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Muscle implants regenerate damaged tissues
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Lab-engineered muscle implants can help regenerate and repair damaged or lost muscle tissue, resulting in significant improvement in mice studies.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 1:15:34 PM

US approves drug to prevent HIV infection
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US Monday approved Truvada, the first drug approved to reduce the risk of HIV infection in uninfected individuals who are at high risk of infection and who may engage in sexual activity with HIV-infected partners.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:55:24 PM

Brazil to play three strikers at Olympics
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS) Brazilian coach Mano Menezes has confirmed plans for attacking with three strikers at the London Olympics' football competition.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:24:34 PM

Del Potro dreams of Olympic medal
Buenos Aires, July 17 (IANS) Argentinean tennis star Juan Martin Del Potro says bringing home a medal from the London Olympics would be as good as winning a Grand Slam tournament.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:23:54 PM

Narine undermines New Zealand as Windies win series 4-1
Basseterre (S t Kitts), July 17 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine's fifer bowled West Indies to a 20-run victory over New Zealand in the fifth and final One-Day International and with it to wrap up the series 4-1.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:36:04 AM

Brazilian masterminds art thefts from behind bars
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS/EFE) A convicted art thief was found by the Brazilian police to be running an international ring from a prison in Rio de Janeiro, selling stolen art works in neighbouring countries, a media report said.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:10:54 AM

Leniency sought for Indian-American insider trading witness
New York, July 17 (IANS) US prosecutors have made a plea for leniency for a former Indian-American executive of McKinsey & Co whose testimony helped convict Wall Street giants Raj Rajaratnam and Rajat Gupta on insider trading charges.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 10:21:34 AM

Remittances to Honduras increases
Tegucigalpa, July 17 (IANS/EFE) Family remittances sent home by Hondurans living abroad totalled $1.45 billion in the first half of this year, 2.2 percent more than during the same period in 2011, the country's central bank reported.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 10:04:14 AM

US senate probe blames HSBC for money laundering
Washington, July 17 (IANS) US Senate investigators have accused global banking giant HSBC of failing to prevent billions of dollars worth of money transfers linked to drug cartels and terrorist groups.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 9:39:54 AM

Mexican group sells South American hotels for $275 mn
Mexico City, July 17 (IANS/EFE) Mexican hotel operator Grupo Posadas said Monday it reached an agreement to sell its properties and management contracts in South America to French hospitality company Accor for $275 million.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 9:35:44 AM

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