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Beware! Passive smoking riskier than you think (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 30th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) For all those smokers out there, chances are you're not thinking about your child, spouse or others around you when you light up a cigarette. ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar prays for Mehdi Hassan’s good health


January 16th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar says ailing ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is irreplaceable and has hoped that he recovers soon."Mehdi Hassan Khan Sahab. Jab tak aapka ... Read more...

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Lung cancer mostly diagnosed late (Nov 17 is World Lung Cancer Day)


November 17th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Cases of chronic lung disease and lung cancer are rapidly rising in India, remaining mostly undiagnosed until it is too late, experts say.As Thursday marked ... Read more...

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US scientists grow cold-causing virus on sinus tissue


April 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Scientists have managed to grow a recently discovered species of human rhinovirus (HRV), the most frequent cause of the common cold, in culture, on sinus tissue removed during ... Read more...

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Body builder protein powder ‘could add 10 years to your life’


October 6th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): People who are aged 55 or so, should start taking the protein powder favoured by body builders to add almost 10 years to their life, for scientists believe ... Read more...

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Tony Curtis’ wife says lung problems led to death


October 1st, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Tony Curtis' wife has blamed his history of lung problems due to smoking for his death.The "Some Like It Hot" star passed away Wednesday after ... Read more...

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Legendary Actor Tony Curtis Passes Away


October 1st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The legendary actor and Hollywood icon Tony Curtis passed away at his Las Vegas home after suffering a fatal heart attack. The actor was 85 year ... Read more...

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Tony Curtis ‘died after long history of lung problems caused by smoking’


October 1st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 1 (ANI): The widow of silver screen legend Tony Curtis, Jill, has opened up about her husband's death.The actor, who famously starred in iconic films such as 'Some Like ... Read more...

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Blackcurrant juice can prevent aches


September 4th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Blackcurrants have been used for centuries to treat tiredness, arthritis, kidney stones, gout and lung problems but studies have now revealed that the juice can help prevent aches ... Read more...

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Medicare Coverage Expanded to Help Cigarette Smokers Quit


August 31st, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the ‘Associated Press’, “Even though they've lived with the health warnings much of their lives and doubtless seen the ill effects on friends, relatives and ... Read more...

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West Bengal minister stable after swine flu


July 16th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) West Bengal Water Resources Minister Nandagopal Bhattacharjee, who tested positive for swine flu and was on ventilator after being admitted to a hospital around 10 days ago, is ... Read more...

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West Bengal minister down with swine flu


July 15th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A West Bengal minister was among three people who tested positive for swine flu in the state since Wednesday evening, a health official Thursday said. State Water Resource Minister ... Read more...

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Intense exercise ‘can produce asthma-like symptoms even in healthy kids’


May 19th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Heavy exercise can provoke the onset of temporary lung problems and other symptoms typically associated with asthma in children who are not actually asthmatic, according to a new ... Read more...

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Air pollution kills 50,000 people a year in UK


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 22 (ANI): A group of British MPs has accused the Government of ignoring the problem of air pollution even as it kills 50,000 people annually.Dubbing the situation a "national disgrace", ... Read more...

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Majority of toys in Indian market toxic: Study


January 15th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Think before you buy toys for toddlers as even the branded plastic toys sold in the Indian market can cause asthma, lung problems and reproductive problems in ... Read more...

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Influenza’s Achilles heel discovered


October 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has stated that an Achilles' heel for all strains of influenza may be plant-based anti-oxidants.The study ... Read more...

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Menopausal women at greater risk for asthma


December 20th, 2007 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study has found that, menopause can increase asthma risk and lower lung function in menopausal women.The study found that menopause decreases lung function and aids in ... Read more...

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Gene behind rheumatoid arthritis identified


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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