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Mouth bugs may double pancreatic cancer risks: Study


September 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Oral bugs may double risks of pancreatic cancer, an extremely lethal and difficult condition to detect, one which last year snuffed out Apple icon Steve Jobs ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Watson wants to do varied things


September 9th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) British actress Emma Watson doesn't want to focus only on acting, and aims to pursue other things in life too.The 22-year-old star, who is set to ... Read more...

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Junk food could also damage brain, says study


August 30th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Obesity-inducing junk food could also give you dementia through high blood pressure and cholesterol, which interrupt blood supply to the brain, says a study.Some animal studies ... Read more...

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Initial college years weren’t easy: Watson


August 18th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson reveals that her initial years at the university "weren't easy" because she couldn't spend a lot of time with a solid group of ... Read more...

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Weight loss secures lasting benefits


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The loss of 20 pounds can help overweight or obese individuals secure a decade's worth of health benefits, even if they regain the weight later that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Emma Watson reveals that she can use a washing machine


February 24th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When it comes to doing the things that matters in the house, Harry Potter star Emma Watson has revealed that she enjoys them. The 21-year-old is ... Read more...

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Human enzyme holds promise of weight loss


November 15th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) A specific human enzyme substantially curbed weight, improved metabolism and efficacy of insulin in mice, a new study shows. Insulin, produced by the pancreatic gland, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Hot springs on Mars may have nourished life


November 4th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Warm water mingled with rocks under the Martian surface for eons and may have been the likeliest places where life flourished on the Red Planet."If surface ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Emma Watson begins Oxford classes


October 18th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson has started her classes at Britain's Oxford University.The 21-year-old, best known for playing witch Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" franchise, is a ... Read more...

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Emma Watson moves in with boyfriend at her dad’s house


August 25th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harry Potter star Emma Watson has reportedly moved into her father’s £2million home in London with American boyfriend Johnny Simmons. British newspaper The Sun reports that Watson ... Read more...

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Emma Watson is planning to go back to Brown University


July 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After completing her task on the Harry Potter franchise with the release of the final installment "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2," Emma Watson has ... Read more...

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US war on terror to cost $4.4 trillion: Report


June 30th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) The US could end up spending nearly $4.4 trillion on the war on terror in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, new research says.Nearly 10 years after the ... Read more...

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Emma Watson enrolling at Oxford University


June 11th, 2011 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson will join the prestigious Oxford University after quitting her course at Rhode Island's Brown University.Watson is expected to study English at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Climate played big role in Vikings’ disappearance


May 31st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) A sudden, short spell of cold weather known as The Little Ice Age gripped Greenland in the beginning of the 1400s, wiping out its Norse population.Now, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

People produce consistent, ’signature’ brainwave patterns: Teen study


April 27th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A new study of electroencephalography (EEG) has found that a teenager's rapidly changing brain remains placidly unaltered over the years - a finding that adds evidence to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brainwaves could help predict schizophrenia, depression


April 27th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Something as shortlived as a brainwave comes with its own unique fingerprint that remains unaltered over the years - a finding that could help predict schizophrenia ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Emma Watson leaving Brown University, but denies ‘bullying’


April 25th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): It's official. Emma Watson will be transferring from the prestigious Brown University to another school this autumn, but her spokeswoman has denied reports of 'bullying'.The 'Harry Potter' star's ... Read more...

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Emma Watson bullied at Brown University


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports on the Internet suggest that Emma Watson dropped out of the university because of taunts that she suffered at the school. The 21-year-old British actress ... Read more...

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Was Emma Watson bullied into leaving Brown University?


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Rumour mill has it that Emma Watson, who left a top U.S. university in order to continue acting, may have been victim to some good old fashioned bullying.The ... Read more...

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Stress triggers Catherine Zeta-Jones’s bipolar disorder


April 16th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recent announcement by Catherine Zeta-Jones that she suffered bipolar II disorder after coming under stress have got many people wondering if stress could cause the disorder.Scientists ... Read more...

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Children victims of most eye injuries from aerosols


April 14th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) More than half the eye injuries treated in emergency rooms due to aerosols involved children 18 years and younger.Children were the victims in more than half ... Read more...

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Emma Watson takes a break from studies to focus on film career


March 9th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Mar 9 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has announced that she is taking time off from university to concentrate on acting.The actress - who plays the character of bookworm Hermione ... Read more...

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Emma Watson quits college


March 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Emma Watson has taken some time off her studies at Brown University to concentrate on her acting career for now. She has not completely closed the ... Read more...

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Emma Watson postpones studies for acting


March 8th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson has postponed her studies to focus on acting.Contactmusic.com reports that Watson had enrolled herself into prestigious Brown University to study literature, but has ... Read more...

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Brain molecule found to protect against epileptic seizures


March 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): A new Brown University study has found that molecule putrescine present in the brain an epileptic seizure actually protect against them hours later.The scientists have found that putrescine ... Read more...

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It’s not clothes, cars or scotch that make a man, but a protein!


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study finds that what really makes a man is his expression of the lone X chromosome and the activity of a protein complex that gives enzymes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lifestyle intervention helps women cut pregnancy flab


March 1st, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): A lifestyle intervention can help women control their weight gain during and after pregnancy, according to a new study.It will also help normal-weight, obese and overweight women return ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Want to live longer? Study hard!


February 28th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): If you want to live longer, pay attention at school, study hard, and go to college, according to a new study.Researchers at Brown University's Department of Community Health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Education key to a longer life


February 28th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Your granny was right after all in insisting that being attentive and studying hard at school and college helped you live longer, besides fending off risks of cardiovascular ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Garment making in Bangladesh an eye-opener, Watson says


February 26th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson, who unveiled her third and final collection for ethical clothing brand People Tree, revealed that spending time in Bangladesh to watch the clothes ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Deep brain stimulation ‘can treat severe OCD’


February 19th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists have found that an electrical treatment which zaps away symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) can help extreme sufferers unable to cope with everyday life.By inserting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human protein slows muscle damage in muscular dystrophy mice


December 28th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): A new study has found that a novel potential therapy based on a natural human protein significantly slows muscle damage and improves function in mice who have the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Emma Watson Returns To What She Is Best At, Playing Hermione Granger


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Actress Emma Watson has returned to her home country the United Kingdom, not only to celebrate Christmas with her family but also to complete the last leg of shooting for ... Read more...

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Malaria-infected cells stiffen, block blood flow to brain and other organs


December 21st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have shown the malaria parasite's journeys in the body using advanced computer modeling and laboratory experiments.Researchers at Brown University and the Massachusetts Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a simple device to get better info on teen sexual behavior


December 15th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Brown University sociologists have developed a low-cost, easy-to-use device that helps in obtaining reliable data about risky sexual behavior among teenagers and young adults.This allows the respondents to ... Read more...

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