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Painkillers overuse causing a million headaches in Britain


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain could be suffering from constant and crippling headaches because of taking too many painkillers, according to experts.According to the National ... Read more...

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Scientists figure out how placebo works


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) What makes placebos, sugar pills with no therapeutic or curative value, work? Scientists may now have found an explanation.People who suffer from a mild infection recover, ... Read more...

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Accused child pornographer runs in by-election


August 21st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manitoba, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 43 years old, Darrell Erwin Ackman, is alleged to via for a political seat and yet he is being accused of several faults that include sexual ... Read more...

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Cure for AIDS a step closer


July 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A cure for AIDS has got a step closer after it was found that a common cancer drug can purge the disease as it lies dormant ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal’s health deteriorates


July 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 21 (IANS) The health of Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, deteriorated Saturday, doctors here said."We have put her on ventilator support to boost ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal critical after brain stroke


July 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 20 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, remained in critical condition here Friday after suffering a heart attack and brain stroke, doctors said.Doctors at ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha remains in hospital, medication adjusted: Doctor


July 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha is stable but will continue to stay in hospital Thursday as he still gets breathless, said doctor."Mr Sinha is stable. Still ... Read more...

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Malayalam actress serves legal notice om ex-husband


July 8th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 8 (IANS) Issues between divorced Malayalam star couple - Urvasi and Manoj K. Jayan - Sunday took another turn with the former commencing legal steps against the latter ... Read more...

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Dara Singh remains critical


July 8th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Wrestling champion and veteran Bollywood actor Dara Singh remains critical, a doctor said Sunday.Dara Singh, 84, was taken to the hospital Saturday following a severe cardiac ... Read more...

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Dara Singh critical


July 7th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Commonwealth wrestling champion and veteran Bollywood actor Dara Singh is critical in a Mumbai hospital following a severe cardiac problem, a hospital official said Saturday.Dara Singh, ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha’s hospital stay to continue


July 7th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, who is being treated at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital for a breathing problem, is now absolutely fine but he can't ... Read more...

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Epilepsy drugs trigger risk of fractures


July 1st, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 1 (IANS) People on anti-epileptic drugs are up to four times more likely to suffer spine, collar bone and ankle fractures than non-users of such drugs. John Wark, ... Read more...

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Woman gets $900,000 after man gives her STD


June 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) A 49-year-old American woman has been awarded $900,000 by a court after a 69-year-old retiree had sex with her and then confessed to having the sexually ... Read more...

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Spears battling attention deficit disorder?


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears is apparently suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADAH), a kind of developmental disorder.The 30-year-old, who is currently judging auditions of ... Read more...

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H1N1 cases in Kerala touches dozen


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) The number of H1N1 cases in Kerala has touched a dozen, a health official said Tuesday, adding that the authorities were fully prepared to deal with ... Read more...

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100 students suffer food poisoning on China campus


April 19th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) About 100 university students in China's Sichuan province required medication for vomiting and diarrhea Wednesday afternoon following a suspected food poisoning incident, Xinhua reported Thursday.Health authorities ... Read more...

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Beware! Pain killers could spike your BP


March 21st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 21 (IANS) Beware of painkillers - they could be spiking your blood pressure (BP) levels even without doctors suspecting the actual cause, a study reveals.Many common over-the-counter ... Read more...

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Mentally unsound son killed father, and now mother


March 15th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 15 (IANS) A 40-year-old man, who is believed to be mentally unsound and had served a three-year sentence for killing his father, has been arrested for bludgeoning his ... Read more...

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Dog gets 10,000 pound cosmetic surgery !


March 6th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A pet in Britain has been given a facelift with a cosmetic surgery worth 10,000 pounds ($15,856) for treating his excess skin over eyes and ... Read more...

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Mexico ready for trials of vaccine against heroin


February 25th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican scientists trying to develop a vaccine to prevent heroin addiction are almost ready to begin human clinical trials, a scientist said.Tests of the medication ... Read more...

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Osbourne prefers therapy over medication


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne says she prefers therapy sessions rather than medication to cope with her drug addiction issues.The 27-year-old has battled drink and drug addiction in ... Read more...

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Big B shows satisfactory progress, feels less pain


February 21st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan's health has shown considerable improvement after abdominal surgeries earlier this month. The megastar's post-surgery pain has reduced and doctors, satisfied with his progress, ... Read more...

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Asthmatic women risk unborn child’s health


February 20th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Many pregnant asthmatic women, who may be remiss in using the right medication, may end up risking the health of their unborn child, a study ... Read more...

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Yuvraj has malignant tumour, being treated in the US


February 5th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his lung and is currently undergoing chemotherapy at the Cancer Research Institute ... Read more...

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China to keep an eye on cosmetic contact lenses


January 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China will regulate the production and sale of cosmetic coloured contact lenses by including them in its list of items classified as "medical apparatus".Some people wear ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon put on diet


January 19th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon has been put on strict diet regime after his recent hospitalisation following kidney problems."I'm feeling good, I'm in the office, I'm grinding, the ... Read more...

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Heather Locklear hospitalised


January 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) "Melrose Place" actress Heather Locklear was rushed to hospital after she reportedly mixed alcohol and prescription medication."Emergency response personnel responded to a medical emergency call ... Read more...

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New device can scan brain diseases


January 13th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 13 (IANS) A device that can scan and provide a three-dimensional image of the brain to help treat diseases like Alzheimer's was developed by an Israeli firm.The non-invasive ... Read more...

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Kerala zoo hyena undergoes endoscopy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 2 (IANS) In the first such veterinary medical examination in Kerala, a 14-year-old male hyena from a zoo here underwent an endoscopy Monday for detection of bleeding ulcers.The ... Read more...

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Statins could cut mortality rate for flu patients


December 18th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Cholesterol-busting drugs or statins offer a ray of hope for people infected with severe flu by keeping mortality at bay, a study reveals. "We may be ... Read more...

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Blood test to tell whether anti-depressants work


December 16th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) In a brand new discovery in the field of psychiatry, scientists have found a new method by which it can be known whether an anti-depressant drug ... Read more...

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Rituparno Ghosh suffers infection due to eye make-up


December 15th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's cross-dressing style and fascination for make-up has left him with an eye infection."Was suffering from a strange itching, irritation in the left ... Read more...

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Zardari to be released from hospital Thursday


December 14th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, who is is being treated in a Dubai hospital, will be discharged Thursday, the president's spokesperson said Wednesday.Farhatullah Babar said Zardari's ... Read more...

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Jab that halts Alzheimer’s


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A jab that could halt Alzheimer's in its earliest stages is being tested on British patients.Some 50 men and women with mild memory problems will be ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys continues her efforts for AIDS awareness


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alicia Keys is continuing her efforts at helping create awareness to the deadly HIV/AIDS disease. The condition is blamed for the death of millions of people ... Read more...

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