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Kristine Casey gives birth to her own grand-son


February 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kristine Casey was over the moon when she gave birth to her grandson. It was a special moment for the 61 years old grandmother and mother rolled ... Read more...

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Al-Qaida’s latest threat to US: poisoning food in hotels, restaurants over single weekend


December 21st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21(ANI): The latest Al-Qaida terror threat to the United States reportedly involves the possible use of poisons aimed at food in hotels and restaurants over a single weekend.According ... Read more...

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Exercise may benefit patients with deep vein thrombosis


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A six-month exercise training program designed to increase leg strength, leg flexibility and overall fitness may improve post-thrombotic syndrome, a frequent, chronic complication of deep vein thrombosis, suggests ... Read more...

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Exercise Has Minor Effect On Weight Loss, Claim New Studies


September 21st, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you thought that exercising regularly would help you lose those extra kilos in your body, then perhaps you are wrong. A latest study suggests that ... Read more...

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Revolutionary therapy shows promise for breast cancer patients: Lancet


July 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A novel therapy has the potential to slow tumour growth in advanced breast cancer, revealed researchers at Penn State University.Researchers found that the revolutionary therapy, designed to attack ... Read more...

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Anaesthetic agent major contributor to global warming: Study


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Inhaled anaesthetics widely used for surgery-particularly the anaesthetic desflurane - are a major contributor to global warming, according to a new study.Dr. Susan M. Ryan of University of ... Read more...

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Autism diet doesn’t improve children’s condition


May 21st, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Popular diet thought to help autistic children doesn't improve their condition, reveals a new study. The research led by University of Rochester, New York, showed that removing gluten and ... Read more...

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Reduce your consumption to live more ’sustainably’


April 25th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Want to live more 'sustainably'? Well, then just don't buy stuff.That's the conclusion of the second annual Earth Day survey at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and ... Read more...

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Combination menopausal hormone therapy ups heart disease risk


February 17th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Combination hormone therapy increases the risk of heart disease in healthy postmenopausal women, new analyses from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) have confirmed.Researchers from the Harvard School ... Read more...

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Recalled Weak H1N1 Vaccine Shots Given To Patients


December 17th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A huge number of h1n1 vaccines, that is used as a precaution against swine flu, has been recalled as they were deemed to be weak. Almost ... Read more...

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Some plants can recognize their ‘relatives’ from ’strangers’


November 12th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 12 (ANI): A new study has determined that some plants can recognize their 'relatives' from 'strangers', in order to shift resources for growth.Ph.D. candidate Guillermo Murphy and Dr. Susan Dudley ... Read more...

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One quake can trigger another


October 12th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, October 12 (ANI): A recent cluster of large earthquakes in the South Pacific has led some scientists to wonder if one quake triggers another.Last week, a series of seven major earthquakes ... Read more...

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Newspapers, other media lead entrepreneurs astray


August 27th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Entrepreneurs should remain wary of what they read in newspapers and other written sources, for they might lead them off track, according to University of California researchers.Dr. Susan ... Read more...

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MJ wanted to father 4th child with Brit doc pal


August 24th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): A British doctor Michael Jackson had tried to hire as his personal physician has revealed that the late King of Pop wanted to father a fourth child ... Read more...

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Lester did donate sperm to MJ, confirms doc pal


August 24th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Michael Jackson did receive sperm from former child star Mark Lester as he tried of a second child, the British doctor that the late King of Pop ... Read more...

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Brit doc helping police with MJ investigation receives death threats


August 22nd, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A British doctor who agreed to help Los Angeles police create a list of medics who helped facilitate Michael Jackson's drug use has received death threats.Dr. Susan ... Read more...

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‘Diamonds’ to spread HIV/AIDS awareness


August 13th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IBNS
By Ranjita Biswas,Bali, Aug 13 (IBNS) The role of HIV Positive women in the fight against HIV/AIDS is being increasingly recognized by policy makers, strategists and activists. This has been more ... Read more...

