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Indonesian toddler’s head is three times normal size

July 24th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A toddler in Indonesia is suffering from a rare disease that has left her head inflated three times the size of an average adult's, the Daily ... Read more...

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Regular checkup must to detect glaucoma

March 14th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Regular eye checkups after 40 years are the only defence against glaucoma, the second most common cause of blindness, say experts.Glaucoma is responsible for up ... Read more...

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Cutting down salt can help control blood pressure

May 28th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Cutting down salt is more effective in reducing blood pressure in kidney patients than using anti-hypertensive medications, reveals a new study. Researchers Rajiv Agarwal from Indiana University School ... Read more...

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Novel way to fight ‘kissing bugs’

April 30th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Toronto Mississauga are working to find a novel way to stop the transmission of the illness, known as Chagas' disease."This is a disease ... Read more...

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`Dr. Death’ Patel threatened to quit when patient transfer was arranged

April 30th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Apr.30 (ANI): Brisbane's Supreme Court has been told that controversial Indian origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel went purple with rage when a dangerously ill patient was transferred from the Bundaberg Hospital ... Read more...

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Black women more likely to develop weakened heart muscle at childbirth

February 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study suggests that black women are at an increased risk of developing weakened heart muscle at childbirth.The study looking into the incidence of peripartum cardiomyopathy in ... Read more...

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Impaired kidney function ups death risks for elderly

January 21st, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Seniors with damaged kidneys are more likely to suffer heart failure, stroke and other causes of mortality, says a new study. These findings indicate that the elderly with ... Read more...

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