quality of life

Kidney cells could help do away with transplants


July 28th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, July 28 (IANS) Around 60 million people worldwide have chronic kidney disease and many need dialysis or transplants. But thanks to a vital breakthrough, patients' own kidney cells collected ... Read more...

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NHRC to review government programmes, submit report to UN


July 15th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Highlighting the large inefficacy of various government schemes, including flagship programmes, because of corruption at different levels, India's apex human rights body Friday said it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China focuses on quality of life in family planning


July 12th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) China's family planning policy will now focus on population management so as to improve the quality of life, an official said.Li Bin, minister of the National ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ADB gives $100 mn loan to China


June 25th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $100 million in loan to help China's remote counties build new infrastructure and boost tourism.The projects include construction and ... Read more...

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Pidilite founder wins award (With Image)


June 6th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Balvant K. Parekh, chairman of Pidilite Industries, the makers of Fevicol brand of adhesives, was Monday selected for the prestigious J. Talbot Winchell Award, making him ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Smart bandage’ to speed up wound healing


June 6th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Smart bandages that can change colour to reveal the progress of wound healing, besides speeding up their recovery, are in the offing."We hope that the dressing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gabrielle Giffords recovering from her skull wound


May 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is on course to recover from a gunshot into her head, doctors say. Doctors on Wednesday carried out a milestone operation on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Krishna condoles Khandu’s demise


May 4th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In the first official condolence of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's death in a chopper crash, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Study finds disconnect between health and behavior in young adults


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new survey has found that eight out of 10 people between ages 25-44 years old think they are living a healthy lifestyle and are more likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Poor sleep linked to worse health outcomes in diabetics


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that people with diabetes who sleep poorly have higher insulin resistance, and a harder time controlling the disease.The result suggests that poor sleep may contribute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abu Dhabi to have separate paths for cycling


May 1st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 1 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will develop pathways for pedestrians and bicycles in a bid to improve transport options as well as the quality of life, officials said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New opportunities lure Indians, Chinese back home


April 28th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Thanks to economic opportunities back home and a deeply flawed US immigration system, skilled immigrants from India and China are now leaving the US in droves, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brain bypass regenerates lost brain tissue


April 25th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Neurosurgeons have successfully regenerated lost brain tissue through brain bypass surgery in patients whose blood flow to the organ was impaired by strokes. This loss of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bihar roads better than in many parts of Europe: EU MPs


April 13th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) A delegation of European Union (EU) MPs met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday and offered to help in the state's development. The lawmakers said ... Read more...

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Serbians rally to show support to quake-hit Japanese


April 11th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 11 (IANS) Over 3,000 Serbians participated in a rally to express their support to the Japanese people who have been struggling with the consequences of devastating earthquake ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rat problem in NYC is hampering tourism


April 7th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pest control officials in New York City have warned that cutting funds to the program would only harm the city’s tourism. Officials are demanding that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kharge inaugurates State-of-the-Art ESIC hospital at Manesar


March 28th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Manesar (Gurgaon), Mar 28 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge inaugurated the 100-bedded state-of-the-art ESIC Hospital at Manesar, near Gurgaon in Haryana on Monday.In his inaugural speech, Kharge ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Worrying about breast cancer returning can hit women’s quality of life


March 28th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Some women with early stage breast cancer are vulnerable to excessive worrying about cancer recurrence, according to a new study.The study also indicates that worrying about cancer recurrence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For terminally ill, quality of life more important than length of time left


March 24th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has found that more people would want to improve the quality of their life if they were terminally ill rather than lengthen it.The majority surveyed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha continues tea export ban


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Mar.22 (ANI): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), a regional outfit in West Bengal, has said it will continue its call for a ban on the export of Darjeeling Tea till the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

DSIIDC allots 304 industrial plots


March 19th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) has allotted 304 industrial plots to applicants under the Relocation Scheme of Industries here.DSIIDC chairman-cum-managing director Chetan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gardening gives older people a ‘zest for life’


March 19th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Want to feel younger, healthier and more alive? Start gardening, suggests a new research.Researchers from two universities in Texas found that a regular spot of gardening gives the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prevention of non-communicable diseases priority: Azad


March 16th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India will start prioritising prevention of non-communicable diseases in its public health policy, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Wednesday."There is now a growing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Middle-age obesity can bring about dementia: Oz study


March 5th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 5 (ANI): A study has found that of the more than 1000 Australians, who are diagnosed with dementia, many are suffering from it due to being overweight in middle age.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Weight-loss surgery successfully treats overweight teens


March 5th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that bariatric surgery can result in significant weight loss in severely obese adolescents.'Bariatric surgery' refers to several different surgical procedures designed to assist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cuban medicine for diabetic ulcers gains popularity


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago de Cuba, March 1 (IANS) A Cuban medication for diabetic feet ulcers is fast becoming popular in a number of countries and has been used to treat more than 22,000 patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Most people with ‘locked in’ syndrome are happy: Survey


February 24th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A new survey has found that despite living life using only rudimentary speech or limited movements such as blinking or moving eyes, most people suffering from the 'locked ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gastric bypass surgery lead to better long-term results


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Two new studies have found that gastric bypass surgery lead to better long-term results including greater weight loss, resolution of diabetes and improved quality of life compared with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bone-anchored hearing aids ‘beneficial’ for hearing-impaired kids


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that bone-anchored hearing aids appear helpful in improving hearing and quality of life in children with hearing loss in one or both ears."Since ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kharge lays foundation stone of ESIC Nursing College in Bangalore


February 4th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 4 (ANI) Union Labour and Employment Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday laid the foundation stone of Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Nursing College and Auditorium at ESI Hospital, Indiranagar, in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Exercise may help patients with irritable bowel syndrome


January 26th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that exercise could benefit irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients.The research, conducted at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg and at Alingsas Hospital, included 102 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IT firms prefer Punjab as investment destination: Survey


January 20th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) Punjab has emerged as a preferred destination for investments in the field of Information Technology (IT) due to its infrastructure and high quality of life, an investor perception ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nebraska’s Teresa Scanlan crowned Miss America 2011


January 17th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by BNO News
LAS VEGAS (BNO NEWS) -- Nebraska's 17-year-old Teresa Scanlan was crowned Miss America 2011 on Saturday night, becoming the youngest since a 1938 age regulation was changed in 1993.Scanlan, from Gering, Nebraska ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vitamin E pill seems to ease PMS pain


January 17th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Pre-menstrual syndrome or PMS affects around 75 percent women and up to 40 percent of those say it damages the quality of life. PMS patients are prescribed simple ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Miss Michigan Katie Lynn LaRoche Wins Quality Of Life Award At Miss America 2011


January 16th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Las Vegas, Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the names of the finalists were being announced, fans of Katie Lynn LaRoche were flung into a state of despair as the Miss ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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