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Painkillers overuse causing a million headaches in Britain


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain could be suffering from constant and crippling headaches because of taking too many painkillers, according to experts.According to the National ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell suffered breakdown


September 10th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell suffered a breakdown as the strains of managing his working life including a portfolio of shows including "The X Factor", "Britain's Got ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.1.8 crore seized


August 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 27 (IANS) In one of biggest seizures in the northeast, customs sleuths seized drugs worth over Rs.1.8 crore and arrested two smugglers, an official said Monday."Acting on a ... Read more...

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500,000 Captagon tablets seized in Dubai


August 7th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 6 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has intercepted a massive shipment of 500,000 Captagon tablets, a synthetic amphetamine-type stimulant, at the Jebel Ali port.The Fenethylline drug pills were found in ... Read more...

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Heartburn pills could increase cancer risk: Study


July 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A class of drugs that bring instant relief from heartburn could actually increase your chances of getting cancer, according to a study.It suggests that if you ... Read more...

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Man claims hair growth pills turned him into woman


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A man who took pills to help cure his baldness has claimed they turned him into a woman, the Daily Mail reported Monday.While William McKee's hair ... Read more...

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Sage’s death may have drug link?


July 20th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) Investigators have not ruled out the possibility of a "drug dealing case" in Sage Stallone's death although they do not believe he was an addict.Detectives ... Read more...

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Russian attempts suicide after watching ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’


July 7th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 24-year-old man leaped out of a third-floor window at a mall in Russia after watching the blockbuster "The Amazing Spider-Man", a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Banned Indian-born doctor to resume work in Britain


April 11th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) An Indian-born doctor, temporarily prevented from practicing in Britain by the General Medical Council (GMC), has been allowed to resume work after showing his willingness to ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston died of accidental drowning


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) The Los Angeles County coroner's office has confirmed that late singer Whitney Houston's cause of death was accidental drowning.The 48-year-old was found dead in a ... Read more...

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Argentine province to produce Viagra for free distribution


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 23 (IANS/EFE) The government of the central Argentine province of Santa Fe will manufacture the drug sildenafil, better known under the brandname Viagra, and will distribute it ... Read more...

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Teen girl offers drugs to cop, arrested


January 25th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) A US teenager found herself in big trouble after repeatedly texting a policeman asking him to buy drugs from her.Lorraine Apuzzo, 19, of Storrs in Connecticut, ... Read more...

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‘Happy Mondays’ don’t plan any major reform


December 6th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The band Happy Mondays have launched their comeback indicating that they don’t plan to make any major reforms as far as their current lineup are concerned, a ... Read more...

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96 Chinese held in fake medicine racket


November 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) A total of 96 people have been arrested and fake medicines worth around over $7 million seized in one of the biggest operations in Shanghai against ... Read more...

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China busts multi-million-dollar fake drugs racket


November 29th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Fake drugs worth 210 million yuan ($33 million) were seized in central China's Henan province, authorities said.Police busted 187 units that allegedly made or sold 240 ... Read more...

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Eminem’s memory loss woes


October 19th, 2011 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Rapper Eminem suffered massive memory loss because of his five-year battle with prescription drugs.The "Love The way You Lie" rapper struggled with a raging addiction to ... Read more...

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Eight mn fake tablets detected in Pakistan


September 27th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Eight million water purification tablets sent to flood-hit Sindh province were counterfeit, a firm has informed Pakistan.Floods in Sindh province have impacted over seven million people ... Read more...

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Multivitamins may not help smokers


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Smokers who take multivitamins while puffing many cigarettes daily should beware: there is no evidence that the pills will protect them against cancer.This has been revealed ... Read more...

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Mosquito pill on the horizon


July 12th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dakar, Senegal, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Senegal and the Colorado State University have concluded a study into a worm drug which turns the tide against mosquitoes. Scientists have long suspected ... Read more...

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Dawson allergy troubles!


June 26th, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Actress Rosario Dawson was well medicated on the set of her new movie "The Zookeeper" because she is severely allergic to animals.The "Sin City" star plays ... Read more...

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How contraceptives may cause high BP (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Long term exposure to estrogen, which is found in oral contraceptives, can cause high blood pressure.Doctors have traditionally believed the estrogen women consume as oral contraceptives ... Read more...

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Euthanasia fanatic ’showing videos on how to kill yourself to 14-yr-old students’


April 17th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): An Australian euthanasia activist has shocked the world by showing videos to young students illustrating assisted suicide.Dr Philip Nitschke, nicknamed Dr Death, is shown demonstrating his machine that ... Read more...

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Honeymoon murder: Indian origin accused held for violent outburst


April 12th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Indian-origin businessman Shrien Dewani, accused of plotting the murder of his newly-married wife during their honeymoon, has been arrested for violent outbursts at the psychiatric clinic ... Read more...

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Herbal medicine becoming source of livelihood for Nainital women


April 10th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Apr.10 (ANI): A self-help group in Uttarakhand has held a workshop to train women in preparing herbal medicines in Nainital to make them self-reliant. Around 65 women from across the state ... Read more...

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Wikipedia helps UK student diagnose his rare heart illness


April 1st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): A UK student, who was fobbed off by 10 doctors, has finally diagnosed his rare heart illness himself - thanks to Wikipedia.Edward Green, 26, spent eight years being ... Read more...

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Now, melt-in-the-mouth passion pill for impotence


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A new melt-in-the-mouth passion pill promises to be an ideal remedy for impotence. Market research by Bayer, makers of the new pill, found that four in ... Read more...

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Memorial held in honor of Mike Starr


March 21st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Relatives and friends of Mike Starr have held a public memorial in honor of the late ‘Alice in Chains’ bassist. A friend of Starr found his lifeless ... Read more...

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Brit Indian honeymooner placed in psychiatric care in London for own protection


March 16th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Prosecutors at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in London have agreed to admit Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire charged with masterminding his wife's murder during their honeymoon in Cape Town ... Read more...

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Brit hospital worker becomes first man to be jailed for stalking by blog


March 10th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): A hospital administrator in Britain has made history after he became the first person to be jailed for stalking a woman by blog.Manchester Magistrates' Court heard Stephen ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen ‘nearly died 4 times from drug overdoses’


March 10th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, March10 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's pals have claimed that the actor nearly 'died' four times in five months from drug overdoses.Friends also say that the former 'Two And a Half Men' star ... Read more...

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Keith Richards’ daughter appears in court over drug and graffiti charges


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 02 (ANI): Musician Keith Richards' daughter, Theodora, appeared in court in New York City on drug possession and graffiti charges.Police said that the 25-year-old was caught drawing on the side ... Read more...

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Wife of Pak man shot by American diplomat in Lahore commits suicide


February 7th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 7(ANI): The wife of one of the two men gunned down by US diplomat Raymond Davis in Lahore last month, has committed suicide by eating rat poison.According to the ... Read more...

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US official firing case: Victim’s widow commits suicide (Lead)


February 6th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The widow of a Pakistani, who was one of the two people shot dead by US official Raymond Davis in Lahore, committed suicide Sunday, alleging that the authorities ... Read more...

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US official firing case: Widow of victim attempts suicide


February 6th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The widow of a Pakistani, who was one of two people shot dead by US official Raymond Davis in Lahore, attempted suicide Sunday, seeking justice for her husband.Shumaila, ... Read more...

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Prozac restores movement after paralysing stroke attack


January 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Taking Prozac, an anti-depressant, may help restore movement in stroke victims and ease paralysis. The drug may aid recovery after a stroke whether patients are depressed or not, ... Read more...

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