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Human lungs can sweep out intruders


August 26th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Human lungs rely on sticky mucus to expel foreign matter, including toxic and infectious agents during a cold or an allergy that causes a running nose ... Read more...

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Measles kills four kids, affects over 80 in Odisha


April 30th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) An outbreak of measles has killed four children and affected over 80 people - mostly young ones aged below five - in Odisha's Rayagada district in ... Read more...

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Hay fever worse in spring than summer


January 1st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) New research shows that regardless of medication and other allergies for grass pollen, hay fever symptoms are worse in the first half of spring than in ... Read more...

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Tech to track perpetrators of biochemical attacks


December 27th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) A first-of-its-kind technology could help authorities track down perpetrators of biochemical attacks back to their source. Carlos G. Fraga from the US's Pacific Northwest National Lab ... Read more...

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Sick Robert Pattinson ruined sexy scene with Resse Witherspoon


March 21st, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) How do you play a romantic scene in a movie with a running nose? Well if you are wondering how, just ask Robert Pattinson to share ... Read more...

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Fenugreek best way to ward off cold


January 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Don't reach out for paracetamol if you're down with a cold, instead, try out fenugreek in your curry to keep yourself warm, says a study. A nutritionist ... Read more...

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Amritsar woman dies of Swine Flu


August 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Aug.10 (ANI): Amritsar reported its first case of death due to HIN1 virus when a 48-year-old Malti Devi died here at a private hospital on Monday.She was cremated ... Read more...

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Middle-aged woman dies of swine flu in Punjab


August 9th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 9 (IANS) A middle-aged woman died of swine flu in Punjab, authorities said Monday. This was the first case of swine flu in Amritsar in 2010."The deceased was identified as ... Read more...

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Doctor contracts swine flu in Chandigarh


October 25th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) A resident doctor of the leading Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here tested positive for influenza A (H1N1) virus, a health official said Sunday. The 27-year-old ... Read more...

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Delhi to get cooler as temperature drops


October 25th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) It's not winter yet - officially. But a drop in the temperature and nippy evenings have paved the way for it, as met officials forecast that the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh doctor tests positive for swine flu


October 17th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) A senior doctor at a leading hospital here has tested positive for the influenza A (H1N1) virus, a health official said Saturday. He is among the dozens of doctors ... Read more...

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Avoid rushing to emergency room if you think you have ’swine flu’


September 24th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Health-care officials are urging people who fear that they are experiencing the symptoms of swine flu-dizziness, headache, and sore throat with a running nose-not to head to hospital ... Read more...

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Delhiites shying away from swine flu checkup


September 23rd, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With a surge in flu cases in the Indian capital, Delhi health officials Wednesday said people were staying away from taking immediate medical help even after showing ... Read more...

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South Africa’s swine flu toll rises to six


August 17th, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 16 (IANS) Three more people have died of swine flu in South Africa over the weekend, raising the number of fatalities from the viral disease to six in the country, ... Read more...

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Don’t panic, H1NI spread is ‘fairly mild’, says Delhi government


August 10th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday advised educational institutes not to shut down if their students show swine flu symptoms, and said "the current magnitude of the spread of ... Read more...

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First suspected case of swine flu in Bihar


August 8th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) Bihar's first suspected case of swine flu was reported from Aurangabad town Saturday, an official said. Mohd Zubair, a resident of Pathantoli in Aurangabad, showed symptoms of swine flu ... Read more...

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Homeopathy can prevent, cure swine flu, say homeopaths


August 8th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Homeopathy can both prevent and cure swine flu, sans any side effects, say doctors who practise this alternative medicine system in India where over 700 people have ... Read more...

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Nine more swine flu cases in Pune


August 6th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IBNS
Pune, Aug 6 (IBNS) Just three days after swine flu claimed its first victim in India, nine more persons have been tested positive of H1N1 virus here, said health officials Thursday.It was ... Read more...

