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Anxiety helps people sniff out danger


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Anxiety heightens the sense of smell in people when it comes to sniffing out a threat or danger, a study says.The sense of smell is an ... Read more...

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E. coli infection linked to heart disease risk


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has found that people who contract gastroenteritis from drinking water contaminated with E. coli are at an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, kidney ... Read more...

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Preventive medication, behavior changes help fights frequent migraines


October 12th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): In a study aimed at combating frequent, disabling migraine headaches, the combination of preventive medication and behavioral changes offered significant relief for 77 percent of the individuals.Though daily ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen may help people suffering from migraine headaches


October 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): A review has suggested that for people suffering from migraine headaches, over-the-counter ibuprofen - Advil and Motrin are well-known brands - might be enough to relieve the pain.A ... Read more...

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Chinese teacher jailed for holding group sex parties


May 20th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) An associate professor in a Chinese university was Thursday sentenced to a prison term for organising group sex parties. The Qinhuai District People's Court in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, handed ... Read more...

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How to control emotional outbursts in front of your partner


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Can't hold back your anger in front of your partner? Well, a part of your brain might be of some help to control those much-regretted emotional storms.A ... Read more...

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Genetic variant that controls lung function and risk of COPD identified


December 18th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Scientists have identified a novel genetic variant that appears to play a vital role in preserving the lung function and lowering the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary ... Read more...

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People with gum disease at increased diabetes risk


December 15th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): People who have periodontal (gum) disease are at higher risk for diabetes, according to a study by New York University nursing-dental research team.The researchers also determined that half ... Read more...

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What makes planners tick


December 15th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): When it comes to managing time and money, planning can bring tangible benefits to consumers, say researchers.The international research team said across five studies including adult participants and ... Read more...

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Chili peppers can ease tingling nerve pain


October 19th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Millions suffer peripheral pain and other troubling sensations from diseases as varied as diabetes, AIDS, shingles and arthritis. Now a new review suggests that four out of 10 ... Read more...

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Exercise improves survival in kidney disease patients


October 9th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Staying active may help extend the lives of people with kidney disease, says a new study.According to the study, appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal ... Read more...

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Children’s hide-and-seek to revolutionize video gaming, police work


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): Two University of Alberta researchers have found that children's games like hide-and-seek could pave way for more realistic video games, and high-tech search-enhancing tools for the police.Experimental psychologist ... Read more...

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Reasoning behind hide and seek to revolutionise video gaming, police work


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) What do hide-and-seek, police searches and video games have in common? More than you would think, say two University of Alberta (U-A) researchers. Experimental psychologist Marcia Spetch and computer ... Read more...

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Energy drinks ‘harmful for people with high BP, heart disease’


March 26th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Energy drinks may prove harmful for people with hypertension and heart disease, says a new study.The Henry Ford Hospital research, which will be published online in the Annals ... Read more...

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Your face will give away your lies


April 26th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Its not the eyes, or sweaty brow or an elongated nose like that of Pinocchio, but the face of a person that can tell whether he or ... Read more...

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One third of dementia risk attributable to small blood vessel damage


April 7th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Small blood vessel damages caused by hypertension and diabetes can boost the risk of developing dementia, and may be responsible for certain cases of the disease, according ... Read more...

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