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Teen collapses after 5-days of gaming marathon


August 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tyler Rigsby who is 15 year old stayed up in his bedroom enjoying his video games which caused him to stay locked up in his room, he ... Read more...

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54 Africans died at sea during voyage to Italy


July 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 11 (IANS)A total of 54 people have died in the Mediterranean sea while attempting to reach the Italian shores from Libya, Xinhua quoted the United Nations Refugee ... Read more...

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Peafowl in Hasanpur died of hunger and thirst: Experts


June 13th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 13 (IANS) The peafowl that died in Hasanpur village, near here, early this week succumbed to hunger and thirst, the post-mortem examinations of the birds revealed Wednesday.At least ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease toll is 36 in Bihar


June 7th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 7 (IANS) The deaths of five more children because of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts has taken the death toll to 36 in 11 ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease toll is 31 in Bihar


June 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) The deaths of eight more children because of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts has taken the death toll to 31 in 10 ... Read more...

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Human body needs fluid balance, not just water (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Drinking lots of water alone is not necessarily good or won't get you to lose weight. Fluid intake through other beverages can be equally beneficial, says ... Read more...

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Drinking excess water may not benefit us


June 6th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Drink lots of water... it's good for you -- an oft-heard advice has been debunked by an expert as not really benefitting us and rather being ... Read more...

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Heat wave leaves poor and rich with little options


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) For Pushpa Rani, 38, a labourer who works a 16-hour day, seven days a week, the blistering heat that keeps most Delhi citizens indoors is ... Read more...

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Mom wants to control Rihanna’s wild life


May 15th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Singer Rihanna's mother has stepped in to stop her from partying too hard."Monica (Fenty) is moving in to keep an eye on her. Rihanna's ... Read more...

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‘Kids dehydrate as they hardly drink during breakfast’


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Nearly two-thirds of children are dehydrated because they hardly drink anything during breakfast, a new study says. An analysis of more than 450 children between nine ... Read more...

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170 Mexican kids sick after having food at school


May 1st, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 1 (IANS/EFE) About 170 children and six adults fell sick after having food at a party at an elementary school in the Mexican Pacific resort city of ... Read more...

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Ghana cholera toll rises to 21


April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Accra, April 19 (IANS) The toll in the cholera outbreak here in Ghana's capital has risen to 21. Over 1,500 cases of the disease have been reported, an official said.Ato ... Read more...

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Man collapses attempting Scrabble world record


April 16th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A 55-year-old Briton -- who was a diabetes patient -- collapsed due to dehydration while playing Scrabble for 15 hours and attempting to break the world ... Read more...

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Nine miners trapped in Peru


April 8th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nine miners remained trapped underground in southern Peru after a copper mine where they were working caved in two days ago.The accident at the Cabeza ... Read more...

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Plants ‘remember’ drought as part of survival


March 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Plants which experience drought learn to handle them better the next time, thanks to their memories of the event. The new research also confirms the scientific ... Read more...

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Hungry kid eats own hair


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) A three-year-old boy kept in a "cell" by his cruel parents was so hungry he ripped out and ate his own hair, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Two brothers rescued after three months at sea


February 18th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Two brothers, who said they were fishermen and had been adrift on the open sea for three months, were rescued near the Mexican island of ... Read more...

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Shock treatment knocks out E. coli bug


January 12th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Shock treatment can knock out E. coli bugs growing on the surface of heavily contaminated meat, reveals a study. The technique offers a cheap and easy ... Read more...

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Hazare dehydrated, asked to end fast (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Doctors Wednesday pleaded with Anna Hazare to end his three-day fast begun Tuesday, saying he was suffering from dehydration and could face kidney failure.A team ... Read more...

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‘Safe’ sensor detects hidden explosives


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Unlike X-ray scanners, a new sensor can detect objects hidden in thick cardboard or plastic packages, including knives and explosives, without emitting harmful rays. Researchers at ... Read more...

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EU says that prunes are not a laxative


December 14th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The European Union has defined prunes as “not a laxative.” For centuries, prunes have been used to lighten the bowel but an EU body says it cannot ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit discharged from hospital


December 12th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who was admitted to a city hospital last week following high fever and viral infection, was discharged Monday, a close ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit stable, to be discharged soon


December 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who was admitted to a hospital following high fever and viral infection, is stable now and may leave hospital Thursday ... Read more...

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Elephant dies at Chhattisgarh zoo


November 24th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Days after a tigress was found killed in a Chhattisgarh sanctuary, an elephant died at a zoo in Bilaspur district, forest officials said Wednesday.A post-mortem report ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj, Jaitley suffer dehydration


October 12th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley suffered dehydration and were rushed to a medical centre Tuesday evening minutes before they entered ... Read more...

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Girl who lived with dead grandmom recovering


October 6th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 6 (IANS) A two-year-old girl in China who lived with her dead grandmother for over a week is recovering, a media report said.The girl's digestive system was returning ... Read more...

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Day 12: Anna is weak, stressed


August 27th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare feels "weak and stressed" as his fast for a strong anti-corruption bill entered the 12th day Saturday, said a doctor monitoring ... Read more...

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At Ramlila ground, crowds throng health desk for check ups


August 19th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) It was meant to provide medical aid to those fasting along with Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, but the health desk at the Ramlila ground here ... Read more...

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During Ramzan, no one notices Kashmir’s fasting teachers


August 5th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) For the past week, dozens of contractual college teachers in Kashmir Valley have been on an indefinite fast in Srinagar demanding a wage hike. But theirs ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams down with food poisoning


July 19th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams apologised to his fans for cancelling a concert in Denmark after he was struck with food poisoning.Posting a photo of him with ... Read more...

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Energy drinks can be dangerous, says study


July 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Caffeine-rich energy drinks pose dangerous health risks and may cause seizures, strokes or even death, a study carried by the NGO Centre for Science and ... Read more...

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‘Drinking eight glasses of water is nonsense’


July 13th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) The recommendation to drink six to eight glasses of water daily to prevent dehydration is a "thoroughly debunked nonsense", says an expert.There is currently no clear ... Read more...

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Israel makes device to monitor troops’ health


June 30th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 30 (IANS) Israeli defence scientists have designed a tiny device that can be attached to the ear and which could monitor the health status of an army personnel ... Read more...

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U.S. self-help author James Arthur Ray found guilty of negligent homicide


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yavapai County, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A motivational speaker in the United States could be jailed up to 11 years after he was found guilty on three counts of negligent homicide. 53-year-old ... Read more...

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Australian woman sets solo ocean swim record


June 15th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) An Australian woman has set a new world record for an unassisted solo ocean swim, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported.Shadowed by sharks and fighting severe ... Read more...

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