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Using cellphones, tablets before bedtime affects sleep


August 30th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) If you happen to be one of those who often find it difficult to fall asleep at night, the reason could be usage of cellphones or ... Read more...

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Victoria left reunion party early for daughter


June 27th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Singer Victoria Beckham left the Spice Girls reunion early as she had to fly back to Los Angeles to put her 11-month-old daughter Harper to ... Read more...

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Hargitay’s son possessive about her name


June 10th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 10 (IANS) Actor Mariska Hargitay's son is very particular about the right pronunciation of his mother's name.Hargitay is known for her role in the NBC television drama ... Read more...

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Yes there’s pain, Big B tweets from hospital bed


February 12th, 2012 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who underwent two abdominal surgeries Saturday, tweeted fans about his condition as soon as he could from the hospital bed and thanked ... Read more...

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Tart cherry juice drinkers sleep better


December 9th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Tart cherry juice seems to be tailormade for people seeking a better night's sleep.Adults who daily drank two glasses of tart cherry juice slept 39 minutes ... Read more...

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A foxy tale: Woman lives with three bushy-tails


October 27th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Foxes are "very affectionate" like cats, says a 64-year-old British woman who shares her three-bedroom bungalow with three foxes - Minette, Chico and Billy. The foxes ... Read more...

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Toddlers learn better from play, not TV screens


October 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The temptation to rely on a surfeit of TV programmes for 'educating' babies and toddlers seems to have become a trend among parents. But playing may ... Read more...

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Paltrow puts off theatre ambitions for kids


May 10th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has kept her theatre ambitions on hold to focus on motherhood. The actress is eager to land a part on Broadway or ... Read more...

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Toddlers given milk at bedtime likelier to become obese


May 5th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): A new research has suggested that toddlers given milk at bedtime are far more likely to be overweight when they are older.US researchers who followed almost 7,000 children ... Read more...

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Masturbation can ease restless leg syndrome


April 1st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): A study has suggested that masturbation can be beneficial clinically, as it can help give relief from restless leg syndrome (RLS).Around 7 to 10 percent of people in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vanessa Hudgens hated her ‘tree-trunk legs’


March 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Vanessa Hudgens has revealed that she once hated her 'tree-trunk legs'."I grew up dancing a lot, so I was self-conscious of what I would call my 'tree ... Read more...

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Vanessa Hudgens reveals former fast-food addiction


March 15th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Vanessa Hudgens has revealed that she was so addicted to fast food back in 2007 that she had to struggle to fit into her 'High School Musical' ... Read more...

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Wikileaks suspects’ well-being a factor in his treatment in jail: Obama


March 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Amid concerns that the American Army soldier accused of leaking thousands of classified military reports to 'Wikileaks' is being mistreated in jail, US President Barack Obama has ... Read more...

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Bottle-feeding linked to tooth decay in infants


February 6th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 6 (ANI):In wake of rising rates of severe tooth decay in infants as young as 12 months, a leading children's hospital in Australia has urged parents to stop bottle-feeding their ... Read more...

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Vitamin E pill seems to ease PMS pain


January 17th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Pre-menstrual syndrome or PMS affects around 75 percent women and up to 40 percent of those say it damages the quality of life. PMS patients are prescribed simple ... Read more...

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Exposure to room light before bedtime may impact sleep quality, BP


January 13th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Exposure to electrical light between dusk and bedtime strongly suppresses melatonin levels and may impact physiologic processes regulated by melatonin signaling, such as sleepiness, thermoregulation, blood pressure and ... Read more...

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Texting after bedtime can make kids anxious, depressed


November 9th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Children who text and e-mail late at night may become depressed, anxious or suffer learning difficulties.The US researchers said that unlike watching TV, which is a passive activity, ... Read more...

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Texting before going to bed ‘affects sleep, mood’


November 8th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): It may be time for you to put you cellphone aside before going to bed for it might affect your sleep and moods, according to a new study.Text ... Read more...

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Afternoon nap boosts energy levels in elderly, say experts


October 27th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Experts have suggested that older people who struggle to get a good night's sleep should consider taking an afternoon nap.A large proportion of pensioners sleep badly at night, ... Read more...

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Mild electric shocks could help ease your blues


October 12th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A device that emits a mild electric shock to your forehead nerves during sleep could help cure blues.The mobile phone sized gadget is wired up to two ... Read more...

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Snoring killing Oz women’s sex lives


October 7th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 7 (ANI): Sleeping with a snoring husband wipes of sex from the minds of Aussie women, who say that their partners' night time wheezing, gasping and snorting is choking their ... Read more...

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Montana Woman Uses Zucchini to Fight Off Bear


September 24th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday in Missoula County, Montana, a bear decided to try and enter the home of a woman who was heavily armed...with a zucchini.Just after midnight, ... Read more...

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How to give your baby a good night sleep


August 14th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Being emotionally available to babies' needs is the key to a good night sleep, suggests a new study.According to the study, it's not so important how much time ... Read more...

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Kelsey Grammer says that Father’s Day events didn’t break his marriage


July 6th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kelsey Grammer cleared the air that the recent Father’s Day was not the reason for the breakup of his marriage. He made it clear that ... Read more...

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Ten tips to being a better dad


June 19th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): As Father's Day hits its centennial Sunday, June 20, an American professor is offering men 10 valuable tips to become better dads.Professor Geoffrey Greif, of the University of ... Read more...

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Midnight snacking ups tooth loss risk


June 2nd, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Eating snacks in the middle of the night can increase the risk of tooth loss, regardless of the type of food that is eaten, experts have warned.The team ... Read more...

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Use of laptops and iPads before sleeping ‘ups insomnia risk’


May 17th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Using a laptop or an iPad just before going to bed can turn you into an insomniac, say American researchers.The scientists have discovered that devices that emit bright ... Read more...

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Centenarian’s tonic for long life - two whisky shots a day


May 5th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Ted Binge, a Briton who has just turned 100, believes that having whisky with breakfast and another glass at night for the past 82 years has helped him ... Read more...

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Secret behind 100-year-old Mr Binge’s long life: a glass of whisky every day!


May 5th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Centenarian Ted Binge, a former railwayman who lives in Armana House Care Centre in York with wife Irene, 91, swears a tot of whisky everyday is the secret ... Read more...

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iPad can cause insomnia because of its ‘backlit display’


April 29th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers say that Apple's iPad can cause insomnia because of its ‘backlit display’. The ULCA report said that the backlit display is the culprit, because the ... Read more...

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iPad Could Induce Insomnia, New Research Shows


April 29th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new study, the artificial light which is emitted from Apple's iPad, similar to that in a laptop, may give those who use the iPad ... Read more...

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Researchers Feel Apple iPad Can Induce Insomnia


April 29th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Apple iPad has got its share of detractors after its release who crib about its inability to multitask and lack of support for Flash content. ... Read more...

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Video game before bedtime ‘has mild effect on adolescent sleep’


April 15th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Playing a video game before bedtime has only a mild effect on the sleep of older male teens, a new study suggests.The study appears in the April 15 ... Read more...

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Hilton treats pets with bedtime snacks


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Socialite heiress Paris Hilton has revealed she treats her dogs to snacks before bed so they get a good night sleep. The star, who has several pet pooches, ... Read more...

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British couples’ irritating bedtime habits revealed


March 27th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): A new survey has revealed British couples' irritating bedtime habits.The biggest cause of complaint was the "tuck and roll", where a person holds on to the edge of ... Read more...

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