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Latest scan can tell need for bypass


August 29th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) An ultra-fast, 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner can tell which people with chest pain need or do not need cardiac angioplasty or bypass surgery to restore ... Read more...

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Brig. SK Mazumdar Memorial Trust to hold silver jubilee oration in Delhi


October 5th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.5 (ANI): Brigadier SK Mazumdar Memorial Trust will organise its Silver Jubilee Oration on Wednesday in the national capital, as a part of Golden Jubilee celebrations of Institute of Nuclear ... Read more...

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Defence Science Forum and INMAS hold blood donation camps


August 16th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 16 (ANI): Blood donation camps were organized here on Monday jointly by the Defence Science Forum and Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS).The blood donation camps, ... Read more...

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Government moving to prevent radiation disasters


April 20th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The government Tuesday assured parliament that all possible care was being taken to ensure that the country is prepared to handle any radiation emergency arising in the ... Read more...

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Can hospital scanner curb nuclear waste threat?


January 30th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Medical equipment used for diagnosis of patients with heart disease and cancer could be a key weapon in stopping nuclear waste seeping into the environment, according to new ... Read more...

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Hospital scanner could be key weapon in curbing nuclear waste threat


January 30th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A new research has suggested that medical equipment used for diagnosis of patients with heart disease and cancer could be a key weapon in stopping nuclear waste seeping ... Read more...

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Brazil rules out devoloping atomic bomb


December 27th, 2009 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian Defence Minister Nelson Jobim ruled out the construction of an atomic bomb in the South American country as a strategy for consolidating Brazil's leadership in the ... Read more...

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India role model for promoting peaceful utilisation of Atomic energy: IAEA


September 29th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 29 (ANI): IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei on Tuesday praised India for promoting peaceful utilisation of Atomic energy.Addressing International conference on 'Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy' in ... Read more...

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Germany probes radioactive steel exported by India


February 16th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 15 (DPA) Germany is investigating 150 tonnes of steel items imported from India which were contaminated with radioactivity, the Der Spiegel news magazine said in a report to be published ... Read more...

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Obama makes dream come true for first Fulbright Fellow from India


January 19th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) When Barack Obama takes oath as America's first black president Tuesday, no Indian American will be happier than the first Fulbright Fellow from India, Rajendra Desai, who describes ... Read more...

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Individual personality traits linked to brain chemistry


August 13th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): By using positron emission tomography (PET), researchers have confirmed the long-held theory that individual personality traitsparticularly reward dependencyare actually linked to brain chemistry.This finding holds promise ... Read more...

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Personalized cancer therapy one step closer to reality


June 17th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Combining new molecular imaging techniques with targeted therapy may give cancer patients a more individualized treatment that can increase the effectiveness of therapies and minimize treatment discomfort.In ... Read more...

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‘42 million Indians suffer from thyroid disease’


May 25th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Nearly 42 million Indians are suffering from thyroid disease, doctors said on the International Day of Thyroid Sunday. According to the Indian Thyroid Society (ITS), thyroid disorders ... Read more...

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Brazil promotes ambitious nuclear programme


May 8th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
Rio de Janeiro, May 8 (IANS) Brazil plans to move ahead over the next few years with an ambitious nuclear programme that includes power plants and a nuclear submarine, EFE news agency ... Read more...

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Indian American develops tool to image tumours


April 1st, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 1 (IANS) A team of researchers led by Indian American Sanjiv Gambhir has developed a new type of imaging system capable of picturing tumours to a precision of a ... Read more...

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