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Argentine comedian Jorge Luz is dead


July 16th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentine actor Jorge Luz, who stood out during his prolific career as a comedian, died in Buenos Aires, his family said Sunday. He was 90.The ... Read more...

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Asian school dropouts suffering from eye problems


May 5th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Up to 90 percent of school dropouts in major Asian cities suffer from myopia or short-sightedness, BBC reported.Researchers, led by Ian Morgan from the Australian National ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct Chhattisgarh collector, kill two guards (Fourth Lead, With Image)


April 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 21 (IANS) Maoist rebels Saturday abducted the Sukma district collector in Chhattisgarh and shot dead his two guards who tried to resist them, police said. The collector's ... Read more...

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‘Toofan’ - nothing extraordinary about it (Kannada Movie Review)


April 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Toofan"; Cast: Yashas, Nakshatra, Chandan, Sadhu Kokila, Ramesh Bhat, Shivaram, Vidya Murthy, Suresh Mangalore, Pramila Joshai, Chitra Shenoy, Devadas Kappikad; Director: Smile Seenu; Producer; Jade Gowda; Camera: Ravi Suvarna; ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Police face another charge of custodial death


February 20th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 20 (IANS) A 25-year-old man who died in police custody here was a victim of excessive torture, his father alleged Monday and sought an independent probe. Chhattisgarh Police, ... Read more...

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NHRC demands legislation for right of patients


January 20th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Demanding a legislation to ensure "rights of patients", the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is contemplating preparing a draft bill along with some civil society ... Read more...

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Milan’s offer for Tevez rejected: Galliani


December 19th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 19 (IANS) AC Milan's offer for Argentine striker Carlos Tevez has been rejected by English football club Manchester City, the Serie A giant's vice president Adriano Galliani ... Read more...

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‘40 pc Indians in metros suffer from tooth sensitivity’


July 3rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Two out of every five people living in the country's top six metros suffer from tooth sensitivity, a survey said Sunday.The survey, conducted by research ... Read more...

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Female Fukushima nuke plant worker exposed to of radiation


April 27th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 27 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Corporation has said a female employee at the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been exposed to radiation exceeding three times the legal ... 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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Parents couldn’t be prouder of new skipper Clarke


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 3 (ANI): Michael Clarke's father, Les, isn't surprised that his son has become Australia's 43rd cricket captain, given that he played under-10s cricket at the age of seven, hit Sydney's ... Read more...

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Scientists a step closer to treatment of virulent hospital infection


March 19th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Calgary and the National Research Council of Canada say they are gaining a deeper understanding of Clostridium difficile and are closer to developing ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor hospitalised after heart failure


February 12th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Actress Elizabeth Taylor has been admitted to a Los Angeles hospital to treat symptoms of congestive heart failure.The 78-year-old was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for the "ongoing ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin says her health problem has been resolved


January 7th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Aretha Franklin says her health problem has been resolvedWashington, Jan 7 (ANI): Grammy Award-winning singer Aretha Franklin has revealed that the undisclosed ailment that forced her to have surgery in Detroit has ... Read more...

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Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin Recuperating After ‘Highly Successful’ Surgery


December 5th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has undergone a successful surgery and the noted soul singer thanked her fans for their love and support after the operation. ... Read more...

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Excess sugar may play role in diabetes, obesity, high BP


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Excessive amounts of fructose, present in added sugars, may play a role in high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and chronic kidney disease - according to a new study.Richard ... Read more...

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Elderly can blame low sodium for fractures and falls


November 21st, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A new study has shown that older adults with even mildly decreased levels of sodium in the blood (hyponatremia) experience increased rates of fractures and falls.Falls are ... Read more...

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Bret Michaels to undergo surgery for hole in heart


September 24th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Singer Bret Michaels is set to undergo further surgery in January 2011 to repair a hole in his heart. The 47-year-old rocker, who has type one diabetes, has ... Read more...

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How to fight loneliness


September 12th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that changing how a person perceives and thinks about others is the most effective intervention for loneliness, a known risk factor for heart ... Read more...

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Childhood obesity rated biggest health problem for kids


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the problem of childhood obesity is getting worse in the United States.The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital conducted a ... Read more...

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Calling obese people ‘fat’ won’t help them, say experts


July 30th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 30 (ANI): Doctors telling obese people they're 'fat' will only put them off from seeking help, according to experts.According to the Herald Sun, Harry Hemley, Victorian president of the Australian ... Read more...

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Nutrition still a problem, Vitamin A scheme to stay


July 27th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A programme to administer Vitamin A to Indian children is unlikely to be scrapped despite new research advising against it. The health ministry and several ... Read more...

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Chinese women resort to illegal fertility methods


June 27th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) A vast majority of married but infertile women in China are now resorting to illegal means to conceive a child, a new report has said. "Infertile" and "desperate", married ... Read more...

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Pine bark extract naturally reduces hay fever symptoms


June 24th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract derived from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, substantially reduces the symptoms of hay fever, a new study has shown.Hay fever ... Read more...

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Males follow older siblings’ example in drinking


May 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) Males influence their younger siblings into copycat drinking, says a new study. Ryan McAndrew, of Queensland University of Technology (QUT) School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations, said ... Read more...

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Addiction to tanning can be extremely dangerous


May 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Tanorexia, or an addiction to tanning, can be harmful, according to experts.Dermatologists at Loyola University Health System claim tanning addictions, among young, white females, are a legitimate health ... Read more...

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Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua Dies At 58


May 6th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On late Wednesday the Nigerian state TV announced the death of its President Umaru Yar'Adua. The 58-year-old President has been suffering from some health problem for ... Read more...

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Have Sex To Prevent Hypertension, Says Brazilian Health Minister


April 27th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Rio De Janeiro, Apr 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazilians should indulge in more sexual activities if they want to prevent chronic health problems, according to the country's health minister. Jose Gomes ... Read more...

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Mexico bans junk foods in schools


April 15th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 15 (IANS/EFE) In a bid to prevent children from being obese, Mexico has banned junk food in schools and made physical training mandatory for students. The lower house Tuesday approved ... Read more...

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One-Third Breast Cancer Risk Avoidable, Experts Say


March 26th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarBarcelona, Spain, March 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Here is some good news for all women on earth and especially those who belong to the western countries. On Thursday during the European ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga almost faints during concert


March 16th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) British pop singer Lady Gaa sent out health problem signals once again when she was unable to dance and almost fainted at a concert in Auckland. The singer ... Read more...

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Jose Reyes To Test For Thyroid Imbalance On Monday


March 8th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, March 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Mets shortstop player Jose Reyes, has developed a thyroid imbalance, according to the team declaration made on Friday. The imbalance in ... Read more...

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Heart disease cost India 9.2 mn productive years: PM


February 27th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Terming heart disease a major challenge for a developing nation like India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the country had lost 9.2 million potentially productive ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh inaugurates cardiovascular surgeons conference


February 27th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday appreciated the Indian medical fraternity for the yeoman service rendered to the people under very difficult conditions with great distinction.Addressing ... Read more...

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Black women more likely to develop weakened heart muscle at childbirth


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study suggests that black women are at an increased risk of developing weakened heart muscle at childbirth.The study looking into the incidence of peripartum cardiomyopathy in ... Read more...

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