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21,000 diseased sheep to be culled in Pakistan


September 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 21,000 Australian Merino sheep imported from Bahrain, which were found infected with salmonella, actinomyces and E. Coli, will now be culled and disposed of, officials ... Read more...

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Breast-Feeding in Infancy ‘Lowers the Risk’ of Depression in Adulthood


September 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have deduced that adults are able to have minimal cases of depression if they were properly breast fed while they were infants. The time that the ... Read more...

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Can’t book Nirmal Baba over complaint, cops tell court


September 10th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Police Monday told a Delhi court that they cannot book self-styled godman Nirmal Baba over a complaint of cheating and breach of trust given by ... Read more...

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Banerjee continues to attack media on dengue coverage


September 7th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Continuing her tirade against the media on its coverage of the West Bengal dengue outbreak, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday claimed that it was now ... Read more...

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Mamata against controlled diet


September 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday advised the youth to avoid going on a controlled diet as it lowers the immunity system and leads ... Read more...

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Dead rats from Jaipur’s flooded areas set off alarm


August 31st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A large number of dead rats being recovered from water-inundated areas in the Rajasthan capital have alarmed the authorities, officials said Thursday.Some of the dead rodents ... Read more...

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Five more swine flu cases in Lucknow


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Five more cases of swine flue were reported in the Uttar Pradesh capital Thursday, a day after an elderly person died of the virus here.Samples of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dallas declares emergency over west Nile virus


August 17th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dallas County has declared a state of emergency after suffering 10 deaths from the west Nile virus. The announcement has set the stage for the stage for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Key cell signals inhibit babies’ ability to fight infection


August 8th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Infants are prone to sickness due to under-developed immune systems, but it may be possible to activate crucial cells to help them fight off diseases from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

450,000 Pakistani kids die of malnutrition annually


July 15th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistani health experts have said an estimated 450,000 children die of malnutrition and other diseases every year in the country.Speaking during a two-day workshop, conducted by ... Read more...

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Eating less food may lengthen your life


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Reducing daily intake of food by 40 percent may help in enhancing one's life span by 20 years, British scientists working over treatment for ageing disease ... Read more...

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Gomez meets ill kids


June 30th, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez took some time out to meet ill children.The 19-year-old appeared at the meet-and-greet event to mingle with young fans through the ... Read more...

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Kerala partly complies with NHRC order on endosulphan victims


June 11th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Kerala informed the country's apex human rights panel Monday that it has partially complied with its recommendations on giving compensation to victims of toxic pesticide ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stick to Gujarat please, Nitish tells Modi


June 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday politely told his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi to mind his own business and not to comment about Bihar.After Modi said ... Read more...

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‘Tooth Tattoo’ Developed That Could Save Your Life


June 8th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Princeton, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 'tooth tattoo' manufactured from silk strands and gold wires could be used by experts to detect serious diseases. The small sensor sticks to dental enamel and ... Read more...

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China, Afghanistan vow to fight terror


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China and Afghanistan Friday vowed to jointly fight terrorism and organised crime.Both sides expressed "strong rejection" of terrorism and organized crime, a joint statement issued here ... Read more...

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Be strong to fight frustration, Mamata tells students


June 7th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Stating that life was full of challenges, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday urged the student community to develop mental strength to fight frustration."Life ... Read more...

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Breakthrough can boost lab test’s sensitivity


June 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) A breakthrough in nanotechnology would boost a lab test's sensitivity more than three-million-fold, vastly improving early detection of cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other disorders, a study ... Read more...

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70 percent single British women have unprotected sex


May 31st, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A study in Britain has found seven out of 10 single women regularly indulging in unprotected sex, without even acknowledging the problem they are heading toward.The ... Read more...

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‘Government to fund health mission for five more years’


April 26th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's flagship health scheme, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is set to get another lease of life with Health ... Read more...

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AIIMS to observe brain awareness week from April 9


March 31st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here will observe a brain awareness week, starting April 9, which will have a series of public ... Read more...

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Infant mortality cases rise in Pakistan


March 31st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Pakistan has seen a steady increase in the number of deaths of infants less than a year old, according to a report by a non-governmental organisation.In ... Read more...

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UP to provide free care to seriously ill poor


March 28th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will provide free medical care to the poor suffering from serious ailments like kidney related infections, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced here Wednesday."In the ... Read more...

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Over 900,000 lives saved with TB, HIV services: WHO


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 3 (IANS) An estimated 910,000 lives were saved globally over six years by improving collaboration between TB and HIV services that protect people living with HIV from ... Read more...

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When Bipasha bent ‘name’ rule for ‘Jodi Breakers’


February 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) "Jodi Breakers" has a song "Bipasha" composed by Salim-Sulaiman, but actress Bipasha Basu had apprehensions before lending her name to the number."It's a song and ... Read more...

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Cold kills 24 kids in Afghan province (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) Twentyfour children have died over the past four days in Badakhshan province due to snowfall, chilly weather and cold-related diseases, an official said Wednesday."Continued freezing weather, ... Read more...

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Scientists say that ‘Body clock alters immune system’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from the Yale University have identified that not getting enough sleep affects the immune system. The researchers reported that the body clock - which controls ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1,300 exploited kids rescued in China


January 15th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) As many as 1,332 children belonging to China's Xinjiang region who were lured by criminal gangs to larger cities and forced into petty crimes like stealing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Female mosquitofishes prefer well-fed males


January 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) Being well fed is a sign of prosperity, good health and security, not only among humans but also surprisingly among fish species. Female mosquitofish prefer males ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New York subway workers launch a website for the subway rat menace


January 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York subway workers have come up with a way to draw public attention to the rat menace that affects them. In an unprecedented move, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

NHRC notice to Gujarat on child torture reports


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Gujarat government after media reports alleged that children were branded with iron rods, heated ... Read more...

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British teenage girls having sex before 16


December 16th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Young girls are today far more likely to have had sex before turning 16 in comparison to their mothers or grandmothers during their time, says new ... Read more...

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Divorce rate of elderly Britons increasing


November 19th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) More and more elderly people in Britain are getting divorce, a media report said.In 2009, about 11,500 people, over the age of 60, were granted divorce, ... Read more...

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24 dengue cases in 24 hours in Delhi


October 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The national capital reported the highest number of dengue cases in a day this year with at least 24 people testing positive for the virus, ... Read more...

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China, Canada to build Alzheimer’s research centre


October 24th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) A China-Canada joint research centre for child development and the study of Alzheimer's disease will be built at a children's hospital in southwest China, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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