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Resveratrol could impede benefits of exercise

Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) — Contrary to popular belief, adding resveratrol (RSV) to your exercise routine may not enhance... (more...)

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Canada suspends issuance of visas to Ebola-hit African countries

Ottawa, Nov 1 (IANS) — Canada has suspended issuance of visas to residents of West African countries with “widespread... (more...)

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Surrey LRT plan passes key federal hurdle

Light rail transit is a popular form of transportation infrastructure in Europe, such as this train in Dublin, Ireland. (CITY... (more...)

Jian Ghomeshi

Q producer who alleges Jian Ghomeshi threatened to ‘hate f—‘ her says she complained to boss in 2010

Jian Ghomeshi arrives on the green carpet for the Juno Gala in Winnipeg on Saturday, March 29, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John... (more...)

Today in History – Nov. 15

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Nov. 15: On this date: In 1280, German theologian and music theorist Albertus... (more...)

Today in History – Nov. 13

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Nov. 13: On this date: In 354, African theologian Augustine, Bishop of Hippo,... (more...)

Today in History – Nov. 12

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Nov. 12: On this date: In 1774, British citizens in Quebec protested the... (more...)

Men want weird sexual fantasies to come true

Toronto, Oct 31 (IANS) — When it comes to fantasising about sex, men have more vivid and weird fantasies than women... (more...)

Roberts wants WICB to prioritise salvaging ties with BCCI

St. John’s (Antigua), Oct 31 (IANS/CMC) — Former West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts said he is not in agreement... (more...)

attack on Parliament Hill

Dosanjh: Zehaf-Bibeau was a Terrorist! Period.

UJJAL DOSANJH VANCOUVER DESI An image allegedly of Michael Joseph Zehaf-Bibeau was posted on an ISIS-related Twitter account... (more...)

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Jian Ghomeshi bails on Prince George appearance on Nov. 7

Although Ghomeshi may eventually be cleared of the allegations — which may yet be proved spurious — he will not be back... (more...)

TransCanada files application to NEB for Energy East crude pipeline

Energy-East, 4th Writethru Correction By Lauren Krugel THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY — After dozens of open houses and... (more...)

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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11 held for digging women’s graves for ‘ghost marriages’

IANS/EFE Beijing – Chinese police have arrested 11 people for allegedly digging up dead women’s bodies from their graves to sell them for rituals known…
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Jian Ghomeshi

‘Big Ears Teddy’ Twitter account posted Jian Ghomeshi abuse allegations six months ago

ISHMAEL N. DARO CANADA.COM In less than a week, Jian Ghomeshi has gone from one of the most well-known and beloved CBC personalities to an…
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Bank customer flees after snake found sleeping by ATM machine

CEN AGENCY A bank customer in India fled when he went to use a cashpoint machine and found a four-foot cobra coiled up in front…
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attack on Parliament Hill

Dosanjh: Zehaf-Bibeau was a Terrorist! Period.

UJJAL DOSANJH VANCOUVER DESI The murders of two unarmed Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo within a short 72 hour period by Jihadists/terrorists have…
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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Wedding Canopy Toran

Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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WHO-health

Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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