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Indian hospital group to train doctors in Ghana


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Sep 16 (IANS) India's Apollo Hospital Group will conduct a medical camp in Ghana to provide affordable treatment to people suffering from liver and heart diseases as part of ... Read more...

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Poor mental health linked to reduced lifespan


August 1st, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) People with poor mental health may have a shorter lifespan, according to a large-scale population based study.Researchers from University College London (UCL) and University of ... Read more...

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WHO lauds China’s smoking curbs


May 31st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday praised China for its efforts to raise awareness on health risks caused by cigarette smoking."This year marks a milestone in ... Read more...

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Coffee lowers risk of dying


May 17th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Coffee drinkers may live longer as new research has found they are less likely to die than non-coffee drinkers.According to a 14-year study, men who consumed ... Read more...

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167 human skeletons found in Mexican cave


March 11th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tuxtla Gutierrez (Mexico), March 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have found 167 human skeletons from about 50 years ago in a cave in the southeastern state of Chiapas, near the border ... Read more...

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Today 3rd February (Friday) is ‘National Wear Red Day’ for women


February 4th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today 3rd of February is ‘National Wear Red Day’ for women to create awareness about heart disease. It ought to be mentioned that heart disease is ... Read more...

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New Yorkers’ life expectancy at all-time high


December 28th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday that babies born in the city in 2009 have the record high life expectancy of 80.6 years, ... Read more...

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Pakistan hit by haemorrhagic strokes


October 31st, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Haemorrhagic stroke is posing a serious challenge to Pakistani people's health and is one of the leading causes of death in the country, an expert has ... Read more...

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Women more prone to heart problems than men: Doctors


September 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Women are equally if not more prone to heart attacks even though traditionally they were thought to be relatively immune to cardiac ailments, doctors say. ... Read more...

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Bereaved parents may not live for long


September 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) While it is commonly believed that people may die of a 'broken heart' on losing a partner, a new study has indicated parents, who lose their ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivar are authentic, says Venezuela


July 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The human remains that rest in the National Pantheon of Venezuela are those of Simon Bolivar, but the cause of his death remains to be determined, ... Read more...

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Kids risk ill health, shorter life with too much salt


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Health experts in Britain have warned that the processed foods and sauces at the heart of the nation's diet are actually fuelling a dangerous daily overdose ... Read more...

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Lack of exercise increases heart risk among kids


May 13th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Children who are healthy but inactive can unwittingly risk invitation to future heart problems.A team of Swedish and Danish researchers studied 223 children -- 123 boys ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 missing since 2006, says Mexican rights body


April 4th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 4 (IANS/EFE) A total of 5,397 people have been reported "lost or missing" in Mexico since 2006 and nearly 9,000 have died and not been identified, said ... Read more...

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Fiber intake linked to reduced risk of death


February 15th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that dietary fiber may be associated with a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, as well as a reduced ... Read more...

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Fibre intake lowers death risk


February 15th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Dietary fibre tends to lower death risk from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, a study conducted over a nine-year period says. Fibre from edible plants is known to ... Read more...

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How stressed cells boost production of key blood clotting factor


February 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Scientists have found how stressed cells boost the production of the key blood clotting factor, thrombin.The discovery was made by scientists at the Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit (MMPU), ... Read more...

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February is the American heart month


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) February has been set aside as American Heart Month by the country’s health authorities to create more awareness on heart diseases.Activities such as blood donation and ... Read more...

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Blood-clotting bandage to help save lives on the battlefield


January 30th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Scottish scientists are developing a new chemical bandage that will help save lives on the battlefield by instantly helping to clot blood and staunch wounds.The authors have discovered ... Read more...

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Prevent gum disease to keep lungs healthy


January 19th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new research suggests that maintaining periodontal health may contribute to a healthy respiratory system.The new study says that periodontal disease may increase the risk for respiratory infections, ... Read more...

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Violent prison riot in northern Mexico kills 11


January 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- At least eleven inmates were killed on Tuesday when a violent fight broke out at a rehabilitation center in the northern region of Mexico, officials said on ... Read more...

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CDC: Seat belt usage is now around 85 percent


January 8th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lot of the Americans are now buckling up when they get into the cars.New survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target for controlling dangerous inflammation in lungs


January 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Scientists at the Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, have found a new therapeutic target for controlling dangerous inflammation in the lungs.They have found that blocking the activation ... Read more...

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Eating habits that ensure a longer life


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study has found that the leading causes of death are no more infectious diseases but chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer - which may ... Read more...

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Longer life spans scarred by more sickness


December 14th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Longer life spans are scarred by more number of years of sickness than before, reveals a new study. Indeed, a 20-year-old today can expect to live one less ... Read more...

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We spend more time sick now than 10 years ago


December 14th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study has shown that average "morbidity," or, the period of life spend with serious disease or loss of functional mobility, has actually increased in the last ... Read more...

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Pathological gamblers ‘more likely to commit suicide than non-betters’


November 24th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new Montreal inter-university study has shown that pathological gamblers are three times more likely to commit suicide than non-betters.The study also indicated that these gamblers are also ... Read more...

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Curable diseases caused 1.5 m child deaths in India


November 13th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Five curable diseases accounted for nearly 1.5 million child deaths in India in the year 2005, a study said Saturday.The study, published in an online ... Read more...

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Smoking ups death risk due to breast cancer


November 9th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): A new study has revealed the women who smoke or have a history of smoking are at 39 percent higher risk of death due to breast cancer.Although smoking ... Read more...

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Snake venom studies paves way for therapies for heart disease, cancer


July 30th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): In a study on how the body responds to toxins in snake venom, Japanese scientists have reported that their findings could help in the development of therapies for ... Read more...

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Japanese women ‘have highest life expectancy’


July 27th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Japanese women have topped the world longevity ratings for the 25th straight year, with their average life-span hitting a record high of 86.5 years, the government has reported.New ... Read more...

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Japan women’s life expectancy world longest for 25th straight year


July 26th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 26 (DPA) Japanese women held the world's longest life expectancy for the 25th year in row in 2009, with their average life-span hitting a record high of 86.44 years, the ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel chief to probe Sopore firing


June 26th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday appointed state human rights commission chief Justice (retd) Syed Bashir-ud-Din to conduct an enquiry into Friday's firing incident in Sopore in which ... Read more...

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Candy Cigarettes Banned By FDA


June 24th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): With both the Family Smoking Prevention Act as well as the Tobacco Control Act of the USA, supporting the move, the FDA finally managed ... Read more...

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Filtering donor blood cuts cardiac risk, lung complications


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Scientists have found another reason to filter the foreign white cells from donor blood-it dramatically reduces cardiopulmonary complications for patients who received a transfusion.The study by researchers at ... Read more...

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