Carey sheds baby weight

November 10th, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Mariah Carey has managed to lose 70 pounds on the Jenny Craig weight loss plan after she gave birth to twins this year.The "Shake It Off" ... Read more...

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Scientists identify molecules that help propel cancer metastasis

April 9th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Researchers have identified a novel mechanism that can fight cancer spread by controlling the traffic of cells and fluid from tissues to lymphatic vessels.Harnessing this mechanism may help ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey to pay taxes for proposed trip Down Under

September 17th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Talk show host Oprah Winfrey is making sure that the 300 audience members that she has invited on a trip to Australia will not be paying a ... Read more...

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Full-body MRI may help detect suspected child abuse

August 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which can easily detect soft-tissue abnormalities, could be used in detecting suspected child abuse in infants.The study, ... Read more...

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Popular nanoparticle can cause toxicity in fish

March 3rd, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A study by researchers at Purdue University has shown that a nanoparticle growing in popularity as a bactericidal agent is toxic to fish.Tested on fathead minnows - an ... Read more...

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Corneal swelling at high-altitude doesn’t affect vision

February 9th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): While swelling commonly occurs in the corneas of mountain climbers at high altitudes, a new study shows it doesn't appear to affect visibility.Lead researcher Dr Martina Monika Bosch, ... Read more...

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Steroid injections offer ‘vision restoration’ hope for patients with blocked eye veins

September 15th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Injections of the steroid corticosteroid triamcinolone may help restore vision in some patients with retinal vein occlusion, an important cause of vision loss that results from blockages in ... Read more...

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Nadal to have tests for abdominal problem

September 14th, 2009 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) Rafael Nadal leaves New York set for medical tests at home in Spain to determine the extent of the abdominal muscle problem that has plagued him ... Read more...

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Cancer drug improves vision loss in diabetics, cataract surgery patients

August 1st, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Researchers have found that bevacizumab medication, used to treat cancer, can help improve vision loss in diabetic patients as well as in people who have undergone cataract surgery.Use ... Read more...

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Nadal to head to London before final Wimbledon decision

June 9th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (DPA) Rafael Nadal will fly to London next Tuesday after undergoing medical tests in Barcelona and waiting to see whether his knees will hold up for Wimbledon. The World ... Read more...

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Golfer Ballesteros ready to leave ICU after brain tumor surgery

November 15th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.15 (ANI): Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros could be moved out of intensive care as soon as next week. According to the La Paz Hospital treating the five-time major winner, he is ... Read more...

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Golfer Ballesteros stable after brain surgery

October 25th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 25 (DPA) Spanish former golfer Severiano Ballesteros is "stable" following a second brain surgery, according to doctors treating him at the La Paz Hospital in Madrid. During an operation which lasted ... Read more...

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Tongue or lip piercings could prove a dental disaster for teens

June 21st, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 21 (ANI): Youngsters should think twice before getting their tongue or lips pierced, a new study has warned.Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have found that oral tissue ... Read more...

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High blood pressure, high cholesterol may be linked to retinal vascular disease

May 13th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, have found that high blood pressure and high cholesterol may be associated with an increased risk of ... Read more...

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