sick children

Religious beliefs cause sick children to suffer


August 14th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Parental hopes of 'miraculous intervention' are subjecting very sick children to futile care and prolonged suffering.Joe Brierley from Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Great Ormond ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Queen in a helicopter, Beckham on a boat: what more can you ask for? (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) What can you say about an opening ceremony of the Olympic Games that managed to get the queen of Britain into a helicopter with James ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Diabetes drug spurs growth of brain cells


July 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Popular diabetes drug metformin offers an unexpected yet alluring side effect - it encourages the growth of new brain cells.The discovery is an important step toward ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Loving moms’ of Shanghai women help out orphans


May 26th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 26 (IANS) Ten Shanghai women have established an organisation called 'Loving Mom' that collects donations to send sick and poverty-stricken children from other provinces to the city for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gomez named ambassador of Seacrest’s charity


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez has been appointed ambassador of "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest's charity foundation.Seacrest announced the news on his Los Angeles radio show. He ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hefner honoured with humanitarian award


February 14th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Playboy owner Hugh Hefner has been conferred with a humanitarian award for his charity endeavours.Hefner was honoured with the Humanitarian of the Year award by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sophia Loren purse auctioned for $287,000


November 30th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) A purse that once belonged to Italian movie diva Sophia Loren was bought at an auction by a Russian buyer for $287,000, The Voice of Russia ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE opens mobile hospital at Somali-Kenyan border


October 31st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a 50-bed mobile hospital at the Somali-Kenyan border to provide medical help to the needy in the refugee camps.Opened ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexican women’s labour value equals GDP’s 23 percent


October 16th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Puebla (Mexico), Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) The domestic labour done by women in Mexico is equal to 23 percent of the nation's gross domestic product, more than the value of oil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hudson, Hendricks honoured for charity work


September 16th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Actresses Jennifer Hudson and Christina Hendricks were honoured for their charity work at the Women Doing Good Awards.The 4th edition of awards felicitated women who ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE campaign for kids reaches Kenya-Somalia border


August 31st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's global campaign to cure a million children has arrived near the Kenya-Somalia border.There are tens of thousands of children suffering from malnutrition in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prince Harry swimming pool nightclub


August 29th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry got back to the party mode when he went to a nightclub in Croatia over the weekend. Joining a group of clubbers, Harry reportedly jumped ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No Rapunzel, schoolgirl may die if she combs her hair


August 18th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A schoolgirl in Scotland has a rare condition following which she has been asked not to comb her hair too vigorously as it could lead to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A painless, needle-free test for premature babies soon


April 14th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A new needle-free test will soon take the pain out of testing medicines in premature babies.The research will not only lead to greater accuracy in prescribing, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Minogue meets sick children


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Pop star Kylie Minogue thrilled sick children in Scotland by holding a special meeting with them before her performance in Glasgow.Minogue is currently performing on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Divorce has been hard, says Tony


February 12th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria's ex-husband Tony Parker has broken his silence since their divorce was finalized, admitting the break-up has been "hard".The "Desperate Housewives" actress ended her three-year marriage ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

James Franco honoured for tireless charity work


January 18th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): 'Spider-Man' actor James Franco has been honoured for his tireless charity work at a recent ceremony in Los Angeles.The 32-year-old actor has been a long-time supporter of 'The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Franco honoured for charity work


January 18th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) "Spider-Man" star James Franco has been honoured at a glitzy ceremony in Los Angeles for his tireless charity work.The actor has been a long-time supporter of The Art ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Efron donates to charity for film crew’s haircut


December 25th, 2010 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Hollywood hearthrob Zac Efron has embraced the Christmas spirit by donating money to a children's charity after cast and crew on his new movie agreed to shave their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dunst donates designer bag for charity


December 4th, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Actress Kirsten Dunst is auctioning off one of her designer handbags for charity, with all of her favourite beauty products and must-have accessories in it.The "Spider-Man" star has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kirsten Dunst donates designer purse to charity auction


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 03 (ANI): 'Spiderman' star Kirsten Dunst's purse is set to go under the hammer for charity.Dunst's navy Sofia Coppola for Louis Vuitton handbag includes all her favorite things-a total ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New bacterial foe in cystic fibrosis identified


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Measuring the health status of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients would now get easier as researchers have found that exacerbations in CF are linked to chronic infection with a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“House” Season 7 Episode 2 Intrigues Viewers


September 28th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the comeback, "House" aired its second episode on Sep 27. The second episode named "Selfish", dealt with a family consisting of a temporarily sick ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan faces major hunger crisis: NGO


September 19th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 19 (ANI): The world's leading independent NGO for kids - Save the Children- has warned that Pakistan faces a major hunger crisis, as the number of acutely malnourished children is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Why autism is more prevalent in boys


September 16th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Sept 16 (ANI): A new study provides further clues as to why boys are far more likely than girls to be diagnosed with autismThe new research from the Centre for Addiction ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-origin doc’s ‘chewing gum’ cure to save kids across world


September 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 09 (ANI): A new brain surgery technique, which has been invented by an Indian-origin doctor to save the life of a seriously ill newborn baby, is set to be used ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit sisters’ incurable disease could kill them at any second


August 31st, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Three sisters in Britain are suffering from an incurable heart condition that could strike them at any time.Chloe, Courtney and Melissa McAllister, aged 13, 12, and eight, suffer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zeta-Jones, Douglas visit sick children in Wales


July 24th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas paid a visit to sick kids at a children's hospital in Wales, as part of the couple's ongoing charity campaign ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Docs can influence when parents wean their kids from the bottle


July 12th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A new study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have found that, family doctors and pediatricians can influence when parents wean ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists close to discovering genetic trigger for autism


June 10th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) – Scientists on Wednesday said they are close to establishing the genetic triggers for autism, opening up the possibility for earlier diagnosis and new treatments for the condition, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Prince Harry’s charity for sick children raises concern


March 21st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): WellChild, the charity that has Prince Harry on its side as a Royal patron, has raised concerns after it was brought to the attention of the Charity Commission.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Babies born to methadone mums develop eye defects: Study


February 28th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): In a new study, medical experts found that babies born to mothers who had taken methadone during pregnancy developed a range of visual problems.The research, carried out by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How women’s fertility declines after 30


January 27th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Women are less likely to conceive after the age of 30 as their fertility levels decline by 12pct, say researchers.The team from St Andrews University and Edinburgh's Royal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids with cochlear implants have poorer control over pitch


January 19th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new Canadian study suggests that kids with cochlear implants in both ears may face difficulty controlling the loudness and pitch of their voices.However, according to the report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man U stars visit children’s hospital in Manchester


December 24th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24(ANI): Several Manchester United's stars, including strikers Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen visited a children's hospital in Manchester on Wednesday.United's players were at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, which is a ... Read more...

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