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UK doc ’sexually assaulted patients and told a colleague to keep quiet’


April 19th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): A UK doctor had sexually assaulted patients and told a colleague to keep quiet, a hearing was told.Dr Adil Shareef, a general practitioner facing charges of sexual ... Read more...

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Chocolate could be key to curing persistent cough


December 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Chocolate could provide the key to tackling a persistent cough.Researchers are carrying out the final stages of clinical trials on a drug that contains theobromine, an ingredient in ... Read more...

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Chocolate could be the key to tackling persistent cough


December 21st, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that chocolate could provide the key to tackling a persistent cough.They are carrying out the final stages of clinical trials on a drug that contains ... Read more...

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Even mild lung condition reduces heart’s pumping ability


January 21st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A new American study has found that the common lung condition, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), brings down the heart's function even when the disorder shows no or ... Read more...

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Mycobacterium Avium Found In Shower-Heads: Study


September 16th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Taking a shower after a hefty days work might not be that good for you as recent studies have revealed that many shower heads aren't clean enough and can cover ... Read more...

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Fatty fish once a week cuts down risk of heart failure


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Eating salmon or other fatty fish once a week has been found to help reduce men's risk of heart failure, bolstering evidence that omega-3 fatty acids do benefit ... Read more...

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Big belly raises heart failure risk


April 8th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Carrying an extra four inches of fat around the waist can increase a person's risk of being hospitalised with heart failure, warn researchers.A study led by investigators ... Read more...

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How do you know when your heart is in red zone?


January 25th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Beware - you could be undergoing a heart attack when the organ is in the red or danger zone, without your ever realising it.The colour is also associated ... Read more...

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Signs and symptoms of heart failure


January 25th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): We are often unable to recognise the symptoms of heart failure. Now, experts are encouraging everyone to learn the signs and symptoms of heart failure.Shortness of breath ... Read more...

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Booster vaccine for parents could protect infants from whooping cough


November 28th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A booster vaccination for parents of new babies and other household members can significantly protect infants against the fatal form of whooping cough, say doctors.Citing examples ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist develops TB test that reveals patients at risk


October 21st, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new blood test, developed by Professor Ajit Lalvani, a Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the Centre for Respiratory Infection at Imperial College London, can ... Read more...

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Snoring may increase chronic bronchitis risk


January 29th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): People who snore regularly are more likely to develop chronic bronchitis, according to a new study.Chronic bronchitis involves inflammation of the lower airways accompanied by a persistent cough ... Read more...

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Women smokers at increased lung disease risk than men


January 3rd, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Women who smoke a lot are at an increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a disabling breathing disorder including emphysema and chronic bronchitis, according to the ... Read more...

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