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Less is better, when it comes to salt
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) A simple measure that could go a long way in enhancing public health -- limit salt intake to less than 1,500 mg or about three-fourths of a teaspoon each day -- is the subject of an advisory to Americans.

Sunday, November 04, 2012 1:32:04 PM

Fluminense denies interest in Ronaldinho
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 4 (IANS) Brazilian top-flight football club Fluminense has denied reports suggesting it is interested in signing former Barcelona and AC Milan star Ronaldinho next season.

Sunday, November 04, 2012 12:16:55 PM

Scientists crack code of supple arteries
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Scientists have unravelled the secret of how arteries retain their suppleness and health, the best way to ward off heart attacks.

Sunday, November 04, 2012 12:00:34 PM

Santos in bid for PSG winger Nene
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 4 (IANS) Brazilian top-flight football club Santos has held talks with Paris St. Germain winger Nene about a possible move in the January transfer window.

Sunday, November 04, 2012 11:56:33 AM

Ganso impossible to replace, says Brazil striker
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 4 (IANS) Brazil international striker Neymar says it will be almost impossible for Santos to replace his national teammate Paulo Henrique Ganso, who moved to Sao Paulo in September for $12 million.

Sunday, November 04, 2012 11:44:16 AM

Mexico shuts South Korean firm after workplace violence
Mexico City, Nov 4 (IANS/EFE) A South Korean firm in the central Mexican state of Queretaro was shuttered two weeks after a Mexican worker was attacked there by his South Korean supervisor, officials said.

Sunday, November 04, 2012 11:36:35 AM

Obama guarantees aid to states hit by Sandy
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama guaranteed Saturday all necessary aid to states hit by Hurricane Sandy, which left at least 100 dead and caused widespread damage on the East Coast.

Sunday, November 04, 2012 10:20:05 AM

Ben Stiller feeds Sandy victims
New York, Nov 4 (IANS) Actor Ben Stiller went out of his way to serve food at a shelter here, post Hurricane Sandy.

Sunday, November 04, 2012 8:34:05 AM

'Twilight' makes Greene's career 'difficult'
Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) Actress Ashley Greene feels "Twilight" has made her career "a little difficult" and says it is especially tougher to get work in "in-depth films".

Sunday, November 04, 2012 6:06:03 AM

Foxx to play Electro in next 'Spider Man' movie
Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) Actor Jamie Foxx is likely to take up the role of supervillain Electro in the sequel to "The Amazing Spider-Man".

Sunday, November 04, 2012 5:54:04 AM

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