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‘Iodine deficiency leaves third of world population at risk’

July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Iodine deficiency leaves one third of the world's population exposed to adverse health conditions that can cause everything from mild learning difficulties to severe retardation, cretinism ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Certain genetic makeup reduces the brain’s neurons in drug addicts

March 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has shown that that drug addicted individuals who have a certain genetic makeup have lower gray matter density-and therefore fewer neurons-in areas of the brain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global vaccine company to be set up in India

September 17th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) In what was described as a global first, American pharmaceutical giant Merck and Britain's largest charity, Wellcome Trust Thursday announced the formation of an India-based nonprofit company that ... Read more...

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Guy Ritchie’s London pub under investigation over noise

August 13th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Brit director Guy Ritchie's London pub is said to be under investigation after locals complained about there being too much noise.Ritchie, 40, who bought The Punchbowl in ... Read more...

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Indian breakthrough: ’superpill’ halves heart attack, stroke risks

March 31st, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 31 (IANS) Indian medical scientists have announced a major breakthrough by developing a six-in-one pill that can significantly reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke and ... Read more...

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Amnesty fears China plans to execute convicted spy

November 22nd, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (DPA) Amnesty International Saturday said it feared China planned to execute a man convicted of spying for Taiwan and sentenced to death 18 months ago.A Beijing court this week ... Read more...

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New way found to suppress ‘hunger hormone’

September 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) An Indian American medical scientist has successfully suppressed levels of 'hunger hormone' ghrelin in pigs, which could pave the way for a lasting solution to obesity in people.He ... Read more...

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