medical field

Stethoscope helps doctors win patients’ trust

August 13th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 13 (IANS) Doctors sporting 'iconic' medical symbols like stethoscope during e-consultations seem to win their patient's trust, says a new Australian research.The six-month e-health project was undertaken by ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ had huge impact: Imran Khan (Movie Snippets)

August 9th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan believes his uncle Aamir Khan's TV show "Satyamev Jayate", which brought social issues to the fore, has had a great impact on ... Read more...

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Shanta Kumar’s trust-run hospital opens in Himachal

July 24th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 23 (IANS) A 200-bedded hospital, the dream project of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Shanta Kumar, was inaugurated here Monday.The multi-specialty medical college ... Read more...

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Kerala to give ayurveda highest priority

February 15th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) The six-day long Global Ayurveda Festival that concluded here Tuesday saw the Kerala government giving its assurance that it will do everything possible to promote ayurveda ... Read more...

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Insects resort to mimicry for sheer survival

December 19th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) Insects resort to camouflage to resemble inanimate objects to evade attacks by predators, especially at the larval stage, reveals a study. Researchers have uncovered evidence of ... Read more...

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Cancer can be fought — and won

November 16th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) With new breakthroughs in medicine and early diagnosis, any type of cancer can be overcome, experts said Wednesday at the All India Institute of Medical ... Read more...

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US, UAE discuss bilateral ties

September 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the US and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met here Saturday to discuss bilateral cooperation in the health sector.Hanif Hassan, UAE minister of ... Read more...

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Health and medicine fields expected to have major advances in 2011

January 4th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There were several breakthroughs in the health and medical world in 2010. That has got several people very interested in what will happen in 2011 in ... Read more...

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Michael Lohan furious with ‘enabler’ ex-wife

December 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Michael Lohan has called ex-wife Dina an "enabler" after news surfaced that she advised daughter Lindsay not to take a drug test."Dina made the mistake of being overheard ... Read more...

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Cold caps help cancer patients keep their hair

December 21st, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the United States have found an ingenuous way to help keep the hair of cancer patients.Though the experiment has been carried on only four ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that makes morally sound decisions!

November 12th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Two researchers have programmed a robot to behave in an ethical manner, so that it makes morally sound decisions.Based on certain facts and outcomes, the robot must weigh ... Read more...

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Health overhaul may usher in free birth control

November 1st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Women in the United States may soon experience birth control at zero cost, thanks to the new health care reform that will soon be implemented. Well ... Read more...

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Review medical test for aspirants, court tells CRPF

September 12th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to review a four-decade-old policy on constituting medical boards for screening job seekers. Justice ... Read more...

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Docs aim to reduce radiation doses for children

August 1st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Medical professionals have been taking measures to reduce children's exposure to radiation during diagnostic tests such as CT scans as their changing bodies and brains are especially sensitive. And ... Read more...

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Recall Of Motrin Could Have Taken Place In 2008 Itself As Its Problems Were Then Known To Johnson and Johnson

May 28th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Associated Press has been able to gain possession of some significant papers from the American Food And Drug Administration (FDA). The rationale ... Read more...

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Banned items can’t be spotted easily

April 21st, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Airport security employees may miss harder-to-spot prohibited items after identifying an easy-to-spot item such as a water bottle in scanners at security checks, research shows. Missing items in a ... Read more...

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We won’t neglect Indian community, says Malaysian leader

April 5th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia), April 5 (IANS) Indians who had made significant contribution to Malaysia's Sabah state would not be neglected, Chief Minister Musa Aman has assured the community. "We have always acknowledged ... Read more...

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Young or old, all fall for anti-ageing packages

March 12th, 2010 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) There was a time when middle-aged women would resort to facials and thermo packs to rejuvenate their looks. But now wrinkles or patchy skin are ... Read more...

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“Micro Ear” Is Yet Another Revolution

February 28th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brand new device called micro ear might just change the realm of technology as researchers claim. The scientists back at the Glasgow University ... Read more...

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EU pledges 3 million euros in aid to Haiti

January 13th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 13 (DPA) The European Union's executive Wednesday sent 3 million euros ($4.3 million) in aid to earthquake-hit Haiti, with more funding expected in the coming days. One EU expert is already ... Read more...

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Germany looks at business cooperation with Kerala

December 29th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvnanthapuram, Dec 29 (IANS) Germany wants to work in sectors such as roads and infrastructure development in Kerala, German Ambassador in India Thomas Matussek said Tuesday. "Germany is keen to cooperate with Kerala ... Read more...

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‘Rocket Singh Salesman Of The Year’ Released On December 11, 2009

December 11th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shimit Amin directed and Aditya Chopra produced 'Rocket Singh Salesman of the Year' is a much awaited movie of 2009. Ranbir Kapoor stars in the film ... Read more...

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Swayze didn’t want mum to know about his cancer

October 1st, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Late Hollywood star Patrick Swayze tried to keep the news of his cancer under wraps before his mum, fearing the revelation would complicate her situation before she ... Read more...

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Patrick Swayze: He Made A Generation Swoon Over Dancing

September 16th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Patrick Swayze can certainly be called the man who had inspired a generation of woman to fancy dancing, with his tough gentleness and graceful moves.On Monday, September 14th, the ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genes that let creepy-crawlies in Arctic survive deep freeze

July 21st, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A team of scientists has identified a suite of genes that help Arctic springtails survive freezing temperatures by dehydrating themselves before the coldest weather sets in.Melody Clark ... Read more...

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Nanny for Travolta’s son was not qualified

January 10th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) The male nanny who was taking care of John Travolta's late son Jett was not qualified and was only a Scientologist photographer. According to, nanny Jeff ... Read more...

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CBSE ties up with Fortis, Apollo to produce paramedics

June 1st, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), in collaboration with tertiary care hospitals like Fortis, Apollo and Wockhardt, is introducing a new course in ... Read more...

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Scientist creates Smart Bandages to test cholesterol, blood sans needles

May 17th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Smart bandages developed by a Mississippi State University electrical engineering researcher may completely do away with the need to use needles for testing cholesterol, insulin and blood ... Read more...

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Post-graduate diploma for doctors in eastern India

April 19th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) The Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, will start a distance education programme here offering post-graduate diploma in family medicine for general practitioners (GPs) of West Bengal and other ... Read more...

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Government takes steps to promote medical tourism

March 4th, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) To promote India as a medical tourism destination, the government has taken several steps, including issuing a new visa to foreign travellers coming to the country for ... Read more...

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