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Mobile phone radiations not harmful,say experts

October 20, 2009 5:28:43 pm

Ever since mobile communication has become part of our world,it has brought about a sea of change and become indispensable to us.

Full results show AIDS vaccine is of modest help

October 20, 2009 5:11:05 pm

Fresh results from the world’s first successful test of an experimental AIDS vaccine confirm that it is only marginally effective and suggest that its protection against HIV infection may wane over time.

Dark coloured veggies,fruits best nutrition value for money

October 20, 2009 11:52:16 am

A study found that dark coloured vegetables,some fruits and vegetable soups were the most reasonably priced,nutritious foods among almost 300 commonly taken foods.

Relaxing glass of wine could create health ‘timebomb’

October 20, 2009 11:44:13 am

A splash of wine at the end of a tough day to ease the stress of daily living could create a health 'timebomb' for women,says an expert.

Immune cells key to women’s infertility,miscarriages

October 20, 2009 11:32:41 am

A new study has shed fresh light on why some women are infertile and why some pregnancies end in miscarriage.

Proud moment for India at Milan

October 19, 2009 6:38:53 pm

In a proud moment for the country,two of India’s designers showcased their Spring Summer collections at the recently concluded Milan Fashion Week.

Woman dies of swine flu

October 19, 2009 12:21:53 pm

A 48-year-old woman from Himachal Pradesh died of swine flu in Mohali,a health official said.

Migraine sufferers ‘more prone to hangover headache’

October 19, 2009 9:52:53 am

Migraine sufferers,beware! You may be more prone to an hangover headache after a night of drinking,says a new study.

Bad eyesight ‘linked to shorter lifespan’

October 19, 2009 9:29:00 am

Elderly people with irreversible vision problems have shorter lifespans than their peers,a new study has revealed.

Woman dies of swine flu; toll mounts to 39 in Guj

October 18, 2009 6:35:31 pm

A 22-year-old woman died of swine flu in Surat on Sunday taking the number of fatalities due to the disease to 39 in the state.

Now,a test that can detect bowel cancer from outside body!

October 18, 2009 1:09:07 pm

No need to undergo unpleasant examinations to spot an early symptom of bowel cancer – one of the deadliest. Now,scientists claim to have developed a new test which can detect the disease from outside one's body.

Browsing the net ‘can stave off dementia’

October 18, 2009 12:49:23 pm

Want to stave off dementia? Browse the web,for a new study says that using the Internet can help boost brain power in people as they age.

Human trials on for new antibody to neutralise rabies virus

October 18, 2009 12:26:30 pm

Scientists are testing a new human antibody to neutralise rabies virus for use along with the existing vaccine in patients who have suffered dog bites near nerve endings at three to four places.

Shortage of key anti-H1N1 drugs in Pune’s govt hospital

October 17, 2009 10:14:19 am

Government-run Sassoon Hospital in Pune is facing shortage of drugs needed for supporting those on ventilator.

Skin cells can predict cancer risk elsewhere in body

October 16, 2009 2:30:39 pm

Just inexpensively culturing a few skin cells can predict a person's cancer risk,revealed a cell biologist from the University of California,Berkeley.

Single incision laproscopic surgery performed

October 16, 2009 2:26:08 pm

Doctors at Meenaskhi Mission Hospital and Research Centre said they have performed an innovative single incision laparoscopic surgery,the first such in south Tamil Nadu,that results in fewer scars and less pain.

Small classes can boost low achievers’ grades

October 16, 2009 2:19:26 pm

A new study has revealed that studying in small classes can give an extra boost to low-achieving students.

Nepal reports 8 more swine flu cases,total case reaches 44

October 16, 2009 2:17:37 pm

Swine flu has been detected among people who did not have contact with a confirmed H1N1 patient in Nepal,even as the total number of flu infected patients reached 44 with the latest incidents.

Cholera,diarrhoea claim ten lives,affect 10,000 in Assam

October 15, 2009 3:44:59 pm

Cholera and diarrhea have claimed ten lives,including those of seven children,and affected 10,180 people in Barpeta district during the last 15 days in Assam

Shame ‘propels’ people to wash hands after loo visit!

October 15, 2009 2:50:22 pm

People are more likely to wash their hands after using the toilet when they have been shamed into it,a new study claims.

MP health department fully equipped to fight dengue: Chouhan

October 15, 2009 2:48:34 pm

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked the people not to panic about the spread of dengue in the state.

Red wine may help treat diabetes

October 15, 2009 10:45:42 am

The much touted naturally produced molecule called resveratrol,found in red wine,may help squeeze out diabetes,says a new study.

High fat diet during pregnancy ‘ups severe liver disease risk in offspring’

October 14, 2009 12:29:39 pm

In a new study,researchers have found that a high fat diet during a woman's pregnancy makes her offspring more likely to develop a severe form of fatty liver disease when they reach adulthood.

Scientists discover new cancer gene

October 14, 2009 12:23:46 pm

A research group at the Sahlgrenska Academy has discovered a new cancer gene. The gene causes an insidious form of glandular cancer usually in the head and neck and in women also in the breast.

Retirees who work enjoy better health

October 14, 2009 12:18:28 pm

Retirees who work experience fewer major diseases and are able to function better day-to-day than people who stop working altogether,claims a new study.