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Egyptian’s 31 inch biceps crowned world’s biggest


September 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian-born bodybuilder's 31-inch biceps have been crowned the biggest in the world, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.Moustafa Ismail, 24, has spent 10 years pumping iron ... Read more...

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Scientists find new ways of choking tumours


August 24th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Scientists can now choke tumours by cutting off the supply of a specific sugar known as GlcNAc (glick-nack), which they have identified for the first time.Tumours ... Read more...

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Lopez stays curvy, toned with small meals


July 16th, 2012 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez eats four small meals a day in order to maintain her curvy-yet-toned body.The 42-year-old is famed for her body and sources say ... Read more...

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Hope for mouth cancer treatment


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A protein active in mouth cancer has been identified that could lead to new methods to treat the disease, according to a British study.The protein FRMD4A ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s workouts in wee hours


May 10th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Singer Rihanna makes sure she fits in a 25-minute exercise plan, broken down into five segments, in her daily schedule, even if it means training ... Read more...

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Low testosterone levels could cause diabetes


May 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Low testosterone levels in males could elevate their risk of developing diabetes, says a new study.The findings from the University of Edinburgh could also help explain ... Read more...

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Protein loss causes old-age gum disease


April 18th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) A drop in the level of protein called Del-1 is why gum diseases become more common with old age, says a new research.Periodontitis is a gum ... Read more...

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Sarah Harding wants perfect body


April 15th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Singer Sarah Harding says she wants a body to die for so that she can show ex-fiance Tom Crane what he's missing.The 30-year-old, who recently completed ... Read more...

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Disarming bugs can combat antibiotic resistance


April 5th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Disarming harmful bugs could be a better way to combat antibiotic resistance than by killing them, says a new study. Research led by Monash University in ... Read more...

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Excessive protein in scalp linked to male baldness


April 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Excessive quantity of the protein Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) in in men's scalps may be causing hair loss, a new study says. The finding potentially opens the ... Read more...

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Hathaway desperate to lose weight


March 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 31 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway is on a 500-calorie-a-day diet to drop two dress sizes to portray a hungry, dying prostitute in the movie adaptation of ... Read more...

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Women who eat less meat suffer depression: Study


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Women who eat less than the recommended amount of meat in their diet are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety, according to a study.They ... Read more...

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Hope for balding men


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Scientists have identified a hair-loss protein that could potentially pave the way for a cure for male baldness. Tests were carried out on tissue from the ... Read more...

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Scientists crack riddle of clot-busting enzyme


March 12th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 12 (IANS) Scientists have cracked the riddle of a clot-busting enzyme, potentially opening the way to more effective therapy for stroke, heart attack and cancer.Monash University researchers, led ... Read more...

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John Abraham goes lean for ‘Shootout At Wadala’


February 20th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) John Abraham has displayed his brawny and chiselled physique in many films, but now he will have to get rid of it to suit his ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon put on diet


January 19th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon has been put on strict diet regime after his recent hospitalisation following kidney problems."I'm feeling good, I'm in the office, I'm grinding, the ... Read more...

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Plant found with built-in drought alarm


January 13th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) A signal found in plants could act as a drought alarm, allowing them to adapt to such extreme conditions.Scientists stumbled on the signal while trying to ... Read more...

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Beauty cream with bee stings in great demand


December 29th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) As bizarre as it may sound, beauty creams that contain bee stings are in huge demand in Britain as they reportedly prevent ageing by smoothing ... Read more...

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Eat less, take coffee for better memory, thinner waistline


December 20th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) If you are one of those who always wished to have a strong memory power or remained worried due to increasing waistline, the solution lies in ... Read more...

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Bug’s signal helps its army as also alert target


December 19th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) A signal emanating from invading bugs not only helps them organise but also alerts their intended target, the rice plants, to activate their defence mechanisms! This ... Read more...

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Single shot relieves pain in spinal injuries


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A single shot of Fibronectin, administered just after a spinal injury, can limit pain for eight months, according to new research.Fibronectin, a protein that exists naturally ... Read more...

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Don’t go starving yourself: Lima


November 14th, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Brazilian model Adriana Lima, who previously said that she drinks only protein shakes for nine days before walking the ramp, has urged teenagers not to starve ... Read more...

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Discovery on measles could spur less toxic cancer cure


November 6th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) A new discovery about the measles virus, arguably the most virulent pathogen which afflicts 10 million children worldwide, could also help spur less toxic cancer treatments.The ... Read more...

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Dr Oz: 7 Days to Boost Weight Loss & Cut Carb Cravings


October 11th, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's 'Dr Oz Show', the doctor, along with Personal Trainer and Transformation Specialist from the television show 'Extreme Makeover-Weight Loss Edition', Chris Powell tackled weight loss and ... Read more...

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Potent new drugs likely from witches’ brew


October 10th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) A brew administered by African witch doctors to pregnant women to hasten labour and delivery could be a source of promising new drugs.The brew, concocted from ... Read more...

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Scientists isolate protein that sculpts memory


September 29th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Altering tiny amounts of a protein in specific parts of the brains of mammals can profoundly affect learning and memory, says a new study. The protein, ... Read more...

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‘Bouncer’ protein halts rheumatoid arthritis


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have figured out how the immune cells of rheumatoid arthritis patients become hyperactive and attack their joints and bones. It is because these cells lose ... Read more...

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Now, cats that glow in the dark


September 12th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Scientists in New York have created cats that glow green in the dark, a media report said Monday.A gene from a fluorescent jellyfish was inserted into ... Read more...

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‘Tomb Raider’ inspired Jolie to adopt


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie reveals she was inspired to adopt by her role in "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider"."A turning point in my life came when I ... Read more...

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Dog, allergic to grass, wears boots


July 2nd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) A dog in Britain suffers from a rare allergy to grass and has to wear special boots to walk in the park.Eight-year-old Jaxs - a Jack ... Read more...

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Secret of Fox’s svelte figure


July 1st, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox believes treating herself on the weekend is the secret to her stunning figure."Megan has been treating herself at the weekends. On weekdays she ... Read more...

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Amazing retina explains birds’ unparalleled vision


June 24th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Our feathered friends have something that humans lack -- an extraordinarily sharp and powerful vision.The avian retina is far more complex in structure and composition than ... Read more...

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Nelly is broke because of addiction to steroids


May 30th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Media reports suggest that singer Nelly is broke because he has spent his money on steroids, gambling and drugs. The reports followed a tweet by Nelly’s ... Read more...

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Battle of bulge: Read food labels right


May 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Wondering why all your gym sessions and health food are not making any difference to your expanding waistline? The problem may be your reading skills! ... Read more...

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Pattinson wishes to work just one day in a week


May 9th, 2011 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson wishes he could work just one day in a week so that he can get enough time for simple hobbies."My ideal job would ... Read more...

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