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Proactive treatment prolongs kidney cancer patients' life
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) A proactive approach to treating kidney cancer patients ensures better results and prolongs life, according to a study based on 1,500 case histories.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 1:17:29 PM

Mexico announces $3.15 bn bond buyback
Mexico City, Nov 1 (IANS) The Mexican government has said it will buy back up to 40 billion pesos ($3.15 billion) in bonds in a bid to boost liquidity and promote stability in financial markets in the wake of the global recession.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 12:43:58 PM

Scotiabank elevates its Kolkata-born vice-chairman
Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) Kolkata-born Sarabjit (Sabi) Marwah, the top-ranking Indo-Canadian in corporate Canada, was Friday appointed as vice-chairman and chief operating officer of Scotiabank.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 12:05:31 PM

Physical therapy found effective for diabetics
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Diabetics combining aerobic and resistance exercise showed improvements in glucose control, physical performance and body fat composition, according to a new study.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 11:50:42 AM

Venezuela condemns deadly bomb attacks in India
Caracas, Nov 1 (Xinhua) Venezuela has strongly condemned the deadly serial bomb attacks in India's Assam state, which killed at least 77 people and injured some 300.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 11:07:52 AM

Obama pledges to review Guantanamo cases
Washington, Nov 1 (DPA) Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama vowed to close the Guantanamo prison camp for suspected terrorists but provided no timeframe for shuttering the controversial facility.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 11:03:22 AM

UN panel adopts resolution on arms trade standards
United Nations, Nov 1 (Xinhua) The UN has adopted a British sponsored resolution seeking to establish agreed standards of arms trade.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 10:54:57 AM

India among least innovative countries: Indian American expert
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Japan and Norway are the world's most innovative countries while India, Vietnam and China are among those at the very bottom of the list, says one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind, which evaluates 31 countries based on the time it takes for new products to take off.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 10:54:29 AM

Found: Hormone that builds your bones
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Remember Skelegro in Harry Potter, the medicine that grows your bones back? Scientists have found a hormone that may have the same effect, though not as fast as in the magic world.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 10:02:13 AM

Economy, Taliban resurgence in Pakistan top Obama's priorities
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama says, if elected, turning around the economy and energy independence would be his priorities, besides stabilising Afghanistan and checking resurgence of the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Pakistan.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 9:14:22 AM

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