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‘Ice cream headache’ can lead to new painkillers


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Eating ice cream or really chilled soft drinks can trigger crushing headaches in some people, momentarily freezing the brain. New insight into how this happens could ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NSW floods lead to mass evacuations


March 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rising waters in the New South Wales region has forced officials to ask thousands of people to evacuate the region. Nearly 75 percent of the region ... Read more...

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Massive evacuation ordered in US due to flooding


September 9th, 2011 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 100,000 people in the US East Coast were ordered to evacuate Thursday, as torrential rains brought by the remnants of tropical storm Lee caused ... Read more...

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Disaster control teams deployed in flood-hit Bihar


August 19th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 19 (IANS) Five teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in five flood-hit districts of Bihar for rescue and relief operations, officials said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Fear of floods back in Bihar


July 1st, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) After two consecutive years of drought, the fear of floods is back in Bihar with incessant rains and heavy water discharge into the Kosi river from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, 6 other largest economies to come under G-20 scanner


April 16th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Seven of the world's largest economies including India would face a new surveillance system aimed at highlighting and rectifying flaws before they imperil growth under a ... Read more...

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18 pc Brit women drink more than recommended alcohol units a week


April 1st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 1 (ANI): Figures from a recent survey has revealed that the proportion of UK women drinking more than the recommended levels has grown by a fifth in recent years.The figures, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nine in 10 home dishcloths in UK harbour dangerous stomach bugs


March 31st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A UK government survey has found that nine in ten home dishcloths harbour dangerous levels of stomach bugs.Research by environmental health officers suggests that people are more at ... Read more...

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India committed to provide life-saving drugs for poor


March 28th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today reiterated India's commitment to ensure supply of affordable life-saving drugs for poor people.Addressing the 7th CII- Exim Bank Conclave on India ... Read more...

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Nearly 5 in 10 Americans think nuke power is safe energy source


March 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 18 (ANI): Nearly five in ten Americans think nuclear power is a safe source of energy, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday.Though, most of the respondents expressed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Robots to help in earthquake relief in Japan


March 15th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japan is looking up to its trusted friend-the robot- for relief. Two types of robots would be brought on board to help in the rescue efforts in ... Read more...

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More damage to Japan’s n-reactors, radiation levels soar (Third Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) Fears of a nuclear meltdown escalated sharply Tuesday with an explosion in a third reactor in Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant and a fire at a fourth ... Read more...

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Fourth n-reactor on fire in Japan, PM tells people to leave area (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) A fire broke out at a fourth reactor in Japan's Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant Tuesday, hours after a blast ripped its third reactor. As the ... Read more...

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New study could lead to potential drug targets for schizophrenia, Parkinson’s


March 12th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study from the Scripps Research Institute and University of Pennsylvania could pave the way for potential drug targets for diseases ranging from schizophrenia to Parkinson's disease.By ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit kids as young as 5 ‘being rushed to hospital after binge drinking’


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Experts have blamed parents after a recent survey revealed that Brit children aged just five are being treated in hospital for drinking dangerous levels of alcohol.Brighton and Sussex ... Read more...

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Delhi power firm clamps down on power theft cases


January 17th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Delhi's leading power distribution company BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) has planned over 200 raids across the city in a bid to curb power theft cases. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why teens are less sensitive to alcohol than adults


December 5th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): It is well known that teens are less sensitive than adults to the motor-impairing effects of alcohol, but exactly what happens in the brain that causes teens to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Everest soil polluted by dangerous levels of arsenic, cadmium


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the soil on Mount Everest contains dangerous levels of arsenic and cadmium.Both heavy metals were found at levels higher than those the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Black youth are politically involved, shows study


October 20th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study by University of Chicago has shown that conception about black youth that they are politically detached and negatively influenced by rap music and videos are ... Read more...

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Mass exodus in Pak as floodwaters threaten new areas


August 30th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 30(ANI): Floodwater has submerged a town in Pakistan's Sindh province, and threatens another being used by flood relief workers.According to reports, Sujawal, a town of some 250,000 people, has been ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Fear of floods haunts Bihar


July 13th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 13 (IANS) With water entering dozens of villages and water levels rising in several rivers, the fear of floods is back in Bihar where people have started fleeing their homes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Debates rage over impact of oil dispersants in Gulf


July 12th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Scientists are worried about the increasing amounts of oil dispersants creeping onshore, and its impact on the ecosystem.Initially, BP and the federal agencies involved in the spill response ... Read more...

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1 in 5 deaths in Bangladesh linked to arsenic in drinking water


June 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Exposure to arsenic in drinking water - even at low levels - increases the risk of death from any cause, suggests a new study conducted on Bangladeshis.Arsenic is ... Read more...

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Exposure to arsenic in drinking water has fatal consequences


June 19th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Exposure to arsenic in drinking water - even at low levels - increases the risk of death from any cause, say researchers.Arsenic is known to be a potent ... Read more...

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FDA Authorizes A New Prostate Cancer Drug


June 18th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of America endorsed the initial prostate cancer chemotherapy drug. This drug has been described as one ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Icelandic volcano’s ash was electric


May 27th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): The cloud of ash blowing south from an Icelandic volcano last month was electrically charged, claim researchers.The finding could be exploited to build detectors to warn pilots when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WARNING: Walmart Issues Recall on GE Coffee Maker!


May 21st, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS)Just yesterday it was announced that Walmart, the huge department store chain, has finally recalled their Miley Cyrus line of jewelry after finding out that it contained ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Philadelphia Man Arrested For Threatening Eric Cantor


March 30th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from Philadelphia was charged yesterday (March 29) for the threats he made to kill House Minority Whip Eric Cantor, R-Va. The threats were made against ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Turn down your iPod volume during gym workouts


January 26th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 26 (IANS) Listening to an iPod during a workout feels like second nature to many, but the latest research warns we need to consider the volume levels in our earphones ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

2050 climate conditions crucial to harmful impacts in 2100


January 12th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): While countries try to come up with new strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, an international team of researchers suggests that policymakers should focus on what needs to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A two-hour train ride takes eight foggy hours


January 8th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) It takes just two hours to travel from New Delhi to Mathura by train. Ravi Raman found himself covering the distance on the Sarvodaya Express in eight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hamster toy has dangerous levels of toxic metal, consumer watchdog claims


December 7th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A consumer watchdog has laid claims that the popular hamster toy Mister Squiggles contains dangerous levels of a toxic metal.The prized robotic pet, which is a part of ... Read more...

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Hong Kong authorities issue health warning as smog blankets city


November 25th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 25 (DPA) The Hong Kong government Wednesday warned people with respiratory illnesses to limit their time outdoors as air pollution in the city soared to potentially dangerous levels. Pollution readings ... Read more...

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Hazardous golf balls take 1,000 years to decompose: Scientists


November 11th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 11 (ANI): Golf balls are proving to be a huge environmental hazard, as they take between 100 and 1,000 years to decompose naturally, according to scientists. An estimated 300 million ... Read more...

Posted in World |

People may have to go vegetarian to save Earth


October 27th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): Lord Stern of Brentford, a senior authority on climate change, has said that people may have to go vegetarian to save the planet.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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