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Brain scans to detect Alzheimer’s decades ahead


July 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Experts hope to develop brain scans to detect early symptoms of dementia that may surface 25 years before patients and their families notice any outward development.Scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mamata lashes out at spineless politicians, triggers debate (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The number of "so-called political leaders having no spines" is growing, a post on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Facebook profile said Saturday, triggering ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Political leaders without spines, says Mamata on Facebook


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The number of "so-called political leaders having no spines" is growing, a post on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Facebook profile said Saturday.The post ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Baby born with two heads in Brazil


December 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) A Brazilian woman has given birth to a baby with two heads.Maria de Nazare, gave birth by caesarean at a hospital in Anajas, in Brazil's northern ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No talk of ‘red rebels’ as Naxalbari goes to polls


April 17th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Naxalbari (Darjeeling), April 17 (IANS) The guns have fallen silent here long ago. The cries of "China's chairman is our Chairman" are no longer heard. The fields of Boroorujot ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

How man, but not chimp, evolved to have spike-free penis


March 10th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Sex would be a very different, not to mention painful, proposition had man not evolved to lose spikes that once existed on the male penis.Researchers at Stanford University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dead bones give clues to heal back pain


March 1st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) The bones of people long dead could be the key to healing chronic back pain, says a new research. It is combining the latest computer modelling ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Old bones being used in development of new treatments for modern back pain


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Scientists are using the bones of people who died up to a hundred years ago for the development of new treatments for chronic back pain.The work is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

7000-yr-old remains of Siberian dog show ‘canine lived with humans’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Experts have found 7000-year-old remains of a Husky-like dog in Siberia that suggest that people saw it as a thinking, social being.They believe it probably lived and died ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Backache problem is as old as the Stone Age


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): An archaeologist has found that backache is not a modern problem - even cavemen suffered from it.A damaged spine found in northern Spain, with other fossil evidence, suggests ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wisconsin’s dead cows mystery solved


January 31st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wisconsin, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US vet officers have unraveled the mystery surrounding the death of about 200 cows in Wisconsin. The discovery of the dead animals sent fear and panic down ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

It’s possible to have an active life after disc surgery: Study


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that people who have had spine-bruising careers can still resume active lives after back surgery.A Northwestern Medicine study found that 80 percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US doctor charged with killing babies at his clinic


January 21st, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A US doctor has been charged with snapping the spinal cords of seven babies with a pair of scissors and performing illegal abortions for immigrants and the poor ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bestattung Wien Undertakers To Keep Headquarters Warm With Crematorium Heat


January 15th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) However odd it may appear to be for many of us, Bestattung Wien, an undertaker company in Vienna, Austria says that their idea to warm their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ancient 8-foot sea scorpions not as frightening as previously thought


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Huge ancient sea scorpions, believed to be terrors of the seas 470 million to 370 million years ago, long before the dinosaurs appeared, might actually have been timid ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prince William to buy superbike


November 13th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Britain's Prince William, the second-in-line to the throne, has plans to take his girlfriend Kate Middleton for a long drive -- not in a luxury limousine but ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Reading India’s batting card in ’slow-mo’ sending shudders down Kiwi bowlers’ spines’


October 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct 30(ANI): Reading Team India's strong batting line-up in slow motion is sending shudders down New Zealand bowlers' spine, cricket columnist David Leggat has said."It may be coincidence, but a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Superhero suit to prevent bone loss in astronauts


October 29th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Micro-gravity in space can cause significant amount of bone loss in astronauts, but now a new superhero suit is set to change that.Even with regular exercise, an astronaut ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vikram Kumar And Madhavan To Work Again!


October 18th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): They chilled our spines and stuck us in absolute horror in 'Yaavarum Nalam'. They are back again, this time to tickle our funny bones. Yes, director ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Go green’ with male herbal contraceptives


October 9th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Oct 9 (IANS) Men could soon be popping contraceptive pills made of plants if the results of experiments carried out at Rajasthan University are anything to go by.The zoology ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Poll says Republican win expected in both House, Senate


September 17th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.17 (ANI): A new Politico/George Washington University Battleground Poll has said that the Republicans will pick up both the House and the Senate by a nine-point margin, even though participants are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abbas Khan’s Scary ‘Snaky’ Encounter


September 1st, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Abbas Khan, who essays the role of Biji Pandey, is known for his par excellence performance in the show "Lapataganj' that airs on SAB TV. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Invasive Lionfish Killed By Divers In Virgin Islands National Park


August 10th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The officials of Virgin Islands are fighting the invasion of a number of lionfish after a fourth fish was captured and subsequently killed at the Virgin ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Frog evolution ‘clue to rise of the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau’


August 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Geologists have found clues to origin of the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau - by analysing evolution of a group of muscled frogs.Scientists from Kunming, China, and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US greenlight to world’s first stem cell treatment on humans


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The world's first experiments using embryonic stem cells to treat humans have been given the go-ahead in the US. California-based biotech firm Geron will begin clinical trials ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China jails American geologist for eight years for stealing state secrets


July 5th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 5(ANI): A Chinese-born American geologist has been sentenced to eight years in jail in China for collecting intelligence and illegally providing state secrets to his company in the US.Beijing's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New species of invertebrates discovered in the Antarctic


May 27th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two new species of invertebrates - polyps of the new gorgonia in the region of Austasen and and Isla Nueve.Called Tauroprimnoa austasensis and Digitogorgia kuekenthali, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US engineers developing spy plane that lands vertically, clings to wall


May 1st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): American engineers are trying to develop a spy drone that could fly silently into a city and perch on a wall for days, vertically undetected.Stanford University is developing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Acupuncture may aid spinal recovery


April 27th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Acupuncture - the procedure of inserting and manipulating filiform needles into various points on the body to relieve pain - may aid spinal injury recovery, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Routine lifting doesn’t really harm your back


April 16th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Frequent lifting does more good than harm for one's back, according to a researcher in the University of Alberta's Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.Tapio Videman said disc degeneration is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lizard with double penis found


April 7th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) A species of a giant lizard with a double penis has been discovered in the Philippines, a media report said. The brightly coloured lizard is a close cousin of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Catfish can communicate across generations by ’squeaking’


January 29th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have used a combined fish tank and sound-proof chamber to show for the first time that catfish of all ages can communicate with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heavy backpacks can lead to spinal strain in children


January 28th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): Children who carry heavy backpacks can suffer from spinal strain and increased back pain, a new study claims.According to Dr. Timothy Neuschwander of University of California, San Diego, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

When it comes to hooking up with opposite sex, genital complexities do matter


January 8th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Confirming one of Darwin's theories, biologists at University of Cincinnati have said that genital complexities do play a role when it comes to hooking up with the opposite ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Killer catfish exist and in large numbers


December 11th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Think that only snakes, scorpions, bees, wasps or even frogs can be venomous? Well, then here's a surprise-even catfish is a part of the poisonous list, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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