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H1N1 victim Rida Shaikh’s family files FIR against two Pune hospitals


August 6th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Aug 6 (ANI): Family members of the 14-year-old Rida Shaikh, who died of swine flu, filed an FIR against the doctors of two private hospitals in Pune on Thursday.The FIR has ... Read more...

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Family of girl who died of swine flu to sue hospital


August 4th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Aug. 4 (ANI): Family members of the 14-year-old Pune girl, who died of swine flu are set to slap civil and criminal charges against the private hospital where she was admitted.The ... Read more...

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Don’t want repeat of Pune swine flu death: Health ministry


August 4th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Keen to prevent a repeat of the Pune incident where a 14-year-old girl succumbed to swine flu due to "delayed treatment", the government Tuesday said all those ... Read more...

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Maharashtra CM blames hospital for Pune swine flu death


August 4th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 4 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has said that there was total negligence on part of the hospital which treated the 14-year-old girl, who died of swine flu in ... Read more...

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Chandigarh gets fifth swine flu case


July 31st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) A 17-year-old resident of neighbouring Mohali town tested positive for the influenza A (H1N1) virus and has been admitted to a Chandigarh hospital, health officials said Friday. According to ... Read more...

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Don’t shut schools after swine flu scare, advises government (Lead)


July 29th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Indian health ministry Wednesday asked educational institutes not to shut but take preventive measures to control the swine flu spread as 23 new cases of the ... Read more...

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Schools asked not to shut after swine flu reports


July 29th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Indian health ministry Wednesday asked educational institutes not to shut but take preventive measures to control the swine flu spread and advised students to avoid study ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu tally jump to 298


July 19th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Thirteen new swine flu cases were reported Sunday, taking the total number of influenza A(H1N1) virus cases to 298 in India, health officials said here. "A total ... Read more...

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Two cases of swine flu in Chandigarh


July 19th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Two people, including a doctor, have tested positive for swine flu in this union territory, a health department official said here Sunday.A 29-year-old doctor with the Postgraduate Institute ... Read more...

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Couple in Punjab tests positive for swine flu


July 7th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) A couple in Jalandhar town of Punjab has tested positive for influenza A (H1N1) infection after a trip to Thailand, health officials said Tuesday. Kulwant Singh, 44, and his ... Read more...

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Four new cases of swine flu, total in India 116


July 2nd, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Four new cases of swine flu were detected Thursday, taking the total number of influenza A(H1N1) virus to 116, health officials said here. Among those who tested positive ... Read more...

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Two more swine flu cases take India’s total to 80 (Lead)


June 26th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Two teenaged girls, one each from Delhi and Mumbai, were Friday confirmed to have contracted swine flu, taking the total number of people detected with the influenza ... Read more...

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India has five more swine flu cases, total stands at 73 (Roundup)


June 24th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Five people, including an eight-year-old boy and two teenagers, were detected to have been affected with swine flu Wednesday, taking the total number of influenza A (H1N1) ... Read more...

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Youth tests positive for swine flu, first case in Chandigarh


June 24th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) A 19-year-old man, who came from the US to spend his holidays at his home in Punjab, has tested positive for swine flu here. This is the first ... Read more...

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Relatives of Punjab’s latest swine flu case being monitored


June 21st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi Gobindgarh (Punjab), June 21 (IANS) Another group of students and teachers that returned from a US educational trip is causing concern after one student tested positive for swine flu. Health officials ... Read more...

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Six new swine flu cases push India’s tally to 56 (Lead)


June 20th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Six people, including two minors, across the country Saturday tested positive for the influenza A (H1N1) virus, taking the total number of affected people in India to ... Read more...

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35 swine flu cases in India as virus spreads (Roundup)


June 17th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad/Jalandhar, June 17 (IANS) Four people including a six-year-old boy tested positive for swine flu in the national capital, taking the total number of influenza A (H1N1) cases in India to ... Read more...

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