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Obese and overweight women, kids think they weigh less


March 24th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new study has found that overweight and obese mothers and their children think they weigh less than their actual weight.In the study of women and children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Italian Vogue editor blames Facebook for eating disorders among girls


March 19th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 19 (ANI): Editor in chief of Vogue Italia, Franca Sozzani, is reportedly launching a petition to shut down pro-anorexia websites that encourage unhealthy eating habits among young people.Sozzani ... Read more...

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“Glee” Pays Tribute To “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” In Its Latest Episode


October 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The musical comedy television drama "Glee" aired on Fox last night and the interesting episode saw the cast members of the series paying tribute to the ... Read more...

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Arny’s daughter pens first book


October 15th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Arnold Schwarzenegger's daughter is all set to leave the nest with her first book.The 20-year-old USC Communications student has decided to use her famous name to promote ... Read more...

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Hollywood’s ’size zero’ fad inspiring teen girls to turn to ‘killer diets’


October 14th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Teenaged Brit girls are so obsessed with celebrities' size zero figures that they're surviving on just one meal a day in a bid to copy them.A Schools ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One in 10 teenage girls ‘lives on one meal a day’


October 13th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 13 (ANI): Many teenage girls skip up to two meals a day thinking they are overweight, a new poll has revealed.The survey conducted by the Schools Health Education Unit, found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Virtual strip searches on US airports may be shelved soon


June 7th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): The US Transportation Security Agency's plans to use "virtual strip searches" at airport checkpoints may be discontinued soon.On Thursday, the US House of Representatives approved legislation that curbs ... Read more...

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Privacy activists condemn ‘virtual strip search’ security system at airport


May 19th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Privacy activists are planning to call for a ban on the use of whole-body imaging, the airport security technology that they say performs 'a virtual strip search' and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hathaway praises Johansson, Knowles curvy figures


January 24th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway has hailed Scarlett Johansson and Beyonce Knowles for projecting healthy body images and being good role models for youngsters.The Devil Wears Prada star ... Read more...

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Johansson, Knowles have good figures: Hathaway


January 24th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway has raved about Scarlett Johansson and Beyonce Knowles for their curvy figures and praised the pair as good role models for youngsters.“The Devil Wears ... Read more...

Posted in World |

EU airports to use ‘naked’ body scanners by 2010


October 1st, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Two years from now when you enter any airport in the European Union (EU), you'll be surprised to find they no longer search you physically. Instead, they will ... Read more...

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A laptop that looks into your heart


March 25th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by admin
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) An Indian medical technology firm has configured a laptop that can do a heart scan, abdomen scan and even a pregnancy test while retaining ... Read more...

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