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Briton becomes country’s first male to give birth


February 12th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) A Briton who had a sex change operation after being born a woman has become the country's first male to give birth following hormone treatment to ... Read more...

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Al Gore says climate skeptics are living in denial


August 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of the United States Al Gore has said climate skeptics are living in the denial. He argued that they have employed similar tactics ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two mn pets left at home while Britons go to work


May 26th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Around 2.6 million pets are locked up in their homes across Britain while their owners are busy at work, says a new study.At least 25 percent ... Read more...

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Struggling with yo-yo diet? Key protein could end your weight woes soon


February 24th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Scientists claim they have discovered a key protein that signals whether you will be more vulnerable to weight gain after coming off a diet.Yo-yo dieters constantly grapple with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Late nights ‘increase risk of strokes, heart attacks’


February 9th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Prolonged sleep deprivation and disrupted sleep patterns can have long-term, serious health implications, new research from Warwick Medical School shows.Leading academics from the University have linked lack of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Naidu continues fast despite doctors’ warning (Second Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) head N. Chandrababu Naidu continued his indefinite fast Wednesday despite warning by doctors that it could have serious health implications while opposition parties ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Duggar Family all set to welcome another baby in 2011


November 11th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arkansas, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dugger family will have another addition pretty soon. The family which is famous for the show, “19 Kids and Counting” will have another addition in 2011. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sally Davies shows the power of preservatives in McDonald’s Happy Meal


October 12th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Manhattan woman claims that a McDonald Happy Meal she kept on a shelf in her home showed no sign of decomposing even after six months.54-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Abu Dhabi to host obesity symposium


October 11th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 11 (IANS/WAM) Around 400 medical professionals will participate in a symposium here on obesity Oct 16-17 to share new treatment methods and other aspects to fight the disease.The symposium ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

More than 1 million Aussies drink to “feel normal”


September 14th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 14 (ANI): A survey has found that while 4 million Australians drink out of habit, about 1.4 million of them drink just to "feel normal".The survey also showed that 2.4 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tall slender glasses help people drink in moderation


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Can tall slender glasses help people drink in moderation? The answer seems to be a yes, because drinkers tend to pour spirits more generously into short, wide tumblers rather ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Report: Many dietary supplements are dangerous


August 4th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in the United States have identified certain substances in food supplement medication that has the potential to cause serious health implications including cancer.The Consumer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Majority of pet dogs are now overweight


July 25th, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Six out of 10 adult pet dogs are now overweight or obese, researchers at a Scottish university have found. Risk factors which made dogs in the study more likely ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cutting fat, calories ‘can reduce cancer risk in dogs and humans’


July 24th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research has shown that as many as 1 out of 3 cancer deaths in both humans and dogs could be prevented by reducing Omega-6 fatty acids ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Despite tar balls, Florida beaches remain open to the public


July 11th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite several health concerns, most of the beaches at Florida remain open. This is indeed surprising, as tar balls have been found at the beaches.Concerns over the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Computer gamers ‘have reactions of pilots but chain smokers’ bodies’


June 8th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Professional computer gamers are so good at their job that their reactions match that of fighters pilots'. However, on the downside, their bodies are like that of 60-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Midnight snacking ups tooth loss risk


June 2nd, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Eating snacks in the middle of the night can increase the risk of tooth loss, regardless of the type of food that is eaten, experts have warned.The team ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Natural birth ‘bacteria’ protects child from asthma, allergies


May 30th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 30 (ANI): Babies delivered vaginally receive protective bacteria as they pass through the birth canal, a scientist says.Infants born by caesarean section, however, are more vulnerable to asthma, allergies and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Perfumes contain ‘hidden harmful chemicals’


May 13th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 13 (ANI): Several perfumes contain undeclared chemicals that may have serious health implications, according to a report by two environmental advocacy groups in Canada.To come up with the report, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pig vaccine may eliminate fatal form of brain disorder


March 9th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) A pig vaccine can eliminate the spread of a fatal form of brain disease known as neurocysticercosis. Tapeworm plays a vital role in the disease. The disease causes cysts ... Read more...

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How seeds from Moringa tree can be used for water purification


February 19th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study by scientists has described how extracts from seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree can be used for water purification.Researchers from Uppsala University, Sweden, in ... Read more...

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Obesity drug withdrawn over heart attack, stroke risk


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A leading obesity drug is being suspended from use amid fears it increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes.The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fat mums-to-be should gain less weight than currently recommended


January 7th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Pregnant women who are overweight or obese should not gain more weight than they should, a Saint Louis University obstetrician has said.Recommendations by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) ... Read more...

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Mobile cancer scare ‘all in the mind’, says Aussie expert


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): A top Australian expert has declared the use of mobile to be 'very safe'.Professor Rodney Croft, executive director of The Australian Centre for Radiofrequency Bioeffects Research (ACRBR) and ... Read more...

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‘Illegal furnaces posing a health hazard’


August 29th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Following a notice from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Uttar Pradesh government has admitted that extraction of animal bone fat in illegal furnaces in Meerut ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Oz worker told to have sex by employer to fix her lung problem


July 7th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jul 7 (ANI): An Aussie woman, who developed mould on her lungs as a result of her sub-standard workplace, alleges that her employers asked her to have sex to cure the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

25pct Brits booze more in summer than in winter


July 7th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): The beach and sporting events in the sun are turning more Brit people towards alcohol in summer than in winter, according to a new poll.The poll for the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gays celebrate legal boost to their pride


July 2nd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Roshni could not believe that the slogan she was screaming just four days earlier at Delhi's gay pride march would come true so soon - with the ... Read more...

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Vegetable juice could help you slough off fat


April 20th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Drinking at least one glass of low sodium vegetable juice daily can help the obese shed weight. The maximum benefit will be to the obese with metabolic syndrome, ... Read more...

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Researcher develops vaccine for lethal E. coli bug


April 15th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A researcher has developed a working vaccine for a strain of E. coli that kills up to three million children worldwide every year. Enterotoxigenic E. Coli (ETEC), which accounts ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Novel vaccine to combat deadliest strain of E. coli developed


April 15th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A Michigan University researcher has developed a new vaccine for one of the deadliest strain of E. coli bacteria that kills over two to three million children every ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tamil Nadu farmers protest against field trials of BT corn


April 2nd, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 2 (ANI): Over 150 protestors were arrested here today as they blocked the roads and rallied in front of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, demanding the university to stop genetically ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Artery-busting monster burger that packs in 4,800 calories unveiled in US!


March 26th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Caterers at a baseball stadium in Michigan, USA, have unveiled an artery-busting hamburger containing 4800 calories - more than twice the recommended daily amount.The Fifth Third baseball ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Over 7,600 aid workers receive expulsion orders from Sudan


March 11th, 2009 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 11 (DPA) A total of 7,610 aid workers have now been ordered to leave northern Sudan in response to the international arrest warrant issued against the country's president last week, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, artificial muscles to retain lost facial features in paralytic patients


February 17th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Paralytic patients often end up losing control of many facial features, including the movement of eyelids, but now scientists have found the solution to this problem artificial ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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