health concerns

Rising death toll of Amarnath pilgrims raise health concerns


July 25th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) With 10 more pilgrims dying since Saturday, the death toll from natural causes during this year's Amarnath Yatra has risen to 98. Lack of acclimatization, ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s supporters call for his release


June 12th, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, have urged authorities to release him from jail and transfer him to ... Read more...

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Chinese are 8 years older than real age


May 17th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) A survey in China has found the Chinese are ageing faster. An average Chinese is 8.2 years older than his or her real age while ... Read more...

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Liver’s role vital in regulating body clock


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) Jet setters, shift workers and even obese people stand to gain from a key discovery about the liver playing a vital role in managing the body's ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani envoy gets US award


April 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Former Pakistani ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has been given an award by a US non-profit group for his distinguished service for the advancement of ... Read more...

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China may raise tobacco price to curb consumption


March 12th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) China is studying the possibility of increasing prices and hiking tax to curb the consumption of tobacco, an official said.Miao Wei, minister of industry and information ... Read more...

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China to curb smoking with increased taxes


March 10th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) The Chinese government is planning to raise taxes on mid and low-end cigarettes in a bid to reduce smokers in the country.According to Health Minister Chen ... Read more...

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Bus driver orders passengers off after woman spills coffee


March 7th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of passengers were ordered to exit a bus after a woman spilled a coffee. The bus driver allegedly told the passengers that they had to ... Read more...

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Bill O’Reilly talks about Angelina Jolie’s Oscar pose


February 29th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) FOX News personality Bill O’Reilly has raised another issue out of Angelina Jolie’s famous pose at the Oscars last weekend. The actress wore a black gown ... Read more...

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No more surgery, Big B fine


February 18th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has shown signs of improvement, and doctors at the Seven Hills Hospital Friday decided against another surgery on the megastar."The surgery was supposed ... Read more...

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Hazare may be discharged from hospital Sunday


January 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 7 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare is expected to be discharged from a hospital here Sunday after eight days of treatment, an aide said.Hazare, 74, who was ... Read more...

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100 babies aborted in Britain by women not wanting multiple births


December 29th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Over 100 unborn babies were aborted in Britain in 2010 by women who were pregnant with multiple foetuses but wanted to give birth to fewer children, ... Read more...

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Amid health concerns, Hazare continues fast


December 28th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Amid growing concerns for his health, Anna Hazare entered the second day of his three-day fast here Wednesday, an aide said.The sprawling MMRDA Ground, the ... Read more...

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Vajpayee turns 88 amid health concerns


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who turns 88 on Christmas Day, remains one of India's most popular and charismatic political leaders whose name ... Read more...

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Threat to Pakistan’s democracy lurks in the shadows: Daily


December 16th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) The threat to Pakistan's "democratic process do lurk in the shadows" and President Asif Ali Zardari needs to return from Dubai to calm nerves, said a ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Thapa’s late strike sees Nepal beat Bangladesh


December 4th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A last minute strike by Sagar Thapa gave Nepal a 1-0 win over Bangladesh while Pakistan and the Maldives played out a goalless draw in ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth, Shah Rukh together… finally


October 4th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) The long-delayed moment in cinematic history finally happened when two superstars - Rajinikanth and Shah Rukh Khan - shot together for "Ra.One" at Subhash ... Read more...

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Clooney leaves new project due to health reason


September 1st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has dropped out of Steven Soderbergh's new movie "The Man from U.N.C.L.E" because of health concerns.According to eonline.com, the 50-year-old is going through ... Read more...

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Australian police raid Greenpeace’s offices in Sydney


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY (BNO NEWS) -- Australian police on Thursday raided the head office of environmental lobby group Greenpeace International in Sydney after some group's members destroyed a genetically modified (GM) wheat crop in ... Read more...

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Eating less salt won’t prevent strokes, heart attacks


July 6th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) There's bad news for those who have cut back on salt due to health concerns. A study says eating less salt will not stave off heart ... Read more...

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Illegal trade of placenta unearthed in China


May 7th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Human placentas are being illegally sold for 20 yaun (about $3) each at a hospital in southern China, a media report said Saturday. Placentas are considered ... Read more...

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Del Monte announce a cantaloupe recall


March 25th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Health concerns have prompted Del Monte Fresh Produce to voluntarily recall almost 5,000 cartons of cantaloupes. The recall is being supervised by the Food and Drugs ... Read more...

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Weight-loss seeds found to be highly toxic


March 16th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 16 (ANI): A nut-based diet product has been recalled around Australia after it was discovered that the product was poisonous and possibly lethal.Australians taking The Latin Seed, which bills itself ... Read more...

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UK restaurant’s breast milk ice cream confiscated amid health concerns


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 01 (ANI): A restaurant in London, which was selling ice cream containing human breast milk, has had its supplies seized by council officials amid fears it is unsafe.The Baby Gaga ... Read more...

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Fish pedicure could spread infection and disease, warn experts


February 28th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): The latest beauty craze-fish pedicures-offered in salons and spas across the world have raised serious health concerns.British experts are worried that the trend that is sweeping the ... Read more...

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Health warning for kids over new 3D games console


February 20th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Experts have raised health concerns over the new 3D games console that creates 3D images without the need for glasses and goes on sale in Japan this week.The ... Read more...

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10 ways to keep your mind sharp revealed


February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): If you don't want your brain to lose its prowess as you age, better follow these tips.Do somethingScientists are starting to think that regular aerobic exercise may ... Read more...

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Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville hospitalized


February 17th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The coach of the Blackhawks, Joel Quenneville, has been admitted in the hospital for “undisclosed health concerns.”He was rushed to the emergency room on Tuesday night ... Read more...

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New Zealand Cricket plays down Vettori’s health concerns


January 9th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Jan 9ANI): New Zealand Cricket has denied suggestions that captain Daniel Vettori could be suffering from a serious illness despite feeling lethargic for several days.Vettori looked a shadow of himself in ... Read more...

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‘The Biggest Loser’ premiere shows an interesting cast


January 5th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 11th season of the series, Biggest Loser has premiered with some of the characters unveiled. Well this season, viewers will be very lucky to see ... Read more...

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E- ciggies much safer than real ones: Study


December 17th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that electronic cigarettes, the battery-powered devices that provide tobacco-less doses of nicotine in a vaporized solution, are much safer than real cigarettes.Boston University ... Read more...

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Dieters Beware: Eggnog has a lot of calories


December 8th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The winter festivities of Christmas and New Year are just around the corner and one thing that is for sure is the merry that will be ... Read more...

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California man thrown out of San Diego airport for refusing full-body scan, pat down


November 16th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Oceanside, California man on Saturday morning was thrown out of the San Diego International Airport after he refused a full-body scan and threatened a security ... Read more...

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DHA may improve memory and learning in older adults: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that taking docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may improve memory and learning in older adults with mild cognitive impairments.The study found that DHA taken for ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin Cancels Performances Till May Due To Health Issues


November 5th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin has canceled all her concert dates and personal appearances till May next year due to health concerns. The singer's physician has ... Read more...

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