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Singer George Michael suffering from severe pneumonia, cancels UK tour


November 26th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by BNO News
VIENNA (BNO NEWS) -- Singer George Michael is being treated for severe pneumonia at a hospital in Vienna and has been forced to cancel all of his upcoming concerts, his publicist said ... Read more...

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Study: Smoking during pregnancy may cause heart problems in babies


March 8th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Babies born to women who smoked in the first trimester of their pregnancy may have as much as 70 percent increased risk of developing heart problems.Researchers ... Read more...

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Was Abe Lincoln’s ‘pardon to death row inmate before assassination’ claim doctored?


January 25th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): An amateur US historian has been accused of doctoring a key document of former US President Abraham Lincoln for his own benefit by changing the date of an ... Read more...

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Event horizon could help determine evolutionary stage of a black hole


January 19th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have proposed a new way to determine the evolutionary stage of a black hole: analysing the region outside where matter cannot ... Read more...

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Woman Mistakes Glue For Eye drops In Arizona


October 9th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman in Arizona mistakenly glued her eyes shut when she put glue in her eyes instead of the eye drop she was supposed to use. ... Read more...

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Doctors Too Work While Sick, Studies Find


September 17th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Chicago, Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent survey has found that more than fifty percent junior doctors had turned up at their work place while sick at least once. Increasing ... Read more...

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Male Menopause Debate Rages On


September 10th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The menopause in women is a well known subject but there is much controversy among public and even the medical community regarding the concept of male ... Read more...

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Erica Blasberg Committed Suicide


August 25th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Around three months after the death of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg, a Nevada coroner's office has come up with its investigation reports and concluded that there ... Read more...

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NASA’s LRO shows ‘moon may be shrinking’


August 20th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has revealed cliffs in the lunar crust indicating that the moon shrunk in the geologically recent past and might still ... Read more...

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Hitler’s World War One comrades called him a ‘rear area pig’


August 18th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.18 (ANI): Newly discovered war logs show that German frontline troops despised Adolf Hitler during World War One, and referred to him as a "rear area pig".A new book by historian ... Read more...

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Neurons could inspire next generation of computers


July 24th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Scientists are studying the way nerve cells communicate - a step that could inspire the next generation of computers.Computer scientist Dr Thomas Wennekers from the University of Plymouth ... Read more...

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No evidence that slimming supplements facilitate weight loss: Study


July 13th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the slimming supplements available in the market do not facilitate weight loss beyond the placebo effect."There are scores of slimming supplements out ... Read more...

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Age no bar for decision-making: Study


June 30th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): According to a new study from North Carolina State University, age does not act as a hindering factor for decision-making.The study shows that when it comes to making ... Read more...

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US puts six-year-old Indian origin American girl on “no fly” list


June 27th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 27 (ANI): The US Homeland Security Department has put a six-year-old Indian origin American girl on the "no fly" list on the grounds of having suspected ties to terrorists.Alyssa Thomas, ... Read more...

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Newborns possess innate sense of direction


June 18th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Newborn rats have an innate sense of direction, a new British research has revealed.The study, conducted by scientists at University College London (UCL), demonstrates that the brain's representations ... Read more...

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Four gene variants that affect vitamin D levels identified


June 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have traced four common gene variants linked with blood levels of vitamin D and with an increased risk of vitamin D deficiency.An international research consortium-SUNLIGHT- involving investigators ... Read more...

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Pathogen-fighting proteins spice up plants’ sex lives


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Pathogen-fighting proteins play a role in the "sex life" during the fertilization process of plants, researchers have found.The finding will be published next week in the online, open ... Read more...

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Central, unifying characteristics of wisdom identified


May 8th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): What exactly is wisdom? Scientists have now delved deeper to find the exact definition of what constitutes the widely treasured virtue.In 2009, Dr. Dilip V. Jeste, and Dr. ... Read more...

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University of Colorado to conduct two space experiments


April 28th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
WALLOPS ISLAND, VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Tuesday that two University of Colorado based space experiments will be placed aboard NASA rockets.The first experiment, EVE, Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment, is scheduled ... Read more...

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Experts condemn use of anti-aging hormones


April 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A leading medical authority has criticised the use of anti-aging hormones.The condemnation comes in the wake of the American Medical Association's (AMA) Council on Science and Public Health's ... Read more...

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Young infertile men more prone to have prostate cancer


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A new study has revealed that young men who are infertile are at two-fold risk of developing prostate cancer in later life. The study involving more than 20,000 men ... Read more...

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Severely obese feel powerless when it comes to losing weight


February 6th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): The more severely obese a person is, the less likely they feel they can reduce their weight, concludes a new study.The Monash University-led study is the first of ... Read more...

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MCCBCHST urges Malaysians not to speculate on religious identity of culprits


January 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 28 (ANI): A non-profit interfaith organization has urged Malaysians not to speculate on the religious identity of the culprits behind the recent desecration of the mosques.The Malaysian Consultative Council ... Read more...

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New drug target may help reduce muscle damage caused by heart attacks


January 11th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): An international team of researchers have discovered a potential therapeutic target that could help reduce muscle damage caused by heart attacks.They have explained how a "chemical chaperone" does ... Read more...

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Darwin ‘world’s capital of broken jaws’


January 8th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 8 (ANI): Darwin in Australia has been dubbed as the world's capital of broken jaws by a Northern Territory surgeon.According to the Northern Territory News, oral and maxillofacial surgeon ... Read more...

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Whiskers reveal secret life of invasive minks


December 24th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): A new analysis of the whiskers of minks, which escaped from fur farms and now live wild in the UK, is revealing the secret lifestyle of the animals.Scientists ... Read more...

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Physician’s bedside exam ‘more effective than CT scan’


December 19th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A simple exam by an efficient physician can often be more effective than a high-tech CT scan, a new study claims.A Loyola University Health System study has found ... Read more...

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Coffee doesn’t reverse negative effects of booze


December 8th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Contrary to the popular opinion, a cup of coffee won't sober up people with alcohol intoxication, says a new study.The study conducted using mouse model has shown that ... Read more...

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US releases liquid Tamiflu for children


October 31st, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US has released liquid Tamiflu for children affected from Swine Flu. Swine flu is attacking so many children across the country, some of them even ... Read more...

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High-fat diet harms muscle health in pre-diabetic teens


October 6th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): A diet rich in fat could damage muscle health in pre-diabetic teenagers despite any problem in muscle function, says a new study.Researchers at McMaster University have reported ... Read more...

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Pregnant women recommended not to use fetal heart rate monitors


August 21st, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): Pregnant women are being recommended against the use of Doppler devices, an ultrasound transducer used to detect the baby's heartbeat, at home.Dr Thomas Aust and colleagues from the ... Read more...

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Fat youngsters twice as likely to have fat pals


July 17th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has shown that overweight youth are twice as likely to have overweight friends.Lead author Dr Thomas Valente, professor of preventive medicine at ... Read more...

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Now, humans can give swine flu to pigs


July 10th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): In a new twist to the deadly swine flu pandemic, it has been found that the strain of influenza, A/H1N1, can now be transferred from humans to pigs, ... Read more...

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Wealthy mothers tend to produce more sons


July 8th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Wealthy mothers are likely to bear more sons, while their less privileged counterparts tend to produce more daughters, according to a new study.Since women are said to be ... Read more...

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Vaccinating kids could help control swine flu


June 18th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that targeting children for vaccination could help control the spread of pandemics such as the current swine flu.The study suggests that targeting kids ... Read more...

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