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Mumbai gears up for Thursday’s shutdown

September 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Even as the BJP said it would enforce a total shutdown in Mumbai Thursday over FDI in retail, the city is likely to see only a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bacteria in the gut help control obesity and inflammation

January 14th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have discovered that the bacteria living in the intestines may play a far more significant role in weight loss and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stop wasting food to achieve huge energy savings, say scientists

October 3rd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Scientists have identified a painless way to achieve huge energy savings: Stop wasting food.They say that the United States could immediately save the energy equivalent of about 350 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Experimental lung cancer drug may help treat brain, prostate cancer

January 4th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A drug, currently undergoing trials for breast and lung cancer, has also been found effective in treating brain cancer glioblastoma and prostate cancer, say researchers.According to Dr. Jerry ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mind is a factor in health and healing

October 5th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Mind does matter when it comes to health and healing, says a new research. Nurse researchers and clinicians at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) and the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Marathwada sugar mills face closure

August 13th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Abdul HadiAurangabad, Aug.13 (ANI): Sugar mills in Maharashtra's Marathwada region are on the verge of closure following a shortfall in sugarcane production.Farmers blame the sharp downfall on scanty rainfall and low ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Common food additive may one day help control diabetes, hypertension

July 31st, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A food additive commonly used in margarine, mayonnaise, chocolates and baked goods might one day help control diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease risk, say researchers.Scientists at Washington University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Citrus fruits check obesity, diabetes

July 16th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) Canadian researchers have found that citrus fruits can prevent weight gain and help control Type-2 diabetes and increased risk of heart disease. A flavonoid called naringenin found in citrus ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Old wives’ cures should not be trusted, say health experts

April 19th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 19(ANI): From starving a fever to vitamin C curing a cold people around the world have blindly followed these age-old health tips in the form of old wives cures. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mass vaccination may help control endemic cholera

November 27th, 2007 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 27 (ANI): A vaccine that is used to prevent travellers from cholera, which characterized by diarrhoea and severe dehydration, may also be used to prevent people living in cholera-prone areas, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chewing gum may help control your hunger pangs

November 14th, 2007 - 2:41 am ICT by admin

Posted in Health |