behavioural change

Sports effective tool for change in gender issues: Study

May 30th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Sensitising young athletes and their coaches about gender issues can be an effective tool for prevention of violence against women, according to a study by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Only 10 percent Indian villages fully sanitized: Jairam

March 19th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said that while only 10 percent of Indian villages have full sanitation coverage, the government is dedicated to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taliban prepared to withdraw ban on girls’ education in Afghanistan: Education Minister

January 14th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 14 (ANI): Afghanistan's Education Minister, Farooq Wardak, has claimed that the Taliban leadership is no longer against female education, and is prepared to withdraw its ban on girls' schools. ... Read more...

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Pheromones only a figment of imagination

December 6th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Pheromones are just a figment of imagination, not the hidden key to attracting the opposite sex as popularly believed.Richard Doty at the Penn State University's School of Medicine ... Read more...

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New ways to make patients embrace lifestyle changes to lower heart disease risk

July 13th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A combination of counselling, extended follow-up with a healthcare provider and self-monitoring of diet and exercise, is the most effective way to help patients embrace lifestyle changes that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some species are unable to adapt to climate change due to their genes

September 4th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): A new study has determined that species living in restricted environments such as the tropics may lack adequate variation in their genes and be unable to adapt to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WHO against school closure to curb swine flu spread

August 18th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Asking sick students to remain at home is more effective than closing schools to curb the swine flu spread, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said here ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover biochemical pathway to block worst fears

March 25th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Are distressing memories of the past haunting you? Well, then researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have found a biochemical pathway that can block your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Teen brains different from those of adults, children’

March 30th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 30 (IANS) Changes in the brain during adolescence impact cognition, emotion and behaviour - and makes the teen brain rather unique and more open to taking risks, a new ... Read more...

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