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US project enables instant access to medical scans


April 30th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Patients can now instantly download their medical scans and images from an internet-based "cloud" system and distribute these to their physicians for diagnosis wherever they might ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Exposure to bodycare products linked to childhood obesity


January 21st, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Exposure to a class of chemicals known as phthalates, found in personal care products, could be triggering obesity in young children and waist circumference. Phthalates are ... Read more...

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Your shampoo could be making you fat


July 11th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Eating healthy and exercising regularly are good enough for sloughing off the pounds. But what if your body acts otherwise? Doctors have found that chemical compounds ... Read more...

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Oral sex, HPV puts non-smoking US men at highest risk for oral cancer


April 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has found that oral sex and HPV, a nasty bug with strains that causes genital warts and cervical cancer in women, is the leading cause ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Fiddler on the roof’ writer Joseph Stein dies at the age of 98 years


October 28th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joseph Stein has died at the age of 98 years.The playwright who was credited with writing the highly popular Broadway musical “Fiddler on the Roof” died ... Read more...

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Scientists one step closer to universal flu vaccine


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Researchers at Scripps Research Institute in la Jolla, California, teamed up with Peter Palese and colleagues at Mount Sinai MedicalSchool in New York to test a protein ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michael Douglas may lose his voice in cancer battle


August 18th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): Michael Douglas may loose his voice after the treatment for throat cancer, doctors have warned.The 65-year-old is to begin an aggressive course of radiation and chemotherapy to ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas Is Optimistic About His Recovery From Throat Cancer


August 17th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fans of the "Wall Street" actor Michael Douglas were shocked to hear the news that the actor has been diagnosed with throat tumor. The actor ... Read more...

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Cuban Singer “Bolero Queen” Olga Guillot Dies At 86


July 13th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Queen Of El Bolero" Cuban singer Olga Guillot breathed her last on Monday at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. The singer was 86 years old ... Read more...

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Cuba’s ‘Queen of Bolero’ dies at 87


July 13th, 2010 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Miami, July 13 (DPA) Cuban singer Olga Guillot died Monday in Miami at age 87, the daily The Miami Herald reported in its online edition. The so-called "Queen of Bolero," with hits like ... Read more...

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Man behind the phrase ‘ageism’ dies at 83


July 7th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Dr. Robert Butler, who coined the word "ageism," has died in New York City at 83.Dr Butler's daughter Christine said that he died of leukemia at Mount Sinai ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No Botox in Naomi Watts’ life, say experts


June 6th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 6 (ANI): Naomi Watts is still at her youthful best even as the actress has stepped into the fourth decade of her life. Could this be the work of a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian-origin docs ablate atrial fibrillation using visually-guided laser balloon catheter


September 19th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 19 (ANI): A pair of Indian-origin physicians at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York have become the first U.S. doctors to ablate atrial fibrillation (AFib) using a visually-guided ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lennon’s ‘Jesus’ quote mag sold for $12713


September 18th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 18 (ANI): A magazine in which John Lennon had scribbled that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus has been sold for 12,713 US dollars.In a 17 day online auction ... Read more...

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First non-surgical procedure to prevent major cause for heart-related stroke performed in US


August 22nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): A pair of Indian-origin physicians at The Mount Sinai Medical Center become the first doctors in America to perform a non-surgical procedure using sutures to tie off a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prostate cancer patients who remain disease free for 5yrs after treatment less likely to have recurr


July 3rd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Prostate cancer patients, who are treated with brachytherapy and remain free of disease for at least five years post treatment, are 97pct less likely to have a recurrence, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clinton facing surgery, lengthy recuperation after breaking elbow


June 19th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): US Secretary of State Clinton faces surgery and a lengthy recuperation after breaking her right elbow during a tumble.Husband Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea rushed to Washington ... Read more...

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Robert De Niro becomes grandpa


May 23rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): Veteran actor Robert De Niro is celebrating the arrival of his grandson.De Niro's son Raphael and Claudine DeMatos became proud parents of Nicholas De Niro at New ... Read more...

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Robert De Niro becomes a grandfather


May 22nd, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) Veteran Hollywood actor Robert De Niro has become a grandfather and is celebrating the birth of his grandson. Claudine DeMatos, who is married to De Niro's son ... Read more...

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‘Love hormone’ makes strangers look attractive


April 10th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): The so-called 'love hormone' oxytocin, which is linked to a mother's tender feelings for her child and long-term devotion between partners, can play a crucial role in picking ... Read more...

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MRI brain scans may offer accurate, early Alzhimers diagnosis


December 19th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A study has lent some force to the suggestion that MRI scans, which detect shrinkage in specific regions of the mid-brain, can accurately diagnose Alzheimers disease before ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Karolina Kurkova’’s missing belly button mystery solved


November 22nd, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 22 (ANI): After appearing at a shoot for Victoria''s Secret in Miami Beach, Karolina Kurkova became the talk of the town, thanks to her looks, curves and a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Heavy drinkers, smokers more likely to develop Alzheimer’s early


April 17th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A Florida-based researcher of Indian origin has found that heavy drinkers and heavy smokers are more likely to develop Alzheimers disease early than those who do not ... Read more...

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Heavy drinkers, smokers early victims of Alzheimer’s


April 17th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Heavy drinkers and smokers develop Alzheimer's disease years earlier than those who stay away from alcohol and tobacco, according to a study. The study looked at 938 people ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow turns to Kabbalah


February 7th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 07 (ANI): Actress Gwyneth Paltrow who is reportedly pregnant with her third child is said to have returned to her pal Madonna's Kabbalah faith.The rumours started after Paltrow was seen ... Read more...

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