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Children exposed to violence suffer health problems: Study


July 4th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Children exposed to community violence may be traumatised up to a year after the event, which may carry long-term negative consequences for health, says a study. ... Read more...

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Link between brain chemical, cognitive decline in schizophrenia demonstrated


March 11th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): UC Davis researchers have demonstrated a link between brain chemical, cognitive decline in schizophrenia.In one of the first such studies involving human patients with schizophrenia, researchers provided evidence ... Read more...

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Depression and lack of concentration not necessarily linked


February 10th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Researchers at the UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that depression and lack of concentration do not necessarily go together.The study team reviewed nearly 20 years of literature ... Read more...

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Depressed people don’t always lack concentration


February 10th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Depression does not always lead to failing memory or difficulty in concentrating and paying attention, research says. A review of nearly 20 years of literature on depression was conducted ... Read more...

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Get social and stay fit, feel good


September 12th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Are you a loner who keeps a strict watch over diet and exercises regularly? Well, get social, for that's the way to stay healthy and fit, say researchers. The ... Read more...

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People having social groups stay healthy


September 11th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): If you are part of a social group, your are more likely to stay away from conditions like stroke, dementia and even the common cold.Well, new research by ... Read more...

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Now, a smart home that can alert owner about a stove burner left on


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): Ever thought that your home would tell if you have left a stove burner on after making your breakfast? Well, it is now possible, thanks to the new ... Read more...

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Chemotherapy impairs verbal, problem solving skills


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Chemotherapy impairs verbal fluency skills and problem-solving abilities, according to the latest findings. "Now that we are aware of these lingering effects, we can do something to help these ... Read more...

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Chemotherapy hits patient’s quality of life after treatment stops


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Previous studies have shown decreases in cognitive functioning among cancer survivors following chemotherapy treatment. Now, a new study has revealed how these cognitive declines might affect daily tasks ... Read more...

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Too much fast food makes kids ’stupid’


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): Eating too much fast food can ruin your kid's performance at school, concludes a new study.The study, which involved 5,500 primary school children, found that pupils achieved lower ... Read more...

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Low testosterone levels linked to depression in older men


March 4th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that older men with lower free testosterone levels in their blood appear to have higher prevalence of depression.For the study, Osvaldo P. Almeida, ... Read more...

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