Bones

  • Clay Craft launches new range with 400 new products 3 days ago

    Ceremic tableware manufacturer and retailer Clay Craft on Saturday launched 400 new product ranges in Fine Bone China in Jaipur. The group, generating Rs 200 crore revenues per annum in household, institutional, retail and hospitality segments, also announced its growth target to achieve 35 per cent growth year-on-year. "We are focusing on...
  • Meet Dausa man who has no ears but listens, talks on mobile February 18, 2014

    A 30-year-old man has no external ears or a visible ear canal but listens and talks normally. This is rarest of the rare birth defect, and as the man from Dausa can communicate, it means his middle and internal hearing organs appear to be normal, said Dr Neeraj Kasliwal, prominent...
  • I took medicines made from Tiger bones: Jackie Chan February 16, 2014

    Hollywood Actor Jackie Chan recently stated that he used medicines derived from Tiger bones to try to soothe his muscles when he practiced martial arts but said they never worked. In an interview, Jackie Chan said that it was a myth that animal products can be used as cures. He...
  • 16 books to pre-order in 2014 January 16, 2014

    Heads-up for autumn/winter 2016, when Aleph will publish the much-anticipated novel A Suitable Girl by Vikram Seth. Less than 24 months to give A Suitable Boy another go, people! 1. The Bone Clocks David Mitchell Hachette A new David Mitchell book is an event, at par with a Christopher Nolan release. Not much...
  • 'The Mortal Instruments' review: It's overdramatic and lacks novelty August 31, 2013

    Cast: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Kevin Zegers, Lena Headey, Kevin Durand Director: Harald Zwart Rating: 2.5 out of 5 'The Mortal Instruments - City Of Bones' is an overdramatic take on the age-old battle between good and evil forces. It is a youth adventure fiction film based on Cassandra Clare's...
  • The Mortal Instruments: Lily Collins' trip to an unexplored world August 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian viewers will have a chance of witnessing some spine chilling performances this Friday in supernatural flick 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'. Directed by Harald Zwart, the film features Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell, Robert Sheehan and Kevin Zegers in pivotal roles. Harald Zwart explained the theme of...
  • Mumbai gangrape: One accused to undergo test to determine age today August 29, 2013

    Mumbai: One of the accused in Mumbai gangrape who claimed to minor will on Thursday undergo a Bone Ossification Test to determine his actual age. The results are likely to come out in the next two days. But Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh has already gone on record to say...
  • Mumbai gangrape: One accused to undergo test to determine age August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: As Mumbai Police has been working towards building a watertight case against the five arrested accused in the photojournalist gangrape case, CNN-IBN has learnt by way of police sources that one of the accused who claimed to be a juvenile will undergo a Bone Ossification Test to settle counter...
  • CJ Video Blog: Dr. Shubham Pant on donating bone marrow May 20, 2013

    A doctor turns CJ to offer easy steps on donating a bone marrow. ...
  • US: 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells May 1, 2013

    Chicago: A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment. Hannah Warren has been unable to breathe, eat, drink or swallow on her own since she was born in South...
  • Chile's Neruda bone remains to be analyzed in US April 13, 2013

    Santiago: Bone remains of Chilean Nobel literature laureate Pablo Neruda will be analyzed in the United States as investigators seek to resolve a four-decade mystery about his death. Neruda's body was exhumed this week in an effort to discover if he died from prostate cancer as was recorded, or if he...
  • Delhi gangrape: Sixth accused is a juvenile, rules court January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major setback to the prosecution in the Delhi gangrape case, the Juvenile Justice Board has declared that the sixth accused is a minor. The board, which based its ruling on the basis of the accused's school records, said there was no doubt about it. It rejected the...
  • Gangrape: Decision likely on bone test for minor accused January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Juvenile Justice Board in the national capital is expected to take a decision on Monday on whether the youngest accused, who claims to be a minor, in the Delhi gangrape-murder case will go through a bone test for the verification of his age or not. The accused has...
  • UK: Girl born with 30 broken bones survives January 28, 2013

    London: A British girl, suffering from a rare form of brittle bone disease, has survived against all odds despite being born with 30 broken bones. Every time her mother moved during pregnancy, it led to broken bones in young Millie Simpson, from Cheshire, the Daily Mail reported. Doctors picked up the condition...
  • Woman helps patients with incurable bone disease lead normal life January 10, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Latha Nair in Kerala is making a difference by helping patients suffering from an incurable genetic bone disease lead a normal life. Along with her friend, her organisation, Amrithavarshini is helping hundreds of patients today. For 40 odd children in Kerala, affected by the incurable Osteogenesis Imperfecta or better...
  • Gangrape: Bone marrow test of 'minor' accused today January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: As the Delhi Police gears up to submit its chargesheet in the gangrape case before the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, a bone marrow test would be conducted to verify if the youngest accused in the case is a minor or not. Sources said that the prosecution during the...
  • Both passivity and hyperactivity can damage knees November 26, 2012

