aggressive behaviour

Scientists pinpoint brain receptor linked with rage


June 20th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Scientists have identified a brain receptor, an enzyme monoamine oxidase A, whose malfunctioning can trigger sudden violence, explosive outbursts and hostile overraction to stress in mice. ... Read more...

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Violent teens may be emulating parents’ example


April 29th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Teens who fight may be emulating adult relatives or have parents with aggressive attitudes, according to a new study led by an Indian origin researcher.Rashmi Shetgiri, ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi Jumbo triggers panic in Agartala


April 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 16 (IANS) An elephant, that entered the northeastern state of Tripura from neighbouring Bangladesh, has triggered panic among people in Agartala, a senior forest official said here Monday.The ... Read more...

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Putin seeks fight against doping, sports gambling


April 14th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has urged the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to close ranks to curb doping, illegal sweepstake enterprises and fans' aggressive ... Read more...

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Pooja Missra to re-enter ‘Bigg Boss 5′


December 7th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) After being thrown out of "Bigg Boss 5" for her aggressive behaviour, VJ Pooja Missra is now set to re-enter the reality show albeit as ... Read more...

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Violent video games affect emotional control


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Playing violent video games even for a week could alter brain regions bearing on cognitive function and emotional control in young male adults, reveals a study.These ... Read more...

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Make Tihar Jail meat-free zone: PETA India


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Urging the Delhi High Court to make Tihar Jail a meat-free zone, PETA India Tuesday said many jails in the US have introduced vegetarian food ... Read more...

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Profanity in visual media spurs teen aggression


October 17th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) Profanity in the visual media is likely to increase aggression levels among teenagers, a new study says. Researchers examined the impact of profanity in the media, ... Read more...

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Violent video games prompt aggressive behaviour


October 13th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Does watching intense gunfights in video games prompt us to act more aggressively in real life?The Norwegian killer is said to have played violent video games ... Read more...

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Victimized baby birds grow into abusers themselves


October 4th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Those who are abused as children often grow into abusers themselves, which is quite true of humans -- but new research shows that this practice is ... Read more...

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In cramped space even fishes turn aggressive


September 23rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Fish in a cramped, barren space turn mean and aggressive -- and a new study says this may have larger implications for human beings.Relatively simple fish ... Read more...

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Brangelina seeks therapist help for son?


August 26th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are reportedly seeking a therapist to help their oldest son Pax cope with aggressive behaviour.The couple, who ... Read more...

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Twittering sparrows are actually swapping insults


August 12th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) The twittering of sparrows can be uplifting for those who are feeling low, but mind you, the birds are actually swapping insults. Their cheerful sounds have ... Read more...

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Wide-faced men more likely to lie: Study


July 6th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Men with wide faces are more likely to lie, says a study.Co-author of the study, Michael Haselhuhn, said: "Men with wider faces are more likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IMF ex-chief hired prostitutes, claims madame


May 19th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A madame in the US has claimed that she supplied young women to embattled International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is now accused of trying ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner collapses after court hearing in London


April 15th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): Brit-Indian honeymoon murder suspect, Shrien Dewani, collapsed and had to be helped by relatives into a car after a Westminster Magistrates Court heard how he had threatened to ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner thrown out of London clinic after threatening to ‘punch’ nurse


April 15th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire who has been charged with masterminding his wife's murder during their honeymoon in Cape Town last year, was thrown out of The Priory ... Read more...

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Feeling angry? Blame the diet


March 20th, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) People who diet are more likely to be irritable and angry than those who eat what they like.The effort involved in exerting self-control over food can ... Read more...

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How going on a diet can provoke anger


March 19th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Those cutting out the calories are more irritable and angry than those who eat what they like, according to researchers.Their study revealed that the effort involved in exerting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sex and aggression linked in the brain


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists in US have found a link between aggressive behaviour and sexual arousal.Violent behaviour in mice has been tracked to neurons within a part of the brain associated ... Read more...

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Like-minded partners ‘make better parents’


January 28th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Exeter have revealed that couples with similar personalities make much better parents than those with different dispositions - at least in the world ... Read more...

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Why PSA levels reflect prostate cancer progression


January 14th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Researchers studying prostate cancer cells for decades have now found why PSA (prostate-specific antigen) levels reflect cancer progression."This is the first demonstration of a mechanism that explains why ... Read more...

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Genes’ sensitivity to testosterone linked to aggression in adults


December 8th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study from University of Alberta that looked at the link between an individual's sensitivity to testosterone and aggressive behaviour has broken new ground."I looked at the ... Read more...

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Douse that anger with spoonful of sugar


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) High sugar levels seem to help control aggression and prevent loss of temper, so indicates a study.Ohio State University researchers in the US compared the behaviour of ... Read more...

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US-S. Korea reject China’s request to hold emergency six-party talks with N Korea


November 30th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): The United States, South Korea and Japan have reportedly rejected China's request to hold emergency six-party talks with North Korea over the crisis on the Korean Peninsula, saying ... Read more...

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Beautiful females must smell and taste like ones too to bag a date


November 24th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): It seems that being a great looking female is just not enough - for her to be attractive, she has to "smell" and "taste" like one too.When it ... Read more...

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Japan drops plans to make ‘aggressive’ China key part of its new foreign policy


November 18th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Nov 18 (ANI): Taken a back by China's aggressive behaviour during a recent territorial dispute over the Senkaku islands, Japan has reportedly dropped its earlier plans to develop ties with Beijing ... Read more...

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Ecstasy users unlikely to suffer worse health problems: Study


October 26th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has found that young ecstasy users are unlikely to suffer worse health or behavioural problems than non-users of the party drug.The Queensland Alcohol Drug and ... Read more...

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Men never forget sexy women’s sexual overtures even years after event


October 13th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study suggests that college-aged men are very likely to remember a woman's initial sexual interest (attraction or rejection), especially when the woman in question is thought ... Read more...

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Shweta Tiwari to shake a leg on ‘Sangini’ (TV snippets)


September 8th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Shweta Tiwari is set to shake a leg on Zee TV's serial "Sanjog Se Bani Sangini" as part of a wedding scene. Shweta is said to add ... Read more...

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Female authors call for “pornification” of society to be stopped


August 19th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Two female authors have started a campaign to bring about change in the law to stop the "pornification" of society, which they say, promotes violence against women.Kat Banyard, ... Read more...

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‘Joint South Korea-US drill sent strong message to North’


July 29th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 29 (DPA) Four-day joint naval drills by the South Korean and US military in the Sea of Japan sent a strong message to North Korea, the US command said Thursday. "These ... Read more...

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North Korea warns of nuclear response to military drills


July 24th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 24 (DPA) North Korea Saturday threatened to wage a nuclear "holy war of retaliation" if the US and South Korea proceed with joint military exercises Sunday. The country's army and population ... Read more...

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Shared parenting ‘can be traumatic for kids’


July 8th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 8 (ANI): Shared care arrangements may work well for separated parents, but it does more harm than good to children, especially infants.A new research shows that infants under two who ... Read more...

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Rudeness at work can lead to mistakes


July 7th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Beware of rude behaviour from your colleagues as it could lead to mistakes at work, a study says. Study author Rhona Flin believes that the link between rudeness and ... Read more...

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