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Deshmukh died of cardiac failure: Doctor


August 14th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died of cardiac failure, said renowned doctor Mohammed Rela of Chennai's Global Health City Tuesday even as he drew attention to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Kidney for an iPad’ trial begins in China


August 11th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Five people are facing trial in China after a student sold his kidney to buy an iPad and iPhone, the Daily Mail reported.The 17-year-old nearly died ... Read more...

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Vulture population rising in Cambodia


June 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, June 26 (IANS) Vultures, which are critically endangered across Asia, are increasing in numbers in Cambodia.Even as they face major threats in other parts of Asia, the Cambodian ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Herbal compound triggers kidney failure, cancer


April 10th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Aristolochic acid (AA), a plant compound used in herbal remedies since ancient times, is among the leading causes of kidney failure and upper urinary tract cancer ... Read more...

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Additional Rs.134 crore approved for Bhopal gas victims


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The government Friday sanctioned Rs.134 crore for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy, an official spokesperson said here.The union cabinet, which ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

94 percent Bhopal victims not properly compensated: Activists


December 20th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 20 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after the world's worst industrial disaster affected around 500,000 innocent lives, 94 percent of the victims have still not received proper compensation, say activists."Neither ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

After 10 years, Shashi visits theatre - for ‘Rockstar’


November 19th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) His frail condition notwithstanding, yesteryear star Shashi Kapoor went to watch "Rockstar", his late brother Shammi's last big screen performance, at a theatre after almost a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apex court to hear Sanjiv Bhatt’s plea Nov 18 (Lead)


November 9th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Nov 18 hear a petition by suspended Indian Police Service officer Sanjiv Bhatt challenging the Gujarat government's stand in a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hyderabad hospital performs rare kidney transplant


August 19th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) For the first time in the country, a hospital in Hyderabad has successfully performed kidney transplant between non-matching blood groups.Kamineni Hospitals doctors transplanted the kidney of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Veteran actor Shammi Kapoor is dead (Fourth Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Shammi Kapoor, the dancing star of the 1950s and 1960s who revolutionised the image of Hindi film heroes with his carefree attitude and flamboyance, died ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Veteran actor Shammi Kapoor is dead (Third Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Shammi Kapoor, the dancing star of the 1950s and 1960s who revolutionised the image of Hindi film heroes with his carefree and flamboyance, died here ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Envy Shammi Kapoor, don’t mourn him: Mahesh Bhatt


August 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who is in deep grief after hearing about veteran actor Shammi Kapoor's demise, has urged the people to envy the star for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Veteran actor Shammi Kapoor is dead (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor, a veteran of the Hindi cinema in the 1950s and 60s, died here Sunday morning, family sources said. He was 79.A member ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New test detects kidney disorder early


August 6th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The risk of cardiac disorders due to kidney diseases can now be reduced by an X-ray that makes early detection possible, health experts said here ... Read more...

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Menstrual blood stem cells can treat many ailments


May 4th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Menstrual blood has long been discarded as unsanitary and waste, but now stem cells from this very source can be stored and used for treating ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sweet or sour? More kids losing their taste


April 19th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 19 (IANS) Some children aged between eight and 12 are losing their taste buds, which is contributing to childhood obesity. Study author David Laing, professor of neuropsychology at ... Read more...

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Amar Singh takes off trousers at press meet


February 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 10 (IANS) Cheesed off with the-oft repeated criticism about using luxury vehicles during his much-hyped Purvachal Yatra in pursuance of his campaign for carving out a new state out of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Clue to ending chronic itching side effect of certain drugs discovered


February 9th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists have identified two distinct neuronal signaling pathways activated by a topical cream used to treat a variety of skin diseases-one pathway produces the therapeutic benefit and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marathi theatre veteran Prabhakar Panshikar dead


January 14th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 14 (IANS) Veteran Marathi theatre actor Prabhakar Panshikar died of cardiac arrest and renal failure at a private hospital here late Thursday, family sources said. He was 79.Some of Panshikar's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Distribution of gas tragedy compensation begins - but not for all


December 17th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) The process of distributing enhanced compensation of Rs.750 crore to the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy has begun but it would not be for all ... Read more...

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Delhi hospital admits treating Pakistani ’suicide’ attacker (Second Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A Pakistani patient, owned up as a "suicide" attacker and an operative of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) by his country's army, was indeed treated in Delhi's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhi hospital admits treating Pakistani ’suicide’ attacker (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A Pakistani patient, owned by his country's army as a "matryr" and "suicide" attacker and an operative of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), was indeed treated in Delhi's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Patient who underwent angioplasty at 94, steps into 100th year


November 25th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) In a rare medical case, a heart patient from Mizoram who underwent stent angioplasty at the age of 94 - probably the oldest such patient in India - ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dhumal mourns S.S. Ray’s death


November 7th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday mourned the death of former Punjab governor Siddhartha Shankar Ray, who died in Kolkata Saturday following renal failure.In a condolence ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CPI-M mouthpiece attacks Ray even after death


November 7th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which was scathing in its attacks on former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray when he was alive, was Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ray contributed to strengthening Indo-US ties: PM


November 7th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condoled the death of former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray and said he had contributed "immensely to the processes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pranab, Mamata condole Ray’s death


November 7th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday condoled the death of former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray."He was an efficient administrator, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Siddhartha Shankar Ray, former West Bengal chief minister dead (Second Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Siddhartha Shankar Ray, chief minister, governor, ambassador and one of the architects of the national emergency of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, died at his south Kolkata residence ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ex-ambassador to US S.S. Ray dead (Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Former Indian ambassador to the US and former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray died at his south Kolkata residence Saturday following renal failure, family sources said. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Leopard, lion die in Bangalore zoo


October 24th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) A leopard and an aged lion died within 12 hours of each other between late Saturday and early Sunday after prolonged illness in the Bannerghatta Biological Park on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gary Coleman Death Ruled As An Accident


October 7th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): the death of 42-year-old actor Gary Coleman shocked the Hollywood film fraternity. The ‘Different Strokes’ star was dealing with a lot of ailments ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lyme Disease Cyber Scam Cracked In Kansas


September 25th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been reported that a person named Robert W. Bradford, with three other companions, were convicted for involving in a fraudulent cyber scam, whereby, they ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

California Man Pleads Guilty to Lyme Disease Fraud


September 25th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from Southern California had pleaded guilty to fraud after devising a fake way to diagnose and treat the life threatening tick bourne illness known as Lyme ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Man-made kidney could do away with dialysis, donor organs


September 7th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) An artificial kidney implant that would work as well as a natural organ is in the offing. The first prototype of the device just unveiled by the US ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Addiction to painkillers causes health problems


September 6th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 06 (ANI): A new Australian study has indicated that addiction to household painkillers is a serious problem with major health impacts.Misuse of over-the-counter analgesics was the "third-most common category of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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