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He asked me if he’ll die or live: Hangal’s son


August 27th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A.K.Hangal's son Vijay says he was speechless when the veteran actor asked him whether he will live through his ordeal in the hospital.Hangal died Sunday ... Read more...

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A.K. Hangal cremated


August 26th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran actor and theatre artist A.K. Hangal, who died here Sunday morning, was cremated in the afternoon, with his son Vijay performing the last rites."I ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday morning after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, a family member said. Hangal ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead


August 26th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, his family said. Hangal was 96."He died ... Read more...

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No improvement in A.K. Hangal’s condition


August 25th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) There is no improvement in the condition of veteran actor A.K. Hangal and he is "still serious", his son said Saturday. Hangal was recently admitted to ... Read more...

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A.K. Hangal’s condition very critical


August 24th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) The condition of veteran actor A.K. Hangal, admitted to the Asha Parekh Hospital here last week, is quite critical, his son said Friday."Right now my father's ... Read more...

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Fracture prone? Blame your genes


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 22 (IANS) Are you prone to fractures or trip often? If yes, then blame it on some unidentified genetic regions associated with osteoporosis and bone fracture, says a ... Read more...

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Pakistani virologist Chisty released, apex court told


March 19th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Monday that Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khaleel Chishty, undergoing life term in Ajmer jail for murder, was back home after ... Read more...

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Dietary calcium, supplements better than prescription bone-building meds


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A study has found that increasing dietary calcium and vitamin D or taking calcium and vitamin D supplements is better than taking prescription bone-building medicines.Karen Chapman-Novakofski, a U ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor To Be Released From Hospital Soon


August 9th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Twitter pages of both the New York Post and the Associated Press contained a news story about Zsa Zsa Gabor being released ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Requires A Feeding Tube To Swallow Properly


July 30th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Hollywood icon Zsa Zsa now has to survive by means of a feeding tube! The news saddened the hearts of millions who ... Read more...

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Sardarjung stir intensifies, hospital hit (Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) It was a harrowing experience for thousands of patients at the Safdarjung Hospital Wednesday as over 300 medical students and some junior doctors continued their strike for ... Read more...

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Heartburn pills may cause osteoporosis


May 30th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Drugs used by millions of patients to treat indigestion and heartburn have been linked to an increased risk of the bone disease osteoporosis. Research shows that long-term use of ... Read more...

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Heartburn pills ‘can raise osteoporosis risk’


May 29th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Heartburn pills can lead to more than one bargained for - the drugs have been linked to an increased risk of the bone disease osteoporosis.According to a research, ... Read more...

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Albany, NY elderly woman sentenced for driving into a daycare center while intoxicated and injuring a woman


May 7th, 2010 - 5:07 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A New York elderly woman was sentenced for driving into a daycare center while intoxicated, prosecutors said Thursday.Marion B. Albert, 78, of Albany, New York, backed ... Read more...

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Dietary protein may help prevent hip fractures


May 5th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Higher levels of dietary protein may protect seniors from hip fractures, a new study claims.The new study was conducted by the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew SeniorLife ... Read more...

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Elevators can pose real danger for older adults


February 10th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): While elevators are considered one of the safest forms of transportation, they can pose a real danger for the aging population, says a new study.According to U.S. Consumer ... Read more...

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Grandpa’s broken hip means weaker bones for grandsons


January 30th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Hip fractures in grandfathers are linked to low bone density and reduced bone size in their grandsons, new research shows. "This is the first time this risk factor for ... Read more...

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Weak bones ‘run in the family’


January 30th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): A new study has found a link between hip fractures in grandfathers and low bone density and reduced bone size in their grandsons.According to lead researcher Mattias Lorentzon, ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants linked to fatal fall injuries


November 24th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 24 (IANS) Anti-depressants are linked to fall-related complications like hip fracture among elderly people, says a Canadian study. Falling and fall-related complications such as hip fractures are the fifth leading cause ... Read more...

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Hormone replacement therapy lessens mortality in younger postmenopausal woman


October 29th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) decreases mortality in younger postmenopausal women, according to a study.For more than 60 years, HRT has been widely used to treat menopausal estrogen deficiency ... Read more...

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Bengal cricketer among six injured in car accident


October 19th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Avik Chowdhury, a Bengal cricketer, was among six people injured in a car accident here Sunday. Chowdhury was in critical condition and on ventilator support in a private ... Read more...

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Fracture rates rising in Asia


September 22nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): There has been a dramatic increase in the number of fracture cases throughout Asia, finds a new study.A new audit report released by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) ... Read more...

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Novel way to improve bone health in cancer patients undergoing radiation treatment


September 16th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Scientists looking for ways to reduce bone loss in astronauts claim to have found a novel way of improving the bone health of cancer patients undergoing radiation treatment."Our ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency on the rise in South Asia


July 1st, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Vitamin D deficiency is on the rise across the globe, with the highest rates recorded in South Asia, say experts.A study involving six regions Asia, Europe, Latin America, ... Read more...

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Months in space erode astronauts’ bone strength


January 27th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington Jan 27 (IANS) Astronauts who spend months in space tend to lose bone strength, making them increasingly vulnerable to fractures in later life.Universities of California (UC) Irvine and San Francisco evaluated ... Read more...

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Healthy bones program can cut hip fracture rates by 37 percent


November 5th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): People who are prone to hip fracture can reduce its rate by 37.2 percent by adopting healthy bone programs, says a study conducted by Kaiser Permanente Southern ... Read more...

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Programme reduces hip fractures by 37 percent


November 5th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Proactive measures can reduce hip fracture rates by an average of 37.2 percent and as much as 50 percent among those at risk, according to a study. The ... Read more...

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Heart failure patients at ”increased fracture risk”


October 21st, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Heart failure patients are at an increased risk of fractures, which includes debilitating hip fractures, according to a group of researchers. Canadian researchers have reported in Circulation: Journal ... Read more...

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Hormone replacement therapy cuts postmenopausal fracture risk


September 20th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that hormone replacement therapy can significantly reduce the risk of fractures in postmenopausal women.The data analysed from the end of the 1970s ... Read more...

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Indigestion drugs can up brittle bone risk


August 17th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Drugs used to treat indigestion and heartburn can increase the risk of the ''brittle bone'' disease osteoporosis, warn researchers.A Canadian study has revealed those who use them ... Read more...

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One killed in jeep-train collision in Ghaziabad


March 13th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
Ghaziabad, March 13 (IANS) One man died and a 17-year-old girl sustained serious injuries as a Scorpio jeep collided with a train at a railway level crossing at Chiranjiv Vihar here Thursday ... Read more...

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