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Children victims of most eye injuries from aerosols

April 14th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) More than half the eye injuries treated in emergency rooms due to aerosols involved children 18 years and younger.Children were the victims in more than half ... Read more...

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Three dead in Bahrain as police crack down on sleeping protesters (Second Lead)

February 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 17 (IANS) Three people were killed early Thursday when police cracked down on sleeping protesters in this Bahrain capital, an action that led to a minister reportedly quitting. By ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three die in Bahrain as police attack sleeping protesters (Lead)

February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 17 (IANS) Three people in the Bahrain capital were killed in the early hours of Thursday when police in riot gear lobbed teargas canisters and then stormed a roundabout where ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Girls lead the binge-drinking culture in New Zealand

January 9th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 9 (ANI): More and more girls are joining the binge-drinking culture and ending up in hospital in New Zealand, it has been revealed.A pilot programme in Wellington by the Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Carrie Fisher ‘Princess Leia’ Did Cocaine on Set

October 12th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Carrie Fisherm, who rose to sudden fame after her part as Princess Leia in the ‘Star Wars’ saga, admitted that she often did cocaine while on the set ... Read more...

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Friday the 13th and other superstitions

August 14th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is the dreaded Friday the 13th and there are a number of superstitions related to the event. The day is so hated and dreaded that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Smoking ban shows results in Turkey

July 17th, 2010 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 17 (IANS) A ban on smoking in public places in Turkey has shown great results, after the nation's largest city Istanbul reported a 20 percent drop in the number of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Overtesting In ERs Related To Fear Of Malpractice Lawsuits

June 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The doctors in Emergency rooms face the maximum pressure and often the survival of a patient depends on their discretion and actions. That is why sometimes ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Physical fitness can minimise your risk of falling

June 10th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Remaining physically fit and sticking to a regular exercise routine could minimise your risk of falling, says new research. About 19,000 people die every year in the US ... Read more...

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Ozzy Osbourne wants to leave his body to science

June 8th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ozzy Osbourne, the 'Dreamer' hit singer says that he wants to donate his body to the Natural History Museum for science research.The 61-year-old singer said that he is a 'medical miracle'. ... Read more...

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Kansas Doctor Commences To Defend Himself In The Overdose-Related Death Trial

May 28th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Yesterday, a Kansas doctor, Stephen Schneider, commenced the process of defending himself in a court of law against grave accusations that he and his ... Read more...

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Corey Haim Obtained 553 Prescription Pills Before Death

April 7th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For several week before his death, Corey Haim was doing what the attorney general of California called "Doctor Shopping." Haim was able to obtain 553 pills of very ... Read more...

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New mattress to double the effectiveness of CPR

July 12th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): In a breakthrough innovation, students at Michigan Technological University (MTU) have designed a special mattress that can make cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) nearly twice as effective as an ordinary ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kmart: New Announcements

June 24th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
Kmart occupying free space of about 96,000 square feet, giving employment to 71 people, is going to close on Route 541 after 35 years of service. This big retailer has announced ... Read more...

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Smart phone offers ultrasound imaging at finger-tips

April 22nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Marrying ultrasound technology with a smartphone, computer experts have created a compact, mobile, palm-sized medical imaging device. William D. Richard, associate professor and research associate David Zar ... Read more...

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Soon, smartphones to provide ultrasound imaging

April 22nd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. hope to bring the minimalist approach to medical care with the use of a medical imaging device that fits in the palm of the ... Read more...

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Leprosy still prevalent in US

November 8th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that leprosy, also known as Hansen''s disease, is still prevalent in the United States. "Approximately 150 cases are diagnosed each year with ... Read more...

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Heart failure patients at ”increased fracture risk”

October 21st, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Heart failure patients are at an increased risk of fractures, which includes debilitating hip fractures, according to a group of researchers. Canadian researchers have reported in Circulation: Journal ... Read more...

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Watching football dangerous for men with heart disease

February 25th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, Feb 25 (DPA) A study of hospital admissions for heart complaints in the Munich area during the 2006 World Cup in Germany has revealed a sharp increase in incidents among men ... Read more...

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Vital signs sensor boon for ER patients

January 7th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Staff at emergency rooms at hospitals will soon be able to breathe a sigh of relief for they will soon not have to worry about not getting to ... Read more...

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Asians, Blacks, Hispanics less likely to get opioid drugs in emergency rooms

January 2nd, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): A new study has found that Asian, Black and Hispanic patients remain significantly less likely than whites to receive pain-relieving opioid drugs in emergency rooms.For the study, researchers ... Read more...

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