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Disease claims two lives in Himachal


September 4th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) Two people have died in Himachal Pradesh of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, an official said here Tuesday. With ... Read more...

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Antibiotics can induce obesity in children


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Exposing very young infants to antibiotics may cause them to bloat up in childhood, says a new research based on 11,532 children.Researchers from the New York ... Read more...

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Giving babies antibiotics could make them obese later


August 21st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Babies given antibiotics before they were six months were more likely to be overweight by the age of three, a British study has found.A study of ... Read more...

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Who made Big B nervous?


August 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has recorded a song for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 6" with composer duo Salim-Sulaiman, says he had butterflies in his stomach ... Read more...

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Alcohol can triple original dose of medicine


July 27th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Always avoid alcohol while taking certain medicines because it actually triples the original dose, warn researchers.Lab experiments have demonstrated how alcohol made several drugs up to ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding key to keeping infant gut healthy


April 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Breast-fed babies have healthier gut than formula-fed infants, thanks to the mother's milk, which encouraged beneficial bugs to grow and protect the infants from illness and ... Read more...

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‘Yoga can cure every disease, but don’t universalise’


April 1st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Yoga therapy can cure every disease and disorder, even cancer, says a Delhi-based yoga therapist but warns against the mass teaching of yoga - including ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s abdominal surgery legacy of ‘Coolie’ accident: Abhishek


February 10th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, son of megastar Amitabh Bachchan, has informed that his father's upcoming abdominal surgery Saturday is a legacy of his 1982 accident on the ... Read more...

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Play depicting Mayawati’s lifestyle banned


January 26th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) A satirical play depicting the extravagant lifestyle of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has been banned by her government.Even as play director Mukesh Kumar denied any ... Read more...

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Five die of mite disease in Meghalaya


December 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 1 (IANS) At least five people have died of of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Meghalaya in the past three ... Read more...

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6 kgs of iron removed from Indian man


November 29th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A farmer in India consumed 6kg of iron and it did cost him his life in the end. Surgeons had to carry out a procedure on ... Read more...

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Chewing your way to weight loss


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Chewing gum after meals could be a simple way of losing weight rather than subjecting yourself to arduous physical exertion or spending a fortune on drugs, ... Read more...

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Odisha orders probe into five tiger cubs’ death


November 21st, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 21 (IANS) The Odisha government Monday ordered a probe to find out if the death of five tiger cubs' in a zoo here Nov 18 was due to ... Read more...

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Avoid keeping meat in fridge: Pakistani expert


November 13th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) People should avoid keeping meat in refrigerators for over 10 days as such a practice destroys the proteins and affects its hygiene, which could cause food ... Read more...

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Intestinal stem cells can increase gut size


October 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Adult stem cells can reshape our organs to keep up with bodily changes, a finding that potentially paves the way for more effective treatment of diabetes ... Read more...

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21 die of mite disease in Himachal


October 8th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 21 people have died of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official ... Read more...

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Movie violence can be poetic: Gosling


September 23rd, 2011 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Ryan Gosling believes violence in films can be humorous and poetic.The 30-year-old will play the lead role in Nicolas Winding Refn's movie "Drive" and ... Read more...

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‘Promiscuous parasites’ can make you reckless


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) A class of 'promiscuous parasites' can sneak into your bloodstream and brain, triggering behavioural changes from recklessness to neuroticism.Toxoplasma gondii, a highly contagious protozoa, infects more ... Read more...

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A father’s fight for life ends, Delhi blast toll rises


September 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Till the crack of the dawn Thursday, a slight movement of Mridul Bakshi's eyes reflected the sheer determination to live. But soon, around 5.10 a.m., ... Read more...

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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...

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Nine more test positive for scrub typhus in Shimla


August 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Nine patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, have been reported here in this Himachal Pradesh capital, an ... Read more...

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The only white tigress of Patna zoo dies


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) The only white tigress of Patna zoo died after prolonged illness, an official said Sunday.Tejaswani died Saturday due to a blockage in her intestines as revealed ... Read more...

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Chronic acidity shouldn’t be ignored, it could lead to cancer


June 29th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) As many as 75 percent of Indian patients with digestive problems suffer from what is medically known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder (GERD), an abnormal reflux of ... Read more...

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Russia to monitor vegetable prices after EU imports ban


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will monitor vegetable prices to prevent them from skyrocketing after the country banned vegetable imports from the European Union, an official said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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Healthy bacteria could prevent obesity


May 26th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Healthy gut flora -- microorganisms living in the digestive tract of animals -- can reduce the risk of obesity, a study says.The study, done on rats, ... Read more...

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Protests in Agra as abortion victim dies (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 29 (IANS) A doctor here was on the run after a 29-year-old woman died Friday following a botched abortion that has sparked mass anger in the Taj Mahal ... Read more...

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Protests erupt in Agra as botched abortion victim dies


April 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 29 (IANS) As activists continued protests against quacks and the administration kept up raids on illegally-running nursing homes with unqualified personnel, a 29-year-old woman died here Friday - ... Read more...

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Peppermint relieves bowel disorder


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Peppermint helps in relieving irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) which affects up to a fifth of the population.It is a disorder characterised most commonly by cramping, abdominal ... Read more...

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Stress levels can lower immunity through bacteria


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Stress levels can make you more vulnerable to illness by altering the composition of bugs living in your gut."These bacteria affect immune function, and may help ... Read more...

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New study focuses on cause of celiac disease


February 10th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A University of Chicago study has found that blocking a factor that can activate the human immune response against intestinal bacteria or certain foods could prevent the development ... Read more...

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Antibiotics may up irritable bowel syndrome risk in kids


January 18th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Antibiotics may heighten the risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and Crohn's disease in children.Scientists believe the drugs may encourage harmful bugs and other organisms to grow in ... Read more...

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Bhimsen Joshi stable but critical


January 17th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) Legendary Hindustani classical vocalist and Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi's condition continued to be critical but stable in a Pune hospital, his physician said here Monday."He is on ... Read more...

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Pandit Bhimsen Joshi critical in Pune hospital


January 15th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 15 (IANS) Eminent Hindustani classical vocalist and Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi's condition is "grim" in a hospital here, his physician said Saturday."He is on a ventilator and requires periodic ... Read more...

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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...

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Fly poo may reveal why pregnant women suffer from bloating, constipation


January 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): University of Cambridge researchers are using fruit flies to help understand aspects of human metabolism, including why pregnant women suffer from bloating and constipation, and even the link ... Read more...

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