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India for global recognition of Ayurveda, Unani


August 8th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India is pushing for a WHO collaborative centre on traditional medicine to win legal recognition to the Indian systems of medication like Ayurveda and Unani ... Read more...

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Vitamin pill a day keeps cancer at bay!


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) A daily vitamin pill could help prevent skin cancer - particularly among women, the Daily Mail reported Friday.Scientists say taking food supplements containing vitamin A can ... Read more...

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Protect consumers against misleading ads: Minister


February 14th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Stating there is no need to control the media, the government Tuesday stressed on an enabling mechanism to curb misleading advertisements in order to protect ... Read more...

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Misleading ads: Agency might monitor and act


October 16th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Flooded with growing consumer complaints over misleading advertisements, especially relating to health and nutritional benefits and the get-rich schemes, the government is planning an investigating ... Read more...

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Ads that make tall claims to be brought under scanner


September 17th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) People promising you the moon will soon go under the scanner with the government working out a mechanism to regulate misleading advertisements."The existing provisions of ... Read more...

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Buying herbal products can be harmful


August 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) If you thought herbal supplements were safe by virtue of being 'natural,' then you could be wrong. They do have side effects, says a new research. ... Read more...

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Eight athletes failing dope test is unusual: athletics coach


July 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Athletics coach Kuntal Roy, who will be conferred the Dronacharya Award, says eight internationally acclaimed Indian athletes failing dope Test is unusual and there is more ... Read more...

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Athletics body transfers Mandeep, Juana dope cases to NADA


July 20th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Wednesday transferred the dope cases of quarter-milers Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).The disciplinary ... Read more...

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NADA conducts surprise check in Bhopal


July 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) Saturday conducted a surprise check at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bhopal.NADA had already conducted search operations ... Read more...

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Dope tainted runners Mandeep and Juana’s hearing adjourned


July 15th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The disciplinary panel of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Friday adjourned the hearing into the doping cases of quarter-milers Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu ... Read more...

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Dumped onion waste could be used as food supplement: Study


July 15th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) More than a half million tonnes of onion waste dumped every year in Europe could be used as food supplements as they are rich in dietary ... Read more...

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Anti-doping agency collects 91 samples at Bangalore camp


July 12th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) Monday collected blood and urine samples of 91 athletes and checked medicine and food supplements at the Sports Authority of India's ... Read more...

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Doping scandal to haunt India for long


July 10th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The doping scandal involving eight athletes has put India in a spot of bother as it comes within a year of the Indian Olympic Association ... Read more...

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I’m innocent, want to leave India: Ukrainian coach (Roundup)


July 8th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) Amidst high drama, sacked athletics coach Yuri Orgodnik Friday pleaded that he be allowed to immediately return to his native Ukraine as he feared for his ... Read more...

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Three athletes’ B samples also test positive


July 8th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The B samples also of Indian athletes Sini Jose, Juana Murmu and Tiana Mary Thomas tested positive during checks by the National Anti Doping Agency ... Read more...

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Ukraine coach blames contaminated food supplements for doping mess (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) India's sacked Ukrainian athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik Friday said "contaminated" food supplements could be the reason behind six of his trainees failing dope tests.The coach also ... Read more...

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I’ve been set-up in doping scandal: Ogorodnik


July 8th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) India's sacked Ukrainian athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik Friday blamed food supplements after six of his trainees flunked dope tests."I cannot believe the girls tested positive for ... Read more...

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I am innocent, says Ashwini Akkunji


July 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India's dope tainted quartermiler Ashwini Akkunji, who won 4x400 metres relay gold in the Commonwealth and the Asian Games, Thursday pleaded innocence and laid the ... Read more...

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Four NIS officials removed, NADA to test food supplements (Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A day after Sports Minister Ajay Maken vowed to clean up the system in the wake of the doping scandal, heads have started rolling. The ... Read more...

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NADA asks dope tainted athletes to submit food supplements


July 6th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) Wednesday asked the dope tainted Indian athletes to submit their food supplements for testing.NADA director-general Rahul Bhatnagar told IANS ... Read more...

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Ukranian coach fears for his life, desperate to return home


July 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 6 (IANS) A day after Sports Minister Ajay Maken sacked athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik for his alleged role in the doping scandal, the Ukranian expressed his desire ... Read more...

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Never advised steroids for athletes, I’m being set-up: Ukraine coach


July 5th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sacked Ukrainian coach Yuri Ogorobonik, who trained India's quarter-milers caught in doping, Tuesday claimed innocence and said that he was being set-up.The Ukrainian said that ... Read more...

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Mandeep, Juana ask for food supplements to be examined (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's leading quarter-milers Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu, two of the six athletes to fail a dope test, have pleaded innocence and asked for their ... Read more...

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Mandeep blames federation for not providing team doctor


July 1st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's leading female quarter-miler Mandeep Kaur, who failed a World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) dope test, Friday pleaded innocence and slammed the Athletics Federation of ... Read more...

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More Americans are taking vitamin supplements


April 18th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has reported that the use of vitamin supplements has increased in adult Americans. The report was compiled between the ... Read more...

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Probiotic to treat ulcers identified


February 25th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Spanish scientists have identified a strain of probiotic bacteria that may be useful in treating ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori."H. pylori is considered one of the major risk ... Read more...

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Experts look at ways to use sea cucumbers’ potential in saving our seas


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Researchers at the Newcastle University, UK, are investigating how to use sea cucumbers in developing a more sustainable way of farming in the sea.Sea cucumbers are not only ... Read more...

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Nainital Zoo authorities take steps to protect animals from cold


January 19th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Jan 19 (ANI): As the temperature dipped across the country, animals in the Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Zoo in Nainital are being given proteins and mineral in their diet by authorities ... Read more...

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Joshna, Deepika are not aware of any Games allowance


August 14th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's top squash players Joshna Chinnappa and Deepika Pallikal say they are yet to receive the allowance of Rs.950 a day, which the core probables ... Read more...

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No daily allowances for Indian Squash squad for CWG


August 8th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian squash players are not getting the daily allowances sanctioned by the sports ministry in January 2008 as part of their training for the Oct ... Read more...

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Report: Many dietary supplements are dangerous


August 4th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in the United States have identified certain substances in food supplement medication that has the potential to cause serious health implications including cancer.The Consumer ... Read more...

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India’s rugby squad slogs without right diet


August 4th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian rugby squad for the Commonwealth Games is sweating it out in Pune without receiving the nutritional supplements and the computer software to develop ... Read more...

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More than 50pc people globally get insufficient Vitamin D


July 16th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A health expert has said that more than half of the world's population gets insufficient vitamin D.Anthony Norman, a distinguished professor emeritus of biochemistry and biomedical sciences and ... Read more...

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No evidence that slimming supplements facilitate weight loss: Study


July 13th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the slimming supplements available in the market do not facilitate weight loss beyond the placebo effect."There are scores of slimming supplements out ... Read more...

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Karachi bodybuilders taking cow, buffalo-steroids for ‘extra muscles’


June 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 30 (ANI): Various aspiring bodybuilders in Karachi are taking supplements containing anabolic steroids, which are also given to cows and buffaloes, in the hope of 'extra muscles' that could be ... Read more...

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