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Probe into HIV-infected syringe in China


August 27th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Police are hunting for clues after a man was pricked by an HIV-infected syringe left in a taxi, authorities said Monday.Police have set up a special ... Read more...

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Patient swallows syringe, seeks fine from hospital


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) A man in China who swallowed barrel of a doctor's syringe during an operation is all set to receive 60,000 yuan ($9,500) in compensation after the ... Read more...

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Lives in peril: Inside Manipur’s drug zone


December 13th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Churachandpur (Manipur), Dec 13 (IANS) A litter of cigarette stubs, abandoned syringes and used contraceptives greet a visitor to one of the four drug hangout joints in Manipur's second largest ... Read more...

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UAE to reduce prices of 115 pharmaceutical drugs


November 10th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS/WAM) The UAE health ministry will on Sunday announce reduced prices of 115 pharmaceutical drugs.The move is part of the ministry's efforts with local and international drugs ... Read more...

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Students invent device to minimise risks in dialysis


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Biomedical engineering students have invented a device to cut down the risk of infection, clotting and narrowing of blood vessels during dialysis.The device, implanted under the ... Read more...

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Stem cell revolution can defeat Alzheimer’s


June 5th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Healthy adults will be able to boost their chances of surviving cancer and diseases such as Alzheimer's by freezing stem cells taken from their blood. A ... Read more...

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MJ’s jab dabs are not those of Dr. Conrad Murray


April 18th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 18 (ANI): Mystery fingerprints on the syringe that killed Michael Jackson are not those of Dr. Conrad Murray or any member of Jacko's family or staff, the investigation has ... Read more...

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Mosquito needle ‘hurts far less than regular injection’


March 25th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a motorised, harpoon-like needle that hurts far less than a regular injection - because it resembles a mosquito's mouth parts.The needle mimics a mosquito's proboscis, ... Read more...

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Conrad Murray seeks fingerprint test on syringe found under MJ’s deathbed


March 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Lawyers representing Dr. Conrad Murray want a broken syringe found under Michael Jackson's deathbed to be tested for fingerprints.The doctor's legal team is expected to claim the ... Read more...

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Bizarre ‘dead mice into humans’ hobby is a rage in Brooklyn


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 14 (ANI): A bizarre hobby of converting dead mice into miniature 'humans' is taking hold in Brooklyn and fast turning into a very popular trend.A Gowanus gallery offering a ... Read more...

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MJ’s doc to claim ’star killed himself by overdosing’


December 30th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Lawyers for Dr. Conrad Murray, who is facing trial for involuntary manslaughter inMichael Jackson's death case, will claim the singer actually killed himself, a prosecutor was heard ... Read more...

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Now, print instant meals to tackle hunger


December 26th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) First there were meals we had to make all by ourselves. Then 'readymade' meals came along, making life that much easier. But what if you could just print ... Read more...

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Now, laser technology that inscribes on glass without breaking it


November 25th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Now, a new laser technology can inscribe numbers in glass without cracking, heating or leaving any external marks on the glass."It's the only technology that can mark glass ... Read more...

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After ‘Iron Lady’, Manipur produces a ‘Mr India’


November 24th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) If Irom Sharmila, who is on a fast for the past 10 years to protest human rights violations by security forces in Manipur, is the state's 'Iron Lady', ... Read more...

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200mn-yr-old fossils reveal how snakes’ syringe-like venom fangs evolved


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Scientists are analysing fossils of a 200 million-year-old reptile of the late Triassic period to understand how syringe-like teeth evolved in snakes that exist today.Although not closely related ... Read more...

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Man armed with syringe robs woman


October 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 8 (IANS) A man robbed a woman after threatening her with a syringe in this Australian city.The man brandished the syringe and stole money from the woman's handbag in Keysborough, ... Read more...

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Shocking pic shows LiLo with ’syringe of heroin’, snogging Paris Hilton


September 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): A shocking image showing Lindsay Lohan on the verge of injecting herself with what appears to be a syringe of heroin has emerged.In the picture, the troubled ... Read more...

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Holy Grail of medicine - boon to humanity or cannibalisation?


