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Olympic champion Rice happy to focus on preparation


July 24th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice has a lot to live up to in London following her performance in the Beijing Olympics where she won three gold medals ... Read more...

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Netanyahu injured in friendly soccer match


June 12th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 12 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tore a tendon and will have to wear a cast for several weeks after he injured himself during a friendly soccer ... Read more...

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Klose fit for Germany’s friendly against Netherlands


November 13th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 13 (IANS) Miroslav Klose has returned to the German squad for Tuesday's friendly match against the Netherlands after missing the friendly against Ukraine owing to an inflamed ... Read more...

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A dinosaur who was speedy hunter


October 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 16 (IANS) Carnotaurus, a seven-meter-long flesh-eating dinosaur with a huge tail muscle, was one of the fastest hunters, says new research.A scrutiny of the tail bones of Carnotaurus ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Former gymnastics champ lives in poverty in China


July 16th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) A former gymnastics world champion is attempting to make a living by being a street performer here, a media report said.Zhang Shangwu performed gymnastic stunts at ... Read more...

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‘Crocked’ Gerrard’s season could be over: Dalglish


April 4th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish has revealed that ace midfielder Steven Gerrard's season could be over after he had to cut short a training session on Friday after feeling ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Michael Hussey will play a big part in rest of Oz World Cup campaign: Clarke


March 10th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Mar 10(ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke believes that rival nations at the World Cup would be even more wary of his team because of veteran batsman Michael Hussey's inclusion."I think opposition ... Read more...

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Michael Hussey replaces injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup team


March 6th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 6(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey has been recalled into the 15-man World Cup team a month after he was ruled out of it due to injury.It comes a week after ... Read more...

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Scientists generate pluripotent stem cells from horses


February 28th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): For the first time ever, Canadian researchers have generated pluripotent stem cells from horses.The findings will help enable new stem cell based regenerative therapies in veterinary medicine, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Decision to dump Hussey would hurt Oz World Cup campaign: Steve Waugh


February 27th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 27(ANI): Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has described the selectors' decision to dump batsman Michael Hussey from the World Cup squad as "staggering".Hussey was dumped after being considered too big ... Read more...

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Siddle or Hastings to replace injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup squad


February 27th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 27(ANI): Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and John Hastings have emerged as frontline options to replace injured fast bowler Doug Bollinger in the World Cup team.Bollinger will return home after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Michael Hussey may replace injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup team


February 26th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 26(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey could be recalled into the World Cup team following fast bowler Doug Bollinger's exit due to an ankle injury that may require surgery.Bollinger will return ... Read more...

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Injured Hussey left out of Oz WC squad over uncertainty around recovery time: Ponting


February 10th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 10(ANI): Australia captain Ricky Ponting has said that the decision to leave injured Michael Hussey out of the 15-man World Cup squad was the right one.Hussey was dumped after being ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mike Hussey frustrated with World Cup omission


February 9th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 9 (IANS) Australia's middle-order batsman Mike Hussey was frustrated at not being given an opportunity to regain fitness for the World Cup as afforded to all-rounder Andrew Symonds four years ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Shocked’ Hussey blasts CA for ‘double standards’ over omission due to injury


February 9th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 9(ANI): Australia batsman Michael Hussey has expressed "disappointment" and "shock" at being left out of the 15-man squad for the upcoming World Cup.Hussey was dumped after being considered too big ... Read more...

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Hauritz to use Warne’s recovery as motivation to return for World Cup


January 24th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): To return in time for the ICC World Cup beginning February 19 on the subcontinent, spinner Nathan Hauritz will use Shane Warne's remarkable recovery from a dislocated shoulder ... Read more...

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Hussey likely to miss World Cup


January 19th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 19 (ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey is almost certain to miss the 2011 World Cup after undergoing surgery yesterday to repair a serious hamstring injury.Cricket Australia has not given up ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Minimally invasive procedure ‘helpful to reanimate facial paralysis’


January 18th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study reports a procedure involving only one small incision and no major modifications that appears helpful in reanimating the lower face after paralysis."The primary goal of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hussey doubtful for World Cup


January 17th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Australian batsman Michael Hussey is doubtful for the World Cup as he suffered a hamstring tear during the One-Day win against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ... Read more...

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Hussey’s World Cup participation in doubt due to hamstring injury


January 17th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Jan.17 (ANI): Australian middle-order batsman Mike Hussey's place in his country's World Cup squad is in doubt, as he is reportedly facing at least a month on the sidelines with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shoulder function not fully restored after surgery: Study


January 17th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that shoulder motion after rotator cuff surgery remains significantly different when compared to the patient's opposite shoulder.In the Henry Ford Hospital study that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Body blow to Oz as injured Michael Hussey doubtful for World Cup


January 17th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey is doubtful for next month's 50-over World Cup in the Indian sub-continent due to a hamstring injury.According to Fox Sports, scans on Hussey's left hamstring ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chelsea’s Lamps says he feels like an outcast


January 11th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.11 (ANI): Chelsea mid-fielder Frank Lampard has admitted that he feels like an outcast after spending three-and-a-half-months off the playing field with a groin tendon tear.The Sun quoted him as saying: ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

High heels injure over 3 million women


November 7th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) More than three million women have received medical attention or been rushed to hospital because of their passion for killer heels. Researchers say that a fifth of women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High heels results in injuries


November 7th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Women who wear high heels are more prone to injuries, a study has found.Thousands of women have hurt themselves because of their shoes. Many had gone to such ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Killer high heels’ have injured 3mn women!


November 6th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): The next time you wear those stilettos, better be careful-a new study has suggested that more than three million women have had to seek medical attention for injuries ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Serena undergoes surgery to avoid toe trouble


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Serena Williams has revealed that she underwent surgery to repair a lacerated tendon near her big toe to avoid a lifetime with a "droopy" digit. The world ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New surgery shows promise in patients of severe flat foot deformity


July 9th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): New surgery, developed at Hospital for Special Surgery, could improve patient outcomes in individuals with severe adult flat foot deformity, a problem that is increasingly being seen in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Polymer fibres to help heal hearts


June 9th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Scientists are developing microscopic polymer fibres to help rebuild human tissue and heal hearts. While using polymers to help grow muscles may sound like sci-fi, it's actually quite ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Regenerating tendons, spinal cords and heart valves ‘possible in 10 yrs’


June 9th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): In not more than 10 years, a tendon, spinal cord or heart valve will be able to regenerate itself after an injury or disease, claimed a Queen's University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Injured’ Haddin withdraws from England one-day series


June 6th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 6(ANI): Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has withdrawn from the impending England one-day series due to an elbow injury.Haddin had been battling the pain since the Boxing Day Test, but ... Read more...

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Wrestling accident leaves Rourke with permanent damage


May 5th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Mickey Rourke's right arm has suffered permanent damage after a failed surgery on a torn muscle, which was ripped from the bone during an arm wrestling match with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What is the maximum weight a human can lift?


April 25th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): Some sports experts believe weightlifters have reached a saturation point but the imminent question remains - what is the maximum weight a human could ever lift.Brit strongman Andy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fears over Rooney’s worsening knee problem ahead of World Cup


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): With just 80 days left for start of the World Cup, England's ace striker Wayne Rooney's knee problem appears to be getting worse.The Manchester United and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rooney will be fit for Man U’s Euro showdown


March 8th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London. Mar 8 (ANI): Ace striker Wayne Rooney will be fit for Manchester United's Euro showdown with AC Milan.The England striker is suffering from an inflamed kneecap tendon and was ... Read more...

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