India and Britain have signed an MOU for cooperation in the field of health. The MoU was signed by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Secretary of State for Health, UK, Jeremy Richard Hunt last evening in Geneva. Describing the agreement as a historic event and a great milestone, Azad noted with optimism that this agreement is going to usher in a new era of cooperation in the health ...
A toddler, who survived a car crash horror, was taken to a morgue in a body bag before doctors realised that he was actually breathing. Eisa Hayat was the only survivor of the car accident that took the lives of five members of the then one-year-old's British family on a pilgrimage to Mecca, the Daily Star reported. Doctors in Saudi Arabia saw the toddler moving in the bag just before they ...
Compared to other central venous catheters (CVCs), peripherally inserted central catheters (known as PICCs) -- an often preferred route for delivery of IV medications-more than double the risk of dangerous blood clots - especially among patients who are critically ill or who have cancer. This was found in a new University of Michigan Health System study including an Indian origin scientist. ...
After a victorious comeback to professional tennis, former World No. 20 and cancer survivor Alisa Kleybanova vowed Monday to return to the sport's biggest competitions. The Russian, 23, won two WTA titles before being forced to quit the sport in July 2011 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. After an aborted comeback bid last year, Kleybanova made a successful return last week at a ...
Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis - two disorders that are difficult to tell apart. They found that a molecular marker obtained from pancreatic "juices" could identify almost all cases of pancreatic cancer. "Many researchers have been working on such a diagnostic test for a long time - for me, it has ...
Encounters at the End of the World
It should surprise no one who is even casually familiar with the films of Werner Herzog that Encounters at the End of the World, his documentary about Antarctica and the colorful people who choose to live and work there, is the anti-March of the Pe ... ...
Badminton has become an indirect victim of bird flu that has been affecting the country, given that the extensive slaughtering of infected ducks has created a shortage of feathers, an essential raw material for the birdies used in the sport, media reports said. Many cases of H7N9 bird flu have been detected at farms in the eastern Chinese provinces of Anhui, Jiangxi and Fujian, which are the ...
As many of you know, aging clearly affects your hair, from texture change to lack of growth. I used to have three-inch circumference of pony-hair. And now? Well never mind. Due to stress (and aging), I really felt a noticeable difference in my hair, for the worse. I've started to experience some thinning in the past few months, and even my hairstylist reluctantly raised the issue. So ...
Britain launched a research program on Monday that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Angelina Jolie to decide to undergo a double mastectomy.The project, involving the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London, the U.S. gene sequencing firm Illumina, geneticists and cancer doctors, aims to find a way to allow more cancer genes ...
Human error may be a given, but when lives are at stake, most societies, corporates and organisations build in extra checks and fail-safes to stop citizens dying on a single professional ...
Millions of people who rely on check-cashing stores, like this one in New York City, could run into trouble buying health ...
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Young Australian medium-fast bowler and powerful lower-order hitter Nathan Coulter-Nile and fellow West Australian Mitchell Marsh are the two new names in the 15-man squad for this year's ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales, announced this morning.
According to Telegraph.com.au, Twenty20 skipper George Bailey has edged out keeper Matthew Wade for the post of vice captain for the eight-nation tournament, adding that he will be a vital middle-order batsman after a strong showing in the ODI series against Sri Lanka and West Indies.
News.com.au has said that Coulter-Nile's impressive Twenty20 and ODI form earned him a call-up in the squad, along with Adam Voges, who also got his chance to continue in the green and gold after a strong finish in the Australian summer.
According to the report, the young Marsh has got another shot at international cricket after overcoming a serious hamstring injury this summer and is expected to be a key all rounder, along with James Faulkner, Glenn Maxwell and Shane Watson.
The report further said that 'Reigning ODI Player of the Year' Clint McKay would carry the bulk of the fast bowling duties, along with specialist pacemen Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc and Coulter-Nile. ...
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