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‘Deep sleep, not brain, switches on puberty’


September 13th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Slow-wave or deep sleep may be the controlling factor in the onset of puberty, rather than the involvement of any brain part in this process, says ... Read more...

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India takes up case of child in foster care in US


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian missions in the US have taken up with authorities the case of an Indian couple who have been denied custody of their child after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Alcohol ruined Cooper’s life


September 6th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper says he quit booze because it almost ruined his life."I was at a party, and deliberately bashed my head on the concrete ... Read more...

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Asthmatic children more likely to be bullied


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British scientists have uncovered several factors, which include physical inactivity and sadness that could explain why children with asthma or any chronic medical condition are more ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

FIR against Sikar government hospital head


August 28th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A FIR was lodged against a superintendent of a government hospital for alleged negligence after a 23-year old woman and her newly-born daughter died Monday in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

12 feared dead after ferry sinks in eastern China


August 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
HEFEI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Twelve people are missing and feared to have drowned after a ferry boat sank on a river in eastern China, government officials said on Friday. Nine other ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Migraines do not hurt your brain


August 12th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Migraines are not associated with cognitive decline, suggests new research even though previous studies have linked the disorder to increased stroke risk and structural brain lesions.Migraines ... Read more...

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Carrie Underwood visits children’s hospital


August 4th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood took time out from her busy schedule to visit a children's hospital in Massachusetts.The 29-year-old headed to the Floating Hospital for Children at ... Read more...

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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...

Posted in Health |

Lack of sleep can slow you down


July 29th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) If you sleep only for five to six hours, it is bound to affect your work negatively. Experts recommend eight hours of sleep for ideal health ... Read more...

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US hospital launches pet therapy to cheer up kids


July 25th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A children's hospital in the Tennessee state of the US has launched a new "pet therapy" under which a golden retriever called Jake visits patients in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Premature babies survive better in neonatal ICUs


July 24th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Premature babies have greater chances of surviving in high-level neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) than in general hospitals, and this benefit is considerably larger than previously ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor’s body found hanging in house (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old chief medical officer of a civic agency was found dead in her house here, police said Saturday. Her body was found hanging from ... Read more...

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Daytime naps could be early sign of dementia


July 17th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Napping frequently during daytime could be an early sign of dementia, or may even prompt it -- so beware, say neurologists.They have linked excessive sleep and ... Read more...

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Scientists discover E coli’s Achilles heel


July 16th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Researchers have identified E. coli's Achilles heel - a molecule's previously unknown role in fighting it off and other bacterial infections.The lethal bug continues to infiltrate ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chemicals in cosmetics may spike diabetes risk


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The presence of phthalates (endocrine disrupting chemicals) in moisturizers, nail polishes, soaps, hair sprays and perfumes may elevate diabetes risk in women, says new research.Researchers ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha’s hospital stay to continue


July 7th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, who is being treated at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital for a breathing problem, is now absolutely fine but he can't ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Woman sacked for putting too much make-up


July 6th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman working as a hospital cleaner in Britain says she was fired for wearing too much make-up.Francine Siddaway wore her "trademark Egyptian-style" make-up to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kim, Kanye visit children’s hospital


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 3 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West and his girlfriend Kim Kardashian showed off their caring side by visiting Children's Hospital here.The couple took time out from its ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coffee lowers risk of common skin cancer


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Drinking more coffee could lower the risk of basal cell carcinoma, the commonest form of skin cancer, according to a new study. "Our data indicate that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New way to inject oxygen excites medical science


June 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A new way of administering oxygen into blood, that could allow people to stay alive without breathing, has been discovered.The amazing breakthrough could change medical science ... Read more...

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Tiniest, largest foetuses at greater risk of stillbirth


June 28th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) The lightest and the heaviest foetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight, new research has found. Stillbirth is traditionally ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lavigne donates musical instruments to kids


June 28th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 28 (IANS) Singer Avril Lavigne has donated musical instruments to a children's hospital in California.Lavigne went to the Mattel Children's hospital in Ucla, California, last month and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Living alone spells higher mortality risk for heart patients


June 19th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Living alone could hasten one's death, especially among those who have suffered heart attack and stroke, says a new study. Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) researchers ... Read more...

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Best time for birth of twins is 37 weeks


June 15th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) Twins born to women in the early birth group at 37 weeks were significantly less likely to be small for their gestational age, according to a ... Read more...

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Lopez donates equipment to kids’ hospital


June 14th, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has donated new equipment to a children's hospital in Panama City.The 42-year-old visited the hospital ahead of her upcoming South American ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese pregnant woman saves toddler


June 11th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A 27-year-old pregnant Chinese woman who can't swim is being hailed as a hero after she jumped into a pond to save a neighbour's toddler.Peng Weiping, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girl child found abandoned in Rajasthan


June 5th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 5 (IANS) Police in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town are looking for parents of an infant girl who was found abandoned at a bus stand Monday evening barely two days ... Read more...

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Avoid extreme exercises - they may kill


June 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Avoid extreme exercises - they can kill.Micah True, a legendary marathon runner, died suddenly while on a routine 12-mile training run in March.The pathological changes ... Read more...

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Female foeticide: Maharashtra doctor in police custody


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 3 (IANS) A doctor and two midwives were Sunday remanded to police custody till June 6 by a Maharashtra court for allegedly dumping two female foetuses under ... Read more...

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Beijing hospital sued after patient dies


May 29th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The family of a Chinese man who died after lung surgery in a hospital in northeast China has sued the surgeon here, a media report said ... Read more...

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Babies born by caesarean more likely to be obese


May 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to become obese children than those delivered naturally, according to a media report Thursday.Researchers said the obesity epidemic ... Read more...

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Musical device to help premature babies feed better


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Many premature babies face typically unpleasant medical procedures, long hospital stays and increased chances of chronic health issues throughout their lives. To help address one of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bad fat could decline memory


May 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Certain types of fat are linked with deteriorating memory and mental functioning, says a new study. For instance, a 'bad' fat such as saturated fat or ... Read more...

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Couple donates son’s organs after five kids die in fire


May 17th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) A British couple who lost their six children in a house fire have decided to donate their teenage son's organs so that it could save others' ... Read more...

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