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Heavy drinking negates recovery from trauma


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) Heavy drinkers not only face a higher risk of car accidents and domestic violence, but alcohol also actually rewires the brain, negating recovery from a traumatic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10 dead, 30,000 evacuated after torrential rains in Beijing (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed while more than 30,000 were evacuated in the heaviest rains in six decades in the Chinese capital, authorities said Sunday.Thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

13 dead due to rains in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of northern and southwestern China since Friday night have killed at least 13 people, said authorities Saturday night.Beijing received 95 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Electric shock kills former junior archery champion


July 10th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chita (Russia), July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former World junior archery champion has been killed by electric shock, police said Tuesday.Russian Ayur Abiduev, 23, was pronounced dead when admitted to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia rains: Toll rises to nearly 80 (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 78 people have died after heavy downpour triggered massive floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst-hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

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Rains, floods kill 50 in Russia


July 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 53 people have died after heavy downpour triggered floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Girl survives but her horse dies of electrocution


June 18th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian schoolgirl was injured but the horse she was riding died after both of them suffered an electric shock.According to Komsomolskaya Pravda tabloid, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Five struck by lightning in Moscow


June 13th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A stroll in the park ended in hospital for five Uzbek college students in Moscow after a lightning bolt hit the ground next to them, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A proposal, a shock and a ballooning story


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) He proposed to her during a ride in a hot air balloon, and she accepted. But the couple soon nearly lost their lives when the balloon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India Habitat Centre gets emergency cardiac equipment


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) After Delhi Metro, India Habitat Centre here will get an automated external defibrillator (AED) to provide emergency treatment to people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.Small ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BSES Rajdhani directed to compensatE girl


April 10th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed BSES Rajdhani, a power distribution firm, to give a compensation of Rs.7.5 lakh to a minor girl who lost ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Four NCP workers electrocuted during poll campaigning


February 12th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 12 (IANS) In a freak accident, four Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) workers were electrocuted Sunday when the party flag one of them was holding came in touch ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Electric shock improves academic performance


January 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Passing small electric currents through the brain can lead to increased academic performance and boost people's learning, a study has said.Known as "Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation", ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Briton jailed for burying alive fiancee


January 14th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) A 26-year-old Briton has been sentenced to jail for 20 years for trying to murder his fiancee by burying her alive in a cardboard box. The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Traffic snarls in Hyderabad as Ganesh immersion continues


September 12th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) The delay in immersion of Ganesh idols in Hussainsagar Lake in Hyderabad Monday caused huge traffic jams in the city, causing inconvenience to commuters.Hundreds of idols ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russian man dies stunning fish with electric shock


May 30th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man died of an electric shock while using electrodes to stun river fish in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, police said Monday.The man was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shockable cardiac arrests ‘more common in public settings than home’


January 27th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists say that cardiac arrests which can be treated by electric stimulation, also known as shockable arrests, were found at a higher frequency in public settings than in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why stress, anxiety may be both good and bad for your brain


January 20th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study explains why stress and anxiety may be both a boon as well as a bane for your brain."That edge sounds good. It sounds adaptive. It ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Become a child again to erase bad memories forever


December 10th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Temporarily returning the brain to a child-like state could help people with post-traumatic stress disorder and phobias forget their fears forever.A clue to permanent erasure comes from research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Acupuncture no placebo, does relieve pain


December 1st, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Scans show that sticking needles into a body calms brain cells that process and perceive pain.The finding will vindicate those who have spent hundreds of pounds on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bodily symptoms of anxiety may make a difference in treatment


October 25th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that levels of anxiety sensitivity are important in choosing medical treatment for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AF).Heart and Stroke Foundation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secret war files reveal brutal killing of over 100,000 Iraqis over six years


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 23 (ANI): Secret U.S. field reports from the Iraq war have revealed s grim new details, indicating that over 100,000 Iraqis were killed during a six-year stretch and that American ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Electric shock to brain ‘might help you recall names faster’


October 7th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): It's a common phenomenon to meet someone familiar on the streets but not being able to remember their name - Now, a new study has found a way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

France’s Quadruple Amputee Philippe Croizon Crosses English Channel


September 21st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Wissant, France, Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Where there is a will, there is always a way. Even without arms and legs, Philippe Croizon never stopped dreaming of making it big ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Limbless Frenchman Philippe Croizon Swims Across English Channel


September 20th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say, if there is a will, there is a way. A limbless Frenchman Philippe Croizon has made this proverb come true once again this weekend ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Limbless Frenchman completes English Channel swim


September 19th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): A Frenchman, who lost all his limbs in an electrical accident, has successfully completed his attempt to swim the English Channel.Philippe Croizon, who swims using prosthetic legs, finished ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Limbless French man to swim English Channel next week


September 10th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.10 (ANI): A limbless man, Philippe Croizon, has said that he will attempt to swim the English Channel next week.The Frenchman lost his limbs in an accident 16 years ago ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

42-yr-old Frenchman aiming to become first limbless person to swim the English Channel


September 10th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI (World/International)42-yr-old Frenchman aiming to become first limbless person to swim the English ChannelParis, Sept 10 (ANI): A Frenchman who lost his arms and legs in an accident 16 years ago and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Hampshire Teen Kyle Dubois’ Nipples Zapped, Sues School


September 1st, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At times pranks can be shockingly painful and fatal. The family of the student Kyle Dubois says that former's heart stopped after he deliberately gave himself ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Zapping potatoes can boost their antioxidant content


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 23 (ANI): Zapping potatoes with ultrasound, high frequency sound waves or giving spuds an electric shock could boost the amounts of healthful antioxidant substances in the vegetables, found scientists.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Three people electrocuted in Delhi after rains


August 16th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) At least three people, among them a 13-year-old boy, were electrocuted and a woman was severely injured from a powerful electric shock in Delhi Sunday following ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iran Woman Confesses To Conspiracy In Husband’s Murder


August 13th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman confessed to conspiring the murder of her husband on Iranian state TV after her death by stoning was halted due to an international outcry. ... Read more...

Posted in World, World News |

Leonardo DiCaprio was close to meltdown while shooting ‘Shutter Island’


July 31st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio was close to mental meltdown while on the set of 'Shutter Island'.On-set consultant Dr James Gilligan, who worked with DiCaprio, 35, during the entire shoot, feared ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Science behind ‘once bitten, twice shy’ unravelled


July 27th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): The first time you burn your fingers by touching a hot stove you get the lesson to avoid doing it in the future. And now scientists are trying ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Power-packed’ jeans: Wear them and fear not pickpockets


July 16th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Varanasi, July 16 (IANS) Imagine a pickpocket trying to steal your wallet but getting a 220-volt jolt! Wearing a special pair of jeans - designed by a Varanasi school dropout ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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