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Embraer-based airborne warning system reaches India


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) India's first indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C;) system based on a fully-modified Embraer aircraft has reached Bangalore from Brazil, ahead of integration of ... Read more...

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Conrad Murray Trial: Photos of dead Michael Jackson shown to court


October 12th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trial of Dr. Conrad Murray continued on Tuesday with the prosecutors showing the court naked pictures of Michael Jackson just after he was pronounced dead ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reach your ideal weight by writing what you eat


December 26th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): If you're trying to shed those extra pounds, and hitting the gym and dieting have failed to work, then try this.The first step to reaching your ideal weight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Depression, not video games, could be to blame for youth violence


December 15th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new research has suggested that violence in video games or on television is not related to serious acts of youth aggression.In fact, how depressed young people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genes determine a lot more than just our looks


November 8th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A study has suggested that the two sets of chromosomes we humans inherit from our parents do not only determine our physical traits but also how we develop.Dr ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why people get ‘unfriended’ on Facebook


October 6th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Facebook has become the best platform where friends meet to share photos, news and gossip, but when relationships sour, another phenomenon often occurs - unfriending.And now, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lightning on Venus ’similar to Earth’s’


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that lightning mechanisms on Earth are very similar to those on Venus.The rates of discharge, intensity and spatial distribution of lightning are comparable. Findings will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Popular Kids Get Flu Two Weeks Before Others, Study Reveals


September 17th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who does not want to be popular? Popularity is one of the most coveted thing in todays generation. However, popularity has its drawbacks and pitfalls. Recent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Archaeologists carry out virtual excavation of Stonehenge


July 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Archaeologists have taken excavation one step further - they are carrying out a virtual excavation of Stonehenge to discover what the area looked like when the monument was ... Read more...

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Meditation can help reduce pain’s emotional impact


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Meditation makes pain less unpleasant and reduce its emotional impact, says a new study.To reach the conclusion, scientists from The University of Manchester recruited individuals into the study ... Read more...

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Adult mortality trends reveal massive global inequalities rise


May 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): A new study on adult mortality has revealed a massive rise in global inequalities.The research, published in The Lancet, claimed that South Asia, and India in particular, had ... Read more...

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Pollen Forecast


April 13th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Specialists have mentioned that drier weather conditions in the forecast this week will make the impending pollen season even more bothersome for the people sensitive ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

BBC presenter Sian Williams would read news naked in tax protest!


March 18th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 18 (ANI): BBC One Breakfast presenter Sian Williams has offered to read news naked, if it will save her from paying tax.The newsreader's accountant Michael Weissbraun has claimed her clothes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New pathway may explain link between alcohol, cancer spread


October 27th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Scientists from Rush University Medical Center have identified a cellular pathway that might help explain the link between alcohol and cancer spread.The study showed that alcohol stimulates what ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People can actually communicate via power of thought


October 7th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Telepathy is no longer a myth, for researchers from the University of Southampton have shown that people can communication with each other through the power of thought alone. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why some people sleep less than others


September 17th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): An international team of researchers has identified a genetic variation that lets people sleep less than others without even affecting their energy level or ability to function.The discovery ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Long-term tamoxifen use may up aggressive breast cancer risk


August 26th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Tamoxifen drug, commonly used for treating breast cancer, can actually increase the severity of the disease, finds a new study.The researchers showed that long-term tamoxifen use increases risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sunflower oil may give 100m Olympic sprinters record speeds


June 29th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Feeding mice on a diet high in sunflower oil improves their running abilities by about 6.3 percent, which is equivalent to the 0.6-second improvement in the men's 100m ... Read more...

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Space rock yields important “ingredient in kitchen” on Earth before life began


May 27th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Scientists have found formic acid, a molecule implicated in the origins of life, has been found at record levels on a meteorite that fell into the Tagish Lake ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Short-term sleep aid course ups treatment adherence in sleep apnea patients


May 18th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that patients with obstructive sleep apnea, who use a short-course of the sleep aid, eszopiclone, when beginning continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy ... Read more...

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Scientists identify eight genes linked with hypertension


May 11th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital claim that they have identified eight genetic variants associated with hypertension.The research team, as a part of Global Blood Pressure Genetics (Global BPgen) ... Read more...

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Pomegranate juice ‘helps prevent prostate cancer recurrence’


April 27th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Pomegranate juice could help prevent prostate cancer recurrence, finds a new study.During the study, the researchers followed a total of 48 participants over six years. These patients were ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British South Asian kids ‘less active’


April 20th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): British South Asian kids are less active than their peers from other ethnic groups, a new study has found.This study is another piece in the jigsaw in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rotator cuff repair surgery provides long-term pain relief, improves shoulder functions


March 1st, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): A rotator cuff repair surgery can help significantly reduce pain and improve shoulder functions, even after a tear recurrence, according to a new study.Rotator cuff tears ... Read more...

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Incentives to docs linked to better heart disease cure for South Asians in UK


November 18th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Incentives make doctors ignore ethnic differences in the management of coronary heart disease (CHD), thus providing better treatment for South Asians in the UK, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Exercise can help cut heart failure mortality risk


November 12th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Working out on a stationary bicycle or walking on a treadmill just 25 to 30 minutes daily can modestly reduce hospitalization or death risk in heart failure ... Read more...

Posted in National |

South Asians, Blacks benefiting less from hypertension treatments in UK


November 11th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): South Asians and blacks living in the UK are not benefiting as much as white people from treatments focussed on controlling high blood pressure, according to a ... Read more...

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First-ever international guidelines for psoriatic arthritis treatment published


October 27th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 27 (ANI): A group of rheumatologists, dermatologists, and patient advocates has published the first-ever international guidelines for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, a disease that mainly affects people who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Now, breast MRI scan to determine need for radiation therapy sans surgery


September 22nd, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): A new study suggests that a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan can help do away with the need of exploratory surgery, which is currently used to determine ... Read more...

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Certain vitamin supplements linked to increased lung cancer risk


March 1st, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that higher intake of Vitamin E supplements do not protect against lung cancer, and may in fact increase the risk of developing it.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A daily glass of Pomegranate juice is as potent as Viagra


November 30th, 2007 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Men who want to boost their performance in the bedroom should drink pomegranate juice, says a new research.According to the University of California scientists, a daily glass can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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