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Latest scan can tell need for bypass


August 29th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) An ultra-fast, 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner can tell which people with chest pain need or do not need cardiac angioplasty or bypass surgery to restore ... Read more...

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EC approves Spanish bank recapitalization programme


July 26th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The European Commission said Wednesday it has approved a Spanish programme to recapitalize its banks through the end of 2012."The recapitalization scheme is the first stepping ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray had chest pain since four days


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray had been suffering from chest pain since Friday before he was rushed to Bandra's Lilavati Hospital Monday, party mouthpiece ... Read more...

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Children exposed to violence suffer health problems: Study


July 4th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Children exposed to community violence may be traumatised up to a year after the event, which may carry long-term negative consequences for health, says a study. ... Read more...

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Citi’s Pandit sued over excessive pay


April 21st, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Citigroup's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit and its directors have been sued by a bank shareholder over a compensation package that was contested by investors in ... Read more...

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Pandit’s Citi Bank found wanting in stress test (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) America's central bank has found four of 19 largest US financial firms, including Citi Bank led by Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit, wanting and which need ... Read more...

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Four US banks fail Fed stress test


March 14th, 2012 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) The US Federal Reserve said Tuesday that four major US banks have failed to pass its latest round of stress test.Citigroup, SunTrust, Ally Financial and MetLife ... Read more...

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RBI asks banks to watch asset quality


November 14th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday advised all the commercial banks in the country to improve their asset quality by tightening credit risk management system ... Read more...

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US stocks turn into positive territory


November 12th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) US stocks turn positive Friday amid signs of stabilization in European debt and better-than- expected data, with all three major indexes turning positive, Xinhua reported.Italy's ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 160 points in volatile trade (Weekly market review)


July 23rd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets gained nearly one percent or 160 points in volatile session this week amid mixed global cues.The 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

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‘India’s n-power plants safe, poised for big expansion’


July 20th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rawatbhata (Rajasthan), July 20 (IANS) All the nuclear power plants in India are safe as they have undergone stringent "stress-tests", a top official said, adding the country aimed high double-digit ... Read more...

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Late rally helps Sensex move up 147 points (Roundup)


July 19th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday rose in a late rally, closing 147 points up, with some large heavyweights seeing healthy buys.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Polaris launches new liquidity monitoring solution for banks


May 31st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) Chennai-based financial technology major Polaris Software Lab Ltd Tuesday launched a new solution - Intellect Liquidity Risk Management - that enables banks and financial institutions to ... Read more...

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‘Stress test’ to identify ‘reefs of hope’ in climate change era


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society have developed a new 'stress test' for coral reefs that, in turn, could identify and prioritise areas that are most likely to ... Read more...

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Daytime nap is good for your heart: Study


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Grabbing an hour's sleep during the day could have cardiovascular benefits, according to a new study.The study by Ryan Brindle and Sarah Conklin, from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania ... Read more...

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European cyber defences ‘must improve’, tests show


November 11th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): Europe needs to do more to prepare itself for cyber attacks, a EU report has concluded.Cyber Europe 2010, a so-called "cyber stress test", aimed to give member states better ... Read more...

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Men switch off emotionally during rows


September 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Women may actually be right when they accuse men of 'switching off' during a furious tiff. Scientists have found that men effectively 'check out' in stressful situations, while ... Read more...

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Silent response to stress is a guy thing after all


September 29th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): When stressed men look at angry faces, their brains show less activity in regions responsible for understanding others' feelings-a discovery that proves silent and stoic response to stress ... Read more...

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Social stress can really ‘get under the skin’


August 10th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Aug 10 (ANI): Social stress can 'get under our skin', literally, for new study has found that how our brain responds to social stressors can influence the body's immune system resulting ... Read more...

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Sensex ends on a dull note, up 28 points (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Friday closed almost flat, paring its modest intra-day gains. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 129 points down, SBI, Maruti drag (Roundup)


July 26th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Monday slipped further amid heavy selling in the last session of trade to close 129 points lower. Heavyweights State Bank of ... Read more...

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Sensex trades lower, Asian markets positive


July 26th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities was trading lower Monday afternoon despite positive Asian markets. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange ... Read more...

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Sensex ends flat, gains 0.98 percent during week (Roundup)


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities closed flat in lacklustre trade while the world eagerly waited for the results of the stress test of 91 European banks ... Read more...

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Sensex rebounds on positive global cues (Roundup)


July 21st, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Wednesday reversed a three-day losing run to close 99 points higher than its previous close, helped by positive cues from global ... Read more...

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Heart rate formula revised for women


July 10th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Researchers have revised the heart rate formula, setting a lower maximum for women.Until now doctors may have been overestimating women's peak heart rates during a stress test, ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 180 points higher on global cues (Roundup)


July 8th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Thursday rallied 180 points on strong global cues as the International Monetary Fund raised the growth forecast for the country and ... Read more...

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New formula determines accurate peak heart rate for women


June 29th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) A new formula, based on a large study, provides a more accurate estimate of the peak heart rate a healthy woman should attain during exercise. It also will ... Read more...

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Now, a tool to help fit prosthetic limbs painlessly


May 19th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) A biomedical engineer has developed a new tool to help prosthetic developers fit artificial limbs almost painlessly. One of its versions also tells medical workers when bed-ridden patients ... Read more...

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Non-invasive respiratory stress test to detect significant coronary artery disease


May 14th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A non-invasive Respiratory Stress Response (RSR) can quickly and accurately measure the presence of significant coronary artery disease (sCAD), the leading cause of cardiovascular death worldwide, according to ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney Survives Fifth Heart Attack


February 24th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Washington Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what can only be called a miracle, former Vice President Dick Cheney has survived his fifth heart attack. Cheney, who is 69 years old,had ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney suffers his 5th heart attack


February 24th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Vice President Dick Cheney has suffered a mild heart attack. This is his 5th heart attack, in the last 3 decades. His office confirmed ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney Heart Attack Rated Mild By Doctors


February 24th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriWashington, Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A few days back, Former US vice president Dick Cheney had to be hospitalized after he felt pain in his chest. He was rushed to ... Read more...

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Cardiac respiratory stress test accurately ‘detects significant coronary artery disease’


January 20th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that cardiac respiratory stress test can quickly and accurately detect the presence of significant coronary artery disease (S-CAD).The results found patients with S-CAD ... Read more...

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Women respond differently to heart failure treatment than men


July 28th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Women are likely to respond differently to heart failure treatment than men, according to a new study.The study raises concerns over whether current practices provide the best care ... Read more...

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US lets 10 big banks start repaying bailout money


June 9th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 9 (IANS) The US government has cleared the way for 10 big banks to start repaying billions of dollars in bailout funds, a crucial step in easing the ... Read more...

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