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Sleep disorder doubles cancer risk


September 5th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Sleep apnoea, linked with snoring and dangerous pauses in breathing, could almost double the risk of fatal cancer risk as those who sleep soundly, says a ... Read more...

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Fish die in Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake


August 6th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) A large number of fish have died in the Nigeen Lake in Srinagar and the Jammu and Kashmir's fisheries department Sunday attributed the mortality to depletion ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Enhanced healthcare ordered for Amarnath pilgrims


July 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Concerned over the deaths of 47 pilgrims due to natural causes during this year's annual Amarnath Yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Monday directed the ... Read more...

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Therapy boosts sexual function in sleep disorder patients


June 25th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Men who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep related breathing disorder, are seeing another potential benefit from continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP) -- ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Thousands of fishes die in Gomti (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Authorities in Uttar Pradesh Monday ordered a probe into the death of thousands of fishes which have died in the river Gomti here.The possible reasons that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fish in thousands die in Gomti river


June 25th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Thousands of fish have died in the Gomti river, with officials clueless about the cause. A probe has been ordered.Jal Nigam officials here said they were ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

65 bikers roar off on Himalayan odyssey


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The ninth Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey was flagged off here Saturday with 65 riders scheduled to cover 2,700 km over a period of 16 days ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Low oxygen levels drive cancer growth’


May 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Low oxygen levels in cells, not genetic mutations, may fuel uncontrollable cancer growth, says a new discovery.If hypoxia, or low oxygen levels in cells, is proven ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dinosaurs ruled a world of fire and brimstone


April 12th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Dinosaurs ruled over a world of fire and brimstone, ignited by lightning and high oxygen levels during the Cretaceous period, between 145 million and 65 million ... Read more...

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Teen dead, 200 still in hospital after ‘colour’ poisoning


March 9th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy died and around 200 people, mostly children, continued to be in hospital following an allergic reaction from toxic colours on Holi, police here ... Read more...

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Chinese welfare home embraces abandoned kids


January 30th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) A shelter home in north China's Hebei province has emerged as a big ray of hope for life for many newborns who are abandoned by their ... Read more...

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4-day-old baby survives after complex surgery


December 13th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, Dec 13 (IANS) A four-day-old baby girl suffering a rare disorder -- Thornwaldt's Cyst (TC) in the nasopharynx -- was successfully treated at the Asian Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Micro oxygen generators fight cancer faster


September 1st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) A tiny oxygen generating device could help kill cancer tissues faster by increasing the influence of radiation and chemotherapy, says a new research.The device, if implanted ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Algal turf can clean highly polluted streams, lakes


June 1st, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Field-sized algal turf scrubbers could clean up streams, canals, and lakes polluted by agricultural, domestic and some industrial runoff. These devices work by pulsing contaminated water ... Read more...

Posted in World |

What happens when you get sucked out of a plane at 30,000 feet?


April 10th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Ever wondered what will happen if you get sucked out of a plane at 30,000 feet? Here is the answer.It would be virtually impossible to survive ejection from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why hypertensive people’s BP increases during exercise


April 5th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found one reason people with hypertension experience an even greater increase in their blood pressure when they exercise, and they've learned ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Video games benefit older women socially


April 5th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Video games tend to be associated with laziness, isolation and pre-teens and are rarely known to improve lifestyles, communication and mobility for people over 50 years ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Living at high altitude guards against heart disease


March 27th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) People living at higher altitudes have a lower chance of dying from a heart disease and tend to live longer than others."If living in a lower ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Algae, bacteria hogged oxygen after ancient mass extinction, wiping out marine life


March 26th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Stanford researchers have found that after the biggest mass extinction in Earth's history - 250 million years ago - algae and bacteria in the ocean rebounded so fast ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Living at high altitude ‘cuts risk of dying from heart disease’


March 26th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): A new study has found that people living at higher altitudes have a lower chance of dying from ischemic heart disease and tend to live longer than others.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mystery over millions of dead fish in US harbour


March 9th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 9 (ANI): The sight of millions of dead anchovies floating in a marina just south of Los Angeles has left fishermen and harbour chiefs puzzled about their death.Experts have suggested ... Read more...

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Plankton shed light on Earth’s ancient atmosphere


February 27th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Researchers have found that plankton play a large part in understanding the origin of Earth's first breathable atmosphere.In a study, Ohio State University researcher Matthew Saltzman and his ... Read more...

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Rare sulphur could rewrite theories of early Earth


February 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists say a previously little known form of sulphur, may be the predominant form of the element in Earth's lower crust and upper mantle.Known as the trisulphur ion, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How hearts adapt and recover from low oxygen


February 1st, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): From the highest mountaintop comes a new study that sheds light on what happens to the hearts of people when exposed to low-levels of oxygen, such as those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fish deaths alarm Mathura


January 10th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Mathura, Jan 9 (IANS) Thousands of dead fish have been found floating in the Yamuna river in Mathura in the past couple of days, causing alarm among the devout and the environmentalists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bacteria ate up methane from Gulf spill, say scientists


January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Bacteria consumed the methane released from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico within about four months, say scientists."It was remarkable. We had gone out ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Zealand’s Pike River mine finally capped


December 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth (New Zealand), Dec 12(ANI): The ventilation shaft at New Zealand's Pike River Coal mine has finally been capped, police have said.According to the New Zealand Herald, a helicopter operation on Sunday ... Read more...

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Ancient Insects Grew Bigger With More Oxygen, Study Reveals


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Giant bugs may appear revolting to some while fascinating for others. What was previously just a hypothesis is now a fact, with John VandenBrooks of Arizona ... Read more...

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Raising Giant Insects to unravel Ancient Oxygen


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Denver, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that some ancient insects grew bigger due to increased levels of atmospheric oxygen. The research found in particular that dragonflies grow bigger ... Read more...

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Dragonflies grow bigger with more oxygen: Study


October 31st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): New experiments have confirmed that dragonflies grow bigger with more oxygen, or hyperoxia.The giant dragonflies of ancient Earth with wingspans of up to 70 centimetres are generally attributed ... Read more...

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Now, hairbrush that reads your mind


October 20th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Who says hairbrush can only be used to comb locks? Scientists have made a hairbrush like device that would be able to monitor mental activity.One of the main ... Read more...

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Plants initiated evolutionary drama of Earth’s oxygenation


October 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists has taken a major step toward unlocking the secrets of oxygenation of the Earth's oceans and atmosphere.The new research indicated that the appearance ... Read more...

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Is new species of microbe consuming Gulf oil plume?


August 25th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new species of microbe may be consuming the oil spilled in the Gulf, says a new study.Depending on how fast microbes consume oil, the results could be ... Read more...

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DVT risk is equal - whether you fly, take the train or drive down: Experts


July 20th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Experts are now saying that whether you decide to fly, take the train or drive down to your destination, you are equally at risk of deep vein thrombosis ... Read more...

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Obese mums putting babies’ health at risk


July 12th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 12 (ANI): Obese mothers are risking the health of their babies - they are more likely to have miscarriages and give birth to malformed babies, according to new Australian research.Sydney ... Read more...

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