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New compound boosts efficacy of HIV, flu vaccine


August 27th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a compound that boosts the effect of vaccines against the flu, HIV and herpes virus in mice.Research by an Oxford University team, along ... Read more...

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‘Sex-and-money’ involved in Briton’s death in China


April 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Accounts published on Chinese websites about a British businessman murdered in a hotel claim to expose a sex-and-money scandal behind China's biggest political crisis in a ... Read more...

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Student leaves website message before suicide


March 19th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 19 (IANS) A student took a lethal dose of a chemical Friday after writing on his profile page on a Russian social networking site that he was "voluntarily" ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson doctor found guilty of manslaughter


November 8th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) A court jury in Los Angeles Monday found pop superstar Michael Jackson's personal physician Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the singer's anaesthetic-induced death.The ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson doctor Conrad Murray’s trail postponed


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): The trial for late King of Pop Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, has been postponed.Murray, who had been accused of causing the drug overdose death of the ... Read more...

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Judge wants to review Michael Jackson medical records


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor ruled on Tuesday that he would review medical records from Michael Jackson’s dermatologists before he would hand it over ... Read more...

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Conrad Murray seeks fingerprint test on syringe found under MJ’s deathbed


March 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Lawyers representing Dr. Conrad Murray want a broken syringe found under Michael Jackson's deathbed to be tested for fingerprints.The doctor's legal team is expected to claim the ... Read more...

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Fukushima workers admit being on a ” suicide mission”


March 18th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.18 (ANI): Brave technicians fighting to avoid a nuclear catastrophe in Japan have sent heart-breaking messages to their families while admitting that they know they are on a " suicide mission." The ... Read more...

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Brazilian woman with ‘world’s largest boobs’ in coma after ’suicide attempt’


February 17th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 17 (ANI): A Brazilian woman, who claimed to have the world's largest fake breasts, is reportedly in coma after a suicide attempt.Sheyla Hershey, 31, had her KKK-size implants removed ... Read more...

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Philadelphia Doctor Kermit Barron Gosnell Charged With Murder


January 20th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A doctor from Philadelphia Kermit Barron Gosnell has been charged with eight murders, which includes killing six babies with scissors and murder of a woman as ... Read more...

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MJ’s doc to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter


January 12th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): At a preliminary hearing in Los Angeles, a judge ordered Michael Jackson's personal doctor to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter.Judge Michael Pastor made the order against Dr ... Read more...

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Murray ‘ordered over 250 vials of Propofol in months before MJ’s death’


January 11th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Dr. Conrad Murray ordered more than 250 vials of powerful anaesthetic Propofol in the months before his client Michael Jackson's death, a judge was told.A court heard ... Read more...

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H1N1 pandemic flu strain ‘key to universal vaccine’


January 11th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Scientists from Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Chicago have found that the 2009 H1N1 pandemic flu strain could be the key to a universal ... Read more...

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Trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor set for January


August 24th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Los AngeleS, Aug 24 (DPA) The trial of Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray will begin Jan 4, 2011, a judge has decided. Murray has pleaded not guilty to an involuntary manslaughter charge ... Read more...

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Advance made to counter cell damage caused by excess radiation


June 24th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Oral treatment of mice with a drug has been found to mitigate toxic effects of radiation, raising hopes for the development of an effective way to counter the ... Read more...

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MJ’s doc free to practise


June 15th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray will be free to work in California as he awaits trial.A Los Angeles judge said that he did not have any ... Read more...

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Jackson doctor can keep medical license, for now


June 15th, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 15 (DPA) The doctor accused of administering a lethal dose of anaesthetic to popstar Michael Jackson can retain his medical license in California while awaiting criminal trial, a ... Read more...

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Successful Ebola cure in monkeys offers hope to humans


June 10th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): In what could be called as a breakthrough study, monkeys infected with the deadly Ebola virus have been treated successfully-a feat that could possibly bring humans a ... Read more...

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Sex tape country singer Mindy McCready’s failed suicide attempt


May 27th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 27 (ANI): Singer Mindy McCready, who released a sex tape, tried to kill herself by taking a near lethal dose of prescription pills, her mother has revealed.In an interview with ... Read more...

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CA Attorney General Brown asks court to bar Michael Jackson’s former doctor from medicine until trial is over


March 24th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) – California Attorney General Edmund Brown announced on Tuesday that his office has filed documents to bar Michael Jackson’s former doctor Conrad Murray from practicing medicine until the ... Read more...

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Low doses of antibiotics can lead to multidrug resistance in ’superbugs’


February 12th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): It is commonly thought that an incomplete course of antibiotics increases the risk of a renewed infection by a 'superbug' that can mount a more powerful defence against ... Read more...

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Virus-like particle vaccine could offer protection against chikungunya virus


January 29th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Using non-infectious virus-like particles (VLP), researchers at the National Institutes of Health have developed an experimental vaccine that could successfully protect macaques and mice against chikungunya virus.Chikungunya virus ... Read more...

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MJ’s doc reopens clinic


November 24th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Michael Jackson's personal physician Conrad Murray, who is suspected of giving him drugs that caused his death, has reopened his clinic.Murray used to work in the clinic ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s Toxicology Report Reveals Presence Of Propofol


August 10th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
Considering the fact that Michael Jackson had always had a larger than life presence in the entertainment world (even during all those times when he had been cooped inside his house) it ... Read more...

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Arthritis drug may help fight flu


May 27th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): A drug commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis has been found to reduce some of the severe symptoms of the Influenza A virus infection, say researchers from University ... Read more...

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New nose drops protect mice against H5N1 for months


February 28th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Scientists at the Emory Vaccine Center have come up with a type of nose drops that may prevent against lethal H5N1 infection. Upon using the nose drops to ... Read more...

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Documentary on real assisted suicide airs on British TV tonight


December 10th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, December 10 (ANI): A documentary showing a retired university professor being actually helped by a Swiss euthanasia group to end his own life will be telecast for the first time ... Read more...

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Design flaw could lead to UK nuke arsenal blowing up ‘like popcorn’


June 26th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Documents released by the British Ministry of Defence suggest that a design flaw in the countrys nuclear arsenal could lead to them blowing up "like popcorn" if ... Read more...

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Bugs never exposed to antibiotics still show resistance against them


June 9th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Scientists have found that bacteria that existed in the soil in 1960s and 70s have developed resistance to an antibiotic they have never seen before.The team looked ... Read more...

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Manipulating known protein may make for effective Bird flu vaccine


March 27th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Tokyo have found that manipulating a previously identified protein may be the key to developing an effective ... Read more...

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Can too much dark chocolate be a bad thing?


December 21st, 2007 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, Dec 21 (ANI): Too much of chocolate can be bad for health. However, for one greedy parrot, it turned out to be positively fatal.The parrot was found dead outside a hotel ... Read more...

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