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Chinese teacher sacked for stripping students


July 28th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) A university lecturer in China has been sacked from his post for asking women students to expose their private parts and touch themselves during a test, ... Read more...

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Kidney-transplant ring exposed in China


May 30th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A kidney-trafficking gang has been busted in a Chinese city and its ringleader, who was housing kidney-sellers in a residential complex, has been arrested.Police rescued all ... Read more...

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‘Introvert’ Chinese lady loses civil service race


May 12th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) A 27-year-old Chinese woman, who was ranked among the top in a civil service test, was eliminated from the race because she was an "introvert".Huang Hong ... Read more...

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Probe exonerates Omar in party activist’s death


April 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) National Conference activist Haji Yusuf died a natural death, a magisterial probe has said while exonerating Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his close ... Read more...

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Five jailed for duping Chinese civil service candidate


April 26th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Five people, including two officials, in China's Shanxi province have been imprisoned for their roles in falsifying a civil service candidate's physical examination records.The Jiao district ... Read more...

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Chinese face trial over Turkey relic


March 28th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Three Chinese tourists who bought a piece of stone from a vendor in Turkey are set to go on trial there, accused of smuggling cultural relics.Robin ... Read more...

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Screening can detect potentially serious heart conditions in healthy kids


March 18th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that a relatively low-cost screening might help identify children who are at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, possibly preventing childhood death.A pilot study in healthy ... Read more...

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Screening can spot heart conditions in healthy kids


March 18th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) A relatively low-cost screening might help identify children who are at risk of sudden cardiac arrest, possibly preventing childhood death.A pilot study in healthy children and ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir youth throng army recruitment rally in Ganderbal


February 20th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatGanderbal (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 20(ANI): Thousands of youngsters from Jammu and Kashmir are taking part in an army recruitment rally being organized in several districts of the state, including ... Read more...

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Kids Living In Apartments Are More Exposed To Tobacco Smoke, Study Says


December 14th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has highlighted rather interesting details about the exposure of kids to tobacco after the findings of the research were published in the online ... Read more...

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Obama takes to nicotine gum to kick the butt


December 10th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): US President Barack Obama is working hard to get rid of his smoking habit and is chewing nicotine gum instead, said the White House.Spokesman Robert Gibbs said ... Read more...

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Adrian Gonzalez On The Verge Of Being Traded To Boston Red Sox


December 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is on the verge of joining the Boston Red Sox with a trading deal being edged between the team and the ... Read more...

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Food-allergy fears lead to overly restrictive diets


November 5th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): National Jewish Health researchers have revealed that many children, especially those with eczema, are unnecessarily avoiding foods based on incomplete information about potential food-allergies.The food avoidance poses a ... Read more...

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Paraguay president undergoes chemotherapy


September 4th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo underwent a chemotherapy session at a hospital here to treat the lymphatic cancer he is suffering from, a minister said. The head of state, ... Read more...

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Overtesting In ERs- A Result Of Malpractice Suit Fear?


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Quick and accurate medical tests along with split second decisions are part and parcel of every busy clinic or hospital. However, the doctors ... Read more...

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Infected girl’s ‘dine with a stranger with Hepatitis B’ awareness campaign


May 18th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): A Chinese girl with Hepatitis B found a unique way to raise awareness about the virus-she took to the streets holding a sign saying "Will you have ... Read more...

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New coating process reveals hard-to-develop fingerprints


May 12th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new coating process may be able to reveal hard-to-retrieve fingerprints on nonporous surfaces without altering the chemistry of the print, say researchers.Penn State professors have developed this ... Read more...

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Gujarat to check use of drugs by police job aspirants


March 9th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 9 (IANS) The Gujarat government has decided to check the alleged use of performance enhancing drugs by candidates taking physical tests for police and other such jobs, an official said ... Read more...

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South Carolina doctor sentenced for illegal drug distribution


February 27th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – A doctor, of Hilton Head, South Carolina, was sentenced to 41 months of supervised release for conspiring to illegally distribute oxycodone, U.S. Attorney Kevin McDonald announced ... Read more...

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Smartphones may help diagnose acute appendicitis


November 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Using a handheld device or mobile phone equipped with special software, radiologists can accurately diagnose acute appendicitis from a remote location, according to a new study.Asim F. Choudhri, ... Read more...

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Now, mobile phones can diagnose acute appendicitis


November 30th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Radiologists can diagnose acute appendicitis from a remote location with the use of a mobile phone equipped with special software. "The goal is to improve the speed and accuracy ... Read more...

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‘Shiney has been crying for two days’


June 17th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja, who is in police custody on the charge of raping his teenaged housemaid, looks haggard since he has been crying for the past two ... Read more...

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Shiney faces more trouble as rape is confirmed (Lead)


June 16th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja, in police custody facing the charge of raping his teenaged housemaid, is in serious trouble as medical tests confirmed rape, while his lawyer Tuesday ... Read more...

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Medical report confirms rape of maid by Shiney Ahuja: police


June 16th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Spelling serious trouble for Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja, accused of raping his maid servant, a medical report of the victim has confirmed the crime, a top police official ... Read more...

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Simple bedside test to diagnose chronic back pain


April 7th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have devised a simple bedside test that can effectively diagnose chronic back pain.According to the study, the new test is better than ... Read more...

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Bar-headed geese shot dead in Himachal Pradesh


February 8th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 8 (IANS) Two migratory birds have been shot dead near a world-famous wetlands in Himachal Pradesh, wildlife officials said here Sunday. "This evening our staff noticed somebody moving under suspicious circumstances ... Read more...

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Job strain linked to stroke risk in Japanese men


January 13th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): A Japanese study suggests that men in high high-stress jobs are more likely to suffer a stroke than those in less demanding positions. Background information in the study ... Read more...

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The heavier you snore, the more calories you burn


December 16th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): The heavier your snores are, the more calories you burn, that''s the conclusion of a new study, which claims that snoring is an healthy habit. According to the ... Read more...

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Medfest camp held in Imphal for the differently able


December 4th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
By L.C.K Singh Imphal, Dec.4 (ANI): Special Olympics Bharat, Manipur chapter recently organised a MedFest camp and BOCCE tournament for the differently able persons in Imphal. MedFest is a Special Olympics Healthy ... Read more...

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Physical examination as dependable as high-tech diagnosis


September 17th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) High-tech diagnostics may be popular among doctors but good old fashioned physical examination is just as dependable and accurate, says a University of Texas study. "Our study touches ... Read more...

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US-Pak terror suspect Aafia suffering from psychosis


September 13th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York , Sep 13 (ANI): American educated Pakistani neuroscientist and the most significant US capture in the fight against terrorism in five years, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, incarcerated in a New ... Read more...

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Dementia in developing world ‘’substantially” underestimated: The Lancet


July 28th, 2008 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers from King''s College London, has shown that cases of dementia in the developing world are far more prevalent than previously thought, ... Read more...

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The 1940s guide for making female workers more efficient


May 16th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): They are known for gossiping in the office and spend a lot of time in the loo, but when it comes to getting work from the female ... Read more...

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Hoax mummy still awaits burial in Pakistan


January 26th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 26 (ANI): The mummified body of a woman, which was earlier, considered dating back to the 6th century BC and later discovered to be a hoax, is still awaiting burial ... Read more...

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High blood pressure linked to increased mild cognitive impairment risk


December 11th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that high blood pressure is linked to an increased risk for mild cognitive impairment.Cognitive impairment is a condition that involves difficulties with thinking ... Read more...

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