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Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien is dead (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) Verghese Kurien, who brought milk revolution in the country, died Sunday in a hospital in Nadiad following a prolonged illness, an official said. He ... Read more...

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Kidney stones double risk of dialysis


September 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 7 (IANS) Kindey stones could double the risk of dialysis or kidney transplant later in life for people who have had them, says a study.University of Alberta faculty ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nick Cannon put on diet


January 19th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon has been put on strict diet regime after his recent hospitalisation following kidney problems."I'm feeling good, I'm in the office, I'm grinding, the ... Read more...

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Kerala zoo hyena undergoes endoscopy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 2 (IANS) In the first such veterinary medical examination in Kerala, a 14-year-old male hyena from a zoo here underwent an endoscopy Monday for detection of bleeding ulcers.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nepal plane crash: If only it had been Monday


September 26th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) The plane crash that led to the loss of 19 lives Sunday might have been averted had it been Monday, sorrowing relatives and friends feel.A steady ... Read more...

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Heart-to-heart: Apollo to open hospital in Tanzania


May 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, May 27 (IANS) It's a heart-to-heart affair. With more Tanzanians suffering from a variety of heart ailments and travelling abroad for treatment, India's Apollo Hospitals Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Obese patients at higher risk from major complications after surgery


April 19th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has contradicted the notion that a high body mass index (BMI) confers a protective effect, by saying that obese patients are at a higher risk from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Paracetamol and ibuprofen for mild fever ‘puts kids’ health at risk’


February 28th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Giving regular spoonfuls of paracetamol and ibuprofen to children with a mild fever could extend their illness or put their health at risk, warn doctors.A misplaced 'fever phobia' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human medication can be unsafe for pets


February 20th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): When you have a stuffy nose, an aching back or an upset stomach, you reach for over-the-counter medicines to ease the discomfort.But what do you do when your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cell transplants show promise for patients with kidney problems


February 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that transplanting autologous renal progenitor cells (RPCs), (kidney stem cells derived from self-donors), into rat models with kidney damage from pyelonephritis - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

President, PM condole death of Bhimsen Joshi


January 24th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Hailing him as a "towering musical genius", President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh led Indian leaders in paying tributes to legendary Hindustani classical vocalist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bhimsen Joshi passes away, country mourns death of its ‘ratna’ (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian singing legend Pandit Bhimsen Joshi died here Monday after nearly a month in hospital. As thousands queued up to pay their last respects to the ... Read more...

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Artists, disciples pay last respects to Pandit Joshi


January 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 24 (IANS) Pune was in mourning Monday as thousands of people, including singers, disciples and classical music enthusiasts, queued up outside Pandit Bhimsen Joshi's house here Monday to pay their ... Read more...

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Bharat Ratna Bhimsen Joshi dead (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 24 (IANS) Eminent Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi died of old age related ailments Monday morning at a hospital here, his doctor said. He was 88.A Bharat ... Read more...

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40 new ’stronger, deadlier drugs’ hit UK markets


January 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Experts have warned that many lives are at risk in the UK after a new wave of 40 deadly legal highs hit the market.According to experts party drugs ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China arrests 96 people for using tainted milk powder


January 14th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Chinese Police have arrested 96 people for illegally using leftover powder from the 2008's melamine-tainted milk scandal to produce dairy products or sell such products since July.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

E. coli infection linked to heart disease risk


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has found that people who contract gastroenteritis from drinking water contaminated with E. coli are at an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, kidney ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Krishnan Love Story’ announces the Contest Winners


August 31st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Shashank's latest release Kannada movie "Krishnan Love Story' organized a story writing contest and the winners have been announced. The three lucky winners are- Omesh ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ageing lioness injured in Aurangabad Zoo


August 11th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Abdul HadiAurangabad, Aug 11 (ANI): An ageing lioness is battling for its life after getting injured while being shifted for treatment in Maharashtra.The 21-year-old animal, which belongs to the Aurangabad Zoo, ... Read more...

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One third of young people in UK suffer from high BP


July 30th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A new UK study has found that more than a third of young people suffer from high blood pressure - thanks to drinking, bad diet and lack of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One third of young people suffer from high BP


July 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) More than a third of young people suffer from high blood pressure, thanks to bad diet and binge drinking, according to a survey released Friday. A worrying 35 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Maury Chaykin Loses Life After Battling Kidney Problems


July 28th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The veteran award-winning actor Maury Chaykin breathed his last yesterday at a Toronto hospital. It was the 61st birthday of the veteran actor when he lost ... Read more...

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Morning urine test could help doctors save kidneys


July 16th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A morning urine test is best in detecting declining kidney performance in patients with diabetic kidney disease, according to a new study.Patients suffering from this disorder often excrete ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cartoonist R.K. Laxman’s condition critical but stable


June 21st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The condition of renowned cartoonist R.K. Laxman, who was airlifted from Pune to Mumbai after he suffered a stroke, continues to be critical but stable, family sources said ... Read more...

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Mexico City puts fat cops on strict diet


June 7th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Some 2,000 obese Mexico City police officers are attending weekly psychological counseling sessions and following strict diets that limit daily food intake to 2,400 calories in an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Consumer Reports State Protein Shakes Can Be Unhealthy


June 3rd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study, released by Consumer Reports, has revealed an alarming fact about the protein shakes, the second most important thing that fitness freaks swear by. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Toxic chemical found in Cyrus’ jewellery range


May 21st, 2010 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Singer-actress Miley Cyrus' jewellery range has been removed from shelves after tests discovered toxic metal cadmium in some pieces. "The Miley Cyrus and Max Azria line is not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Protein loss in urine harmful for high BP patients


April 30th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): High blood pressure patients who excrete a slight excess of protein in the urine raise their risk of developing kidney and heart complications, says a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Dr. Death” Jayant Patel’s patient ‘knew of operation risks’


April 20th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Apr 20 (ANI): The Queensland Supreme Court has been told that a patient who died after being operated by former Indian-origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel a.k.a. "Dr. Death" was fully aware ... Read more...

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Renal specialist denies recommending `Dr. Death’ Patel for performing surgery


April 14th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Apr.14 (ANI): A renal specialist has strenuously denied recommending Indian-origin Dr. Jayant Patel for performing an allegedly fatal operation on a seriously unwell patient.Under cross-examination in the Supreme Court in ... Read more...

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Nigeria’s absentee president returns home


February 25th, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, Feb 25 (DPA) Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua returned home Wednesday after months of treatment for a heart complaint in Saudi Arabia, but officials said he would not return to work immediately. Yar'Adua's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Mulayam took long to recognise Amar’s true face’


February 5th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 5 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was delayed in recognising the true face of Amar Singh, but the latter's expulsion would only strengthen the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nigerian court asks cabinet to decide ill president’s future


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, Jan 22 (DPA) Nigeria's Federal High Court Friday gave a two-week deadline to the West African nation's cabinet to decide whether President Umaru Yar'Adua is fit to continue as leader. Yar'Adua has ... Read more...

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Nigerian court adjourns cases on absentee president (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 14 (DPA) A Nigerian court Thursday delayed three cases aimed at shedding light on who runs the country in the absence of President Umaru Yar'Adua, who has been in a ... Read more...

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Nigerian courts to hear cases on absentee president


January 14th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 14 (DPA) Nigerian courts were Thursday due to hear three cases aimed at shedding light on who runs the country in the absence of President Umaru Yar'Adua, who has been ... Read more...

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