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‘Venom from snakes could save lives too’


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) Snake venom could become the source of life-saving drugs for cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure, according to an Australian research.Gavin Huttley from The John Curtin ... Read more...

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‘Ageing not linked to drop in testosterone levels’


June 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 24 (IANS) Ageing, surprisingly, may have little to do with a gradual drop in testosterone levels, but is more likely to result from a man's behavioural and health ... Read more...

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PETA offers to help Kingfisher Airlines through new ads (With Images)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) In an interesting offer, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has written to Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya, stating that they could help ... Read more...

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‘Mard ko dard nahin hota’, Abhishek says for Big B


February 17th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan feels his father Amitabh's famous dialogue "Mard ko dard nahi hota" from the movie "Mard" couldn't have been more pertinent than now, when ... Read more...

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Toyota launches third generation Prius with new features


January 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Toyota Saturday launched its third generation hybrid hatchback Pruis priced between Rs.27.38 lakh and Rs.29.40 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) at the Auto Expo here."We aim to ... Read more...

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I did develop diabetes: Mariah Carey


November 11th, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey has revealed that she developed gestational diabetes when she was pregnant with her twins Moroccan and Monroe.The 41-year-old faced said that she faced ... Read more...

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Girl ‘air-born’ on Delhi-Toronto flight!


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A passenger Saturday gave birth to a girl on board a 14-hour Air India flight from Delhi to Toronto with the help of a woman ... Read more...

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Shelley Cooper dies in supermarket


March 11th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Goldthorpe, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 5-year-old boy witnessed his mother fall and die in front of him in a supermarket. The 34-year-old single mother was chatting on the phone when she ... Read more...

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Genes help determine our susceptibility to depression


January 4th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan have discovered new evidence that our genes play a vital role in determining our susceptibility to depression.The new findings have challenged a ... Read more...

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Nintendo warns ‘3D game console could harm eyesight of kids under 6′


January 1st, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Japanese firm Nintendo has issued a warning that children under the age of six should not play its new console in 3D as it may harm their eyesight.The ... Read more...

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U.S. Kids Consume Caffeine Almost Everyday, Study Says


December 18th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is astonishing to find that as many as 75% of American children consume caffeine on a daily basis. This is leading to insomnia among the ... Read more...

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Age-related hearing loss linked to low serum levels of folic acid


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): A new study has revealed that age-related hearing loss (ARHL), one of the four most prevalent chronic conditions in the elderly, is associated with low serum levels of ... Read more...

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Brit men refuse medical check-ups over fear of ‘manflu’


November 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): More and more men are refusing medical checkups for the fear that they may get ridiculed over "man-flu", a new health survey has revealed.It showed that more than ... Read more...

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Drug used to treat asthma ‘prevents spread of breast cancer’


November 4th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new study has shown that a drug commonly used in Japan and Korea to treat asthma can stop the spread of breast cancer cells traditionally resistant to ... Read more...

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Gastric bypass ‘alters preference for sweet substances’


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Penn State College of Medicine researchers have found that gastric bypass surgery decreases the preference for sweet-tasting substances in obese rats.The study could help in developing safer treatments ... Read more...

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People with stroke ‘more likely to die if hospitalised on a weekend’


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): You may survive a stroke on a weekday, but if it's a weekend, your chances are grim.A new study states that people admitted to the hospital on a ... Read more...

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Could giving infants antibiotics trigger asthma?


October 16th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Canadian medical researchers are conducting a 2.5-million-dollar study to answer whether giving antibiotics to infants in their first year of life triggers asthma and allergies that develop later ... Read more...

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Metabolic status prior to pregnancy predicts subsequent gestational diabetes


October 13th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study has suggested that metabolic screening of women before pregnancy could help identify the possibility of developing diabetes in a subsequent pregnancy and help them take ... Read more...

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Air at Games Village, venues polluted, shows study


October 11th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The quality of air near most of the Commonwealth Games venues and the Village has been found to be below acceptable standards, threatening the health of the ... Read more...

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Mendes, Garner to get ‘lifetime impact’ honour


September 9th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Hollywood actresses Eva Mendes and Jennifer Garner would be honoured with a lifetime impact award by Variety's Power of Women, which recognises philanthropic work by women in Hollywood. Eva ... Read more...

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Does lacking testosterone make men frail?


July 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, July 9 (IANS) Lack of testosterone seems to make older men frail. "We don't completely understand how people become frail, but our study suggests that testosterone might play a role in ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen painkillers cut risk of dying among elderly


July 8th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Taking common painkillers such as ibuprofen could cut death risk among elderly, revealed a new study.The research found that the group of medicines, known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ... Read more...

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Fructose might increase risk of Blood Pressure


July 6th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research by US scientists have shown that eating lots of food and drinks that have fructose is likely to increase the chance of a ... Read more...

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President Patil warns against threat from diabetes


July 4th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Sunday said preventive steps should be undertaken to tackle the rising threat of lifestyle diseases, and stressed on the need to hold awareness ... Read more...

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Preventive measures should be taken to counter lifestyle diseases: President Patil


July 4th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 4 (ANI): The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, on Sunday said preventive steps should be taken to tackle the rising threat of lifestyle diseases, and asserted that preventive steps such as ... Read more...

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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...

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Joe Jackson prepares to sue MJ’s physician over wrongful death


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Michael Jackson's father Joe Jackson is moving ahead on his threat to sue the late King of Pop's physician Dr. Conrad Murray for wrongful death.Joe's lawyer Brian ... Read more...

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Stress, anxiety can delay healing of wounds


June 11th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Stress and anxiety can make it harder for wounds to heal, a new study have found. The study was conducted by making wounds on healthy volunteers whose levels of ... Read more...

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How surfers can evaluate web-based health information better


May 26th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): American researchers have unveiled a new and improved approach that can help surfers to evaluate web-based health information.A research review conducted by a team from the University of ... Read more...

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Now, website that makes Facebook users’ life an ‘Openbook’


May 20th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 20 (ANI): American software engineers and developers have unveiled a website that allows you to search through the status updates of Facebook users across the world.The site, Openbook, hunts ... Read more...

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Samsung’s new 3-D TVs not for pregnant, sleep-deprived, warns company


April 14th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 14 (ANI): Samsung's new 3-D television comes with a health warning, that looks more like a pharmaceutical ad-pregnant, elderly, sleep-deprived people should avoid it.Pregnant women, the elderly, people under ... Read more...

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Regular exercise can help keep anxiety at bay


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Regular exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of anxiety in patients with chronic illness, a new University of Georgia study shows.In the study, published in the Feb. 22 edition ... Read more...

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My Name Is Khan ka Emosanal Attyachaar!


February 11th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Action...Drama and loads of "rona dhona' in bolly-flicks is something Indian cinema is renowned for. Touching the chords with right emotional components has been prevalent since ... Read more...

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Glaucoma meds linked to reduced risk of death


February 9th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A new study has shown that glaucoma patients who take medication for the condition have a reduced likelihood of death.Glaucoma (a common condition that consists of elevated pressure ... Read more...

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Kiwi teen auctions off virginity for $36k


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, February 3 (ANI): A New Zealand student has reportedly bagged an offer of 36,000 dollars after putting up her virginity for auction.The 19-year-old, from Northland, who listed herself as "Unigirl", announced ... Read more...

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