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Study: Aspirin cuts cancer risk by 20%


December 8th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has determined that the humble aspirin cuts cancer risk. The results of the study were published in the medical journal ‘The Lancet’.In this ... Read more...

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Smell of Pumpkin Pie is Huge Turn On for Men


November 27th, 2010 - 2:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new study, the most intoxicating scent for males is not the newest perfume by Jennifer Aniston, nor Faith Hill. The scent with the most potent ... Read more...

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For men, aroma of pumpkin is a real turn-on!


November 25th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): For all those women who have been trying to find the fragrance destined to drive their men wild, here's a suggestion: Look no further than the kitchen.A new ... Read more...

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New TV footage shows tigers can thrive and breed in Himalayas


September 20th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): A documentary titled "Lost Land of the Tiger" has provided the first real evidence that tigers can thrive and breed in the foothills of the Himalayas, which are more ... Read more...

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Man who died 4,000 years ago gets face and voice


August 5th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 5 (ANI): The Bronze Age Gristhorpe Man, who died about 4,000 years ago, now has a face and voice, thanks to academics in Yorkshire.Using state-of-the-art computer programme and forensic techniques, ... Read more...

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Houses with pets have filthiest kitchen floors


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 02 (ANI): A new study has found that people with pets have the filthiest kitchen floors.A house with a dog or a cat will­ typically have bacteria levels almost 20 ... Read more...

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Anger triggers people’s support for wartime presidents


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Anger, not anxiety, is what makes people supportive of a president when a nation is going to war-a phenomenon known as the "rally 'round the flag effect", according ... Read more...

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Heidi Montag can’t hug or jog because of her ‘back scoop’


April 7th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plastic surgery obsessed star Heidi Montag is having a hard time physically, as she can’t hug nor jog because of her ‘back scoop’. Apparently ... Read more...

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Anne Frank’s Memory Revived In “Life After Anne Frank”


March 19th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Amsterdam, Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who could be calm, tolerant and cheerful even at time of extreme distress. That is exactly how a 6-year-old inmate of Bergen ... Read more...

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Genes linked to preterm birth risk identified


February 5th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists have identified certain genetic variants in mothers and foetuses that appear to play a vital role in premature labour.The variants were found in genes involved in ... Read more...

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High levels of ‘harmful’ lead found in ladies’ handbags


January 23rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): The Centre for Environmental Health has found disturbing levels of lead in ladies' handbags and wallets.Lead could also be rubbed off from the material used manufacture purses."This is ... Read more...

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NASA’s Rosetta ‘Alice’ spectrometer shows Earth’s ultraviolet fingerprint


January 15th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): NASA's Alice spectrometer on board the European Space Agency's comet orbiter spacecraft, Rosetta, has successfully revealed the Earth's ultraviolet fingerprint.Instrument Principal Investigator Dr. Alan Stern, associate vice president ... Read more...

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‘World forest observatory’ needed to cut deforestation rates, say scientists


December 1st, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 1 (ANI): A research by scientists at the University of Leeds, UK, has determined that a world forest observatory is needed to monitor the commitments that will be made ... Read more...

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New climate treaty could save some species, but increase risk to others


November 17th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 17 (ANI): Scientists believe that plans to be discussed at the forthcoming UN climate conference in Copenhagen to cut deforestation in developing countries could save some species from extinction, but ... Read more...

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“SENSA” Show Airs Again On 25th OCT


October 25th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular 'SENSA Natural Weight Loss System', known for its products is back again. SENSA received a very strong reception by the viewers of ShopNBC when ... Read more...

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Turning off oncogene may inhibit lung cancer stem cells’ growth


September 9th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): A lung cancer oncogene, called PKCiota, is necessary for the proliferation of lung cancer stem cells, and turning it off could act as a key for the treatment ... Read more...

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The “smelling diets” that can help you to fight flab


August 13th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Just sniffing a new weight loss system, or for that matter peppermint, can appease your craving to eat more and can thus help you get that beach body ... Read more...

