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Wily HIV fools immune system by recombining
Washington, July 22 (IANS) When a second strain of wily HIV virus infects someone after the first, they swap genetic information, creating a third, recombinant strain, successfully outwitting the immune system.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 1:05:24 PM

Suspect protein promotes DNA repair, prevents cancer
Washington, July 22 (IANS) A chromosomal protein that binds to damaged DNA and speeds up its repair becomes instrumental in preventing cancer, according to Texas University researchers.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:44:20 PM

Halle Berry shows baby picture accidentally
New York, July 22 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Halle Berry, who had refused to sell pictures of her child, accidentally showed her four-month-old-daughter Nahla Ariela Aubry's photo.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:36:13 PM

Drivers beware: satellite navigators are star struck
London, July 22 (IANS) The next time the satellite navigator in your car directs you to London Road in Leicester instead of the national capital, blame the aurora borealis - natural coloured light displays in the sky, usually observed at night.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:35:56 PM

Anaesthetic gel helps mitigate mammography discomfort
Washington, July 22 (IANS) A pain-relieving gel is likely to reduce the discomfort women experience during mammography, according to results of a clinical trial.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:35:25 PM

Get rid of your wrinkles with carbon dioxide laser resurfacing
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Worried about your facial wrinkles that seems to have aged you by 10 years and want to get rid of them for good? Try carbon dioxide laser resurfacing.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:34:43 PM

Finally, Britney Spears on road to recovery
New York, July 22 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears, who has had a horrible year, is slowly reclaiming her life as she prepares to tour with Madonna and has also gone back to recording some new music.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:34:41 PM

Minimally invasive treatment improves male fertility
Washington, July 22 (IANS) A minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins that causes male infertility, can improve a couple's chances of pregnancy, according to a new study.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:14:45 PM

Epilepsy drug likely to aggravate birth defect risks
Washington, July 22 (IANS) An epilepsy drug taken alone or along with other epilepsy drugs during pregnancy may aggravate birth-defect risks, according to a new study.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 11:50:56 AM

Miley Cyrus smitten with Chris Martin
London, July 22 (IANS) Teen star Miley Cyrus was thrilled to heard that Coldplay would consider touring with her because she has a huge crush on the band's lead singer Chris Martin.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 11:13:30 AM

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