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Mel B goes topless for breast cancer awareness


September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Singer Melanie Brown has gone topless in a bid to promote breast cancer awareness.The former Spice Girl recreated Janet Jackson's iconic Rolling Stone cover with only ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A healthy diet, more exercise can beat diabetes


September 12th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) A few simple changes in daily life can ultimately prove to be a major help in preventing two in three cases of diabetes while saving a ... Read more...

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Muslim sect members discovered living underground in Russia


August 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Muslim sect was discovered living in an underground bunker in Kazan Russia. The sect consists of 20 children and 50 adults. The sect is being said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

18 affordable health kiosks set up in Bangalore


August 5th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) Healthcare solutions provider e-Kshema has set up 18 health kiosks across south Bangalore to provide medical check-ups, including tests, for just Rs.120."At any of our ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Coolers, sheds, mangos…beating summer blues at Delhi Zoo


May 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The coolers are on as are the water sprinklers. Bread is off the menu and kheer, melon, cucumber and ayurvedic medicines have been brought in. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ryan O’Neal has prostate cancer


April 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 15 (IANS) Actor Ryan O'Neal has been diagnosed with prostate cancer."Recently I was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer. Although I was shocked and stunned by the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hathaway desperate to lose weight


March 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 31 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway is on a 500-calorie-a-day diet to drop two dress sizes to portray a hungry, dying prostitute in the movie adaptation of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Health budget ‘reassuring’, welcomed by industry


March 16th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The healthcare industry Friday welcomed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's announcement reducing excise duty on life saving drugs and emphasis on preventive health check-ups."The budget ... Read more...

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Legislator among 1,034 couples in Maharashtra’s biggest mass marriage


January 29th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 29 (IANS) Top political leaders, film stars and celebrities witnessed Maharashtra's first multi-religious mass marriage ceremony in which 1,034 couples tied the knot in Thane district's Virar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Counselling surrogate moms to give up their babies


January 15th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) When the bundle of surrogate joy is delivered to the biological parents, there is happiness in their eyes. But, for the surrogate mother, it ... Read more...

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Pregnant woman dies after government hospitals deny admission


January 14th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) The inhuman face of the state-run health services came to the fore once again in the city, as a pregnant woman died after she was allegedly ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ailing Zardari rushes to Dubai, refutes resignation rumour


December 7th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's sudden departure from Islamabad for Dubai for medical tests sparked intense speculation Wednesday, with a US media report stating that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zardari’s resignation rumour false, says his spokesman


December 7th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) The spokesman for Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday rejected media reports that the president may step down due to his poor health."President Zardari is in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Women with breast implants alerted to cancer risk


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Tens of thousands of women in Britain who have had breast implants were urged to have medical check-ups amid fears they are at heightened risk of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indonesia’s first gay medical clinic opens in Bali


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 3 (IANS/AKI) The first medical clinic for gay patients has opened in the Indonesia's tourist destination Bali.The initiative aims to serve gays, lesbians and transgenders that are ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nano, bike on offer for sterilisation in Rajasthan


November 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 1 (IANS) Get sterilised, win a Nano or maybe a motorcycle, a TV or refrigerator! Another Rajasthan district has put up such tantalising offers on lottery basis to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Free health screening for school children Nov 14


October 28th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Free medical treatment and health check-ups will be conducted by the Delhi government for nearly 14 lakh school children under a scheme that is ... Read more...

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Living out ‘Anand’ story: In real as on reel


October 14th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) He is 21, full of life, loves to go on long trips, hangs out with friends and makes new ones on Facebook. Occasionally, when blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hazare could be BJP’s presidential candidate: Congress


October 9th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 9 (IANS) Anna Hazare could be fielded by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as an all-party opposition candidate in the 2012 presidential elections, Congress leader Digvijay Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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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School comes to them in big yellow bus (Feature)


September 16th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With a book in hand and an eye on the clock, Sumit, 13, knows he isn't prepared for his test. But at exactly 3 p.m., ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Zardari undergoes angiography, is fine


September 12th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari underwent an angiography at a hospital in Britain where doctors gave him a clean bill of health, it was reported here ... Read more...

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Recipe for enjoying a later life


August 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Most of us know that the secret of long life lies in our genes. However not many believe to live a happy old life we require ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

At Ramlila ground, crowds throng health desk for check ups


August 19th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) It was meant to provide medical aid to those fasting along with Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, but the health desk at the Ramlila ground here ... Read more...

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Anna signs ‘modified’ undertaking with Delhi Police


August 18th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare and his team Thursday signed a "modified" undertaking with six clauses given by the Delhi Police before they proceed with their protest ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Health check-ups, legal aid pffered for women in Delhi


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Offering free health check-ups and legal counselling on issues related to domestic violence, divorce and dowry harassment, NGOs and the Delhi government organised a ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: Fourth chief named for probe team


July 19th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday appointed a new head - the fourth - of the special investigation team it has set up to probe the ... Read more...

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Elderly show way to recovery after surgeries


July 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Retired professor J.R. Verma, 91, underwent a second knee replacement surgery four months ago. But the only signs of old age this Delhiite carries are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taking care of teeth, eyes keeps dementia at bay


July 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Regular check-ups like visiting the dentist, having your eyes tested and avoiding coughs and colds could prevent dementia, say scientists.Researchers have identified a range of illnesses, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rajinikanth returns from Singapore


July 14th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth returned here Wednesday night, nearly one-and-a-half months after he flew out to Singapore for medical treatment.The actor was accompanied by his wife ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth to return home Wednesday night


July 13th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth returns here Wednesday night, nearly one and a half month after he flew out to Singapore for medical treatment.The actor will be ... Read more...

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Haryana introduces mother-new born tracking software


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) The Haryana health department has developed a 'Mother and Child Tracking' software to curb the menace of female foeticide and ensure timely health check-ups of mothers ... Read more...

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Six die of cholera in Kerala


June 29th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 29 (IANS) Six people have died of cholera while 56 have been hospitalised with diarrhoea in the tribal hamlets of Kerala's hilly Wayanad district, a legislator said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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A 5-min checklist may help docs detect autism in 1-year-olds


April 29th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A simple five-minute checklist completed by parents in a pediatrician's waiting room may soon become a standard tool to detect autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in infants when they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Liver-related problems found among Goa HIV patients: Study


April 20th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) A study conducted by NGOs in the state has found almost 60 percent of HIV-infected patients also have liver related complications.The study, by World Vision India ... Read more...

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