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Belarus’ Ostapchuk stripped of gold for doping


August 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Belarus' Nadzeya Ostapchuk was stripped of the women's shot put gold medal at the London Games after she failed a drug test, the International Olympic Committee ... Read more...

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10 detained in raid on Himachal rave party


August 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 10 revellers at a rave party, attended mainly by foreigners, were detained in the picturesque Manikaran Valley of Himachal Pradesh, police said Sunday.Superintendent of ... Read more...

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Bugs filch copper to spread urinary infections


July 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Bugs causing serious urinary tract infections stay ahead of the immune system by filching copper to prevent the metal from being used against them, says a ... Read more...

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Russia bans three runners for sample tampering


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Athletics Federation announced Tuesday it has handed two-year bans to runners Svetlana Klyuka, Nailya Yulamanova and Yevgenia Zinurova for tampering with urine samples.Klyuka, ... Read more...

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44 at Juhu rave party test positive for drugs


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Over a month after 96 people were detained for allegedly consuming drugs at a Mumbai hotel, 44 people tested positive for drugs as the results for ... Read more...

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Rave party: Cricketers, celebs claim innocence, organiser arrested (Roundup)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Celebs and Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketers, present at a rave party which was raided by police and drugs seized, Monday claimed innocence even as the ... Read more...

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Mumbai rave party organiser remanded to police custody (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Vishesh Handa, organiser of the rave party in Mumbai where nearly 100 people including two Indian Premier league (IPL) players were detained late Sunday night, was ... Read more...

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US team banned from World Cup kabaddi


November 16th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) The US men kabaddi team has been banned from the ongoing World Cup in Punjab after the players refused to take doping tests, an official said ... Read more...

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Foetal exposure to chemical BPA causes problems in girls


October 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Foetal exposure to the chemical bisphenol A or BPA, used in making plastic containers and other consumer goods, can cause behavioural and emotional problems among young ... Read more...

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Your breath can tell toxic substances


September 29th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Testing exhaled breath could be a swift way to tell whether people have been exposed to toxic substances.Scientists have designed a simple, non-invasive hand-held device to ... Read more...

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Will power keeping fasting Hazare in form: Doctors


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) He has not had food for a week, but Anna Hazare is apparently going strong despite weakening health. The 74-year-old anti-corruption campaigner seems to have ... Read more...

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Urine test can detect tuberculosis, say Delhi scientists


August 5th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) in New Delhi have shown that tuberculosis may be diagnosed in future using a fast, ... Read more...

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Japan aims to totally clean Fukushima of radiation


July 15th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) The Japanese city of Fukushima, whose nuclear power plant was badly damaged by a magnitude-9 earthquake, has now revealed a plan to clean every building and ... Read more...

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Urine test can detect cancers early


June 10th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A simple urine test can help detect cancers of the gut, stomach and pancreas much earlier than existing procedures.Researchers have identified key proteins in the urine ... Read more...

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Punjab MP’s fast completes 100 hours


May 5th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 5 (IANS) The ongoing hunger strike by Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) president and MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and his supporters, demanding that the state government act against rampant ... Read more...

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Dairy colostrum ‘may be the key to Olympic success’


February 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that bovine colostrum can massively reduce gut permeability, otherwise known as 'leaky gut syndrome'.Their findings could have positive implications not just for athletes but also ... Read more...

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Antioxidants in pecans ‘good for your heart’


February 25th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention, according to a new study from Loma Linda University (LLU).Pecans contain different forms ... Read more...

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Dogs can sniff out prostate cancer in urine samples


February 8th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Dogs can sniff out chemicals released in urine by prostate tumours, thus opening up a new method for their early detection. These chemicals have distinct odours that dogs ... Read more...

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Dogs can ’sniff out’ prostate cancer accurately from urine sample


February 8th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Researchers have found that some dogs can be trained to accurately sniff out chemicals released in urine that are associated with prostate cancer (PCa).According to Jean-Nicolas Cornu and ... Read more...

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No need to panic about CCHF virus: ICMR


January 19th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has assured that Crimea Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) outbreaks can easily be controlled by proper hygiene and infection control measures. ... Read more...

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No need to panic about killer virus: ICMR


January 19th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) Wednesday asked people not to panic about the Crimian Congo Haemorregic Fever (CCHF) virus that has killed three people in ... Read more...

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Kids Living In Apartments Are More Exposed To Tobacco Smoke, Study Says


December 14th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has highlighted rather interesting details about the exposure of kids to tobacco after the findings of the research were published in the online ... Read more...

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Early urinary protein test during pregnancy predicts later pre-eclampsia


November 25th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists in UK have come up with a new test that may be able to predict which pregnant women will suffer from the potentially fatal condition pre-eclampsia.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Urine markers may reveal kidney damage earlier


November 12th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new research has pointed out that the presence of certain markers in the urine might be a red flag for acute kidney injury (AKI).The results suggest ... Read more...

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Tobacco carcinogen levels high in kids living with smokers


November 10th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has found that tobacco-related carcinogens are found in the urine of 90 percent of children who lived in a home where at least one parent ... Read more...

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A simple urine test could predict heart disease


November 1st, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) A simple urine test could predict if you are a candidate for heart disease -- years before the symptoms show up.Scientists at Glasgow University are using urine samples ... Read more...

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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency suspends Olympic champion for using penis enlargement drugs


October 19th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by BNO News
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on Monday said it has suspended Olympic 400 meter champion LaShawn Merritt for using penis enlargement drugs, which qualified in ... Read more...

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Cranberry juice can block Staph infections


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): Making a surprising discovery, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have found that cranberry juice cocktail blocked a strain of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) from beginning the process ... Read more...

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Pak squad to undergo dope test ahead of Delhi Commonwealth Games


August 27th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.27 (ANI): The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has decided to conduct another dope test on wrestlers and weightlifters, who would be participating in the nineteenth Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held ... Read more...

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Pesticide exposure in womb causes attention disorders


August 20th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Children whose mothers were exposed to pesticide during pregnancy were at a greater risk of having attention disorders as they grew up, suggests a study. University of California ... Read more...

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High doses of caffeine boost performance


June 30th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) High doses of caffeine directly increase muscle power and endurance during relatively low-intensity activities. Scientists from the Coventry University believe their findings may have implications for the use of ... Read more...

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New test for bladder cancer diagnosis


June 26th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Scientists have developed a novel assay to test for multiple tumor markers in bladder cancer.Methylation specific-multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplication (MS-MLPA) can be used to screen multiple target ... Read more...

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1 in 5 deaths in Bangladesh linked to arsenic in drinking water


June 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Exposure to arsenic in drinking water - even at low levels - increases the risk of death from any cause, suggests a new study conducted on Bangladeshis.Arsenic is ... Read more...

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Exposure to arsenic in drinking water has fatal consequences


June 19th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Exposure to arsenic in drinking water - even at low levels - increases the risk of death from any cause, say researchers.Arsenic is known to be a potent ... Read more...

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Vegetarian diet can help keep the toxins away


May 18th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Sticking to vegetables for five days a week can significantly reduce the body's amount of antibiotics and phthalates - a common chemical added to plastics - says a ... Read more...

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