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Severe flu doubles odds of developing Parkinson’s


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 22 (IANS) Severe flu doubles the odds of your developing Parkinson's disease later in life, say researchers.However, the reverse holds true for those who got infected with red ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Turmeric compound shows promise in Parkinson’s


March 21st, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Curcumin, a compound present in popular Indian spice turmeric, is showing promise in preventing the clumping of proteins that cause Parkinson's disease.A team led by Basir ... 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 |

Ranji Trophy: TN begin favourites


January 1st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) With their frontline batsmen and bowlers in good form this season, Tamil Nadu, winners in 1986-87 and twice runners-up thereafter, would be looking to roll over ... Read more...

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CEOs bearish on 2012 investment prospects: CII


December 4th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A majority of the country's leading CEOs feel that domestic and international investments are likely to register single digit increases or even decline in 2012, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Trinidad and Tobago still in with a chance: Ramdin


September 30th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) On the ropes in the ongoing Champions League T20 tournament, Trinidad and Tobago are gearing up for a final push to stay in the hunt beginning ... Read more...

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People who punch or kick in sleep signal Parkinson’s


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) You may not have realised it but if you kick or punch at night while asleep, it may be a signal for an early onset of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Exposure to pesticides likely to trigger Parkinson’s


May 27th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Exposure to pesticides near farmland and homes is also likely to trigger Parkinson's, a degenerative disease which brings on shakiness, slowness of movement, depression and sweating, ... Read more...

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‘Water For Elephants’ - an immaculate slice of a different life (IANS Movie Review)


May 6th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Water For Elephants"; Cast: Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz; Director: Francis Lawrence; Rating: *** 1/2Those who refuse to see life in straightjacket terms will realize that whatever life ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Daredevils play on another fresh Kotla wicket


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils turned out on a new Ferozeshah Kotla square that had a fair sprinkling of grass in their Indian Premier League match ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

It is a challenge to bat on Kotla wicket: Gilchrist


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist says he is looking to make it four victories on the trot when they clash with Delhi Daredevils in ... Read more...

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This substance tricks brain to ease Parkinson’s


April 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) A painstaking search through nearly 390,000 chemical compounds has isolated a substance that can sneak through the brain's protective barrier and trick it into easing Parkinson's ... Read more...

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Study provides new insight into Parkinson’s disease


April 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study has provided the first link between the most common genetic risk factor for Parkinson's and the hallmark accumulation of a protein called alpha-synuclein within the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nathan Astle: Black Cap batsmen must step up


March 24th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.24 (ANI): Former New Zealand batsman Nathan Astle believes that the Black Caps must not mix it up and play three spinners in the match on Friday against South Africa, but ... Read more...

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Ponting describes Pakistan as a very dangerous side, similar to Australia


March 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 6(ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has described Pakistan as a very dangerous side, predicting that the team will get better by the day as the 2011 World Cup progresses.Speaking ... Read more...

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Toxin that plays key role in triggering Parkinson’s disease identified


February 11th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that a toxin produced by the brain is responsible for the series of cellular events that lead to Parkinson's disease.After research in an animal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High vitamin D levels may not reduce frailty risk in older women


December 9th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Lower and higher vitamin D levels are associated with an increased likelihood of frailty in older women, a new study has found.Women with vitamin D levels between ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Premature death of brain neurons ‘may trigger Parkinson’s’


November 11th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that dopamine-releasing neurons in a region of the brain called the substantia nigra lead a lifestyle that requires lots of energy, creating stress ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity


October 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has shed light on understanding how behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity.When it comes to understanding where tendencies to overweight and ... Read more...

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‘Wicketless’ Hauritz unlikely starter for opening T20 WC tie against Pakistan


April 30th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
St. Lucia, Apr 30(ANI): Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz's chances of playing Sunday's opening Twenty20 World Cup game against Pakistan have dimmed significantly after he failed to gain momentum and went wicketless in ... Read more...

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Treadmill training boosts movements in Parkinson’s patients


January 20th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Treadmill training can help people with Parkinson's disease improve their walking movements, say researchers.According to Cochrane Researchers, treadmill training could be used to improve specific gait parameters in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India face Australia Monday in a do-or-die match


September 27th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Sep 27 (IANS) After a dissapointing loss against Pakistan, India will take on defending champions Australia in a must-win Champions Trophy Group A game at SuperSport Park here Monday. World ... Read more...

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Scientists identify brain protein key to Parkinson’s disease, drug addiction


May 5th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Scientists at Columbia University Medical Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center have identified a protein that seems to be key to the processes that lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chennai Super Kings beat Nashua Dolphins


April 15th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, April 15 (IANS) Parthiv Patel and Suresh Raina struck half-centuries as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) warmed up for the Indian Premier League with a 41-run victory over South African Twenty20 side ... Read more...

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Cell therapy improves Parkinsons symptoms


April 29th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Scientists have announced the development of a new cell therapy that can improve the symptoms of patients with moderate to advanced Parkinsons disease (PD).The study led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists study efficacy of smell test to detect Parkinsons early


January 8th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Researchers led by an Indian origin doctor have set out to find whether a smell test may help diagnose Parkinsons among people without any symptoms of the disease.It ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amartya Sen calls for accountability in delivery of elementary education


December 19th, 2007 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.19 (ANI): Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen called for accountability in delivery of elementary education and public healthcare services, effective use of resources and co-operation with unions in these sectors. Speaking ... Read more...

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