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British lab growing human body parts


May 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) British experts are growing human body parts like nose and ears in laboratory, Daily Mail reported Sunday."This is a nose we're growing for a patient next ... Read more...

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India, Kuwait to cooperate on healthcare


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India and Kuwait Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on bilateral medical cooperation to boost healthcare, a government statement said."The union health secretary P.K. ... Read more...

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Kerala hospital introduces new diagnostic tool


January 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) For the first time in south India, a hospital here has introduced 'Wireless Capsule Endoscopy', a new diagnostic tool for the non-invasive detection of small bowel ... Read more...

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Mumbai medicos develop device against heavy menstrual bleeding


January 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) A two-member team of municipal hospital doctors, with help from some IIT engineers and a US-based company, have developed a new device offering revolutionary treatment for ... Read more...

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Honey can help reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics


April 13th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A study has found that Manuka honey could help in clearing chronically infected wounds, and even in reversing bacterial resistance to antibiotics.Professor Rose Cooper from the University of ... Read more...

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Seminar on prevention of bio-piracy begins Tuesday


March 21st, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) With bio-piracy of genetic resources becoming an issue of great concern, India is hosting an international conference starting Tuesday to discuss protection of traditional knowledge.The ... Read more...

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Vaccine made with synthetic gene shows promise against pneumonia


February 22nd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed an experimental vaccine that appears to protect against an increasingly common and particularly deadly form of ... Read more...

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Could shark skin lead to possible cure for bacterial infections?


February 7th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): We think of sharks as the ultimate predators but if a material that prevents bacterial growth really works, we may soon owe them our lives.Modern medicine has defeated ... Read more...

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Antibiotics may up irritable bowel syndrome risk in kids


January 18th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Antibiotics may heighten the risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and Crohn's disease in children.Scientists believe the drugs may encourage harmful bugs and other organisms to grow in ... Read more...

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Italy’s church official condemns medicine Nobel


October 5th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 5 (IANS/AKI) A Vatican Church official in Italy condemned the move to award the Nobel Prize for Medicine to in-vitro fertilisation pioneer Robert Edwards as "out of order" because ... Read more...

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The art of making antibiotics is 2000 years old


September 6th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Ancient Nubians were regularly consuming antibiotic tetracycline, most likely in their beer, according to a chemical analysis of their bones. The finding is the strongest evidence yet that ... Read more...

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Bionic Heart Ensures That A Bride Is Alive


May 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Love conquers it all!’ is a phrase in which bride, Ally Smith, and beau, Mike Babineaux, have faith in entirely!Ally Smith, an athletic college freshman, ... Read more...

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Unhealthy habits put Brit teens ‘at increased premature death risk’


April 30th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Increasing binge drinking and smoking habits are putting British teenage girls at increased risk of premature death, a worldwide study has claimed.The study claimed that British teenage ... Read more...

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After animal butchery, Nepal sees blood-drinking fest


March 11th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 11 (IANS) Four months after Nepal came under fire from animal lovers worldwide for holding the biggest animal sacrifice fair in its southern plains, hundreds of people are ... Read more...

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Court seeks response on three-year medical course (Lead)


March 10th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to make its stand clear on a plea seeking a three-year course on primary health to allow non-MBBS doctors ... Read more...

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Court asks government to file response on MBBS course


March 10th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to make its stand clear on a plea that a short-term course on primary health was required to allow ... Read more...

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Genetic test may help ‘personalize’ drugs for cancer patients


March 1st, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): A genetic test that predicts how well chemotherapy will work in cancer patients is being developed by scientists.According to creators, the revolutionary test will allow doctors to prescribe ... Read more...

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Study explains why humans outlive apes


January 27th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at the USC Davis School of Gerontology have found why humans outlive apes.The genetic adaptation that increases human lifespan is also responsible for ... Read more...

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Consider 3-year MBBS course for rural healthcare: court


January 10th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Voicing concern over the poor state of rural health services, the Delhi High Court has asked the health ministry to consider launching a special medical course of ... Read more...

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Apex court suggests 3-year MBBS to meet rural health needs


November 18th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Taking serious note of the fact that basic health facilities were not reaching the poor in rural areas, the Delhi High Court Wednesday in a ... Read more...

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Laugh your way to good health


November 10th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 10 (IANS) Some 400 clowns and doctors skilled at clowning took part in an international conference in Buenos Aires to present scientific evidence, backed by their own experience, to ... Read more...

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Youngsters ‘more willing to donate blood’


October 14th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 14 (ANI): The younger generation is more willing to donate blood, a new Canadian survey has found.The study, which was published at BioMed Central's open access International Journal of Health ... Read more...

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New drug may help treat childhood leukemia


July 29th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Scientists from Tel Aviv University have found a drug that may act as an alternative to traumatic chemotherapy for childhood leukaemia."Modern medicine can cure eight out of 10 ... Read more...

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‘Rural posting for postgraduate medical students not feasible’


February 27th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Raising concern over the central government's decision to make one year rural posting mandatory for doctors seeking post-graduation, the Medical Council of India (MCI) Friday said it ... Read more...

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Centre makes one year rural posting mandatory for post graduate medical students


February 25th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): The Centre has decided to make one-year combined rural posting of doctors mandatory for those seeking post-graduation from the next academic session. It is a step towards ... Read more...

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Soon, water with life-sustaining coenzyme CoQ10


July 25th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): A team of experts at the University of California, Santa Barbara including Indian-origin post-doctoral researcher Subir Ghorai says that recent advances in chemistry may make it possible ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover structure of key Ebola virus protein


July 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) say that they have uncovered the shape of the Ebola virus spike protein, which is necessary for viral entry into ... Read more...

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Ugandan women shunning hospitals to give birth traditionally


July 3rd, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Henry Wasswa Kampala (Uganda), July 3 (DPA) Milly Nalwadda believed that when she checked into a hospital in Uganda instead of using a traditional birth attendant, she was doing the best thing ... Read more...

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Study shows individual genome changes over a lifetime


June 25th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Certain types of chemical, or epigenetic marks on an individual's DNA sequence change during his or her lifetime and the amount of change is similar among family ... Read more...

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Medical images may soon be transmitted via cell phones


April 30th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 30 (ANI): Not everyone has easy access to medical centres having ultrasounds, X-rays, magnetic resonance images and other medical imaging technology. But now thanks to a Hebrew University ... Read more...

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Oriental mushroom may help fight cancer


April 16th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 16 (ANI): An exotic mushroom widely used in oriental medicine contains chemicals that may fight breast cancer, says a new study.Extracts of the fungus, Phellinus linteus, have been used ... Read more...

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Indian video encyclopedia launches exclusive index pages for Ayurveda and massage


March 26th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 26 (ANI/Business Wire India): The web based Indian video encyclopedia www.indiavideo.org launches exclusive index pages for Ayurveda and massage. The portal aims at providing information to the students of ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic practitioners seek to be abreast of modern medicine


February 19th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
By Ravi Khandelwal Jalandhar, Feb 19 (ANI): Ayurveda, which is one of the oldest and most holistic medical systems, suffered a setback during Medieval and British rule in India. But, institutions like, Dayanand ... Read more...

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Taiwan doctors hold medical camp in Dharamsala


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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