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Strides Arcolab launches anti-swine flu drug

September 25, 2009 10:59:44 am

Pharmaceutical firm Strides Arcolab said it has launched its anti-swine flu drug 'Starflu'.

Blame your willpower for failing to exercise after work

September 25, 2009 10:52:54 am

Don't feel like having the energy to go for a run after a rough day at the office? Well,then blame it on your limited willpower,says a new study.

2 more die of swine flu,death toll rises to 28 in AP

September 25, 2009 9:38:09 am

Two persons died of swine flu in the state,taking the death toll due to the viral infection in Andhra Pradesh to 28,a top health official said.

Vaccine cuts HIV infection for first time: Researchers

September 24, 2009 4:10:27 pm

In a breakthrough,researchers have for the first time have found a vaccine that cuts HIV infection by more than 31 per cent,giving fresh boost to the global fight against the dreaded disease.

Indonesian woman gives birth to 8.7-kilo baby!

September 24, 2009 2:01:38 pm

A woman in Indonesia has become a history making mum after she gave birth to the country's biggest ever baby – weighing a whopping 8.7kgs.

‘Man to become immortal by 2029’: Scientist

September 24, 2009 1:49:29 pm

A futuristic American scientist has predicted that man could become immortal in as little as 20 years' time through nanotechnology and better understanding of the body mechanism.

Eat with fat friends to stay thin: Study

September 24, 2009 1:07:11 pm

Want to remain slim? Avoid eating with skinny pals and go out with fat friends.

Emotions make us fear recent threats more than old ones

September 24, 2009 11:57:31 am

It is basic human nature to view immediate emotions as more important than the earlier ones,according to a new study.

Recession giving US women pause about motherhood

September 24, 2009 11:17:44 am

Worries about the economy have led many American women to think twice about having a baby. They want to delay pregnancy or limit the number of children they have.

Women doctors more caring and cautious: Study

September 24, 2009 11:07:49 am

Woman make more caring and cautious doctors than their male counterparts and are also less likely to be suspended from work.

WHO recommends H1N1 vaccines in 2010 flu season

September 24, 2009 9:44:37 am

The WHO is currently coordinating the production of vaccines against pandemic H1N1 which will start in November as the northern winter approaches.

Revenge-for-hire service to get even with your enemies

September 23, 2009 1:55:23 pm

Want to get even with your friends,loved ones and colleagues? Well,a revenge-for-hire service might just do the trick for you.

Lakme Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2010 ends spectacularly

September 23, 2009 1:48:39 pm

Last day of Lakme Fashion Week ended on a high note with Tarun Tahiliani showcasing his collection for the grand finale.

Pregnant woman dies of suspected swine flu in Nashik

September 23, 2009 1:41:31 pm

A 23-year-old pregnant woman died of suspected swine flu at the city civil hospital,health authorities said on Wednesday here.

Parents use deception to influence kids

September 23, 2009 12:13:06 pm

While parents always teach their kids to be honest in life,they regularly lie to them as a way of influencing their behaviour and emotions.

Diamonds ‘may be the ultimate MRI probe’

September 23, 2009 11:09:28 am

Diamonds are a woman's best friend,they say. Now,a new study has claimed that the gems may soon turn out to be a patient's best friend as well.

Delhi govt allows retail sale of Tamiflu

September 22, 2009 7:26:04 pm

The Delhi Government allowed retail sale of Tamiflu,the only drug to treat swine flu,from authorised chemist outlets in the capital.

Anti-swine flu drug ‘FLUVIR’ launched in India

September 22, 2009 6:56:58 pm

FLUVIR,the first anti-swine flu drug,was launched in the retail markets across the country.

I am not going to overseas fashion market: Vikram

September 22, 2009 1:33:52 pm

Fashion designer Vikram Phadnis said he will not go to the overseas market to showcase his collection.

One swine flu shot enough for pre-teens,teens: Trials

September 22, 2009 9:41:30 am

Health officials announced "more good news" in the fight against swine flu,saying clinical trials have shown that a single dose of H1N1 vaccine will be enough.