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Kendra Wilkinson promotes sex


April 12th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson says that people should have as much sex as possible because it makes them beautiful."Sure sex is fun, but did ... Read more...

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Cold wave kills 64 in Russia


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A severe cold wave has killed 64 people across Russia in January.About 1,400 people requested medical assistance, with 779 admitted to hospitals, Deputy Health Minister ... Read more...

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Smoked fish, dried vegetables charm Kashmiris in winter


January 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) The temporary blockade on the Srinagar-Jammu highway due to snowfall has come as a blessing for traders selling smoked fish and dried vegetables - a centuries-old ... Read more...

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Katie Price waiting for perfect man


December 4th, 2011 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Model Katie Price has vowed to stay single until she meets the man of her dreams.The TV star split from Argentinean model Leandro Penna earlier this ... Read more...

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Zinc lozenge, the sweet pill for common cold?


July 27th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Zinc lozenges have shown promise in treating common cold by shortening its duration by 40 percent.Interest in zinc lozenges was spurred by the example of a ... Read more...

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Watermelons helped cure Osama of kidney ailment: NYT


May 8th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Watermelons formed part of the homemade remedies Osama bin Laden relied on to recover from two kidney operations when he was in Afghanistan around a decade ... Read more...

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Risk of infections, allergic diseases lower in vaccinated kids: Study


March 5th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new research has shown that vaccinated children are not at higher risk of contracting infections or allergic diseases.Roma Schmitz and her colleagues from the Robert Koch Institute ... Read more...

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Take zinc to shake off cold


February 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Take zinc to shake off a nasty cold, a review study says. The latest Cochrane Review found that people who took a zinc syrup solution or lozenge ... Read more...

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Zinc ‘can treat the common cold’


February 16th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A team of scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, believes that zinc supplements can reduce the severity and duration of illness caused by the common cold.The findings, based on ... Read more...

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It’s official: Men really are wimps when it comes to illness


January 19th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Scientists have proof now that when it comes to falling ill, men really are wimps.A new study has found that men are much more prone to falling sick ... Read more...

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Dannon to pay $21 million to settle complaints against its probiotics products


December 21st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dannon S.A. has agreed to a $21 million settlement with state investigations.Dannon was accused of exaggerating the health benefits of some of its dairy products. Federal and ... Read more...

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Spoonful of honey boosts energy


December 12th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Ancient Greek athletes consumed honey to boost their energy and performance levels during Olympics events as it contains glucose and fructose, known to produce tremendous reserves of glycogen ... Read more...

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Regular exercise wards off common cold


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) People who are fit and active are far less likely to get coughs and sniffles. And even if sporty types get colds, they are milder and don't last ... Read more...

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Cure for the common cold a step closer


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists have moved a step closer to a cure for the common cold and the winter vomiting bug after they pinpointed a vital mechanism the body uses to ... Read more...

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Is cure for common cold in sight?


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) A cure for common cold seems to be in sight after scientists identified a vital mechanism that fights off viruses.The breakthrough by scientists at a Medical Research Council ... Read more...

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People who exercise regularly ‘less likely to get a cold’


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): A new research has indicated that people who are physically fit and active have fewer and milder colds.The US researchers based their findings on 1,000 adults up to ... Read more...

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Happiness is avoiding ugly women, says The Situation


October 26th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 26 (ANI): Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino says happiness on the Jersey Shore is all about avoiding "grenades" (ugly women) in his lifestyle guide, "Here's the Situation."The campy ... Read more...

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Big nose prevents illnesses including cold


May 17th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Not fond of your large nose? Well, here is a reason to cheer up-it can actually protect you from illnesses including colds, says a research.Scientists found that larger ... Read more...

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Airport toilets ‘teeming with germs and filth’


May 14th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): The profusion of germs at airports can cause travellers to fall ill with colds and flus, a top Aussie travel doctor has warned.According to Dr Deborah Mills, from ... Read more...

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Legal blow for controversial Andaman tourist resort


March 10th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Weeks after the last member of the Bo tribe died on the Andaman Islands, an Indian court has moved to protect the neighbouring Jarawa tribe by suspending the operation ... Read more...

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CSKA Moscow can be thrown out of Europe on doping charges


December 9th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 9 (ANI): Following their two players testing positive in drugs tests, CSKA Moscow may be thrown out of Europe.Russian defenders Alexei Berezutsky and Sergei Ignashevich have been provisionally suspended from ... Read more...

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Common cold virus may stave off swine flu


November 14th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): The virus responsible for causing common cold may help fend off common cold, reveals a new study.In the study, researchers found that that the percentage of throat swabs ... Read more...

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Landon Donovan Tests Positive For Swine Flu


August 14th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
According to the reports on the SI.com on Thursday, it has come to light that the US and Los Angeles Galaxy star Landon Donovan has been reported to be H1N1(Swine Flu) positive. ... Read more...

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Pregnant women should eat fruits to reduce respiratory infections


July 9th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Pregnant women who eat at least seven daily servings of fruits and vegetables cut down the risk of developing upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), according to a new ... Read more...

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Garlic pills not a viable option to fight colds as yet


July 8th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Garlic pills are not the sure shot way to fight colds, as a new review suggests inconclusive evidence of the benefit of this treatment.Only one garlic study had ... Read more...

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Novel treatment effective for asthmatic preschoolers


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Preventive treatment with high doses of inhaled corticosteroids is effective in reducing the severity and duration of asthma attacks triggered by colds in preschoolers, according to a ... Read more...

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Sleeping less than seven hours a night raises common cold risk


January 13th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Sleeping less than seven hours a night greatly raises the risk of catching a cold, according to a new study.The research indicates that those who sleep approximately ... Read more...

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Brit school teaching kids how to blow their noses!


December 30th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Pupils at Broad Oak Primary School in Manchester are being taught how to blow their noses!The five- to 11-year-old kids are being shown a DVD that tells ... Read more...

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We spend 25 years of our life sleeping!


December 28th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): As 2008 comes to an end, many must be thinking how they will spend the next year and for that matter the rest of their lives. But, ... Read more...

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Cold symptoms lasting for over 2 weeks may be sinusitis


December 2nd, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) has warned that if stuffy nose, headache and other symptoms of cold last for more than two weeks, ... Read more...

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Washing hands better than pills for keeping colds at bay


October 10th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): They say popping vitamin C tablets can help colds, but a new research has shown that the pills do not provide nearly as much protection as other ... Read more...

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Wheezing infants with colds at 10-fold asthma risk in later life


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Infants who wheeze while suffering from common cold are at a ten-fold risk of developing asthma in later life, say researchers.The new study from University of Wisconsin ... Read more...

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You wont catch a cold standing in the rain


April 24th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
London, April 24 (ANI): Do men ogle the opposite sex more than women? can we catch a cold by standing out in the rain? Is it possible bacteria in poo could ... Read more...

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Antibiotics no help for sinus


March 14th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 14 (ANI): If your answer to stuffy sinuses is antibiotics, then heres a new flash for you - the drugs prescribed for the common infection do not work.According to ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic practitioners seek to be abreast of modern medicine


February 19th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
By Ravi Khandelwal Jalandhar, Feb 19 (ANI): Ayurveda, which is one of the oldest and most holistic medical systems, suffered a setback during Medieval and British rule in India. But, institutions like, Dayanand ... Read more...

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