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World Bank must help tackle global growth risks: New chief


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The World Bank has an economic and moral imperative to help address risks to global growth, no matter where they emerge, new World Bank group president ... Read more...

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Market-based growth is new World Bank chief’s focus


April 17th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Market-based growth is a priority for every country, World Bank's new president Jim Yong Kim has said.Kim told BBC that capitalist "market-based growth is a ... Read more...

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Jim Yong Kim is new World Bank president


April 17th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) The World Bank announced Monday that Jim Yong Kim, the US candidate, has been selected as the bank's new president.Kim was favoured over Nigerian Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Smoking ban leads to major decrease in maternal smoking, pre-term births


November 11th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study revealed that strong smoke-free policies can improve foetal outcomes by significantly reducing the prevalence of maternal smoking.Researchers from the University of Colorado School of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teens texting 120 messages a day ‘likelier to indulge in sex, drugs, booze’


November 10th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A research has found that teenagers who send more than 120 text messages a day are more likely to indulge in sex, drugs and alcohol.Excessive texting among teens ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sports team participation linked to unhealthy behaviours in male teens


November 12th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that participation in team sports doesn't necessarily result in teenage boys adopting healthier behaviours. Instead, it is linked to increased fighting and drinking.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Too much texting may lead to neck, shoulder pain


November 11th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Excessive text messaging among youngsters can put them at increased risk of suffering from neck and shoulder pain, say researchers.Judith Gold, an assistant professor of Epidemiology at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High-school athletes more likely to indulge in ‘drink, fight’


November 10th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 10 (ANI): High-school male athletes are 1.4 times likelier to binge drink and 1.3 times likelier to fight, according to a new study.The survey, conducted by Susan Connor, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breastfed kids less likely to suffer from childhood behavioral problems


October 30th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kids who are breastfed are less likely to suffer from behavioral or mental health issues than those who are not nursed.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women with disabilities highly prone to intimate partner violence


October 29th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women with a disability are more prone to intimate partner related physical assaults and rapes than those without a disability. Presented ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Young smokers more likely to give up cigs than their older counterparts


January 3rd, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that young adults are more likely to quit smoking successfully than their older counterparts.The study, Smoking Cessation Rates in the United States: A ... Read more...

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Energy drink ‘cocktails’ double injury risk


November 14th, 2007 - 8:28 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Health |

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