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Caesarean could pose health risk to babies


February 10th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Mothers opting for delivery through caesarean section could be harming their baby's health, researchers have warned contrary to the widely-held belief that a C-section delivery poses ... Read more...

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Stem-cell treatment helps American see again, view Taj Mahal


December 6th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Seven years after he lost his sight following acute illness, it was no less than a miracle for 62-year-old Carl Stevens when he was able ... Read more...

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Major breakthrough in preventing premature birth


April 7th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 07 (ANI): A groundbreaking clinical study of a new method for preventing premature birth in millions of women each year shows that the rate of early preterm delivery in women ... Read more...

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New way to halt lung inflammation in animal models discovered


January 15th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Researchers at University of Colorado School of Medicine seem to have discovered a new way to halt lung inflammation.In the study, researchers used animal models of ALI (acute ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target for controlling dangerous inflammation in lungs


January 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Scientists at the Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, have found a new therapeutic target for controlling dangerous inflammation in the lungs.They have found that blocking the activation ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem-cell therapy could treat acute lung injury: Study


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Researchers have found more evidence to prove that bone marrow stem cells could be used to treat acute lung injury in patients.Drs. Michael A. Matthay and Jae W. ... Read more...

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Late preterm birth increases risk of respiratory illness


July 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A new research has found that babies born between 34 weeks and 37 weeks gestation are much more likely to have respiratory illness compared to infants born at ... Read more...

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H1N1 in kids unpredictable but survivable with early care


January 8th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Johns Hopkins Children's Center analysed the H1N1 cases of the first 13 children at their facility to be infected with the deadly flu and found that serious complications ... Read more...

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D.J. Richardson Dies Of H1N1 Virus


December 27th, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeyDec. 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Donald Richardson, better known as D.J. Richardson in racing circles, passed away on Friday. He had been suffering from swine flu and had been admitted to ... Read more...

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Swine flu patients with respiratory failure survive


October 13th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Most patients who experienced respiratory failure as a result of influenza A (H1N1) survived after being treated with oxygen, says a new study. Some patients developed severe acute respiratory ... Read more...

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Giving oxygen to H1N1 patients with respiratory failure improves survival


October 13th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that adding oxygen to the blood of H1N1 patients suffering from respiratory failure can significantly improve their survival.The researchers said that patients who ... Read more...

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Novel therapeutic target for fatal flu lung complication identified


September 30th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Researchers from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center have identified a new target that for preventing fatal flu lung complication.The study showed that the novel target could help ... Read more...

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Scientists map how white blood cells repair wounds


September 22nd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Based on more than 50 experiments with mice, scientists have mapped out the basic steps taken by a particular set of white blood cells in setting the pace ... Read more...

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Seventh swine flu death in Gujarat


August 24th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service Rajkot, Aug 24 (IANS) A 52-year-old man died of influenza A(H1N1) in this Gujarat city Monday, becoming the seventh victim of swine flu in the state, officials said.Rajesh Ughad died ... Read more...

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Six more swine flu deaths in India take tally to 60 (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Six more swine flu deaths were reported in India, taking the number of deaths from influenza A (H1N1) to 60, the health ministry said here Sunday. While five ... Read more...

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Swine flu claims sixth victim in Gujarat


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Aug 23 (IANS) A 48-year-old man died of Influenza A(H1N1) in this Gujarat city Sunday, becoming the sixth victim of swine flu in the state, officials said. Hasmukh Hingu, a resident of ... Read more...

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Infant dies of swine flu in Pune, toll rises to 18


August 13th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Aug 13 (ANI): A nine-month-old baby succumbed to the deadly swine flu virus in Pune on Thursday taking the country's swine flu death toll to 18.According to sources, the infant, ... Read more...

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16 swine flu deaths, but secondary diseases real killer


August 12th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Sixteen people have died of swine flu in India, with 12 of the casualties in Maharashtra alone. However, in many cases, secondary complications were behind these deaths. Experts ... Read more...

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Swine flu toll goes up to 15


August 12th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IBNS
Nasik, Aug 12 (IBNS) Swine flu has now claimed 15 lives in India. A doctor in Nasik, a 41-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman in Pune succumbed to swine flu on Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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H1N1 toll six after death of Pune doctor, Chennai child (Lead)


August 10th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Pune, Aug 10 (IANS) A 35-year-old ayurvedic doctor in Pune and a four-year-old boy in Chennai died of the Influenza A (H1N1) virus early Monday, taking the toll of the viral disease ... Read more...

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Poor, premature babies less likely ready for school


July 20th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Advances in neonatal care enable two-thirds of premature babies born with respiratory problems to be ready for school at the right age. However, those living in poverty are ... Read more...

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Why patients often report depression post ICU stay


April 11th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers say that several factors may explain why a stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) leads many patients to report depression after they go home, ... Read more...

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Identical triplets born to Orissa woman


February 24th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kendrapada (Orissa), Feb 24 (IANS) A woman in Orissa's Kendrapada town Tuesday delivered identical triplets - all girls - by caesarean section, hospital officials said. The three daughters were born to K. ... Read more...

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Study highlights harmful effects of steroids during pregnancy


December 19th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Pregnant women at risk of preterm delivery should not be given multiple doses of steroids, say researchers.The drugs are given to promote lung development in the foetus ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target for severe lung disease identified


June 30th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois, Chicago, have identified a new therapeutic target that may harbour a cure for lung inflammation and injury.Acute respiratory distress syndrome, also ... Read more...

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Battle of sexes begins before birth


April 8th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
London, April 8 (IANS) The battle of the sexes begins even before birth, in the womb, spelling adverse consequences for babies later. A new study analysed the incidence of complications like respiratory ... Read more...

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Baby boys in developed nations more likely to die than baby girls


March 25th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Baby boys in developed countries are more likely to die than baby girls, says a new study, which also states that giving birth through a C-section and ... Read more...

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German artificial lung device wins praise for saving lives


February 19th, 2008 - 9:21 am ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, Feb 19 (DPA) A last-resort emergency artificial lung device is saving lives of US servicemen wounded in Iraq who have been air-lifted to Germany where the new apparatus is in widespread ... Read more...

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