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Aamir strikes the right chord with ‘Satyamev Jayate’ (Roundup)


May 6th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The much-awaited television show "Sataymev Jayate" has turned out to be another masterstroke from Aamir Khan. The star evoked a range of emotions as ... Read more...

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In ‘Satyamev Jayate’ Aamir deals with female foeticide - and how!


May 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Disbelief, horror, tears, smiles --- Aamir Khan evoked all this among his rapt audience as he dealt with the sensitive topic of female foeticide ... Read more...

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Sonu Ahluwalia tiptoes into showbiz, but not aping ex (With Images)


April 26th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) He is an orthopaedic surgeon back in Los Angeles and now Sonu Ahluwalia, who was married to actress Pooja Batra, is set to enter ... Read more...

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Bent on laptops, spondylitis afflicting India’s young


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Shweta Arya was 29 years old when she first had a back problem. Ignored initially, her pain spread upwards and aggravated to a level where ... Read more...

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Cell therapy for athletic injuries


October 5th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Sportspersons who were earlier dependent on knee-replacement therapy for athletic injuries now have a new ray of hope in the form of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation ... Read more...

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How to make that backache vanish


July 8th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A sedentary lifestyle, bad posture, stress and overdependence on technology could leave you with a constant backache. But experts say sometimes the problem can be ... Read more...

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Pretty shoes can create ugly feet for women


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) You think high heels enhance your appeal? But they can actually spoil the beauty of your feet.Thirty-nine percent of women say they wear high heels every ... Read more...

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Indian doctors help Nigerian woman walk again (With Image)


May 9th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, May 9 (IANS) A road accident 12 years back had resulted in medical complications for Nigerian national Onyinye Anyichie Jacinta, 26, who could not move around without a walker. ... Read more...

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Government doctor murdered, two detained


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 22 (IANS) Two men have been detained for the brutal murder of a government doctor here, police said Tuesday.Sanjiv Saxena, 42, an orthopaedic surgeon, was found murdered Monday ... Read more...

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Vitamin D pills advised for under-fives to avoid rickets


January 27th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) All children aged between six months and five years should be given vitamin D supplements to prevent rickets, especially during winter.Such children are at risk of developing the ... Read more...

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Yoga terrible for your knees, Indian doctor warns


December 24th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Performing yoga on a regular basis could hurt your knees, an Indian orthopaedic surgeon has warned.Dr Ashok Rajgopal said that he has seen a higher incidence of joint ... Read more...

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Age no bar as arthritis strikes India’s young (Oct 12 is World Arthritis Day)


October 12th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Investment banker Priyam Joshi, 33, left her job to take care of her one-year-old son. But life wasn't the breather she had hoped for as ... Read more...

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Church gives Hindu funeral to its hospital doctor


October 12th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvalla (Kerala), Oct 12 (IANS) He was a Hindu and one of their longest serving doctors, so a Kerala church broke from tradition Tuesday to cremate him in the premises of a ... Read more...

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Stem cells help save woman’s leg


October 1st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Doctors have, in a groundbreaking operation, managed to save a woman's leg with stem cells after it was shattered in a hit-and-run accident. Diane Stuttard had ... Read more...

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Azad, medical team to reach Leh Saturday


August 6th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad along with a seven-member medical team will Saturday visit Leh town of Jammu and Kashmir, where at least 80 people were killed ... Read more...

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Medical advice via internet injurious to health


July 5th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Patients using internet search engines to find a remedy for their injuries or illnesses may end up getting wrong or incomplete diagnoses. A report in the latest issue of ... Read more...

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Beware of Internet-based medicine info


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new study has found that the quality of online information about the most common sports medicine diagnoses varies widely.Therefore, patients who use the Internet to help make ... Read more...

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Beware of net-based medicine information


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Beware. Information you seek from the internet on physical problems arising due to sports may not be accurate. Orthopaedic surgeon Madhav A. Karunakar at the Carolinas Medical Centre in ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow has bone disorder


June 20th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been advised to spend more time in the sun to boost her Vitamin D levels as she has a bone disorder. The "Iron Man ... Read more...

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Doctor prayed to God to heal Beckham’s Achilles tendon


March 20th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): The surgeon who operated on David Beckham's Achilles tendon has revealed that he prayed to God to help him heal the former England skipper's wounds.Dr Sakari Orava ... Read more...

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Vettori cleared for Test series against Pakistan


November 16th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 16(ANI): New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has been cleared to take part in the upcoming three-match Test series against Pakistan.Vettori had earlier suffered a mild concussion after being struck ... Read more...

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Chaos feared on Agra streets with 200 new buses


October 9th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 9 (IANS) As the first 11 of the long-awaited fleet of low-floor buses to be inducted in the city bus service arrived here, residents fear that the new vehicles will ... Read more...

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IOC President Jacques Rogge bids to stay in power


September 24th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Sep 24 (DPA) Jacques Rogge admits that it's lonely at the top, but that isn't stopping him from seeking a second term as International Olympic Committee (IOC) president. Elected in 2001 for ... Read more...

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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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‘Two million children die in violence every year’


September 12th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) At least two million children die every year on account of violence in the world, while nearly 40 million suffer disabilities, an orthopaedic surgeon said at an event ... Read more...

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Emerging techniques show promise to repair injured ankle


July 2nd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people with ankle injuries who do not respond successfully to initial treatment may fully recover with the help of two new procedures.The ... Read more...

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Apex court frowns upon doctor for leaving screw inside patient’s body


May 29th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday frowned upon a section of doctors for their growing negligence to the extent of leaving screws, forceps and scissors inside their patients' bodies. "Oh! ... Read more...

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Gene linked to deadly neonatal disorder pinpointed


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Scientists have pinpointed the first known gene mutation that often kills newborn babies, after an endeavour spanning more than 10 years. The disorder is known as short-rib ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong’s injury will take eight weeks to heal: Surgeon


March 26th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.26 (ANI): Cycling champion Lance Armstrong's broken collarbone will take at least eight weeks to heal, a surgeon who operated on him, has said.Seven-time Tour de France champion Armstrong yesterday had ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh discharged from hospital after shoulder surgery


February 17th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who underwent a successful shoulder surgery at the Breach Candy hospital here Monday evening, has been discharged, said a hospital source. "Shah Rukh has ... Read more...

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No heavy-duty work for King Khan for a few months


February 17th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) No heavy-duty action scenes for Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for the next six months, say doctors who successfully operated upon him for a nagging pain in the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh undergoes shoulder surgery, to be discharged soon


February 16th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan underwent a successful shoulder surgery at the Breach Candy hospital in south Mumbai Monday and will be discharged in a couple of days, ... Read more...

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Cementless cup device for hip replacements very durable


February 11th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The first cementless metal cup design implant used in hip replacement by Rush University Medical Centre (RUMC) remains extremely durable even 20 years after repeat or "revision" hip ... Read more...

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Nanotube-stem cells combo helps accelerate bone growth


January 31st, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Scientists have found a way of accelerating bone growth through nanotubes and stem cells, potentially leading to quicker and better recovery from orthopaedic surgery. Stem cells have been ... Read more...

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Graeme Smith’s tennis elbow is causing him concern


December 25th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 25 (IANS) South African skipper Graeme Smith says he may have to have his own blood injected into his injured elbow in a gory remedy to save his Australian cricket ... Read more...

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