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US moves to block AT&T;’s acquisition of T-Mobile


September 1st, 2011 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) The US justice department Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T;'s acquisition of T-Mobile, an official said.AT&T;, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon account for more than ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Study reveals that jogging helps in losing belly fat


August 31st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has concluded that jogging is effective in losing belly fat. The researchers rated jogging ahead of weightlifting with regards to losing weight. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China unveils 100 new books on Buddhist medicine


May 29th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) China has unveiled a newly-published 100-volume collection of books on traditional Buddhist medicine.The collection was unveiled at the Shaolin Temple, the shrine of Kung Fu in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

How to boost broccoli’s cancer-fighting power


January 28th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new research provides convincing evidence that the way you make and consume broccoli matters, and also suggests that teaming broccoli with broccoli sprouts may make the vegetable's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US diplomats monitored Gillard’s progress: Wikileaks


December 9th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9(ANI): US diplomats had closely followed the rise of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by whistleblower website Wikileaks.According to the Age, ... Read more...

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Pampering makes young girls fatter than boys


December 7th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 07 (ANI): Researchers have warned that young girls are far more likely to be fat than boys for they are over-pampered by their parents and do not get enough exercise.By ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

World biggest hybrid cat is half lion, half tiger!


November 9th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 9 (ANI): A wildlife reserve in the US has unveiled the world's biggest hybrid cat - which is half tiger, half lion - or a liger.Aries was presented to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Depression recurs in about half of treated adolescent patients


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): A report has shown that most depressed teens who receive treatment appear to recover, but the condition recurs in almost half of adolescent patients and even more often ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Air India likely to receive 120 million rupee equity, says Praful Patel


October 20th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said on Tuesday that the national carrier Air India is likely to receive government approval for rupees 120 million equity infusion by month-end.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Preventive medication, behavior changes help fights frequent migraines


October 12th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): In a study aimed at combating frequent, disabling migraine headaches, the combination of preventive medication and behavioral changes offered significant relief for 77 percent of the individuals.Though daily ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ’stretchy’ technique generates 3 times more stem cells than usual


October 4th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A new technique discovered at the Centenary Institute, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney allows researchers to generate up to three times more stem cells ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Haleem gets Geographical Indication status


September 7th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
By RanjeetHyderabad, Sep.7 (ANI): The savoured Haleem dish, a mouth-watering delicacy of Hyderabad, has been awarded the coveted Geographical Indication (GI) status, clearing the way for a possible patentin the future.It will ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Beware: Tomorrow is Friday the 13th


August 12th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Be very careful tomorrow as it is the dreaded ‘Friday the 13th’. According to the superstition, it is said to be a day of bad luck. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brazil to make sugarcane fuel


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 23 (IANS/EFE) Brazil will soon start producing sugarcane-based bio-fuel, which will be used in commercial vehicles from 2011. The sugarcane-based fuel will be produced in collaboration with an American biotech ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China replaces India as preferred outsourcing destination


July 15th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): China has replaced India as the primary destination of outsourcing and shared services for Asia-Pacific companies, according to the accounting firm KPMG.The China Daily quoted the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Combo therapy for enlarged prostate more effective


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A combination of two drugs commonly prescribed for enlarged prostate may be more effective than either of the medicines alone, according to a new study.Enlarged prostate, also called ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Navy Chief, Defence Secretary kick start ‘TROPEX 10′


February 25th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 25 (ANI): Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma along with Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar embarked the aircraft carrier INS Viraat operating on the eastern seaboard to kick start ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Focusing on fun can boost physical activity


February 19th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Highlighting emotional benefits of exercise is a much better way of boosting physical activity than focusing on traditional health benefits, says a new study. Reema Sirriyeh, from the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stress ‘can cause cancer’


January 14th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Yale researchers have discovered that stress sends out signals that can turn cells into cancerous tumors.Until now, most researchers believed that more than one cancer-causing mutation needed to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cognitive behaviour therapy more effective for SAD patients


October 17th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): An American psychologist has found that cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is better than light therapy at preventing recurrence of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a form of acute depression ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids with fatter midsection at increased cardiovascular disease risk


September 12th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Kids who have more fat around their midsections are at a greater risk of suffering heart disease in later life, suggests a new study.The study's researchers suggest that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britney ‘pops diet pills to get high before performances’


July 9th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Britney Spears reportedly popped diet pills with energy drinks to get high before a performance on her Circus tour.The pop princess, 26, was allegedly caught by her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Economic Survey calls for transparent telecom spectrum auction


July 2nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Economic Survey 2008-09 tabled in parliament Thursday has sought to end the controversy surrounding allocation of radio frequency by advocating an open and transparent auction process. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why HIV patients are more vulnerable to TB infection


July 1st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Ending one of the biggest mysteries, Harvard scientists have found out why HIV patients are more susceptible to tuberculosis (TB) infection.In their study paper, a team of researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Insomniac men with less than 6hrs of nightly sleep at increased mortality risk


June 8th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Insomniac men or those who sleep for just six or less hours every night may be at an increased risk of mortality, according to a new study.Lead ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New test can help assess efficacy of Alzheimer’s drugs


April 10th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a new test that can assess whether an Alzheimer's drug could really reduce the production of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pulte homes to purchase Centex


April 8th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by GD
Centex Corporation will be soon purchased by Pulte Holmes Inc. for $1.3 billion. It is an all-stock deal and this deal will help the merged organization sail over the worst recession ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IBM in talks to buy Sun Microsystems: report


March 19th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 18 (DPA) Technology giant IBM is in talks to buy rival Sun Microsystems for $6.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The deal would represent the largest purchase ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brain scans unravel roots of dyslexia


March 13th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands, have shed light on the roots of dyslexia, a learning disability that affects four to ten percent of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Speech perception involves multiple senses, not just hearing


February 12th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 12 (ANI): While people generally think of speech as being something they hear, a report now suggests that speech perception involves multiple senses. Published in the journal Current Directions in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reebok launches Yuvraj Singh’’s new personalised cricket bat


January 7th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi,Jan.7 (ANI-Business Wire India): Yuvraj Singh, India''s most sought after cricketer is joining hands with Reebok, the world''s leading sports brand in unveiling his new personalized bat. For the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Having pets may help college students handle stressful situations better


December 24th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): Having a pet may make it a bit easy for college students to handle stressful situations, according to a study. While previous studies have already suggested that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a DNA test that can reveal kids sports gene


December 7th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec (ANI): Is your child going to become a champion swimmer like Michael Phelps or a runner like Usain Bolt? Parents who are focused on their kids sporting excellence can ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Campus fashion comes at a price


July 27th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Chequered shorts, skin-fit jeans, tunics in floral colours, big bags, wedge sandals and waistcoats - all this and more is on view on the Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Weight loss programme or exercise? Both, says study


July 5th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Researchers have compared a weight loss programme with gym membership to determine which conferred the best results. The answer is that both have pros and cons and that ... Read more...

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