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MJ ‘offered doctor $800K to get prescription drugs’


August 10th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson had reportedly offered 800,000 dollars to a doctor in a desperate bid to feed his prescription drugs addiction, in the run ... Read more...

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People get happier as they age


August 8th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): People get happier as they age and exert more emotional control than younger adults, say researchers."Life expectancy changed because people changed the way they lived," said Dr Lauren ... Read more...

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New discovery can help thwart Parkinson’s disease


July 8th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Scientists from King's College London say that blocking the release of chemical glutamate in the brain may help prevent Parkinson's disease.Dr. Susan Duty said that one of the ... Read more...

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Close family ties help immigrants adjust in foreign countries


June 5th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): In a study on Asian immigrant families, researchers have found that close family ties are crucial for their successful transition to their new country.Dr. Susan S. Chuang, of ... Read more...

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Beef, chicken, fish may help treat stomach ulcers


May 16th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Beef, chicken, fish, eggs, dairy products and some fruits and vegetables could help keep stomach ulcers at bay, says a new study.Bacteria known as Helicobacter pylori are known ... Read more...

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Asthma self-management programs improve drug adherence, disease control


May 7th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Self-management programs for asthma patients could improve adherence to medications, and leads to better disease control, according to a study.Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, say ... Read more...

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Overpopulation is world’s No.1 environmental issue


April 18th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): The faculty of a US university has determined that an overpopulated planet is the biggest problem that we face today, followed by climate change and a need for ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug can mend hard-to-heal elderly fractures


April 15th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A drug commonly used to treat severe osteoporosis can mend hard-to-heal broken bones of elderly patients at a rate typically seen when they were young kids, say researchers.The ... Read more...

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Regular exercise may prevent breast cancer in high-risk women


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Women with a family history of breast cancer can reduce their risk of developing the disease through regular exercise, say researchers.With the evidence that reducing estrogen in the ... Read more...

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7th century Chinese map of heavens confirmed as worlds oldest star chart


March 7th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): A Chinese map of the heavens, dating back to the 7th century AD, has been confirmed as the worlds oldest star chart.According to a report in ... Read more...

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20pc of Brit motorists have impaired vision


February 18th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 18 (ANI): Twenty percent of Brit drivers pose a threat to other peoples lives by taking to the wheels with impaired vision, reveals a new study.According to the report ... Read more...

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Distinguishing expression of pleasure from grimace of pain can be difficult


February 1st, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 1 (ANI): Researchers at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania, say that it can be difficult to tell the difference between an expression of pleasure or a grimace of pain. ... Read more...

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Brit school kids enjoy puffing on cigarettes


January 20th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that school kids in Britain smoke cigarettes because they enjoy it and not because their pals say its cool.The 11-year study has ... Read more...

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Genetic target for treatment of neurodegenerative disorders uncovered


December 11th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 11 (ANI): Experiments on mice have shown that a gene called FKBP12 may provide a target for drugs to treat conditions like autism spectrum disorder and obsessive-compulsive disease. Dr. Susan ... Read more...

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Blood thinners dont address long-term problems in Thrombosis patients


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 3 (ANI): A multi-centre Canadian study has shown that blood thinners do not cure long-term consequences of Deep venous thrombosis (DVT), the formation of blood clots in the lower ... Read more...

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Further link between diabetes and TB uncovered


October 25th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 25 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health Brownsville Regional Campus say that patients with Type 2 diabetes may be at increased risk of contracting ... Read more...

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50pc U.S. adults have eye problems


August 12th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): New research suggests that about half of 20 years or older adults in the U.S. suffer from refractive errorseye problems wherein a sufferer has less than 20/20 ... Read more...

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Prescription drugs that up the risk of elderly patients falling enlisted


July 10th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have enlisted prescription drugs that raise the risk of elderly patients taking a tumble."Falls are the leading ... Read more...

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