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Indian yoga enthusiasts harassed by Dubai park security

March 24th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar.24 (ANI): An Indian yoga group has lodged a complaint that they were harassed by Dubai's Al Nahda Pond park security officials while practicing yoga."We're doing a non-commercial activity here and ... Read more...

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New York Police busts oxycodone drug trafficking ring

March 18th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): With the indictment of 31 members allegedly involved in oxycodone drug trafficking, the New York prosecutors have claimed that a million dollar a year oxycodone-trafficking business that ... Read more...

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Arthritis can hit even the physically active (World Arthritis Day Oct 12)

October 11th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Does arthritis affect only those who don't exercise? Experts say sportspersons, dancers and others with high physical activity too are at risk, mainly due to joint injuries.Sprains, ... Read more...

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Toronto Indians raise $320,000 for poor kids in India

September 28th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 28 (IANS) The Indo-Canadian community here raised $320,000 for the welfare of poor children in India at a fund-raising gala attended by former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The Sunday-night ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pooja Batra: Connecting Hollywood and Bollywood!

August 3rd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Model turned actress Pooja Batra found her way into a million hearts when she was crowned Miss India in 1993. With her beautiful looks and stunning ... Read more...

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Revolutionary new knee surgery lets patients walk just 2hrs post-op

July 22nd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Medics in Great Britain have come up with an innovative new knee replacement system that lets patients take steps just two hours post-op.The system was developed by consultant ... Read more...

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British cat gets prosthetic paws after accident

June 28th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar who is a 2 and half-year-old British cat may feel like the luckiest in the world now. In an unfortunate accident in a farm ... Read more...

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“Bionic” English Cat Gets Prosthetic Paws

June 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Oscar" the cat has just received it's new prosthetic paws which makes him the first "bionic" cat in the world. Reportedly, Oscar lost two of ... Read more...

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Magnet used to grow leg of 9-year-old cancer patient

April 16th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A groundbreaking procedure has for the first time magnetically lengthened a nine-year-old cancer patient's leg.The feat could rule out the possibility of up to 10 future surgeries for ... Read more...

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New Orleans physician pleads guilty to health care fraud

March 5th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – A New Orleans, Louisiana physician pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of health care fraud, U.S. Attorney Jim Letten announced.Dr. Windsor Dennis, 78, is an ... Read more...

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Colt McCoy prognosis is good, according to his father

January 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alabama, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday the injured quarterback Colt McCoy visited an orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews in Alabama for a second opinion on his injury. And according to ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from Cape Canaveral

November 17th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral (Florida, US), Nov.17 (ANI): The space shuttle "Atlantis" rocketed into orbit on Monday with six astronauts and a full load of spare parts for the International Space Station.The Atlantis ... Read more...

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Brit surgeon finds Akhtar ‘very co-operative’, says he needs surgery only on left knee

October 8th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.8 (ANI): Renowned British Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Andrew Williams, who is treating Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar found the controversial speedster 'very co-operative', and has said that he needed surgery ... Read more...

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PCB refuses to fund Shoaib Akhtar’s knee surgery in England

October 2nd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 2(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar had approached them to fund his knee surgery in England, but the former refused to bear ... Read more...

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8 killed, 40 injured in Madhya Pradesh factory blast

July 6th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Singrauli (Madhya Pradesh), July 6 (ANI): At least eight persons were killed and over 40 injured in blasts in two private explosive manufacturing factories in Madhya Pradesh's Singrauli district.The first blast ... Read more...

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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...

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Cementless hip implants last at least for 20 years

May 2nd, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Researchers at Rush University Medical Centre have revealed that cementless hip implants, previously believed to be exchanged after 10 years, are twice as durable as thought.They have found ... Read more...

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Novel method for accelerated bone growth developed

January 31st, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Using nanotubes and stem cells, engineers at the University of California at San Diego have developed a new method to help accelerate bone growth. The finding could lead ... Read more...

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Minimally invasive option for cartilage repair on the anvil

November 30th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A revolutionary clinical trial may provide a minimally invasive option for cartilage repair in the knee that uses the patient''s own cells to repair the joint damage. ... Read more...

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Healthy bones program can cut hip fracture rates by 37 percent

November 5th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): People who are prone to hip fracture can reduce its rate by 37.2 percent by adopting healthy bone programs, says a study conducted by Kaiser Permanente Southern ... Read more...

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