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Biocompatible gel to replace damaged cartilage


September 6th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Experts in mechanics, materials science and tissue engineering at Harvard have created an extremely stretchable biocompatible gel that could replace damaged cartilage in human joints.Called a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kardashian sisters sued for $5 million


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian and her sisters - Khloe and Kourtney - have been sued for $5 million for allegedly making false statements about a weight-loss ... Read more...

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Prince Royce says he’s not letting fame go to his head


February 27th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Vina del Mar (Chile), Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) US bachata artist Prince Royce said that his family has been a firm pillar in helping him keep his feet on the ground ... Read more...

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Today is Chocolate Day


July 7th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 7th of July has been set aside as the Chocolate Day. The day has been set aside to celebrate the discovery of the sweet ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Want to lose weight? Eat dark chocolate!


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) It might be considered a sinful pleasure, but the fact is that chocolates help lose weight and improve health.These revelations were made by Victoria University researcher ... Read more...

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How chocolates protect against heart disease


February 8th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): With Valentine's day round the corner, it's that time of the year when chocolate-giving and chocolate-taking is at its peak, and scientists have shed light on how this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanoparticles found promising in beating bad odours


January 27th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Scientists are working on eliminating bad odours at the source, rather than masking them with room fresheners. Their research found that a deodorant made from nanoparticles, eliminates odours ... Read more...

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Depp unfazed by ‘The Tourist’ criticism


January 13th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp is unfazed by the criticism his new film "The Tourist" has got and feels great with the way the movie has turned out."I ... Read more...

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3 Indians arrested with bomb ingredient in Nepal


December 27th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 27 (IANS) Three young Indian men have been arrested while trying to enter Nepal from India's Darjeeling district carrying 120 kg of sulphur, an ingredient used to make ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Grand Finale Amul Master Chef India: Lucknow Based Pankaj Bhadouria Wins The Title In The …


December 27th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Grand Finale of  'Amul Master Chef India' was held in absolute style and with a volt of panache as the three finalists Chef Pankaj, Chef Jayanandan Bhaskar and Chef ... Read more...

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Deodorant made from nanoparticles to eliminate unpleasant odours


October 31st, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Scientists have come with a new approach for dealing with offensive household and other odours.The new method does not mask odours like today's room fresheners, but eliminates them ... Read more...

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Now, ‘marijuana sodas’ to get you high without the smoke!


October 21st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A Colorado company has created a line of sodas with the main ingredient as marijuana.Dixie Elixirs has made the drink available to anyone with a prescription for medical ... Read more...

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Adam Jasinski Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges and Tax Evasion


October 6th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
The winner of CBS reality television show Big Borther in 2008, Adam Jasinski has pleaded guilty to a drug charge and to not paying taxes for the year in which he won ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

2010 Afghan opium production at ‘lowest level’ since 2003


October 1st, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 1(ANI): Opium production this year in Afghanistan is at its lowest level since 2003, according to a United Nations report.The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's (UNODC) 2010 Afghan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sugar has more devastating effects on health than just extra calories


September 14th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Sugar is far more dangerous for our health than it was previously believed-not only does it rots our teeth and adds padding to our thighs, it can devastatingly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, cell phones to be powered by conversations!


September 14th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): The more you talk, the longer your cell phone battery will last - that's the future scientists have predicted with a new technology that converts sound to electricity.Scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan imports potatoes from India


August 17th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan has started importing potatoes from India after floods in the country destroyed the crops, raising fears of acute shortage of the vegetable in the coming days, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Spain allows medicinal use of cannabis


July 29th, 2010 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 29 (IANS/EFE) Spain has allowed the medication derived from cannabis - the main ingredient in marijuana - for the treatment of spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis. Health Minister Trinidad Jimenez ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Love, Crabs And Family Dinner- Top Chef’s Kitchen Has it All


July 16th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Top Chef: D.C." had "Love" as the main ingredient which made Wednesday's episode a special one. To spur up things all around, the contestants (or should ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alzheimer’s drug not as harmful as believed


June 18th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): In the first trial of a new model for testing Alzheimer's treatments, scientists have found that a promising class of drugs does not exacerbate the disease if treatment ... Read more...

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Canadians offer cheaper substitutes for costly Indian lentils


June 7th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, June 7 (IANS) With prices of pulses skyrocketing in India, China's Saskatchewan province is offering a much cheaper version of the humble 'dal', which also promises not to compromise ... Read more...

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Jordan’s hubby injects himself with cancer-related fake-tan drug


April 30th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Katie Price's husband Alex Reid injects himself with a fake-tan drug, which is linked to cancer.The recently married couple will be shocked to hear that regular use of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein(HVP)Maybe Largest Food Recall Ever


March 16th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FDA had released a new food recall, that could very possibly turn into the largest food recall in North America, authorities say. The list of foods ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fake Viagra made of bird droppings, warns scientist


March 6th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 6 (DPA) The main ingredient in fake Viagra seized by New Zealand customs officers was guano - bat and bird droppings - a newspaper reported Saturday. Other medicines intercepted contained whole ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Top 5 Valentine’s Day iPhone Apps revealed


February 12th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and thanks to the advent of the iPhone and other smart phone technology, finding and staying in love has become ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New contraceptive pill will liberate the women


January 30th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boston, Jan 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a new contraceptive pill that the women can have up to 5 days after intercourse, to prevent a pregnancy. It is available via prescription in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shirataki Noodles Said To Have Health Benefits


January 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are very few people who think of Noodles as beneficial for health as it is known as a popular fast food. However, The Rachel Ray ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

What is essential - liquor or food?


January 6th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Is liquor an essential commodity? the Bombay High Court Wednesday asked the state government, pulling it up for its policy to permit liquor production from foodgrain. A division bench ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Osso Bucco: A Delicious Italian Dish Meat Lovers Will Savor


November 19th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov.19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With so many cookery shows doing the rounds of the television, exotic food now finds way into common household frequently. It is chiefly because of shows ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nano-capsule to boost person’s absorption of curcumin


November 16th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) A nano-sized capsule being developed by researchers boosts the person's uptake of curcumin, the main ingredient in tumeric powder, and can be used in treatment of several ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New evidence supports 19th century idea on formation of Earth’s oil and natural gas


November 5th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): Scientists are reporting laboratory evidence supporting the possibility that some of Earth's oil and natural gas may have formed in a way much different than the traditional process ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hottest couples of Bollywood in 2009


June 23rd, 2009 - 4:45 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recently a poll was conducted by a website asking their members to vote for the Hottest Couples of Bollywood this year. The main ingredient of masala Hindi films is the love ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Picked your nose? You’ve found the key to heart disease


May 14th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) The substance that makes snot green holds the key to halting progression of heart disease, says a new study. What scientists have to do is to control the ... Read more...

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Secret behind turmeric’s healing power revealed


April 20th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Michigan scientists have unravelled the mystery behind the much hyped healing power of the main ingredient in turmeric, a spice revered in India as 'holy powder.'Turmeric has been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: a ‘wheezy’ pill that makes big bellies disappear


April 19th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 19 (ANI): A drug that has been used to treat asthma sufferers for 40 years may help fat people shed up to five kilograms a week, say Australian researchers.The main ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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