Bones

  • Meet Dausa man who has no ears but listens, talks on mobile 18-02-2014 04:56 PM

    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 16-02-2014 09:33 AM

    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 07-01-2014 04:34 PM

    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...
  • 'The Mortal Instruments' review: It's overdramatic and lacks novelty 31-08-2013 10:16 AM

    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...
  • The Mortal Instruments: Lily Collins' trip to an unexplored world 29-08-2013 11:55 AM

    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...
  • Mumbai gangrape: One accused to undergo test to determine age today 29-08-2013 10:02 AM

    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 27-08-2013 06:35 PM

    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 20-05-2013 02:24 PM

    A doctor turns CJ to offer easy steps on donating a bone marrow. ...
  • US: 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells 01-05-2013 02:26 AM

    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...
  • Chile's Neruda bone remains to be analyzed in US 13-04-2013 07:45 AM

    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...
  • Both passivity and hyperactivity can damage knees 26-11-2012 02:35 PM

    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 02-08-2012 01:35 PM

    Bangalore: At every main road, we see a traffic police trying to man the relentless citys 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...
  • 'Bones found in Rajasthan canal are of Bhanwari' 20-06-2012 11:46 PM

    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...
  • Cancer 'wonder drug' affects bone density: report 01-03-2012 09:51 AM

    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 22-08-2011 01:03 PM

    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 09-08-2011 12:19 PM

    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 14-07-2011 01:31 PM

    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...
  • 'Being Human' aids bone marrow donations 07-03-2011 11:50 AM

    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...
  • Bryan Adams to perform at World Cup 07-02-2011 04:56 PM

    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....
  • The survival story of a 104-year-old woman 31-01-2011 09:37 AM

    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 29-01-2011 03:19 PM

    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...
  • Mom's bone marrow cure for unborn babies 19-01-2011 07:00 PM

    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...
  • Osteoporosis: India's next big health worry 09-11-2010 01:38 PM

    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 07-07-2010 11:01 AM

    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:...
  • Cancer survivor owes his life to bone marrow transplants 05-02-2010 04:33 PM

    The retired banker was diagnosed with lymph cancer way back in 2001. ...