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Chinese man jailed for helping mother commit suicide

May 31st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to three years in jail for helping his paralysed mother kill herself by consuming pesticide, a court said.The 73-year-old ... Read more...

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Swine flu jab linked to rare nerve disease

October 18th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) There may be a possible link between the swine flu jab and an increased risk of developing a rare nerve disease, admit health watchdogs. Experts are carrying ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation ‘helps paralyzed stroke patients regain motor function’

September 14th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that the condition of stroke patients who were left partially paralysed improved after they received a simple and non-invasive method of brain ... Read more...

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Bono believed he would limp through his life after surgery

August 20th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): U2 star Bono was left believing that he would have to limp around onstage for the rest of his career after he was wheeled in for surgery for ... Read more...

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Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor Hopitalized After Fall From Bed

July 18th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The publicist of actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, John Blanchette said to media sources on Saturday that the veteran actress has been admitted at the Ronald Reagan ... Read more...

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Bono’s back surgery forces U2 to axe Glastonbury gig

May 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): U2 rockers have postponed their entire North American tour and cancelled their appearance at Glastonbury following Bono's emergency back surgery.The 50-year-old singer was taken to a hospital in ... Read more...

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Movement-oriented games to help disabled kids

April 28th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) It was her love of ballet that led her to work with children who have motor disabilities. Dido Green, occupational therapist at the Tel Aviv University (TAU), is ... Read more...

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Now, virtual muscle machine to treat kids with disabilities

April 28th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): A retired dancer turned occupational therapist is pioneering a new "virtual" method to analyse movement patterns in children ? and more effectively treat those with debilitating motor disorders.Dr. ... Read more...

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Most wanted US criminal held in Mexico

July 20th, 2009 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 20 (DPA) Mexican police have arrested one of the ten most wanted criminals in the United States and US officials have asked for his extradition, Mexican judicial officials said ... Read more...

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Brain implants may restore mobility in stroke patients with partial paralysis

November 12th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Scientists suggest that neuroprosthetic brain implants may help stroke patients to overcome partial paralysis.The researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis discovered that implants ... Read more...

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US, China holding talks in case North Korea collapses

September 12th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 12 (ANI): The United States and China are holding talks about what to do if the government in Pyongyang collapses after North Korean leader Kim Jong Il became physically ... Read more...

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