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Indian-origin doctor not fit to practice: British tribunal


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin pathologist, who conducted the first post-mortem examinations on a man who died in the 2009 G20 protests in London, is not fit to practice, ... Read more...

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Overweight mothers could be putting babies at risk


August 15th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) If you happen to be an overweight expectant mother, the chances are that you could be jeopardising the unborn baby's health for a lifetime, a new ... Read more...

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Night shifts raise heart attack risk


July 27th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Shift work can dramatically increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes, warn researchers.A study of two million people found shift workers are almost 25 percent ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un gets married: North Korean TV


July 25th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has got married, South Korea's Renhap news agency said Wednesday quoting North Korean TV.North Korean TV recently showed footage of ... Read more...

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Saudi King Abdullah names Prince Salman crown prince


June 20th, 2012 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi Arabian King Abdullah on late Monday appointed Prince Salman as the kingdom's new crown prince and deputy premier in addition to his existing defense post, ... Read more...

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Century-old heart test beats high-tech diagnostic tools


June 15th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Doctors still swear by the reliability of the exercise stress test, a technology first developed in 1928, which is not only the most widely used diagnostic ... Read more...

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‘Gone with the Wind’ actress Ann Rutherford dies at 94


June 14th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian-American actress Ann Rutherford, who is perhaps best known for her role in the 1930s movie 'Gone with the Wind', died at her home in California ... Read more...

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Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes is dead


May 16th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Carlos Fuentes, a towering literary figure in the Spanish-speaking world, died Tuesday at a hospital in the Mexican capital. He was 83.The cause of ... Read more...

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City dwellers face double risk of heart disease


April 27th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 27 (IANS) People residing in city centres are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than those who ... Read more...

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Obesity epidemic behind rheumatoid arthritis


April 26th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Obesity epidemic may be linked with the rising incidence of rheumatoid arthritis, a painful condition which causes inflammation of the joints, especially among women, says a ... Read more...

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Stress could tell harder on women’s hearts


April 25th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Emotional upheaval is more likely to impose a heavier burden on women's hearts than men's, says a study.These findings show that coronary (heart related) blood flow ... Read more...

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Singer Vladimir Dotel hospitalized


March 19th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, March 19 (IANS/EFE) Dominican singer Vladimir Dotel was hospitalized here due to heart problems, doctors said.Dotel, who became a national and international star in the 1990s as the ... Read more...

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Beware of cholesterol tests, warns cardiologist


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A leading cardiologist here warns that cholesterol tests done in pathological laboratories in India rely on readings that do not help doctors judge a patient's ... Read more...

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Weight loss supplements are no good


March 7th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Weight loss supplements are not really effective in helping you shed weight and may have unpleasant or serious side-effects.Melinda Manore, from Oregon State University, reviewing evidence ... Read more...

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Book reveals Nixon had secret psychiatric care


March 6th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) It is a secret that could have stopped Richard Nixon becoming president of the US. He was secretly seeing a psychiatrist during the height of his ... Read more...

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Men more prone to stroke during extra-marital-sex


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Men who cheat on their other halves are more likely to die during sex.The revelation emerged from a report published by the American Heart Association, looking ... Read more...

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Cold air bad for heart patients


February 29th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) Cold air is bad for heart patients, especially when they are undertaking physical activity, because they are unable to cope with the higher oxygen demanded by ... Read more...

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Take tea to avoid heart problems, diabetes


February 18th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) While many of us may remain undecided about how much is too much for us to take tea in a day, researchers have claimed drinking three ... Read more...

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Iranian makes world’s tiniest microphone


December 28th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 28 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has claimed to have built the world's tiniest microphone that could be used to build "invisible" hearing aids, the ISNA news agency reported.Bahram ... Read more...

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Marathons could permanently damage heart: Study


December 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Running marathons could permanently damage your heart, say scientists.High-endurance activities can lead to scarring of the right ventricle, increasing the risk of health complications, a study ... Read more...

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Stress, depression double heart attack risk


December 5th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 5 (IANS) Those who suffer from depression or stress are twice as likely to have a heart attack than those with an even outlook.A study led by Concordia ... Read more...

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Women more prone to heart problems than men: Doctors


September 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Women are equally if not more prone to heart attacks even though traditionally they were thought to be relatively immune to cardiac ailments, doctors say. ... Read more...

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Hormone to predict premature death


September 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) High levels of a specific hormone in a patient of kidney ailment can tell who will develop heart problems, require dialysis or die prematurely."This discovery allows ... Read more...

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Mubarak to be transferred to Cairo for trial


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak will be transferred Wednesday from a Red Sea resort to Cairo to face trial.He is facing charges for ordering the ... Read more...

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Colombian Salsa great Alvaro Jose Arroyo dies


July 27th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baranquilla, Columbia, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Famous Columbia salsa dancer and singer Alvaro Jose Arroyo has died at the age of 56. Arroyo who was famously called Joe Arroyo around the world ... 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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Optimism keeps heart in robust health


July 5th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Research involving thousands of civil servants in Britain revealed that the more self-satisfied they were, the fewer problems they had with their hearts. Researchers from the ... Read more...

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Three hours of sunlight can halve breast cancer risk


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Exposure to three hours of sunlight daily can practically halve breast cancer risk.The research suggests that regular exposure to sun's rays may have a powerful anti-cancer ... Read more...

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Mubarak trial demanded by protest victims’ kin


June 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS/AKI) Relatives of those killed during Egypt's 18-day protests that led to the ouster of Hosni Mubarak from power in February have now issued a statement demanding ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s daughters-in-law banned from leaving Egypt


June 17th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ministry of justice has imposed travel bans on two daughters-in-law of former president Hosni Mubarak, Al Ahram reported.The ban was imposed by the ministry's ... Read more...

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Mubarak not to be transferred to Cairo prison hospital


May 31st, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 31 (IANS) Egypt's public prosecutor Tuesday decided not to transfer former president Hosni Mubarak from the hospital in Sharm el-Sheikh to Tora prison in Cairo due to ... Read more...

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Egypt sets up committee to re-check Mubarak’s health


May 20th, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 20 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's attorney general has ordered the setting up of a new medical committee to re-examine former president Hosni Mubarak's health condition.Abdel Meguid Mahmoud wants to see ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife detained in corruption probe


May 14th, 2011 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's authorities have ordered detention of Suzanne Mubarak, wife of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, pending further investigation of corruption allegations, the Mena state news agency ... Read more...

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Lack of exercise increases heart risk among kids


May 13th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Children who are healthy but inactive can unwittingly risk invitation to future heart problems.A team of Swedish and Danish researchers studied 223 children -- 123 boys ... Read more...

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Egypt extends detention of Mubarak’s sons for 15 days


April 27th, 2011 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's public prosecutor Councillor Abdel Meguid Mahmoud extended the detentions of Gamal and Alaa Mubarak, the sons of recently deposed president Hosni Mubarak, for 15 ... Read more...

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