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Perry to throw a divorce party?
Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is reportedly organising a divorce party on the same date when she married comedian Russell Brand.

Monday, October 01, 2012 5:42:39 PM

Indian-Americans strongest supporters of Obama: Survey
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Indian-Americans are by far the strongest supporters of US President Barack Obama, giving him an edge of 68 percent to five percent over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, according to a new survey.

Monday, October 01, 2012 5:37:14 PM

Lethal new breed of mosquitoes discovered
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Entomologists have discovered an unknown but potentially dangerous malaria-transmitting mosquito in western Kenya which prefers to bite people earlier in the evening, soon after sunset. Its DNA also does not match any of the existing malaria-transmitting species.

Monday, October 01, 2012 2:50:51 PM

'Cafeteria diet' is short-cut to stroke
Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) 'Cafeteria diet,' rich in fat, sugar and sodium, is often a short-cut to stroke or death at a younger age, said a Canadian study and warned that people in their 30s or 40s may even suffer from dementia due to this junk food diet.

Monday, October 01, 2012 2:24:46 PM

Genetic defect plays role in hearing loss too
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Going deaf? Blame a genetic mutation, linked with Usher syndrome type 1, says the latest finding, which could help develop more effective ways of treating this syndrome.

Monday, October 01, 2012 2:14:11 PM

Now, there's long-term control of allergic asthma
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) When children suffer from allergies and asthma induced by dust mites, finding relief seems an uphill task. Researchers now claim that three years of allergy shots would offer long-term control of allergic asthma.

Monday, October 01, 2012 2:06:01 PM

Bieber threw up on stage during concert
Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber has apologised to fans after he threw up on stage while performing.

Monday, October 01, 2012 12:22:52 PM

Lohan assaulted inside hotel room
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan was reportedly assaulted by a man inside a hotel room here.

Monday, October 01, 2012 12:03:14 PM

Low awareness about stroke aftermath
Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) Only two of 100 people are aware of aphasia - a condition characterised either by partial or total loss of speech or the capacity to write. It affects a third of stroke victims, a Canadian study says.

Monday, October 01, 2012 11:27:48 AM

Smoking linked with early pancreatic cancer
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Those who smoke and drink heavily may develop pancreatic cancer at an earlier age than those who don't, according to a new US study.

Monday, October 01, 2012 11:17:28 AM

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