is possible to get drunk by submerging your feet in alcohol.The authors, led by Dr Peter Lommer ... Read more...

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Florida Woman Julie Welsh Dies Of Allergic Reaction Moments After Giving Birth


November 4th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a real shock to Julie Welsh's family when she suddenly died because of allergic reaction few seconds after giving birth to her son. ... Read more...

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Women who smoke ‘four times more likely to have ectopic pregnancy’


September 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Women who smoke regularly are four times more likely to have ectopic pregnancy than those who don't smoke, say scientists.Researchers of the Edinburgh University have found a chemical ... Read more...

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World’s Largest Breast Implant Removed


September 18th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sheyla Hershey who was the woman to have the biggest breast implant in the world was forced to have them removed when she fell ill after ... Read more...

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Drug shows promise against debilitating condition of diabetes


September 11th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): A drug has the potential to stop a debilitating condition of diabetes that often leads to pain in the extremities and even amputations, say scientists.The drug has been ... Read more...

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Consuming grapes and green tea could leave you with an iron deficiency


August 24th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Eating certain polyphenols, substances found in many fruits and vegetables, decreases the amount of iron the body absorbs, which can increase the risk of developing an iron deficiency, ... Read more...

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Now, radiation therapy to detect and kill tumours with fewer side effects


August 10th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Scientists are developing a new way to destroy cancerous tumors with radiation therapy that would have fewer side effects and minimal damage to surrounding tissue.Israel Gannot of Tel ... Read more...

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Cheers! Drinking red wine ‘can help you live longer’


July 31st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Drinking red wine can help people live a longer and healthier life, according to a new study.The study showed that a popular plant extract, found in the skin ... Read more...

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Cheers! Red wine can suppress inflammation in humans


July 30th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, July 30 (ANI): A popular plant extract, called resveratrol, can suppress inflammation in humans, according to a new study.The extract is already known to prolong life in yeast and ... Read more...

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Young athletes with diabetes can still perform: Study


July 15th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research has found that although diabetes affects performance of young athletes, they can still manage a good performance.A participants' athletic prowess is sapped by low blood ... Read more...

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New way to treat cancer using gas bubbles


June 28th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Researchers have found a novel technique of destroying cancer cells in the body - injecting exploding gas bubbles into the blood stream. The research team from Leeds University developed ... Read more...

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Blood-thinning drug can stop malaria infection


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Scientists may have found new treatments for malaria - a blood-thinning drug heparin that can stop malaria from infecting red blood cells.The most common form of malaria is ... Read more...

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BJP vague on Jaswant, Uma Bharti’s return


May 26th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Wednesday ambiguous about the much touted return of veterans Jaswant Singh and Uma Bharti to the party fold. ... Read more...

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