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Lakshmi Sehgal critical after brain stroke


July 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 20 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, remained in critical condition here Friday after suffering a heart attack and brain stroke, doctors said.Doctors at ... Read more...

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India’s first guidelines for physiotherapists by 2014


March 18th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India's first clinical guidelines for physiotherapists dealing with ailments like low back pain, hemiplehia (brain stroke) and Parkinson's Disease will be ready by 2014, the ... Read more...

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Brain stroke turns drunkard into teetotaller


October 1st, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) A Briton, who was a drunkard, was transformed into a teetotaller after a brain haemorrhage. The change was so dramatic that his long-suffering girlfriend even agreed to marry ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian doctors reveal new device to save brain stroke victims


June 9th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Canadian researchers are on the verge of perfecting a vaccum-like device to clear brain clots much faster than current clot-dissolving drugs, according to Indo-Canadian researcher Mayank Goyal. Goyal, who ... Read more...

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New Information On Brett Michaels’ Illness Surfaces


April 26th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even as Rocker and Reality TV star Bret Michaels continues to fight for his life, new theories regarding his illness continue to surface in the web. ... Read more...

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10 adverse-reaction drugs on government radar, may face ban


December 30th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Ten popular drugs, including body slimmers and nasal decongestants, are under the health ministry scrutiny for their adverse reactions and may face withdrawal from the market in ... Read more...

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Preventive measures can help diabetics avoid brain stroke, heart attacks


November 14th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of World Diabetes Day Saturday, experts and NGOs here urged diabetics to take preventive measures to safeguard themselves against brain strokes and heart attacks. "In ... Read more...

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Brain stroke third largest killer in India, but awareness very low


October 29th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Brain stroke is the third largest killer in India after heart attack and cancer. And on World Stroke Day Thursday, experts say that awareness and immediate medical ... Read more...

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Clot-busting drug may extend stroke therapy window past 9hrs for some


February 10th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 10 (ANI): While it is said that a stroke patient should be administered treatment within three hours of the onset of symptoms, an American study suggests that a clot-busting ... Read more...

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Manjit Bawa: Man of many colours beats a silent retreat (Tribute) (With Images)


December 29th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) “I think everyone's life is beautiful. I think there is a story in the lives of each and everyone of us,” master contemporary artist Manjit Bawa wrote ... Read more...

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Artist Manjit Bawa dead after three years in coma (Lead)


December 29th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Eminent painter Manjit Bawa died in the national capital early Monday after a prolonged illness. He was 67.Bawa, well known for the vibrant use of colours in ... Read more...

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New target to treat epileptic seizures following brain stroke discovered


December 7th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Scientists would soon be able to treat some forms of epilepsy, thanks to University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute neuroscience researchers, who discovered ... Read more...

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Stroke patients can be given drugs up to 4.5 hours (Lead)


October 1st, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) If patients are administered clot dissolving drugs within four and a half hours of brain stroke, they may suffer no or only slight impairment, says a new study. ... Read more...

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Firm with novel brain clot buster seeks venture funds


August 21st, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) An Indian-American engineer is gearing up to make a mark in the lucrative medical equipment market with his blood clot busting device that can be used inside the ... Read more...

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Canadian woman speaks in new accent after brain stroke (Lead)


July 4th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 4 (IANS) In a rare medical development that has neurologists fascinated, a Canadian woman has acquired a new accent after suffering a brain stroke. Fifty-year-old Rosemary Dore of ... Read more...

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Canadian woman acquires new accent after brain stroke


July 4th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 4 (IANS) In a first case of its kind in Canada, a woman has acquired a new accent after suffering a brain stroke. Fifty-year-old Rosemary Dore of Windsor, ... Read more...

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Tabla legend Kishan Maharaj dead


May 5th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), May 5 (IANS) Pandit Kishan Maharaj, one of India's best-known classical percussionists, passed away in this temple town after battling a brain stroke for five days. He ... Read more...

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