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Sunyani (Ghana), May 17 (IANS) Armed robbers have killed a 27-year-old Indian in western Ghana, the police said here Friday. Two people have been arrested.
London, May 17 (IANS) Work longer, live healthier. Retirement has a detrimental impact on both mental and physical health over time, says a new study.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that a combination of two FDA-approved osteoporosis drugs having different mechanisms of action increases bone density better than treatment with either drug alone.
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): Despite being officially classed as twins, three-year-olds Alessia and Lara Deleo from Australia do not share the same birthday.
London, May 12 (ANI): Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair's sister-in-law, Lauren Booth, has reportedly married a bigamist.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A rejuvenating hormone has been found to reverse symptoms of heart failure in old mice.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Nearly one in five children and teens found to be at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new research has shown.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have modified a handheld diagnostic device, which was first developed to diagnose cancer, to rapidly diagnose tuberculosis (TB) and other important infectious bacteria.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered why breast cancer patients with dense breasts are more likely than others to develop aggressive tumors that spread.
Changsha, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): A 55-year-old man died Wednesday morning in central China's Hunan Province due to an infection of H7N9 avian flu, local health authorities said.
Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Five members of an Indian origin family were killed and one was seriously injured when the car they were travelling in rammed into the iron pillar of a signpost on the North-South Expressway in the Malaysian state of Johor.
Washington, May 02(ANI): A woman who was viciously attacked with lye and disfigured by her former husband has been given a new face.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said he was saddened to hear the news of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's death this morning at Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital, and expressed his regret over Pakistan not heeding India's repeated pleas to release the latter on humanitarian grounds.
Lahore, May 2 (IANS) The family of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh first learnt of his death in a Lahore hospital through a media report, his family said from India Thursday.
Washington, May 1(ANI): Kim Kardashian has apparently asked her friends not to give her any baby gifts, and instead donate them to a hospital in Chicago.
Bern, May 1 (IANS) Swiss scientists have proved that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can improve muscle strength and fibre function in women, says a study.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A woman, who became the first person to successfully receive a donor womb, is now six weeks into a "healthy" pregnancy.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Neurons in the nose could be the key to early, fast, and accurate diagnosis of the debilitating mental illness, schizophrenia, according to a TAU researcher.
London, Apr.29 (ANI): Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye has announced his return with his next fight on June 29 with Manuel Charr at the Manchester Arena.
Lahore/Amritsar, April 28 (IANS) Having seen him in a Lahore hospital where doctors said his chances were "slim", the family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian death row prisoner brutally assaulted by fellow inmates, Sunday pleaded for help from Indian government and prayers to save his life.
Lahore, April 28 (ANI): Family members of comatose Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh have visited him at Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital, and are reportedly demanding that he be shifted to India for further treatment as he is in a very critical state.
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) The condition of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian on death row in Pakistan who was brutally assaulted by fellow prisoners, was serious and chances of his survival were slim, his doctors said in Lahore.
Lahore, April 28 (ANI): Four family members of Indian prisoner on death row Sarabjit Singh, including his sister, wife and two daughters, have crossed into Lahore and will soon visit him at the city's government-run Jinnah Hospital.
Beijing, Apr. 27 (Xinhua-ANI): At least six people were killed and over 30 others injured when a bomb blast targeted a campaign rally on Friday night in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, local media reported.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): A yoga instructor has claimed that the popular practice, which has long been praised for helping people improve their flexibility and core strength, can also be used to help women conceive.
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) At least six people were killed and over 30 others injured in a bomb blast that targeted an election campaign rally Friday night in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, a media report said.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Dec 16 gang-rape victim died in India due to medical negligence and her dead body was shifted to Singapore because of public agitation and pressure, claimed counsel for one of the accused in the case.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Having faith in God may significantly improve the outcome of those receiving short-term treatment for psychiatric illness, according to a recent study conducted by McLean Hospital investigators.
Washington, Apr.25 (ANI): More the number of people in a neighbourhood, town or city with Facebook users' interests, lesser the area's obesity rate, shows a study that correlates data on Facebook users' interests with obesity rates in towns and cities.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The medical superintendent of Safdarjung Hospital, where the Dec 16, 2012 gang-rape victim was treated for 10 days, told a Delhi court Tuesday that the victim was shifted to a Singapore hospital as it had the "best" critical care and organ transplant facility.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): A simple operation which could effectively cure high blood pressure is being tested on patients in Britain.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A researcher at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, has identified factors in the brain that distinguish susceptibility and resiliency to depression and heart disease comorbidity.
New York, April 20 (ANI): A Brazilian man miraculously survived after accidentally shooting a 12-inch fishing spear into his face, while cleaning his gun.
Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 16-month-old girl in Russia's St. Petersburg city was given an HIV-infected blood transfusion as a result of negligence of a hospital's staff, prosecutors said Friday.
New York, April 19 (ANI): A 12-year-old girl survived after falling four stories from her bedroom window in Queens.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Many people believe that smoking tobacco through a hookah is less harmful than smoking cigarettes.
Boston/Washington, April 19 (IANS) Describing them as possibly armed and "extremely dangerous", the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released pictures and videos of two men with a direct appeal to the public to help them find the prime suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and wounded about 180.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Hunting for the Boston marathon bombers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released pictures and videos of two men with a direct appeal to the public to help them find the prime suspects.
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Lt. Gen. Sanjiv Chachra, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Command, has said that the need of the hour is to conduct vigorous and visible campaigns to promote organ donation in the society
London, Apr. 18 (ANI): Savita Halappanavar would probably have lived if her unborn baby had been aborted, it has been revealed.
New York, Apr. 18 (ANI): Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich's wife Dasha Zukova has given birth to a daughter - his seventh child - in New York.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday wrote to US President Barack Obama, condemning the bomb attack in Boston as a "senseless and cowardly act of violence" and offering India's full support in combating terror.
London, April 15 (IANS) A 23-year-old man collapsed and then died during the Brighton Marathon in the south English port city.
New York, Apr 13 (ANI): A hospital in Turkey is anticipating what may be the first successful pregnancy and birth for a woman with a transplanted uterus.
Beijing, April 13 (Xinhua-ANI): A seven-year-old girl in Beijing was infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu, the first such case in the Chinese capital, local health authorities said Saturday.
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Scientists have reported that rampant use of social networking, texting and chatting on mobile phone can result in lower grades and poor performance of students, says a study.
Washington, April 11 (ANI): An Australian-led, world-first genome mapping project has uncovered the "holy grail" for understanding how and why koalas respond to infectious diseases.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): The 'Bible of Cricket' Wisden has lambasted controversial English batsman Kevin Pieterson, saying that he has a 'self-pitying' attitude and had an 'arrogant' approach to cricket last year.
Berlin, April 10 (IANS) German scientists have implanted pacemakers in the brains of patients suffering from depression, with remarkable results.
Washington, Apr. 10 (ANI): Researchers from Bonn University Hospital have found a way to cure depression.
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Genes may be responsible for laziness, says an American study.
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): Teenagers, who spend a lot of time watching TV, are more likely to be overweight, a new study has claimed.
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Certain genetic traits may predispose people to being more or less motivated to exercise and remain active, a new research from the University of Missouri has suggested.
London, April 8 (ANI): An inquest into the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar last year after she suffered a miscarriage in an Irish hospital will begin today.
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London, Apr. 5 (ANI): Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, who was brought to England after being shot in the head by the Taliban, has revealed the first recipients of her new education charity, with the support of Hollywood star Angelina Jolie.
London, April 5 (IANS) British band One Direction treated a ill fan Hannah Booth with their special performance.
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley's biggest children's hospital has installed CCTV cameras in its wards and out-patient department areas to prevent parents from abandoning their baby daughters.
London, March 29 (IANS) Richard Griffiths, the award-winning actor known for his roles in "Withnail & I and Harry Potter", has died following complications after heart surgery. He was 65.
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): Scientists have found that changes to gut microbiota may play a role in weight loss.
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Scientists have shown that tinkering with bugs present normally in the gut could provide a tool to weight-loss, says a study, giving new hope to people trying to fight the battle of the bulge.
Mapusa (Goa), March 26 (IANS) Churchill Brothers Sports Club are keen to turn the screws on title-challengers East Bengal during a top of the table I-League football clash against Salgaocar here Wednesday.
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): Two kids, who were suffering from an aggressive form of childhood leukemia, had a complete remission after they were treated with a novel cell therapy that reprogrammed their immune cells to rapidly multiply and destroy malignant cells.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Deepak Bhardwaj was shot dead in a south Delhi farmhouse Tuesday morning by "two to three" unidentified people, police said, suspecting that contract killers did the job.
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Exercise interventions in childhood may be associated with lower fracture risks as people age, due to the increases in peak bone mass that occurs in growing children who perform regular physical activity, a new study has concluded.
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Teen activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has begun to attend a school in Britain, prompting a Pakistani daily to laud the "beacon of hope in a country where girls' education is desperately needed and under siege".
Dhaka, March 20 (IANS) President Zillur Rahman of Bangladesh died Wednesday at a hospital in Singapore, said a media report. He was 83.
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' rights to education, has attended her first day at school in the UK.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A Safdarjung Hospital doctor, who headed the intensive care unit where the Delhi gang-rape victim was first treated, Monday deposed in a court here. His colleague, who attended to her injured male friend, also gave a statement.
