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Scary pictures not to dissuade Russian smokers: Poll


May 13th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 60 percent of Russian smokers say they will not give up their habit when grim graphic images depicting the impact of smoking on health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Elevated heartbeat during exams allows students to get better results


April 25th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): A new research has suggested that students who have a much more drastic increase in heartbeat during exams are more likely to achieve better results.It found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Opioids now most prescribed class of medications in US


April 6th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Two reports by addiction researchers have shown that there has been a drastic increase in opioid prescriptions in America.Meanwhile, prescriptions for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have gone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CPI-M promises free rice, unemployment dole in Tamil Nadu


March 27th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Free rice, an unemployment dole, securing trade union rights for workers, housing plots for the poor and land reforms are among the promises the Communist Party ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera deaths top 1,500


November 26th, 2010 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 26 (IANS) An estimated 1,523 people have died of cholera and the epidemic could last for years in Haiti, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has said.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Twilight bosses step up security to keep actors safe at Louisiana shoot


November 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Twilight bosses have added more security to protect stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart from over-zealous fans at their shoot in Louisiana.The actors are currently working on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

First Lady Michelle Obama launches campaign for healthier kids


February 10th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – First Lady Michelle Obama revealed the launching of a new campaign today that encourages an upbringing of healthier children, the White House announced Tuesday.Let’s Move is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Volley of US drone attacks kill 16 Taliban extremists in North Waziristan


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.3 (ANI): A series of drone strikes has killed at least 16 Taliban operatives in terror hot bed North Waziristan.According to sources, unmanned Predator aircraft showered over 18 missiles at ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shipping ministry calls meeting for Chennai port road project


January 12th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The shipping ministry has called a meeting of Chennai Port Trust and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Jan 18 to sort out the tangle and take forward ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Extramarital affairs on the rise in China


November 27th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): There has been a drastic increase in the number of extramarital affairs over a decade in China.According to the city's government-financed support centre that targets rising mental ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Recession lifts lingerie sales as Brits plan pleasure at home this Christmas


November 26th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): It looks like recession-hit Britons are looking for "pleasure" at home this Christmas, for there has been a drastic increase in the sales of luxury lingerie since ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Babies born with drug, alcohol addiction problems on the rise in Scotland


August 17th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): There has been a drastic increase in the number of babies born with drug and alcohol addiction problems in Scotland.According to the Scottish Sun, one in every 264 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Physical education-related injuries increasing among schoolkids


August 3rd, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): There has been a drastic increase in the number of physical education-related injuries among school students over a decade, according to a study.Conducted by the Centre for Injury ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

With one million users, Britain’s the cocaine capital of Europe: UN report


June 25th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): According to a United Nations drugs report, more than one million people in Britain are cocaine users, with one in 20 school children also having tried it, making ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sex crimes soaring Down Under


April 27th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 27 (ANI): There has been a drastic increase in the number of sex crimes Down Under, according to a new report.The recent police figures on pub and club offences have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eating disorders hitting Oz kids as young as five


April 19th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 19 (ANI): An increasing number of Oz kids, as young as five, are being diagnosed with eating disorders, warns an expert.Dr Sloane Madden claims that there has been a drastic ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Oz women’s bust sizes have drastically increased in 5yrs


April 6th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 6 (ANI): There has been a drastic increase in the bust size of Aussie women over the years, as nearly 40 pct are buying bras with a cup size of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Laser treatment on rise in US


March 25th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Over the past three years there has been a drastic increase in the number of patients seeking laser treatments to take light-years off their faces, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Carbohydrate-rich foods can be addictive as cigarettes


January 9th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 9 (ANI): Foods rich in carbohydrates such as cornflakes, and croissants could be as addictive as cigarettes, warns expert.Lead researcher Simon Thornley, from Auckland Regional Public Health Service has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Water charges in Kerala to go up drastically


September 24th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) The left government in Kerala Wednesday gave the nod to a drastic increase in water charges across the board -- but those 'below the poverty line', consuming less ... Read more...

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Aussies paid 10m visits to docs for mental problems in 2007!


August 6th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 6 (ANI): Australians made more than 10 million health visits last year in a bid to get help for mental health problems, according to a new report.The report has ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu cuts sales tax on diesel by 2 percent


June 6th, 2008 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) In order to provide some cushion against the drastic increase in the fuel prices, the Tamil Nadu government Thursday decided to cut the sales tax on diesel by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Viagra linked to sexual infections in older men


May 24th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, May 24 (ANI): British doctors have warned that there has been a drastic increase in sexually transmitted diseases (STD) among older men using Viagra, because it fuels extramarital affairs.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pro-Qaeda terror sites flood web space


January 19th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Jan 19 (ANI): To spread its tentacles worldwide, international terrorist organisation Al Qaeda is making extensive use of the webworld, educating Islamic radicals about jihad and inviting those who intend to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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