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Dr Randolph Corteling and senior scientist Julie Heward are part of a team in UK that is testing foetal stem cell therapy to cure the killer diseases of ... Read more...

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Note teaspoon sizes to avoid drug overdose in children


July 16th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Parents should not give their children medicine from an ordinary teaspoon because of the risk of overdose, experts have warned. A survey has found that a child could easily ... Read more...

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Eight CRPF men injured in Chhattisgarh blast


June 30th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 30 (IANS) A day after 26 security personnel were massacred by Maoists in Chhattisgarh, eight Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured in a blast Wednesday when they were ... Read more...

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Ultra-pure Heroin Arrives In The U.S.


May 25th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Drug smugglers from Mexico are clandestinely promoting a new form of ultra-pure heroin, which is available for merely $10 a bag. This latest form of ... Read more...

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Ultra-pure Heroin Secretly Makes Headway In U.S.


May 25th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being seen as a major reason for worry, the drug smugglers are peddling type of ultra pure heroine from Mexico to various states ... Read more...

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Flame-spewing ’squirts’, ‘Judgements’ helped UK win Somme battle


May 10th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): The mystery behind Britain's relatively fewer collateral losses during the capture of German trenches in Somme has finally been unravelled. The British employed flame spewing 56ft long, 2.5 ... Read more...

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Kindergarten teacher jailed for pricking students with needle


March 24th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 24 (IANS) A teacher in a kindergarten school in China was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday for pricking more than 60 children with a hypodermic needle. A county court ... Read more...

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‘Syringe that administered fatal drugs to MJ set to be auctioned’


March 16th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 16 (ANI): Michael Jackson's family is desperate to stop the syringe, used to inject drugs that killed the singer, from being auctioned, it has emerged.Lawyers reportedly informed the King ... Read more...

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Chimps intelligent enough to appreciate a full pint


February 24th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): New research has shown that chimpanzees are intelligent enough to appreciate how big a pint of liquid is, or the volume of any other measure.According to BBC ... Read more...

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Eyeball Tattoo Trend: A Treat For The Eyes Or An Eyesore?


January 16th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you thought you could prove yourself to be the tough guy by sporting a large, complicated looking body tattoo, think again. You would lose the ... Read more...

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Beware of kitchen spoons when administering syrups


January 5th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Beware of innocuous kitchen spoons - they can be unwittingly dangerous, especially when administering liquid medicine. Former cold and flu sufferers were asked to pour one teaspoon of nighttime ... Read more...

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Detroit terror attack hesitation over x-ray scanners risking lives


December 31st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 31 (ANI): British Ministers have been accused of putting lives at risk by failing to order X-ray style body scanners at British airports despite fears that al-Qaeda is planning a ... Read more...

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PETN Explosives Passed Airport Security Checks


December 29th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Detroit, Dec. 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The use of PETN explosive by the alleged Nigerian terrorist, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab has given rise to a common question. Why did he opt for ... Read more...

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‘Explosive in underwear could have blown hole in airplane’


December 29th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) As an Al Qaeda faction claimed responsibility for last week's attack on a US airliner, reports citing experts said a dangerous explosive allegedly concealed in the ... Read more...

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US authorities see Nigerian bomber’s connection with al Qaeda ‘plausible’


December 27th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 27 (ANI): Even though the US authorities are yet to confirm the Yemen connection of the 23-year-old Nigerian man's plot to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day, they ... Read more...

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Charges filed against US airplane case terrorist suspect


December 27th, 2009 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (DPA) US federal officials brought criminal charges Saturday against a Nigerian man suspected of trying to destroy a Northwest Airlines aircraft Friday as it approached the airport in Detroit, ... Read more...

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Human trial for revolutionary spoon-fed vaccines to begin Down Under


December 8th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): Human trials are set to begin on a technique that could revolutionize vaccination by replacing the syringe with the spoon.The Australian-pioneered technique promises to make having the annual ... Read more...

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HIV-positive man injects wife with own blood for sex


December 6th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 6 (IANS) An HIV-positive man in New Zealand has allegedly injected his sleeping wife with his own blood so she would start having sex with him again. The woman told ... Read more...

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