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S.S. Rajamouli pledges to donate organs


September 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli recently pledged to donate his organs.On a recent visit to Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, the filmmaker was so inspired and moved by ... Read more...

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Chinese woman kills mother-in-law, toddler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A Chinese woman has been charged with killing her mother-in-law and her three-year-old son after she was upset over her divorce, and then trying to commit ... Read more...

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Respect judicial independence, Kapadia tells government (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Wednesday cautioned the government against trampling upon the independence of the judiciary while legislating to make judges accountable."Judicial accountability should ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh dies in Chennai hospital (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a hospital here Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 67.Deshmukh passed away around 2 p.m., ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh passes away (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died here Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 67.Deshmukh passed away around 2 p.m., sources at ... Read more...

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Mohanlal expresses wish to donate his organs


July 21st, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 21 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal Saturday expressed his desire to donate his organs, citing the case of a school-girl who recovered from a severe liver disease because her aunt ... Read more...

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Tiniest, largest foetuses at greater risk of stillbirth


June 28th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) The lightest and the heaviest foetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight, new research has found. Stillbirth is traditionally ... Read more...

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Lungs discovered on Los Angeles’ sidewalk


June 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pair of lungs have been discovered on a Los Angeles-area sidewalk over the weekend. The organs were later analyzed by coroners, who established ... Read more...

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Drug addict found eating man’s face in US


May 29th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) A drug addict in the US state of Miami was shot dead after police found him chewing a man's face by the roadside.Rudy Eugene, 31, had ... Read more...

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Israeli police arrest 10 for organ trafficking


May 26th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli police have detained 10 members of an international crime ring suspected of organ trafficking and illegal transplant surgeries, said an Israeli law enforcement ... Read more...

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Organ seekers on social networks more successful


May 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Transplant patients are increasingly turning to social networks in their search for organs - and appear to be getting results, Daily Mail reported.Researchers examined nearly ... Read more...

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Couple donates son’s organs after five kids die in fire


May 17th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) A British couple who lost their six children in a house fire have decided to donate their teenage son's organs so that it could save others' ... Read more...

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Hope for baldness cure


April 30th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) New hopes of a cure for baldness have been sparked after Japanese researchers claimed to have successfully grown hair on hairless mice, The Independent reported Monday.Scientists ... Read more...

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British teen comes alive after being brain dead


April 25th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A teenager declared brain dead by four doctors in Britain made a miraculous recovery after his emotive parents requested medics for a second opinion moments before ... Read more...

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Kendra Wilkinson promotes sex


April 12th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson says that people should have as much sex as possible because it makes them beautiful."Sure sex is fun, but did ... Read more...

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‘No mutation of swine flu virus’


April 11th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The health ministry Wednesday denied reports of swine flu virus H1N1 having mutated and said the situation was under control.Refuting reports that a new strain ... Read more...

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Kerala newspaper readers join hands for distribution


March 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) Newspaper readers in India's most literate state have taken up distribution of newspapers in many places in the wake of the week-old strike by newspaper agents.The ... Read more...

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Most Americans oppose Israeli strike on Iran


March 14th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Seventy-five percent of Americans oppose Israel conducting a military strike against Iran's nuclear programme, says a survey.Nearly seven out of 10 favour negotiating with Iran, a ... Read more...

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Gene that makes men aggressive found


March 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) The "macho" gene which makes men behave more aggressively than women under stress has been discovered.They say this one gene could explain why men have a ... Read more...

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Dead leopard found in jungle warfare campus


March 7th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) A leopard was found dead Wednesday in a hilly part of the campus of Chhattisgarh's Counter Terrorism and Jungle Warfare College (CTJWC), a forest department official ... Read more...

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Chavez says tumour was malignant


March 5th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 5 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that he will undergo more radiation therapy after confirming that the tumour that was removed from his body Feb 26 ... Read more...

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1,700 Chinese donate bodies for medical research


March 1st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Around 1,700 people in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai last year donated their bodies for medical research.A total of 1,698 people donated their bodies for research ... Read more...

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16 Chinese held in kidney transplant racket


March 1st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) A gang of 16 people has been charged with running an illegal kidney transplant scam in the Chinese capital. The gang bought kidneys from more than ... Read more...

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Dangerous new superbug targets young and healthy


February 19th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) A dangerous and under-recognized superbug is targeting the young and healthy in the US, being a much more potent variant of a common bacterium known as ... Read more...

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Israeli diplomat’s wife stable (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Israeli diplomat's wife who was injured in a terror attack here is conscious and recovering, doctors said Tuesday.Doctors at the Primus Hospital, however, warned ... Read more...

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Baby put on sale online in Mexico


February 13th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 13 (IANS/EFE) An advertisement that appeared on a Mexican website to sell a "beautiful baby" for its organs has caused outrage and indignation on social networks.The advertisement ... Read more...

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Active kids more likely to avoid heart disease


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) Physically active children are more likely to keep diabetes and heart disease at bay, a new study reveals.The study, led by researchers Glenn McConell and Mary ... Read more...

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Molecular pathology boon for prenatal diagnosis: Expert


January 28th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Around half a million newborns in India suffer from congenital genetic disorders every year - the highest in the world - but advances like molecular ... Read more...

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China to regulate use of law enforcement vehicles


December 31st, 2011 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) The central government in China has plans to reduce total number of public vehicles and expenditures on them with a drive under which it will start ... Read more...

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Spain carries out 94 organ transplants in 72 hours


December 6th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's National Transplant Organization set a new record with 94 organ transplants during the period of Nov 23-25.The donations allowed 53 kidney and 23 liver transplants ... Read more...

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Jogi for CBI probe into wildlife killings


November 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 21 (IANS) Claiming that poachers have virtually taken over Chhattisgarh's sanctuaries, Congress leader Ajit Jogi Monday sought a CBI probe into a spate of killings of tigers and ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Pop a pill to stay young


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to slow down ageing in individual cells, a breakthrough that could leave people feeling young well into old age.They believe their ... Read more...

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Complex heart surgery on 26-week premature baby


October 18th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 18 (IANS) A 26-week premature baby girl suffering from congenital heart disorder was successfully treated in this satellite town of the national capital, a doctor said Tuesday. An ... Read more...

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Five get organs from man with HIV


September 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Five people unknowingly received organs from an HIV-positive man in Taiwan due to "human error" at the hospital. All the organ receivers have so far tested ... Read more...

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Synthetic protein to help regenerate new tissues


September 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Scientists have thought up a new way to synthesize collagen, the most abundant protein in the body, for regenerating new tissues and organs from stem cells. ... Read more...

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