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Former Miss Puerto Rico is terminally ill


September 20th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Miss Puerto Rico 1985, Iris Matias, is suffering from terminal pulmonary hypertension which has left her bedridden and dependent on a machine connected to her ... Read more...

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e-cigarettes damaging lungs?


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Sep 3 (IANS) Electronic cigarettes, touted as a safer substitute for cigarettes, could turn out to be a remedy worse than the disease and end up damaging the lungs, ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday morning after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, a family member said. Hangal ... Read more...

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Fish die in Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake


August 6th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) A large number of fish have died in the Nigeen Lake in Srinagar and the Jammu and Kashmir's fisheries department Sunday attributed the mortality to depletion ... Read more...

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Strong hearts help kids secure higher grades


August 5th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Having a healthy heart and lungs may help middle school students secure higher grades in math and reading, says a new research."Cardiorespiratory fitness was the only ... Read more...

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Rights panel notice to Delhi over ailing workers


July 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday issued show cause notice to the Delhi government for not recommending 21 silicosis-affected workers for monetary relief.Silicosis, a ... Read more...

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Lungs discovered on Los Angeles’ sidewalk


June 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pair of lungs have been discovered on a Los Angeles-area sidewalk over the weekend. The organs were later analyzed by coroners, who established ... Read more...

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Chinese couple held for burying woman alive


May 24th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A Chinese couple has been detained after they got drunk and knocked down an elderly woman and later buried her alive.It was certain the woman was ... Read more...

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Second abandoned infant found in Gurgaon in a week


April 18th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 18 (IANS) A new-born baby was found abandoned in Dundahera on the Gurgaon-Delhi border Wednesday, the second such case in less than a week, police said.The four-five days ... Read more...

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Mexican cop’s badge saves his life


April 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 9 (IANS/EFE) A Mexico City police officer survived a shooting when his badge stopped a bullet fired at him by a robbery suspect, authorities said.Juan Daniel Ruiz ... Read more...

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Delhi air quality was worst in March: Study


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Dust in the Delhi skies in March brought the air quality down to the worst levels in the last one year and the increase ... Read more...

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‘Yoga can cure every disease, but don’t universalise’


April 1st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Yoga therapy can cure every disease and disorder, even cancer, says a Delhi-based yoga therapist but warns against the mass teaching of yoga - including ... Read more...

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Swine flu claims one life in Bhopal


March 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 29 (IANS) A 37-year-old man has died of swine flu at a private hospital here, a doctor said Thursday.Anil Hole, a resident of Saket Nagar was admitted to ... Read more...

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Over cleanliness could wreck immune system!


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Evidence is growing that dirt and germs protect against disease -- and that our indoor-based, ultra-clean lifestyles are bad for our health.It is said that without ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Whitney Houston died of accidental drowning


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) The Los Angeles County coroner's office has confirmed that late singer Whitney Houston's cause of death was accidental drowning.The 48-year-old was found dead in a ... Read more...

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Baby’s life saved with liver transplant


March 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) The life of a less-than-a-year-old cancer-hit baby was saved when doctors transplanted the liver of a 37-year-old man in her.Karen and Carl -- parents of now ... Read more...

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Stephanie Decker loses her legs while saving her children from tornadoes


March 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brave mother lost both legs when she launched a daring bid to save her two children. Stephanie Decker of Indiana decided to act when the ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon suffers from autoimmune disease


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon, who was hospitalised with acute kidney failure after Christmas last year, has revealed he is suffering from an autoimmune disease.The kidney disease ... Read more...

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Creating a global cookstove alliance - beyond headlines: Hillary Clinton


February 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) An India-US project to help create a market for cleaner-burning cookstoves in developing countries is having a "tremendous payoff" beyond the headlines, according to Secretary of ... Read more...

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Israeli diplomat’s wife stable (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Israeli diplomat's wife who was injured in a terror attack here is conscious and recovering, doctors said Tuesday.Doctors at the Primus Hospital, however, warned ... Read more...

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Injured Israeli diplomat’s wife stable


February 14th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Israeli defence attache's wife who was injured in a car blast here a day earlier was stable Tuesday, doctors said. She has been operated ... Read more...

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Did Houston mix prescription drugs with alcohol?


February 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Singer Whitney Houston reportedly died because she mixed prescription drugs with alcohol.An autopsy on the 48-year-old singer, who was found dead in the bathroom of her ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will fight his illness, says Sehwag


February 7th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 7 (IANS) India vice-captain Virender Sehwag Tuesday said the whole team is praying for a speedy recovery of Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will resume training in 10 weeks: Doctor (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer is not suffering from lung cancer but has a malignant tumour between the lungs and it ... Read more...

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Yuvraj’s malignant tumour is curable, says his India doctor


February 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer's malignant lung tumour is curable and he can resume training in 10 weeks."Yuvraj is suffering from ... Read more...

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Baby Falak still critical (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Battling for survival for over two weeks at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, two-year-old battered baby Falak continued to be critical ... Read more...

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Baby Falak taken off ventilator, improvement in health (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Two-year-old Falak, who has been battling for life after being cruelly beaten and bitten by a teenage girl, has been taken off the ventilator and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NHRC demands legislation for right of patients


January 20th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Demanding a legislation to ensure "rights of patients", the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is contemplating preparing a draft bill along with some civil society ... Read more...

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Kejriwal meets ailing Hazare, poll campaign uncertain (Second Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 2 (IANS) Team Anna's campaign against the Congress in the forthcoming assembly polls in five states is dependent on Anna Hazare's health, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal ... Read more...

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Anna advised a month’s rest, uncertainty over poll plans (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 2 (IANS) Doctors here have advised Anna Hazare one month's rest, putting a question mark over his plans to campaign against the Congress in the forthcoming assembly ... Read more...

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Low iron levels tied to blood clot risk


December 15th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) People with low iron levels in their blood may have a higher risk of dangerous clots.A study of clotting risk factors in patients with an inherited ... Read more...

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Plasma could cure common cold


December 4th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Inhaling streams of electrically charged gas could help overcome the common cold, a new study reveals. Scientists have discovered that a stream of matter known as ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Michael Lohan to undergo heart surgery


November 26th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan's father Michael is to undergo heart surgery after he complained of chest pain.The 51-year-old was rushed to Lee memorial Hospital in ... Read more...

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Machine to put asthmatics to bed


November 25th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) A new device that can clean air while asthma patients go to sleep shows significant lowering of the disease symptoms, a study claims.Those who tested the ... Read more...

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British woman force feeds baby to death!


November 12th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) A nurse was sentenced three years in jail Friday for killing her baby by force feeding -- the first such case in Britain.Gloria Dwomoh, 31, was ... Read more...

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