dangerous diseases

HIV spreading among Tibetans, says government-in-exile

December 1st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 1 (IANS) HIV is increasingly becoming one of the most dangerous diseases spreading within the Tibetan community, the Tibetan government-in-exile said here Thursday.The Tibetans should take preventive measures ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Weight loss increases Vitamin D in obese women

May 26th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Ladies, if you hit the gym, you may become less vulnerable to dangerous diseases like cancer. Poor Vitamin D levels, a cause for some diseases, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia may ban tigers, crocodiles as pets

November 23rd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Crocodiles, tigers and penguins may soon disappear from Russian homes if the parliament clears a bill that bans "exotic" animals from being kept as pets.A bill on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Superbug from India causes scare in Britain

August 11th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A superbug that is fiercely resistant to antibiotics with "an alarming potential to spread" has caused a scare in Britain. Thirty-seven cases have already been reported, mainly among ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

60 Minutes: Search on for a cure for epilepsy

June 28th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As an advisor to US President Obama - David Axelrod seems very happy when he is surrounded with cameras. However beneath that grin, which he gives ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

World Environment Day (WED 2010): Smoke-free environment is a right

June 5th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
(CNS) -- Second-hand tobacco smoke is dangerous to health. It causes cancer, heart disease and many other serious life-threatening diseases in adults. "Almost half of the world's children breathe air polluted by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Concert To Raise Awareness For Lou Gehrig’s Disease

May 17th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been reported that the PALS, or the Prevent ALS group, an organization founded in the memory of Jimmy Duffy, is going to organize a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US Senator urges Obama to safeguard Pak nukes

May 9th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Republican Senator Richard Lugar has asked the Obama admisitration to apply Nunn-Lugar Bill to Pakistan, like it did with the former Soviet Union, to safeguard Pakistan's nuclear weapons. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US must press Pakistan to take US help to secure nukes: Senator

May 7th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) An influential US senator has asked President Barack Obama to press Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to accept more US help in securing his country's nuclear arsenal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian-origin researchers test to dramatically reduce deadly disease diagnosis time

August 22nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher at Kansas State University has developed a rapid test that can significantly reduce the time taken for diagnosing dangerous diseases in the lab, and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chili peppers are hot to save themselves from fungi

August 12th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): They burn lips, but the tingling thrills of chilli peppers are savored by many. Now, a group of scientists have found the reason why the fruit makes ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Terrorism obsessed Bush ignored emergence of India, China: Biden

July 16th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 16 (IANS) A senior US lawmaker has accused President George Bush of ignoring larger forces shaping the world "like the emergence of China, India, Russia and a united ... Read more...

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