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High tech demystifies giant dinos’ feeding habits


July 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Technology employed in designing racing cars and airplanes also helped researchers demystify the feeding habits of giant dinosaurs 150 million years ago.A team of researchers, ... Read more...

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Chopper mishap: Bedridden Munda sits up for first time


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) One-and-a-half months after he suffered grievous injuries in a helicopter accident, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday sat up for a few minutes, an official statement ... Read more...

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IPL player in custody for molestation (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke Pomersbach was arrested Friday for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in the capital and ... Read more...

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Abishek accompanied Big B for his checkup


April 10th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who had abdominal pain post his surgery, went the Nanavati Hospital here for a check-up Tuesday and was seen with son Abhishek ... Read more...

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It’s just another visit to doctor: Amitabh


April 10th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was surprised to see the media parked outside his house after he tweeted about his impending CT scan.He is likely to ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan ill again, may undergo CT-scan


April 10th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Two months after his surgery, mega-star Amitabh Bachchan is again ill and suffering from "excruciating pain" since past couple of days.He is likely to undergo ... Read more...

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Scissors removed from Chinese kid’s head


March 26th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Doctors in China's Shanghai city have removed a pair of scissors from a three-year-old boy's head.According to the parents, the boy was standing on a chair ... Read more...

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Big B prepares for abdominal surgery


February 9th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has revealed that he will undergo abdominal surgery Saturday."There were some medical procedures today as well for -- and this is being ... Read more...

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Bone-like material created with 3D printer


December 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) It looks, feels and acts like a real bone -- but it has come off from an inkjet printer. Washington State University researchers have used a ... Read more...

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Now a table to perform virtual autopsies


October 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Imagine autopsies without cutting through the body or diagnosing a disease on a 3D image of your body -- all on an iPad-like table.The Sectra ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse: Victim’s kin seek to rebuild lives


September 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) It was around 8 p.m. when 12-year-old Saima was engrossed with dinner preparations in the Khan household, in the old quarter of the city. Saima, ... Read more...

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Big B suffers hairline rib fracture


September 24th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A minor accident on the sets of "Department" has left Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan with a hairline rib fracture and immense pain."There is a ... Read more...

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Schoolboy runs over four students


September 5th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Four students were injured, two of them critically, when a student who attempted to drive his friend's car ran over them outside a school here, police ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh hospital offers free CT scans Monday


August 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) A state-of-the-art CT scan centre at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh will offer free services to all patients on the Independence Day Monday, an official said ... Read more...

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Doctors diagnose stroke with iPhone app


May 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Calgary, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have found a new way to diagnose stroke in people; using an iPhone application. The app was developed by scientists from the University of Calgary.The ... Read more...

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8-year-old in Alabama survives deadly tornado


April 30th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): An eight-year-old boy in Alabama has survived after being sucked into tornado.The incident took place on Wednesday, when howling winds lifted Reginald Jr. off his top bunk bed.His ... Read more...

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Arunima stable, responding to treatment


April 20th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) National level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose left leg had to be amputated after she was pushed off a running train last week, continues to ... Read more...

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Injured Arunima’s condition now stable, say doctors (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) National-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose left leg had to be amputated after robbers threw her off a running train last week, is in a ... Read more...

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Safer CT scanning for kids developed


April 5th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy has revealed that researchers at the Queen Silvia Children's Hospital have developed a method that allows the lowest possible dose of radiation ... Read more...

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Radioactive substances found in Japan food


March 19th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have exceeded allowable limits in foodstuff like spinach and milk following leaks at the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Japanese government's top spokesman said Saturday.Chief ... Read more...

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Pakistani toddler survives after falling into spinning washing machine


February 11th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 11 (ANI): A Pakistani toddler aged 17 months has reportedly been saved after he fell into a washing machine and got spun for nearly two minutes.According to Nanyang ... Read more...

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Kids often exposed to imaging procedures that use radiation


January 4th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study led by University of Michigan researchers has shown that parents and doctors need to exercise caution before children are exposed to radiation during imaging procedures."Imaging ... Read more...

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Even facial bones show signs of aging


January 4th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Ever wondered what makes us look older? A new study has revealed that wrinkles and sagging result not only from changes in the skin, but also from aging-related ... Read more...

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Novel imaging technique may cut lymphedema in breast cancer patients


December 12th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Oncologists have pointed out that integrating single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with the computerized tomography (CT) scans may offer breast cancer patients substantial protection against lymphedema.The ... Read more...

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Men too at risk of breast cancer, say doctors


October 28th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Men too can develop breast cancer, and its treatment could be much more complex if diagnosed at an advanced stage, doctors said Thursday."People are unaware that breast ... Read more...

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Badal injured in fall, gets two stitches (Lead)


October 7th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, who sustained minor injuries after he fell at his official residence here Thursday morning, was "absolutely fine", doctors said. Badal, 82, ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates CWG sports injury centre


September 26th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday inaugurated a state-of-the-art sports injury centre at Safdarjung Hospital here for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. The Rs.70-crore centre, equipped with the ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena hits back at Narayan Rane for attacking Uddhav


September 25th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Saturday hit out at Revenue Minister Narayan Rane for accusing its executive president Uddhav Thackeray for the shootout in which Swabhiman Sanghatana chief Nitesh ... Read more...

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Sculptor hid Egyptian queen Nefertiti’s flawed beauty


September 20th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Egyptian queen Nefertiti, hailed as the perfect example of beauty, might have been quite ordinary looking after all. The 3,300-year-old carved bust of the queen with her aqualine nose ... Read more...

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Nefertiti’s bust reveals she wasn’t the beauty as believed


September 20th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): A scan of ancient beauty Nefertiti's bust, one of the world's most famous objects, has revealed that the Egyptian queen actually had a bent nose and even had ... Read more...

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Docs aim to reduce radiation doses for children


August 1st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Medical professionals have been taking measures to reduce children's exposure to radiation during diagnostic tests such as CT scans as their changing bodies and brains are especially sensitive. And ... Read more...

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No Injuries Found, Eugenio Velez To Remain In Hospital Overnight


July 25th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday, the San Francisco Giants outfielder Eugenio Velez was hospitalized after being hit on the head by a foul ball, struck by fellow team mate ... Read more...

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Iraqi man walks again after seven years


July 16th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Seven years after he was hit by splinters from an American missile, a former Iraqi soldier is free of constant pain and again able to walk without ... Read more...

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Did small size prompt the theft of King Tut’s penis?


June 30th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 30 (ANI): Tutankhamun's penis could have been stolen because the Egyptian boy king was allegedly less-than-endowed.According to Time magazine, a report in The New Scientist presents the possibility of ... Read more...

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Fear of lawsuits leads to over-testing in ER’s


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the United States say that the number one reason why they always over-test in the emergency room is the fear of malpractice lawsuits.Doctors also ... Read more...

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