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CAS lift suspension from Chambers and Millar

April 30th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Britain's dope-tainted sprinter Dwain Chambers and cyclist David Millar are now free to take part in the 2012 London as the British Olympic Association (BOA) has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Japan: Thyroid gland irregularities found in evacuated youths from Fukushima

October 6th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
NAGANO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- Thyroid gland irregularities have been detected in a number of young children and teenagers evacuated from Japan's Fukushima Prefecture following its nuclear plant crisis, local media reported ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rare bird thought extinct now declared alive

September 28th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 28 (IANS) A rare sea bird that was thought to have become extinct has now been declared alive after DNA work by New Zealand scientists.Tests of ancient and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Raymond Davis’ release in accordance with Shariah laws: Pak Punjab Governor

March 21st, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 21(ANI): Double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis was released by a Pakistani court after the heirs of the two victims pardoned him in return for blood-money worth 200 million rupees, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hormone is secret elixir of life

October 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A hormone naturally created in the body could be the elixir of life, scientists believe. According to a study of thousands of over-50s, the hormone known as DHEAS ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Portable laser devices to ensure better, painless disease diagnosis

September 23rd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A visit to the dentist could now be a painless affair, with the development of new portable laser devices to probe bones, teeth, and other parts of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan is foreign aggressor in Kashmir dispute: Gilgit activist

January 28th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leaders should stop taking "blood money" from Pakistan and realise that Islamabad is using the disputed strategic Himalayan region to secure its economic ... Read more...

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Simple keyhole heart op could cut stroke risk

December 12th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 12 (ANI): Patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation can now undergo a simple operation to avoid heart stroke, instead of taking blood-thinning medication, say researchers.The new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiger Woods’ ‘blood-spinning’ therapist facing charges for importing and selling illegal drugs

December 9th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 9 (ANI): The Canadian doctor, who helped Tiger Woods to overcome his knee surgery using the path-breaking 'blood-spinning' technique, will be quizzed in court for allegedly importing and selling ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit scientists develop revolutionary method to treat dirty bomb victims

September 13th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 13 (ANI): Brit scientists have developed a cutting-edge method to treat victims of radiation contamination in an event of "dirty bomb" explosion.The suitcase-size device can rapidly detect the extent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jackos concert promoter fails to line up insurer

March 15th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 15 (ANI): The promotion company behind Michael Jacksons concerts at Londons O2 arena is reportedly failing to line up an insurer to cover the seven-month run by the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Blood platelets may one day be made in lab for transfusion

December 26th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 26 (ANI): Blood banks may soon be able to grow human blood platelets for transfusion in their labs, say researchers at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Publishing their study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bihar put on high alert after outbreak of bird flu in West Bengal

December 18th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 19 (ANI): A high alert has been sounded in Bihar in the wake of outbreak of bird flu in West Bengal. The State''s Animal Husbandry department is maintaining a strict ... Read more...

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Soon, a simple and safer blood test to detect fetal diseases

November 27th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): With just a drop of the mother''s blood, it may soon be possible to determine whether an unborn baby has a genetic disorder, say researchers.The scientists hope ... Read more...

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Novel blood test can diagnose heart attacks within minutes

September 10th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): A new technique that measures hundreds of molecular markers in the blood can confirm within minutes, rather than hours, whether a patient is having a heart attack. Researchers ... Read more...

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Clenching your fist while giving blood may not be the right method

July 26th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): British researchers cautioned that getting blood donors to tightly clench their fists during the procedure may raise potassium levels in the samples, which may indicate kidney or ... Read more...

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