New York, March 18 (ANI): A New York University student has invented a magic gel, which can stop heavy bleeding in wounds.
New York, Mar 17 (ANI): After suffering a series of seizures earlier in the week, Lil Wayne is once again back in the hospital but doing alright, despite reports that the rapper was near death.
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A surprisingly high number of women - one in seven - suffers from postpartum depression, according to a new, large-scale study by a Northwestern Medicine researcher.
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Difficulty or inability to write a comprehensible text message may become a "vital" tool in diagnosing a type of crippling stroke, according to new research.
London, March 14 (ANI): A new study has dispelled three myths about sleepwalking - sleepwalkers have no memory of their actions, sleepwalkers' behaviour is without motivation, and sleepwalking has no daytime impact.
Melbourne, March 14 (IANS) Venezuelan GP2 driver Rodolfo Gonzalez has been signed as Formula 1 team Marussia's reserve driver, it was announced here Thursday.
London, Mar. 13 (ANI): A bionic eye has been developed by researchers that enable blind people to read letters and simple words.
Sydney, Mar 12 (ANI): The British press has been celebrating the poor performance of the touring Australian squad in the ongoing Tests against India, with words like 'turmoil', 'disarray', 'laughing stock' and 'useless' for the Oz team prominently featuring in English newspapers, ahead of the July's Ashes.
Washington, March 11 (ANI): A class of medications commonly prescribed to diabetic patients for lowering blood sugar, also lowers their odds of suffering heart failure, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Washington, March 11 (ANI): A new study of hospital patients has found that transfusion of donated blood more than three weeks old results in impaired blood vessel function.
Melbourne, Mar 8 (ANI): Researchers from Melbourne have made a major breakthrough in diagnosing Alzheimer's 15 years before symptoms strike, offering hope of avoiding dementia.
London, March 7 (ANI): Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in patients with chronic, severe and treatment-resistant Anorexia Nervosa (anorexia) helps some patients achieve and maintain improvements in body weight, mood, and anxiety, a new study has found.
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A single gene may be involved in the development of type 1 diabetes (T1D) and other autoimmune diseases, a new study has shown.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Scientists of Jena University and Jena University Hospital have shed light on why fish is a healthy diet.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday approved a proposal for new technology to screen donated blood in the government hospitals' blood blanks to curb risk of transmitting infection.
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Researchers have discovered mutations in two genes that lead to the death of nerve cells in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and related degenerative diseases.
London, March 3 (ANI): A revolutionary spinal implant has offered a new hope to thousands of people suffering the daily agony of spinal injury.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) An eight-year-old girl, a student of Class 2, was allegedly raped inside the premises of a municipal school here. Three people were detained for questioning while a protest by irate residents turned violent Friday, police said.
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): The heart of Richard the Lionheart was preserved with mercury, mint and frankincense, among other sweet-smelling plants, a new study has revealed.
Berlin, Ma Mar 1 (IANS) Clogged arteries could precipitate a stroke, even if you're considered low risk, says a new study.
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital have discovered two new drug targets in the inflammatory response pathway responsible for asthma attacks.
London, Feb. 26 (ANI): Seth MacFarlane, known for creating edgy US animated sitcoms 'Family Guy' and 'American Dad,' is facing a backlash for saying "offensive jokes" at the Academy Awards.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) A suspicion-evoking bag was recovered from outside an army hospital in the capital Monday, police said.
Washington, February 22 (ANI): Motor development in children under five years of age can now be tested reliably by making them do different exercises such as standing on one leg, hopping or running.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Bad hair day? Well, going by the recent spurt of ads on hair care products, everyone is moaning over hair woes. Thanks to lifestyle changes, hair problems are becoming increasingly common in both women and men, doctors say, warning against being misled by random products bought over the counter.
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): A woman from Texas, added two sets of identical twins to her brood - the odds of that happening is one in 70 million deliveries.
London, February 20 (ANI): Blind people were able to read signs, tell the time and distinguish white wine from red after surgeons fitted them with retinal implants to partially restore their vision.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Two people suffering from swine flu died Tuesday while 53 others tested positive for the virus here, taking the toll in the city to four and total number of cases to 510 this year, an official said.
Malaga (Spain), Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Spanish copla singer Marife de Triana died Saturday in the southern province of Andalusia, according to government officials in the Mediterranean town of Torremolinos where she lived. She was 76.
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Affectionate behavior is not all that it seems, as cuddling, kissing and holding hands could be indicators that your partner is mad at you, an expert claimed.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Two people suffering from swine flu died in the national capital Friday while 58 tested positive for the Influenza A (H1N1) virus, taking the total number of cases to 301 since January, an official said.