respiratory infection

Ineffective shots spur rise in whooping cough


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Ineffective vaccines may be behind the resurgence of whooping cough in babies, characterised by flu-like symptoms such as a blocked or runny nose, sneezing, mild fever ... Read more...

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New method detects lung infection in 500-year-old mummy


July 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) A 500-year-old frozen Incan mummy suffered bacterial lung infection at the time of its death, as revealed by a novel proteomics method in an ancient sample ... Read more...

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Doggy dust protects against respiratory infection: Study


June 25th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Dust found in a house with dogs may help protect children against a common respiratory virus linked to the development of asthma, says a new study. ... Read more...

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Elton John recovering well from infection


May 30th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Singer Elton John is recovering well after suffering from respiratory infection, says partner David Furnish."Thank you for your well wishes. He's doing incredibly well and ... Read more...

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Elton John hospitalised for respiratory infection


May 25th, 2012 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Singer Elton John had to be rushed to a hospital here due to a respiratory infection.The "Candle in the wind" singer was rushed to the ... Read more...

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Noted Brazilian architect hospitalized


May 4th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Centenarian Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has been hospitalized here with a respiratory infection, medical officials said Thursday.The 104-year-old entered Rio de Janeiro's Samaritan hospital ... Read more...

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Second abandoned infant found in Gurgaon in a week


April 18th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 18 (IANS) A new-born baby was found abandoned in Dundahera on the Gurgaon-Delhi border Wednesday, the second such case in less than a week, police said.The four-five days ... Read more...

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Big B wishes good health for Rajnikanth on 61st birthday


December 12th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan wished good health to his good friend, legendary star Rajinikanth on his 61st birthday Monday."Happy birthday Rajni! Wishing you good ... Read more...

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Simon returns to stage after illness


July 1st, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) American singer Paul Simon made a triumphant return to the stage after recovering from a respiratory infection.The folk legend was forced to postpone a concert at ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth going to Singapore for treatment (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, who has been ailing since last month, will leave for Singapore Friday night for further treatment, said his family, adding he was ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth going to Singapore for treatment


May 27th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Tamil matinee idol Rajnikanth is going to Singapore for further treatment, said his daughter Aishwarya, adding he is not in any danger but needed privacy."He ... Read more...

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Bollywood prays for Rajnikanth’s quick recovery


May 20th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Dharmendra, Priyanka Chopra and Arshad Warsi wish a speedy recovery to Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, who is admitted to the Intensive Care Unit ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth undergoes dialysis, recovering (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre here, is improving after advanced treatment, including hemodialysis, doctors attending ... Read more...

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Amitabh, Dev Anand pray for Rajnikanth’s health


May 19th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Dev Anand and Amitabh Bachchan have wished a speedy recovery to southern megastar Rajnikanth, who is admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth responding well in ICU


May 19th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, admitted at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre here, is responding well to treatment, doctors attending to him ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth’s condition stable


May 18th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Tamil movie superstar Rajnikanth, who was admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Hospital here for recurrent respiratory infection and gastro-intestinal problems, is stable and he is spending ... Read more...

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Modi, Naidu call on Rajnikanth


May 16th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Monday called on Tamil super star Rajnikanth, who has been admitted ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth progressing well in hospital


May 15th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) Tamil movie superstar Rajnikanth, who has been admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Hospital here for recurrent respiratory infection and gastro-intestinal problems, is progressing well, according to ... Read more...

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New device to detect lung pathogens causing pneumonia


February 19th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new sampling device that could prevent thousands of people worldwide from dying of pneumonia each year.The new device ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston Pregnant?


February 1st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BET's Celebration of Gospel, emerged a hot and spicy speculation about the ace singer, Whitney Houston. This time, it was not because of her drug abuse ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston Pregnant?


January 31st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over the last few days there has been a buzz coming up that pop star Whitney Houston is pregnant. Although there has been no confirmed news ... Read more...

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Former President Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital


January 28th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Friday was discharged from Milpark Hospital and will continue treatment at home, the Mail & Guardian newspaper reported.Acting President ... Read more...

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Poor Vit D levels in newborns up risk of respiratory infections


December 27th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) Newborns with low vitamin D levels seem to be more vulnerable to respiratory infections and the occurrence of wheezing. Researchers analysed data from the New Zealand Asthma ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Maternal influenza vaccination linked to flu protection in infants


October 5th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Infants whose mothers receive influenza vaccines during pregnancy are less likely to be infected with flu or hospitalised for respiratory illnesses in their first six months of life, ... Read more...

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Andre’s chest infection delays album release


September 4th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Peter Andre's chest infection has caused worry for his management as the singer is unable to record for his new album which is scheduled to release in October. Peter, ... Read more...

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Sick Houston cancels UK tour dates


April 9th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 9 (ANI): American singer Whitney Houston has cancelled the opening night schedule of her U.K. tour due to a respiratory infection.After witnessing signs of Houston's ill health previously during her ... Read more...

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Reovirus may help fight prostate cancer


March 10th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Scientists in Canada are working on a new way to treat prostate cancer using a virus.In the study, researchers administered the virus to six volunteer patients and found ... Read more...

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Multiple medications led to Brittany Murphy’s death


February 26th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Brittany Murphy's toxicology reports have revealed that the actress died because of multiple medications for the treatment of a "cold or other respiratory infection" in her blood ... Read more...

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Ill Oz Olympic swimming star Rice may skip Rome world championships


July 18th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 18 (ANI): Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice is suffering from a respiratory infection, and may miss the world championships in Rome, The Australian reports.Rice cancelled media commitments yesterday to ... Read more...

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Low birth weight ‘ups long-term respiratory problems risk’


July 8th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new study has shown that infants who weigh less than five and a half pounds at birth often enter the world with a host of medical complications, ... Read more...

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Sodium channel blocker may benefit cystic fibrosis patients


May 18th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers at Parion Sciences in Durham, N.C, say that a novel therapy, which prevents the build-up of mucous by increasing airway hydration, may prove beneficial to cystic fibrosis ... Read more...

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Two techies quarantined in Bangalore for suspected swine flu


May 7th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Two Indian software professionals who landed here Thursday from the United States with respiratory infection have been quarantined for suspected swine flu or H1N1 influenza. "The two were ... Read more...

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Doctors at AIIMS declare Vajpayee’’s condition as stable


February 4th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The condition of the former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS on Tuesday night following respiratory infection and fever, is stable today, ... Read more...

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Gene linked to reduced mortality from acute lung Injury identified


January 17th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado Denver have identified a gene linked to improved survival among patients with acute lung injury.Acute lung injury ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Dead man’ speaks, gives police a fright


December 5th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Dec 5 (DPA) A Serbian policeman taking photos of what he thought was corpse of an emaciated man nearly fainted when the man raised its head and complained about flashes of ... Read more...

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