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WHO sees swine flu vaccination from next month

August 6, 2009 8:56:47 pm

The first vaccines to combat H1N1 swine flu should be approved and ready for use in some countries from September,the World Health Organisation said.

Obama’s top International Best-Dressed List

August 6, 2009 3:43:39 pm

Barack and Michelle Obama edged out Hollywood stars on Vanity Fair's International Best-Dressed List.

Women eat less when dining with men,but more with women

August 6, 2009 12:15:51 pm

What you eat depends on with whom you eat,that’s the conclusion of a new study.

‘Iron-willed’ most likely to give into temptation

August 6, 2009 11:29:51 am

Those who believe they can exercise restraint very skilfully are more likely to give into temptation,says a new study.

Nine more test positive for H1N1,two schools added to list

August 6, 2009 10:22:46 am

Nine more persons,including three girl students of St Anne's school which recorded the first fatality of swine flu here,have tested positive for the virus.

Novartis starts testing its swine flu vaccine

August 5, 2009 8:39:10 pm

Swiss drugmaker Novartis has begun injecting its swine flu vaccine into people in the company’s first human tests,a spokesman said on Wednesday.

People throng hospital for H1N1 tests,2 more cases confirmed

August 5, 2009 4:17:55 pm

After the city reported the country's first swine flu death,hundreds of people on Wednesday thronged a civic hospital to get themselves tested for the virus.

Raksha Bandhan celebrated with great enthusiasm

August 5, 2009 12:39:33 pm

Raksha Bandhan the festival that celebrates the bond between a brother and his sister,is being observed in various parts of the country,with great enthusiasm.

WHO says swine flu deaths surge to 1,154

August 5, 2009 11:05:47 am

The World Health Organisation said that 1,154 swine flu victims have died since the virus emerged in April.

Flu death result of late diagnosis;fresh guidelines soon: Azad

August 4, 2009 4:42:24 pm

After the country registered its first swine flu death,Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad blamed late diagnosis for the incident and said his ministry would soon issue fresh guidelines to contain spread of the disease.

‘Drink whiskey’ to beat Swine flu!

August 4, 2009 3:14:29 pm

Russian soccer fans have been told to drink whisky on their trip to Wales for next month's World Cup qualifier to ward off the H1N1 swine flu virus.

Exercise during pregnancy healthy for both mother and child: Report

August 4, 2009 12:43:10 pm

Doctors should recommend low to moderate levels of exercise to pregnant women,according to a review article.

How ”money” affects decisions to get married

August 4, 2009 12:35:11 pm

They say that ''money can't buy love'',but it sure affects the decision to get married,according to a study.

Pune wakes up to flu reality; 27 people quarantined

August 4, 2009 12:31:15 pm

A day after a city girl succumbed to swine flu,authorities swung into action quarantining 27 contacts of the 14-year-old.

Living with just 1 grandparent can cut odds of child poverty by 80pct

August 4, 2009 11:53:03 am

Children in houses wherein three generations of a family live together are likely to be economically more sound,according to a study.

Heavy drinkers ‘at increased cancer risk’

August 4, 2009 11:48:03 am

People who drink a lot of beer and spirits face a much higher risk of developing cancer than the population at large,a new study has found.

Swine-flu death: Negligence on part of hospital,says Maha CM

August 4, 2009 11:31:35 am

Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has said it was negligence on part of the hospital which treated the 14-year-old.

Rida’s family to sue Jehangir,Ruby hospitals for negligence

August 4, 2009 11:04:00 am

Alleging gross medical negligence,family members of the country's first swine flu victim Rida Shaikh said they will sue Jehangir and Ruby hospitals for damages.

An average man spends a year of his life ogling women!

August 4, 2009 10:19:48 am

An average bloke devotes a good 43 minutes a day eyeing up 10 different girls,researchers have revealed.

Glasgow chef claims chicken tikka masala originated in Scotland

August 3, 2009 3:53:44 pm

A Glasgow chef has claimed that Britain's popular chicken tikka massala did not originate in the UK,but in Scotland.

Sex without condom is good for mental health: Study

August 3, 2009 3:19:36 pm

Having sex without using condom is good for mental health,according to a new study.

Sisters can have diamond-studded rakhi for brothers this year

August 3, 2009 2:28:28 pm

On Rakshabandhan this year,sisters will have an option of tying a unique rakhi studded with diamond and precious stones on their brother's wrists.

Three more test positive for swine flu in Pune

August 3, 2009 12:10:20 pm

Three more persons tested positive for H1N1 virus,taking the total number of Swine flu cases in the city to 101,health officials said.

Scientists create ‘gas gauge’ to avoid pregnancy loss

August 3, 2009 11:30:53 am

Scientists have developed what they call a “gas gauge” that can help measure the volume of the placenta,and prevent pregnancy loss.

Red wine may benefit arthritis patients

August 3, 2009 10:18:55 am

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have found that a key ingredient in red wine could benefit those suffering from arthritis.