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Scientists salvage humble bread’s reputation


September 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have rubbished decades of bad publicity directed at the humble bread for allegedly causing a host of complaints such as fatigue, stomach ache, bloating and ... Read more...

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Daily cup of coffee adds 4.5 kg to weight annually


August 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A daily cup of latte coffee can add around 4.5 kg (10 pounds) to your weight a year, British experts have warned.The boom in high-street coffee ... Read more...

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Week long break gives just three days rest because it takes four days to switch off


June 15th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new research, people who go on holiday for just a week, only get three days rest, as it takes four days to switch off ... Read more...

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One in eight British adults dies of alcohol


May 17th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) One in eight deaths of British adults under the age of 64 is caused due to alcohol, an international conference on tackling problem drinking has been ... Read more...

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Internet addiction overwhelming British adults


March 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Britain is rapidly turning into a nation of internet addicts, with the country's adults spending over 15 hours a week staying online, a figure up by ... Read more...

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‘Couples kiss most between 1st and 2nd anniversaries’


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) If you are a newly married couple, here's some food for thought: a study has found couples kiss the most -- 31 times a week -- ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Britain has more mobile phones than people


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The number of active mobile phones in Britain has now reached 76.4 million -- more than the country's population of 61.9 million, says a report by ... Read more...

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Couple to lose kids for obesity in Scotland


September 4th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Four obese children in Britain are likely to be permanently removed from their family by social workers after it was found that their parents failed to ... Read more...

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Computers replacing dogs’ place in your life


July 27th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Personal computers are fast taking over the place of human beings' long time best friend, the family dog, a British study has found.Researchers have found just ... Read more...

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Go vegetarian to ward off bowel disorder


July 20th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) A vegetarian diet seems to stave off common bowel disorder, characterised by cramps, gas, feeling of fulness, bouts of constipation or diarrhoea, say researchers. The disorder, ... Read more...

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Aversion to milk products exists only in mind


May 9th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Aversion to milk products may have no real basis but exists only in the mind. Such people may be labouring under stress, anxiety or depression. The ... Read more...

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4 in 10 Brits think getting drunk abroad is a British characteristic


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Twenty-eight percent of people in the UK believe that getting drunk abroad is a British attribute, a new survey has revealed.The Opinium Research, which surveyed 2,012 British adults, ... Read more...

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Half of Brits ‘would erase all personal data online over reputation fear’


April 19th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A survey by security firm Norton has revealed that more than half of British adults are so concerned about their online reputation that they would erase everything they ... Read more...

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Study finds that most adults in UK have trouble with stairs & are ‘unfit’


April 1st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has found that most Brit adults could be described as “unfit” because they can barely make it up the stairs.The study aimed at finding how ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

11m Brit adults ‘have seen ghost’


March 4th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A quarter of British adults - more than 11million people - claim to have had an experience with a ghost, according to a new survey.In the 1950s, ... Read more...

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Pressures of modern life make it hard for Brits to find time for everything


February 7th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A survey has found that more than half of the UK adult population feel they are unable to balance work, health, relationships and aspirations due to the pressures ... Read more...

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Over 500,000 British adults did not work under Labour regime


January 27th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): Over half-a-million British adults and a quarter of a million children failed to find work when the Labour Party was in power, official figures have revealed.According to The ... Read more...

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Brits rejecting mournful funerals in favour of pop songs


January 24th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A new study has found that Britons are turning away from traditional funerals in favour of "celebrations" featuring favourite pop songs, football teams and hobbies.Research by The ... Read more...

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Wearing glasses ‘can boost your job prospects’


January 4th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Wondering what is the sure-shot way to get a job? Well, wearing you glasses to the interview might help, suggests a new UK study.The research has found that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

British adults tell on average three lies a day


January 4th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) An adult in Britain tells on an average three lies a day, including lying about how many people they have had sex with, a survey has found.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Its official: First-born kids do hog families’ photo albums!


November 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A British survey has found that when it comes to favourites, the first child is always the one whose picture is taken the most of.The survey of 1,413 ... Read more...

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1 in 10 Brits sleep with someone they met on Internet


November 16th, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A survey has found that 11 percent adult Britons have slept with somebody whom they met on Facebook. What is more, nearly fifty percent of British adults ... Read more...

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More than a fifth of young Britons think pregnancy lasts a year!


October 7th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): A survey has found that young Britons are totally clueless when it comes to childbirth.The survey found that more than 20 percent of 18 to 25-year-olds thought a ... Read more...

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40pc of Brits prefer their mums’ home cooking to anyone else’s


August 31st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 31 (ANI): Britons feel that their mother knows best when it comes to the kitchen, reveals a new survey.Given the choice, 40 per cent of Britons would choose their mother's ... Read more...

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Britons ’stay longer with banks than spouses’!


August 21st, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Britons have longer committed relationships with their banks than their spouses, revealed a new research.The average length of the nation's longest relationship is 14 years compared with 16.5 ... Read more...

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Britons more loyal to banks than spouses


August 21st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Britons are more faithful to their banks than to their partners, a survey has found. The average length of the country's relationship is 14 years while Britons spend nearly ... Read more...

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Over a third of Brit adults still take their teddy to bed


August 16th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): One third of Brit adults still sleep with a teddy bear, revealed a new research.The survey of 6,000 British adults, carried out by Hotel chain Travelodge, found that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Every Chinese takeaway is equal to a glass of lard


August 6th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): If you are one of those who count the calories you eat, Chinese takeaway is certainly not your bet.A recent research has revealed that a regular Chinese takeaway ... Read more...

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Bad habits can age you by 12 years


April 27th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr date (THAINDIAN NEWS) Latest research has revealed that bad habits such as smoking, too much drinking, inactivity and poor diet can age a person by 12 years. The research ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Overworked Brits prefer Facebooking to sex


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A new survey has found that overworked Britons would rather check their email and update their Facebook than have sex.In the poll of British adults' favourite bedroom ... Read more...

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Alcohol consumption linked to ‘pound a month’ weight gain: UK study


December 1st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Alcohol consumption could lead to 'pound a month' weight gain if a new study on Brits is anything to go by.The study, which coincides with the launch of ... Read more...

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Average Brit adult has indirectly slept with 2.8m people!


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): The average British adult has indirectly slept with 2.8 million people, according to a new research.To reach the conclusion, an online calculator, that allows people to work out ... Read more...

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Stay-at-home parents ‘most stressed workers’


September 12th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): Parents who stay at home and look after the household are the most stressed out, a new UK study claims.According to a research conducted by Mindlab Organisation, mothers ... Read more...

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Bangers and mash is Brits’ most popular comfort food amid recession


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Bangers and mash is Britons' most popular food for comfort eating as they battle the ongoing recession, according to a new survey.According to the survey commissioned by TV ... Read more...

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7 out of 10 Brits believe Susan Boyle shouldn’t have performed on BGT


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): More than seven in ten British adults believe that super singer Susan Boyle should never have been allowed to perform on Britain's Got Talent, says a survey.According to ... Read more...

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