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Recalling an event alters details


September 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Every time you remember an event from the past, your brain networks change in ways that can alter the later recall of the event, says a ... Read more...

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‘Jack Ryan different from other spy characters’


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Chris Pine says his role in upcoming action thriller "Jack Ryan" is different than other spy characters.The 32-year-old, will be playing the lead role ... Read more...

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Stevie Wonder not keen on drugs


September 1st, 2012 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Singer Stevie Wonder prefers to stay away from drugs because of a bad past experience. He says he felt he'd "lost part of his brain" when ... Read more...

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Lily Allen has forgotten how to walk in heels


August 30th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen says she has struggled to get back into her high heel shoes since becoming a mother to Ethel Mary and becoming pregnant for ... Read more...

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Polar bear dies from zebra virus


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a ... Read more...

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Acting in English movies tough for Cruz


August 14th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz finds acting in English movies difficult because she has to constantly think about dialogues."There is a part of your brain that has ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh passes away (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died here Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 67.Deshmukh passed away around 2 p.m., sources at ... Read more...

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Sienna Miller gushes about her newborn


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Sienna Miller says her newborn daughter Marlowe is very cute and the actress doesn't budge from her at any point.The 30-year-old actress and her ... Read more...

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BJP plans brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6


July 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6, a party leader said Sunday.Laxmikant Bajpayi, state BJP president, ... Read more...

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Usher’s stepson laid to rest


July 28th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 28 (IANS) Singer Usher's 11-year-old stepson Kile, who passed away following a jet ski accident, was laid to rest in Atlanta.According to tmz.com, Usher was present at ... Read more...

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Brain sees men and women differently: Study


July 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Our brains process images differently depending on which gender we are looking at - regardless of whether we are men or women, a study has found.The ... Read more...

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Two apples a day keep heart diseases away


July 26th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Just two apples a day could help protect women against heart disease by cutting their cholesterol levels, according to study.Scientists found that apples significantly lowered blood ... Read more...

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Too much light at night causes depression


July 24th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Sleeping in a room with too much light can cause depression, experts claim.Even just the glow from leaving the television on while you sleep can be ... Read more...

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Indonesian toddler’s head is three times normal size


July 24th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A toddler in Indonesia is suffering from a rare disease that has left her head inflated three times the size of an average adult's, the Daily ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Rice happy to focus on preparation


July 24th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice has a lot to live up to in London following her performance in the Beijing Olympics where she won three gold medals ... Read more...

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Usher’s injured stepson dead


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 22 (IANS) Singer Usher's 11-year-old stepson Kile Glover, who suffered critical injuries two weeks ago in a ski-jet accident, has died.Kile Glover was Usher's ex-wife Tameka ... Read more...

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Usher’s ex-wife cannot afford life support system


July 16th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond will soon be forced to take off her 11-year-old son Kyle Glover from the life support system as the insurance ... Read more...

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For Usher, son matters a lot


July 12th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) American singer Usher has put aside his messy divorce with Tameka Raymond and has been praying for his stepson Kyle Glover who was hit by ... Read more...

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Dara Singh critical, MRI shows damage to brain


July 11th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh's condition continues to be very critical. He is undergoing dialysis at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here and doctors say there has ... Read more...

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Usher’s stepson is declared brain-dead after a jet-ski tragedy


July 10th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Usher’s step son Kyle Glover had a jet-ski accident which has left him brain-dead. He is the son of Usher’s former wife Tameka Foster.The tragic accident ... Read more...

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‘Don’t teach maths or physics to kids on Thursdays’


June 29th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS) Schools should not teach difficult subjects like mathematics and physics to children on Thursdays because it was "the hardest day of the week", Russia's chief ... Read more...

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A jab now to help quit smoking


June 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) A "genetic vaccine" will halt nicotine cravings and could even be used to stop children starting the habit, say experts.Just one jab could provide life-long protection ... Read more...

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High court refuses to cancel Jagan aide’s bail (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday dismissed a petition by the CBI to set aside a lower court order which granted bail to Vijay Sai Reddy, ... Read more...

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Diet pill could help beat obesity


June 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A diet pill aimed at curbing fat people's appetites could soon be a reality, Daily Mail reported.The pill would not only shrink waist lines but also ... Read more...

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Why optimists usually win


June 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Thinking positively about something really might make it happen, experts say.Simply anticipating something good can gear up hidden circuits in the brain to drive you towards ... Read more...

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Double-arm transplant performed in Mexico


June 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) A 52-year-old Mexican man who lost his arms in a 2011 electrical accident became the first patient in Latin America to receive a double-arm transplant.Surgeons ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why we should all be walking backwards for our health (The Funny Side - IANS has introduced a weekly column by Hong Kong-based humour writer Nury Vittachi)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Want to get ahead? Just back up. The ancient Chinese tradition of walking backwards for health is spreading like wildfire around the world. More than 20 countries have set up ... Read more...

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Simon is past, says Cheryl Cole


June 1st, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole says she doesn't think about talent show boss Simon Cowell any more.The 28-year-old, who enjoyed a successful few years as a judge on ... Read more...

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Eye operation helps blind Briton to see


May 4th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A 54-year-old Briton, who has been blind for 20 years, was able to see a sudden pulsating light in his left eye after doctors implanted a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mad cow case detected in US


April 25th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The US authorities have detected a case of mad cow disease, the nation's fourth, in a dairy cow in the state of California.The carcass was shifted ... Read more...

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Former Paraguay striker Cabanas returns to football


April 16th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 16 (IANS) Former Paraguay striker Salvador Cabanas returned to competitive football after being shot in the head more than two years ago.Cabanas, 31, played 41 minutes ... Read more...

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Multi-tasking good for brain


April 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Juggling too much technology at once - such as texting or browsing online while watching TV - is said to make you less efficient. But researchers ... Read more...

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Battered by father, Bangalore baby dies (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old Bangalore girl who was battered by her own father as he wanted a son, died Wednesday after battling for life for several days, ... Read more...

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Man divorces wife over breast enhancement


April 7th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) A man in China has divorced his wife for using a breast enhancement gel while blaming her steroid injections for causing their daughter's cerebral palsy, a ... Read more...

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Chinese man to sue for son’s paralysis


April 5th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) A man is preparing to sue the Chinese government for failing to provide information about emissions from an incineration factory which he said paralyzed his son's ... Read more...

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