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Eating time too impacts weight gain, shows study


July 11th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 11 (IANS) Latest research holds that not only the quantity and type of food but also the time of day when it is eaten plays important role in ... Read more...

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Briton held with roasted human foetuses


May 19th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A Briton has been held in Thailand with a haul of roasted human foetuses while being on his way to sell these off for black ... Read more...

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Hong Kong returns pregnant woman to Beijing


May 4th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) A pregnant woman from China's Hebei province who arrived in Hong Kong with a tour group earlier this week was told to return by immigration officials, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fat substitutes in snacks may trigger weight gain


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Beware of fat substitutes in popular snacks - instead of helping you shed weight, they may promote weight gain, says a new study."These substitutes are meant ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen garners two million Twitter followers


March 8th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen now has more than two million Twitter followers, and that too just four days after he broke the Guinness World Records for gaining ... Read more...

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British grandmother found guilty of sex with dog


February 16th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A 42-year-old British woman - who is already a grandmother - has been found guilty by a court of having sex with her family dog.Paula Mangan was photographed ... Read more...

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Brit grandma convicted of bestiality for sex with rottweiler


February 16th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A woman in Britain, who was photographed having sex with her pet rottweiler, has been convicted of bestiality.Paula Mangan, 42, who has two teenage daughters and one grandchild, ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Edge’s Spear Banned!


January 29th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Vickie Guerrero stepped out into the ring to give her exaggerated concern for Teddy Long, the General Manager who was attacked last week, Randy Orton interrupted. When ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How the brain’s use of fatty acids is linked to obesity


January 5th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers have established a link between how lipid sensing and metabolism in the brain relate to the regulation of energy balance and body weight.Hong Wang of University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Review Of ‘Mad Men’


October 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This  was perhaps one of the saddest episodes of ‘Mad Men’ in the entire season. SCDP is a sinking ship and the partners can do nothing ... Read more...

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Doc Shaw Talks Life In ‘Pair Of Kings’


September 11th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disney's latest offering called 'Pair of Kings' promises to be a roller coaster journey through magical lands. The series was premiered on September 10 and people ... Read more...

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Malaysian principal apologises to parents for making racist remark


August 26th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 27 (ANI): The school principal, who allegedly made a racist remark to ten students at a school in Bukit Selambau near Sungai Petani in Malaysia last week, has apologised ... Read more...

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‘Scott Pilgrim Vs The World’ Draws Fans


August 14th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Considering the hype received by 'Scott Pilgrim vs The World' and the reviews at the Comic-Con, the film has been one of the biggest attractions of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How mice sniff out whether food is safe to eat


July 16th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Scientists have revealed how mice sniff out scent of food on the breath of their fellow mice to decide whether it's safe to eat or not.Researchers at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rihanna unhappy at being photographed with beau


June 24th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna was left fuming as she was caught on camera with her baseball star beau Matt Kemp after a romantic dinner. The "Unfaithful" singer who goes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aubrey O’Day talks about her body issues during Peep Show stint


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): American actor Aubrey O'Day has revealed how during her three-month stint in the topless burlesque "Peep Show" in Sin City she could never eat before going onstage.O'Day, 26, ... Read more...

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How obesity ups cancer risk


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Obesity increases risk of developing cancer. And now, a mice study has confirmed that obesity does indeed act as a "bona fide tumor promoter."Published in the January 22nd ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mental health gene has different effects before or after birth


January 6th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Researchers have found that a gene believed to be a possible contributor to schizophrenia and mood disorders has different effects during fetal or early childhood development.For the study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gorging even when we are full? Blame it on hormone


December 28th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Hunger hormone ghrelin might drive people to eat even when they are full, says a new study. "What we show is that there may be situations where we are ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Why do we overeat despite being full


December 28th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Wondering why do we overeat even when we are full? The answer to this question lies in our brains.The new study conducted over mice showed that the so-called ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why food becomes tasteless when the nose is clogged


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Researchers have revealed why food tastes wrong when the nose is clogged.The team from Brandeis University showed that accurate taste perception relies on functioning olfactory system.Lead researcher and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Congress wins speaker, deputy speaker’s posts in Arunachal


November 4th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Nov 4 (IANS) Candidates of the ruling Congress, Wanglin Lowangdong and Tapang Taloh were Wednesday elected unopposed as the speaker and deputy speaker respectively of the Arunachal Pradesh assembly. Lowangdong and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

London tikka house leaves 49 ill with poisoned kebabs


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.23 (ANI): A kebab shop in West London was closed down on Tuesday night after 49 people, including children and old age pensioners, fell victim to food poisoning.Eighteen were confirmed ... Read more...

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‘Master switch’ gene may help control obesity


September 4th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Scientists from University of Michigan claim to have discovered a gene, which when switched off, can control obesity in mice and help them remain thin.According to Alan Saltiel, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

It’s official: Junk food is addictive


June 3rd, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): A new study has confirmed what many people already believed - junk food can be addictive.In the two-month long study, rats which were allowed to gorge on foods ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sexually harassed workers experience lower job satisfaction, performance


November 21st, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Employees who were sexually harassed experience lower levels of job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and job performance, according to a new study.The study revealed that such employees also ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Buddhist monk admits possessing child pornography in Hong Kong


September 2nd, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 2 (DPA) A Buddhist monk Tuesday pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography after police raided his monastic quarters following a tip from Interpol.Chow Yee-cheong, 41, had 17 child porn ... Read more...

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World hot dog chomping champ retains his crown after eat-off!


July 5th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 5 (ANI): American Joey Chestnut retained his crown at the annual hot dog eating contest in the Big Apple by gulping down a whopping 64 hot dogs in just ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Smoking in public now means $192 fine in Hong Kong


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, July 3 (DPA) Smokers in Hong Kong are soon to face a new spot fine of almost $200 for lighting up illegally in public. Legislators in the city of 6.9 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hong Kong culls thousands of chickens as bird flu hits


June 7th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, June 7 (DPA) Thousands of chickens have been slaughtered and poultry imports from mainland China banned after an outbreak of bird flu at a Hong Kong market, officials announced Saturday. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

You might not be all that you eat


March 28th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by admin
New York, March 28 (IANS) If identical twins eat and exercise equally, shouldn't they then have the same body weight? Not necessarily, say researchers, who found that identical twins with similar lifestyles ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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