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Stethoscope helps doctors win patients’ trust


August 13th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 13 (IANS) Doctors sporting 'iconic' medical symbols like stethoscope during e-consultations seem to win their patient's trust, says a new Australian research.The six-month e-health project was undertaken by ... Read more...

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Fake doctor arrested for stealing mobile phones


August 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With his dreams of becoming a doctor and leading a lavish life shattered by financial constraints, this Delhi resident posed as a "doctor" at two ... Read more...

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Teardrop protein has jaws to chew up harmful bacteria


January 20th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Lysozymes, antiseptic proteins in our teardrops, have jaws that latch on and chomp through rows of cell walls of harmful bugs like someone hungrily devouring an ... Read more...

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34st man vows to lose weight after docs fail to find his heart


March 29th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): A man in the UK has vowed to shed weight after doctors failed to detect his heartbeat - because he was so fat.Alan Belmont, from Worcester, who weighs ... Read more...

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Shrinking ultrasound device will be handy as stethoscope


February 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The shrinking size of an ultrasound equipment will make it as handy as a doctor's stethoscope. Yale School of Medicine clinicians Christopher L. Moore and Joshua A. Copel ... Read more...

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World’s Smallest Engraving on Edge of Razor Blade


February 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It says, “Nothing is Impossible.” The etching carved by Graham Short seems to prove what it says, since it is carved on the edge of a razor ... Read more...

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World’s smallest engraving completed on the edge of a razor blade


February 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): The world's smallest engraving has been completed on the edge of a razor blade and it says 'Nothing is impossible'.Graham Short, from Birmingham, took around 150 attempts before ... Read more...

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High court order on Binayak Sen’s bail plea Thursday (Third Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 9 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court has reserved its order till Thursday on the bail plea of rights activist Binayak Sen even as the state government opposed it on ... Read more...

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High court reserves order on Binayak Sen’s bail plea (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 9 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the bail plea of rights activist Binayak Sen even as the state government opposed it on the grounds ... Read more...

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Conman says he had sex with over 2,500 women


January 4th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) A notorious conman in Britain, who pretended to be friends with Bond actor Pierce Brosnan and singer Robbie Williams, has claimed he had sex with 2,500 women.By ... Read more...

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Indian-origin pharmacist accused of groping teen’s breast


December 9th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): An Indian-origin pharmacist in UK apparently groped a teenager's breast while checking her heartbeat.Married father-of-two Roshan Lal, 56, allegedly took the 18-year-old into a consultation room where he ... Read more...

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HD Medical developing hand-held ultra sound equipment


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) City-based medical devices company HD Medical Services is working on a stethoscope that can look deep into the body, transmit the sounds while displaying the images on a ... Read more...

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Less fit marathoners prone to heart damage for 3 months after race


October 25th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A team of researchers and runners from the Heart and Stroke Foundation has found that the magnitude of abnormal heart segments was more widespread and significant in a ... Read more...

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New iPhone app could replace stethoscope


August 31st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): The standard equipment found with doctors, stethoscope, may soon be history as millions of doctors across the world are signing up for a free iphone app that can ... Read more...

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Fabienne Achille Role Reversal: Achille’s ‘Heal’-ing Touch


July 28th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by GD
For all those who thought that beauty and brains didn't go together, here's a story that is not just heartwarming, but inspiring as well.Fabienne Achille, a 28 year-old former Miami Heat ... Read more...

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Patients and politics go well together (Political Prattle)


March 18th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) As far as this doctor-turned-politician is concerned, it's a double dose. The Trinamool Congress candidate from Barasat town in West Bengal has hit the campaign trail ... Read more...

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Stethoscope that detects hidden heart problems on the anvil


January 8th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Irish researchers are developing a stethoscope that is capable enough to detect hidden heart problems, and lead to rapid diagnosis of coronary artery disease.Dr Scott Rickard, from ... Read more...

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3 km deep wells could help predict future earthquakes in China


November 19th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A team of scientists is planning to dig three narrow wells, 3-kilometers deep, into the Earths crust, which would help them to predict future earthquakes in China.Chinas ... Read more...

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ViScope - a stethoscope that shows heart beats


July 1st, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Diagnosis is set to become more accurate now with the launch of ViScope 100, an innovative auscultation device that enables doctors to "see" heart beats. HD Medical Group ... Read more...

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WHOs Safer Surgery Checklist initiative may prevent fatal hospital infections


June 25th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a new initiative in London, which requires surgeons and nurses to run through certain checks before each operation, to avoid ... Read more...

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Now, underpants that can sense your blood pressure


May 20th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
London, May 20 (ANI): All thanks to technology and the human mind, one day hardware-laden undergarments will be a necessity in every mans life. And the latest invention causing a shake ... Read more...

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