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Scientists a step closer to treatment of virulent hospital infection


March 19th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Calgary and the National Research Council of Canada say they are gaining a deeper understanding of Clostridium difficile and are closer to developing ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas may lose his voice in cancer battle


August 18th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): Michael Douglas may loose his voice after the treatment for throat cancer, doctors have warned.The 65-year-old is to begin an aggressive course of radiation and chemotherapy to ... Read more...

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LiLo got filler in her lips before jail: Plastic surgeons


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Multiple plastic surgeons believe that Lindsay Lohan surgically plumped her pout before starting her jail term."There is no question that Ms. Lohan had filler of some type ... Read more...

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Genes can tell which kidney transplant recipients don’t need lifelong drugs


May 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): A pattern of genes could soon identify kidney transplant recipients that do not need immunosuppressive drugs for the rest of their lives, a new study has claimed.Generally, such ... Read more...

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New ‘hot’ way to block pain at its source discovered


April 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a novel way to block pain at its source.A research team at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio says that a ... Read more...

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Smacking ‘essential in child-rearing’


February 8th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 8 (ANI): Smacking could be helpful in disciplining kids - provided delivered in the correct way, say experts.According NurtureShock, a US bestseller penned by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman, smacking ... Read more...

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‘Gandhi greatly inspired me,’ says Kaunda


January 7th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitLusaka (Zambia), Jan.7 (ANI): Zambia's first President, Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, on Thursday said that during his nearly six-decade-long career in politics, he had been greatly inspired by Mahatma Gandhi, ... Read more...

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India, Zambia must aim for collective value addition ties: Kaunda


January 7th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitLusaka (Zambia), Jan.7 (ANI): India and Zambia must aim at acollective effort to give value addition to the over four-decade-longbilateral relationship, said former Zambian President Dr. KennethDavid Kaunda on Thursday.Interacting ... Read more...

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Vice-President Ansari leaves for Malawi


January 7th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitLusaka, Jan.7 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari left Zambiafrom here on Thursday afternoon for Malawi after completing athree-day official visit that included meetings with the Zambianleadership and the signing of ... Read more...

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Vice-President arrives in Zambia on three-day visit


January 5th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitLusaka (Zambia), Jan.5 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansariarrived here on a three-day visit a little after 4 p.m. on Tuesdayevening.Zambia's Vice-President George Kunda and his wife Ireen Kunda, besidesIndia's High ... Read more...

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Expectant moms, babies being studied to end obesity, diabetes war


November 10th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A major, long-term study of pregnant mothers and their foetuses as well as infant children has been launched to determine just how profoundly environmental factors early in life ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise can keep older adults’ heart healthy


October 26th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Older adults with type 2 diabetes can improve the elasticity in their arteries and reduce risk of heart disease and stroke with aerobic exercise, a study has found.Dr. ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover 4,000 yr old gold-banded dagger in Scotland


August 12th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, August 12 (ANI): Archaeologists in Perthshire, Scotland, have unearthed a spectacular early Bronze Age grave containing a gold-banded dagger still wrapped in its 4,000-year-old sheath, which means it is as old ... Read more...

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Twin study sheds new light on links between depression and coronary artery disease


August 4th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Studying how major depression and coronary artery disease interact over time and in twin pairs, scientists have painted a more complex picture of the associations between the conditions.A ... Read more...

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Famed Croatian-American fashion-designer exploring ancient Hindu civilizations for her next line


March 18th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mandali Mendrilla, an internationally distinguished Croatian fashion designer based in USA, is planning a neo-Vedic style clothing line in her atelier collection in collaboration with renowned Vaishnava theologian Dr. Kenneth Valpey and ... Read more...

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Genes behind aging and cancer resistance identified


November 15th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine (UCLA) have found that two genes, called p16(Ink4a) and Arf, play a major role in aging and offer resistance ... Read more...

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N. Carolina study says using ”war on terror” to promote government policies has limits


October 22nd, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.22 (ANI): A new study from North Carolina State University shows that there are definite limits on the government''s use of the "war on terror" as a rhetorical tool for ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil gene that directs stem cells to build the heart in mice


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): While conducting experiments on mice, scientists Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that embryonic stem cells can be directed to work building the ... Read more...

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Researchers reveal tumour-sensing role of blood pressure enzyme


April 8th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Researchers at the Emory University School of Medicine have revealed that boosting the production of a blood pressure-regulating enzyme could enhance the immune system's ability to sense ... Read more...

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Concern over at home genetic tests for disease risk


March 19th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 19 (ANI): A leading scientist has voiced concern against the influx of many companies offering at home genetic tests for disease risk, and believes that such marketing may ... Read more...

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Zebrafish exploit microRNAs to regenerate fins


March 15th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Biologists at Duke University Medical Center have identified a molecular circuit breaker that controls the mechanism whereby the zebrafish regrows its missing fins.The researchers say that ... Read more...

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Ustekinumab Phase-3 study gives new hope to patients with chronic plaque psoriasis


February 3rd, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 3 (ANI): An analysis of data from a second double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase-III study suggests that a therapy with ustekinumab given every 12 weeks may lead to substantial improvement in the ... Read more...

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