educational attainment

Brilliant or dull - triad of genes decides that


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) A triad of genes determines how brilliant or dull you are at your studies, whether you complete your high school or attend college. The three genes ... Read more...

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One in four Indians ’suffering’: Gallup poll


May 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) South Asians rated their lives worse in 2011 than most residents in other parts of Asia with nearly one in four Indians "suffering", third highest after ... Read more...

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Poor literacy major problem for Indian youths, says report


April 19th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Poor literacy remains a major hurdle for Indian youths in terms of employment opportunities and levels of education in India are greatly influenced by gender, ... Read more...

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Smoking, chronic pain linked in women


September 29th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Women who puff heavily are likely to undergo more chronic musculoskeletal pain.Over 6,000 women aged over 18 years were surveyed on their smoking habits and symptoms ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Being jobless no better than having a bad job!


March 15th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 15 (ANI): A new study has found that the impact on mental health of a badly paid, poorly supported, or short term job can be as harmful as no job ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heavy drinking in late adolescence linked to long-term alcohol problems


February 9th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Reducing drinking during late adolescence is likely to be important for preventing long-term adverse consequences of drinking, as well as protecting against more immediate harms, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obesity linked to income and education


February 8th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have revealed that obesity is more prevalent in areas with lower educational attainment and certain ethnic profiles than in areas ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early educational enrichment can bring improved health in adulthood


January 15th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that that early educational enrichment can bring improved health and healthier behaviors in early adulthood.For the study, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Child neglect as harmful as physical or sexual abuse: Study


December 27th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 27 (ANI): An Australian study has pointed out that child neglect could be as harmful to children's cognitive development as physical and sexual abuse.Ryan Mills, a paediatrician and co-author of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Good high school grades bolster health


December 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) The 'A' grades that high schoolers earn also bolsters their health as adults.New research by Pamela Herd, associate professor of public affairs and sociology at the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Good grades lead to better health: Study


December 8th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): Good grades do make you teachers' favorite whereas parents shower excessive love if you are their 'A' grader child. And now a new research has revealed that they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rich, college educated Republicans likely to give Palin limited support


November 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.25 (ANI): Plenty of well-to-do and well-educated voters are unlikely to support or give limited support to former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin should she decide to run for president ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Students who think about future in high school attain higher education


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 03 (ANI): A recent study has concluded that students who have high aspirations and put thought into their futures during their high school years tend to reach higher levels of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children with pushy parents ‘do better at school’


October 29th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that children with pushy parents are likely to do better at school.The effort a parent puts into their child's education has a bigger ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India ranks very low on Global Gender Gap report


October 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 12 (ANI): India is ranked at 112 out of total 134 listed countries in the Global Gender Gap Report issued by World Economic Forum.Renowned Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, commenting ... Read more...

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Students should be encouraged to shoot for the stars, say experts


October 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that less academically promising students shouldn't be discouraged from setting high educational ambitions.Chardie Baird, K-State assistant professor of sociology, and John Reynolds, Florida ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Research Finds That Parents And Educators Should Encourage College Students To Shoot For The Stars


October 1st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A New study revealed that less academically promising students shouldn't be discouraged from setting high educational ambitions.Chardie Baird, K-State assistant professor of sociology, and John Reynolds, Florida State ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Family, culture decides whether intelligence leads to education


September 28th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Intelligence indeed decides how much education a person gets, but family, culture, and other factors too play a big role in a person's academic success, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Poverty in Pak reduced by 50 percent in Musharraf’s regime: World Bank report


August 10th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 10(ANI): A World Bank survey has revealed that poverty in Pakistan had reduced by 50 percent under former President Pervez Musharraf's government."The percentage of the people living below the ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley on Newsweek cover


July 17th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Emerging Indian American political star Nikki Haley has made it to the cover of Newsweek with a story on her transformation from "obscure state representative" to front ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Grammar baffles even native English speakers


July 12th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Do you think you understand basic grammar of English just because it's your native language? If you do, then you are most probably wrong.A new study said that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most young adults still financially unaware


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Knowledge or awareness of financial matters, even in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, is still low among young adults, according to a study conducted in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Books at home boost kids’ educational levels


May 21st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Parents who keep books at home encourage their children to acquire higher levels of education, says a 20-year study. For years, educators have thought the strongest predictor of attaining ... Read more...

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Savings account in child’s name can provide lifelong benefits


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A study has found that opening a savings account in the child's name can provide lifelong benefits to the child.Child Development Accounts (CDAs) are savings accounts that begin ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Highly-educated women more likely to have drinking problem


April 6th, 2010 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A new study has shown that women who are highly educated are more likely to consume alcohol than their less-educated counterparts. The research led by London School of Economics ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Highly-educated women drink the most


April 5th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): Women who attend university consume more alcohol than their less-educated counterparts, says a new British study.The study carried out at the London School of Economics showed that women ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Telephone depression program beneficial at a moderate cost


January 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): People undergoing telephone depression program only get a moderate increase in health care costs, according to researchers at Group Health Research Institute, Seattle.The researchers found that patients who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Healthy mind really does live in a healthy body


December 5th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): A new study has proved an old saying 'healthy mind lives in a healthy body'.Researchers from University of Gothenburg in Sweden have revealed that regular exercise boosts brain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK schools report 40,000 cases of racism every year: Report


October 29th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): A report published by the Manifesto Club, a civil liberties group, has claimed that British schools have to face or deal with more than 40,000 cases of racism ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Parental physical discipline in childhood linked to behaviour problems in teen age


September 15th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): If parents use physical discipline on kids during their childhood, it could lead to behaviour problems in adolescence, concluded two new studies.Researchers at Duke University, Oklahoma State University, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids as young as 10 under constant pressure to have perfect bod


August 27th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Kids as young as 10 are living under constant pressure to have the perfect body, say researchers.The study, led by researchers from Harvard University and the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Temporary jobs contribute to psychological distress of workers


August 11th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): People who work on temporary basis face an increased risk of mental health problems, according to a new research."Temporary workers-those lacking long-term, stable employment-seem to be susceptible to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diets high in protein, cholesterol linked to liver cancer


July 2nd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Diets high in protein and cholesterol are linked with a higher risk of hospitalization or death due to cirrhosis or liver cancer, while diets high in carbohydrates are ... Read more...

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European Commission condemns racist attacks on Roma community


February 26th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 26 (IANS) The European Commission Thursday expressed deep concern over reports of recent attacks against members of the Roma community in Europe. "I am very worried by these incidents. In ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Keeping employees happy is key to organisations success


February 4th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Want to run your organisation successfully? Well, then start keeping your employees happy, says a Kansas State University researcher.When employees have high levels of psychological well-being and ... Read more...

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