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Permanent dental implants for toothless available (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from edentulism (missing all teeth in the jaw), on rise in India due to lack of hygiene and tobacco use, can now look forward ... Read more...

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Permanent dental implants for edentulism patients


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from edentulism (missing all tooth in the jaw) can now look forward to permanent dental implants which they do not have to rinse or ... Read more...

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‘Left brain crucial for music-linked emotions’


June 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Language-based areas of the brain, primarily on the left, are important for extracting emotional meaning from music, says a new study.Our emotions and feelings are typically ... Read more...

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Railways should rationalise tariffs: CAG


May 15th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Noting that the Indian Railways are in the red financially and have not been able to meet the cost of operating passenger and other services, ... Read more...

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Trial to see if electricity can shrink human heart


April 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) British scientists will soon begin a trial to see whether electricity can be used to shrink the heart of patients suffering from heart disease. The procedure ... Read more...

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Genes tied to shrinking brain, Alzheimer’s identified


April 16th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) A quartet of genes, identified in the first ever genetic analysis of more than 9,000 people, may speed shrinkage of a brain region involved in making ... Read more...

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Japan’s economy contracts


February 13th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 13 (IANS) Japan's economy contracted an annualized 2.3 percent in the three months starting in October, marking the first fall in two quarters, the government said Monday.The figure ... Read more...

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RBS to cut 3,500 jobs worldwide


January 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has said it is planning to cut 3,500 jobs across the globe, with most of them to happen this year, ... Read more...

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Dead brain cells erode memory


December 29th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Small spots of dead brain cells, found in about one out of four older adults, is linked with memory loss, a study says. "The new aspect ... Read more...

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IT components supply chain disrupted by Thai floods: MAIT


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Seeking the IT industry and consumers' support and patience in the severe shortage of hardware products, a manufacturers body Tuesday said that unprecedented rains and ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel secret to a long life


July 18th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Scientists have claimed to develop a technique that they say may lead to a longer life. Unfortunately, the treatment is only fit for pets at the ... Read more...

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Scientists develop tool to predict tsunamis, landslides


April 18th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 18 (IANS) Natural disasters strike when they are least expected, causing untold devastation and disruption of life, besides laying waste huge swathes of land. Now, meteorologists have developed ... Read more...

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Two-day shutdown called in garment, hosiery industry


March 12th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) The readymade garment and hosiery industry Saturday has called for a two-day shutdown in the industry across the country from March 14 to protest imposition of ... Read more...

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Mums, not dads, pass on Alzheimer’s risk: Study


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): A new study has suggested that a person is more likely to inherit Alzheimer's disease from his/her mother than his/her father.In general, people who have first-degree relatives with Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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Researchers map how ice sheets shrank during Ice Age


February 13th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Researchers have mapped for the first time how the last British ice sheet shrank during the Ice Age. The maps record the pattern and speed of shrinkage of ... Read more...

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Shrinking brain in dementia prompts overeating


November 16th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that a shrinkage in the brain is the reason why some people with dementia are compulsive overeaters, paving the way for better diagnosis and new ... Read more...

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New drug may halt and even reverse Alzheimer’s effects


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug derived from blood could halt and even reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease.Early trials of Kiovig have demonstrated that the ... Read more...

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‘Green’ concrete cuts 90pc more greenhouse gases than ordinary cement


September 29th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Louisiana Tech University is developing geopolymer concrete, an innovative and environmentally friendly building material, with a life cycle greenhouse gas reduction potential - as much as 90 percent ... Read more...

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Arctic ice could be gone by 2030, warns US researchers


September 16th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): US researchers have warned that with the Arctic sea ice melting during the summer to its third lowest level on record, global warming could leave the region ice ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles used to shrink tumors in mice


July 10th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that that mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs), tiny particles with thousands of pores, can store and deliver chemotherapeutic drugs in vivo and effectively suppress tumors in ... Read more...

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Shrinking Glaciers Might Lead To Severe Food And Water Shortage


June 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dubai, June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dutch scientists have concluded that a total number of 60 million people who dwell around the Himalayan belt shall witness severe food shortages in the ... Read more...

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Infrastructure output up 5.1 percent in April


May 28th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) India's infrastructure output expanded by 5.1 percent for the first month of this financial year as against 3.7 percent in April 2009 on account of growth in ... Read more...

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Women with full lips like Jolie’s look younger


January 11th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Women, who have full, firm lips like those of Angelina Jolie's, look much younger than they really are, a study has revealed.Jolie's lips have been voted the ... Read more...

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Scientists smarten wool to shake off wrinkles


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Your woollen garments could soon be wrinkle-free, anti-shrinkage and dyeable. New research could invest wool with a 'brain,' placing it among other "smart" fabrics that shake off wrinkles, ... Read more...

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How to make natural ‘wonder fabric’ - wool - more wonderful


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Chinese researchers have developed a new coating that may improve natural wonders of wool - making the so-called 'wonder fabric' more wonderful.Wool is already regarded as the "wonder ... Read more...

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Campaign to save Western Ghats becomes a mass movement (Feature)


December 18th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) Long before words like "climate change" came to hit common lexicon, a group of environmentally conscious people in India took up the cause of the Western ... Read more...

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Healthy people with brain plaques at increased Alzheimer’s risk


December 15th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Healthy people who have an abnormal build-up of a protein in the brain linked with Alzheimer's have a higher risk of developing the disease, two new studies have ... Read more...

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Tea production to go down due to weather: Tea Board chief


November 29th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Tea production in India will be marginally lower this year than in the year before due to erratic weather, says Tea Board of ... Read more...

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American glaciers shrinking dramatically in response to global warming


September 6th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 6 (ANI): Reports indicate that most glaciers in Washington and Alaska in the US are dramatically shrinking in response to a warming climate.During the past 50 years, USGS (US Geological ... Read more...

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Key North American glaciers rapidly shrinking due to climate change


September 1st, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 1 (ANI): A long-term study of key glaciers in western North America has shown that glacial shrinkage is rapid and accelerating, and that it is a result of climate change.William ... Read more...

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India short by 10 mn tonnes of storage capacity: Assocham


August 17th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India is short by 10 million tonnes of cold storage capacity due to which over 30 percent of agricultural produce goes waste every year, according to ... Read more...

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British economy contracts at fastest rate in 51 years


June 30th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) The British economy shrank by 2.4 percent in the first quarter - the fastest rate of shrinkage in more than 50 years, according to official figures released Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Glaciers can shrink “in a geologic instant”


June 22nd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A new research by scientists has revealed that modern glaciers in deep ocean water can undergo periods of rapid retreat, where they can shrink even more quickly than ... Read more...

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Experimental drug leads to remarkable recoveries in 2 prostate cancer patients


June 20th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Two patients with inoperable prostate cancer have made remarkable recoveries after being given only a single dose of an experimental drug, called ipilimumab.Rodger Nelson and Fructuoso Solano-Revuelta were ... Read more...

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Novel drug raises hope for patients with advanced melanoma


June 2nd, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): A drug that can treat the most deadly form of skin cancer in its most advanced, incurable stages has been created by scientists.According to early trial results, an ... Read more...

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