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Dead Amarnath pilgrims fudged health certificates: report


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 19 (IANS) A group of doctors tasked to find the reasons for large number of Amarnath pilgrims' death have reported to the Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. ... Read more...

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Chinese fan dies after watching football for 11 nights


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) A die-hard Chinese fan of the England football team died at his home in Changsha in Hunan province after continuously watching games for 11 nights since ... Read more...

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Oz mum gives birth to 5.75kg baby boy


March 9th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 9 (ANI): A woman in Australia, who has already given birth to two boys weighing more than 4.5kg, recently gave birth to a baby boy weighing 5.75kg.According to the Herald ... Read more...

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New discovery opens way to fat busting pill


March 8th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) A new discovery in mice could potentially pave the way to a fat busting pill for humans.Harvard scientists found that reducing the function of a protein, ... Read more...

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New discovery paves way for anti-obesity pill


March 8th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new research by Harvard University scientists has paved way for a new obesity and diabetes drug.The researchers have found that reducing the function of a transmembrane protein, ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover potential ‘cure’ for type 1 diabetes


January 27th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): New findings by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers suggest that type 1 diabetes could be converted to an asymptomatic, non-insulin-dependent disorder by eliminating the actions of a specific ... Read more...

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How to beat a hangover after that Christmas party!


December 9th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 9 (ANI): After a hard night on the booze, you would do or pay just about anything to ease the headache, the nausea and the feeling as though you're as ... Read more...

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New diabetes drug provides better sugar control, promotes weight loss


December 7th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Combining the newer diabetes drug exenatide with insulin provides better blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes than insulin alone and helps promote weight loss, a ... Read more...

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Largest clinical trial confirms new drug for worldwide malaria treatment


November 7th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): The largest clinical trial ever conducted has concluded that the drug artesunate should now be the preferred treatment for the disease in both children and adults everywhere in ... Read more...

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Sensor and insulin pump combo could control blood sugar in diabetics


June 30th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Using sensors and insulin pump instead of multiple daily insulin injections could bring down average blood sugar levels in diabetics, according to a study.The study was conducted ... Read more...

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Benefits of intensive glucose treatment must be weighed against risks


June 30th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Scientists have cautioned that the benefits of intensive glucose therapy for diabetics need to be balanced against the increase in total and cardiovascular disease-related death, increased weight gain, ... Read more...

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Artificial pancreas controls BP more than 24 hours


April 15th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A team of Boston researchers conducted a test run of an "artificial pancreas" that monitors blood sugar and found the device worked without causing low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).The ... Read more...

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Elle Macpherson reveals how she keeps in shape


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): Supermodel Elle Macpherson has revealed how she keeps her body in shape."I have a very holistic perspective on health. I choose to look after my body from ... Read more...

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How service dogs help ease disabled living


December 30th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Service dogs can help increase safety and independence for people with disabilities or illness in several ways, experts have observed.A report in the Mayo Clinic Health Letter exemplifies ... Read more...

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New decision aid tool may benefit diabetics


October 16th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Scientists have developed and tested a tool to involve patients more in their diabetes treatment and medication choices.Victor Montori, M.D., a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist in Rochester, co-author ... Read more...

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Diabetics suffering from low blood sugar attacks


October 5th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): People suffering from diabetes are struggling to cope with regular low blood sugar attacks, according to a new British survey.The patients with regular attacks may stop having warning ... Read more...

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Blood sugar control cuts stroke risk


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) Blood sugar control can cut down the risk of heart disease and stroke among diabetic patients by 15 percent, an analysis based on four studies said. It said that ... Read more...

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Britney Spears collapses during rehearsal


July 11th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Fans of pop star Britney Spears are worried about her health again after she collapsed during a recent rehearsal on the European leg of her Circus world ... Read more...

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Britney ‘collapses’ during dance rehearsal


July 11th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Fresh concerns regarding the health of Britney Spears have emerged, after the pop princess reportedly collapsed and injured herself during a recent dance rehearsal.The singer, presently on ... Read more...

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Diabetics can reduce risk of heart attacks


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Diabetics who maintain low blood sugar levels are less likely to suffer heart attacks and coronary disease, a new study has found. By undertaking a meta-analysis, pooling information from ... Read more...

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Strict blood sugar control cuts diabetics’ heart risks


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Diabetics can cut their heart attack risk by tightly controlling blood sugar levels, says a study published in the Lancet.By undertaking a meta-analysis which pooled information from five ... Read more...

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Low blood sugar may be dangerous for kidney disease patients


May 8th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, could turn out to be a serious health threat for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study.The findings ... Read more...

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3 Aussies hospitalised after taking Chinese erection drug


January 15th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 14 (ANI): A Chinese erection pill, touted to be the sure shot therapy to enhance sexual function, has landed three people in hospital, as it turned out potentially harmful ... Read more...

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Why type 1 diabetics avoid exercise


November 27th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that majority of diabetics avoid physical activity because they worry about exercise-induced hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and severe consequences including loss of ... Read more...

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Researchers identify drugs that boost endurance


August 1st, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Two drugs that mimic many of the effects of exercise also increase cellular ability to burn fat, being the first compounds that enhance endurance, according to a study. ... Read more...

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Glucose control reduces risk of kidney disease in diabetics


June 11th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): By intensively controlling blood glucose levels, patients with diabetes can effectively reduce their risk of developing serious kidney disease and other complications, suggest researchers.The team of ... Read more...

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New signal pathway discovery could boost diabetes research, treatment


June 5th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Miami University have discovered a new signal pathway which, according to them, will eventually give new impetus to diabetes research ... Read more...

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New super vegetarian food with all the health benefits of meat


May 29th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 29 (ANI): A scientist has developed a new vegetarian food, called tempe , that not only bolsters a persons uptake of iron, but also provides a good set ... Read more...

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Gene oppositely controlled by dietary protein, sugar in flies discovered


April 9th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): German researches have indicated that flies have a gene called tobi (short for target of brain insulin), whose activity rises and falls depending upon the amount of ... Read more...

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Dogs may be diabetics best pals


February 4th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 4 (ANI): Already known for their capability of leading the blind, alerting the deaf, and helping the physically disabled with daily tasks, dogs may also prove helpful in maintaining the ... Read more...

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