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British ’smart bomb’ to target cancer


June 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A cancer "smart bomb" has been invented by British scientists to boost the potency of drugs against the killer disease.The tiny device, being developed at the ... Read more...

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Iranian scientist creates gas-filled aspirin to fight cancer


March 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 13 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has developed a gas-filled aspirin that can boost the cancer-fighting ability of the drug, the Iranian Students News agency (ISNA) reported.Khosrow Kashfi, associate ... Read more...

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Anna and Hazare-ism are here to stay (News Analysis)


August 29th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The fast is over. The fight is not.As Team Anna and tens of thousands celebrated Sunday after Anna Hazare broke his hunger strike for ... Read more...

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Men’s potency crashes when wives bond with male buddies


August 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Middle-aged and older men find their potency comes crashing down when their wives or girlfriends bond with their male buddies.Researchers from Cornell and Chicago Universities have ... Read more...

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Kerala’s aphrodisiac man out to prove Musli potency


June 25th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 25 (IANS) Ahead of the Kerala High Court hearing on the state government ban on popular herbal aphrodisiac Musli Power X-tra, its maker has offered a Rs.10 crore ... Read more...

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Scorpion venom-injected pesticide could protect plants from bugs!


April 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered new ways to use scorpion venom to protect plants from bugs.Past research identified scorpion toxin's usefulness in the development of insecticides. Its venom attacks ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A compound for healing painful blisters


April 25th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Researchers have identified a compound that shows promise in healing painful blisters known as shingles, not amenable to treatment so far.Most adults remember the fever, itchy ... Read more...

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Novel anti-shingles agent developed


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Shingles is a condition that affects mostly elderly and for which no specific treatment exists.Now, researchers at the University of Georgia and Yale University have discovered an effective ... Read more...

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Paracetamol, antibiotics don’t work in outer space


April 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Common drugs like paracetamol and antibiotics often lose their potency in outer space and would be useless for astronauts who are experiencing headaches or fighting infections, ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-lowering drug could protect kidneys after surgery


April 12th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new study involving an Indian-origin researcher has suggested that taking a cholesterol-lowering drug called statin before having major elective surgery could potentially reduce serious kidney complications.Each year, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aimless protein plays crucial role in pathogen-based disease


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that a supposedly inactive protein actually plays a crucial role in the ability of one the world's most prolific pathogens to cause disease, findings that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating ‘handful’ of walnuts best bet for healthy heart


March 28th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
March 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that walnuts have a combination of more healthful antioxidants and higher quality antioxidants than any other nut.It positioned walnuts in the No. 1 slot ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Overjoyed As The Two Are Scheduled To Become Parents Of Twins: A Boy And A Girl


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 2, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Mariah Carey is a prominent American R&B as well as pop vocalist and songwriter. She has also been a record producer as well as ... Read more...

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Martha Stewart Hospitalized After Her Canine Wallops Martha On Her Face


January 14th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 14, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Martha Stewart, the American lifestyle pundit, required 9 stitches to shut a bloodied slash on her upper lip earlier this week. Her canine, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Raw ginger can ease muscle pain after exercise


October 5th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Ginger can help ease muscle pain caused by exercise.Taking a small amount of the tuber daily reduces the strain on muscles after a workout, says a new ... Read more...

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Raw ginger can reduce muscle strain after exercise


October 5th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that taking raw ginger in small amount every day reduces the strain on muscles after a workout.Ginger has long been used as ... Read more...

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‘Monster of chillies’ could set a new world record


September 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): The 'monster of chillies' is expected to set a new world record, its British producers have said.The Infinity chilli is so hot it is the equivalent of drinking ... Read more...

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First clinical trials on potent new hepatitis C drug successfully completed


September 4th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): Scientists have successfully completed the first clinical trials on a new investigational drug being developed to treat infections caused by Hepatitis C virus.INX-189, which is still in the ... Read more...

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Will ‘WE ARE FAMILY’ get a step motherly treatment at the box office?


August 31st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Anywhere in the world, the term "family' is used where there is a father, a mother and a child or their children – all living under ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Men’s genes make them more vulnerable to heart diseases and strokes


August 31st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): A new study indicates that men's genes make them more prone to heart diseases and strokes.Significant genetic variations called l-haplogroup make them 55 per cent more likely to ... Read more...

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How chemical repellents trip up insects


August 29th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that it is the molecular makeup of bugs that enables citronellal (the aromatic liquid used in lotions, sprays and candles) and DEET to ... Read more...

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Collingwood scoffs at ‘overrated’ Pak bowling attack


July 28th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Loughborough (UK), July 28 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Paul Collingwood has described the Pakistan bowling attack as overrated and added that reports describing its potency are "way over the top".He said Australia's ... Read more...

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‘Fearless’ Steve Smith ready for Test challenge


July 10th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10(ANI): Australian leg-spinner Steve Smith's assistant coach at New South Wales reckons that the 21-year-old has what it takes to succeed in the longest version of cricket.David Freedman's comments ... Read more...

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Marijuana use in California may double if legal: Study


July 8th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Legalizing marijuana could bring down the price of the drug and encourage sales in California, says a new study.The study by RAND Corporation reported that the prices could ... Read more...

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Shopping makes men impotent?


June 30th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Shopping is really bad for men's health and fertility, scientists are now saying after new research. Researchers have discovered that a chemical compound found on some cash receipts contains ... Read more...

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Stars Favour ‘I Hate Luv Storys’ !


June 29th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When even successful makers like Karan Johar turn to "numerology' to spell their film titles, it only makes people like us more proud.His latest outing "I ... Read more...

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Sea snail venom offers potent pain relief


June 16th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Scientists have developed a pill for nerve-related pain using sea snail venom that could be 100 times as potent as leading treatments.Current medications for neurapathic disorders include morphine, ... Read more...

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Beckham’s impotency pills promise miracle cure for sexual problems, claims Russian ad


June 4th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4(ANI): England footballer David Beckham's fans are furious over an advertisement in Russia, which has used his image to plug impotency pills.According to reports, no permission was sought ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Encephalitis vaccination campaign hampered by shortage of vaccine in Uttar Pradesh


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 3 (ANI): With the vaccination programme not successfully completed in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District, the children here are under the threat of Japanese Encephalitis this year.The inoculation drive ... Read more...

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Just do it


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Solve it, and if it means calling in the Army, then so be it. The Prime Minister on Tuesday said the government would fight terrorism "root and ... Read more...

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Ultra Pure Mexican Heroin Puts US Drug OD’s on Rise


May 25th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) While the battle over US border laws such as the one in Arizona rages on, drug smugglers from Mexico are peddling more and more of a new danger ... Read more...

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Ultra-pure Heroin Secretly Makes Headway In U.S.


May 25th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being seen as a major reason for worry, the drug smugglers are peddling type of ultra pure heroine from Mexico to various states ... Read more...

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Maoists, government begin number game after strike fails


May 11th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) After their six-day general strike failed to oust the ruling coalition of Nepal, the opposition Maoists have begun a number game in a renewed effort to take power ... Read more...

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Kiwis must close gap against Australia, says editorial


April 3rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.3 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket's focus must be on closing the gap against Australia, says an editorial in the New Zealand Herald.While this country remains highly competitive in the limited-overs games, ... Read more...

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Impotency Doubles Heart Attack Risk, Study Reveals


March 16th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research has revealed that impotent men are more likely to die of heart related ailments in comparison to non-impotent heart patients. The study which ... Read more...

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