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Solar powered lasers could zap asteroids


March 28th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Engineers are developing an innovative laser-based technique to zap asteroids with greater probability of success. This could prevent asteroids from exploding on earth.The technique hinges on ... Read more...

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Marathons could permanently damage heart: Study


December 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Running marathons could permanently damage your heart, say scientists.High-endurance activities can lead to scarring of the right ventricle, increasing the risk of health complications, a study ... Read more...

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Mouth bugs, gum disease linked


October 28th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Bugs in our mouths bring on a debilitating condition which leads to painful gums and the loosening of teeth, say researchers, in an unexpected finding that ... Read more...

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Patridge wears sunscreen at night


September 6th, 2011 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Actress Audrina Patridge prefers wearing sunscreen at night in order to save herself from undergoing plastic surgery in the future.The 26-year-old is confident the preventative measures ... Read more...

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Malaysia urged to speed up changes to Internal Security Act


January 26th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Jan.26 (ANI): Malaysia should expedite its amendments to the Internal Security Act (ISA) and other laws that are considered restrictive, says Human Rights Watch in its latest report.The New ... Read more...

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Brooke Mueller checks into a sober living rehab facility


December 5th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brooke Mueller has checked herself into a sober living facility, which is located in Los Angeles. According to a report by US Magazine, Charlie Sheen’s ... Read more...

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30-second test to predict Alzheimer’s on the anvil


November 12th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease decades before symptoms appear would soon be possible, courtesy a 30-second test being developed by scientists.The simple procedure, which detects the signs of Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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Celebs particularly vulnerable to bed bugs, say experts


October 13th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Experts hint that celebrities may be at higher risk of being bitten by blood-sucking bed bugs.Action Pest Control president John Russell says that celebrities traveling from five-star hotel ... Read more...

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‘Hygiene bigger concern than terror attack at CWG’


September 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 18 (IANS) Swimming Australia (SA) coach Leigh Nugent Saturday said hygiene is a bigger concern for their swimmers than a terror attack at the Commonwealth Games Village. Nugennt said the ... Read more...

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Real housewives of New Jersey banned from a country club


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It seems that the Real Housewives of New Jersey have drawn the ire of the New Jersey Country Club management. In the latest reports all the ... Read more...

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Craigslist responds to claims of promoting prostitution


August 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Online marketplace Craigslist has responded to allegations that it helps promote prostitution, after two women made an appeal to close the site's adult section, saying it had wrecked ... Read more...

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Mums-to-be who put on too much weight have fatter kids


August 5th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Mothers-to-be, who gain too much weight, are more likely to have fatter children, according to a study.It is well established that larger mothers have heavier babies at birth, ... Read more...

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Glasgow must stop human trafficking threat before Commonwealth Games


June 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Glasgow (Scotland), June 16 (ANI): The Trafficking Awareness Raising Alliance (Tara) in Glasgow has warned that preventative measures need to be put in place now if the city is to avoid problems ... Read more...

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Korn members boycott BP fuel to protest oil spill


June 10th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 10 (IANS) Members of the metal band Korn have banned their tour bus drivers from using British Petroleum (BP) oil as a mark of protest against the Gulf of ... Read more...

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Australian Government to spend millions to fight spread of radical Islam


May 8th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): The Australian Government will be earmarking millions of dollars to check the spread of radical Islam in the country. The measure comes as part of a Federal ... Read more...

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Nebraska Governor declares a state of emergency due to ice jams


February 6th, 2010 - 2:49 am ICT by BNO News
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (BNO NEWS) – Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman on Friday declared a state of emergency due to the potential for ice jam-related flooding along the lower Platte River.The Nebraska Emergency Management ... Read more...

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Poor mental functioning may up stroke risk


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Memory failing? Well, you may be at higher risk for stroke, concludes a new study.Published in the February 2, 2010, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of ... Read more...

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Treatments needed to tackle obesity crisis: Experts


November 30th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30 (ANI): Experts have urged to step up the efforts for developing drug treatments to tackle the obesity crisis.According to Joseph Proietto, a professor of medicine at the University of ... Read more...

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Extra-virgin olive oil may help prevent, treat Alzheimer’s


September 30th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A naturally-occurring compound found in extra-virgin olive oil can help prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease, say researchers.The team from Monell and Northwestern researchers has found that the compound ... Read more...

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New test predicts heart disease risk more accurately


July 9th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new test that can help predict a person's risk of heart disease more accurately.An independent external validation of QRISK, a new score ... Read more...

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Gilly predicts Lee to fire in 2-1 Ashes victory for Australia


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, July 2 (ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has backed a "hungry" Brett Lee to fire the Australians to a 2-1 victory in the 2009 Ashes series against England in England.Lee, ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe de-horns rhinos to curb poaching


May 31st, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, May 31 (Xinhua) The Zimbabwe government has launched a massive exercise to de-horn rhinoceroses so that these animals do not have any value for poachers, a media report said. Environment and Natural ... Read more...

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Swine flu could hit investment: Moody’s Economy.com


April 30th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Swine flu scare may adversely impact investment and business confidence in India, the research arm of rating agency Moody's said Thursday. "The swine flu scare will likely weigh ... Read more...

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Your gait could reveal your knee problems


April 14th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 14 (IANS) More than 25,000 knees are replaced in Australia every year, but most of them can be prevented with the help of gait analysis. We need to know more ... Read more...

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Common infections may trigger leukaemia


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that exposure to common infections might lead to the development of childhood leukaemia.The researchers claimed to have identified a molecule called TGF, produced by the ... Read more...

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Intensive environmental cleaning reduces spread of hospital superbugs


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A rigorous environmental cleaning intervention can help reduce the spread of hospital superbugs in ICUs, according to a new study led by Indian origin scientist.Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ... Read more...

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New cardiovascular score to improve heart attack, stroke detection


June 25th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): An international team of researchers have developed a new and more accurate method for assessing a persons risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).The team has developed QRisk2, ... Read more...

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Eating while driving could be dangerous


May 26th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 26 (ANI): Eating while driving could be dangerous, suggests a new survey.The poll conducted by female automotive magazine website www.shebuys.com.au revealed that out of 321 respondents 68 per ... Read more...

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Not enough or too much sleep linked to diabetes


December 3rd, 2007 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Not getting enough sleep or getting too much of it can be a bad thing, for researchers at the Columbia University in New York have found a link ... Read more...

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Not checking kids may turn them into violent, antisocial adults


November 14th, 2007 - 2:20 am ICT by admin
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