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Having desserts for breakfast good for slimming


February 8th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 8 (IANS) Those with a weakness for sweets can now include cookies and cake in a 600 calorie breakfast menu with some proteins and carbs to shed ... Read more...

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Eye contact helps detect autism


January 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Unusual patterns of eye contact could help detect developing autism symptoms in babies just six months old, reveals a study. La Trobe University psychologist Kristelle Hudry, ... Read more...

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Violent video games affect emotional control


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Playing violent video games even for a week could alter brain regions bearing on cognitive function and emotional control in young male adults, reveals a study.These ... Read more...

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Twitter as a lifesaver?


November 13th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Twitter could become a new mode of saving lives by providing vital information about health-related matters to its growing number of users.Researchers who studied tweets on ... Read more...

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Our brains have a ‘rich club’ too


November 6th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Our brains have regions that are "rich" - or highly connected to other parts of the brain - and other parts are subservient to this 'Rich ... Read more...

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Bees could hold the key to dementia


March 24th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) A Norwegian scientist has successfully reversed the aging process in bee brain, which may have a bearing on dementia."We accept that as we age, our health ... Read more...

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Why autism is more prevalent in boys


September 16th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Sept 16 (ANI): A new study provides further clues as to why boys are far more likely than girls to be diagnosed with autismThe new research from the Centre for Addiction ... Read more...

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Cannabis users could be on a fast-track to dementia


June 10th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): A new research undertaken at the University of Wollongong has shown that Australians rank among the world's highest cannabis users and they could be on a fast-track to ... Read more...

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Stimulating brain’s pleasure centre may help treat depression


January 27th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists at the University Hospital in Bonn, Germany have devised a novel way to treat depression when traditional treatments fail to offer relief.Lead researcher Bettina H. Bewernick is ... Read more...

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Meditation is the best stress-buster for college students


February 25th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Students who meditate are better off when it comes to dealing with stress in college, according to a new research at American University. The study pointed out that ... Read more...

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Gene mutation may be underlying cause of schizophrenia


March 28th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Washington and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories have found a link between genetic errors and schizophrenia.Schizophrenia is a debilitating psychiatric disorder in which ... Read more...

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Link between brain functioning, addiction disorder risk identified


March 5th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has found a link between brain functioning and the risk of developing a substance-use disorder (SUD).For the study, the team of researchers led by ... Read more...

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Scientists offer new approach in studying mood disorders


February 26th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Researchers from Indiana have proposed a new approach in identifying blood biomarkers resulting in mood disorders.During the study, the team measured whole-genome gene expression differences in blood samples ... Read more...

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