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‘India may have 60 pc of the world’s heart patients by 2010’

January 19, 2009 11:21:07 am

Almost 1% of world population carries a genetic mutation causing heart problems,while in India the mutation reaches a frequency of 4%.

Water pollution linked to male fertility problems

January 19, 2009 10:57:13 am

A collaborative study has lent more force to the suggestion that water pollution is triggering male fertility problems.

UK firm to launch pioneering stem cell trial

January 19, 2009 10:41:34 am

A British biotechnology company is to launch a clinical trial to assess whether stem cell therapy can help patients left disabled by stroke.

Females trying to lose weight should copy males: Expert

January 19, 2009 10:10:34 am

An exercise expert has advised females trying to lose weight to ape males to build a muscular body that can help to shed weight more effectively.

‘Miracle’ baby born with a foot in the brain

January 15, 2009 10:45:56 am

Doctors operating on a baby’s tumour were shocked to find a fully developed foot in his brain.

Low blood oxygen on Everest offers treatment hope

January 8, 2009 11:09:59 am

A team of British doctors conducting experiments in the 'Death Zone' of Mt. Everest has recorded the lowest levels of blood oxygen in humans,far below those of critically ill patients.

Kids of pregnant smokers ‘likely to be aggressive’

January 7, 2009 10:53:15 am

Pregnant women who smoke risk delivering aggressive kids,according to a new Canada-Netherlands study.

Cancer cells ‘can outwit chemotherapy’

January 5, 2009 2:06:37 pm

It is believed that chemotherapy uses chemicals to kill all cancer cells but a new study says that some affected cells are capable to deceive the treatment.