Week after AMRI fire, anger still not doused

December 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The fire in the AMRI Hospital which claimed 93 lives has been doused but a week after the incident, anguish over the holocaust rages on ... Read more...

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Congress-led UPA government has failed on all fronts: BJP

February 12th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12(ANI): Expressing concern over the extent of corruption in a string of recently exposed scams, Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari on Saturday termed the ruling Congress-led United ... Read more...

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Shingles ‘more common than previously thought’

February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that recurrences of shingles-condition that causes a specific type of skin rash and severe pain-is more common than doctors have suspected.The study has ... Read more...

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New hope for patients at high risk of recurrences of heart disease

May 21st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Canadian researchers confirmed the potential of a medication to reduce inflammation in patients with atherosclerosis.The results of the clinical study, directed by Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif of the Montreal ... Read more...

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Radiation ineffective after mastectomy, says study

March 7th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Radiation may not help most early-stage breast cancer patients after mastectomy, a new American research has revealed.The study, conducted by researchers at The University of Texas M. D. ... Read more...

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New tool prevents bug manifestations in computer software

January 28th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists from Dependable Systems Lab at EPFL have developed a novel tool that would help prevent bug manifestations in computer software.The latest version of Dimmunix, developed by a ... Read more...

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Women with atrial fibrillation more likely then men to face stroke, death risk

September 23rd, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Reviewing studies conducted in the past, cardiac experts at Rush University Medical Center have found that women are more likely than men to experience symptomatic attacks, a higher ... Read more...

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In breast cancer, MRI doesn’t improve treatment

August 17th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 17 (IANS) Relying on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess the extent of early breast cancer has not been shown to improve surgical planning, reduce follow-up surgery, or reduce the ... Read more...

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Army to investigate officer accused in Malegaon blast

March 17th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, March 17 (IANS) Almost four months after the arrest of a serving officer, Lt. Col. S.P. Purohit, the army has ordered a probe into his alleged role in the Malegaon ... Read more...

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Mammography most effective one year after breast cancer treatment

November 26th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): The recipients of breast cancer therapy may not require a follow-up mammogram until 12 months after radiation, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Emotionally needy people risk recurring depression

November 1st, 2008 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) Emotionally needy individuals are at greater risk of recurring depression, says a new Canadian study.Myriam Mongrain, who is associate professor of psychology in York University here, studied graduate ... Read more...

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Quality of life predicts survival in head and neck cancer patients

May 30th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Quality of life can be an important indicator in determining survival among patients with head and neck cancer, according to a new study.The study indicates that identifying ... Read more...

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HR body in Pak calls for probe into Indian prisoners death

March 28th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, March 27 (ANI): The Sindh chapter of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the recent death of an Indian fisherman in the Malir District Jail hospital in ... Read more...

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Scientists develop superior method to differentiate new and recurrent cancers

December 26th, 2007 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 26 (ANI): Researchers have developed a novel method that uses DNA breakpoint data to differentiate between breast cancer recurrences and new primary tumors.There are two common methods used ... Read more...

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