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Omega-3 fatty acid boosts brainpower


June 29th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 29 (IANS) An Omega-3 fatty acid called DHA in fish boosts our memory and brainpower, says a study.Principal investigator Yves Sauve and his team from the University of ... Read more...

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Dubai health authority launches anti-smoking hotline


June 14th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Health Authority announced Thursday it had launched a toll-free quit-smoking helpline.Launched in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline, the 24-hour toll-free number 800-123-QUIT (7848) will guide smokers ... Read more...

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Here comes ‘7 Notes to Infinity’, film on Indian classical music


June 8th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) "7 Notes to Infinity", a 60-minute documentary on Indian classical music, will be premiered here on the eve of World Music Day - June 20.Directed by ... Read more...

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Dubai health authority website wins award


December 17th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 16 (IANS/WAM) The website of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has won an award for the best e-content in the Gulf region.The website -- www.dha.gov.ae -- won the ... Read more...

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Head over heart for Indian parents


October 10th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Indian parents want their children to have sharper brains as against the global parental preference of a healthy heart, a survey said Monday.Conducted by global ... Read more...

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Proper nutrition can help soldiers recover from traumatic brain injury


April 21st, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Military personnel who suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI) must receive adequate protein and calories immediately after the trauma and through the first two weeks of treatment, according to ... Read more...

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UAE, South Korea sign MoU in health care


March 15th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of healthcare.Qadhi Saeed Al ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids could help prevent traumatic brain injury


January 9th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Taking the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexanoic acid (DHA) might offer a new way of protecting against traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggest animal experiments.Although only preliminary, the results raise ... Read more...

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Kids Vitamins’ Misleading Claims Leads To Refunds Of $2.1 Million


December 15th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) U.S. Federal Trade Commission has accused two brands under the NBTY Inc, for marketing their products using false and misleading claims. The FTC has asked all ... Read more...

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Study: Fish oil supplements are not much help during pregnancy


October 21st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new Australian study has revealed that taking fish oil capsule during pregnancy does little to nothing to boost the mental development of the fetus or stop ... Read more...

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Enfamil vs. Similac: Which is the better infant formula?


September 24th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are lots of disagreements going on at the moment about whether Enfamil or Similac Infant formula is the best product for feeding your baby.Expectant mothers are usually ... Read more...

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Pak illegal Gurudwara land transfer ‘whistleblower’ demoted


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.22 (ANI): A Pakistani official of joint secretary rank in the Ministry of Minorities had to face the wrath of his seniors for exposing an illegal transfer of Gurudwara land to ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acid in diet can make men fertile


April 13th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) The introduction of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet may help in restoring fertility in males, a new study says. The three most nutritionally important omega-3 fatty acids ... Read more...

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Fatty fish may help treat male infertility


April 13th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Besides keeping the heart healthy, omega-3 fatty acids may also have implications for treating male infertility, say researchers.Fatty fish are a very good source of omega-3 fatty acids."In ... Read more...

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Fish can help improve nervous system function


December 17th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly found in fish, appears to play a significant role in improving nervous system function, reveals a new study.The researchers insist two omega-3 fatty acids ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir traders unhappy over embargo on commodities by Pakistan


December 10th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec.10 (ANI): Traders in Jammu and Kashmir are unhappy over the embargo imposed on certain commodities by the Pakistan authorities.They are discontent the move of Pakistan authorities to ban trade on ... Read more...

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Omega-3 oils from GM soybeans safe to eat: US FDA


October 28th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A genetically modified soybean that produces oil containing omega-3 fatty acids - recommended for heart and brain health - is safe to eat, says the US Food and ... Read more...

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Lahoris to have Hollywood, Bollywood film feast for Eid


August 29th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, August 29 (ANI): Cinemas across Punjab, Pakistan, are set to screen Indian and American movies on the upcoming occasion of Eid after local films were said to have failed to attract ... Read more...

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Failure of Lollywood, driving Pakistanis towards Indian movies


August 3rd, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 3 (ANI): Almost every cinema hall in Pakistan including those located in Northern Lahore and the Walled City are known for displaying Punjabi movies, but now they have switched to ... Read more...

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Salmona, tuna ‘protects against age-related macular degeneration’


June 19th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acids found in fatty fish such as tuna and salmon may help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD) progression, depending upon the stage of the disease, suggest ... Read more...

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Dhani Harrison in British ‘dhani list’


April 27th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Dhani Harrison, the only son of the late Beatle George Harrison, is the second richest youngster in Britain, according to the country's most authoritative wealth list. Dhani, whose name ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acid kills cancer cells in mice


April 2nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): An omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oils has shown some promise to reduce the size of tumours and enhance the positive effects of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin, ... Read more...

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Tuna fish oil helps premature babies develop normally


January 15th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) Tuna fish oil in high doses helps premature babies develop normally, according to a new study. A six-year study led by Maria Makrides of Women's & Children's Health ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acid may be good for female preemies brains


January 14th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that intake of omega-3 fatty acid, which is found in fish oil, may boost cognitive development in preterm infant girls.Infants born before ... Read more...

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Indian films see steep fall in Pakistani audience post-Mumbai attacks


December 15th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 15 (ANI): Growing tension between India and Pakistan after the recent Mumbai terror attacks has adversely affected the business of Indian films in Pakistan, Cinema officials have revealed that the ... Read more...

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No building bylaws are applicable to the Defence Housing Authority in Karachi!


November 13th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 13 (ANI): Putting aside building by-laws, the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) in Karachi, which makes tall claims about upholding building control laws and clamping down on violations in its ... Read more...

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Eating fish may ward off memory loss, stroke in elderly


August 5th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Eating fish may help lower the risk of cognitive decline and stroke in healthy older adults, according to a new study.The study has been published in Neurology.For ... Read more...

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Eat fish to prevent memory loss, stroke in old age


August 5th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Eating tuna and other kinds of fish may help lower risk of memory loss and stroke in healthy older adults, according to a study. For the study, 3,660 ... Read more...

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Mad and wacky windshield slogans the latest fad among Lahoris


July 14th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 14 (ANI): It seems cars rear screens in Lahore have become a platform for slogans and adages, even as one can find all kinds of messages, including romantic, ... Read more...

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Get smart about what you eat to boost your intelligence


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Want to improve your intelligence? Well, then all you need to do is get smart about what you eat, suggests a new study in mice.According to the ... Read more...

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Zardari wants 100-storey skyscrapers in Karachi


June 25th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 25 (ANI): The Sindh provincial government is planning to pass a legislation allowing construction of 100-storey buildings in the port city of Karachi, and none else than PPP Co-chairman ... Read more...

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Affluent women in Pakistan have happier married lives


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , June 23 (ANI): Pakistani women, who are married into affluent families, are reported to have happier married lives as compared to their less privileged counterparts, revealed a survey.However, experts ... Read more...

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Premiere of Bollywood film ‘Haal-E-Dil’ held in Mumbai


June 20th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 20 (ANI): Bollywood glitterati attended the premiere of movie "Haal-e-Dil" starring newcomers Nakuul Mehta, Amita Pathak and Adhyayan Suman in Mumbai on Thursday.Present on the occasion was the cast ... Read more...

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Scientists show how humans survive ‘inborn’ vitamin C deficiency


March 21st, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 21 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how humans and other higher primates like guinea pigs and fruit bats, survive the inborn metabolic error or an inability ... Read more...

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Fish oils two-edged sword for heart patients


January 15th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Toronto have revealed that fish oils may be beneficial to some heart patients but can have a negative impact on others.The team of ... Read more...

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