45 voodoo priests lynched in Haiti for cholera deaths

December 24th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port Au Prince (Haiti), Dec 24 (IANS) At least 45 people - most of them voodoo priests - have been lynched by angry mobs blaming them for the spread of the cholera ... Read more...

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60 Minutes: Lost children of Haiti

July 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The earthquake in Haiti may have happened sometime ago, but its effects are still being felt by the residents of the country. The natural ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘60 Minutes’ Focuses On The Lost Children Of Haiti

July 12th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) CBS covered the life of the children of Haiti post the devastating earthquake in its one hour episode of '60 Minutes'. The show revealed that more ... Read more...

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Pill that tells brain to stop eating in offing

January 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Researchers are working to develop a pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells our brain to stop eating and, hence, reverse obesity. Leptin regulates appetite in mammals and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Weight-loss pill on the anvil

January 27th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists from University of Montreal are developing an appetite suppressing pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells the brain to stop eating.Leptin regulates appetite in mammals ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Egg white could be foetuses’ puncture repair kit

January 8th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Scientists at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, have shown that egg white can act as a sealant for the amnion, a membrane that surrounds developing ... Read more...

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Messi doubtful for Catalan derby after Kiev injury

December 10th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 10 (DPA) European Footballer of the Year Lionel Messi is doubtful for Saturday's Catalan derby between Barcelona and Espanyol. The Argentine winger suffered a bad foul at the end of Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Periodontal disease linked to diabetes risk

August 7th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): While diabetes has long been believed to be a risk factor for periodontal infections, a new study has shown that the reverse might also be true.Researchers from ... Read more...

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