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Smart pill alerts heart patients about next dose


August 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) A 'smart' pill that texts your cellphone when your next dose is due is undergoing tests in Britain. The chips in the pills alert a patch attached to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stephen Gately ‘had taken cannabis before he died’


October 15th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Late Boyzone singer Stephen Gately had smoked cannabis on the night he died, according to police sources.The 33-year-old, who was found dead in his apartment in Mallorca ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stephen Gately had smoked cannabis before death


October 15th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Tragic Boyzone star Stephen Gately had smoked cannabis on the night he died during a holiday in the Spanish town of Majorca, say police officials. Forensic experts have discovered ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Giving oxygen to H1N1 patients with respiratory failure improves survival


October 13th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that adding oxygen to the blood of H1N1 patients suffering from respiratory failure can significantly improve their survival.The researchers said that patients who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Misuse of aspirin may have made 1918 flu pandemic worse


October 5th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Aspirin could have been responsible for the steep death toll in the 1918 flu pandemic, says a new study. High aspirin dosing levels used to treat patients during ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Aspirin misuse behind high death toll during 1918-1919 flu pandemic


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): The high death toll during the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic might be attributed to the misuse of aspirin, says an article.Published in the online edition of Clinical Infectious ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel therapeutic target for fatal flu lung complication identified


September 30th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Researchers from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center have identified a new target that for preventing fatal flu lung complication.The study showed that the novel target could help ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How flu virus attacks the lungs


July 18th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Shedding new light on how influenza virus attacks the lungs, a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Southern Research Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Deceased Malay Indian’’s family accuses hospital for concealing cause of death


March 7th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, Mar 7 (ANI): The family of A. Kugan, who died in police custody on January 20, has lodged a complaint against the Serdang Hospital and Dr Abdul Karim Tajuddin, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gene linked to reduced mortality from acute lung Injury identified


January 17th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado Denver have identified a gene linked to improved survival among patients with acute lung injury.Acute lung injury ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surjeet dies following cardiac arrest (Lead)


August 1st, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran communist leader Harkishen Singh Surjeet Friday died following respiratory cardiac arrest, six days after he was admitted to the Metro Hospital in neighbouring Noida, doctors said. ... Read more...

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