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Omega-3 fatty acid boosts brainpower


June 29th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 29 (IANS) An Omega-3 fatty acid called DHA in fish boosts our memory and brainpower, says a study.Principal investigator Yves Sauve and his team from the University of ... Read more...

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‘Beetroot boosts runners’ speed, stamina’


April 26th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Beetroot seems to boost the speed and stamina of runners because of the presence of high levels of performance-enhancing chemicals called nitrates, says a study at ... Read more...

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Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

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Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

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Go for layering in winter, suggests Dannii Minogue


January 7th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) For all those with wardrobe woes in winters, Australian singer Dannii Minogue suggests layering is the way!The 40-year-old star says the technique will not just "boost ... Read more...

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Bit of gossip might do you world of good


December 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) A bit of gossip could do you a world of good, easing stress and anxiety, besides boosting positive hormones. A friend's marriage on the verge of ... Read more...

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Eating fish powers brain


October 25th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Eating fish, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, boosts blood flow to the brain and improves its performance.New research shows it can also quicken reaction ... Read more...

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Australia to boost diplomatic presence in China


October 20th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Oct 20 (IANS) Australia will boost its diplomatic presence in China, a senior official said Thursday.Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Secretary Dennis Richardson said Australia's representation ... Read more...

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Exercise at work boosts output


September 8th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Devoting time to physical activity at the workplace seems to lead to higher productivity. A study shows that it is possible to use work time for ... Read more...

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Like your morning cigarette? You’re at greater risk!


August 8th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Smokers who are inclined to take a few puffs soon after waking up may face an increased risk of developing lung, head and neck cancers than ... Read more...

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Why a class of diabetes drugs boosts weight gain


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Researchers have determined why a certain class of diabetes drugs boost weight gain and have found that the molecular system involved (PPAR-gamma found in the brain) is also ... Read more...

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Medical advance may allow women to freeze their eggs in 20s, have babies at 50


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): A new IVF breakthrough could allow women to have babies in middle age after freezing their eggs years before.Midland Fertility Services of Aldridge, near Walsall, developed a new ... Read more...

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A cup of tea boosts brain power


February 27th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) New research suggests that tea does bolster brain power, keeps fatigue at bay while helping you to solve crosswords faster. Researchers looked at the effect of key chemicals ... Read more...

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Drugs to treat age-related blindness


February 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Scientists have come up with new ways to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) -- the most prevalent type of blindness among the elderly -- after figuring out one ... Read more...

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Text messaging ‘boosts kids’ spelling skills’


January 21st, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Mobile phone text messaging can improve kids' spelling skills, a new research has suggested.Academics from Coventry University have claimed that the use of 'textisms' can improve literacy among ... Read more...

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Young Folks Crave Self-Esteem Even More Than Sexual Activities, As Per A New Psychological Study


January 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 12, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Young people crave to experience boosts to their self-esteem more than they desire even sexual activities and cash, as per a fresh study executed by ... Read more...

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For young people, sex and paychecks come after self-esteem


January 7th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that college students valued boosts to their self-esteem more than any other pleasant activity they were asked about, including sex, favorite foods, ... Read more...

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Remembering ancestors boosts chances of success


January 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Something as simple as thinking about your ancestors can boost your chances of success in examinations or job interviews.The so-called "ancestor effect" seems to work by reminding the ... Read more...

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Sugar-sweetened coffee could make your smarter


December 9th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Sugar-sweetened coffee may be the best way to prepare the brain for a busy day ahead, say scientists.Researchers at the University of Barcelona in Spain found that taking ... Read more...

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Sick kids have fewer friends: Study


December 8th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): Sick teens are more isolated than other kids, but they do not necessarily realize it and often think their friendships are stronger than they actually are, a new ... Read more...

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Sugar-sweetened coffee ‘boosts memory, attention span’


November 27th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Sugar-sweetened coffee may be the best way to prepare the brain for a busy day ahead, say scientists.Researchers at the University of Barcelona in Spain found that taking ... Read more...

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Talking with others in a friendly way improves mental function


October 31st, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested that talking with other people in a friendly way can make it easier to solve common problems.However, the new University of Michigan study ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan on ‘leave’ for ayurveda therapy


August 4th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) Kerala's Communist Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan has taken an official break from work to undergo a week-long ayurveda rejuvenation therapy. An official source said that for the next one ... Read more...

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Meditate boosts attention span


July 15th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Daily meditation not only gives us a peaceful life, it also boosts attention spans, says a new study.Katherine MacLean at the University of California Davis and her co-advisor, ... Read more...

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WC hero Psychic Paul boosts octopus consumption in Chinese restaurants!


July 14th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): Paul the psychic octopus is popular for different reasons these days, even though the World Cup is over.The octopus has boosted consumption of octopus in Chinese restaurants ... Read more...

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Experiencing different cultures boosts creativity


July 1st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Experiencing cultures different from one's own can enhance creativity, according to a new research.Three studies looked at students who had lived abroad and those who hadn't, testing them ... Read more...

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Women turn smarter during ovulation


June 30th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Women are at their smartest self when they are ovulating, according to a study.The study, led by Belinda Pletzer at the University of Salzburg, Austria, claimed that the ... Read more...

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Federer gets top seeding at Wimbledon ahead of Nadal


June 16th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (DPA) Roger Federer was Wednesday named as top seed as Wimbledon chose to over-rule the ATP rankings by placing the six-time champion on the top spot ahead of ... Read more...

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Resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket series important for world cricket: Miandad


June 14th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.14 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Javed Miandad, wants the resumption of bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan as soon as possible, which he believes was important to boost world ... Read more...

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Aditya finishes seventh


June 7th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lausitz (Germany), June 7 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel delivered a seventh place finish overall and third in the Pro Cup class in the second round of the Volkwagen Scirocco Cup car series ... Read more...

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Showing gratitude ‘boosts romance’


May 24th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 24 (ANI): US experts have suggested that showing gratitude for the 'little things' in relationships can boost feelings of happiness and romance.Researchers at the University of North Carolina say that ... Read more...

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Weight plays key role in kidney transplants


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) A new study led by French researchers has revealed that matching up the weight of donors and recipients boosts success in kidney transplants. During the study, researchers followed over ... Read more...

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New Study Shows Cheese Boosts Elderly’s Immune System


May 18th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new study which was reported by CNN News, eating cheese has been discovered to boost the immune system of the elderly. This discovery was ... Read more...

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Ferguson’s pep up talk boosts Man U’s title hopes


April 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Manchester United skipper Gary Neville has revealed how Sir Alex Ferguson boosted the morale of the team by making players believe that they can still win the ... Read more...

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Cameron boosts troops morale in Bahrain with Avatar screening


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Canadian film director James Cameron is said to have boosted the morale of U.S. troops in Bahrain by staging a special screening of 'Avatar' for them.Cameron, 55, along ... Read more...

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