    Washington: Both high and low levels of physical activities can speed up damage to the knee cartilage among the middle-aged, says a new study. Researchers at the University of California - San Francisco (UCSF) previously had found a link between physical activity and cartilage degeneration. But that study focused on...
  • On feet for 8 hrs, traffic cops develop bone problems August 2, 2012

    Bangalore: At every main road, we see a traffic police trying to man the relentless city’s traffic. Little do we know what it takes to wear the green mask and endlessly direct people without ‘traffic sense’, and sometimes, ‘not-so-kind’ commuters. Express checks out more. “I suffer from knee and hip pain...
  • 'Bones found in Rajasthan canal are of Bhanwari' June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Making some headway in the Bhanwari Devi murder case, the CBI has been told by the FBI that the bones recovered from a canal in Rajasthan were of the auxiliary nurse. Official sources said the American agency has conveyed to the CBI that the bones, which included the teeth...
  • Cancer 'wonder drug' affects bone density: report March 1, 2012

    Mumbai: A new concern has come to light for those battling breast cancer. A drug commonly used in India to treat the condition has been found to decrease bone density in older women. Considered a 'wonder drug' for breast cancer treatment, Exemestane, sold under the brand name, Aromasin, is commonly...
  • Prunes could help prevent fractures August 22, 2011

    London: They are known to be very effective against constipation. Now, a new study has found that prunes can also help post-menopausal women protect themselves from osteoporosis and bone fractures. Florida State and Oklahoma State academics found that by simply eating around 10 fruits a day can help suppress the...
  • Soy may not bring relief during menopause August 9, 2011

    New York: Women seeking relief for menopause symptoms may have suffered a setback after a U.S. study found that taking soy supplements may not help ease menopause symptoms or prevent the bone changes that start at that time of life. Women have been without a clear go-to treatment for menopause...
  • Gelatin from humans could spice up sweets July 14, 2011

    Hong Kong: Gelatin derived from human beings could now spice up desserts and candies, replacing those of animal origin. Derived from the bones and skin of cows and pigs, gelatin is neither safe nor healthy as it can trigger infections, besides provoking a negative immune response in some people. Jin Chun...
  • 'Being Human' aids bone marrow donations March 7, 2011

    Bollywood star Salman Khan's charitable organisation 'Being Human' has teamed up with Marrow Donor Registry India (MDRI) to create a world-class registry of marrow donors in India. However, for the registry to be functional, more than one lakh donors need to be registered. People from the age group of 18-50 years...
  • Bryan Adams to perform at World Cup February 7, 2011

    Mumbai: Popular Canadian singer Bryan Adams will be the only western artist to perform at the opening ceremony for the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The February 17th performance will fall near the end of Adams' India tour, which begins on Friday in Pune. Also,...
  • The survival story of a 104-year-old woman January 31, 2011

    Mumbai: Sarabai Bakshi counted her age on her fingers and said "104" to the reporters hovering around her bed. Though she looked frail, Sarabai has been through two breast cancer surgeries at the age of 103 and this time a rather difficult bone operation for multiple fractures in her thigh...
  • Extra calcium, vit D no bone booster for men January 29, 2011

    New York: Taking extra vitamin D and calcium doesn't seem to prevent bone-thinning in older men, according to Australian researchers. However, exercise did boost bone mineral density, a proxy for bone strength, their report shows. Despite the findings, people still need to get enough calcium and vitamin D to reduce the risk...
  • Mom's bone marrow cure for unborn babies January 19, 2011

    London: Scientists, including an Indian -origin researcher, claim to have developed a "miracle" stem cell treatment which uses mothers' bone marrow to cure deadly blood diseases in babies who are still in the womb. Stem cell transplants into unborn babies have long been a Holy Grail for doctors. Now, Dr Amar...
  • Osteoporosis: India's next big health worry November 9, 2010

    New Delhi: Almost one in three urban Indian women past the age of 45 has osteoporosis, a disease that makes bones fragile and fracture-prone. India, after China sees the most cases of osteoporosis in Asia. By 2050, half of the world's fractures will occur in India according to a startling...
  • Arthritis increases chances of heart attacks September 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Are you suffering from rheumatoid arthritis? Watch out. You may also be at double the risk of a heart attack, according to a 10-year-long Danish study on about 5 lakh people. But the risk increased to six times in women younger than 50. Dr Rajiva Gupta, rheumatologist, says: "Indians...