adulthood

Breast-Feeding in Infancy ‘Lowers the Risk’ of Depression in Adulthood


September 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have deduced that adults are able to have minimal cases of depression if they were properly breast fed while they were infants. The time that the ... Read more...

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Women exposed to PFCs have obese babies


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Pregnant women who are exposed to common environmental chemicals, especially polyfluoroalkyl compounds (PFCs), have smaller babies at birth but larger at 20 months, according to an ... Read more...

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Cannabis smoking permanently lowers IQ


August 29th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, August 29 (NEWS) The cannabis sativa smokers are now cautioned the smoking lowers the level of one’s IQ. Cannabis is commonly illegal in many countries and any one who is usually ... Read more...

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Stressed mice sire anxious daughters


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Could some traits pass to daughters and escape sons altogether? Researchers at the Tufts University School of Medicine have evidence from experiments on mice to support ... Read more...

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Music helps children improve listening, learning


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A little music training in childhood can help improve brain functions in adulthood, especially the complex processing of sound involving listening and learning."Based on what we ... Read more...

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Key cell signals inhibit babies’ ability to fight infection


August 8th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Infants are prone to sickness due to under-developed immune systems, but it may be possible to activate crucial cells to help them fight off diseases from ... Read more...

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People with sense of humour more attractive


August 6th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) People with a good sense of humour are "more attractive" and have a better chance of finding a partner, a study has found.Many people deploy a ... Read more...

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When do we turn adult - at 21 or 30?


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) For many people it may remain a puzzle throughout their lifetime but Australian researchers feel the traditional belief of many individuals viewing age 21 to be ... Read more...

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Warm parenting offers hope for callous, unemotional kids


July 25th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, July 25 (IANS) If a child receives consistent and warm parenting in a secure family environment, it can prevent them from psychopathic acts and violent crime in adulthood, says ... Read more...

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Baby boys getting dad’s love grow up happier


July 19th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Men should try to build an affectionate bond with their sons in the first three months of their infancy, failing which could lead to lifelong problems, ... Read more...

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Anjan Dutt’s next movie is about his own life


July 17th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Anjan Dutt is planning a movie on the Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling, West Bengal. He says it his "own story" and that he will ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati warden’s action traditional cure: Agnivesh


July 10th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A nationwide outrage over a Visva-Bharati warden asking a class 5 student to drink her urine for bed-wetting notwithstanding, social activist Swami Agnivesh claimed Tuesday ... Read more...

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‘The Pianist’ changed Brody


July 9th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Actor Adrien Brody says he felt he was a changed man after working in Oscar-winning movie "The Pianist".In the film, which released in 2002, the 39-year-old ... Read more...

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Father’s love greatly impacts personality development


June 13th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) A father's love contributes as much - and sometimes more - to a child's development as does a mother's love. That is one of many findings ... Read more...

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Offspring of older fathers may live longer


June 12th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) If your father and grandfather waited until they were older before reproducing, you might experience life-extending benefits. "If your father and grandfather were able to live ... Read more...

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Mobile, projectors to educate kids on health, hygiene in Gujarat


May 15th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Armed with mobile phones and projectors, teachers in 150 anganwadis in Gujarat are all set to impart health and hygiene education to hundreds of kids ... Read more...

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Protein key to African rodents long, robust life


May 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) The secret of the East African naked mole rat's long, robust life has been unravelled. The revolting looking animal -- bald and wrinkly with worm-like tails ... Read more...

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Government to hold national consultation on child marriages


April 29th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Taking a serious view of child marriages in the country, the government has decided to hold a national consultation on the issue with the states.A ... Read more...

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Childhood abuse may cause suicidal thoughts in adulthood


April 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Children who suffer physical abuse are likely to harbour suidical thoughts as adults, a new study from the University of Toronto has said.According to the report, ... Read more...

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Trauma victims can develop schizophrenia


April 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Children who have undergone severe trauma are thrice as likely to develop schizophrenia in later life, says a new study.Previous research focused on the biological factors ... Read more...

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Partition, terror and women on book shelf (IANS BOOKS THIS WEEK)


April 14th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The book shelf this weekend is a pile of serious narratives - both fiction and non-fiction. Browse with IANS...Book: "A Life Long Ago (Dayamoyeer Katha)"; ... Read more...

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Dieting pregnant women likely to have obese children


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Women who become pregnant while dieting are more likely to have a child that could be obese or diabetic in later life, a British study suggests.Researchers ... Read more...

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Happy teens may earn more as adults


March 25th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) A study has found cheerful adolescents are likely to earn more money after attaining adulthood.According to two leading economists, their income is thought to be higher ... Read more...

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Delating a gene works up smarter brain


March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) A genetic deletion helps work up a smarter brain by not only growing more brain cells during ageing but also making anti-depressants more effective in ... Read more...

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Vidya true successor of Aamir: Kashyap (Movie Snippets)


March 11th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is thrilled with the story line of "Kahaani" and says that the film's leading lady of the movie Vidya Balan is a ... Read more...

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Teens junking healthy lifestyle kiss happiness away


March 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Teenagers junking a healthy lifestyle for drinks, cigarettes and fast food become morose versions of their healthier, happier cousins and also get involved in risky behaviour. ... Read more...

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Can video games help people with cataract?


February 17th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Playing video games could improve the vision of people born with cataracts, a new research has found.Surgery and contact lenses do not always work and people ... Read more...

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Talking against child marriage, Bihar girls impress The Elders


February 9th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Speaking out against child marriage, some youths in Bihar, particularly girls, have impressed The Elders, a visiting group of world leaders led by Nobel laureate Desmond ... Read more...

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African immigrant girls face sexual mutilation threat


February 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) In Spain, thousands of African immigrant girls are facing the danger of becoming victims of female genital mutilation, an ancestral practice that sub-Saharan immigrants have brought ... Read more...

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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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Feline friends can give you allergies


December 30th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) People keen to own kittens, beware! A study has found adults, who never owned a cat before, might find the feline friend making them twice as ... Read more...

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Eating quickly leads to obesity


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Wolfing down food can make you obese and slow down your day-to-day activities, a new study reveals.Researchers found that women aged between 40-50 years who tend to ... Read more...

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Sexually abused girl child more prone to stroke


November 14th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Girls who have been sexually or physically abused may be more vulnerable to heart attacks and strokes as adults.The study conducted by Brigham University found that ... Read more...

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Fatherhood helps man shed negative lifestyle choices


November 8th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Men who become fathers for the first time in their late 20s or early 30s seem much less inclined to commit crimes, use tobacco or alcohol.Researchers ... Read more...

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Veena Malik plays sex worker


October 21st, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) After all the controversies in "Bigg Boss 4" and shooting an item song, Pakistani model Veena Malik has bagged the biographical role of a sex worker.Veena ... Read more...

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