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Pacemakers may ease gastric disorders in kids
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Physicians are turning to pacemakers, devices typically used in heart problems, to help ease severe gastric disorders in children.

Monday, August 03, 2009 2:12:39 PM

A foetus may die if the placenta is small
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The size of a placenta can determine whether a foetus survives or not. A small placenta can mean the foetus is starved of food and oxygen and may cause it to die, says a new study.

Monday, August 03, 2009 1:21:39 PM

Father's involvement must for healthy upbringing of kids
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The father's involvement is compulsory for healthy upbringing of kids, says a new study.

Monday, August 03, 2009 12:59:24 PM

Lohan spends 11 hours getting hair bleached
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan spent 11 hours in a salon to get her hair bleached and extended.

Monday, August 03, 2009 12:51:30 PM

Physically unfit? Your mortality risk is twice as high
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) If you are among the least fit segment of the population, then you face twice the mortality risk of even those who are just a bit more in shape, says a new study.

Monday, August 03, 2009 12:47:37 PM

Schwarzenegger, Beckham join to promote California
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Footballer David Beckham and former action movie hero Arnold Schwarzenegger will star together in a television commercial to promote California amongst tourists.

Monday, August 03, 2009 12:47:06 PM

Halle Berry vows never to marry again
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Twice-divorced Hollywood actress Halle Berry says her previous bad experiences made her vow never to walk down the aisle again.

Monday, August 03, 2009 12:26:12 PM

Querrey ignites his summer with second career title
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (DPA) Sam Querrey lifted the second title of his career after losing two finals last month as he defeated Australian Carsten Ball, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 to win the Los Angeles Open tennis tourney.

Monday, August 03, 2009 12:09:00 PM

Nicolas Cage gets $6.2 mn tax bill
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage is reportedly facing legal action by US tax officials over non-payment $6.2 million in income tax.

Monday, August 03, 2009 11:41:06 AM

Rising Canadian dollar threatens recovery
Toronto, Aug 3 (IANS) The Canadian economy is yet to get back on the revival path and the runaway Canadian dollar is threatening to thwart any hopes of recovery.

Monday, August 03, 2009 9:47:39 AM

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