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Swine Flu claims three lives in Pune; toll rises to 52

September 18, 2009 10:34:27 am

Three more persons have died of swine flu here,taking the death toll in the viral infection in the city to 52,health officials said on Friday.

UK fitness TV teaches bhangra workout class!

September 17, 2009 5:22:46 pm

A new British TV station,dedicated entirely to fitness,is offering a string of classes,including those on Bhangra.

46 per cent Indian children suffer from malnutrition: Study

September 17, 2009 1:15:24 pm

At least 46% of India's children still suffer from malnutrition making the country home to a third of the world's malnourished children,a study said.

‘Tax soft drinks to fight obesity’

September 17, 2009 1:00:02 pm

More US health experts called for taxing sweetened soft drinks,saying such taxes could fight obesity and be used to fund public health efforts.

Here’s why rich people don’t need friends

September 17, 2009 12:09:46 pm

Rich people may not require friends because money can reduce their feelings of pain,and negate their needs for social popularity,according to a report.

Women can’t keep secrets for more than 47 hours

September 17, 2009 10:32:32 am

Most women cannot keep a secret for more than 47 hours,a new survey has revealed.

Baby with protruding heart dies

September 16, 2009 3:07:38 pm

The infant who was born with his heart protruding out of the chest and was operated upon by doctors at AIMS,died here on Wednesday.

Teen dies of swine flu in Warangal,Andhra toll rises to 15

September 16, 2009 2:06:32 pm

A 15-year-old boy died of swine flu in Warangal on Wednesday,taking the death toll due to the virus in the state to 15.

US FDA approves H1N1 vaccinea

September 16, 2009 12:27:41 pm

The US Food and Drug Administration cleared vaccines from Sanofi-Aventis SA,Medimmune and Novartis AG for the H1N1 strain of influenza.

Woman dies of swine flu in Pune,city toll at 44

September 16, 2009 10:41:59 am

A 30-year-old woman has succumbed to swine flu at a private hospital here,taking the toll in the viral infection in the city to 44. Sharada Phulpati died last night,hospital authorities said on Wednesday.

10th swine flu death in Delhi

September 15, 2009 4:28:29 pm

Swine flu claimed its tenth victim in Delhi when a 26-year-old man undergoing treatment at the RML hospital succumbed to the viral infection.

Common pain cream may protect heart from damage during attack

September 15, 2009 3:16:13 pm

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cincinnati has revealed that a common pain cream,if rubbed on the skin during a heart attack,may prevent or reduce damage to the heart while interventions are administered.

AIIMS to start functioning in Jodhpur in 2-3 yrs: Azad

September 15, 2009 3:13:05 pm

Union Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad announced that the proposed All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS),whose construction is yet to begin due to repeated delays in last four years,would start functioning in Jodhpur in next two to three years.

Genes influence whether kids have first sex early

September 15, 2009 2:59:25 pm

Some children have their first sexual intercourse at an early age not because they were raised without a father at home,but because it is in their genes,according to US researchers.

Swine Flu claims first victim in Nagpur

September 15, 2009 2:17:25 pm

Swine Flu claimed its first victim in the city with a 52-year-old man succumbing to the viral infection at a hospital here,taking the toll in Maharashtra to 85.

Bathroom showers are hazardous to health

September 15, 2009 1:16:57 pm

Your shower may not be getting you as clean as you think with a US study finding many showerheads are dirty and may be covering you in a daily dose of bacteria that could make you sick.

WHO should revise TB treatment guidelines,say scientists

September 15, 2009 11:59:44 am

French and American scientists have recommended that the World Health Organization (WHO) must review,and adjust its guidelines for the fight against tuberculosis (TB).

Not a truth? ‘Men lie six times a day’

September 14, 2009 3:51:13 pm

A new study has claimed that blokes lie six times a day and twice as often as the fair sex.

Active kids ‘fall asleep faster,get sound sleep’

September 14, 2009 10:57:42 am

A new study has revealed that children who are more active during the day fall asleep faster and sleep more soundly at night.

Smoking ban in UK leads to fall in heart attacks

September 14, 2009 10:26:50 am

The ban on smoking in public places in Britain has reaped great results,according to a study.

New drug fights flu as well as Tamiflu does: Study

September 14, 2009 10:22:18 am

A single intravenous dose of the experimental drug,peramivir,cleared up flu symptoms as well as five days of Tamiflu pills did,a large study in Asia found.

K’tka govt confirms four more ‘Swine flu deaths’

September 12, 2009 12:52:51 pm

The Karnataka Health Department confirmed the death of four women from swine flu in the state on Saturday. The total state toll now stands at 57.

It’s H1N1,not ‘swine flu’,insists US Agriculture Secy

September 12, 2009 10:06:46 am

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stood up for pigs and hog farmers,saying their name has been dragged through the mud by people who insist on calling the A(H1N1) influenza pandemic 'swine flu.'

Sixth swine flu death in the capital

September 11, 2009 4:34:47 pm

Delhi reported its sixth swine flu death when a 38-year-old woman undergoing treatment at the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital here,succumbed to the viral infection.

Snoring is abnormal: Doctors

September 11, 2009 3:26:01 pm

Snoring is abnormal and snorers are more prone to develop blood pressure,diabetes and obesity,doctors said in Kochi.