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No blood stains seen on Rajesh Talwar’s dress: Witness


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 12 (IANS) In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, a doctor and CBI witness told a special court here Wednesday that he did not notice any blood stains on ... Read more...

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Immunity boosting vitamin can fight superbugs


August 28th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A common vitamin may potentially provide a powerful tool to fight 'superbugs', antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus infections that health experts view as a threat to public health.The research ... Read more...

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New treatment for eye patients


May 26th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) An eye hospital in Kolkata has introduced an innovative method of 'Auto blood Conjunctival Graft Fixation' surgery for treating Pterygium patients with their blood.Pterygium is a ... Read more...

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Mandira Bedi to endorse stem cell bank


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Anchor-actress Mandira Bedi, who is expecting her first child, was Thursday appointed the official brand-ambassador of Cryo-Save, a stem cell bank. In her new role, ... Read more...

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Indian-origin led team makes cocktail against mosquitoes


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Mosquito bites could soon become a fading memory, thanks to a chemical cocktail made by a team led by an Indian-origin scientist to buzz off the ... Read more...

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Amazing jab cuts down damage in heart attack by 60 percent


April 19th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) A simple injection administered to patients even 12 hours after a heart attack or stroke could cut down their crippling effects by more than half. British-based ... Read more...

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Study says that nicotine raises blood sugar levels


March 29th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is undisputed fact that smoking is harmful to health but researchers have found another reason why smoking is not such a good decision.Scientists in United ... Read more...

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Nicotine raises blood sugar among diabetic smokers: Study


March 28th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers have found that nicotine is the main culprit responsible for persistently elevated blood sugar levels - and the resulting increased risk of serious health complications - in ... Read more...

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Over 4,000 compounds detected in blood samples


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 25 (IANS) Researchers have detected the presence of a mind boggling 4,229 compounds in human blood samples, up from the dozen or so listed medically, based on a three-year exhaustive ... Read more...

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IBM’s supercomputer to be pitted against humans in TV quiz


February 15th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): IBM's supercomputer Watson will compete against two humans in a TV quiz for the prize of a million dollars.Jeopardy tests a player's knowledge of trivia in a range ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Staph’ bacteria prefer the taste of human blood


December 16th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Vanderbilt University scientists have discovered that "Staph" bacteria prefer the taste of human blood."Staph" bacteria feed on blood. They need the iron that's hidden away inside red blood ... Read more...

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Scientists turn human skin into blood!


November 8th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Scientists at McMaster University have discovered how to make human blood from adult human skin.The breakthrough could mean that in the foreseeable future people needing blood for surgery, ... Read more...

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Unique Himachal ritual: Pelting stones to appease goddess


November 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 6 (IANS) A day after the festival of lights, a unique stone pelting fair was organised Saturday as part of an annual ritual in the former princely state of Dhami ... Read more...

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New drug may halt and even reverse Alzheimer’s effects


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug derived from blood could halt and even reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease.Early trials of Kiovig have demonstrated that the ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s remarks shameful, treasonous: Pakistani media


October 7th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's admission that his country had set up militant groups in Kashmir has drawn vehement criticism from the Pakistani media, with one paper ... Read more...

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New rabies treatment advances after successful phase 1 trial in India


September 15th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): A new cost-effective rabies therapy developed by MassBiologics at the University of Massachusetts and the Serum Institute of India has taken an important step forward with positive ... Read more...

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Most Bedbug Infested Cities’ Names Revealed


August 25th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A leading pest control company has made a surprising survey and released a list of the 15 most bed-bug infested cities yesterday. This startling revelation was ... Read more...

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“True Blood” Season 3 Episode 10 “Fresh Blood” Preview On Web


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday HBO aired "True Blood" Season 3 Episode 10 was aired and like its previous episodes, this week also "I Smell A Rat" was able ... Read more...

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Abercrombie-Owned SoHo Hollister Ignored Bedbug Infestation for 3 Weeks!


July 2nd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 40,000 square foot Hollister store in Soho New York has been closed because of a bedbug infestation of massive proportions. The huge store, which is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rising immigrants in Russia leading to increase in bed bugs


June 20th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS) Bed bugs have been making life difficult for people in the Russian capital and figures from the country's official health watchdog show the population of the blood-sucking ... Read more...

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Silk chip can open up novel ways of monitoring health


June 11th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Silk could provide a sophisticated new way of monitoring health, according to a new study. Peter Domachuk, physicist from the University of Sydney, and his colleagues have created ... Read more...

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‘Daybreakers’ not just another vampire movie(IANS Film Review, Rating: ***1/2)


May 29th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Daybreakers"; Director: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig; Cast: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan, Sam Neill; Rating: ***1/2What is it being human? Is it only about having the ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Daybreakers (2010)


May 29th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Daybreakers- Entertaining And ProvocativeRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Sam Neil, Ethan Hawke, Claudia Karvan and William DafoeDirector: Peter and Michael SpierigWith the recent fan frenzy trend involving ... Read more...

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Fly gut bacteria may help fight sleeping sickness


May 11th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Scientists in France have discovered a new bacterial species in the gut of the fly that transmits African sleeping sickness. They say that the bacteria could be engineered ... Read more...

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New Zealand couple served blood-soaked burger


April 24th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 24 (IANS) A couple ordered burgers at a popular restaurant chain here and were shocked to find one of them soaked with human blood, a media report said Saturday. Tim Hughley ... Read more...

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“Micro Ear” Is Yet Another Revolution


February 28th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brand new device called micro ear might just change the realm of technology as researchers claim. The scientists back at the Glasgow University ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gene-based stem cell therapy may help treat HIV-infected individuals


February 26th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists have successfully removed CCR5 - a cell receptor to which HIV-1 binds for infection but which the human body does not need - from human cells.Individuals ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How malaria parasite spreads in red blood cells


February 19th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Despite decades of rigorous research, it has remained an enigma how Plasmodium, the malaria parasite, regulates its infectious cycle. But now, scientists at the University of California, Riverside, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pig lungs could soon be transplanted into humans


February 4th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Following a medical breakthrough, pig lungs could be transplanted into humans to overcome a shortage of donor organs, a media report said Thursday citing Australian scientists. Scientists have paved ... Read more...

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Pig lungs could soon be transplanted into humans


February 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists in Melbourne, Australia have made a medical breakthrough which has moved the use of pig lungs in transplants into humans a step closer.Experts, who used a ventilator ... Read more...

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Court acquits youth of murder charges


November 30th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday upheld the order of a lower court acquitting a youth for the murder of a girl at the Delhi zoo in 2004. Appreciating ... Read more...

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New treatment for hemophilia launched in India


November 18th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A new genetically engineered treatment for hemophilia, a dreaded disease where blood doesn't clot, was launched here Wednesday by a private pharmaceutical company. Unlike other procedures, this ... Read more...

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Common pain relievers may blunt the effect of flu shots


November 4th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Using common painkillers - Advil, Tylenol, aspirin - at the time of getting flu shot may weaken the effect of the injection and have a negative effect on ... Read more...

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Barnacles use clot-like glue to stick to ships


October 16th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Barnacles create a lot of trouble for boats. These hitchhikers adhere to the surface of the boat hull, which can increase fuel consumption by as much as 25 ... Read more...

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How to keep super-sticky barnacles at bay


October 16th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Barnacles create a lot of trouble for boats. These hitchhikers adhere to the surface of the boat hull, which can increase fuel consumption by as much as 25 ... Read more...

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