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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 |

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...

Posted in World |

‘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...

Posted in Books |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

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 |

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 |

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...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

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 |

Phelps Kellogg’’s sugar cereal endorsement draws flak from health experts


August 20th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 20 (ANI): Ace swimmer Michael Phelps has drawn some flak from health experts about his deal to appear on boxes of the Kellogg''s brand sugar cereal, which has ... 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...

Posted in National |

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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