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Regular yoga promotes mindful eating


August 4th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that regular yoga practice promotes mindful eating and those who eat mindfully are less likely to become fat.The study led by Dr Alan ... Read more...

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Fallow deer turn hoarse in search for mate


May 20th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): When trying to woo a mate fallow deer become hoarse, say scientists.These animals can call for a mate more than 3000 times per hour during the peak mating ... Read more...

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No clear evidence that fish oil can ward off dementia in old age


March 9th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study, conducted by British researchers, has cast doubt on claims that fish oil can ward off dementia in old age.Initially, data from a trial ... Read more...

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Kidney disease ups stroke risk in patients with irregular heartbeat


March 5th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Chronic kidney disease can put patients with irregular heartbeat at an increased stroke risk, suggests a new study.Researchers from Kaiser Permanente have found that chronic kidney disease ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover secrets behind high temperature superconductors


February 23rd, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Unravelling the secret behind high temperature superconductors, scientists have revealed that magnetism has a major role to play in the mechanism behind high temperature superconductivity.Researchers from Queen ... Read more...

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Physical activity guidelines too confusing: Experts


February 20th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): It is a well-known fact that regular physical activity helps improve health and well-being, but researchers from University of Bath are not too happy with guideline.They have ... Read more...

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Kids asking plastic surgeons to give them Angelina Jolies lips


January 5th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 05 (ANI): Incredible celebrity body parts are what kids are asking plastic surgeons to give them, with Angelina Jolies lips being the most wanted.The most wanted requests are ... Read more...

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More and more kids willing to go under the knife to look like celebs


January 5th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 05 (ANI): With celebrities flaunting their incredible looks in films, more and more kids are willing to go under the knife to look like their favorite celebrities.The most ... Read more...

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Many of the worlds famous Viking swords are fakes


December 27th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): New research has revealed that many Vikings paid for fake swords, which had forged the mark of authentic ones, almost a thousand years ago.According to a report ... Read more...

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Study sheds new light on inner workings of computers, mp3 players


November 25th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 25 (ANI): Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London, say that an exciting new field of research called ''organic spintronics'' has helped them improve their understanding of the inner ... Read more...

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The man who died after binge drinking 17 pints of water


July 8th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Andrew Thornton from Bradford wouldnt have realised that downing 17 pints of water to soothe his aching gums would actually prove fatal for him.Forty four year old ... Read more...

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Boosting the flavour of food may promote weight loss


June 17th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Boosting the flavour of your food with calorie-free seasonings and sweeteners may help in shedding those extra pounds, according to a new study.According to Dr Alan Hirsch, ... Read more...

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C-sections a key factor in preterm birth increase


May 28th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Cesarean sections are responsible for almost all of the increase in singleton preterm births, according to a new study.Researchers from the March of Dimes and the U.S. ... Read more...

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Oregano oil as effective as synthetic insecticides to combat common beetle pest


May 22nd, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new study from National Polytechnic in Algeria has found that Oregano oil can be as effective as synthetic insecticides to combat infestation by a common beetle ... Read more...

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Mums seldom speak to infants during TV time


May 6th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (ANI): When infants in low socio-economic households are exposed to television and video, their mothers are less likely to interact with them, says a new study.The study led ... Read more...

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Brits turn to monks breathing techniques to beat stress


May 4th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
London, May 4 (ANI): British city workers are using breathing techniques practised by monks to cope with the credit crisis in the hope that the exercises will help them reduce stress ... Read more...

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Obese children more likely to suffer breathing-related problems during surgery


February 23rd, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 23 (ANI): Obese children have a higher likelihood of having problems with airway obstruction and other breathing-related functions during surgery than their normal-weight counterparts, suggests a study from the University ... Read more...

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Blood pressure drug may lower artery-clogging lesions


February 15th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers at University of Kentucky have found that blood pressure drug, Aliskiren, not only reduces blood pressure but also lowers artery-clogging lesions.Artery-clogging lesions are a leading cause of ... Read more...

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