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12,000 Delhi premises conducive for mosquito breeding: Walia


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A total of 12,000 premises in the capital were found to be conducive for mosquitoes' breeding from February to June this year, said Delhi Health ... Read more...

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Mandira Bedi to endorse stem cell bank


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Anchor-actress Mandira Bedi, who is expecting her first child, was Thursday appointed the official brand-ambassador of Cryo-Save, a stem cell bank. In her new role, ... Read more...

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‘Vampire facelift’ using patient’s own blood latest cosmetic fad


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Texas, Feb 23 (ANI): A clinic in Austin, Texas, is offering those who wish to regain their youthful look a new cosmetic procedure called the "vampire facelift", which uses a patient's own ... Read more...

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Blood-clotting bandage to help save lives on the battlefield


January 30th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Scottish scientists are developing a new chemical bandage that will help save lives on the battlefield by instantly helping to clot blood and staunch wounds.The authors have discovered ... Read more...

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Culprits in life-threatening clotting disorder uncovered


December 4th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Individuals with a potentially life-threatening condition predisposing them to blood clots, or thrombosis, might someday receive therapy to prevent the condition, thanks to new findings by UT Southwestern ... Read more...

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Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy shows promise for knee osteoarthritis


November 21st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A new American study has positioned Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) as a viable means in managing knee osteoarthritis.The research, authored by Steven Sampson of the Orthohealing Center ... Read more...

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Brain bleeding ‘common among older individuals’


November 9th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Brain bleeding is a common occurrence among older individuals, according to a UC Irvine study."In this study, deep regions of the brain were closely examined under a microscope, ... Read more...

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Oscar-Winning Actress Lisa Blount Dies At 53


October 29th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Little Rock, Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Lisa Blount who is best known for playing the role of Lynette Pomeroy in the highly acclaimed flick "An Officer and a Gentleman" ... Read more...

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No shortage of platelets in Delhi hospitals


September 6th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday assured there was no shortage of platelets in its hospitals across the city in the wake of rise in dengue cases, which have ... Read more...

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Now, synthetic platelets to halt internal and external bleeding


December 17th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): American researchers have successfully developed synthetic platelets that will aid in reducing external and internal bleeding that is often fatal.The team led by Erin Lavik, a Case Western ... Read more...

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30 new dengue cases in Delhi take total to 913


November 18th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) With 30 new cases of dengue recorded in the national capital Wednesday, the total number of people infected with the vector-borne disease touched 913, health officials said. "In ... Read more...

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Delhi government holds high level meeting on dengue


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With a rise in the dengue cases in Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday held a high-level meeting to discuss the preparedness of health authorities to tackle ... Read more...

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‘Molecular key’ to successful blood stem cell transplants identified


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers at University of British Columbia have identified a 'molecular key' that has the potential to increase the success of blood stem cell transplants.Blood stem cell transplants are ... Read more...

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Novel drug offers highly effective treatment for blood disorder


March 21st, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found a new drug that can prove to be an effective treatment option for thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), a chronic blood disorder.Thrombocytopenic ... Read more...

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Now, blood jabs that help athletes beat injury


February 22nd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Injecting athletes with their own blood can speed recovery from a whole range of sporting injuries, say scientists.The procedure known as platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRPT) dates back ... Read more...

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Indian-origin boffin tells us why we get the blues


August 8th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): A group of researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have identified a distinct biochemical crosstalk, which they say, might be responsible for postpartum depression.According to Dr. Puttur ... Read more...

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Scientists test non-invasive alternatives to liver biopsy


February 3rd, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb. 3 (ANI): Two new studies have tested non-invasive alternatives to liver biopsy, in order to examine live diseases like liver fibrosis or cirrhosis.The results reveal that an enhanced version of ... Read more...

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Resistant to aspirin raises heart attack risk


January 18th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study has found that patients who are resistant to aspirin are four times more likely to have a heart attack, stroke, or even die from a ... Read more...

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Daily dose of aspirin may help reduce heart disease risk


November 14th, 2007 - 8:18 am ICT by admin
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Ultra-low-dose aspirin may reduce bleeding in portal hypertension patients


November 14th, 2007 - 1:58 am ICT by admin
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