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US seeks stronger military ties with India


August 15th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Taking the US military-to-military relationship with India to the next level is a big focus of US Pacific Command (PACOM) as it builds stronger alliances and ... Read more...

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Play Indian-style attacking hockey: Vasudevan Baskaran (Interview)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Vasudevan Baskaran, who led India to its last Olympic hockey gold 32 years ago, feels the team needs to adopt the aggressive "Indian style of play" ... Read more...

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BRICS urged to develop small, medium enterprises


July 11th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (IANS) South Africa and other BRICS members should prioritize the development of small and medium enterprises as a way of quick job creation to benefit communities and ... Read more...

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Gossip comprises huge chunk of corporate emails: Study


June 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The average corporate email user sends 112 emails every day and one out of every seven of those messages can be called "gossip," says a new ... Read more...

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Syria situation remains serious: UN chief


May 26th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The situation in Syria "remains extremely serious" and UN efforts to end the political crisis in the country have seen only "small progress", UN Secretary-General ... Read more...

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Vitamin K2 found promising in Parkinson’s treatment


May 13th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 13 (IANS) Vitamin K2 has shown promise in the treatment of Parkinson's, a condition characterised by lack of movement, tremors and muscle stiffness. Using vitamin K2, Patrik Verstreken, ... Read more...

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Hypnosis effective in treating irritable bowels


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 3 (IANS) Hypnosis can be highly effective in treating the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), characterised by abdominal pain, abdominal distension and bloating.Studies based on 346 patients conducted by ... Read more...

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Swine flu shot may hasten sleeping disorder


March 29th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Children vaccinated with the pandemic H1N1 swine flu shot were 13 times more likely to develop narcolepsy, a condition characterised by excessive sleepiness, even during daytime. ... Read more...

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Taking easy way out an invitation to blues


March 16th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Faced with complex decisions, we tend to take an easy way out to avoid misfortunes, missing out on rewards that can bring on depression. The ... Read more...

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Inconsistent parental discipline creates anti-social kids


February 27th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Parental failure to discipline their children in a consistent way leads to the creation of angry, aggressive and anti-social kids, a study has found.Pupils became aggressive ... Read more...

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Now, cure migraine with a botox jab


January 19th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Severe headaches for days, nausea and vomiting - migraine patients go through hell. In fact it has been ranked as the 19th most disabling disease ... Read more...

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Apex court wants zero tolerance for police atrocities


November 5th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that police atrocities are violative of the constitutional mandate of protection of life and liberty and not resisting them amounts ... Read more...

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Even too much time off can be stressful


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) While a lot of people around us at the workplace may be invariably heard cribbing for weekly offs or on not getting the wished number of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indians beware - smoking can cause arthritis (Oct 12 is World Arthritis Day)


October 12th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Anshuman Batra, 37, a habitual smoker, always wanted to kick the butt. What finally compelled him to give up cigarettes after 20 years was arthritis ... Read more...

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Now, treat chronic migraine with Botox


August 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The anti-ageing drug Botox was until now an answer to your beauty concerns, but now the treatment can also benefit sufferers of chronic migraine, a neurological ... Read more...

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Slimness crazy British kids falling sick


August 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) British kids as young as five years are being treated in hospitals for being obsessed with their body image or simply because they want to turn ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Decision making area inactive in schizophrenic brains


July 28th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) Scientists have identified a brain mechanism that derails decision-making in people suffering from schizophrenia -- a mental disorder characterised by a breakdown of thought processes and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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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Unusual genes behind schizophrenia identified


July 11th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 11 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled upon unusual genetic configurations that explain why more schizophrenic patients tend to have them than normal people. 'De novo' mutations are genetic errors ... Read more...

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CA likely to stick to its stand of 10-team World Cup


April 20th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is unlikely to climb down from its avowed position of restricting the participation in 2015 World Cup to 10 Test-playing nations."What we discussed ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to screen students for sickle cell anaemia


April 6th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 6 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Wednesday said it would screen school students and their mothers for sickle cell anaemia in a bid to check the increasing incidence of the disease ... Read more...

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Brain’s stunted growth behind teen misbehaviour


April 1st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Teenaged children who misbehave have stunted growth in brain areas that deal with emotions, especially fear and the ability to feel the pain of others.Their anti-social ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Masturbation can ease restless leg syndrome


April 1st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): A study has suggested that masturbation can be beneficial clinically, as it can help give relief from restless leg syndrome (RLS).Around 7 to 10 percent of people in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Life in the Metro: A networking site to find love, pals


February 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Here's good news for Delhi Metro users. If you are bored of commuting alone and eager to find a match or make friends, there ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lack of good night’s sleep a major health concern


January 27th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Almost two-thirds of people struggle to get a good night's rest, which according to a British research, constitutes a major public health concern.Some 60 percent adults admit rarely ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chhattisgarh to step up sickle-cell patients detection drive


November 27th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 27 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, one of the Indian state's worst-affected with the sickle-cell blood disorder, will step up its drive to detect the people suffering from the deadly disease, Health Minister ... Read more...

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Global meet on sickle cell disease begins in Chhattisgarh


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 22 (IANS) A six-day international meet on sickle cell disease - a form of blood disorder - began here Monday.The 4th International Sickle Cell Congress was inaugurated by former president ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tubby backs Clarke as leader for Australian cricket’s new era


November 7th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7 (ANI): Former captain and current Cricket Australia board member Mark Taylor has launched a passionate defence of Michael Clarke, saying his mixed perception is the result of a different ... Read more...

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Inhaling nitric oxide alleviates pain in sickle cell patients


October 20th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new research reports that inhaling nitric oxide can safely and effectively reduce pain in adults with sickle cell disease, a genetic blood disorder characterised by red blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

750,000 undiscovered species beneath the waves: study


October 4th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): In a decade long first census of marine life, it has been revealed that the world's oceans are teeming with far greater diversity of life than was previously ... Read more...

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Level of depression determine healing rate of wounds among diabetics


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): The way people cope with diabetes-related foot ulcers and their levels of depression, affect how their wound heals or worsens, found a study by a health psychologist at ... Read more...

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‘US jobs market still bleak’


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (DPA) US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke said Wednesday that the country's economy was continuing to expand moderately, thanks to stimulative monetary and fiscal policies, but jobs ... Read more...

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Rare primate ‘driven to brink of extinction by tea crops’ snapped first time


July 19th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): For the first time, One of the world's rarest primates driven to the brink of extinction by Britain's taste for tea, has been pictured, reveal scientists.The Horton Plains ... Read more...

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Black tea has more fluoride than once thought!


July 15th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Black tea, the world's most consumed beverage, contains higher concentrations of fluoride than previously thought. Fluoride helps prevent dental cavities, but excessive consumption causes advanced skeletal fluorosis, characterised ... Read more...

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One in four Chinese men impotent: Study


July 12th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Over 26 percent Chinese men face the problem of erectile dysfunction, a study has said. Researchers with the Chinese Medical Association say among men over 40, at least ... Read more...

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