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Jessie J wants to return back after illness


July 24th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) British pop star Jessie J says she will soon return to the stage after recovering from a bug which left her too tired to perform.The 24-year-old ... Read more...

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Scientists show how infection fighting cells form


July 10th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) Scientists have shown for the first time how an important class of immune cells, which spur development of antibodies to fight infections, comes into being.'Follicular dendritic ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri songs to spread awareness about kala azar


May 9th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 9 (IANS) Bhojpuri folk songs that have been entertaining people in Bihar for years will now be used to spread awareness about the kala azar disease, a ... Read more...

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Bihar to involve youths to fight kala azar


April 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 10 (IANS) Bihar has decided to involve village youths to help fight kala azar, a disease transmitted by the sand fly that killed over 70 people last year."The ... Read more...

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Boy mimics flying dinosaur, survives jump from building


March 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) A three-year-old boy tried to imitate a flying dinosaur from a cartoon movie by jumping off from his ninth floor home in a Chinese city. He ... Read more...

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Man jailed for stabbing friend who had sex with his wife


February 27th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) A 62-year-old Briton has been jailed for six years for stabbing a man who taunted him for years about having sex with his wife 30 years ... Read more...

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Scientists stumble on immune cells in human spleen


December 26th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the presence of neutrophils in the spleen, located on the opposite side of the liver, even without an infection. Neutrophils are the ... Read more...

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Breakthrough may pave way for new malaria drugs


November 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Researchers have shown how the malaria parasite can survive in a type of white blood cell in the spleen -- a breakthrough that could lead to ... Read more...

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Katich slams CA, denies Clarke’s hand in sacking


June 10th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Simon Katich said he is extremely "disappointed and frustrated" with Cricket Australia's (CA) decision to sack him but denied that new captain Michael Clarke had any ... Read more...

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Deadly bug can fight cancer


March 10th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Scientists are enlisting salmonella, a deadly bug that turns thousands of people sick every year, to do the unthinkable -- fight cancer!University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer ... Read more...

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Salmonella could be used to fight cancer


March 10th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Scientists are using salmonella - the bacteria commonly transmitted through food that sickens people - to fight cancers of the gut.They believe salmonella may be a valuable tool ... Read more...

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Woman Plunges From Hotel, Survives 23 Story Fall


January 25th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A thirty three year old woman took a twenty three story plunge from a hotel in Argentina, and survived after falling through the roof of a taxi cab ... Read more...

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Argentinean Woman Miraculously Survives A Fall Of 23 Stories But Is Severely Injured


January 25th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 25, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): As per the BBC, a 30-year-old Argentinean woman has endured a ‘23 story fall’ from a luxury hotel located in the Argentinean capital, Buenos Aires. ... Read more...

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Synthetic blood gets closer to reality


January 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Scientists have developed particles that closely mirror some of the key properties of red blood cells, potentially helping pave the way for the development of synthetic blood.The new ... Read more...

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Woman kills Bihar legislator who allegedly raped her (Third Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 4 (IANS) A woman teacher Tuesday knifed to death Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Kishore Kesri at his home in Bihar's Purnia town, alleging he had raped her ... Read more...

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Woman kills legislator who allegedly raped her (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 4 (IANS) A woman teacher Tuesday knifed to death Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Kishore Kesri at his home in Bihar's Purnia town, alleging he had raped her ... Read more...

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How TB bacteria to survive in infected organs


December 7th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Indian researchers at the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in New Delhi, have identified how tuberculosis bacteria thrive in infected organs.Tuberculosis, caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium ... Read more...

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Audrina Patridge’s Mom Apologizes For Her Profane Rant


October 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Audrina Patridge has been eliminated from "Dancing With The Stars". If not to anyone else, her elimination was a big shock to her mother, Lynn Patridge, ... Read more...

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Sandy Wilson Beats Necrotizing Fasciitis After Prolonged Battle


August 10th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sandy Wilson a Baltimore nurse saw many people suffering from rare physiological problems and ailments in her career. However, she had no idea that she will ... Read more...

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Kala Azar affects 252 people in West Bengal district


July 28th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) At least 252 people have been afflicted by Kala Azar in West Bengal's Malda district this year, a medical officer said Wednesday. "Six to seven blocks in Malda district ... Read more...

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Cancer drugs may help battle parasite Leishmania


July 17th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A parasite afflicting nearly 12 million people across the world relies on a family of genes that should make it vulnerable to compounds developed to treat cancer and ... Read more...

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Oz researchers identify new disease and its cure


May 18th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have identified a previously undiagnosed condition and successfully treated it by performing an experimental stem cell transplant.The Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) and the ... Read more...

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Genetically modified mosquitos may help fight malaria


March 20th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Japanese scientists have developed a genetically modified mosquito that vaccinates as it bites and could help prevent the spread of malaria. The research team has created an insect producing ... Read more...

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Scrubs: A drunken scrub


January 13th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cole's attempt to start a relationship with Denise fails and she starts to take a liking to the brainy student known as #1 (Drew) a name ... Read more...

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How malaria parasites manage to outwit our immune system


December 1st, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that malaria parasites are able to disguise themselves to avoid the host's immune system.Malaria is caused by a parasite, which is injected into ... Read more...

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Red blood cells infected with malaria become stiffer


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Red blood cells (RBC) infected with malaria become 10 times stiffer and stickier than normal ones in later stages, says a new study. They also tend to affect ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan comes to your home!


November 13th, 2009 - 1:20 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
MAX, the Premium Movies and Special Events Channel bring the Baadshah of Bollywood to your living rooms this November. While SRK has celebrated his birthday earlier this month, MAX handpicks the ... Read more...

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Ryan Clark Benched In Match Against Broncos On Monday


November 10th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ryan Clark was benched in the game on Monday night against the Broncos. The Pittsburgh Steelers safety had a near fatal moment in the game against ... Read more...

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Aussie scientists find HIV reservoir in the brain


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 23 (ANI): Aussie scientists have discovered that the brain also acts as a key "reservoir" for HIV, a finding that may be a serious threat to the search for a ... Read more...

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‘Junk’ organs are not really useless


July 31st, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Vestigial organs like appendix, spleen, tonsils and various redundant veins, which have long been considered useless, are not really expendable as previously believed, according to researchers.The ... Read more...

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Ranchi doctors remove a six feet long iron rod from a child’’s abdomen


March 12th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Ranchi (Jharkhand), Mar 12 (ANI): Six-year-old Mehul got a new lease of life on Holi this year, when a team of doctors successfully operated upon him to remove ... Read more...

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English match referee ‘extremely angry’ at Pakistani security lapse


March 4th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Chris Broad, the English match referee for the second cricket Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, Wednesday said he is "extremely angry" about security in Pakistan. The former ... Read more...

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`I hit the floor of the van, recalls Oz umpire for Pak-Sri Lanka Test


March 4th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.4 (ANI): Australian cricket umpire Steve Davis said that he immediately hit the floor of the van he was traveling in when the terrorists attacked the convoy carrying the Sri ... Read more...

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Recession-inspired Christmas cards flying off shelves in UK!


December 3rd, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Besides peoples lives, the global credit crunch has left a mark on this years Christmas greetings too cards wishing people a Great Depression are flying off the ... Read more...

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Type 1 diabetes may be the outcome of good genes behaving badly


September 20th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Researchers from Stanford University have revealed that type 1 diabetes may not be due to bad genes but rather to good genes behaving badly.Previous studies in identical ... Read more...

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