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‘Stayin’ Alive’ singer Robin Gibb dead


May 21st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who was battling colon and liver cancer, died Sunday. He was 62."The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb battles pneumonia


April 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb is reportedly battling pneumonia, less than a month after achieving remission from colon and liver cancer.The 62-year-old star is being treated in a ... Read more...

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Cuban singer-songwriter dies


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) Singer-songwriter Sara Gonzalez, one of the original voices of the New Cuban Song Movement, has died in Havana, official media reported. She was 60.The artist revealed ... Read more...

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Kids among eight hacked to death in Honduras


January 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Eight people, four of them children, were murdered in the Caribbean province of Colon, the Honduran government said.The victims, residents of the village of El Regadero, ... Read more...

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Honduran police find burnt aircraft


December 20th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 20 (IANS/EFE) A small twin-engine airplane suspected of being used to smuggle cocaine was found burned in the Caribbean province of Colon, Honduran police said.Though first detected in ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal how superbug turns killer


October 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Researchers have revealed how a common hospital pathogen turns into a deadly superbug, killing more and more patients worldwide.A mutation in the Clostridium difficile causes potentially ... Read more...

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Baby dies after beating in Puerto Rico


February 8th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) A Puerto Rican woman accused of beating to death her three-month-old son has been jailed.The woman was jailed Monday after she failed to post the $500,000 bail ... Read more...

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Blocking rogue gene could halt the spread of most cancers


January 25th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): University of East Anglia scientists have discovered a rogue gene, which - if blocked by the right drugs - could stop cancer in its tracks.The culprit gene - ... Read more...

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Blocking rogue gene could stop cancer


January 25th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, scientists have discovered that blocking a rogue gene with the right drugs could halt cancer in its tracks.The culprit gene, known as WWP2, attacks ... Read more...

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2,900 kg of cocaine seized in Panama


January 25th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian police and military units confiscated over 2,900 kg of cocaine in two separate operations over the weekend, authorities said here Monday.More than 100 bales containing 2,625 ... Read more...

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Bronx raid drug suspect’s dad shot


January 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bronx, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The father of a suspect was mistakenly shot at, during a raid on their home in Bronx by the police.The police was out searching for 41-year-old Alberto ... Read more...

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Four tonnes of cocaine seized in Panama


September 26th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, Sep 26 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian authorities seized about four tonnes of cocaine at a hideout along the Caribbean coast, 24 hours after confiscating three tonnes of the drug, an official spokesperson ... Read more...

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3 tonnes of cocaine seized in Panama


September 25th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, Sep 25 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian security forces seized three tonnes of cocaine in the central province of Veraguas thanks to an intelligence tip from the Colombian military, police said Friday. The drugs ... Read more...

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$4.2 mn found in two barrels in El Salvador


September 13th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, sep 13 (IANS/EFE) Police have found more than $4.2 million inside two barrels buried in El Salvador, raising the total amount of cash found in the area during the past ... Read more...

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Dr. Oz Reveals Cancer Scare


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though hard to imagine, but doctors fall sick too. Dr. Oz, considered as the ultimate health guru has revealed that he recently had a cancer scare ... Read more...

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Man survives extraction of iron rod in Dubai


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 2 (DPA) An Indian man in Dubai survived a massive surgery to remove a two-metre-long iron rod that penetrated him in an accident, daily newspaper Emirates Today reported Thursday. The iron ... Read more...

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Museum launches a graphic novel on Anne Frank


July 11th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Anne Frank House Museum has launched a graphic novel on Anne Frank. The museum is hoping to promote the life and times of the young ... Read more...

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Jury retires to deliberate on Patel manslaughter trial


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, June 23 (ANI): The jury involved in the manslaughter trial of controversial Indian origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel has begun its deliberations after Justice John Byrne spent four hours summing up ... Read more...

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Constipation killed Elvis Presley!


May 8th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) American Rock 'n' Roll star Elvis Presley died in a toilet in 1977 of constipation and not heart attack, a report reveals. It is now said that the ... Read more...

