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Chinese astronauts return to Earth


June 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Three astronauts who completed China's first manned space docking safely returned to Earth Friday morning.The return capsule of Shenzhou-9 spacecraft touched down in north China's Inner ... Read more...

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Biomarker-based blood test can predict metastasis risk in melanoma


April 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A set of plasma biomarkers that could reasonably predict the risk of metastasis among patients with melanoma has been identified.Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer in men ... Read more...

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Discovery scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday


March 8th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, March 9.If it lands on Wednesday, it will have spent a total of ... Read more...

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China reiterates strict ban on hepatitis B tests during pre-employment exams


February 13th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): To check companies reported violation of rules to require hepatitis B tests for job applicants, the Chinese Government has reiterated a strict ban on the tests during ... Read more...

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Poor education ‘leads to heart failure’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Poorly educated people are more likely to be admitted to hospital with chronic heart failure than the better educated, even after differences in lifestyle have been taken into ... Read more...

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Chinese blame milk powder as baby girls develop breasts


August 9th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Three baby girls fed on the same batch of infant formula have begun to develop breasts in China's Hubei province, reports said. The concerned parents took their daughters ... Read more...

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Food chain blamed for abnormal sexual development in Chinese babies


August 9th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): When three female infants in China were born with an abnormal sexual development, their parents blamed the manufacturer of the milk powder they had been using, but ... Read more...

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U.S. Citizens Association files lawsuit seeking overturn of Health Care Law


May 14th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by BNO News
AKRON, OHIO (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Citizens Association announced Thursday that they have filed a lawsuit in federal court to repeal the Health Care Bill signed into law in March.The association ... Read more...

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Discovery space shuttle set to return to Earth on Monday


April 18th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral, Apr 18(ANI): NASA's space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Monday after a 14-day mission.NASA managers will evaluate weather conditions at the ... Read more...

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Space shuttle crew set to return to earth Monday


April 17th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Monday, April 19, after a 14-day mission, NASA said on Saturday.NASA managers ... Read more...

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‘Presenteeism’ - the new workplace problem


March 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Presenteeism is emerging as the new workplace scourge, which is eating away at company profits and costing Australian businesses almost 6 billion dollars in lost productivity each year, ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour set to return to Earth on Feb 21


February 20th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Reports indicate that Space shuttle Endeavour and its six-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Sunday, February 21, after a 14-day mission.NASA managers will evaluate weather ... Read more...

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Mike Gonzalez Expected To Be In Baltimore Orioles Squad


December 17th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The baseball teams of the country are all set to make the best line up for the coming season. They are entering into deals with some ... Read more...

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Higher urate levels slow the progression of Parskinson’s disease


October 13th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Parkinson's patients, who have higher levels of urate, a chemical that at very high level is associated with gout, have slow progression of the neuro-degenerative disease, a new ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour to return to Earth on July 31


July 30th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew are scheduled to return to Earth on Friday, July 31, after a 16-day mission.There are two landing opportunities at NASA's Kennedy ... Read more...

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Smokers at increased pancreatitis risk


March 24th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): People who smoke are at an increased risk of suffering from acute and chronic pancreatitis, according to a new report.Whats more, the risk of developing the disease ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour to return on November 30


November 29th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): The space shuttle Endeavour will complete its mission to the International Space Station (ISS) with a landing at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 30. ... Read more...

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Nearly a quarter of women suffer from pelvic floor disorders


September 17th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Nearly a quarter of the women suffer from pelvic floor disorder, which includes urinary and fecal incontinence and the shifting of a pelvic organ, says a new ... Read more...

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Physical exams still accurate, cost-efficient method to assess heart failure


September 17th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that patient history and physical examination, traditionally the cornerstone diagnostic tool for medical care, may still be among the most ... 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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