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Germs good for my kids: Gwyneth Paltrow


September 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she cannot shelter children from germs and actually thinks it is beneficial for kids to be exposed to muck."When they ... Read more...

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Punjab bans gutka, pan masala


August 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 27 (IANS) Punjab Monday ordered a complete ban on the sale, storage, manufacture and distribution of tobacco-based products, gutka (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) and pan masala in the ... Read more...

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India’s winning plan to fight AIDS holds hope for Africa (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A highly successful AIDS prevention programme launched in India by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation holds hope for Africa where over two- thirds of the ... Read more...

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Soccer power: Kicking malaria out of Africa


July 30th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 30 (IANS) With the Olympics on, it's a fever nobody seems to mind in the 54-nation continent at any time. Soccer fever, which afflicts nearly every African, ... Read more...

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Africa eyes India’s winning plan to fight AIDS


July 30th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A highly successful AIDS prevention programme launched in India by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has evoked great interest in Africa where over two thirds of ... Read more...

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Zoya directs adfilm to create awareness about cancer (With Images)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) After making successful film "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", Zoya Akhtar has once again donned the director's hat, but this time for a cause. She ... Read more...

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Gates praises India for containing polio


May 31st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bill Gates met Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad here Thursday and praised India's triumph over polio, even as the software tycoon's foundation is also helping ... Read more...

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More Shanghai women hit by lung cancer


April 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Lung cancer is affecting more women than men in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai, a media report said.The number of women with lung cancer rose 38.4 ... Read more...

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A German village where every house has a cancer patient


February 13th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A village in Germany has left health experts baffled as almost every household there has a resident suffering from cancer, a media report said Monday.The Wewelsfleth ... Read more...

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Philippines declares outbreak of deadly rat fever


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 3 (IANS) Health authorities in the Philippines have declared an outbreak of a deadly rat fever in the flood-hit areas of the country's southern region.At least five people ... Read more...

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New class of compounds to combat malaria


November 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a family of chemical compounds that could help develop a new class of anti-malarial drugs capable of staving off the deadly disease.Malaria ... Read more...

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Horse ban hits key South African export


November 20th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Nov 20 (IANS) Exports of horses from South Africa have been hit after the UAE, a major importer of the animals, slapped a ban on them following a deadly ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres named as the new AIDS special envoy by Obama administration


November 10th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Obama administration has named television star Ellen DeGeneres as the new AIDS special envoy. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton announced that DeGeneres will be responsible ... Read more...

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Cancer research finds two genetic variants


October 10th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane (Australia), Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists have discovered two new genetic variants that increase the risk of melanoma skin cancer.The variants were discovered in the study of the DNA of ... Read more...

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Russia to maintain EU vegetables ban until E. coli source is identified


June 7th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Tuesday announced that it will maintain the ban on vegetable imports from the European Union until the origin source of the E. coli outbreak is identified, ... Read more...

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34 mn HIV patients in world, infection rate down: UNAIDS


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) An estimated 34 million HIV-positive people live around the world but the good news is that the rate of new infections, especially in India, has ... Read more...

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Turkey flying in Indian envoy’s body


March 12th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) In a gesture underlining closer ties with India, the Turkish government has provided a military plane to ferry the body of the deceased Indian ambassador ... Read more...

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India’s envoy in Turkey dies of cancer (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India's ambassador to Turkey Raminder Singh Jassal Friday died in Ankara due to cancer, the second Indian envoy killed by the deadly disease in the ... Read more...

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Cancer claims another Indian diplomat


March 11th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India's Ambassador to Turkey, Raminder Singh Jassal, has died due to cancer, the second Indian envoy killed by the deadly disease in the last one ... Read more...

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New way found to kill malaria parasite


March 9th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) A class of chemotherapy drugs designed to block signalling pathways in cancer cells also kills the parasite that causes malaria, opening up a whole new way ... Read more...

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New discovery opens up novel strategy for combating malaria


March 9th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 09 (ANI): A group of researchers has discovered that a class of chemotherapy drugs originally designed to inhibit key signaling pathways in cancer cells also kills the parasite that causes ... Read more...

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How ovarian cancer resists chemotherapy


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists at York University have uncovered a genetic process that may allow ovarian cancer to resist chemotherapy.They studied a tiny strand of our genetic makeup known as a ... Read more...

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Gene makes ovarian cancer resistant to chemotherapy


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 3 (IANS) Researchers have zeroed in on a genetic process that may explain why ovarian cancer is resistant to chemotherapy.They studied a tiny strand of the genetic makeup ... Read more...

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Gaddafi could use biological, chemical weapons on his own people: Western experts


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): A growing number of Western military and intelligence experts fear that Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi could use biological and chemical weapons on his own people to end ... Read more...

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Viral infection unlikely to advance deadly lung disease


February 27th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers from the U.S., Korea and Japan has found that acute viral infection is not a primary cause of acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary ... Read more...

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“Cake Boss” Baker Sal Picinich Passes Away At 63


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sal Picinich, the baker who became a household name for his TLC reality show "Cake Boss" breathed his last on Monday night. His family announced the ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen links Dhaka movement with his fight against cancer


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen has linked his fight against cancer to the movement for protecting Bengali language and culture in then East Pakistan, saying the two coincided ... Read more...

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Wisconsin’s dead cows mystery solved


January 31st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wisconsin, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US vet officers have unraveled the mystery surrounding the death of about 200 cows in Wisconsin. The discovery of the dead animals sent fear and panic down ... Read more...

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Primary Official Photograph Of ‘Dream House’, Consisting Of Daniel Craig And Rachel Weisz, …


January 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Universal Pictures has discharged officially the primary photograph from ‘Dream House’, which is a movie that has the proficient Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz as its central male and female ... Read more...

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Silicone Implants May Cause Rare Form Of Breast Cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Food and Drug Administration declared on Wednesday that breast implants might be the cause of a very rare form of breast cancer. The discovery ... Read more...

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Ron Reagan Speaks About Father Ronald Reagan’s Alzheimer’s Disease In His New Book


January 15th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former President of United States, Ronald Reagan passed away on June 5, 2004 and if he had been alive, he would have turned 100 on February ... Read more...

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Zeta-Jones ‘had a good cry’ when she heard Douglas’ tumour had gone


January 12th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Catherine Zeta-Jones broke down in tears of relief when she learned her husband Michael Douglas had beaten throat cancer.Douglas revealed that the Welsh actress 'had a good ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera toll reaches 3,651


January 7th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) At least 3,651 people have died in the cholera epidemic that broke out in October last year in Haiti, according to figures released by the public health ministry.A ... Read more...

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Vaccine for deadly meningitis strain in offing


December 26th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) A vaccine against the deadly meningitis B - the strain against which there is currently no defence - may be available next year.Experts predict it will dramatically cut ... Read more...

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New approach to study potentially deadly disease-causing bacteria


December 24th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new approach to study potentially deadly disease-causing bacteria, which could help speed up the process of finding vaccines.Andrea Dowling from the University of Exeter ... Read more...

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