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Moderate drinking after heart attack lowers death risk


March 28th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Men who drink moderately have a lower risk of death than non-drinkers, especially after surviving the first heart attack.Study co-author Jennifer Pai, assistant professor of medicine ... Read more...

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Placebo can trick brain into taking it for real


March 27th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) A placebo, resembling an actual anti-depressant, can "trick" the brain into responding in the same manner as its real counterpart. A new study by the University ... Read more...

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You can spice up meals with real vitamins, nutrients


March 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) You can now spice up meals with real nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants to derive direct health benefits, thanks to a new method.Srinivas Janaswamy's method involves creating ... Read more...

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Why meditation makes our brain smarter?


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Meditation does make the brain smarter, allowing it to process information faster and improve decision making, according to the latest study.Eileen Luders, assistant professor at the ... Read more...

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Warming Antarctic alters penguin breeding cycles


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Higher temperatures brought on by global warming are already affecting the breeding cycles of three penguin species sharing the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Heather Lynch, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Beware: Ads in mobile apps fraught with security risk


March 20th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) The inclusion of ads in mobile applications or apps is fraught with privacy or security risks, so beware, says a new study.These app developers incorporate "in-app ... Read more...

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Art improves recovery from stroke


March 18th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 18 (IANS) Patients who appreciate music, painting and theatre have better chances of recovery from stroke than patients who do not, says a new study.Stroke is the third ... Read more...

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Baby Falak’s mother performs her last rites


March 16th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The body of baby Falak was Friday handed over her mother Munni by the AIIMS for the last rites of the battered two-year-old who died ... Read more...

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Battered baby Falak dies due of cardiac arrest (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) After battling for life at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for almost 60 days, two-year-old battered baby Falak died late Thursday of cardiac ... Read more...

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Baby Falak dies of cardiac arrest (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) After battling for life at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for the past over 60 days, two-year-old battered baby Falak died late ... Read more...

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Baby Falak to be discharged in a week


March 9th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) After fighting against all odds, abandoned and abused baby Falak is likely to be discharged in a week's time from the All India Institute of ... Read more...

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Falak fit to be discharged: Doctors


March 7th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Falak, the two-year-old battered baby who has been battling for survival at the AIIMS Trauma Centre here since Jan 18, is fit to be discharged, ... Read more...

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Facebook photo tells viewers about you


March 7th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Your photo on social networking sites tells viewers what they need to know to form an impression about you - no words are necessary, new ... Read more...

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Cell phone jammers without proper authorization are illegal in US


March 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since a bus commuter, only identified as Eric, admitted to the use of cell phone jammer, the interest in the device has gone up in many ... Read more...

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School bullies more likely to be into drugs


March 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Middle and high school bullies are more likely to be into cigarettes, drugs and alcohol than their victims and others."Our findings suggest that one deviant behaviour ... Read more...

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Battered baby Falak better, discharge likely soon, say doctors


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Falak, the two-year-old battered baby who has been battling for survival at the premier AIIMS Trauma Centre here, has shown signs of improvement and is ... Read more...

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Memory training can overcome forgetfulness


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) If you can't recall where you have placed your car keys or reading glasses, chances are that memory training could help. Memory training can even re-engage ... Read more...

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Falak coping well, could be out of ICU soon


March 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Falak, a two-year-old baby admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) with grievous injuries in January, is doing well and may be ... Read more...

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Educational institutions reopen in Kashmir


March 1st, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 1 (IANS) After over two months of one of Kashmir's harshest winters, universities, colleges and schools reopened here Thursday.Although the winter vacation for primary and middle schools have ... Read more...

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Falak responding to treatment, still critical: Doctor


February 29th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Battling for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for over 40 days, two-year-old battered baby Falak is showing good signs of ... Read more...

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Paracetamol takes pain out of rejection


February 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) A dose of paracetamol is enough to take the pain out of rejection and a broken heart, scientists say. The cure emerged in a study by ... Read more...

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Court to hear Swamy’s plea on dues from IIT-Delhi


February 26th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Dismissing a plea of the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, a court has accepted a plea of Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy seeking recovery of his ... Read more...

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Intelligence genes may not be tied to sharp brain


February 26th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Genes thought to be linked to intelligence may have no bearing on our mental sharpness and identifying its specific genetic roots may still be a long ... Read more...

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How did dinosours have sex?


February 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) It is well-known that dinosaurs ruled the earth at some stage of life and they could only do this by being good at mating. But have ... Read more...

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Falak coping well after fifth surgery: Doctor


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Battling for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for over a month, two-year-old battered baby Falak is coping well after the ... Read more...

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Another surgery conducted on Falak


February 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Battered baby Falak continues to be critical after she underwent yet another surgery, this time to connect her brain to abdomen to help circulation ... Read more...

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Baby Falak remains on ventilator, still critical


February 13th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Two-year-old Falak continues to remain on ventilator after experiencing difficulty in breathing, doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said Monday about ... Read more...

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Baby Falak back on ventilator, still critical: Doctor


February 12th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) After showing marginal improvement in her condition, two-year-old baby Falak is back on the ventilator after difficulty in breathing, doctors at the All India Institute ... Read more...

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Baby Falak slightly better, next 48 hours crucial: Doctors (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) After battling for survival for over three weeks at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, two-year old baby Falak's condition improved "marginally" ... Read more...

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Baby Falak showing signs of improvement: Doctors


February 10th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Abandoned at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for over three weeks, two-year-old battered baby Falak has been taken off the ventilator as ... Read more...

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Practice really does make you perfect


February 10th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Practice makes perfect is an old truism. And now science is proving that those who practise tasks repeatedly, especially after mastering them, exert less energy, performing ... Read more...

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Falak critical but infection under control: Doctors


February 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Two-year-old battered baby Falak, who is fighting for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) here, continues to remain critical and on ... Read more...

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Munni is Falak’s mother, wants her custody


February 7th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Confirming that Munni is Falak's biological mother, Delhi Police said Tuesday she wants the battered baby's custody, but this will be decided by a child ... Read more...

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30 percent chance Falak will remain vegetative: Doctors


February 7th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Doctors at AIIMS who have been treating baby Falak for over two weeks said Tuesday there is a 30-40 percent chance that the battered two-year-old ... Read more...

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Falak’s sister found in Bihar


February 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday claimed to have traced the sister of battered baby Falak, who is fighting for survival at All India Institute of Medical Science ... Read more...

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