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Daily aspirin dose cuts cancer risk in elderly


August 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A daily dose of aspirin for over-60s can cut their risk of cancer by up to 40 percent, the Telegraph reported saturday.A study found that those ... Read more...

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Daily aspirin cuts bowel cancer death risk


April 26th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) People suffering from bowel cancer who take aspirin daily could cut their chance of dying from the disease by about one-third, a decade-long study has said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Staff flee, leave patients unattended after fire


December 9th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) As bodies of AMRI Hospital fire victims are brought out of the annexe, it is the patients in the adjacent old building who are facing severe ... Read more...

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Shining bright light into ear banishes winter blues


November 10th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) The days are turning shorter and darker and the nights longer as the winter looms, bringing on the dreaded blues, a major symptom of Seasonal Affective ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vitamin E supplement ups chances of prostate cancer


October 12th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Daily intake of a vitamin E supplement, once thought to reduce cancer risk, increases chances of prostate cancer among men, new research says. The finding is ... Read more...

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Statins can cut prostate cancer risk


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Cholesterol lowering drugs like statins, taken by millions to combat heart disease, could help reduce fatalities in prostate cancer, new research has found.US studies suggest that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now it’s HISTORY for Salman


August 24th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan has associated himself with factual entertainment channel HISTORY. He is expected to host a show for it and says viewers with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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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Rupert Grint dons milk moustache in new ad campaign


May 10th, 2011 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Actor Rupert Grint is spearheading campaign that encourages people to have milk.In a poster of the ad campaign "Make Mine Milk", Grint, who rose to ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen linked to life-threatening potassium deficiency


March 20th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 20 (ANI): Painkillers containing ibuprofen have been linked to a rare condition that can result in potentially fatal potassium deficiency.Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) can lead to dangerously low levels of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mild asthma might not need to be treated every day: Study


February 15th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study by US researchers suggests that mild asthma might not need to be treated daily.A "preventer" inhaler containing corticosteroid is part of many asthma sufferers' daily ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Popular energy shots nothing but ‘caffeinated, sour tasting water’


January 31st, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 31 (ANI): Experts have said that the latest 'energy- shots' that seem to have caught everyone's fancy may be nothing but slightly caffeinated, sour-tasting water.They said that the four-dollar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bollywood stars say yes to ‘No TV Day’


January 29th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Imagine not switching on your television for a day and missing your daily dose of soaps and reality shows? The "No TV Day" initiative in Mumbai ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tollywood Comedian Krishna Bhagawan Attends College Event In Drunken State


December 20th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, disappointing everyone, Bhagawan reached the event in drunken state and started a speech using very dirty languages. This led to the discomfort of the students as well as the other ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sameera Reddy Shows Off Biking Skills To Fans


December 6th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It was on the video sharing channel that the Bollywood sex siren posted a clip of herself atop a bike. Sameera Reddy can be seen riding a bike and showing off ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aspirin advised for everyone over 45 to keep heart disease, cancer at bay


November 24th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A small daily dose of aspirin for everyone aged over 45 could help keep heart disease and cancer at bay, suggest experts.The Oxford University research published in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Red wine can help fight diabetes


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Drinking small glass of red wine every day can help treat diabetes, research has found.Potent "super-food" compounds found in the wine can work as well as a daily ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

A glass of red wine a day ‘can treat diabetes’


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Research has found that drinking a small glass of red wine every day can help treat diabetes.Potent "super-food" compounds found in the wine can work as well as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tomato juice helps beat bone disease


November 21st, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Scientists say two glasses of tomato juice a day strengthens bones and can ward off osteoporosis.The key ingredient is thought to be lycopene, the antioxidant already credited with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Helen Mirren based new film character on Martha Stewart


October 7th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren has revealed that she based her retired assassin character in new film 'Red' on lifestyle queen Martha Stewart.The Oscar winner said that the idea of ... Read more...

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An aspirin a day keeps bowel cancer at bay


September 16th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Taking just an aspirin a day could protect you from bowel cancer. Scientists found that those who took a small, 75 mg aspirin tablet for a year were 22 ... Read more...

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Aspirin ‘cuts bowel cancer risk’


September 16th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): A low daily dose of aspirin could ward off bowel cancer, says a new research.Researchers investigated just under 2,800 people with bowel cancer and just under 3,000 healthy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fish oil could save 10,000 heart patients every year


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Fish oil capsules could save lives of 10,000 heart patients every year, finds a recent survey. A review study reveals omega-3 supplements prevented the deaths of almost one in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, ‘happy chair’ to beat winter blues


August 20th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): A student in Scotland has designed a special "happy chair" to give much-needed light therapy to people suffering the winter blues.Chuang, Meng Jung decided to take action after ... Read more...

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Taking aspirin daily ‘cuts prostate cancer risk by 30pc’


August 12th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A new research has shown that taking a low dose of aspirin every day can cut the risk of prostate cancer by almost 30 per cent.According to scientists ... Read more...

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New pills shrink cancer tumours by half


July 24th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Scientists at a British laboratory have developed two pills which can halt the spread of skin cancer by shrinking deadly tumours by half. Scientists at the GlaxoSmithKline drugs firm ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Diabetics can get their blood sugar level in check with the help of obesity surgery


July 8th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) People suffering from diabetes have placed their hopes on obesity surgery to get their blood sugar levels down.Doctors say they have discovered that after the obesity ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vitamin D deficiency common across a range of rheumatic conditions


June 19th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Vitamin D deficiency is common in patients with a range of rheumatic diseases, according to two new studies.A further study assessing response to vitamin D supplementation found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking Toddler Addicted To 40 Cigarette A Day


May 29th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ardi Rizal is just like any other normal two year old kid. Except in the fact that he is a cigarette addict. Recent videos of this ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Print media followers make healthier choices


May 5th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A new research claims that people who turn to print media for their daily dose of health news are at a greater advantage than those who use digital ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking could predispose people to dementia


April 15th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have found that lighting a cigarette could predispose people to dementia, not protect them as it has been earlier claimed.The human brain becomes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Farah Khan Ali is fashion week’s ‘Wills Twitter Face’


March 15th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali's addiction to micro-blogging site Twitter has paid off. She has been named the 'Wills Twitter Face' for the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Vitamin D can help you tide over a bleak winter


March 9th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) A daily dose of vitamin D may just be what helps you tide over a long, bleak winter when you are mostly indoors, says new research. "Vitamin D deficiency ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

A pat on the head can help older adults remember daily meds


January 5th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Need help remembering if you took your pills? Well, a pat on the head while taking a daily dose of medicine can help, says a new study.Remembering to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ginkgo doesn’t seem to slow brain decline


December 30th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Ginkgo biloba supplements, taken by older adults for several years, did not slow down their cognitive decline, says a new study. Cognitive decline is a decrease in the ... Read more...

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