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Women tend to clam up when outnumbered


September 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Women tend to clam up when they are outnumbered by men, especially in group discussions to solve problems, suggests a new study."Women have something unique and ... Read more...

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Can you really work up an appetite?


September 13th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US scientists are challenging the popular notion that we can "work up an appetite" with vigorous exercise, saying it actually reduces a person's motivation for food.James ... Read more...

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Blogging de-stress new mothers


June 20th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) New mothers who read and write blogs are likely to be less stressed out, as they begin to feel more connected to their extended family ... Read more...

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Dads can ground kids in perseverance


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Fathers can show their adolescent children the way to perseverance and grounding in positive traits, new research says. Brigham Young University professors Laura Padilla-Walker and ... Read more...

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Bestselling teen novels bristle with swear words


May 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Bestselling authors of teen literature often have their rich, attractive and popular characters spout swear words and profanities, a new study finds. Sarah Coyne, professor at ... Read more...

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7-hour sleep helps high school students do better


February 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) High school students seem to do better in studies when they have seven hours of sleep, rather than nine recommended by federal guidelines, a study reveals."We're ... Read more...

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Profanity in visual media spurs teen aggression


October 17th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) Profanity in the visual media is likely to increase aggression levels among teenagers, a new study says. Researchers examined the impact of profanity in the media, ... Read more...

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Popular music promotes sexual aggression


September 7th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Popular music promotes sexual aggression among adolescents, says a research. "Popular music can teach young men to be sexually aggressive and treat women as objects while ... Read more...

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Yoga popular at prestigious Brigham Young University


May 4th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 04 (ANI): Yoga seems to be very popular at Brigham Young University (BYU), a prestigious institute of USA sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS).Its ... Read more...

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Simple blood test can now predict premature birth risk


April 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Until now, there was no way to predict a woman's chance of giving birth prematurely.A simple blood test taken during the second trimester of a pregnancy can ... Read more...

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Wikipedia ‘a good source for political info’


April 15th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Wikipedia has become a reliable source for political information, according to a new study.Brigham Young University political scientist, who fact-checked biographical information and voting statistics, said his ... Read more...

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Interactive digital exercise games may help kids burn calories


March 8th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that middle school-aged children who participated in interactive digital gaming activities that feature player movement (exergaming), such as dancing or boxing, increased ... Read more...

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Here’s how being in love can keep you healthy


February 8th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Is love powerful enough to lower one's blood pressure, reduce depression and speed the healing of an injury? Well, science says, yes it is!"Our relationships help us cope ... Read more...

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Girls benefit from playing video games with parents


February 1st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers from Brigham Young University's School of Family Life have found that girls who play video games with a parent enjoy a number of advantages - the behave ... Read more...

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Girls who play video games behave better


February 1st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Girls who play video games behave better, feel more connected to families and have stronger mental health. Researchers from Brigham Young University focused on girls aged between 11 ... Read more...

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Couples who keep off sex before marriage are happier


December 28th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Couples who keep off sex before marriage have happier, more stable relationships and a more rewarding sex life. More than 2,000 married couples were questioned as part ... Read more...

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Want a happy marriage? Save sex for honeymoon


December 24th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Staying away from sex until after the wedding leads to happier marriages, said a study that was reported here.Postponing the joy of the wedding night results in better ... Read more...

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Why a whole orange is better for you


December 21st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers at the Brigham Young University are squeezing all the healthy compounds out of oranges to find the right mixture responsible for their age-old health benefits.The popular ... Read more...

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Christianity in Egypt started 200 years earlier than thought


November 30th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Utah, Nov 30 (ANI): Brigham Young University researchers have unearthed evidence that proves Christianity in Egypt started two centuries earlier than previously believed.The researchers were digging on the edge of the Fayum ... Read more...

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2,700-yr-old pyramid tomb with royal burials, jewels unearthed in Mexico


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A 2,700-year-old pyramid tomb containing royal burials and jewels was uncovered in Mexico by archaeologists from Brigham Young University.The tomb in Chiapa de Corzo, Mexico, could resolve ... Read more...

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Understanding efficacy of current drugs and paving way for new ones


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Institute of Molecular Biophysics at Florida State University and researchers at Brigham Young University in Utah are close to ... Read more...

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Socially active live longer than loners


September 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Your friends might help you live longer without your knowing it. A new study says that those surrounded by family and friends are 50 percent less likely to ... Read more...

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People with lots of friends live 3.7yrs longer than those who are isolated


September 14th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Sept 14 (ANI): Want a longer, healthier life? Well, the best medicine is the support of family and friends.That's the conclusion of a new U.S. study, which found that the ... Read more...

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Ancient Greeks ‘the first to spot Halley’s comet’


September 10th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Greeks in the 5th century BC were the first to spot the Halley's comet-an event that marked a turning point in the history of astronomy.According to ancient authors, ... Read more...

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Here’s what humans ate 10,000 years ago


August 24th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): If you thought the early locals ate only roots and berries for dinner, you may quite well be wrong. They dined quite lavishly too, according to findings of ... Read more...

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Sisters seem to shield siblings from blues, loneliness


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The presence of a sister - even younger - seems to shield 10 to 14-year-olds from depression and loneliness. A sister protected adolescents from feeling lonely, unloved, guilty, self-conscious ... Read more...

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Having a sister makes you less likely to feel down in the dumps


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Having a sister makes 10- to 14-year-olds a bit less likely to suffer depression - that's one of several intriguing findings from a new study.Brigham Young University professor ... Read more...

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Isolation as harmful as alcohol, 15 cigarettes a day


July 28th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 28 (IANS) People with close family and social ties have 50 percent more chances of living longer than those living isolated lives without friends, families or colleagues, says a ... Read more...

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Relationships ‘improve our odds of survival by 50pc’


July 28th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Friends and family are crucial in predicting our survival - in fact they can better our odds of living by 50 percent - says a new study.Brigham Young ... Read more...

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Customers overrate their ability to learn before purchase


July 21st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Consumers give up on using products because they underestimate their learning abilities, according to a new study.Authors Darron Billeter (Brigham Young University), Ajay Kalra (Rice University), and George ... Read more...

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Parenting style can prevent binge drinking in teens


June 24th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that parenting style is an important factor in preventing binge drinking amongst teens.According to a new Brigham Young University study of 5,000 adolescents ... Read more...

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Parenting style can prevent heavy drinking


June 24th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Parenting style strongly and directly affects teenagers when it comes to heavy drinking -- defined as having five or more drinks in a row, says a new Brigham ... Read more...

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Religious teens less likely to consume marijuana


June 24th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Religiosity makes teens half as likely to use marijuana, says a study."Some may think this is an obvious finding, but research and expert opinion on this issue have ... Read more...

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How to alleviate muscle cramps


June 19th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new research done by a North Dakota State University professor has shed light on how to alleviate muscle cramps.Kevin C. Miller, certified athletic trainer and assistant ... Read more...

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Mystery of million mummies buried near Snefu’s Seila pyramid


June 14th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, June 14 (ANI): Researchers from Brigham Young University, in Utah, are trying to find why a million mummies are buried near Pharaoh Snefru 's Seila pyramid.About 4,600 years ago, Snefru initiated ... Read more...

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