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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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British lab growing human body parts


May 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) British experts are growing human body parts like nose and ears in laboratory, Daily Mail reported Sunday."This is a nose we're growing for a patient next ... Read more...

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‘Remove TV from kids’ rooms to tackle obesity’


April 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) British experts have advised parents to remove televisions from children's bedrooms in a bid to combat record obesity rates being observed among youngsters.According to academics involved ... Read more...

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Babies born early may have poor health


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Babies born a few weeks early have a higher risk of poor health than those born later, a study suggests.The earlier a baby is born, the ... Read more...

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Beer may turn dear in drought-hit Britain


February 27th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) British experts have warned about the possibility of beer prices soaring if drought-hit areas in the country failed to receive showers soon.According to the British Beer ... Read more...

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Teenage obesity raises cancer risk


June 16th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Men who were overweight or obese as teenagers are more likely to die from cancer in later life, says a study.Even losing weight during middle age ... Read more...

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Fish pedicure could spread infection and disease, warn experts


February 28th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): The latest beauty craze-fish pedicures-offered in salons and spas across the world have raised serious health concerns.British experts are worried that the trend that is sweeping the ... Read more...

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Struggling with yo-yo diet? Key protein could end your weight woes soon


February 24th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Scientists claim they have discovered a key protein that signals whether you will be more vulnerable to weight gain after coming off a diet.Yo-yo dieters constantly grapple with ... Read more...

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New laser weapon to defend ships from pirates


January 9th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): British experts have come up with a weapon that has the ability to dazzle pirates on the high seas.BAE Systems, Farnborough, has developed a non-lethal, long-range laser ... Read more...

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Coming soon: pee-on mobile chip to predict STD


November 9th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 9 (ANI): Doctors and scientists in Britain have claimed that people can soon diagnose sexually-transmitted diseases (STD) by urinating on a computer chip, plugging it into their cell phones or ... Read more...

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Britain, France agree on joint nuclear weapons tests


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Britain and France will sign an agreement for joint development and testing of nuclear weapons, the BBC reported Tuesday.According to the agreement, one centre will be set ... Read more...

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Each of us carries up to 100 of the genes linked to cancer, diabetes: Study


October 28th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has found that each of us carries up to 100 of the genes responsible for diseases such as cancer and diabetes.According to a 'catalogue' ... Read more...

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Humans carry 100 genes linked to cancer, diabetes


October 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) All of us are carrying up to 100 genes responsible for cancer and diabetes and around 300 genes which are too flawed to work.Hundreds of researchers from across ... Read more...

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New telescope to search for aliens


June 9th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): British astronomers have developed a telescope that will be used to search for life in other solar systems.The universities of Portsmouth, Oxford and Southampton have collaborated with other ... Read more...

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A few tips to keep your hair healthy with age


April 28th, 2010 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Wondering how to keep your hair healthy and shiny despite growing age? British experts have dished out some simple ways that can help reverse the damage.According to ... Read more...

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Young infertile men more prone to have prostate cancer


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A new study has revealed that young men who are infertile are at two-fold risk of developing prostate cancer in later life. The study involving more than 20,000 men ... Read more...

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Dolphins don’t like to swim with humans: Study


March 18th, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Though humans wouldn't miss a chance to swim with dolphins, the aquatic mammals don't return the sentiment. British experts have found that dolphins suffer at the hands of tourists ... Read more...

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Brits looking to Haryana for key to tackling Alzheimer’s


February 5th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 5 (IANS) The small town of Ballabgarh in Haryana has become the focus of a major international medical probe after figures this week showed more Britons than ... Read more...

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‘Safe’ cocaine a myth: Brit experts


January 13th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): British experts have warned that the belief in cocaine being a 'safe party drug' is nothing but a myth, as a study has shown that the drug is ... Read more...

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Thiruvananthapuram gets world’s first training centre for MRCP


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 22 (IANS) The world's first training centre for British post-graduate diploma MRCP, which enables medical graduates to go for the coveted membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, has been ... Read more...

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New Alternate-Day diet ‘can help you lose weight, live longer’


November 25th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 25 (ANI): Forget tedious exercise routine and counting on calories, a simple Alternate-Day diet regime could offer significant health benefits and make you live longer.The principle behind Alternate-Day diet a.k.a. ... Read more...

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Memory test may help spot pre-dementia


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Memory and language tests can diagnose 'hidden' early dementia, according to British experts.While most dementias are missed for years as the symptoms are not clear until considerable brain ... Read more...

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Britain to help Pak establish MI5-like network


October 2nd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 2 (ANI): Britain will assist Pakistan to set up a counter-intelligence agency on the line of British secret service, MI5.BBC's Richard Watson quoted senior British and Pakistani counter-terrorism officials ... Read more...

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Top tennis players better than others at seeing objects drawing near at high speeds


September 12th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Top tennis players like Roger Federer are simply better in certain visual perception skills than others, and they are very fast at creating an internal simulation of ... Read more...

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Too much noise linked to heart attack, high BP risk


July 11th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Too much exposure to noise can increase the risk heart attacks and high blood pressure problems, according to an official report.British experts call the problem "serious", and say ... Read more...

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Future robotic staff to work with single brain that jumps from one bot to another


June 4th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): British experts at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield believe that it may be possible to make it less time-consuming and demanding to control a whole staff of ... Read more...

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Mouth ulcer gels unsafe for kids, say experts


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Children under the age of 16 should not be given mouth ulcer and teething treatments containing salicylate salts, British experts have warned.The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency ... Read more...

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English astronomer beat Galileo in viewing moon through a telescope, experts claim


January 14th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): 400-year-old set of moon maps have led experts to claim that their creator - Thomas Harriot - beat Galileo to become the first man to view the ... Read more...

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Purple squirrel leaves British experts baffled


December 22nd, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A purple squirrel, spotted by pupils and staff at a British school, has baffled experts because they don''t seem to find any explanation for the ''unusual'' colour ... Read more...

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Listening to music can improve heart health


December 21st, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Listening to music can lower cholesterol levels and improve heart health, according to a new study.During their study, researchers at Maryland University found that if a patient ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda could be behind Mumbai strikes: British experts


November 27th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) British counter-terrorism experts say the terror attacks at prominent landmarks in Mumbai which have left at least 101 people dead and over 250 injured have "all the hallmarks" ... Read more...

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What rubbish, it’s money down the drain!


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:39 am ICT by admin
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Rubbish is not rubbish, it's just money being thrown away, says Colin Drummond, an entrepreneur from Britain who made his millions managing waste and generating ... Read more...

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I know my daughter’s killer: Scarlett’s mother


May 5th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (IANS) The mother of British teenager Scarlett Keeling who was raped and murdered in Goa says she knows the identity of one of her daughter's killers, a newspaper reported ... Read more...

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Britain to send experts to help peace talks in Philippines


May 3rd, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, May 3 (DPA) Britain will send experts to the Philippines to advise government and Muslim rebel negotiators on key issues like disarmament in a bid to move forward stalled peace talks, ... Read more...

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Scarlette Keeling’s mother returns to India


April 26th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by admin
London, April 26 (IANS) Murdered British teenager Scarlette Keeling's mother is returning to India Saturday to find out why the 15-year-old's internal organs were removed during autopsy. The body of Scarlette, who ... Read more...

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