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Pakistani leader poisoned to death


April 9th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) The death of a Pakistani provincial leader took a sinister turn when a medical examination revealed that he was killed by poisoning, a media report said ... Read more...

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Alberto Contador to lose his Tour de France title


February 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish Tour de France champ Alberto Contador has been stripped of the title by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Contador was found guilty of using banned ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Accidental drug poisoning of children shoots up


September 16th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The number of infants hospitalised after accidentally swallowing a toxic drug dose has shot up dramatically in recent years in the US.This has prompted the Centres ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Friendly bugs can now be delivered safely to guts


September 6th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Shuttling friendly bugs to intestines is a challenging task as most of them perish under heavy acidic conditions of the stomach but a new technology can ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Paper money contaminated with bisphenol A


August 11th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Currency notes may be contaminated with the toxic substance bisphenol A (BPA), known to cause male infertility.Kurunthachalam Kannan and Chunyang Liao from the Wadsworth Centre, New ... Read more...

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China sets limit on melamine in baby food


April 21st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Infant food products, in which the quantity of melamine is higher than one milligram per kilogram of food, will be prohibited from sale in China, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

How bitter taste induces nausea


April 12th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A new study from the Monell Center has highlighted the vital role taste plays as the body's gatekeeper.It has shown that strong bitter taste can cause people to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Japan’s nuclear crisis could create serious health problems


March 18th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A professor of pharmaceutical sciences has said that the nuclear power plant crisis in Japan could create serious health problems if too much radiation is released into the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating poorly ‘can increase the risk of depression’


January 27th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study has found that the ingestion of trans-fats and saturated fats increase the risk of suffering depression while olive oil protects against this mental illness.Scientists from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Edible vaccine for malaria on way


December 31st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Dec 31 (IANS) A spoonful of genetically modified starch could be a new malaria vaccine if a new strategy that seems to work in mice also performs well ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

American Swimmer, Amanda Beard, Is Inscribing A Memoir Detailing Her Tormenting Past


December 15th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The 29-year-old Amanda Beard, who has acquired gold medals in the Olympics in swimming in 1996 and 2004, is, as per Touchstone, inscribing a memoir ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Residents Of New Orleans Commanded To Boil Water Till Sunday Afternoon


November 21st, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An enormous area of New Orleans has an advisory, to which its residents have to adhere. The advice is ‘boil water’ and this advisory will ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eating Peanuts While Pregnant Linked to Allergies in Baby


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from the Canadian Press, eating peanuts during pregnancy has been linked to food allergies in the baby. The new study suggests that those babies ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Just 2 drinks enough to slow reactions in older people


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): Just two single vodka and orange drinks were enough to slow down reaction time in older adults, revealed a study.The researchers found that senior volunteers struggle at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Honey brands have antibiotics harmful to health: CSE study (Lead)


September 15th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Leading Indian and foreign brands of honey have high levels of antibiotics, which could pose major health problems and increase resistance to certain drugs, a study by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists baffled by mystery of missing ocean plastic


August 20th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists have found that the amount of plastic floating in the Atlantic Ocean has remained constant for the past 20 years - but the production of plastic has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Calcium Supplements Associated With Amplification In Heart Attacks


August 1st, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A worldwide squad of scientists that assessed information from numerous trials has ascertained that adopting calcium supplements is connected to a bigger jeopardy of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Whiff of exhaled air enough to detect drugs


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A whiff of exhaled air may now be enough to detect traces of drugs with the help of a new technique, a study says. "Traditionally, drug tests have ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Federal Regulators Recall 19,000 China Made Kids’ Jewelry


May 11th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A huge number of Kids jewelry in America that was imported from China was found by the federal regulators to contain high level of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Soy beans negatively affect sperm production


May 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Scientists in China have found that a naturally-occurring ingredient of soy beans, increasingly sold as substitutes for dairy-based food, interferes with a part of the male reproductive system ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Irish airspace to close on Tuesday morning due to volcanic ash cloud


May 4th, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Irish authorities on Monday said it will impose a no-fly zone over Ireland on Tuesday due to the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland. The no-fly zone ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Allreds baby bracelet & Pacifier Clips recalled


February 18th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About 900 units of the Allred’s Design Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips are going to be recalled over concerns that the product has excessive lead content. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Parasite Diets Can Lead To Fatal Disease


February 10th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Hong Kong, Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obesity has become a major cause of concern for people in Hong Kong and individuals suffering from this hazard have adopted different measures to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Microbe’s toxic hunting habits could help curb massive fish kills


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): A team of researchers from four universities has discovered that a microbe commonly found in waterways emits a poison not just to protect itself, but to stun and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prenatal exposure to flame-retardant compounds adversely affects kids’ neurodevelopment


January 20th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that prenatal exposure to ambient levels of flame retardant compounds - that inhibit or resist the spread of fire- affects neurodevelopment in young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fast-acting impotency drug beats Viagra with effectiveness in just 15mins


January 13th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 13 (ANI): An impotency drug that is effective in just 15 minutes has been claimed to pip blockbuster rivals Viagra and Cialis.Biotech firm Vivus unwrapped the class three investigational drug ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brazilian tot, 2, has 50 sewing needles inside his body


December 17th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): A two-year-old Brazilian boy has 50 sewing needles stuck inside his body, says his doctor.According to Dr. Luiz Cesar Soltoski, some of these needles are 2 inches long ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s first four MiG-29K fighters arrive in knocked down condition


December 5th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The first four Russian-made Mig-29K fighters to be deployed on the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, formerly the Admiral Gorshkov, when it is inducted into the Indian Navy ... Read more...

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The Pacific Gyre From The Eyes Of Chris Jordan


November 4th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chris Jordan, the artist from Seattle, has come out with mind wrenching pictures from the Pacific Gyre or the Great Pacific garbage patch. The gyre, is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Healthy lifestyle, cheap pill could help keep diabetes at bay for a decade


October 29th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 29 (ANI): The best possible way to keep diabetes at bay is to maintain a healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet and ingestion of everyday cheap pill, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oprah Winfrey sued by flight attendant over plane sex allegations


October 12th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A former flight attendant on Oprah Winfrey's private jet has sued the US chat show host, claiming that she was dismissed after being falsely accused of having ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gluten-free diet lessens bone problems in kids with celiac disease


October 9th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Gluten-free diet can affect recovery of children with celiac disease (CD), an inherited intestinal disorder characterized by life-long intolerance to the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The “Giggle” pill that can kill


September 29th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 29 (ANI): They may be called "Giggle", but the herbal party pills are no laughing matter, especially after a man was hospitalised in Queensland following intake of the latest over-the-counter ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Common pain reliever may help prevent age-related muscle loss, other conditions


September 24th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Marshall University researchers in the US say that age-associated muscle loss and other conditions may be prevented with the use of the common pain reliever acetaminophen.Lead researcher ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Large variations exist in peoples’ ability to eliminate arsenic from body


August 27th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that large variations exist in peoples' ability to eliminate potentially toxic substance arsenic from the body.In the study, Kevin Francesconi and colleagues found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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