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Another horror film for Bipasha?


September 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bipasha Basu has tasted success with "Raaz 3", and is already working on horror film named "Aatma". She might soon sign another horror-thriller, being scripted by ... Read more...

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Kardashian spends $100,000 on toilet


August 24th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (IANS) Socialite and reality TV star Kim Kardashian is so concerned about maintaining and using a clean washroom that she has reportedly spent $100,000 on ... Read more...

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Cleanliness freak JLo’s loo woes


June 26th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 26 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez reportedly refuses to use an outside toilet unless it is fitted with her own special seat to ensure a germ-free bathroom ... Read more...

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Exposure to dirt in childhood promotes immunity


March 26th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) The concept of exposing infants to germs in order to build up immunity is known as the hygiene hypothesis. Now, researchers of Brigham and Women's Hospital ... Read more...

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Over cleanliness could wreck immune system!


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Evidence is growing that dirt and germs protect against disease -- and that our indoor-based, ultra-clean lifestyles are bad for our health.It is said that without ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Minnesota Vikings ink deal for a new stadium


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St Paul, Mar 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is good news for all Minnesota Viking fans as a new stadium is in the pipeline. However the Minneapolis City Council and the Minnesota Legislature ... Read more...

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Large intestine bugs play spoilsport in slimming


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Bugs in our large intestine may be slowing down the activity of brown or 'good fat' that quickly burns calories and keeps us slim. Sandrine P. ... Read more...

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Stinking frogs are rich source of antibiotic compounds


December 1st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The skin of some of the earth's foulest smelling creatures houses a goldmine of anti-bacterial compounds -- a potentially rich source of new drugs that could ... Read more...

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Mouth bugs, gum disease linked


October 28th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Bugs in our mouths bring on a debilitating condition which leads to painful gums and the loosening of teeth, say researchers, in an unexpected finding that ... Read more...

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Tigmanshu’s idea for ‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 2′


October 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Tigmanshu Dhulia, director of this week's well-received "Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster" had a "germ" of an idea of its sequel even before the release of the ... Read more...

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CDC says that salmonella infection is on the rise


June 8th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Center for Disease and Prevention (CDC) has announced that salmonella infection has gone up significantly in the United States. In a report issued by ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger & DeVito to appear in ‘Twins 2′?


May 10th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Media reports say Arnold Schwarzenegger is considering a deal that might see him appear in a sequel to the movie “Twins.” The reports say the former ... Read more...

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Toad’s brain too contain potent germ-fighters


April 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists have long known that frog and toad skins contain hundreds of germ-fighting substances.Now, a new study has revealed that the toad brains also may contain an ... Read more...

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Scientists find ‘knowing it in your gut’ is real


March 24th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new study has discovered that the 'cross-talk' between bacteria in our gut and our brain plays an important role in the development of psychiatric illness, intestinal diseases ... Read more...

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Is bacterial chatter behind mental illness, obesity?


March 24th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 24 (IANS) The chatter between bugs present in your gut and your brain plays a key role in bringing on psychiatric illness, intestinal diseases and obesity among others.This ... Read more...

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Vivek Agnihotri’s next is titled ‘Buddha in a Traffic Jam’


March 17th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Director Vivek Agnihotri has finally decided upon the title for his third directorial venture. The film will be called "Buddha in a Traffic Jam" ... Read more...

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New dishware sanitizers ‘more effective at killing harmful bacteria’


January 26th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Ohio State University researchers tested two new dishware sanitizers, and found them to be more effective at removing bacteria from restaurant dishes than traditional sanitizers.Melvin Pascall, co-author of ... Read more...

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Egypt, not India, top place for visitors getting struck with Delhi belly


December 16th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 16 (ANI): If you think that India is the country where travelers are most likely to fall ill, you are wrong. Egypt is the top place for visitors getting struck ... Read more...

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Turkey Recalled due to potential contamination


November 16th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A meat processing company is recalling more than 2,600 pounds of cooked turkey. The recall has been necessitated by fear that the ready-to-eat smoked turkey breasts could ... Read more...

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NHS hospital trust rejects bedside Bible ‘germ’ ban in UK


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Oct 3 (ANI): A bedside Bible ban, considered by a National Health Service (NHS) hospital trust that feared they could spread germs, has reportedly been rejected.According to the Scotsman, a research ... Read more...

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Antibiotics from frog skin may help fight superbugs


August 27th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Powerful new antibiotics developed from the skin of frogs could take the fight against superbugs to a higher level. Frog skin is known to have plenty of potent ... Read more...

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US teacher quits job after abusing staff and pupils on Facebook


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): A teacher in the US has resigned after accidentally publishing abusive comments against staff and pupils on her Facebook page.June Talvitie-Siple assumed that her friends would only ... Read more...

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‘Conan the Bacterium’ could have been the origin of life on Earth


July 19th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 19 (ANI): Brazilian scientists have suggested that organisms like a microbe dubbed 'Conan the Bacterium' could have been the origin of life on Earth, after they found that it could ... Read more...

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Gut-residing bacteria can trigger arthritis


June 18th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) A single species of bacteria that lives in the gut can result in the development of arthritis, says new research. The gut is filled with thousands of species of ... Read more...

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Hand washing ‘improves quality of stored drinking water in poor countries’


May 6th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Hand-washing, long recognized as an effective germ-fighting practice, also appears to play an important role in improving the quality of stored drinking water in poor countries, say researchers.Boffins ... Read more...

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George Bush Wiped His Hand On Bill Clinton


March 28th, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by GD
By Gina GomezHaiti, Mar 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What Jimmy Kimmel meant was it earnest? Or was it just another moment where George Bush earned one more feather to his germ phobic reputation? ... Read more...

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Germany overcome a fighting New Zealand (Lead)


March 9th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Defending champions Germany withstood a strong New Zeland fightback before scoring a 5-2 victory, and booking a semi-final berth from Pool A at the ... Read more...

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Himachal governor committed to promoting hydropower


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh's address to the assembly Tuesday focussed mainly on providing a transparent administration, tapping more hydropower, providing a proper rehabilitation package and promoting horticulture. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Soon, DNA detectives to track spread of hospital superbugs


January 4th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Just like detectives use DNA to place suspects at crime scenes, scientists are creating a DNA database of pathogens to help them track spread of hospital superbugs.The project ... Read more...

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Dog Gets Affected By Swine Flu


December 23rd, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Swine flu, a disease common to sheep has claimed the life of numerous human beings and has been declared as an epidemic. The recent news that ... Read more...

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Wet ethanol production process yields more ethanol and more co-products


November 10th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): A new study has indicated that a wet ethanol production method that begins by soaking corn kernels rather than grinding them, results in more gallons of ethanol and ... Read more...

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Is ‘Kurbaan’ like other terror films?


November 1st, 2009 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Karan Johar's upcoming "Kurbaan" is being likened to films on terror like "New York" and "Fanaa" but the filmmaker is no longer giving the straight-jacketed ... Read more...

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“Superspreader” docs and nurses may trigger hospital outbreaks


October 29th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that doctors and nurses who don't wash their hands are more likely to spread swine flu and hospital superbugs.The study's researchers suggest that ... Read more...

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Nurses, docs’ dirty hands cause most infections


October 29th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that doctors and nurses who don't wash their hands are more likely to spread swine flu and hospital superbugs.The study's researchers suggest that ... Read more...

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Right diet, not supplements, is the best way to keep good bacteria healthy


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Eating right, not supplements, is the best way to keep the good bacteria in the gut healthy, according to an expert.Gail Cresci, Medical College of Georgia dietician and ... Read more...

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