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Alzheimer’s can be diagnosed with eye test


August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Now Alzheimer's can be diagnosed with a simple eye test, according to researchers.Trevor Crawford, psychologist from the Centre for Ageing Research, Lancaster University, said: "The diagnosis ... Read more...

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Imogen Thomas says that she was hysterical about her baby scare


August 14th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 14 (NEWS) Imogen was expected to visit a studio recently for an interview. On that day of the interview she was three months pregnant. Abruptly, she could not make it ... Read more...

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Coffee reduces risk of heart failure


June 27th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Two mugs of coffee a day could help keep the heart healthy, according to a study.With up to 40 percent of those affected dying within a ... Read more...

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Jack Osbourne upset about disease


June 19th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) TV actor Jack Osbourne, who recently welcomed a daughter, is devastated after he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.Just three weeks after welcoming his daughter Pearl ... Read more...

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Manual to be released on Thyroid day Friday


May 24th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) To curb thyroid-related disorders, the Indian Thyroid Society (ITS) has said a clinical manual would be launched on the World Thyroid Day Friday to raise ... Read more...

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Lee Chong Wei’s injury not serious


May 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 24 (IANS) Diagnosis showed that Malaysia's World No.1 shuttler Lee Chong Wei's ankle injury is not a serious one and he should recover in two to three ... Read more...

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‘300 mn suffering from asthma globally’


April 16th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Around 300 million people in the world are suffering from asthma and the figure can rise to 400 million by 2025, says the World Allergy ... Read more...

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Left, right arm differences in BP lowers survival chances


March 21st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Patients of hypertension who have different blood pressure (BP) readings from each arm have reduced chances of survival over 10 years, says a new study.National guidelines ... Read more...

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Kidney disease on rise in Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan is witnessing a rise in chronic kidney diseases due to late diagnosis and a rising trend of high blood pressure and diabetes.Health experts reached this ... Read more...

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Genetic changes make cancer deadly


March 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A single cancer can be dramatically different within one person, say experts. They discovered that different parts of a tumour can have different genes.And a tumour ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host global healthcare meet


March 8th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 7 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the 7th International Conference of Al Noor (ICAN) under the patronage of Nahyan Bin Mubarak ... Read more...

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Cancer denial killing thousands in Britain


March 7th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Thousands of people in Britain are dying "unnecessarily" because they are too scared to mention early symptoms of cancer to their doctor, according to the BBC.A ... Read more...

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Rise in cancer deaths worrying: Sheila Dikshit


March 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday expressed concern over the increase in cancer deaths and stressed the need for preventive measures."Every year, tens of thousands ... Read more...

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Wrong treatment leads to Hepatitis C cases in China


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Improper diagnosis and treatment in clinics in a Chinese province have lead to over 100 Hepatitis C cases, the health department said.The cases have been reported ... Read more...

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Will Barbie doll sport a bald look?


January 13th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) If an online campaign has its way, the world-famous Barbie doll may soon get a new makeover -- it may go bald in support of ... Read more...

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Celebrity Giuliana Rancic praises singer Kelly Osbourne


January 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) American celebrity Giuliana Rancic has praised singer Kelly Osbourne for helping her during breast cancer surgery.Giuliana explained that Osbourne, 27, has sent words of inspiration through ... Read more...

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Camera phones can play vital role in diagnostics


December 15th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Camera phones can play a vital role in medical diagnostics, especially in remote or rural areas, reveals a study.The study led by researcher Coosje Tuijn of ... Read more...

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Scientists unearth wound-healing genes


December 6th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Scientists have closed in on 68 regions of the genome, tied to blood platelet formation, potentially opening the way to better diagnosis of bleeding disorders. Platelets ... Read more...

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Cuba boasts of lowest infant mortality rate


December 5th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 5 (IANS) The development achieved by Cuba's health sector has made it possible for the country to have one of the lowest infant mortality rates -- 4.5 per ... Read more...

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Now a table to perform virtual autopsies


October 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Imagine autopsies without cutting through the body or diagnosing a disease on a 3D image of your body -- all on an iPad-like table.The Sectra ... Read more...

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Giuliana Rancic diagnosed with breast cancer


October 17th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality television star Giuliana Rancic has revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Though she admitted being nervous regarding the diagnosis, the 36-year-old believes ... Read more...

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IGNOU to launch post-graduate medical programmes


September 13th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is to launch a series of post graduate medical programmes, a varsity statement said Tuesday.The School of Health ... Read more...

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Monday Night football: New England Patriots to fight with the Dolphins


September 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the Monday Night Football, four teams will open their account of the new season. The New England Patriots will travel to Miami where they will ... Read more...

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Sputum test best to detect TB: Azad


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A sputum test is the "best available" means to detect tuberculosis (TB) rather than a blood test, which has been termed "unreliable" by the ... Read more...

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Recipe for enjoying a later life


August 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Most of us know that the secret of long life lies in our genes. However not many believe to live a happy old life we require ... Read more...

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Encephalitis claims 55 lives in Bihar


August 16th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) As many as 55 people, mostly children, have died in Bihar in the last one-and-a-half months due to encephalitis, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.Health ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh hospital offers free CT scans Monday


August 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) A state-of-the-art CT scan centre at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh will offer free services to all patients on the Independence Day Monday, an official said ... Read more...

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Even two pegs can endanger life of women with breast cancer


July 18th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Women taking a couple of alcoholic pegs a day may be reducing their chances of survival in case they develop breast cancer, a new study ... Read more...

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Urine test can detect cancers early


June 10th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A simple urine test can help detect cancers of the gut, stomach and pancreas much earlier than existing procedures.Researchers have identified key proteins in the urine ... Read more...

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National health portal approved


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The finance ministry has approved the health ministry's proposal to set up a national health portal - the one-stop space for health-related information, Minister of ... Read more...

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Doctors diagnose stroke with iPhone app


May 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Calgary, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have found a new way to diagnose stroke in people; using an iPhone application. The app was developed by scientists from the University of Calgary.The ... Read more...

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Mom loses custody battle over breast cancer


May 10th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) A US woman has lost a bitter child custody battle for having breast cancer, according to a media report Tuesday.A North Carolina judge denied Alaina Giordano ... Read more...

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Minogue back home after appendix operation


April 29th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Singer-turned-designer Dannii Minogue has been discharged after an emergency operation to remove her appendix.On Saturday April 23, the Australian singer was in so much pain that ... Read more...

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An extra cup of coffee won’t increase high blood pressure risk


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Data pooled in by researchers from six studies, covering 170,000 people, asked participants howmuch coffee they drank each day and then followed them for up to 33 years.The results showed that ... Read more...

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Molecule able to fight brain cancer found


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Extending the hope to live longer than expected for patients suffering from brain cancer, a team of scientists has found a molecule that is able ... Read more...

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