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Breast milk promotes gut bugs that give baby immunity


August 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A unique property in breast milk promotes gut bugs that give infants greater immunity from infections than any infant formula, according to a US study."This study ... Read more...

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Therapy for Maruti factory violence victims


August 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) To help injured employees overcome the trauma of the July 18 violence and arson at Maruti's Manesar plant, the company has roped in psychologists for counselling, ... Read more...

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Stressful pregnancy could harm child


August 1st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A study in Britain has revealed that stress during pregnancy could have its affect on the unborn child's health in years to come and researchers suggest ... Read more...

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DNA screening to help choose life partners


July 13th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) In the future, men and women may rely on their genetic compatibility to choose their life partners rather than through a fickle emotion such as love.... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New approach to minimise skin scarring


July 9th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 9 (IANS) Ugly scars whether from surgery or battle wounds can affect both body and mind. New research offers a strategy to smooth out scarring."Scars can be ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Couple jailed in France for mutilating daughters’ genitals


June 4th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) An African Islamic holy man - alleged to be endowed with magical powers - and his wife have been jailed in France for mutilating the genitals ... Read more...

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Ranking male baboons recover quickly from injuries


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Surprisingly, high-ranking male baboons recover more quickly from injuries and are less likely to become ill than other males, says a new study. Notre Dame biologist ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

CBI issued notice on Bangaru Laxman’s appeal


May 11th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued a notice to the CBI on former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman's plea challenging the ... Read more...

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Israeli firm develops online health platform


April 20th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 20 (IANS) An Israeli company has launched a new online platform to help patients around the world share their doubts and experiences on health issues.The First Line Research ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Unicef urges India to curb open defecation


March 27th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Tuesday stressed the urgent need for India, the first among 12 countries where open defecation takes place, to check ... Read more...

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Over cleanliness could wreck immune system!


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Evidence is growing that dirt and germs protect against disease -- and that our indoor-based, ultra-clean lifestyles are bad for our health.It is said that without ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Food poisoning could have lifelong consequences


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Victims of food poisoning may develop a host of lengthy illnesses, including diabetes, arthritis, kidney failure and high blood pressure, experts say.Salmonella, E coli and other ... Read more...

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More people Googling symptoms for self-diagnosis


March 18th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Feeling edgy or upset for no apparent reason, you Google your symptoms. It turns out to be nothing serious and your fears are unfounded. More than ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Babies born early may have poor health


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Babies born a few weeks early have a higher risk of poor health than those born later, a study suggests.The earlier a baby is born, the ... Read more...

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Mouth bug could trigger serious illnesses


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Feb 22 (IANS) Scientists have identified a common mouth bug that can trigger serious illnesses if it gets into the bloodstream. Identified by University of Zurich researchers, the oral ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New mobile app helps choose healthy food


January 21st, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) You can scan bar codes, see what's in a food item and switch to a healthier choice in an instant, thanks to a new mobile application. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Families in Britain to pay ‘death tax’?


October 10th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Families in Britain may have to pay a 'death tax' of 170 pounds before laying their loved ones to rest.Meant to improve the quality and accuracy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Can’t compete with modern doctors: Traditional healers


September 27th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (IANS) Traditional healers in South Africa now refer critically ill patients to modern doctors as there were certain illnesses they could not cure due to superior technology ... Read more...

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Birth month influences your career choice: Study


September 5th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) A baby's birth month seems to influence his choice of profession later in life, a study suggests. Researchers commissioned by the Office for National Statistics based ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Oldest survivor of Bataan death march dies


August 16th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Louis, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The oldest man to have survived the infamous Bataan Death March has died at the age of 105. After surviving the march which claimed the lives ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Depressed mum kills kids


July 30th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A British woman suffocated her two kids to death after observing herself to have failed to be "the perfect mother", a court heard.Susan Talby killed her ... Read more...

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Now, a dog that glows in the dark


July 30th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) South Korean scientists have created a dog that glows fluorescent green under ultraviolet light after antibiotic drugs are put in its food.The dog named Tagon - ... Read more...

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Medvedev to pardon jailed actress who set afire ex-hubby’s house


July 15th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will pardon a jailed actress for setting on fire her ex-husband's apartment after he took away their daughter, the Kremlin said.A ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Taking care of teeth, eyes keeps dementia at bay


July 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Regular check-ups like visiting the dentist, having your eyes tested and avoiding coughs and colds could prevent dementia, say scientists.Researchers have identified a range of illnesses, ... Read more...

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China mulls amendment to law on work-related illnesses


June 27th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) China's top legislature Monday discussed an amendment to a law regarding work-related illnesses. The draft amendment would not allow health care organisations to refuse workers' claims ... Read more...

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73-year-old man jailed for sexually abusing boys


June 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) A 73-year-old Australian doctor has been sent to jail for sexually abusing teenaged boys in the guise of collecting semen samples for tests.John Phillip Rolleston was ... Read more...

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‘Rana’ is Rajini’s dream film, will be made at any cost: Co-producer


June 10th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 10 (IANS) Murali Manohar, co-producer of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth starrer "Rana", has denied reports that the film has been shelved, saying shooting has only been temporarily suspended.Rajinikanth fell ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

CDC says that salmonella infection is on the rise


June 8th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Center for Disease and Prevention (CDC) has announced that salmonella infection has gone up significantly in the United States. In a report issued by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tobacco kills 55,000 people in Spain every year


May 31st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 31 (IANS) Around 55,000 people die every year in Spain from tobacco-related diseases, said an official report Tuesday on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day.The report stated ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US approves new HIV treatment


May 21st, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS/EFE) The US Food and Drug Administration approved Friday a new treatment for AIDS which, used with other antiretroviral medications, blocks the reproduction of the HIV virus ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chives being recalled because of possible listeria contamination


May 14th, 2011 - 2:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Hampton, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Federal food safety officials have placed a recall for chives because there might be a possible listeria contamination. The chives were been distributed from the Goodness ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

More friends online than in real life!


May 10th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Users of social networking sites such as Facebook have double the number of friends online than they do in real life, says a new study. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Babies insufficiently breastfed, finds study


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Breastfeeding benefits to the babies are multiple, however, that seems to have become an ancient wisdom for modern day women.A new study has found that of the 75 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

3-year-old ‘miracle’ Brit girl overcomes 4 killer heart defects


April 26th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Three-year-old Taylor Rutherford has beenhailed a miracle girl in Britain, after she made a startling recovery from a major heart operation never before attempted by surgeons.The little girl ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 missing since 2006, says Mexican rights body


April 4th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 4 (IANS/EFE) A total of 5,397 people have been reported "lost or missing" in Mexico since 2006 and nearly 9,000 have died and not been identified, said ... Read more...

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