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Dogs at Queen’s estate in Sandringham struck by rare disease


September 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists in the United Kingdom and around the world are scratching their heads for answers regarding a rare disease that affect dogs. The first time the disease ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Pippa Middleton inspires plastic surgery boom


August 12th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pippa Middleton’s bum is attracting several people to their doctors for plastic surgery, an expert in the industry in the United States has indicated. According to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

NASA scientist finds ‘worm-like alien life form in meteorite’


March 6th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Maybe this is what an alien really looks like - a worm-like bacteria.NASA scientist Dr Richard Hoover claims to have found life form, which may explain how life ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers 1 step closer to solving mystery of famous bluestones of Stonehenge


February 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers are one step closer to solving the puzzle of how the famous bluestones of the Stonehenge originated.New findings from geologists at the National Museum museum in Cardiff ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coaches: wear suits for dugout, tracksuits for training to win more matches


February 21st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that coaches who wear suits on match days and tracksuits on training days are likelier to get the best results out of their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ric Charlesworth, the best man to coach Aussie cricketers: Roebuck


January 21st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.21 (ANI): Dr Richard Charlesworth is the best candidate to coach the Australian cricket team, feels cricket columnist Peter Roebuck.Describing as a man of many parts, sporting and otherwise, Roebuck ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz doc loses licence to practice after sex with patients


December 16th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): An Australian doctor, who is also a former Cleo bachelor of the year nominee, has lost an appeal against a decision to ban him from practising after it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hyper-texting kids more likely to smoke, booze, have sex: US study


November 30th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A US study has found that hyper-texting, sending more than 120 texts a day, could be a sign that the child is more likely to smoke, booze ... Read more...

Posted in World |

5-minute fitness drill to replace PE lessons in UK schools?


November 27th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Sports doctors in Britain have designed a radical programme for youngsters from the age of five that will replace their PE lessons with a five-minute fitness drill.Doctors from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Smooth muscles’ play major role in heart problems, stroke


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Scottish scientists have found the causes of serious conditions such as heart disease and high blood pressure.The researchers are investigating the role of "smooth" muscles, which are found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, it would be possible to ‘delete painful memories’!


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): It might sound like a scene straight from a science fiction flick, but scientists claim they have found a way to permanently delete painful memories from the mind.John ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New supercharged broccoli to fight off cancer


October 30th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Brit scientists have made a major breakthrough in the fight against cancer - by unveiling a supercharged broccoli.It comes after a 26-year slog by the scientists to cultivate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dog Molly gets a facelift to restore her sight


October 18th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Romford, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One year old Shar Pei – Molly can now finally see after a facelift was performed on her. According to reports Molly was suffering from entropion, which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nature’s gift for gardening could explain rich biodiversity


September 14th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Gardeners crossbreed flowers to produce pretty petals or sweet scents - and now scientists have shown how important is this natural talent for producing new types of flowers.DNA ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists successfully ‘clone’ human virus


September 14th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Welsh scientists say their successful cloning of a human virus could lead to new treatments for life-threatening diseases.Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is a major infectious cause of congenital malformations ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British pilots relied on German search, rescue services during WWII


August 31st, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): British Air Force pilots shot down over the English Channel during the Battle of Britain had to rely on German search and rescue services to save them from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Presidential election outcomes directly influence suicide rates: US study


August 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Presidential election outcomes in US directly influence suicide rates among voters, according to a new longitudinal study that analysed suicide rates at a state level from 1981- 2005.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teenagers may develop asthma by taking paracetamol


August 14th, 2010 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Teenagers could double their risk of developing asthma by taking paracetamol, a widely used over-the-counter pain reliever, even once a month, scientists in New Zealand have said. Adolescents who ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US Afghan policy keeps Indian interests in mind: Holbrooke


July 26th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) The United States says it's trying to reduce the historic gap between Islamabad and Kabul to make them work together in Afghanistan, while taking into account the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Frogs perfected jumping before achieving proficiency at landing


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI Frogs became proficient at jumping before they perfected landing. according to a new study.Dr. Richard Essner from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in the US and colleagues believe this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s first robotic legs developed to improve mobility of disabled


July 16th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): A New Zealand company has given hope to numerous people who do not have proper mobility by unveiling the world's first robotic legs for the disabled.Rex the Robotic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exercise And Adequate Vitamin D Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk


July 13th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Exercising can play a significant role in warding off Alzheimer's Disease, a study has suggested, In addition to increasing the level of physical exercise in your ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Earliest archaeological evidence of pet tortoise in Britain


July 10th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the earliest archaeological evidence of a tortoise being kept as a family pet in Britain, at a castle in Staffordshire, and it dates back to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Copy-and-paste DNA’ more common than previously believed


June 29th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Movable sequences of DNA-also known as 'Copy-and-paste DNA'-which give rise to genetic variability and sometimes cause specific diseases, are far more common than previously thought, according to researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK will go to polls again within a year: Experts


May 8th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Britain is likely to go to the polls within 12 months, political experts have predicted.According to The Telegraph, the cost of another ballot will run into tens of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mosquitoes are choosy on where they lay their eggs


May 8th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8(ANI): A new Baylor study suggests that female mosquitoes have the ability to sense if larvae have been laid successfully at a place earlier. They then choose the same place ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low vitamin D levels linked to muscle fat, reduced strength


March 6th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Researchers have pointed out serious health issues after finding "epidemic" Vitamin D insufficiency that has been linked to increased body fat, decreased muscle strength and a range of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Micro Ear” Is Yet Another Revolution


February 28th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brand new device called micro ear might just change the realm of technology as researchers claim. The scientists back at the Glasgow University ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Micro-ear that could help eavesdrop on tiny events may soon be a reality


February 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 27 (ANI): Researchers are working on a micro-ear that could help eavesdrop on tiny events.Experts at the Universities of Glasgow and Oxford as well as the National Institute of Medical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reed canary grass can provide excellent ‘green’ fuel


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A long-term research has revealed that reed canary grass can be turned into an excellent 'green' fuel for biomass power stations and, on a smaller scale, boilers in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nigerian national charged for Internet “advance fee” fraud scheme


February 17th, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Nigerian man was found guilty for wire fraud in Connecticut, U.S. Attorney Nora R. Dannehy said Tuesday.Okpako Mike Diamreyan, 31, is a citizen of Nigeria who ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Smart clothing’ that combats body odour!


January 31st, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 31, (ANI): Experts have come up with a new range of 'smart clothing' that helps fight body odour.The fabric, brainchild of Australian company King Gee, makes use of nanotechnology to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Widely used device not recommended for chronic low back pain


December 31st, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS), a widely used pain therapy involving a portable device, is not effective in treating chronic low-back pain that has persisted for three months ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Germs really are good for us


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Staying too clean can harm skin's ability to heal itself, a new study has revealed.A research team from University of California, San Diego, have discovered that bacteria living ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New test ‘boosts clarity of breast MRI results for premenopausal women’


November 21st, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A simple blood test corresponding to the follicular phase (days 3-14) of a normal menstrual cycle could reduce repeated breast MRI scans in premenopausal women with irregular periods, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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