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Gambhir to donate his body parts


November 10th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Ace Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir Thursday pledged to donate his body organs to a Delhi hospital after his death."I hereby pledge to donate my ... Read more...

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Japanese emperor hospitalised


November 6th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 6 (IANS) Japan's Emperor Akihito was admitted to hospital Sunday night with symptoms of a light form of bronchitis, Xinhua reported.The 77-year-old emperor, who developed a fever Thursday ... Read more...

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Some pills more likely to cause blood clots


October 26th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Certain contraceptive pills are more likely to cause serious blood clots, new research says.One such clot is VTE or venous thromboembolism. This forms in the deep ... Read more...

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Complex heart surgery on 26-week premature baby


October 18th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 18 (IANS) A 26-week premature baby girl suffering from congenital heart disorder was successfully treated in this satellite town of the national capital, a doctor said Tuesday. An ... Read more...

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Top-10 finish for Rajini in Asian Road Racing


October 16th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Zhuhai (China), Oct 16 (IANS) Indian champion Krishnan Rajini delivered a top-10 finish in the fifth round of the FIM Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) here Sunday. Rajini, representing ... Read more...

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Traffic pollution could cause smaller babies


October 7th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 7 (IANS) Traffic emissions may be bad for your lungs and overall health, but now a study says they could be instrumental in the birth of slightly smaller ... Read more...

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Feels like death, wrote Briton on Facebook before dying


October 6th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) A teenager in Britain typed in her Facebook status " :'( feels like death" and minutes later she lay dead from a fatal asthma attack.Siobhan ... Read more...

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Cyclists at higher risk from inhaled soot


September 26th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Cyclists in cities inhale more black carbon than pedestrians -- and this may damage their lungs, evidence shows.Automobiles discharge a huge quantity of soot or black ... Read more...

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Praying for dad to get well soon: Soha Ali Khan


September 18th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan says that her father, former cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, is recovering after contracting lung infection and is all right."He ... Read more...

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Schoolboy runs over four students


September 5th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Four students were injured, two of them critically, when a student who attempted to drive his friend's car ran over them outside a school here, police ... Read more...

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Malaysian cameraman shot dead in Somalia


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR (BNO NEWS) -- A cameraman working for the Malaysian national news agency Bernama was killed in a shooting on late Friday afternoon while working in Somalia, the news agency confirmed ... Read more...

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Is it time to write Dal Lake’s epitaph? (With Images)


August 24th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) The Dal Lake, known as Srinagar's ecological lungs, has been under threat for a while now. Indeed, efforts to restore it to its pristine state are ... Read more...

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You all must die, screamed Norway gunman


July 24th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) The gunman who massacred at least 85 people in Norway yelled that "he was going to kill us all and that we all must die", ... Read more...

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For M.F. Husain, Shahnaz Husain was empress Noor Jahan (With Images)


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Beauty expert Shahnaz Husain was Mughal empress Noor Jahan to celebrated artist and distant cousin Maqbool Fida Husain, who painted her like the Muslim queen ... Read more...

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Sean Kingston discharged from hospital


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Singer Sean Kingston has been discharged from hospital three weeks after receiving multiple injuries in a jet-skiing accident.Kingston, 21, was discharged from Jackson Memorial Hospital Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Elderly more prone to community-acquired pneumonia


May 27th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), which causes difficulty in breathing, fever, chest pains and cough, is the leading cause of infectious death among the elderly.New research at The ... Read more...

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Tuberculosis enzyme responsible for lung destruction identified


April 26th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Scientists have identified a key enzyme responsible for destroying lung tissue in tuberculosis (TB), a finding that could lead to new treatments.The new research shows that in ... Read more...

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Soon, magnets could help voice box-less patients speak again!


April 21st, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): People who have had their larynx - or the voice box - removed following cancer, disease or injury may be able to speak again - thanks to a ... Read more...

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Sathya Saibaba suffers liver failure at Puttaparthi hospital


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), Apr. 20 (ANI): Prominent religious leader Sathya Sai Baba has reportedly suffered liver failure, even as he undergoes treatment for multi-organ dysfunction at a private hospital here."Although his vital ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s condition shows signs of improvement


April 11th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition was showing signs of improvement though he continues to be critical, doctors attending on him said Monday, two weeks afer ... Read more...

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Playing harmonica may improve lung function in pediatric patients


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Playing the harmonica is a new program which is being used at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, to improve breathing in pediatric patients with asthma and pneumonia and ... Read more...

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Migraine headaches in kids linked to common heart defect


March 31st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested a connection between migraine headaches in children and a heart defect called patent foramen ovale.Roughly 15 pc of children suffer from migraines, and ... Read more...

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What was Bollywood doing when India-Pakistan match was on? (Lead)


March 30th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) As people escaped offices and cancelled appointments to be glued in front of their TV sets to witness the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal clash, ... Read more...

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Road traffic pollution ‘doubles rejection risk following lung transplant’


March 24th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Belgian researchers have found that lung transplant patients have double the risk of organ rejection and death within five years of the procedure if they live near a ... Read more...

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New targeted drug could aid in smoking reduction therapy


March 18th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have been developing a targeted drug that could aid in smoking reduction therapy.The new drug slows down the metabolism of nicotine, which would help smokers to ... Read more...

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Serena Williams talks about ’scariest moment of her life’


March 10th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 10 (ANI): Tennis star Serena Williams, who underwent an emergency surgery to remove a blood clot in her lung, has described the experience as "the scariest moment in my ... Read more...

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Cigarette displays to be banned in England


March 10th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities in Britain have announced that cigarette displays in shops and supermarkets would be banned. The authorities argue that displaying the cigarettes at supermarket checkouts and behind ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor hospitalised after blood flow stopped to her left leg


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 3 (ANI): Veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was hospitalised on Wednesday when blood flow stopped to her leg.Doctors ordered the ailing 94-year-old actress to go to UCLA Medical Center ... Read more...

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I’m doing better, at home now: Serena Williams


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Tennis ace Serena Williams has assured her fans that she is recovering following emergency treatment to treat a blood clot in her lungs.Williams was taken ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle tops overseas album sales chart for second year running


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A survey has suggested that Scottish singer Susan Boyle has topped the most successful album sale overseas by a UK artist for a second year running.The research by ... Read more...

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Strange “Alien Tumor” Found Growing Inside California Man


February 16th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A large, tentacled, alien-looking tumor has been discovered to be growing inside of a man from California after he went to the doctor complaining of back pain. When ... Read more...

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Kym Marsh back in the hospital


February 14th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kym Marsh is struggling with her latest pregnancy again, after she lost a child earlier.The actress is in hospital after doctors detected her baby may be in ... Read more...

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New device can predict asthma attacks


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new device that can tell if an asthma sufferer is close to having an attack hours in advance.The handheld sensor could give patients vital ... Read more...

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Gene that limits damage to lung during trauma or transplant identified


February 9th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a gene that limits damage to the lung during acute stress from illness, trauma or transplant.They ... Read more...

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Gabor to return home for 94th birthday


February 5th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Ailing actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who was rushed to hospital after she spat blood from her mouth recently, will return home to ring in her 94th birthday Sunday.The ... Read more...

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