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Avoid flying if you suffer from sleep apnea
Toronto, May 19 (IANS) During a flight, people with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) might be at a greater risk of cardiac stress than healthy people, according to a study.

Monday, May 19, 2008 12:15:53 PM

Men more at risk of death from pneumonia
Toronto, May 19 (IANS) Men hospitalised after contracting pneumonia are more likely than women to die the next year, in spite of aggressive treatment, according to a study.

Monday, May 19, 2008 12:03:17 PM

Prenatal stress in moms leads to asthma in babies
Toronto, May 19 (IANS) Some of the stress during pregnancy might cause the foetus to become more sensitive to allergen exposure and possible risk of asthma in future.

Monday, May 19, 2008 12:01:32 PM

'A third of men are victims of domestic violence'
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Almost a third of men have been victims of domestic violence, though their trauma is often hidden and understudied - just as in the case of women 10 years ago, according to a new study.

Monday, May 19, 2008 11:18:36 AM

Kaka may play in the Olympics
Brasilia, May 19 (Xinhua) As AC Milan finished fifth in the just-concluded Serie A season, thus losing the chance for Champions League, the Italian soccer giant is expected to free Brazilian star Kaka for the Beijing Olympics.

Monday, May 19, 2008 9:38:46 AM

India's 75-year-old marathon man completes his 82nd run
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Ashis Roy, India's 75-year-old marathon man, has completed his 82nd long run, finishing the 26.2 mile course in the fifth Delaware Marathon in Wilmington in 6 hours and 3 minutes.

Monday, May 19, 2008 9:37:08 AM

Mariah Carey's mellow magic to stay forever
Pop superstar Mariah Carey's comeback didn't quite begin with her latest release 'E=MC2'. The new album merely establishes the comeback she began in 2005 with 'Emancipation of Mimi' and now makes her a force to reckon with.

Monday, May 19, 2008 9:33:41 AM

Democrats brace for the decider in presidential battle
Washington, May 19 (IANS) As Hillary Clinton facing almost impossible odds prepared to take one last stand Tuesday with an expected win in Kentucky, Barack Obama is all set to declare the Democratic presidential race over with a victory in Oregon.

Monday, May 19, 2008 9:01:39 AM

Atwal moves into top-10 at Nationwide
Greenville (South Carolina), May 18 (IANS) Arjun Atwal continued his upward march despite a last hole bogey on the 18th as he shot three-under 69 and moved to 10-under 206 and tied ninth at the end of the third round of the BMW Charity Pro-Am underway here.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 3:37:14 PM

Ecuadorian president to quit if proved links with Colombian rebels
Quito, May 18 (Xinhua) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has said he would step down from office if it is proved that he had ties with Colombia's largest leftist insurgency group.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 2:04:01 PM

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