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Plants boost healing power of anti-fungals
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) Certain plant compounds could help prescription drugs fight severe fungal infections in a more effective way, thanks to unexpected findings.

Sunday, October 07, 2012 11:26:56 AM

1.5 mn Latin Americans undergo free eye surgery
Caracas (Venezuela), Oct 7 (IANS) Under a joint programme promoted by Cuba and Venezuela, more than 1.5 million people from Latin American countries have had free eye surgery since 2004, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.

Sunday, October 07, 2012 11:19:56 AM

Biel 'creepily' obsessed with Garner
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel has joked that she has a creepy obsession with actress Jennifer Garner.

Sunday, October 07, 2012 5:10:14 AM

Brown wants relationship with Rihanna to work
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (IANS) Singer Chris Brown is desperate to make his relationship with Rihanna work for the second time.

Sunday, October 07, 2012 4:33:31 AM

Witherspoon back home with newborn
New York, Oct 7 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon is back home with her newborn a week after delivering her baby boy, Tennessee James.

Sunday, October 07, 2012 4:04:31 AM

Kendrick lost hair over award stress
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (IANS) Award nominations for her performance in 2009 movie "Up In The Air" had left actress Anna Kendrick so stressed that she started losing her hair.

Sunday, October 07, 2012 3:07:40 AM

US Secret Service's new drinking, social media policies issued
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Secret Service, responsible for protecting the president and other leaders, has issued new policies regarding alcohol and social media use.

Saturday, October 06, 2012 10:33:37 PM

500-year-old skulls found in Mexico
Mexico City, Oct 6 (IANS) Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered the largest number of skulls ever found in one offering at the most sacred temples of the Aztec empire, dating back to more than 500 years.

Saturday, October 06, 2012 10:22:38 PM

Windies board withdraws statement on Sarwan dispute
St. John's (Antigua), Oct 6 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has apologised for public statements made about the arbitrator of a dispute between the WICB and middle order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan.

Saturday, October 06, 2012 7:53:18 PM

Hate preacher Abu Hamza arrives in US (Lead,changing dateline)
New York, Oct 6 (IANS) Hate preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri arrived here Saturday after losing a long legal battle in Britain to avoid extradition to the US, CNN reported.

Saturday, October 06, 2012 6:36:36 PM

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