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Mormon church leader accused of attacking another person


August 10th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A church leader of the Latter- Day Saints Church in Utah is in court over charges that he bit another man’s penis. The church leader is being ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh couple create new record for arthritic surgery


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) One year ago, 94-year-old S.N. Bhatt of Chattisgarh's Bhilai steel township became the oldest man to undergo knee replacement surgery in both his knees. Now, ... Read more...

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Mubarak faking bad health in court: Report


May 15th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 15 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been exaggerating the extent of his medical problems during recent court appearances, where he has been charged with killing hundreds ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram surrenders, sent to Tihar (Third Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Ailing former telecom minister Sukh Ram Saturday surrendered in a court here in a graft case and was sent to Tihar Jail. The 84-year-old appeared ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram surrenders, sent to Tihar Jail (Second Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Ailing former telecom minister Sukh Ram Saturday surrendered in a Delhi court in a graft case and was sent to Tihar Jail. The 84-year-old appeared ... Read more...

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China sets guidelines for doctors


December 27th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Medical ethics and doctor-patient relationship guidelines have been written into a draft meant to systematize medical practitioners' performances, China's health ministry said.The draft was posted on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stress turns hair grey


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Stress can turn your hair grey, say scientists.They have found how stress hormone adrenaline causes damage that could lead to a variety of conditions - such ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Court slams Tiwari for avoiding test (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday slammed Congress leader N.D. Tiwari for flouting its order and not giving blood samples for a paternity test in a ... Read more...

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Frog feet could solve sticky medical problems


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) White's tree frogs have specially adapted self-cleaning feet which could solve some of the sticky medical problems as they could provide a re-useable, effective adhesive."Tree frog ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Zsa Zsa Gabor mansion put on the market


June 9th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After weeks of speculating that they might offer their house for sale, Zsa Zsa Gabor and husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt have placed the house on the market. ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Christian to Battle for Edge’s Belt


April 16th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night's WWE Smackdown was all about Edge. The Rated R Superstar announced on WWE Monday Night Raw that he would be retiring, due to medical problems. ... Read more...

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Plant oil may be a key in the fight against obesity


March 24th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher has found a plant oil that may be able to reduce belly fat in humans.Belly fat leads to serious medical problems, including diabetes, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Depression, age, medical problems linked to dependence post stroke


March 15th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that people who have stroke are more likely to be dependent if they are depressed, older or have other medical problems."Post-stroke depression is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Depression may heighten risk of kidney failure


March 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Depression, already implicated in cardiac disease, is also a factor in the increased risk of developing kidney failure.Lead investigator Willem Kop, neuropsychologist at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi residents seek rollback of service tax on hospitals


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Smaller private hospitals and clinics are planning to hike the bill for patients, two days after the budget proposed a service tax on 25-bed ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor hospitalised


February 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Veteran actress Elizabeth Taylor has been hospitalised for monitoring the symptoms caused by congestive heart failure.The 78-year-old was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles earlier ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor hospitalised after heart failure


February 12th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Actress Elizabeth Taylor has been admitted to a Los Angeles hospital to treat symptoms of congestive heart failure.The 78-year-old was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for the "ongoing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US court finds ‘mentally impaired’ Stanford ‘incompetent’ to face trial in fraud case


January 27th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, Jan 27(ANI): The upcoming trial of former Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, accused of fleecing investors out of seven billion dollars in a pyramid scheme, has been delayed after a federal judge ... Read more...

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Sleeping with your pet could make you sick


January 25th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Sleeping beside your pet could increase the risk of contracting anything from worms to the bubonic plague, researchers say.Of the 250 known diseases transmitted from animals to humans, ... Read more...

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Cricket tycoon Stanford’s fraud case delayed over mental incompetence to face trial


January 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): The upcoming trial of former Texas billionaire and cricket tycoon R. Allen Stanford, accused of fleecing investors out of seven billion dollars in a pyramid scheme, has been ... Read more...

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Carmelo Anthony’s Sister Passes Away At 36


December 24th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tragedy stuck on Wednesday when Denver Nuggets' forward Carmelo Anthony received the news of his sister's death. The untimely death of his sister, Michelle Anthony, has ... Read more...

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US Af-Pak envoy Holbrooke hospitalized


December 11th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11(ANI): U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, was hospitalized on Friday after falling ill during a State Department meeting in Washington.State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said ... Read more...

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Moderate alcohol consumption cuts ‘risk of metabolic diseases’


November 30th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers have found that moderate drinkers tend to have about 30 per cent lower risk of developing late onset diabetes than do non-drinkers, and moderate drinkers also tend ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Late-preterm babies ‘at greater risk for cognitive, emotional problems’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that late-preterm babies, those born between 34 and 36 weeks, face an increased risk of cognitive and emotional problems.The findings held up ... Read more...

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Kiwi docs ask alcoholics to keep boozing!


November 7th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 07 (ANI): Doctors in New Zealand are telling the alcoholics to continue boozing as they do not have enough acute detoxification beds to help them get rid of the condition.A ... Read more...

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Handheld fertility device ‘as effective as IVF’


October 19th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): A handheld fertility device, developed by former students of Cambridge University, is as effective as IVF for couples struggling to conceive, it has been claimed.The DuoFertility system measures ... Read more...

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‘Racist’ UK policies behind deaths of 77 asylum seekers, migrants: IRR


October 18th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Racist asylum and immigration policies in the UK have led to the deaths of 77 asylum seekers and migrants over the past four years, according to a report ... Read more...

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The “miracle” Royal Marine who survived a Taliban bullet through his brain


October 16th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Recalling the time when a bullet went clean through his brain during a battle in Afghanistan, a Royal Marine has said that he owes his life ... Read more...

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Martin Shah to return to stage


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Veteran British actor Martin Shah is preparing to take to the stage again - just five days after he collapsed while performing in a play. The 65-year-old shocked theatre-goers ... Read more...

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Foldit computer game that tackles protein folding becomes a rage


August 5th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Foldit, which turns one of the hardest problems in molecular biology into a game a bit reminiscent of Tetris, has become a rage among common people as it ... Read more...

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Orientation programme held for Haj pilgrims in Poonch


July 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
By N S SasanPoonch (J-K), July 25 (ANI): The Haj Committee in Jammu and Kashmir conducted an orientation camp for prospective Muslim pilgrims from the Poonch region.The objective of this camp ... Read more...

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UAE issues fatwa against ‘haram’ vuvuzelas


July 10th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 10(ANI): A fatwa has been issued against vuvuzelas in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying that the plastic horns will not be permitted in the Gulf country if they exceed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Teenage mothers more likely to give birth prematurely


July 10th, 2010 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Teenage mothers are more likely to give birth prematurely and have underweight babies, study shows. The study also indicated that one quarter of teenage mothers get pregnant again before ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

South African magistrate says vuvuzelas okay in field but not in court!


July 8th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 8(ANI): A South African magistrate in one of Cape Town's special World Cup courts ordered the court orderlies' to shut the windows following repeated disturbance from Vuvuzelas from a ... Read more...

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Blame your ancestors if you don’t get a tan


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): People who remain pale and never tan have their ancestors to blame for choosing to live in the northern reaches of the globe, while those who easily achieve ... Read more...

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