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Can parent’s education affect offspring’s mental health?


January 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) It is quite possible that depression in adulthood could spring from a parent's level of education, a Canadian study suggests. Amelie Quesnel-Vallee from McGill University and ... Read more...

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Elderly in Britain blame parents for naughty kids


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Many elderly people in Britain believe their grandchildren are a badly disciplined generation with no respect and shallow values. These people blame their own adult children ... Read more...

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Active lifestyle can help improve decision-making


August 1st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) A more active lifestyle seems to be the best way to help us improve our decision-making based on what we hear, says a study. Ray Hull, ... Read more...

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Kids’ pain behaviour ‘linked to the way their family deals with pain’


April 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that adult children's strategies for coping with pain come from watching how their parents react to and deal with pain.Suzyen Kraljevic, from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Paternity suit was horrible: Keanu Reeves


April 6th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actor Keanu Reeves says he was really upset after one of his fans accused him of fathering her children.Canadian Karen Sala had claimed that ... Read more...

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Blood test may predict diabetes risk 10 yrs before first symptoms


March 21st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have suggested that measuring the levels of small molecules in the blood could predict diabetes risk as much as a decade ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is joyful parenthood overrated?


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Raising a child is emotionally and intellectually draining, and often requires professional sacrifice, financial hardship and declines in marital satisfaction.However, many parents still insist that their children are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China might force visits to parents


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chinese authorities are proposing that parents should be allowed to sue their adult-children who refuse to visit them.The proposal was made by the Civil Affairs Ministry on ... Read more...

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Chinese adults can’t take parents’ money - that’s law


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 22 (IANS) In a bid to ensure elderly persons' social welfare, parents in an east China province have been empowered by a new law to decline their adult children's monetary ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China mulls new law that forces people to look after parents or face jail


January 7th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): China is considering a new law that will force people to either visit their elderly parents or face jail time.Under the terms of the draft legislation, pensioners who ... Read more...

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Alzheimer’s risk increases with maternal inheritance


November 16th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): It is well known that individuals with a parental history of Alzheimer's are at increased risk for developing the disorder, but a new study suggests that which of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Zealand man, daughter convicted of incest conspiracy


November 6th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 6 (IANS) A 58-year-old man and his 41-year-old daughter in New Zealand have been convicted of planning a sexual relationship, a media report said Saturday.The accused, jointly charged ... Read more...

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‘Today I killed my wife’, man writes in diary


September 15th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 15 (IANS) A man killed his mentally ill wife in Australia and wrote about the murder in his diary. The 58-year-old man termed the murder "a win-win situation" because his daughters ... Read more...

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Secret stepdaughter of Julia Gillard in hiding after being outed


August 17th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 17 (ANI): The love child of 'first bloke' Tim Mathieson, partner of Julia Gillard, is keeping a low profile during this year's Federal election.Staci Child, 31, is one of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Parents of grown kids with autism ‘more likely to divorce’


August 4th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 04 (ANI): A new data from a large longitudinal study of families of adolescents and adults with autism has found that the parents of grown children with autism are more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six dead in German farmhouse fire


July 20th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Wiesbaden (Germany), July 20 (DPA) Six people were killed and four others injured in a farmhouse fire in Limburg in western Germany, police said Tuesday. The farmer, his wife and their three adult ... Read more...

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115 mn widows live in poverty: Loomba Foundation study


June 30th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 30 (IANS) At least 245 million women around the world have been widowed with India alone accounting for 42.4 million. And more than 115 million widows live in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moms’ favouritism negatively affects kids in adulthood


June 25th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A mother showing favouritism to one child can have lasting effects - her children can show depressive symptoms in middle-age, says a new studyThe recent survey of 275 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daughter caregivers more prone to depression than sons


June 7th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study says that adult daughters caring for a parent recovering from a stroke are more prone to get into depression than sons.Marina Bastawrous today told the ... Read more...

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Daughters of stroke recovery parent more prone to depression


June 7th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 7 (IANS) Adult daughters caring for a parent recovering from stroke are more prone to depression than sons, says a new study. Caring for a parent who has experienced a stroke ... Read more...

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Reeves awarded $15,000 after paternity case dismissed


January 9th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) A Canadian woman who claims Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves is the father of her four children has had her case dismissed after a judge branded it "patently ... Read more...

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Parents still play favourites with grown up children


December 8th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study on middle-aged parents helping out their grown up children has revealed that even at the later stage of life, they play favourites.The research, carried out ... Read more...

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Parents support grown-up kids materially and emotionally


December 8th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Middle-aged parents are more involved in their grown children's lives than ever before, according to a new research. "We found that middle-aged parents help each of their grown children ... Read more...

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Apex court suspends order on relief to Narmada dam displaced


November 20th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday suspended a Madhya Pradesh High Court order directing the state government to give land to the adult children of those displaced by the ... Read more...

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Family caregivers, simple touch methods can cut cancer patients’ suffering


November 18th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Family caregivers can markedly cut down suffering in cancer patients at home with the use of simple touch and massage methods, a new study has suggested.The study examined ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Evert’s ex hubby says her separation from Norman is `horrible’


October 5th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 5 (ANI): Tennis great Chris Evert's ex-husband and former Olympic skier Andy Mill has said that her decision to end her marriage to golfing great Greg Norman is a "destructive" ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Madhya Pradesh enforces senior citizens’ maintenance act


August 28th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 28 (IANS) A law to ensure that senior citizens are well taken care of by their children or relatives has come into force in Madhya Pradesh and violations could lead ... Read more...

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Generation Y still seek advice from their parents


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 23 (ANI): No matter how independent they think they are, but Generation Y brigade still look for advice of their parents, according to a research by the Australian Institute of ... Read more...

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Obituary pics in newspapers indicate rising bias against ageing faces


May 14th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A study on obituary photographs published in one metropolitan newspaper suggests that Americans may have become more biased against ageing faces, particularly of women.The research hers behind ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mothers most likely to quarrel with grown-up daughters


May 6th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) A majority of parents and adult children seem to be at loggerheads. Now a new study has narrowed it down, saying parents are more likely to quarrel with ... Read more...

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Parents suffer more from rifts with adult children


May 6th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Parents are bothered more than their adult children when rifts between them occur, according to a study.The tension and aggravation from such rifts affects parents even more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gay politician tipped to lead new government in Iceland


January 29th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm/Reykjavik, Jan 29 (DPA) Iceland seems set to make political history again after the recent collapse of its ruling coalition since the top candidate as interim prime minister is openly gay.If Johanna ... Read more...

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Most people with HIV-infected parents fear transmissions in home


November 4th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): While health officers are taking up various worldwide projects to educate people on HIV and AIDS, a new study has shown that two-thirds of families with an ... Read more...

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Josef Fritzls incest kids refuse to testify against him


July 18th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Austrian incest fiend Josef Fritzls kids with his daughter have refused to testify against their dad.Such a development could cause a setback of the case against him.The ... Read more...

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Indian American gets jail after wife’s sentencing for slavery


June 28th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 28 (IANS) An Indian American millionaire has been sentenced to over three years in jail, a day after his wife was given 11 years in prison for virtually enslaving ... Read more...

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