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Aamir’s ‘Satyamev…’ ends with aplomb


July 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) From garnering overwhelming TRPs to getting prominence on social networking websites, the impact of Aamir Khan's maiden TV show "Satyamev Jayate" has been colossal. ... Read more...

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Patients’ body backs Aamir for exposing ‘rot’ in healthcare


June 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A patients' body called People for Better Treatment has rallied behind Bollywood star Aamir Khan for focusing on the "rot" in the Indian healthcare delivery ... Read more...

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Why should Aamir apologise, asks Javed Akhtar


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded an apology from actor Aamir Khan for sending a "wrong message" about the medical community in his programme ... Read more...

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German doctors apologise for Nazi tests on Jews


May 26th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) The German Medical Association has apologised for the sadistic experiments carried out by Nazi doctors on Jews, Daily Mail reported Saturday.The body has admitted that many ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists say that “Toads ‘could be used to predict earthquakes’”


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of scientists have concluded that toads could be good warning system for earthquakes. The scientists say certain species of the animal have the capacity to ... Read more...

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Defective gene can strip you of fingerprints


September 19th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Like DNA, fingerprints are unique to every individual. But what happens when your fingertips do not have those distinctive ridges?Though an exceptionally rare condition -- only ... Read more...

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Even rich, educated abort second girl child, shows study


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Even rich and educated Indian families with a girl as the first child choose to abort their second child if prenatal test shows it to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

World’s first comprehensive human brain atlas released


April 13th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): The Allen Institute for Brain Science has launched the world's first anatomically and genomically comprehensive human brain map.The invention, a previously unthinkable feat, was made possible through leading-edge ... Read more...

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MJ’s doc’s trial to be televised


February 8th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): The trial of Michael Jackson's doctor will be broadcast on television.Judge Michael Pastor has granted entry of approved television cameras to the trial of Dr Conrad Murray, ... Read more...

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Prozac Shows Promise In Treating Stroke Patients, New Study Says


January 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that the well known antidepressant drug Prozac when given to patients undergoing a stroke, may help them in getting more control ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tylenol For Kids Makes A Comeback


November 20th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnson & Johnson which is known as one of the leading children's products maker worldwide is going through a rough phase in 2010. Many children's products ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Facebook Usage Leading To Asthma Attack?


November 19th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bizarre and curious development a teenager was afflicted with Asthma after he failed to cope with seeing the images of his ex girlfriend on ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Dialysis patients at high risk of cardiac death


November 15th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Dialysis patients face a higher risk for sudden cardiac death but physicians are still unclear as to why these deaths occur. Rod Passman, a researcher from Northwestern ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Abu Dhabi to host obesity symposium


October 11th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 11 (IANS/WAM) Around 400 medical professionals will participate in a symposium here on obesity Oct 16-17 to share new treatment methods and other aspects to fight the disease.The symposium ... Read more...

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Seasonal Flu Shot Lowers Heart Attack Risk Significantly


October 1st, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A recent study conducted by researchers has revealed that a seasonal flu shot lowers heart attack risk significantly among individuals. Researchers found that there ... Read more...

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Study Reveals That Hand Sanitizers Can Not Prevent Cold Or Flu


September 17th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a common perception that the hand sanitizers are better than common soaps against germs and bacteria infection. However, a recent study carried out by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Male Menopause Debate Rages On


September 10th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The menopause in women is a well known subject but there is much controversy among public and even the medical community regarding the concept of male ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Warning over health risks of addictive painkillers


September 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 5 (ANI): An Australian study has warned about the dangers of addiction to household painkillers as it leads to serious health problems.The research has detailed the cases of 27 ... Read more...

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Even bacteria exhibit charitable behaviour


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2 (ANI): In a surprising discovery researchers at Boston University and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard have found that charitable behaviour exists in one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vaccine Issues Haunt People In Flu Season


August 31st, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is the time of the year many people fall ill to ailments like flu and that is why a number of doctors suggest that people ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Has Recalled Eggs Reached Salt Lake City?


August 25th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Utah, Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The nationwide egg recall that has created panic among the residents of the various states of the USA and put the medical community on tenterhooks, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dry Pet Food May Cause Salmonella Outbreak, Study Finds Out


August 10th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study conducted by the Ohio Department of Health, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the FDA and CDC has pointed at dry pet supplements and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cancer Cells Use Fructose, New Study Suggests


August 4th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that Pancreatic tumor cells depend on Fructose for multiplying in the body of a cancer afflicted person. The new finding shatters the ... Read more...

Posted in Health, Health Science |

New method may help fight drug-resistant malaria


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Scientists have developed techniques to quickly identify evolution of drug resistance in strains of malaria.The goal of researchers at Case Western Reserve University is to enable the ... Read more...

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AIDS Breakthrough Discovered For Women


July 20th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a ray of hope for the victims of AIDS or those who want to keep the incurable disease away from them. A new cure ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Salsa Linked To Food Poisoning In New Research


July 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study presented by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that guacamole or contaminated salsa may be linked to the majority of ... Read more...

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Fructose Linked To Blood Pressure In People


July 6th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a number of fast foods and drinks that people consume a lot and the common ingredient in all of them is sugar. However, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Strategy needed to tackle lifestyle diseases: President (Lead)


July 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday called upon the medical community to evolve a comprehensive strategy to tackle the emerging threat of lifestyle diseases and provide health care to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

President urges measures to counter lifestyle diseases


July 4th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday called upon the medical community to evolve a comprehensive strategy to tackle the emerging threat of lifestyle diseases. Inaugurating the 1,500-bed SevenHills Hospital, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Prince Jackson Reportedly Has Vitiligo Like His Late Father


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson the late pop legend who passed away last year had claimed that he suffered from a skin condition named Vitiligo which was responsible for ... Read more...

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ABC’s “Boston Med” Turns Out To Be A Refreshingly Different Documentary


June 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ABC has come up with a new medical community based documentary named 'Boston Med' which promises to be refreshingly different from the familiar soaps dealing with ... Read more...

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California Declares Whooping Cough Epidemic, Medical Community On Alert


June 24th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, June 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of California has been hit badly by whooping cough, so much that the state health authorities have declared it as an epidemic. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Smoking cessation treatments work for people with severe mental illness


May 21st, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that treatment for smoking dependence is as effective among people with severe mental illnesses as it is for the general population.They also found that ... Read more...

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Kangaroo Care Could Be Better Than What Doctors Thought Earlier


March 31st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The concept of kangaroo care is not very new. It has been used in hospitals for the last few decades. It is generally applied to the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

FDA Puts Fosamax Under Scanner


March 12th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fosamax, a drug that is widely used to treat the victims of the ailment osteoporosis has come under the scanner of FDA after new findings have ... Read more...

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