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Indian Americans lead all in income, education: Survey


June 20th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Asian Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the US with Indian Americans leading them all in their levels of income and education, ... Read more...

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American obese population to rise


May 8th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Almost 42 percent of Americans could be obese by 2030.If that happens, the US healthcare system could be burdened with 32 million more obese people within ... Read more...

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Soy protein can lower fat accumulation in liver


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Eating soy protein could significantly lower fat accumulation in the livers of obese patients by partially restoring the function of a key signalling pathway in the ... Read more...

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Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) who consume a peg or two daily are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-alcoholics with the same ... Read more...

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Depression linked to sleep apnea


April 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and its other symptoms are tied to depression, regardless of factors like weight, age, sex or race."Snorting, gasping or stopping breathing while ... Read more...

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US gun ownership highest since 1993: Report


October 27th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty-seven percent of American adults admit that they keep a gun in their household, which is the highest number recorded in almost two decades, ... Read more...

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Binge drinking leads to brain damage


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) It's considered a rite of passage among young people -- acting out their independence through heavy, episodic drinking. But a new study says binge drinking among ... Read more...

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Cutting carbs rids liver of fat more effectively


April 19th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Reducing carbohydrate intake is more effective than cutting calories for people who want to rid their liver of unhealthy fat content. "What this study tells us ... Read more...

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Obama gains popularity among young American voters: Poll


April 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings among young American adults have increased, a new poll suggests.In a national survey of Americans ages 18 to 29 conducted by ... Read more...

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Asthma linked to smoking, nicotine dependence


March 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): New research from the University of Cincinnati suggests that a lifetime history of daily smoking and nicotine dependence can increase the risk of asthma.The study analyzed data from ... Read more...

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More than 5 in 10 US adults use Facebook


March 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): More than 5 in 10 American adults use the online social networking service Facebook, according to a report by Edison Research and Arbitron Inc.The report, which is ... Read more...

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Flu vaccine made by faster method is also effective


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research published in the online journal The Lancet claims that speeding up flu vaccine development does not make the final product less effective compared to ... Read more...

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Over 100mn people joined Twitter in 2010


December 11th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): It seems microblogging site Twitter is here to stay.According to a statement released by the company, more than 100 million people have joined Twitter this year, ... Read more...

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No money, no marriage - a new trend?


November 27th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has found that Americans with low income and education are less likely to marry than those who are better off.The trend suggests that they place ... Read more...

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Women who smoke during pregnancy turn babies into future criminals


November 16th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that mothers who smoke heavily during pregnancy are more likely to have kids who grow up to become repeat criminal offenders.The findings ... Read more...

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Obesity rates in US to reach 42 percent: Experts


November 5th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): Harvard University researchers have estimated that America's obesity epidemic won't plateau until at least 42 percent of adults are obese.The estimate has been derived by applying mathematical modeling ... Read more...

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Five reasons why Democrats could still turn poll odds and hold House


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.2 (ANI): Though polling data suggests that the Republicans may win the House of Representatives on Tuesday, the Democrats might still be in a position to turn the odds to ... Read more...

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Study: Hands-only CPR is better than traditional CPR


October 7th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A new study in the United States has found that hands-only CPR is effective in reviving an unconscious person than the traditional CPR which involves mouth-to-mouth breathing.The research which was ... Read more...

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Bad genes an easy excuse for poor health


June 10th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) People find it easier to blame bad genes for poor health rather than taking the initiative to change their lifestyle. And this comes despite knowing that genes are ... Read more...

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At-risk adults tend to blame genes for ill-health than change lifestyle


June 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): People, who are more at risk of disease, are more likely to give too much importance to genetic causes of disease than change their lifestyle, according to researchers. ... Read more...

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7 of 10 Americans feel carbon dioxide regulation is a must


June 9th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): An expert on climate change has revealed that seven out of ten Americans feel that the United States should take action to power the nation with clean energy.According ... Read more...

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Moving frequently in childhood linked to poorer quality-of-life in adulthood


June 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Frequent relocations in childhood are related to poorer well-being in adulthood, especially among people who are more introverted or neurotic, according to a new study.The researchers tested the ... Read more...

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57pc Americans google themselves regularly


May 30th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): As Internet users grow by millions everyday, so does the importance of one's online identity - a fact proven by numbers - 57 percent American adults google themselves ... Read more...

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LA to boycott Arizona over their controversial immigration law


May 13th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Law makers in Los Angeles have made a resolution which bars the city from doing any business, or signing any contract, or reaching any agreement with ... Read more...

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Sleep-inducing genetic differences could offer protection against alcohol dependence


May 5th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Genetic differences in alcohol-metabolising enzymes, that make you sleepy when you drink, could significantly alter your risk for developing alcohol dependence (AD), according to a study.One variant ... Read more...

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Sleep Apnea Sufferers At Increased Risk For Stroke


April 10th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has just been released which links sleep apnea and stroke in both men and women. In a nationwide Sleep Heart Health Study, results have shown that ... Read more...

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Lack of vitamin D may up risk of heart and stroke-related deaths


January 6th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study has found that lack of vitamin D might increase the risk of heart and stroke-related deaths among black Americans.Lead author Dr Kevin Fiscella said a ... Read more...

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24pct Americans believe in reincarnation


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 22 (ANI): Roughly 24 percent American adults believe in reincarnation and a similar number believe in yoga as a spiritual practice, according to a new poll by the Pew ... Read more...

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24 percent Americans believe in reincarnation


December 12th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Roughly 24 percent American adults believe in reincarnation and a similar number believe in yoga as a spiritual practice, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion ... Read more...

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NY MTV staff gets ‘death threats’ over reality show


December 9th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): Some MTV staffers have reportedly received death threats over the controversial debut of "Jersey Shore".Workers involved with the press component on the show allegedly threatened with abusive ... Read more...

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One out of every five diabetics morbidly obese: U.S. study


November 24th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): One out of every five type 2 diabetes patients is morbidly obese, a new U.S. study has claimed.The study conducted by Loyola University Health System has found that ... Read more...

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Anti-Semetism at an all time low of 12 percent amongst Americans


October 30th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.30 (ANI): A nation-wide survey of American people released by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) finds that at least 12 percent retain anti-Semitic attitudes.The survey said it represented a decline from ... Read more...

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74pc of Americans rinse their hands with just water in absence of soap


October 6th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 6 (ANI): Washing hands in a public restroom without soap or towels with just water and letting them air dry can prove useful, at least that's what majority of Americans ... Read more...

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Macca voted America’s Most Beloved Beatle


September 17th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney is America's most beloved Beatle, according to a new poll.After surveying over 4,800 American adults, the new Zogby International poll revealed that more than ... Read more...

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Taller people are happier than shorter ones


September 9th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Taller people are much happier with their lives than shorter peers, says a new study by U.S. academics.The research published in science journal Elsevier's Economics and Human Biology ... Read more...

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