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Direct or indirect use of tobacco will mar potential sporting careers


August 18th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) Former India shuttler U Vimal Kumar's advice for parents who want their children to be sporting personalities is that they should quit using all types of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sheen took steriods during ‘Major League’ shoot


July 7th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has revealed that he took steroids while shooting for sports movie "Major League" to get the grip of the game."I wanted to put ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beauty cream with bee stings in great demand


December 29th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) As bizarre as it may sound, beauty creams that contain bee stings are in huge demand in Britain as they reportedly prevent ageing by smoothing ... Read more...

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Synthetic protein to help regenerate new tissues


September 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Scientists have thought up a new way to synthesize collagen, the most abundant protein in the body, for regenerating new tissues and organs from stem cells. ... Read more...

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Running barefoot better for health than with shoes


April 27th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): Barefoot running can be beneficial while heavily cushioned running shoes may be leaving the foot prone to injury, according to a US sports medicine expert.Irene Davis of Harvard ... Read more...

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Meet the US woman who has spent $100K on 52 cosmetic procedures!


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): A women, who is from Ohio but is based in the UK, has spent over 100,000 dollars on 52 cosmetic treatments.Cindy Jackson, aged 55, has revealed that out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Human stem cells from fat tissue successfully fuse with rat heart cells and beat


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Scientists have successfully fused human stem cells derived from subcutaneous adipose (fat) tissue with muscle cells from rat hearts.And, not only did these cells 'talk' to form new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marsh to replace injured Hussey in next three ODIs


January 18th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Left-hand batsman Shaun Marsh will replace injured Michael Hussey in Australia's squad for the next three One-day Internationals (ODI) against England. Hussey injured his hamstring during the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Researchers find new way to repair damaged heart


December 10th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) researchers have demonstrated a new way that could be used to deliver stem cells to targeted areas of the body to repair diseased or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Special mobility shoes can help ease knee pain, slow down osteoarthritis


November 8th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A study has suggested that use of special mobility shoes can help ease knee pain and slow disease progression in people with osteoarthritis.Osteoarthritis, or OA as it is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultrasound improves efficacy of knee jabs in osteoarthritis patients


November 8th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Ultrasound needle guidance improves the performance, outcomes and the cost-effectiveness of knee injections in people with osteoarthritis, according to new research.Osteoarthritis causes changes in bones that include fluid ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elasticity in joints help ostriches run fast: Study


October 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has found that Ostriches-the fastest bird on the land-use tendons to store and return twice as much elastic energy per step than humans.This reduces ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s hubby wants to plastinate her body when she dies


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 3 (ANI): Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Frederick Prinz von Anhalt has announced that he wants to plastinate his wife's body when she dies to preserve her beauty.He then wants to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wearing flip-flops can be hazardous to health


July 29th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Compared to high heels, flip-flops don't even look remotely hazardous. But experts are warning of the dangers of their prolonged use such as the risk of shin splints ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why walking flat-footed hurts habitual high-heel wearers


July 16th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): One would think wearing a pair of high-heeled Jimmy Choos was painful for your ankles, but many a time, habitual stiletto wearers feel discomfort while walking flat footed.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, banks of off-the-shelf body parts for transplants


July 14th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Scientists are perfecting ways of creating bare 'scaffold' building blocks of body parts which can then be used in transplants.The idea is to removing all the soft tissue ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Going barefoot in home may contribute to falls among elderly


June 24th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A new research has suggested that elderly people should avoid going barefoot, or wearing slippers or socks with no shoes to prevent serious injuries, including fractures, sprains, dislocations, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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 |

High-strain tendons repair less frequently than low strain tendons


May 26th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Tendons in high-stress and strain areas, like the Achilles tendon, actually repair themselves less frequently than low-stress tendons, according to a new study.Tendons, composed of collagen and other ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

iPad thieves rip off man’s finger


April 21st, 2010 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 21 (DPA) A pair of thieves in Denver, Colorado wanted a man's iPad so badly that they ripped off his little finger to get it, according to local media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Routine lifting doesn’t really harm your back


April 16th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Frequent lifting does more good than harm for one's back, according to a researcher in the University of Alberta's Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.Tapio Videman said disc degeneration is ... Read more...

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Injured Oz pacer Hilfenhaus eyes return against Pakistan


April 13th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 13 (ANI): Australian pacer Ben Hilfenhaus is still unable to bowl nearly five months after injuring his knee, but is hopeful of fighting his way back into the Test side ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

2000-year-old woman’s face reconstructed


February 8th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen, Feb 8 (ANI): The face of the 2000-year-old body of a woman, which was found in a bog in Denmark, has been reconstructed.According to a report in The Copenhagen Post, the ... Read more...

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Ultrasound-guided cortisone jabs may help treat severe hip pain effectively


December 27th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that ultrasound-guided cortisone injections can effectively treat gluteus medius tendinopathy.Gluteus medius tendinopathy is a common, painful condition caused by an injury to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ponting admits his embarrassment over retiring hurt against Windies


December 17th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec 17(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has said that he was embarrassed at having to retire hurt for the first time in his career during the third Test against West Indies ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nintendo Wii players can get ‘fractured limbs, damaged knees, painful tendonitis’


December 8th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): While Nintendo Wii is known for keeping players in shape, the game console can leave people with fractured limbs, damaged knees and painful tendonitis, surgeons have warned.The researchers ... Read more...

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Ride-on lawnmowers land thousands of people in hospital every year


November 22nd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Experts have revealed that ride-on lawnmowers are causing more accidents every year, landing thousands of people in hospital.According to the Journal of Safety Research, a survey conducted over ... Read more...

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Dope is more harmful for cricketers, says ICC expert


November 4th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Cricket and tennis thought to be the sports where performance-enhancing drugs would not work. The myth has been broken in tennis and cricket, too, has had its ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Posh’s ’size zero’ figure raises health concerns


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): Victoria Beckham was drawn into a size zero storm when she appeared at the London Fashion Week looking skinny.The 35-year-old Posh Spice looked withered as she walked ... Read more...

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Robot that mimics humans from the inside out


September 17th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Boffins have developed an amazing skeleton robot that moves just like humans.The creation is known as an "anthropomimetic robot".Using human anatomy as a blueprint, scientists have replicated tendons ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Former Shot-Putter David Laut Shot Dead At Oxnard Home


August 30th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Bronze medalist for U.S.(1984 Olympics L.A.) David Laut met his unfortunate death at the hands of two usurpers who confronted him outside his Oxnard home in California on early Friday. ... Read more...

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Robots designed using human anatomy may soon move like we do


August 25th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 25 (ANI): A group of researchers from five European countries are designing a robot using human anatomy as a blueprint.The Eccerobot project has been designed to duplicate the way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New analysis confirms biochemical remains of T. rex


July 30th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A new analysis of the remains of a Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) that roamed Earth 68 million years ago has confirmed traces of protein from blood and bone, ... Read more...

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Organic material in ‘dino mummy’ to give clues about its evolution


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): A mummified dinosaur unearthed in North Dakota, US, may contain traces of 66-million-year old organic material, which could provide vital information about its evolution.The well-preserved fossil of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Don’t bother stretching if you don’t like it: study


June 17th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) Stretching does not reduce the overall risk of injury and only makes a small difference in reducing the risk of specific types of injuries to ligaments, muscles and ... Read more...

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