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Russian postal service among world’s worst: Study


June 27th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Post is among the world's worst postal services, outperformed even by counterparts in countries like Angola, Honduras and Mongolia, says a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Emirates Airline posts 1.5 billion profit


May 10th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 10 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airline's revenues grew by 25 percent to 54.4 billion dirhams (about $14 billion) in 2010-2011, while profits soared to 5.4 billion dirhams ($1.5 billion) -- ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Obesity ‘likely to upset key gene clock in cardiovascular system’


April 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at the Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta have found that that obesity might shut down a key gene clock that regulates the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flu vaccine made by faster method is also effective


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research published in the online journal The Lancet claims that speeding up flu vaccine development does not make the final product less effective compared to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Poor work ability linked to faster deterioration of health


February 1st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01 (ANI): A study has shown that poor work ability in midlife may be associated with an accelerated deterioration of health and functioning in old age.In a 28-year follow-up population-based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Size of brain structure correlates with social life


December 27th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) The size of amygdala, a small almond-shaped structure deep within brain, seems to contribute to a rich social life among humans. The finding is similar to previous ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Vultures use ‘face flushing’ for instant status updates


October 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): While humans use social networking sites to instantly update their 'status', vultures use 'face flushing' technique to do the same when interacting with peers and rivals, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Academic performance in adolescence linked to gene variants


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the academic performance of adolescents will suffer in at least one of four key subjects -- English, math, science, history -- if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain scans could help you choose a career


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Researchers are questioning the possibility of brain scans guiding a person in his/her choice of career.General aptitude tests and specific mental ability tests are important tools for vocational ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

18-25 year olds show sharpest decline in impulsivity-related alcoholism


June 1st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): According to a new study, 18-to-25-year olds exhibited the largest declines in impulsivity as well as the sharpest decreases in alcohol consumption.Impulsivity normally decreases during emerging and young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mental stress doesn’t distract young people behind the wheel


May 19th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that anxiety and depression do not play a role in teen motor vehicle accidents."Psychological distress does not appear to pose the risk we ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Twitter sentiments may soon replace public opinion polls


May 12th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): The next time you want to get a quick read on the public's opinion on politics or current events, consider sampling Twitter.Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have determined that, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gut bug may influence obesity


May 7th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Obese patients who test positive for methane on their breath have a significantly higher body mass index (BMI) than their peers, according to a new Cedars-Sinai research.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiny-shelled creatures shed light on extinction and recovery 65 million years ago


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): In a new research, scientists are studying tiny-shelled creatures called nannoplanktons to explain the geographic unevenness of extinctions and recovery 65 million years ago.The researchers, using 823 samples ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘You’ll live longer if you look young’


December 14th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): A new study ha shown that people who look young for their age enjoy a longer life than those who look older than their years.The study, conducted by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hospital computer equipment can harbour pathogenic organisms


October 1st, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): Computer equipment being used in a hospital may harbour pathogenic organisms, including MRSA, say Taiwanese researchers.Yen-hsu Chen, from Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, studied IT equipment in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More educated patients have less faith in their doctors


September 4th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 4 (IANS) Well-educated heart patients tend to have less faith in their cardiologists, says a Canadian study. The study by York University here shows that patients who reported greater trust in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Macho guys don’t always get the girl


May 12th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Aggressive behaviour might have helped tribal men collect more wives and produce more children, but anthropologists show that macho guys don't always prevail. Researchers have found that more aggressive ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why macho guys don’t always get the girl


May 12th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): In a study on men from South American groups, called Waoranis- known for their aggressive, vengeful behaviour to obtain more wives and children- scientists have found that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abnormal heart function reduces exercise capacity


January 21st, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Abnormal heart function greatly reduces a person''s ability to exercise, according to a new study.The researchers conducted a study to examine the relationship between left ventricular diastolic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ocean is growing more acidic faster than previously thought


November 25th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Chicago, US, have documented that the ocean is growing more acidic faster than previously thought.In addition, they have ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ripening bananas appear bright blue under black light


October 21st, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): A team of Austrian and American researches has discovered that ripening bananas appear bright blue under black light. Scientists at the University of Innsbruck and Columbia University ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Feeling fat’ worse than actually being fat


June 21st, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Adolescents who think they are too fat seem to be worse off than their counterparts who are really obese, according to an extensive survey. The Robert Koch Institute ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Feeling fat’ hits teens quality of life more than actually being it


June 21st, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): The quality of life of teenagers who feel that they fall in the too fat category is worse than the adolescents who are actually obese, finds a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obese mums babies nine-times more prone to obesity in adulthood


January 4th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study has found that pregnant women who are overweight/obese are more likely to give birth to heavier babies.The study also suggested that the risk of these ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain waves help measure intensity of pain in humans: Study


November 15th, 2007 - 10:55 pm ICT by admin
London, November 15 (ANI): University of Oxford researchers say that recordings from electrodes in the human brain have helped them to identify a neural signal, which can be used to measure the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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