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Kerala may have over 2 lakh dementia patients by 2021


September 20th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Kerala is estimated to have over two lakh dementia patients by 2021, said a report on the eve of World Alzheimer's Day, which is observed ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ season 2 in pipeline


July 1st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate" has struck the right chord with the viewers and the film star says that he may come up with ... Read more...

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Bengal students develop oxygen saving device


June 26th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Three students of a Howrah engineering college claim to have designed a device which reduces wastage of oxygen during ventilation and acts as a non-invasive ventilator.The ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber sells out US gigs In 30 seconds


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tickets for Justin Bieber’s two at New York's Madison Square Garden sold out in 30 seconds. The Believe series of concerts across the U.S. were sold ... Read more...

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She braves bullets to bring healthcare to women (Feature)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) The frail and seemingly calm Udasi Sahu manages to conceal the excitement of her first plane journey. But the 42-year-old health worker can't conceal the thrill ... Read more...

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WHO praises Cuba’s health care system


March 28th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 28 (IANS) Cuba's health care system has a lot to teach the world, the deputy head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said.Anarfi Asamoa-Baah said he was impressed ... Read more...

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Nurses accused of killing 16 in Uruguay hospitals


March 20th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo, March 20 (IANS/EFE) Uruguayan authorities tried Monday to calm people following an alarm generated by the deaths of 16 patients in two Montevideo hospitals at the hands of two ... Read more...

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France violated Sikh’s right to wearing turban: UN


January 13th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The UN rights committee has said France violated the religious freedom of a 76-year-old Sikh when he was asked to remove his turban for his ID ... Read more...

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Antibiotics panel’s recommendations yet to be followed


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) An expert panel's recommendations that will lay down the national policy on antibiotics are yet to be notified by the health ministry, Health Minister Ghulam ... Read more...

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Maharashtra raises age bar for drinking alcohol (Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) In an attempt to discourage youngsters from consuming alcohol, the Maharashtra government Wednesday hiked the minimum age for drinking beer from 18 to 21 and hard ... Read more...

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US healthcare system unprepared for catastrophic release of radiation: Officials


April 8th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): US officials have said that he country's health-care system is not capable enough to cope with a catastrophic release of radiation.The Washington Post quoted an assessment prepared ... Read more...

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Most Americans think health care system needs change: Survey


April 7th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Nearly 72 percent of Americans taking part in a Commonwealth Fund survey think the country's health care system needs change.The survey also reveals strong support for more patient-centered ... Read more...

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Jobless men ‘at greater risk of dying prematurely’


April 5th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new research has revealed that unemployment increases the risk of premature mortality by 63 per cent.McGill Sociology Professor Eran Shor, working in collaboration with researchers from Stony ... Read more...

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Diet-exercise combo improves obese seniors’ quality of life


March 31st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has concluded that for obese seniors, dieting and exercise together are more effective at ... Read more...

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Worrying about breast cancer returning can hit women’s quality of life


March 28th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Some women with early stage breast cancer are vulnerable to excessive worrying about cancer recurrence, according to a new study.The study also indicates that worrying about cancer recurrence ... Read more...

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Americans split over GOP efforts to repel Obama administration’s health care law: Poll


February 11th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Although most American voters are in support of the "old" health care system, a majority of them believe that opponents of President Obama's historic 2010 health care law ... Read more...

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Unemployed people ’suffer from health problems more often’


February 5th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that compared to people in employment, men and women who are unemployed suffer more often and longer from both physical and emotional complaints.The ... Read more...

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Obama names two Indian-Americans to key posts


January 27th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has named an Indian-American doctor to an Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health and re-nominated an ... Read more...

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AHA Predicts Tripled Heart Care Costs In Next Thirty Years


January 25th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Heart Association (AHA) has made the grim prediction that heart treatment costs are likely to increase threefold in the next three decades. In the ... Read more...

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Father treks 14 km with daughter’s body tied to cycle


January 11th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 11 (IANS) In a shocking instance of absolute helplessness, a poor tribal farmer in Madhya Pradesh had to trek 14 kilometres with his teenage daughter's body on a makeshift bier ... Read more...

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John Boehner expects “whale of a fight” with Obama, his Democratic allies over taxes


November 5th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): John Boehner, who as House Republican leader is in line to take over as speaker next year, has said that he expects a "whale of a fight" with ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer screening improves patients’ quality of life


October 26th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study demonstrated that men treated for prostate cancer who were diagnosed after the start of routine screening are less vulnerable to disease spreading to other body ... Read more...

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Heavy smoking in midlife ‘doubles dementia risk’


October 26th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Heavy smoking in middle age is linked to more than double the risk for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia two decades later, according to a new ... Read more...

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Physical symptoms prevalent in all types of cancers regardless of stage


October 12th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University schools of medicine and nursing have indicated that twenty-two physical symptoms associated with cancer - symptoms often unrecognized and ... Read more...

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Majority of American women view Obama’s economic policies a ‘failure’: Poll


October 12th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A majority of American women view President Barack Obama administration as a 'failure' as far as the health care reform and the economic stimulus package are concerned, ... Read more...

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US life expectancy below developed worlds’ despite double healthcare spend


October 8th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Despite spending twice as much on healthcare than other countries, the life expectancy rate in the US is considerably low, a new study has revealed.The study looked at ... Read more...

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MOVIE PREVIEW: ASHES


October 1st, 2010 - 8:57 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Directed by AJAY NAIDUUSA, 2010, 77 min. NY Premiere.EnglishOctober 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): How do we ignore the deterioration of a person or a neighborhood that is right in ... Read more...

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Repeated antibiotic use alters beneficial gut microbes


September 14th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that repeated use of an antibiotic that is considered generally benign, because users seldom incur obvious side effects, ... Read more...

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Study Shows Sniffing Insulin May Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients


July 19th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a study which was released on Wednesday, evidence showed that squirting insulin into the nose of patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease seemed to improve their memory. United ... Read more...

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Memory Loss Due To Alzheimer’s Disease Can Be Cured By Sniffing Insulin: Study


July 19th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A new study on Alzheimer patients has led to a startling revelation. The study concludes that the memory loss in the degenerative disease, Alzheimer’s ... Read more...

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Sniffing Insulin Helps In Memory Improvement In Alzheimer’s Patients, Study Reveals


July 19th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found out that sniffing insulin, the hormone that regulates the level of blood sugar in our body, might play a significant role ... Read more...

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‘Obama has achieved more than anyone in a generation’


July 12th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) With the November midterm election looming, top aides are claiming that President Barack Obama has achieved more in two years in advancing a solid progressive agenda than ... Read more...

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New HIV prevention strategy to benefit sufferers by cutting costs


July 8th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Increasing highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) treatment for people with HIV/AIDS will provide significant cost savings over a relatively short period of time, according to a formal economic ... Read more...

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Ten tips to being a better dad


June 19th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): As Father's Day hits its centennial Sunday, June 20, an American professor is offering men 10 valuable tips to become better dads.Professor Geoffrey Greif, of the University of ... Read more...

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‘Religion made us human’


June 6th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A psychologist has in a new book stressed that religion played a very important role in the grim struggles of prehistory, providing humans with a way to ... Read more...

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