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Indian retail sector outlook for 2012 stable: Fitch


January 18th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The outlook for the Indian retail sector would remain stable in 2012 with concerns remaining over inflationary pressures and economic growth, ratings agency Fitch ... Read more...

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Raise alcohol prices to save lives: British doctors


December 14th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) British doctors have urged the government to raise prices of alcohol so that thousands of lives, including those of "harmful drinkers and young people", could be ... Read more...

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4 mn British children don’t own a book: Study


December 5th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) One in three children in Britain - about four million - does not own a book, a study has said.Seven years ago, the number stood at ... Read more...

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India taps IT power to woo African youth


May 28th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, May 28 (IANS) India is reaching out to African youth here by offering to make Tanzania a "communication and IT hub of East Africa" and has ... Read more...

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Africa was cradle of all languages?


April 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A sophisticated analysis of hundreds of languages has helped researchers trace back their beginnings to the same place and the same time in Africa.They pinpointed the ... Read more...

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Water management processes directly impacts our health: expert


February 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Changes to water systems affect the health and well-being of communities living within them, says a new study.For Margot Parkes at the University of Northern British Columbia, watersheds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abuse rates higher among deaf children: Study


January 19th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study indicates that the incidence of maltreatment, including neglect and physical and sexual abuse, is more than 25 percent higher among deaf and hard-of-hearing children than ... Read more...

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Tobacco carcinogen levels high in kids living with smokers


November 10th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has found that tobacco-related carcinogens are found in the urine of 90 percent of children who lived in a home where at least one parent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blind use visual brain parts to refine sensation of sound and touch


October 7th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 07 (ANI): Researchers have indicated that people who have been blind from birth make use of the visual parts of their brain to refine their sensation of sound and touch.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Does MJ’s son - Prince Jackson I suffer from vitiligo?


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hawaii, July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are speculations that the late King of Pop Michael Jackson’s son – Prince Jackson I might have the skin disease vitiligo. Michael’s children were vacationing ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s Son Rumored To Have Vitiligo, His Dad’s Skin Condition


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Is it possible that Prince Michael, the older son of the late pop star Michael Jackson has his father’s skin condition known as vitiligo? Since pictures ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 60 percent Chinese couples are happy with their marriage


May 16th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Over 60 percent of couples in China enjoy a blissful marital life, a survey has revealed.The survey was conducted by the All-China Women's Federation and covered 9,645 ... Read more...

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UAE’s private firm employees see bleak career prospects


April 17th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS/WAM) Sixty percent of private sector employees in the UAE have quit their jobs forseeing no prospects of career advancement, a new study says. There has been a continuous ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

England’s Champions League golden era will be over: Capello


April 15th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello has said that Brit football clubs' golden era of dominance in the European Champions League will be over for good unless they start reinvesting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Low testosterone impairs male cancer survivors’ quality of life


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Male cancer survivors who develop testosterone deficiency after receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy have an impaired quality of life and reduced energy levels, a new study has found. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘India heading for record wheat production’


February 20th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 20 (IANS) India may have record wheat production in the current Rabi season if rain or hail does not damage the crop that will soon be ready for harvest, says ... Read more...

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Presidential election outcome affects male voters’ testosterone levels


October 21st, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Duke University and the University of Michigan has found a direct correlation between the outcome of a political election and a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Professional cycling reduces sperm quality


July 6th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 6 (DPA) Intensive professional cycling training damages sperm, according to a study presented at the annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Amsterdam recently. Professor Diana ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

National policy on skill development in the pipeline


April 21st, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A national policy on skill development, approved in February by the union cabinet, was Tuesday said to be a key force in linking education and skill training ... Read more...

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How to feel good about bad times


March 22nd, 2009 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 22 (DPA) Good health, freedom of choice, political liberty, civil rights - these, along with high income, make Australians the most prosperous people in the world, found a study by ... Read more...

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Surface water contaminated with salmonella more common than thought


March 1st, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that untreated surface water contaminated with salmonella may be more common than thought. The research team, from University of Georgia, tested water ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Probe sought in ethnic Indian’s custody death in Malaysia


January 25th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 25 (IANS) Three parties of Malaysia's ruling coalition Barisan Nasional have called for thorough investigation into the death of an ethnic Indian while in police custody.The Malaysian Indian Congress ... Read more...

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Obama urged to end Bush’s Cuba embargo


December 11th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Cuban dissidents in exile and US academics have urged president-elect Barack Obama to ease restrictions on travel and remittances to Cuba as a first step toward normalizing relations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Finger length indicates willingness to workout


September 17th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Lacking the motivation to go for a run or hit the gym? Please check your fingers, for according to a new study, theres a direct correlation between ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Location, not quantity of fat determines heart attack risk


September 8th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center have found that how much fat a person has is not as important as where that fat is located ... Read more...

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‘Healthy’ individuals at heart disease risk too


September 8th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) How much fat a person has is not as important as where it is located, in assessing risk for cardiovascular events and metabolic disease, according to a new ... Read more...

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Plastic bottles, cans are hazardous for human health (Re-issue)


September 7th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): Bisphenol A (BPA), the primary chemical used to produce hard plastics like bottles, can be a potential risk factor for metabolic syndrome and its consequences, according to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Herbs, spices may help combat high blood sugar


August 7th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Herbs and spices may protect against the consequences of high blood sugar, according to a new University of Georgia study.Researchers, whose results appear in the current issue ... Read more...

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