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Hyderabad police intensify search for kidnapped doctor


September 5th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) A special team of Hyderabad police Wednesday intensified their search for a doctor who was allegedly kidnapped for ransom.Police traced the mobile phone of Harsha Reddy, ... Read more...

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Pinki undergoes gender test, medical board seeks more time (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently under judicial custody for "rape", Monday underwent gender determining medical tests at the ... Read more...

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Haryana takes another step to stop female foeticide


May 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) In a major step to prevent sex determination and female foeticide, the Haryana government announced Wednesday that pregnant women will have to submit a photocopy of ... Read more...

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Delhi hospital launches helpline for strokes


May 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) With the number of strokes on the rise, Delhi's Fortis hospital Tuesday launched a toll-free helpline for victims.A statement from the hospital chain said its ... Read more...

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Women born to older mothers may develop breast cancer


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Girls born to mothers over 39 years and women who were taller and thinner than the average girl prior to puberty faced higher chances of developing ... Read more...

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Seven held for pre-medical test scams


June 6th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Seven people, including a doctor, were arrested for tampering with the answer sheets in the entrance test for the All India Institute of Medical ... Read more...

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Deciding whether intersex babies should be boys or girls


March 18th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): An estimated 1 in 2,000 children born each year are neither boy nor girl, they are intersex, and the question as to who should decide what their gender ... Read more...

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Prevent misuse of technique in female foeticide: President


January 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Friday stressed the need to prevent misuse of diagnostic technology in female foeticide calling it detrimental to the society. "An aspect that needs ... Read more...

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Nepal president to visit alma mater in Chandigarh


January 17th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav will be chief guest at the annual convocation at his alma mater Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in February.Yadav, 62, ... Read more...

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Cat hailed a hero after saving house from fire by opening window


December 14th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A cat in Britain has been hailed as a hero after it prevented its owner's house from burning down by opening a window.Pepper, a five-year-old pet cat, had ... Read more...

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Patient’s own blood may treat hamstring injury


December 1st, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists in UK have found an effective two-part treatment for microtears in the hamstring: injections of the patient's own blood and a steroid along with "dry-needling," in which ... Read more...

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IQ linked to quantity, not quality, of short-term memory


November 30th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Ever wondered why is one person's IQ higher than another's? Well, a new research has answered this question.According to a University of Oregon study, more items stored in ... Read more...

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Walking slows Alzheimer’s progress


November 29th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Walking five miles or about eight kilometres a week may slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Walking slowed the decline in memory skills in people showing early ... Read more...

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TSA scanners can reveal boob jobs, prosthetic testicles


November 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): If you thought airport scanners could detect only explosives or liquids, be prepared to be embarrassed.Dr. Kristin Byrne, a radiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York ... Read more...

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George Clooney visits girlfriend’s parents


September 19th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 19 (ANI): George Clooney and girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis flew to Sardinia this week to meet her parents Cesare a radiologist, and wife Bruna, a homemaker.On the first day of their ... Read more...

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Man throws shoe at Greek PM


September 11th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Sep 11 (DPA) A man threw a shoe at Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou Saturday in protest against the socialist government's austerity measures. The shoe missed its intended target and the man ... Read more...

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Dump CT for ultrasound to get better results, says radiologist


March 8th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) A scientist has urged the medical fraternity to use ultrasound instead of computed tomography (CT), for better first-time diagnosis, in evaluating acute female pelvic and lower abdominal conditions. "How ... Read more...

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Epigenetics could help determine risks linked to low-dose radiation


February 1st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): The study of epigenetics could play a role in determining whether or not future trends of diseases can in fact be linked to low-dose radiation delivered from computed ... Read more...

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Italian medico’s R-Day gift - 10 low-cost heart surgeries (With Images)


January 27th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 27 (IANS) A world-renowned Italian medico gave a Republic Day gift to 10 Indian heart patients by performing low-cost angioplasty surgeries on them at a private hospital here. The surgeries ... Read more...

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Now, diagnosing autism may be easier


January 11th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Children suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) process sound and language a fraction of a second slower than normal children. Measuring magnetic signals that mark this delay may ... Read more...

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‘Super Glue’ may help save babies with Vein of Galen malformation


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Scotland doctors have pioneered a novel technique to save the lives of children suffering from Vein of Galen malformation, which kills babies within three or four days.Children born ... Read more...

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Smartphones may help diagnose acute appendicitis


November 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Using a handheld device or mobile phone equipped with special software, radiologists can accurately diagnose acute appendicitis from a remote location, according to a new study.Asim F. Choudhri, ... Read more...

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Now, mobile phones can diagnose acute appendicitis


November 30th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Radiologists can diagnose acute appendicitis from a remote location with the use of a mobile phone equipped with special software. "The goal is to improve the speed and accuracy ... Read more...

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Beverage can stay-tabs still unsafe: Study


November 30th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that beverage can stay-tabs pose swallowing risk.Three decades ago, U.S. manufacturers switched from removable can pull-tabs to stay-tabs, as there were a rising ... Read more...

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Indian-Canadian victim of medical negligence gets $5 mn


July 9th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, July 9 (IANS) An Indian-Canadian man has been awarded $5 million (Rs.20 crore) by a court for medical negligence by a local hospital that left him incapacitated for life. Shawn Kahlon, 41, ... Read more...

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Continental Flight 61 pilot dies mid flight


June 19th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Passengers on a Continental Airlines flight from Belgium to New Jersey had an uneventful landing, despite the flights 60-year-old pilot dyeing mid-flight.Continental Flight 61, a Boeing 777 with 247 passengers onboard landed ... Read more...

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Mumbai court rules that Kasab is not a minor as per medical reports


April 28th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 28 (ANI): A special court here today ruled that Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone survivor of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, is not a minor.The court ruling was ... Read more...

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Court to decide whether Kasab is a juvenile or not


April 28th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 28 (ANI): A special court here today will decide the juvenility of Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only survivour attacker of Mumbai terror attacks.On April 24, a court had ... Read more...

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Novel method to identify early-stage lung cancer


April 24th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): By using a computer-aided detection (CAD) method, radiologists could identify cancerous lung nodules at an early stage, a new study has claimed.Performed at the University of Maryland Medical ... Read more...

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Special court orders medical test to determine Kasab’s age


April 24th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 24 (ANI): A special court on Friday ordered an inquiry to determine the age of Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only survivour attacker of Mumbai terror attacks, by April 28. ... Read more...

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Novel computer-based model to help in early breast cancer diagnosis


April 4th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): A research team led by Indian origin scientist has developed a computer-based model that would help in early breast cancer diagnosis and avoid unnecessary biopsies.Dr Jagpreet Chhatwal, Dr ... Read more...

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Brain scans can read people’’s intentions


February 19th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists can now easily tell whats going on in a persons mind, thanks to functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) that can accurately reveal what people are thinking.In ... Read more...

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Flintoff doubtful for first Test against West Indies


January 27th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
St. Kitts, Jan 27 (IANS) England's star all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is in doubt for the first Test against West Indies beginning Feb 4.The all-rounder flew to Jamaica Monday for a scan on ... Read more...

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MRI proving a great boon to back pain treatment, says report


January 2nd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 2 (ANI): Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is providing an increasing number of clinical benefits when used in the evaluation of back pain, and additional technical developments may allow it ... Read more...

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Computers as effective as experts in reading mammograms


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 2 (ANI): Computers can read mammograms to spot breast cancer nearly as effective as experts, according to a new study. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Cancer ... Read more...

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