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Test to predict premature births discovered


September 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new method to predict premature births, based on a new blood test that looks at two specific proteins, combined with an established ... Read more...

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New blood test detects deadly calcium deposits


September 7th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, Sep 7 (IANS) A new test could identify individuals who are likely to develop potentially deadly calcium deposits in their tissues and blood vessels, a precursor to chronic kidney ... Read more...

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‘Diabetes can be found out through hair test first’


September 6th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Trichologist Akshay Batra says that hair is one of the prime source to detect many diseases."Hair has a significant medical content. By looking at ... Read more...

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I feared I was pregnant: Sharapova


August 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said she feared she was pregnant when she contracted a stomach bug earlier this month.Sharapova withdrew from the Canadian ... Read more...

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Ronit Roy recovers from typhoid, back to work


August 20th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) After a bout of typhoid, actor Ronit Roy is back to work and is planning to hit the gym."For all who ask. Fit as a fiddle ... Read more...

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Blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease in offing


August 10th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) A blood test is in the offing to detect Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Emory University say."Reliability and failure to replicate initial results have been the biggest challenge ... Read more...

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New method detects aggressive prostate cancer


August 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) A new screening method combining a novel drug therapy and changes in prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels can detect an aggressive prostate cancer, despite negative results ... Read more...

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Mumbai rave party: Designer Rocky S, actress Madhura clarify presence


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Popular fashion designer Rocky S and model-actress Madhura Naik admit they were present at the party busted by the Mumbai police, but have claimed innocence ... Read more...

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Pregnancy news shocked Tori Spelling


April 4th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) TV actress Tori Spelling found out she was pregnant while being treated for a migraine problem in a hospital and says the news shocked her."We found ... Read more...

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Signs of improvement, walked few steps: Big B


February 19th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has reported signs of improvement in his blood test reports, thus avoiding a second surgery. He also tried to walk a few ... Read more...

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Anna reaches Delhi for medical check-up


January 29th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare reached the national capital Sunday for a medical check-up at the Medanta hospital, a senior doctor said."He (Anna Hazare) has complained ... Read more...

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End fast immediately, doctors tell Hazare (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Doctors attending on Anna Hazare, whose fast entered its second day here Wednesday, have "strongly advised" him to end his hunger strike as it could ... Read more...

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Hazare loses weight, continues fast (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Amid growing concerns over his health Wednesday, Anna Hazare's three-day fast entered its second day at the almost deserted MMRDA Ground here, his aides said.Though ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gene behind fatal brain disorder isolated


December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) A blood test could help diagnose a devastating brain disorder that is often misdiagnosed and ends in fatality. People who inherit the abnormal gene CSF1R always ... Read more...

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Blood test to tell whether anti-depressants work


December 16th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) In a brand new discovery in the field of psychiatry, scientists have found a new method by which it can be known whether an anti-depressant drug ... Read more...

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Doctor molests minor during check-up, held


November 29th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) A doctor has been arrested for molesting a girl here during a medical check-up, police said Tuesday.The victim, a Class VI student of a government ... Read more...

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Medicine prices shouldn’t rise: Supreme Court


November 17th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday told the central government that the prices of medicines should not rise further. "Bring it down, don't escalate it in ... Read more...

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New blood test to diagnose heart attacks


September 21st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A possible new blood test based on the presence of a protein released after a heart attack, could help diagnose an attack, new research suggests.Loyola ... Read more...

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Lahore dengue toll rises to 36


September 18th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) One more person has died of dengue in Lahore, taking the toll to 36. The Pakistani city has been severely hit by the mosquito-borne disease over ... Read more...

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New blood test will warn of premature births


September 6th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A new blood test could warn mothers whether they are at risk of giving premature birth. About 80 percent of premature births can be pinpointed early ... Read more...

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Sputum test best to detect TB: Azad


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A sputum test is the "best available" means to detect tuberculosis (TB) rather than a blood test, which has been termed "unreliable" by the ... Read more...

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Anna stable but weak


August 27th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare, whose fast for a strong Lokpal bill continued for the 12th day Saturday, is stable but getting weaker and has lost 7.5 ... Read more...

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Anna’s health stable but worrisome: doctors (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Anna Hazare's health is deteriorating but he is stable, doctors attending to him said Thursday, day 10 of his fast for a strong anti-corruption bill."The ... Read more...

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Day nine: Anna’s health deteriorates (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The health of Anna Hazare continues to deteriorate, doctors said Wednesday as his fast for a stronger anti-corruption entered day nine."We recommended that he (Hazare) ... Read more...

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Rihanna, 50 Cent seek bone marrow for kid


June 6th, 2011 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Singers Rihanna and 50 Cent have teamed up to help a struggling couple save their ailing baby daughter who is in dire need of bone ... Read more...

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Stem cell revolution can defeat Alzheimer’s


June 5th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Healthy adults will be able to boost their chances of surviving cancer and diseases such as Alzheimer's by freezing stem cells taken from their blood. A ... Read more...

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Gene variation linked to infertility in women


May 18th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Variation in a gene involved in regulating cholesterol has been linked to infertility in women, a study shows.According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, variation in ... Read more...

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HIV-positive man dies, relatives say doctors biased


May 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 17 (IANS) A man died in a Ranchi government hospital after doctors refused to operate upon him for a liver problem as he was HIV-positive, his family members ... Read more...

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New blood test can predict how long one will live


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) A new blood test could help predict how long someone has to live, based on how fast they are ageing. Researchers have developed the $700 test, ... Read more...

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Simple blood test can now predict premature birth risk


April 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Until now, there was no way to predict a woman's chance of giving birth prematurely.A simple blood test taken during the second trimester of a pregnancy can ... Read more...

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Biomarker-based blood test can predict metastasis risk in melanoma


April 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A set of plasma biomarkers that could reasonably predict the risk of metastasis among patients with melanoma has been identified.Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer in men ... Read more...

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Nicotine raises blood sugar among diabetic smokers: Study


March 28th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers have found that nicotine is the main culprit responsible for persistently elevated blood sugar levels - and the resulting increased risk of serious health complications - in ... Read more...

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More sensitive blood test could improve diagnosis of heart attacks


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that a highly sensitive blood test could help identify heart attacks in thousands of patients who would otherwise have gone undiagnosed.The test, which identifies heart ... Read more...

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Diabetes alert, a decade before symptoms appear


March 21st, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) A blood test developed by a scientist reveals whether you are at risk of diabetes 10 years before symptoms show up.By measuring levels of five markers ... Read more...

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Simple blood test to detect Down’s syndrome cuts miscarriage risk


March 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simple blood test to check unborn children for Down's syndrome, which would save pregnant women from undergoing invasive examinations that risk losing their baby. ... Read more...

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