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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...

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Disabled student challenges IIT’s rejection in court


June 25th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) for denying admission to a student under the handicapped category on ... Read more...

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New shot could reverse arthritis


April 8th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) The discovery of a new molecule kartogenin may help encourage damaged cartilage regenerate and reverse debilitating conditions like arthritis. Currently these is no cure for the ... Read more...

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Berries cut Parkinson’s risk by 40 percent


April 5th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Eating strawberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and blackberries could help protect against Parkinson's disease in men, researchers say.Men who ate the fruits along with other foods rich in ... Read more...

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Neil suffers pain post ‘Shortcut Romeo’ shoot


February 15th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Neil Nitin Mukesh is back from Kenya but with a lot of pain. Heavy duty action scenes for "Shortcut Romeo" took a toll on the actor."Back ... Read more...

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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...

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Bent on laptops, spondylitis afflicting India’s young


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Shweta Arya was 29 years old when she first had a back problem. Ignored initially, her pain spread upwards and aggravated to a level where ... Read more...

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Surgery in India helps Iraqi woman walk


December 8th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) For 32-year-old Iraqi woman Amira Hussain, life was restricted to the bed with most of her joints degenerated due to an acute form of arthritis. ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo to take part in Big Bash


November 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain (Trinidad), Nov 28 (IANS-CMC) All-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who was recently sidelined with an ankle injury, is to play in the Australia Big Bash Twenty-20 League next month.Bravo took part in ... Read more...

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Mirror trick could ease arthritis pain


November 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Arthritic pain can be eased by an optical illusion relying on mirrors to trick the brain. A simple trick makes it seem as if the painful ... Read more...

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Indians beware - smoking can cause arthritis (Oct 12 is World Arthritis Day)


October 12th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Anshuman Batra, 37, a habitual smoker, always wanted to kick the butt. What finally compelled him to give up cigarettes after 20 years was arthritis ... Read more...

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Your walk can give you away


October 9th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The way you walk could give you away as accurately as fingerprints - but only if you walk without your shoes.Researchers have developed a method that ... Read more...

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Move over, Malaika… here comes ‘Imported Kamariya’


September 8th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) English girl Scarlet Mellish Wilson is the latest item girl to hit Bollywood with Dibakar Bannerjee's "Shanghai" and the director says she is one of the ... Read more...

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Horse that does yoga


September 7th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A 17-year-old horse has learnt to make complex moves of yoga that even helped him get rid of stiffness in his joints, a media report said ... Read more...

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We are very optimistic, Anderson is fit to play: Strauss


August 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss said Wednesday his pace spearhead James Anderson would be fit for the fourth and the final Test against India starting at The ... Read more...

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Anderson likely to be fit for fourth Test


August 17th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) England fast bowler James Anderson is likely to be fit for the fourth Test against India after coming through a net session here Wednesday.Anderson did not ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder could lead to Parkinson’s disease


July 31st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behaviour disorder, which involves abnormal behaviour when one experiences nightmares and vivid dreams, could lead to Parkinson's disease.People find themselves screaming, ... 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...

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Heartbroken Broad expects to get fit ahead of Test series against Sri Lanka


March 9th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad, suffered more heartbreak after being ruled out of the World Cup due to side strain, hopes to get fit for forst Test against ... Read more...

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Botox may not be effective in treating migraines


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Botox, the popular anti-wrinkle jab, is unlikely to offer much benefit in the treatment of chronic migraine, say experts.The injection has been licensed in the UK and US ... Read more...

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Anderson played Ashes in Australia with back pain


January 25th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Jan.25 (ANI): England strike bowler James Anderson has revealed that he played the victorious Ashes series Down Under with a back injury, and added that at times, he feared he ... Read more...

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High physical activity helps people with knee osteoarthritis walk faster


January 19th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): People with knee osteoarthritis are more likely to walk fast enough if they lead physically active lives, a new Northwestern Medicine research has shown."The more active people ... Read more...

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Injured McCullum ruled out of first two T20s against Pakistan


December 25th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 24(ANI): New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been ruled out of Sunday's opening Twenty20 international against Pakistan due to his back soreness.McCullum had injured his back during the second Test ... Read more...

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Lower back, foot pain linked to more severe knee osteoarthritis symptoms


November 18th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Patients suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee who also have pain in other joints are more likely to experience greater knee pain, says a new study.Specifically, pain ... Read more...

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Happy marriage also eases arthritis pain


November 18th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) A happy marriage can also ease the agony of arthritis, a study says.Patients who had the support of a loving husband or wife reported less joint pain and ... Read more...

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Now, robot nurse to give patients sponge baths!


November 14th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Scientists have developed a robot that can help patients maintain personal hygiene without the need for a human nurse.Researchers at the Georgia Tech's Healthcare Robotics Lab have developed ... Read more...

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Clarke doubtful for Ashes opener following back injury


November 14th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 14(ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke is suffering from back soreness and is reportedly doubtful for the Gabba Test against England.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Clarke scored a century on ... Read more...

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Bush first bonded with Blair over comedy film, ‘Meet the Parents’


November 10th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Former US President George Bush has in his memoirs revealed that he first formed a close relationship with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair over the comedy film, ... Read more...

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Rheumatoid arthritis ‘can lead to typing difficulties’


November 8th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A new research at University of Pittsburgh has revealed that joint damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis can lead to difficulties in typing.Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on chronic lower back pain condition ‘Spondyloarthritis’


November 8th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): According to new research, chronic lower backache may be related to a condition called axial spondyloarthritis.Spondyloarthritis is the overall name for a family of inflammatory rheumatic diseases that ... Read more...

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Obese kids show signs of middle-aged heart disease


October 27th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Obese children are showing signs of heart disease that doctors only expect to see in middle-aged adults.A study of overweight youngsters found that their blood vessels had stiffness ... Read more...

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13-year-olds showing signs of middle-aged obesity


October 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A study has revealed that blood vessels of obese children have stiffness normally seen in much older adults with cardiovascular disease.The mean age of the children in Dr. ... Read more...

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Squeezable cell phone to give you status info without having to look at it


October 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Scientists have developed a squeezable cellphone - SqueezeBlock - using tiny motors built into the casing to mimic the behaviour of a spring.The shape-shifter smartphone, developed by Shwetak ... Read more...

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Anti impotence pill advertisement causes an uproar in Saudi Arabia


September 8th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a public uproar in Saudi Arabia over the content of a male potency drug advert.The advertisement, which is used to promote Snafi, which ... Read more...

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An Advertisement For An Anti-Impotence Pill In Saudi Arabia Engenders A Downpour Of Complaints


September 8th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Several watchers of television in Saudi Arabia found themselves in an astounded condition recently when a state-owned broadcaster exhibited an advertisement for an anti-impotence pill.What ... Read more...

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