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He loved his bike to death - literally


April 30th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) A 22-year-old Puerto Rican, who was murdered last week, loved his powerful motorbike so much that his embalmed corpse was put astride his Honda at a funeral home. The ... Read more...

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Women with diabetes 25 percent more at risk of cancer


April 28th, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) A new study has revealed that women with diabetes are 25 percent more likely to develop cancer.The study, led by Tel Aviv University Medical School involving 17,000 diabetics, ... Read more...

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Heavyweigh Champion Brock Lesnar Speaks About His Illness And Wonder Recovery


January 21st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brock Lesnar, the heavyweight champion, appeared on the show "SportsCenter" in ESPN on Wednesday, Jan 20. Earlier, it had been decided that the Ultimate Fighters Challenge ... Read more...

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Ciggie smoking ‘increases colorectal cancer risk’


December 4th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): People who smoke cigarettes over a long period of time have an increased risk for developing colorectal cancer, says a new study."This provides one more reason not to ... Read more...

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Hormone deficiency behind common chronic diarrhea


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a common type of chronic diarrhoea may be caused by a hormone deficiency.Researchers from Imperial College London, with collaborators from King's College ... Read more...

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Remote controlled-’spider pill’ camera offers new way to scan for diseases


October 12th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 12 (ANI): Scientists in Italy have hailed a remote control 'spider pill' camera with moving legs as a new way to scan for diseases.Dr Enrico Grasso, a cancer specialist at ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect distant Jupiter-sized planet eclipsing its host star


September 29th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): Taking the help of a telescope in Florida, astronomers have pinned down the extravagantly unusual orbit of HD 80606b, a Jupiter-sized planet nearly 200 light years away, which ... Read more...

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Gut bacteria may help treat inflammatory bowel disease


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): British scientists have revealed that a gut dwelling bacterium can help treat inflammatory bowel disease called colitis.The research team from Institute of Food Research in Norwich, UK have ... Read more...

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Man drinks daughter’s breast milk to cure his cancer


May 29th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Tim Browne, a cancer victim, is drinking his daughter's breast milk every morning to keep the disease at bay.Retired teacher Tim has been diagnosed with terminal colon and ... Read more...

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‘Clear-headed’ Farrah Fawcett praised by doctor


May 20th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Cancer-stricken Farrah Fawcett's doctor has showered the actress with praises, saying her "clear thinking" has lent her a helping hand in battling the disease.The former Charlie's Angels star ... Read more...

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Molecular ‘pied piper’ could be key to treating cancers


April 29th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) A molecular 'pied piper' within blood cells, known as 'Liar', smuggles other molecules into the cell nucleus, triggering their development and division. The discovery could be the key ... Read more...

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Novel way to shrink cancerous tumours found


March 26th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): A team of Canadian researchers has found a novel way to stop the most aggressive cancerous tumours from growing and spreading.They found that simply modifying a natural tumour-inhibiting ... Read more...

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Plane with 1,400 kg of cocaine seized in Honduras


February 23rd, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 23 (DPA) Honduran police seized a small plane with 1,400 kg of cocaine in the northwest department of Colon, local media reported. Radio HRN quoted an unnamed officer of the drug ... Read more...

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Expert tells Brisbane court that Patel surgery ”inappropriate”, led to deaths


February 19th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb.19 (ANI): Colo-rectal expert Brian Collopy told a Brisbane Magistrates Court today that controversial Indian-born surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel fell short of competent medical practice when he wrongly diagnosed and ... Read more...

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Pregnant US tourist beheaded in Puerto Rico


February 5th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Feb 5 (EFE) A six-month-pregnant US tourist was kidnapped and beheaded in Puerto Rico, EFE reported Thursday.According to the police report Wednesday, Sarah Kuszak, described as being in her mid-to-late ... Read more...

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Secrets of cancer survival uncovered


August 12th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Researchers from Monash University have identified a family of enzymes that play a crucial role in turning benign or less aggressive tumours into more potentially fatal cancers. ... Read more...

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