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High-fat diet lowers blood sugar in diabetics


May 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 13 (IANS) Food with a lot of fat and few carbohydrates may actually benefit type-2 diabetics who are advised to stick to a low-fat diet. The results of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Research reveals that ‘Slow walking might be linked with dementia’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research says the speed of a person’s walk can predict the chances of a person developing dementia later on in life. The researchers report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Briskness of walk in middle-age foretells stroke risk


February 16th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Walking speed and hand grip strength may determine how a middle-aged person will develop dementia or stroke, says a new research."These are basic office tests which ... Read more...

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Girl kills self after mother informed she’s on cannabis


November 24th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A teenaged girl in Britain hanged herself after a letter stating that she was using cannabis was mistakenly sent to her mother instead of her doctor.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Dentist retrieves tooth from bin, fixes it back


September 11th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A lady in Britain was shocked after her dentist first mistakenly pulled out the wrong tooth, then replanted it by allegedly retrieving it from a medical ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mindapples - foolproof mood boosting remedy


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Mindapples is the name of a new five-day programme to help everyone feel cheerful by eating more fruit and vegetables. It requires you to think of ... Read more...

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UK doc ’sexually assaulted patients and told a colleague to keep quiet’


April 19th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): A UK doctor had sexually assaulted patients and told a colleague to keep quiet, a hearing was told.Dr Adil Shareef, a general practitioner facing charges of sexual ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exposure to low-dose radiation ‘ups cancer risk’


February 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure to low-dose radiation from cardiac imaging and other procedures after a heart attack is associated with an increased risk of cancer.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Light snowfall expected in Kashmir Thursday


December 28th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Intense cold wave conditions continued to prevail in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday and the weather office has forecast light snowfall in the valley two days later."We can expect ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Miracle’ diet pill that reduces food cravings, burns calories even while sitting!


December 27th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): A new 'miracle' weight loss pill that is being used by the likes of Eva Longoria and Courteney Coxis all the rage.Meratol increases metabolism, reduces calorie intake, blocks ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK mum was told 16-month toddler’s cancer was ‘cold’


December 11th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): A mom was misguided by doctors who told her that her son had and discovered later that it was actually cancer.Adelle Wright, 29, took little Ruby Tanswell to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Latest health application can pinpoint cause of pain


October 26th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) The latest mobile health application can help pinpoint the potential cause of muscle pain by highlighting its 'trigger points'.These are tight places in certain muscles which cause ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Diabetes treatment to help patients shed kilos


September 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An injection that controls diabetes and fights obesity could be available in Britain by Christmas. The injection, called Victoza, has been given the go ahead by drugs watchdog ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cheryl Cole’s health worries friends


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole's health has left her friends worried. The doctors suggested that Cheryl, 27, should rest after recovering from malaria. But she has defied doctors by busying ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit Muslim woman of Pak origin recalls attempted honour killing


July 29th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Honor killings and punishments have been well documented among a wide variety of ethnic and religious groups throughout the world, and especially in the United Kingdom.Every year in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

When money makes you sick


April 5th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 5 (IANS) A former New Zealand bank teller, who fell sick after handling large amounts of currency notes in an unventilated vault, says "money is the filthiest stuff you could ... Read more...

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“Dr. Death” Jayant Patel removed patient’s colon without proper investigation, court told


March 24th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Mar. 24 (ANI): Former Indian-origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel a.k.a. "Dr. Death" was too quick to remove a patient's colon without adequate investigation over his cancer concerns, the Brisbane Supreme Court ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India-born doctor ‘failed to investigate’ cancer concerns


March 24th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, March 24 (IANS) India-born doctor Jayant Patel "failed to adequately investigate" cancer concerns in a patient before he removed his colon, an Australian court was told Wednesday. A local doctor, Marthinus Nel, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia shortlists 11 for Mars mission simulation


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Institute of Medical and Biological Problems has shortlisted 11 volunteers to take part in a 520-day simulation of an expedition to Mars, a spokesman said. The 11 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chronic rhinosinusitis patients going for alternative medicine


October 5th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): An increasing number of patients are turning to complementary and alternative medical therapies to help treat the symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), revealed a new study.In the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Don’t panic, swine flu patients say online


August 12th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Swine flu patients and survivors are taking on the virus by networking on the web, updating each other on their fight against Influenza A (H1N1) and advising ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

We will sue the hospital: swine flu victim’s family


August 4th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 4 (IANS) The family of a 14-year-old girl who died of swine flu Monday due to "delayed treatment" has threatened civil and criminal action against the private hospital where she ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India reports first swine flu death in pandemic Pune (Roundup)


August 4th, 2009 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Pune, Aug 3 (IANS) Days after Pune was declared a pandemic city for swine flu, a 14-year-old girl succumbed to the virus there Monday - making it India's first death due ... Read more...

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India reports first swine flu death in Pune (Third Lead)


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Pune, Aug 3 (IANS) India reported its first swine flu death Monday when a 14-year-old girl succumbed to the influenza A (H1N1) virus in Pune. The girl was suffering from the ... Read more...

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India reports first swine flu death (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India reported its first swine flu death Monday when a 14-year-old girl succumbed to the influenza A (H1N1) virus in Pune, health officials said here. The girl, who ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Middle-aged women more stressed but have lower blood pressure


June 6th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Middle-aged women are more stressed today but have lower blood pressure levels, a long-term study carried out in Sweden has revealed. The study, part of the Prospective Population ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Suspected swine flu outbreak among New Zealand students


April 26th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) – The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is investigating an influenza-like illness among a group of 25 people from Rangitoto College and swine flu is suspected, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian Tamils view Sri Lanka with concern, but also apathy


April 24th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
By TSV Hari and Maitreyee Boruah Chennai/Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) From indifference to concern - the attitude of Indian Tamils to the plight of their ethnic brethren caught in the fighting between the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strike demanding truce in Sri Lanka hits Tamil Nadu


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) A dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK seeking an end to fighting in Sri Lanka virtually crippled life in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, residents and witnesses ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pandher, Koli may join notorious list of serial killers


February 13th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Punjab businessman Monomers Singh Pander and his domestic help Surrender Kola who were given the death sentence Friday for raping, killing and cannibalizing Rimpa Haldar - the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Working men more likely to suffer eye injuries than women


February 5th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) Working men are more likely than women to suffer eye injuries, according to an Australian report released Thursday. The report by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, another best job in the world, but this time in Scotland!


January 21st, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 21 (ANI): A small community in the Applecross peninsula in Wester Ross, Scotland, is trying to attract GPs to apply for the vacancy of a family doctor highlighting the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

London-based doctor saved from forced marriage in Bangladesh


December 15th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) A London-based doctor, who was held captive by her parents in Bangladesh to force her into a marriage of their choice, has been freed and is returning to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

London doctor a forced marriage captive in Bangladesh


December 8th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) In one of the first cases to be heard under the new Forced Marriage Act in Britain, lawyers are desperately trying to save a London-based Bangladeshi doctor from ... Read more...

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Indian mum’s mid-air maternity well attended


August 27th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 27 (DPA) An Indian woman was lucky enough Wednesday to have not one but four doctors to help her deliver a baby boy on a flight between Hong Kong and ... Read more...

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