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Anti-depressants ease osteoarthritis pain


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Anti-depressants could also be effective in easing debilitating pain caused by osteoarthritis with fewer side-effects than traditional drugs, a study reveals.Leslie Citrome, professor of psychiatry and ... Read more...

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Lauki juice, healthy? Take care before you drink it


October 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Bottle gourd or lauki juice may not be the best health drink and certain precautions must be observed, including discarding bitter-tasting lauki, the health ministry ... Read more...

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Risks of aspirin-use to prevent heart attack or stroke differ by gender and age


March 17th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Risk factors including age, gender, diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, smoking and risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, should be taken into account before patients go for aspirin to ... Read more...

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Fainting commonest of all in-flight medical emergencies


January 24th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Fainting is the commonest of all in-flight medical emergencies, according to a new study. Michael Sand led researchers from the Universities of Bochum, Germany, and California at Los ... Read more...

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Fainting is the most common in-flight medical emergency


January 24th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Fainting is the most common in-flight medical emergency followed by stomach upsets, a German study suggests.The research published in BioMed Central''s open access journal Critical Care details ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson denies being ill


December 23rd, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson has denied that he is seriously ill and needs a lung transplant, slamming his biographer's claims to be a “complete fabrication”.Ian Halperin, the star's ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson needs lung transplant


December 23rd, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 23 (DPA) Former pop idol Michael Jackson is fighting for his life and will die if he does not receive a lung transplant, his biographer has told US gossip ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson gravely ill: Reports


December 22nd, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 22 (DPA) Michael Jackson, 50, is reportedly suffering from a potentially fatal lung disease, US media reports said.The King of Pop suffers from Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, a rare genetic ... Read more...

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Sick Jacko fighting for his life?


December 21st, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Michael Jackson is reportedly fighting for his life, according to a writer who is penning a new biography on the singer.Ian Halperin, a former award-winning investigative journalist ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers study shows steroids not beneficial for kids with bacterial meningitis


May 7th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): According to a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist, corticosteroids given to children who are hospitalized for bacterial meningitis do not provide a benefit in survival ... Read more...

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Alcoholics underestimate risk of gastrointestinal bleeding: Study


February 19th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Most alcoholics dont take the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding seriously, even though it can be fatal, says a new study.The study was conducted by Leipzig gastroenterologist Niels Teich ... Read more...

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Regular, long-term aspirin use cuts colorectal cancer risk


January 23rd, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): According to a new study, regular and long-term use of aspirin and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) cuts down the risk linked with colorectal cancer.However, use of aspirin for ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen linked to slower lung function decline in children with cystic fibrosis


December 1st, 2007 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has found that treatment with ibuprofen is linked to a significantly slower rate of decline in lung function in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis.Ibuprofen ... Read more...

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