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Kids’ temper tantrums could signal mental illness


August 31st, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Temper tantrums in infants could signal early mental health problems, shows a research.Northwestern University researchers have developed an easy-to-administer questionnaire specifically designed to distinguish the typical ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Alzheimer’s hits women more severely than men


August 26th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Alzheimer's hits women more severely than men, even when both are in the same stage of the disease.Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire discovered that men ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues lack of coordination to fight terror


July 13th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The lack of coordination among security forces has given extremises more opportunities, a Pakistani daily said Friday, a day after nine police personnel were gunned ... Read more...

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Unwell Glock ruled out of Valencia race


June 24th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Illness has ruled Marussia driver Timo Glock out of the Formula One European Grand Prix here Sunday.The intestine infection kept the German racer out of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China may see 10 percent foreign trade growth


June 11th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) China's foreign trade could grow by around 10 percent this year "if lucky", said Minister of Commerce Chen Deming Monday.He warned of continuing severity to come ... Read more...

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Brazilian cadet dies in ejection from plane


June 6th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 6 (IANS/EFE) A Brazilian air force cadet died when he was ejected from a training plane when the aircraft was still on the ground, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Low vitamin D worsens lupus: Study


May 8th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 8 (IANS) Lupus patients may develop more severe symptoms if their vitamin D levels are low, says an Australian study.Known as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), lupus is an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

High-velocity winds, rain damage wheat crop


April 12th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) High-velocity winds accompanied by rain damaged the standing wheat crop in parts of Punjab and Haryana, an official said Thursday.The severity of the thunderstorm, ranging from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Three Russian fencers held for drug dealing


April 5th, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian fencer who won bronze at an international event in London recently has been arrested along with two teammates from the national team on ... Read more...

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‘Pedestrians, cyclists suffer most in road accidents’


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The most vulnerable road users, including pedestrians and bicyclists were the most severely hit in road accidents, accounting for more than 40 percent of the ... Read more...

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Blast in Israeli embassy car: Kazmi’s bail plea dismissed (Second Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmad Kazmi, arrested for his alleged involvement in the Feb 13 blast in ... Read more...

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Time factor in risk of getting infection


February 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) The time of the day could be an important factor in the risk of getting an infection, BBC reported Monday.US researchers showed how a protein in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two genes tell how Parkinson’s progresses


February 13th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 13 (IANS) Two genes tied to protein accumulation in a Parkinson's patient's brain can tell how quickly the disease will progress in an individual, says a new finding."Our ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Alarming number of US kids abused, hospitalised


February 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) An "alarming" 4,500-plus children subjected to abuse in the US ended up in hospitals and 300 of them died of injuries in a single year, a ... Read more...

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Patients’ perceptions of illness affects outcome


January 30th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) What you think about your illness matters just as much, if not more, than the factors and conditions that determine your health condition.Keith Petrie of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gut bugs can foretell severity of heart attacks


January 13th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) The bugs present in the gut can be used to predict a person's chances of a heart attack while manipulating them could help cut down such ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New device can scan brain diseases


January 13th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 13 (IANS) A device that can scan and provide a three-dimensional image of the brain to help treat diseases like Alzheimer's was developed by an Israeli firm.The non-invasive ... Read more...

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Russian president pardons 27 convicts


January 10th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In keeping with what has become a yearly tradition at Christmas, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has pardoned 27 convicts, serving various prison terms.Medvedev, who has ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court notice to CBI on Behura’s bail (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a bail plea by former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura, accused in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

At CST, 26/11 heroes still do their duty (Three years after 26/11 attack)


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) When 26/11 terrorists Ajmal Amir Kasab and Ismail Khan fired manically at passengers, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) announcers Bablu Kumar and Vishnu Zende, displaying immense ... Read more...

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Angina treatment worsens heart attack severity


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Nitroglycerin, routinely used to dilate blood vessels in heart disease patients, could end up damaging the heart muscles.A Stanford University team found that rats dosed with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Free toys of dust mites by easy methods


October 18th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Dust mites on soft toys which can cause asthma among children, can be effectively removed by freezing, hot tumble drying or washing with eucalyptus oil and ... Read more...

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Ukraine ex-PM gets 7-year jail for abuse of office


October 11th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was given a seven-year prison sentence after being found guilty Tuesday of abuse of office in her signing a ... Read more...

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Marc Jacobs wants ‘fetish’ collection


September 5th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Designer Marc Jacobs says he wants "severity and fetish" in his latest collection.The designer says he is keen to take his new line to the limit. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US unemployment claims fall slightly


July 1st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS/EFE) New applications for unemployment benefits fell by 1,000 last week to 428,000, the US labour department said Thursday.Analysts had expected the number of new jobless claims ... Read more...

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Quit drinking or die, doctors tell Winehouse


May 31st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse's doctors have given her an ultimatum - either she should quit drinking or brace herself for the worst.The 27-year-old is being currently ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

ICC chief favours making betting legal in India


May 21st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat advocates making gambling legal in India, saying regulating betting on cricket matches would make the fight against corruption ... Read more...

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Warne slapped with $50,000 fine


May 18th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday slapped Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne with a $50,000 fine for publicly criticising Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) secretary Sanjay Dixit after ... Read more...

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New Mexico woman arrested for allegedly biting off boyfriend’s lip


May 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A woman in New Mexico has been arrested after she allegedly bit off the lower lip of her boyfriend during a heated argument with him.Aurelia Reyes grabbed her ... Read more...

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Former Tory MP’s son died in India after eating opium


April 29th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): The son of a millionaire former Tory MP, who had come to India with one of his friends, died after eating some opium during the trip, an ... Read more...

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Functional anomalies in brain linked to alcohol-dependence impulsivity


April 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): It is already known that alcohol dependence (AD) is strongly associated with impaired impulse control or, more precisely, the inability to choose large, delayed rewards rather than smaller ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No increased radiation in India: atomic panel


April 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) There is no increase in radiation levels in India over and above the natural, the country's nuclear regulatory authority said Tuesday, even as Japan raised the ... Read more...

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Rooney blames West Ham supporters ‘personal’ abuse for his TV camera rant


April 6th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Manchester United ace striker Wayne Rooney has blamed sustained abuse from West Ham supporters during Saturday's 4-2 victory at Upton Park for his foul-mouthed rant into a television ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rise in number of US children suffering injuries from using adult-sized ATV’s


April 5th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A survey has found that the number of children in America suffering injuries from using adult-sized ATV's is on the rise.All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) were introduced in this country ... Read more...

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Weight loss surgery can help alleviate migraines


March 29th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study from The Miriam Hospital has revealed that bariatric surgery may provide an added benefit to severely obese patients besides weight loss: it can also help ... Read more...

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