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Sustained drinking may lead to early stroke: New study


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) People taking three or more alcoholic drinks in daily life may be at a higher risk of stroke earlier in life than those who do not ... Read more...

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Indian Navy launches healthcare management system


August 30th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian Navy Thursday became the first of the four armed forces to launch a comprehensive health care information management system (HIMS) to ensure naval hospital ... Read more...

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It’s never too late to walk for life


August 28th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) They say it is never too late. And the saying seems very much true when it comes to going for a walk, as experts have found ... Read more...

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Cholera outbreak in Cuba after 130 years


July 15th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 15 (IANS) In the first cholera outbreak reported in 130 years, Cuba's health ministry confirmed 158 cases of the disease hitting the Caribbean island nation this month, according ... Read more...

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Dutch man fathers 82 kids


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) In a bid to help childless women become mothers, a 42-year-old Dutch man launched a free "baby making" service nine years ago. The man has sex ... Read more...

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Katara murder: Court sets up panel to probe convicts’ hospital visits


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Taking serious note of allegations that Nitish Katara murder convict Vikas Yadav, who visited AIIMS for treatment, left the hospital Diwali night without informing the ... Read more...

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Nitish Katara murder: Court seeks Vikas Yadav’s health records


February 1st, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought Nitish Katara murder convict Vikas Yadav's medical records from Tihar Jail authorities on a plea filed by the victim's ... Read more...

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Bracken takes Cricket Australia to court


October 12th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken has initiated legal action against the Cricket Australia (CA), claiming that it did not protect him enough when he was ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s journalists spied on British intelligence chief


September 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Journalists from Rupert Murdoch's News International group spied on the woman chief of Britain's intelligence agency MI5 to uncover her personal life, a media report said ... Read more...

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Six hacked to death in China


September 14th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Six people, including two pre-schoolers, were killed Wednesday morning in a Chinese city by a man armed with an axe. The attack took place on a street ... Read more...

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Snacking on sugary stuff raises risk of womb cancer


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Snacking on biscuits, buns or cakes two to three times a week can increase the risk of a woman's chances of developing womb cancer by 33 ... Read more...

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Sponge found in woman’s belly 15 years after surgery


August 1st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) An Australian court has allowed a woman to sue a surgeon after he allegedly left a piece of sponge inside her stomach during an operation 15 ... Read more...

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Teenage obesity raises cancer risk


June 16th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Men who were overweight or obese as teenagers are more likely to die from cancer in later life, says a study.Even losing weight during middle age ... Read more...

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Laptop with over eight mn medical records missing


June 15th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) A laptop containing more than eight million medical records of patients has gone missing from a research building in a biggest-ever security breach of its kind ... Read more...

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Gastric bypass surgery linked to increased fracture risk


June 5th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) People who have had gastric bypass (bariatric) or other weight-loss surgeries have an even higher risk of fractures than previously found.Such people have 2.3 times the ... Read more...

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National health portal approved


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The finance ministry has approved the health ministry's proposal to set up a national health portal - the one-stop space for health-related information, Minister of ... Read more...

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Two lab officials to be charged in Kerala’s Abhaya case


May 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Thiruvananthapuram Chief Judicial Magistrate Cherian Varghese Tuesday ordered two government officials to be formally charged for allegedly tampering with medical reports in Sister Abhaya's death.The order ... Read more...

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‘Physios shy away from showing injured to sports medicine doctors’


May 27th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Indian Federation of Sports Medicine president P.S.M.Chandran said that when physiotherapists like Andrew Leipus style themselves as doctors, athletes like Gautam Gambhir become the ... Read more...

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Getting along with co-workers ensures longer life


May 11th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) People who have a good peer support system at work may live longer than those who don't.This effect of peer social support was most pronounced amongst ... Read more...

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Mom loses custody battle over breast cancer


May 10th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) A US woman has lost a bitter child custody battle for having breast cancer, according to a media report Tuesday.A North Carolina judge denied Alaina Giordano ... Read more...

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Elton John’s son will undergo a paternity test


April 25th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Singer Elton John has confirmed that his son will undergo a paternity test in a bid to determine whether the singer or his partner David Furnish ... Read more...

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Inhaled corticosteroid therapy helps reduce pneumonia mortality


April 16th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): An analysis has indicated that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are hospitalized for pneumonia and treated with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) have decreased mortality when compared ... Read more...

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Statins reduce pneumonia death rates: Study


April 5th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): A study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has suggested that taking statins could help prevent people dying from pneumonia.The researchers found that the ... Read more...

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Working 11 hours can up heart attack risk by 67 percent


April 5th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) People who spend more than 11 hours a day at work increase their chances of having a heart attack by 67 percent, a study has found. ... Read more...

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11-hour work days ‘can increase heart attack risk by 67pc’


April 5th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Those who spend more than 11 hours at work increase their chance of having a heart attack by two thirds, according to a new study.Researchers from University College ... Read more...

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Judge wants to review Michael Jackson medical records


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor ruled on Tuesday that he would review medical records from Michael Jackson’s dermatologists before he would hand it over ... Read more...

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People with memory problems ‘may be at higher risk for stroke’


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that people who have memory problems or other declines in their mental abilities may be at higher risk for stroke.For the study, researchers ... Read more...

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Shingles ‘more common than previously thought’


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that recurrences of shingles-condition that causes a specific type of skin rash and severe pain-is more common than doctors have suspected.The study has ... Read more...

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Women with false-positive mammograms suffer serious anxiety


January 14th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Women who received false-positive mammograms report, face serious anxiety and reduced quality of life for at least a year, according to a study.Researchers from The Netherlands show that ... Read more...

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Anti-epileptic drugs ‘increase risk of fracture in older adults’


January 11th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A new study has found that most anti-epileptic drugs are associated with an increased risk of non-traumatic fracture in individuals 50 years of age and older.Nathalie Jetté, of ... Read more...

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UK pugilist Haye in talks for fight with Russia’s Chagaev


January 7th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.7 (ANI): British boxer David Haye has started talks to defend his world title against Ruslan Chagaev at the end of May.According to The Sun, the WBA champion is hoping contracts ... Read more...

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MJ’s mum may hold key to doctor’s fate in mystery death case


November 11th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Texas Medical Board is seeking help from late Michael Jackson's mother Katherine against King of Pop's doctor Dr. Conrad Murray, it has emerged.The Medical Board wants for ... Read more...

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Police Finds Prosthetic Leg After Wide Search, Believed To Be Zahra Clare Baker’s


October 28th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police has been frantically searching for a 10 year old North Carolina girl Zahra Clare Baker, who suddenly disappeared early October. The law enforcement officials ... Read more...

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Brit mum kills 3-year-old daughter, dissolves body in acid


October 27th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A schizophrenic Brit mother killed her 3-year-old girl by stabbing the child to death and then tried dissolving the body in acid.Alia Ahmed Jama's body was discovered by ... Read more...

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Over-the-counter weight-reducing products can cause harm, may even kill


October 14th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A new study has warned that 'natural' slimming therapies can have an adverse effect on users and may even kill.The study of medical records in Hong Kong revealed ... Read more...

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