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Research reveals that ‘Slow walking might be linked with dementia’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research says the speed of a person’s walk can predict the chances of a person developing dementia later on in life. The researchers report ... Read more...

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India win Bangladesh Open golf, Manav leads in solo


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) Indian golfers Manav Das and Khalin Joshi won the team title, while Manav extended his individual lead to seven shots at the Bangladesh Open Amateur golf ... Read more...

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Severe memory loss linked to fatal strokes


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) People who died after a stroke had severe memory loss in the years before stroke, compared to people who survived the stroke or people who didn't ... Read more...

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Beheaded body found in Pakistan


January 31st, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A beheaded and decomposed body of a young man, who was tortured before death, was found Tuesday in Pakistan's Punjab province.The body was found along with ... Read more...

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Yuki advances; Vishnu flatters to deceive (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan raised visions of another massive upset win following Yuki Bhambri's 6-2, 6-3 rout of higher ranked Karol Beck, but blew five match-points and ... Read more...

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Five losses have hit belief but we will bounce back: Dhoni


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that five straight losses overseas have hit the "belief of the team" but believes that his boys are capable ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Dravid hit half-centuries to lift India (Roundup)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) The fond hopes of Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international century were rudely cut short minutes before close of play on the second day of the first ... Read more...

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Is Kristen Wiig dating Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti?


December 19th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedienne Kristen Wiig is reportedly involved with Strokes band member Fabrizio Moretti. The Saturday Night Live star has been in a long relationship with Brian Petsos.... Read more...

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Ghosal goes down fighting in Punj Lloyd Squash


December 15th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal went down fighting to England's Peter Barker in the pre-quarterfinals of the Punj Lloyd Squash Masters here Thursday, ending India's challenge in the ... Read more...

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Domestic T20 the best: Dravid


December 14th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 14 (IANS) India's batting great Rahul Dravid feels Twenty20 role is best suited for domestic cricket. He has also asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) to cut down ... Read more...

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Kristen Wiig Linked To Strokes Star Fabrizio Moretti


December 8th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Onlookers at a Black Keys album party were left confused when they saw Kristen Wiig and Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti sharing passionate kisses. The confusion stems ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint brain area that manages movement


December 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 6 (IANS) Researchers have pinpointed the brain area that controls our ability to correct our movement after we have been hit or bumped. The fact that humans rapidly ... Read more...

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Vegetables, grain cut stroke risk in women


December 4th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Women eating an antioxidant-rich diet suffered fewer strokes independently of whether they had past history of cardiovascular disease or not, a new study reveals. "Eating antioxidant-rich ... Read more...

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Iranian teenager pockets World Snooker title


December 4th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) Seventeen-year old Hoosein Vafaei Ayouri on Saturday became the first Iranian to win the IBSF World Snooker championship when he won a heart-stopping 10-9 victory against ... Read more...

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Urine test can predict fatal condition in pregnant women


November 13th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A simple urine test during mid-pregnancy could tell which women will suffer from pre-eclampsia, a potentially fatal complication.The key problem so far has been separating which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India should open with Gambhir, says Wasim Akram


October 15th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram says India, after their emphatic win in the opening game, will only get better in the ODI series but ... Read more...

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Chocolate also insures against stroke risk


October 12th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Women who munch a bar of chocolate every week could cut stroke risk by 20 percent. The finding is based on a study of more than ... Read more...

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Crossing legs after stroke may signal recovery


October 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) People who are able to cross their legs soon after a severe stroke are more likely to recover than those who can't."Despite having severe strokes that ... Read more...

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Computer chip used to make rat blink


September 25th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) In a development that could open the way to reverse the effects of dementia, strokes and other brain injuries, scientists used a computer chip to make ... Read more...

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Lexi Thompson wins the LPGA


September 19th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 16-year-old Lexi Thompson over the weekend became the youngest winner of the LPGA tournament. The teenage golf sensation picked the competition with five-stroke victory on Sunday. ... Read more...

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Bat’s saliva to cure stroke victims


September 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) The saliva of vampire bats, which feed on blood, can save lives of stroke victims, new research shows.The saliva has a compound that can thin blood ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Mishra guide India to 216/3 (Lunch report)


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and nightwatchman Amit Mishra began in right earnest to save the fourth and last Test and remained unseparated at lunch with India reaching ... Read more...

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Prior, Broad break the shackles; England consolidate (Tea report)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Matt Prior and Stuart Broad swung the pendulum England's way with a firefighting unbroken stand of 67 at tea on the fourth day of ... Read more...

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Anaka goes down fighting in squash championship


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, July 23 (IANS) The Indian challenge in the individual event of the World Women's Junior Squash Championship ended here Friday as Asian junior champion Anaka Alankamony lost to top ... Read more...

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Energy drinks can be dangerous, says study


July 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Caffeine-rich energy drinks pose dangerous health risks and may cause seizures, strokes or even death, a study carried by the NGO Centre for Science and ... Read more...

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Rutuja in ITF women’s quarterfinals


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Indian teenager Rutuja Bhosle continued her impressive run at the $10,000 ITF tournament as she entered the singles quarterfinals with a 6-4, 7-6(2) victory over ... Read more...

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Australian woman sets solo ocean swim record


June 15th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) An Australian woman has set a new world record for an unassisted solo ocean swim, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported.Shadowed by sharks and fighting severe ... Read more...

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We have to take one game at a time: Harbhajan


June 5th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 4 (IANS) Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said Saturday that India have to take one game at a time on their current tour of West Indies.Harbhajan, who ... Read more...

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Three students caned over 300 times for not doing homework


May 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Three students in China were caned over 300 times for not doing their homework. The maths teacher who ordered other students to carry out the punishment ... Read more...

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Study reveals that 1 in 7 strokes take place during sleep


May 10th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cincinnati, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has identified that about 1 in 7 strokes happen during sleep. The find is significant because getting to the hospital early helps to save ... Read more...

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India Open Super Series: Lee Chong Wei, Porntip win singles titles (Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) World No.1 Lee Chong Wei dug deep to overcome a resilient Peter Gade 21-12, 12-21, 21-15 to win the inaugural $200,000 India Open Super Series ... Read more...

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At 34, Peter Gade is still a handful for younger opponents


April 29th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Peter Gade has seen and done it all on the badminton court. Yet, at 34 he is hungry for success. His energy is awesome, enthusiasm ... Read more...

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India Open: Sourabh, Sai Dutt lose in quarters to end home challenge


April 29th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The home challenge ended at the India Open Super Series badminton with giant-killers Sourabh Verma and Guru Sai Dutt going down in the quarterfinals at ... Read more...

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Modest day for Indian golfers at Ballantine Championship


April 28th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 28 (IANS) None of the Indians were able to break par, as Gaganjeet Bhullar and Shiv Kapur shot 72 each and were the best Indians in tied 36th ... Read more...

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Non-communicable diseases leading cause of deaths: UN


April 28th, 2011 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 28 (IANS) Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading killer today and are on the risee, UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said here Wednesday."The rise of chronic NCDs presents ... Read more...

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