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Non-invasive extenders better than surgery for men who want longer penis


April 19th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has found that non-invasive methods are better than surgery when it comes to penile lengthening.An Italian review found that penile extenders are more successful than techniques ... Read more...

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India has world’s highest number of still-births: Lancet


April 14th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A total of 22 babies were born dead out of every 1,000 births in India in 2009, the highest number of still-births in the world, ... Read more...

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Separated Siamese twins draw crowds in their village


May 31st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Sita and Geeta, the conjoined twins who were separated after a 14-hour surgery in New Delhi last month, returned to their home in a Bihar village to a ... Read more...

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Separated a month ago, Siamese twins go home Saturday


May 28th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Conjoined twins Sita and Geeta will leave for their hometown in Bihar after they are discharged Saturday, more than a month after being successfully separated following a ... Read more...

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Separated Siamese twins to be discharged by Saturday


May 27th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Conjoined twins Sita and Geeta are likely to be discharged by Saturday, more than a month after they were successfully separated following a 14-hour marathon surgery, a ... Read more...

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Separated Siamese twins doing well, to go home next week


May 21st, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Sita and Geeta, the Siamese twins separated following a marathon day-long surgery a month back, are doing well and will be discharged by Wednesday, doctors attending on ... Read more...

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Separated conjoined twins to be discharged next week


May 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Sita and Geeta, the conjoined twins who were separated after a 14-hour surgery last month, are ready to be discharged from hospital next week, doctors attending on ... Read more...

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Kids deaf in one ear fall behind in language skills


May 10th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Hearing loss in a single ear of a child hurts his ability to comprehend and use language, says a new study. "For many years, paediatricians and educators thought that ... Read more...

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Kids with hearing loss in 1 ear fall behind in language skills


May 5th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Loss of hearing in one ear hurts children's ability to comprehend and use language, according to a new study."For many years, pediatricians and educators thought that as long ... Read more...

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Separated conjoined twins to be discharged in two weeks


May 4th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Sita and Geeta, conjoined twins separated following a marathon day-long surgery a month back, are doing well and will be discharged from the hospital in 10-12 days, ... Read more...

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Separated conjoined twins recuperating in Delhi


April 7th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Sita and Geeta, conjoined twins separated after a 14-hour long rare and difficult surgery, were recuperating in a Delhi hospital where the procedure was conducted, doctors said ... Read more...

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Conjoined twins from Bihar separated after marathon surgery (Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A team of 27 doctors separated 18-month-old Siamese twins Geeta and Sita after a 14 hour-long rare and difficult surgery in a hospital Monday. The surgery started in ... Read more...

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Researchers construct erectile tissue in rabbits


November 21st, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The day is not far off when surgeons will be able to reconstruct or replace damaged or diseased penile tissue in humans and enable them to return to ... Read more...

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Mums-to-be on prescription drugs likely to have kids with congenital defects


November 18th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Expectant mothers consuming prescription drugs are at an increased risk of suffering miscarriage or give birth to kids with major congenital abnormalities, reveals a Canadian study."I never expected ... Read more...

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Lab-grown penis brings hope to men


November 10th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center's Institute for Regenerative Medicine say they have found a way to replace penile erectile tissue and function in animals.According to ... Read more...

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Mums history of mental illness linked to stillbirth and newborn deaths


November 10th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women with a history of serious mental illness are much more likely to have babies that are stillborn or die within ... Read more...

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Chromosomal abnormality behind broad range of disorders in kids uncovered


September 11th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): A collaborative study has revealed a submicroscopic aberration in a particular region of human chromosome 1q21.1 that is associated with a variety of developmental disorders in children. Dr. ... Read more...

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