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Chinese couples turning to sperm black markets for child


September 18th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) Longing for a child, many infertile couples in China are turning to sperm black markets where "donors" offer their sperm by injection or at times by ... Read more...

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Man dies in a BMW stunt in Oberviehbach


September 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Germany are investigating in a daring BMW stunt. According to the police, this incident was a manslaughter which eventually left the victim dead. The ... Read more...

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SC pushes for surgical separation of conjoined sisters (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the union health ministry to set up a panel of doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating 16-year-old conjoined ... Read more...

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India gets first tele-ICU for critical patients


July 6th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Even as the concept of tele-medicine or clinical care through technology is yet to find ground in India, medical experts Friday announced the launch of ... Read more...

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Power cuts lead to sleep-related disorders in Pakistan


June 21st, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Long hours of electricity cuts, particularly at night, has led to an increase of sleep-related medical and psychiatric disorders among the Pakistani people, health experts ... Read more...

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Face-chewing victim Ronald Poppo is now awake and alert


June 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ronald Poppo, the homeless man whose face was chewed off by cannibal Rudy Eugene last May 26, after an attack that took place in a South ... 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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No ‘conclusive study’ to link cellular tower radiation with cancer: Medical experts


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) There are no conclusive scientific studies anywhere to prove low radiation emitted from cellular towers can cause cancer in human beings, and authorities must gear ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for life for gouging woman’s eyes


May 11th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A Briton who blinded his girlfriend by gouging out her eyes was Friday sentenced to life in prison, BBC reported.Shane Jenkin, 33, of Sea Lane, Hayle, ... Read more...

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Next 48 hours crucial for injured Malayalam comedian (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), March 10 (IANS) Doctors attending on Malayalam film comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, who was seriously hurt in a road accident in the wee hours of Saturday, have said the ... Read more...

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1,700 Chinese donate bodies for medical research


March 1st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Around 1,700 people in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai last year donated their bodies for medical research.A total of 1,698 people donated their bodies for research ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro instals equipment to handle cardiac arrests


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Thursday installed Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at two stations to provide emergency treatment if a passenger suffers a cardiac arrest."The AED is ... Read more...

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AIIMS team examines Odisha gangrape victim


January 28th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) A team of experts from New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Saturday arrived in Odisha to examine the state of a girl who ... Read more...

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CA draws up three-year plan for Cummins


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian teenaged pace sensation Patrick Cummins' dream of playing in the Indian Premier League has taken a dent after Cricket Australia (CA) announced a three-year plan ... Read more...

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AIIMS urged not to use animals for medical training


January 17th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday said it will hold a workshop on alternatives to the use of animals in MBBS ... Read more...

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China to train 35,000 medical staff for disaster situations


November 18th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) China has plans to prepare thousands of medical staff who could be helpful in emergency situations caused by disasters.According to health authorities, over 35,000 emergency response ... Read more...

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23-year-old woman ages 50 years in just days!


October 13th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A 23-year-old woman claims that she aged by 50 years in just days. Her story has sparked an internet debate asking if such rapid ageing is ... Read more...

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VJ-anchor Ayushmann’s film debut as sperm donor


October 7th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) After Ranvir Shorey, Purab Kohli and Ranvijay Singh, it is time for another VJ to rock the cinema world. Active as a television anchor and VJ, ... Read more...

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India witnessing rise in pancreatic cancer, say doctors


October 6th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs due to pancreatic cancer has brought into focus this rare and aggressive form of cancer, which is causing concern ... Read more...

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Tiwari’s refusal to give DNA sample unjustified: Court


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday said Congress leader N.D. Tiwari cannot be "physically compelled" to give DNA sample in a paternity suit by a man ... Read more...

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China bans ‘misleading’ healthcare books


July 30th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) China has stopped the publication of over 100 healthcare books suspecting them to be misleading and having been written by fake doctors and experts.China's ... Read more...

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Apex court extends ban on non-iodized salt sale (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court has extended by six more months the ban on sale of non-iodised salt for human consumption and asked the government to take ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords recovering from her skull wound


May 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is on course to recover from a gunshot into her head, doctors say. Doctors on Wednesday carried out a milestone operation on ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare to address people’s rally in Lucknow


April 28th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare is expected to address a people's rally here May 1, organisers said Thursday, asserting that the programme will go ahead even in ... Read more...

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Egypt’s general prosecutor mulls shifting Mubarak to jail


April 21st, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 21 (IANS) The Egyptian authorities were Thursday contemplating shifting ex-president Hosni Mubarak to a prison cell, MENA news agency reported. The news agency said Egypt's General Prosecutor Abdel ... Read more...

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Link between breast implants and rare form of cancer confirmed


April 20th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study has confirmed that breast implants are associated with a rare form of lymphoma, though there is no evidence yet to show that they cause cancer.The study, ... Read more...

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New world record: Heart surgery on 100-year-old man


April 8th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 8 (IANS) Italy has set a new world record in the field of medical science with an open-heart surgery on a 100-year-old man, a media report said.Medical experts ... Read more...

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Japan disaster survivors ‘to suffer mentally in coming weeks’


March 13th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 13 (ANI): Medical experts have warned of the psychological aftershocks to be felt by many survivors of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami in the weeks to come.Dr Mutsuo Ikuhara, ... Read more...

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Stem cells could cure ’silent thief of sight’


March 12th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): In a first, medical experts have reported a major scientific breakthrough wherein stem cells could be used in the battle to cure blindness in humans.Using animals in lab ... Read more...

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World’s first tissue-engineered urethras ‘a success’


March 8th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 08 (ANI): Medical experts have hailed the world's first tissue-engineered urinary tubes or urethras, grown in the lab using patients' own cells, a success.US surgeons have used the lab-grown tubes ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen attacks critics on web rant


March 7th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen has slammed his critics on an online rant.Sheen put out an hour-long live webcast, called Sheen's Korner, on ustream.tv on Saturday night, reports the Daily ... Read more...

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Taylor’s health improving: Representative


February 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Veteran actress Elizabeth Taylor, who was admitted to Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre earlier this month with symptoms of heart failure, is improving."Elizabeth Taylor's doctors continue to ... Read more...

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Man bags can cause serious back injuries: Experts


February 15th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A team of medical experts has claimed that man bags, which have become the ultimate symbol of a modern metrosexual, are responsible for causing serious back injuries.Man ... Read more...

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Brit women are taking ‘chicken fattening’ pills to have bigger butts


February 12th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Thousands of women in Britain, who are eager to have bigger bottoms, are said to be risking their lives by taking pills that have been designed to ... Read more...

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Utsav’s bail plea rejected


February 1st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 1 (IANS) A local court here Tuesday rejected the bail plea of Utsav Sharma, who attacked murdered teenager Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar outside a court here last week, and told ... Read more...

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