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Cole desperate for kids


September 13th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is said to be worried about her biological clock and feels that she is running out of time to start a family.The 29-year-old ... Read more...

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Biochemical to treat diabetes discovered


July 16th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a biochemical that shows a completely new and promising direction for the development of drugs to treat type-2 diabetes.Scientists had long ... Read more...

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Going against body clock paves way to obesity


May 11th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 11 (IANS) The mismatch between the body's internal clock and our daily schedules not only make us sleepy, but it also contributes to the growing tide of obesity, ... Read more...

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Upsetting bio-clocks causes brain degeneration, early death


January 11th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Upsetting circadian rhythms, the bio-clocks found in animals and humans, can cause brain degeneration, loss of motor function and premature death. Until this finding, it wasn't ... Read more...

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Discovery to help minimise drugs’ side-effects


December 21st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) A missing link between the body's bio-clock and sugar metabolism may help avoid the serious side-effects of drugs used in treating asthma, allergies and arthritis, reveals ... Read more...

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U.S. Daylight Savings time change for 2011


November 5th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daylight Saving Time in the United States will end on Sunday (6th of November 2011); a week after the rest of the world turned their clocks ... Read more...

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Indian-American identifies ‘wake-up’ gene


September 30th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Wonder why you wake up in the morning effortlessly, even without the shrill alarm? A team led by Indian-American scientist, Satchidananda Panda, has identified a new ... Read more...

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Tweaking plants’ bio-clock can revolutionise food output


September 4th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Tweaking the biological clock of plants could make global food shortages a thing of the past. "Farmers are limited by the seasons, but by understanding the ... Read more...

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Active lifestyle can help improve decision-making


August 1st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) A more active lifestyle seems to be the best way to help us improve our decision-making based on what we hear, says a study. Ray Hull, ... Read more...

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Blame not wife, but her sleep clock


May 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Women who say they are just too tired for sex may be stating the truth, not just fibbing. They run on a different biological sleep clock ... Read more...

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Chronic depression linked to accelerated immune cell aging


April 6th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06 (ANI): A new UCSF-led study has found that certain cases of major depression are associated with premature aging of immune cells.The findings indicate that accelerated cell aging does not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz women warned not to put motherhood on ice


February 27th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 27 (ANI): An increasing number of women are choosing to freeze their eggs for social reasons in the hope they will be able to have a child when they are ... Read more...

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Biological clock ticks slower for female birds that pick right mates


January 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study claims that choosing the right mates can slow down the ticking of biological clocks in some females birds.Josh Auld of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Turning 30!!! Review: A Mixed Feeling!


January 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Turning 30!!!Cast: Gul Panag, Rurab Kohli, Siddharth Makkar, Tillotama ShomeDirector: Alankrita ShrivastavaRating: **Naina (Gul Panang) has her life in full throttle but just a few days before she turns ... Read more...

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Is Your Biological Clock Ticking?


January 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Feeling fatigues for no reason? Getting subjected to mood swings? Becoming irritable for every single reason that had never got into your nerves until a few ... Read more...

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Alyssa Sutherland ‘does not like kids’


January 8th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 08 (ANI): Alyssa Sutherland is in no hurry to start a family with fiance Laurence Shanet because she does not like kids.The 28-year-old Aussie supermodel told Madison she did not ... Read more...

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Jet lag pill that slows down body clock to help you ‘catch up’ 1 step closer


December 15th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists are one step closer to developing a jet lag pill that could relieve millions of long-haul passengers from sleepless nights and mid-afternoon drowsiness.Using automated screening techniques developed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human Biological Clocks Depends On The Season You Are Born In


December 7th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new scientific study has revealed that depending on which season a child is born, his or her biological clock functions. It says that the weather ... Read more...

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Why babies born in summer have sunnier dispositions


December 6th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): The season in which a baby is born can have a dramatic effect on their biological clocks function, according to a new study.The study conducted on mice might ... Read more...

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Oz women increasingly putting off motherhood until their late 30s


November 24th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): A new report has revealed that Australian women are increasingly putting off motherhood until well into their 30s because of economic pressures and technology that helps to slow ... Read more...

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How body clock synchronizes to day and night cycle


November 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): French researchers have unveiled a mechanism that explains how biological clock works in sync with the day and night cycle despite large fluctuations in light intensity during the ... Read more...

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Unlike us, honeybees don’t have trouble rescheduling biological clocks


October 14th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has shown that unlike humans, honeybees, when thrown into highly time-altered new societal roles, are able to alter ... Read more...

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Poor biological clock could lead to diabetes, obesity


September 20th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): UC San Diego biologists have discovered biological clocks of mammals are related to development of obesity and diabetes.It also raises the possibility that some of the rise in ... Read more...

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Breakthrough fertility technique could herald end of ‘biological clock’


September 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A new fertility technique could herald the end of the 'biological clock - by allowing women to have babies well into their 50s and 60s.The treatment, to ... Read more...

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Owl monkey only primate to exhibit ‘early birds’ and ‘night owls’ behaviour


September 4th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): University of Pennsylvania anthropologists have shown that in Azaro's owl monkeys, temperature and light are just as important environmental factors as the circadian rhythm that regulates periods of ... Read more...

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More evidence that light at night ups cancer risk


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): A new study has found an additional link between Light At Night (LAN) and cancer.Previous studies have shown that living in areas that have more night-time illumination make ... Read more...

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No hurry to start a family: Leonardo


July 17th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who is dating model Bar Rafaeli, says he wants to start a family but has "a few more" years as his "biological clock ... Read more...

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Women enjoy best sex at 40


July 8th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Women have higher sex drives in their thirties and early forties than in their younger years because they fear their "biological clock" is ticking. A study showed that despite ... Read more...

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Women experience best sex as they approach 40


July 7th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Women enjoy better sex in their thirties and early forties than in their younger years because they fear their "biological clock" is ticking, according to researchers.As study showed ... Read more...

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Watch World Cup, but take precautions: Docs to fans


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) As the country's soccer crazy fans get hooked to the FIFA World Cup, medical practitioners have cautioned that a balanced diet and adequate sleep are a ... Read more...

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Genes that regulate sleeping and feeding identified


June 11th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified two genes in a fruit fly Drosophila that regulate sleeping and feeding.The study conducted by scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and ... Read more...

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Resetting biological clock may stop breast cancer in its tracks


April 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Scientists have found that a form of the element selenium, which is found in tiny amounts in people's diets, can help reset a cell's biological clock after it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Excessive alcohol consumption linked to increased cancer risk


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A new study has linked excessive alcohol consumption to an increased risk of cancer.Scientists have detected a link between alcohol consumption, cancer and aging that starts at the ... Read more...

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Excessive alcohol intake may increase cancer risk


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Excessive alcohol intake may increase the risk of cancer and even lead to premature aging, research shows. This is due to shortening of telomeres, a region of DNA sequences ... Read more...

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‘Biological clock’ key to longer life


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A not-so-good night's sleep could reduce your ability to handle oxidative stress, cause impacts to your health, speed aging and ultimately cut short your life.In a study based ... Read more...

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