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Daily stress increases “sleep texting” disorder


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have been baffled by a condition that affects very few people in society called "sleep texting." The phenomenon is when a person sends text messages to ... Read more...

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Widow shocked by news that doc hubby delivered baby Obama


April 28th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): The wife of the doctor who delivered a newborn Barack Obama back in 1961 has revealed that she was shocked to see her husband's signature on the ... Read more...

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Stress triggers Catherine Zeta-Jones’s bipolar disorder


April 16th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recent announcement by Catherine Zeta-Jones that she suffered bipolar II disorder after coming under stress have got many people wondering if stress could cause the disorder.Scientists ... Read more...

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Report says that 911 firefighters are getting cancer at a faster rate


April 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A government-sponsored report which is expected to be released just in time to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the most devastating attacks on the US ... Read more...

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Why 90pc of us choose to work with our right hand rather than left


March 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study tries to find out why a majority of us - 90 pc - are biased towards using our right hand than left.Researchers from the University ... Read more...

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Earth’s rotation, not human activity caused ‘methane level increase’


February 7th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that it's not human activity but the Earth's rotation patterns that caused an increase in methane levels 5000 years ago.Dr Joy Singarayer of ... Read more...

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New iPhone app lets you spot skin cancer


February 5th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Your iPhone can be turned into a skin cancer detection gadget with the help of a new product available on the market known as Handyscope.The remarkable new ... Read more...

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David Blumenthal To Step Down From National Health IT Coordinator Post


February 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr. David Blumenthal on Thursday announced that he will be stepping down from the post of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology this spring. He ... Read more...

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Why folic acid won’t prevent a heart attack


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study at The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Barts has claimed that taking folic acid might save you from a heart attack once, but ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor spitting blood, rushed to hospital


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor needed to be taken to the hospital because she started spitting blood. She was taken to the hospital for medical aid on ... Read more...

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Why today is the happiest day of the year


January 31st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Those of you who did not have a great start to the week should read this - Today is apparently the happiest day of the year.Don't believe ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s doctor Arnie Klein files for bankruptcy


January 26th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson’s former dermatologist and long time friend, Arnie Klein has filed for bankruptcy protection. Dr. Arnold Klein is believed to owe between $1 million and ... Read more...

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Roger Ebert shows off his facial prosthesis


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new show by film critic, Roger Ebert is set to premiere this weekend on PBS.Ebert had a terrible bout with thyroid cancer. Though he ... Read more...

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Roger Ebert Undergoes Medical Transformation


January 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Till date, Roger Ebert had remained a public figure because of the amazing critical appreciation he has given for films. Roger Ebert, the longtime movie critic ... Read more...

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How video games could make us better decision-makers


January 21st, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study from researchers at Queen's University Belfast has developed a prototype that could be used in computer games and turned into an e-learning or training tool ... Read more...

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UK to rebuild world’s first room-sized recognisably modern computer


January 14th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): The first recognisably modern computer, the Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator (Edsac), is to be rebuilt at the UK's former code-cracking centre Bletchley Park.Creation of the replica, which ... Read more...

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Drunken rage could be in your genes


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study may finally explain why some people transform from a pacific state to blind rage under the influence of alcohol.The researchers found that a single DNA ... Read more...

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WHO endorses new test for detecting TB in less than 2 hours


December 12th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Dr. David Alland, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, is the driving force behind the rapid tuberculosis test that received World Health ... Read more...

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Claming umbilical cord right after birth may injure baby: Expert


November 11th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A retired consultant obstetrician from the Memorial Hospital in Darlington has urged obstetricians and midwives to wait a few minutes before clamping the umbilical cords of newborn infants ... Read more...

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Dresses that flatter your bum - whether you are a pear, tomato or potato!


November 9th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): It's time to revamp your wardrobe and choose dresses that make you look stylish no matter what your shape - tomato, pear or potato.Makers of the Wonderbum dresses ... Read more...

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Texting before going to bed ‘affects sleep, mood’


November 8th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): It may be time for you to put you cellphone aside before going to bed for it might affect your sleep and moods, according to a new study.Text ... Read more...

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Heart patients better off eating a KFC Double Down than one egg yolk!


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Consuming one egg yolk can increase chances of vascular diseases much more than eating a Double Down from Kentucky Fried Chicken, says a new study.An egg yolk, depending ... Read more...

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Health overhaul may usher in free birth control


November 1st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Women in the United States may soon experience birth control at zero cost, thanks to the new health care reform that will soon be implemented. Well ... Read more...

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Say goodbye to wrinkles with new ‘vampire filler’!


October 30th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 30 (ANI): Doctors have come up with an innovative albeit a bit macabre way of treating wrinkles - vampire fillers.It is exactly what it sounds like - sucking the ... Read more...

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Each of us carries up to 100 of the genes linked to cancer, diabetes: Study


October 28th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has found that each of us carries up to 100 of the genes responsible for diseases such as cancer and diabetes.According to a 'catalogue' ... Read more...

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Study: Repeated use of antibiotics can create havoc in the stomach


September 15th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria and a recent research has indicated repeated use of antibiotics can have long lasting alteration to the bacteria.The ... Read more...

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Antibiotics Can Alter The Good Bacteria: Study


September 15th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): While it is a known fact that taking antibiotics may result in a stomach upset, the latest research study hints at something more ... Read more...

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Migration ‘does not bring happiness’


September 1st, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 01 (ANI): A new study by a sociologist has suggested that economic migrants seeking a 'better life' might end up being less happy.The grass might not be greener on the ... Read more...

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Is new species of microbe consuming Gulf oil plume?


August 25th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new species of microbe may be consuming the oil spilled in the Gulf, says a new study.Depending on how fast microbes consume oil, the results could be ... Read more...

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48mn-year-old fossil reveals history of zombie ants


August 19th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Scientists have stumbled across a 48mn-year-old leaf fossil in Germany that depicts how a deadly fungus infected ants and turned them into zombies.Dr David P Hughes, from the ... Read more...

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3 years old ‘Indian’ superbug not as horrible as feared: Expert


August 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August (ANI): An expert has said that the NDM-1 bacteria, which are resistant to almost all antibiotics, is already three years old and may not be as horrible as feared."Our ... Read more...

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Subcontinent ’superbug’ in UK hospitals ‘resistant to all known antibiotics’


August 11th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): Experts have warned that a new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics, has entered UK hospitals.The new bacteria, which make an enzyme called NDM-1, ... Read more...

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Mums-to-be who put on too much weight have fatter kids


August 5th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Mothers-to-be, who gain too much weight, are more likely to have fatter children, according to a study.It is well established that larger mothers have heavier babies at birth, ... Read more...

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Maths lays bare sperms’ swimming secrets


July 31st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 31 (ANI): Why do sperm cells move like tiny, surface-seeking missiles? Well, scientists in the UK may have now found a solution to this long time mystery of human fertility. ... Read more...

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DVT risk is equal - whether you fly, take the train or drive down: Experts


July 20th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Experts are now saying that whether you decide to fly, take the train or drive down to your destination, you are equally at risk of deep vein thrombosis ... Read more...

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