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Train accident averted in Bengal


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) A major train accident was averted in West Bengal when the driver of an express train stopped the engine after it got detached from the passenger ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets ready to curb ragging


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi University will put in place strict measures to counter ragging when the new session starts July 24, said an official.The university will set up ... Read more...

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DNA sections linked to osteoarthritis found


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) British researchers have discovered eight sections of our DNA that cause osteoarthritis, the hopelessly crippling condition affecting tens of millions worldwide. The breakthrough by University of ... Read more...

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Discovery opens way to better arthritis treatment


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Muscle inflammation outside the joints is as much to blame for discomfort and poor mobility in arthritis sufferers as inflammation of the joint itself, says a ... Read more...

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Former FIFA president Havelange admitted to ICU


April 10th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 10 (IANS) Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has been admitted to an intensive care unit with heart and breathing problems.This comes three weeks after the 95-year-old ... Read more...

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Challenger Launch halter Roger Boisjoly dies


February 8th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Roger Boisjoly, who is better known as the person who tried to halt the launch of the Challenger shuttle has died. Actually he died in January 2012, ... Read more...

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Now, ankle replacement for arthritis patients


January 20th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Providing hope to arthritis patients in the country, a private hospital here Friday performed unique ankle replacement surgery to cure rheumatoid arthritis -- a condition ... Read more...

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Pizza Hut to open more stores that offer wine and beer (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Encouraged by the popularity of its stores that serve not only pizzas but also wine and beer, restaurant chain Pizza Hut plans to open 25 ... Read more...

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Pizza Hut to open more stores that offer wine and beer


December 24th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Encouraged by the popularity of its stores that serve not only pizzas but also wine and beer, restaurant chain Pizza Hut plans to open 25 ... Read more...

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CT scans can detect gout cases


November 7th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Gout not detected otherwise can be confirmed by CT scans in patients, say researchers at the Mayo Clinic, US.The type of CT scan, known as dual-energy ... Read more...

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Russia shuts down 4,000 illegal casinos


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS) As part of a crackdown on illegal casinos, Russian authorities have closed down about 4,000 illegal casinos and over 25,000 gambling parlours, RIA Novosti reported.It could ... Read more...

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Party drug meow meow killing young Britons


October 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Party drug "meow meow" or mephedrone, used as a replacement for ecstasy or cocaine, and termed Britain's "favourite new drug" has caused nearly 100 deaths of ... Read more...

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Appu Ghar to return in Gurgaon


September 30th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi's much loved and remembered amusement park Appu Ghar, which shut shop in 2008, is all set to make a comeback by next year in ... Read more...

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Horse that does yoga


September 7th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A 17-year-old horse has learnt to make complex moves of yoga that even helped him get rid of stiffness in his joints, a media report said ... Read more...

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It is tough but Indian GP track will be ready, says Chandhok


July 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 6 (IANS) Indian Formula One driver Karun Chandhok says it will be tough for the inaugural Indian Grand Prix organisers to complete the work on the track near ... Read more...

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Himachal to fine tourists urinating in the open


April 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharampur, April 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Police are dealing with pollution of a different kind - tourists who urinate in the open despite the existence of washrooms.The roadsides along the ... Read more...

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US man dubbed ‘Mr Elastic’ attempts record with feet turned backwards


March 26th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): A man in the US, who is known as "backwards feet man" and "Mr Elastic", is hoping to enter the Guinness Book of Records by rotating his feet ... Read more...

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Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr. bond together over lunch


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is reported that Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr got together yesterday and spent some time over lunch. This wouldn’t have made the headlines even ... Read more...

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Now, a system that documents healing process of injured joints in detail


March 19th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart have developed a system that documents a knee patient's healing process in detail.This motivates patients ... Read more...

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Illegal liquor joints in West Midnapur raided ahead of West Bengal polls


March 5th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
West Midnapur (West Bengal), Mar 5(ANI): The West Bengal Excise Department and police on Saturday raided illegal liquor joints in West Midnapur.The raids were carried out on the orders of the ... Read more...

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Obesity adds at least 5 yrs to your joints’ age: Survey


February 28th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A new UK survey has claimed that some people have joints that look like they are more than a decade older than they are.The study found overweight as ... Read more...

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Spinal manipulation may ease chronic lower back pain: Study


February 16th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Patients suffering from chronic lower back pain frequently turn to painkillers, which can cause side effects and be addictive, or to physical therapy, which is time-consuming and expensive. ... Read more...

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New ‘torso-rocking walker’ has most energy-efficient gait yet discovered


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A team of engineers from the Cornell University in Ithaca and the Rochester Institute of Technology has developed a torso-rocking walker, which has the most energy-efficient gait of ... Read more...

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‘Master switch’ that triggers arthritis identified


January 17th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Scientists at Imperial College London have discovered a protein that triggers rheumatoid arthritis.They have found a protein called IRF5 that acts as a switch, telling immune system cells, ... Read more...

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Sir Elton John was ‘very close’ to being killed by drugs


December 12th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Rock legend Sir Elton John has revealed that he was "very close" to being killed by drugs.Interviewer Piers Morgan asked him: 'How close did drugs come to killing ... Read more...

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Tired runners unknowingly change running form


December 10th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that runners who continue running even when they are exhausted unknowingly change their running form and it may increase likeliness of getting injured.A ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in Baltimore’s Adult district


December 7th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a fire breakout at “The Block” in Baltimore on Monday. “The Block” is famous for its numerous adult entertainment joints.The fire which was ... Read more...

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Robotic trousers to help paraplegics walk, climb stairs


December 5th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) An Israeli entrepreneur, who was paralysed in a car crash over 10 years ago, has invented robotic trousers that can help paraplegics walk again.After the accident in 1997, ... Read more...

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How humans ‘reach for something’ using ‘brain maps’


December 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study at UC Santa Barbara explains how humans reach out for different things - be it reaching out to a dance partner or a glass of ... Read more...

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Paralysed man creates ‘robotic trousers’ to help patients walk, climb stairs


December 4th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): An Israeli entrepreneur who was left paralysed after a car crash, has now invented 'robotic trousers' that he claims would help paraplegics walk again.Amit Goffer was paralysed in ... Read more...

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27 new dengue cases push total to 6,100 in Delhi


November 19th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A total of 27 cases of dengue were reported in the capital Friday, taking the number of vector-borne cases this season to 6,100, the Municipal Corporation of ... Read more...

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Happy marriage also eases arthritis pain


November 18th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) A happy marriage can also ease the agony of arthritis, a study says.Patients who had the support of a loving husband or wife reported less joint pain and ... Read more...

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Orange juice doubles gout risk in women


November 11th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Women who drink two glasses of orange juice a day are twice as likely to get gout, a form of arthritis which affects the joints and is characterised ... Read more...

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World Record Holder Haile Gebrselassie Retires After Pulling Out From NYC Marathon


November 8th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) He is often regarded as the fastest marathon runner in history. After dominating athletics for more than twenty years, the 37-year-old Ethiopian shocked ... Read more...

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Rheumatoid arthritis ‘can lead to typing difficulties’


November 8th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A new research at University of Pittsburgh has revealed that joint damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis can lead to difficulties in typing.Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that ... Read more...

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