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Test to predict premature births discovered


September 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new method to predict premature births, based on a new blood test that looks at two specific proteins, combined with an established ... Read more...

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New blood test detects deadly calcium deposits


September 7th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, Sep 7 (IANS) A new test could identify individuals who are likely to develop potentially deadly calcium deposits in their tissues and blood vessels, a precursor to chronic kidney ... Read more...

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Ganguly ’surprised’ at Yuvraj’s recall


August 10th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 10 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Friday expressed surprise over the recall of stylish batsman Yuvraj Singh to the India squad for the upcoming World T20 championship ... Read more...

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Indian-American surgeon to bring low-cost heart therapy to India


August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Dr Mukesh Hariawala, an award winning Indian-American artificial heart surgeon, is set to introduce a unique low-cost "triple heart therapy" in India to help patients ... Read more...

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We need to break ground with new ideas: Director Dibakar Banerjee (Interview)


June 8th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Leave your comfort zone and focus on new ideas and new people to break new ground, says director Dibakar Banerjee who did the same with ... Read more...

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France sees increase in jobseekers


May 31st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Jobseekers in France increased by 0.1 percent in April from a month earlier, as tepid economic growth slowed job creation in the eurozone's second largest economy, ... Read more...

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Harry Potter’s idea inspires rapid blood test


May 7th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 7 (IANS) Inspired by J.K. Rowling, who authored the Harry Potter series, scientists have created a rapid new blood test that literally spells out a patient's blood type ... Read more...

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Common parasite linked to severe birth defects


April 15th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Scientists have identified specific strains of the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, which may account for premature births and severe birth defects in the US. Pregnant women can ... Read more...

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Pain killers retard recovery from heart attack


April 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Giving pain killers to heart attack patients may actually retard their recovery. The stabbing ache in the chest, for instance, is felt when it actually stimulates ... Read more...

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Financial crisis subsides: Sarkozy


January 30th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 30 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Sunday that the spiralling financial crisis had subsided as efforts to restore stability in the Eurozone had borne fruit."Today, with caution, ... Read more...

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Bolton’s Cahill set for Chelsea move


December 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers boss Owen Coyle confirmed Friday that England defender Gary Cahill is set for a switch to Stamford Bridge.The English international will become the first ... Read more...

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Novel hydrogel regenerates burnt skin tissues


December 14th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed a hydrogel that regenerated healthy and scar-free tissue on skin damaged by severe burns.The procedure which promotes the formation of new blood vessels ... Read more...

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IOA to form Athletes Commission


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has decided to set up an 11-member Athletes Commission that will be selected by sportspersons who have qualified for the ... Read more...

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Blood pressure drug a boon for stroke patients


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) A commonly prescribed blood pressure lowering medication appears to kickstart recovery after a stroke by boosting blood vessel growth. The discovery, based on a study using ... Read more...

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New blood test to diagnose heart attacks


September 21st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A possible new blood test based on the presence of a protein released after a heart attack, could help diagnose an attack, new research suggests.Loyola ... Read more...

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New blood test will warn of premature births


September 6th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A new blood test could warn mothers whether they are at risk of giving premature birth. About 80 percent of premature births can be pinpointed early ... Read more...

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Dan Aykroyd keen to start work on ‘Ghostbusters 3′


August 26th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Dan Aykroyd is really keen to start work on the movie Ghostbusters 3 and is also hoping that it could be released as early as ... Read more...

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Researchers certify healing power of honey


June 30th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Honey has the power to heal wounds faster, besides making them smaller, says a new study.It has been used to treat wounds in humans since ancient ... Read more...

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Blind man’s sight restored after 55 years


June 18th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 18 (IANS) A man in New York, who was blind in one eye for 55 years, has got his sight back.The patient - now 63 - was ... Read more...

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Old blood or new? New technique can tell


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Old blood used in transfusions can have serious side effects. But now a technique can tell the difference between new and old red blood cells, providing ... Read more...

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New blood test can predict how long one will live


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) A new blood test could help predict how long someone has to live, based on how fast they are ageing. Researchers have developed the $700 test, ... Read more...

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Royal Emirates Group buys Spanish soccer club


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The Dubai-based Royal Emirates Group investment firm confirmed Thursday the purchase of Spanish first division soccer club Getafe, which is to be renamed "Getafe Team Dubai".The ... Read more...

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Cuban president proposes to set term limits for officials


April 17th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Office terms of high-ranking officials in Cuba should be limited to 10 years, Cuban President Raul Castro told the 6th Communist Party Congress which opened ... Read more...

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Reports of Gaddafi leaving power ridiculous, says son


April 12th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 12 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, who is facing international pressure to quit power, is ready to talk "even with the devil" but reports about his stepping down ... Read more...

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Libya could become “new Somalia” if civil war breaks out: Koussa


April 12th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Former Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa has warned that the crisis hit nation run by Colonel Muammar Gaddafi could become a "new Somalia" if a civil war breaks ... Read more...

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Rumours about Gaddafi stepping down “ridiculous: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi


April 12th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 12 (ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, has rubbished talks of a change of leadership, and termed rumours of his father stepping down as "ridiculous."Saif, however, said it ... Read more...

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Scientists find new way to ’starve’ cancer cells


April 5th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new treatment for cancer which rather than attacking tumours directly, prevents the growth of new blood vessels in tumours, starving them of oxygen and ... Read more...

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Former Oz Test stars want youth into Australian one-day cricket team


March 27th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Former Test stars have called for Michael Clarke to be handed the one-day captaincy in the next fortnight as pressure intensifies on national selectors to inject new blood ... Read more...

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Novel method might help block for tumour growth


March 15th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Combining two experimental anticancer peptide agents might simultaneously block formation of new tumour blood vessels while also inhibiting the growth of tumour cells, suggests a new study.This early ... Read more...

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Molecule that can increase blood flow in vascular disease identified


March 11th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a molecule that can increase blood flow in vascular disease.Circulating through the bloodstream of every human being is a rare and powerful type of cell, ... Read more...

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Emma Roberts in ‘Scream 4′, happy to work with veterans


March 6th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Actress Emma Roberts feels honoured to have got a chance to work with veteran actors in her new film "Scream 4".The 20-year-old star appears alongside Neve ... Read more...

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Bone drug may help prevent spread of early lung cancer


February 26th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Italian researchers have found that a drug, currently used to treat bone metastases in patients with lung cancer, could also be useful to prevent the cancer from spreading ... Read more...

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Now, easy to wear, more accurate watch-like device to measure BP


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): The way patients' blood pressure is measured is set to improve thanks to a new blood pressure measurement device.The new approach, invented by scientists at the University of ... Read more...

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Sunil Chettri in talks with Racing de Santander


February 11th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), Feb 11 (IANS) After a brief stint with Major League Soccer (MLS) club Kansas City, India striker Sunil Chettri is now looking for a foothold in Spain's La Liga. Chettri, ... Read more...

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Protein biomarkers in exhaled air to help detect lung cancer early


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): The earlier a tumour can be detected, the greater the chance of healing the patient. But early diagnosis is often difficult in many cases.In its initial stages, ... Read more...

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