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Study opens door to new cancer, ageing treatments
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Researchers have deciphered the structure of telomerase, an enzyme that plays a key role in the development of nearly all human cancers.

Monday, September 01, 2008 1:57:25 PM

Ice Age lesson foretells faster rise in sea level
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) A rise in sea level from greenhouse-induced warming of the Greenland ice sheet could be double or triple of current estimates over the next century, warned a team of researchers.

Monday, September 01, 2008 1:53:20 PM

Tyrese Gibson sheds 40 pounds, thanks to Will Smith
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Singer-actor Tyrese Gibson was pushed so hard to lose weight by his "Seven Pounds" co-star Will Smith that he passed out in his trailer.

Monday, September 01, 2008 1:28:06 PM

'Superbug' breast infections controllable in nursing mothers
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) 'Superbug' induced breast infections among nursing mothers can be conrolled even with existing treatment, according to new research.

Monday, September 01, 2008 1:26:55 PM

Amputee triathlete scrambling for balls at US Open
New York, Sep 1 (DPA) An amputee triathlete from North Carolina is breaking boundaries at the US Open, chasing balls with the best of the rest on court.

Monday, September 01, 2008 1:23:25 PM

Rowdy fan base the pick-me-up tonic for beaten Blake
New York, Sep 1 (DPA) American tennis player James Blake was seeking consolation among his notorious cheer squad dubbed the 'J Block' after crashing out in straight sets to good Florida friend Mardy Fish in the US Open third round.

Monday, September 01, 2008 1:23:01 PM

Federer vows to increase prize money
New York, Sep 1 (DPA) Swiss tennis star Roger Federer is ready for a few changes at the ATP after his summer election to the Player Council along with fellow top contenders Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Monday, September 01, 2008 1:13:46 PM

New drug reduces reduces risk of heart attack, strokes
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) A drug used to lower blood pressure also cuts the risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack or stroke in people who are unable to tolerate a readily available and effective treatment.

Monday, September 01, 2008 1:13:22 PM

Duchovny's TV show to stay on schedule
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Actor David Duchovny's sudden admission to a rehabilitation facility for sex addiction will not affect his US TV show 'Californication'.

Monday, September 01, 2008 12:29:47 PM

Federer, Roddick rip opponents to start US Open's second week
New York, Sep 1 (DPA) Former champions Roger Federer and Andy Roddick turned in impressive straight-set wins, throwing down a challenge to rivals as they powered through into the second week of the US Open.

Monday, September 01, 2008 11:04:53 AM

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