emotional support

Mental illness behind her, but nowhere to go (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In the dimly-lit lobby of a shelter for the mentally-ill homeless, she sits reading the tattered printout of an e-mail from her US-based brother. The ... Read more...

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Emotional toll make patients out of doctors (Health Feature)


July 20th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The white coat, those knowing eyes, that reassuring voice when in pain, a mere glimpse of a doctor puts us at ease. Little does one ... Read more...

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Britain may allow pet monkeys, pigs on plane


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Pot-bellied pigs, miniature horses and monkeys could be allowed to travel with you on planes under new British transport rules.The guidelines are part of a draft ... Read more...

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Comics are recent mythology, says ‘Spider-Man’ actress Emma (With Images)


June 16th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Spiderman story can be told over and over again without affecting viewer interest, says actress Emma Stone, who plays Peter Parker's love interest Gwen ... Read more...

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Spreading childhood cancer awareness on bicycles


March 24th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A team of four cyclists, Cycling 4Change, arrived in the capital Saturday, covering a distance of 1,940 km in 21 days, in a ride titled ... Read more...

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Emotional support cuts absenteeism at workplace


February 7th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 7 (IANS) An employee experiencing the stress of intense workdays might develop stomach ache or headache, compelling him to take leave of absence.But when his supervisor offers ... Read more...

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In twilight years, teachers get ‘gurudakshina’ of love


January 27th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Providing medical help, financial support and companionship to elderly teachers to bring joy to their lonely lives, the alumni of a leading Kolkata school are paying ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NRIs to join Anna’s fast


August 13th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A group of 25 non-resident Indians (NRIs) from the Middle East will join Anna Hazare's fast here from Aug 16 to demand the enactment of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Co-workers support key to longevity


August 5th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Employees buoyed up by their co-workers' support and goodwill tend to live longer and better."We spend most of our waking hours at work, and we don't ... Read more...

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Pet owners are healthier, happier


July 12th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS/EFE) Even people who aren't struggling with illness can benefit from the emotional support provided by pets, said a study.Researchers also found evidence to dispel the notion ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dads not just money bags: changing role of fathers (Father’s Day is June 19)


June 18th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) "It is a wise father that knows his own child" - Shakespeare's words continue to resonate in the modern world where fathers are moving ... Read more...

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Heartbroken Hefner finds support in ex-wife


June 16th, 2011 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner has found support in ex-wife Kimberley Conrad after his split from fiance Crystal Harris, days before they were due to tie ... Read more...

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Early friendship with males ups chances of substance abuse in teen girls


March 11th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A new study has found that girls who tend to initiate the transition to a mixed-gender friendship network earlier in life are more likely to develop substance abuse ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jude Law seeks comfort in ex-wife


February 11th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Hollywood actor Jude Law has been spending time with his ex-wife Sadie Frost following his second split from actress Sienna Miller.The "Sherlock Holmes" actor who has three ... Read more...

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Dion underwent emotional turmoil after twins birth


January 8th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Singer Celine Dion reveals she suffered from mood swings, fatigue and a loss of appetite following the birth of her twins last year."Some of the first days after ... Read more...

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Lasting relationships key to good mental health: Study


January 4th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Long relationships have a positive effect on people's mental health - even if they are not married, a study has found.The study has found that men and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Deepika Padukone: The Flak And Thereafter


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood star Deepika Padukone is not one star that does not belong to any lineage of film family nor does she have anyone even remotely related to her in the ... Read more...

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Master Chef India: A Big Surprise In Store For The Contestants!


December 1st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Among the top 12 Master Chef contestants, the show is now left with only seven contestants and they will face the greatest challenges ahead. So, before facing the high pressure, the ... Read more...

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Is Demi Lavato Dating Wilmer Valderrama?


November 15th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): ‘We are just good friends’, this has been the slogan of several stars when they don’t want to disclose their relationship with each other in public. ... Read more...

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Miley Back With Liam Hemsworth, Why?


October 30th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A couple of month back, we heard that Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have called it quits and their relationship was finally over. The ‘Last Song’ ... Read more...

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India needs more counsellors, say experts


October 26th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, October 26 (IANS) With a large number of people suffering from mental diseases, the stigma attached to going for counselling needs to be fought, experts said here on the second ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Christina Aguilera’s ‘lust for lesbian romps led to divorce’


October 21st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): The reason behind Christina Aguilera and hubby Jordan Bratma spilt is out - the singer was apparently dumped by hubby because of her 'lust for lesbian romps.'The ... Read more...

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Women still value thoughtfulnes over sex


October 7th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Today's women too value thoughtfulness above sex in relationships, a survey said. Almost half the women listed emotional understanding and intimacy as most important in a relationship. Only ... Read more...

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Socially active live longer than loners


September 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Your friends might help you live longer without your knowing it. A new study says that those surrounded by family and friends are 50 percent less likely to ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie does not have many confidantes


September 11th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sexy siren Angelina Jolie claimed in a recent interview that she does not have many friends in the film industry or outside. The 35-year old actress ... Read more...

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Mudgal’s voice creates magic at cancer patients’ fundraiser


August 29th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Ragas gave a healing touch at the Chinmaya Mission auditorium here when renowned classical singer Shubha Mudgal rendered verses of Kabir at a fundraiser for cancer patients. ... Read more...

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Confident teachers help tiny tots gain more skills


July 26th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Teachers with higher confidence levels help pre-schoolers gain more language and literacy skills, a new study says. However, in some cases, students only saw gains when their teachers also ... Read more...

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Thrill-seeking leads to workplace affairs: Experts


June 24th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, June 24(IANS) Physical attraction or emotional bonding at the workplace is bound to happen, but it can land you in trouble if the motive behind that growing bond ... Read more...

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Masculine ideals, strong family ties prevent suicides


June 18th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Masculine ideals of strength coupled with strong family ties can help men combat depression and overcome thoughts of suicide. University of British Columbia researchers John Oliffe and John Ogrodniczuk ... Read more...

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Loved ones key to prevention of suicides among men: Study


June 17th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): University of British Columbia researchers suggest that masculine ideals of strength coupled with strong family ties can help men combat depression and overcome thoughts of suicide.UBC researchers John ... Read more...

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Confident teachers help pre-schoolers learn more


June 8th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Pre-school students are likely to gain more language and literacy skills if they have teachers who possess ample self-confidence. "Emotionally responsive relationships between teachers and children may be the ... Read more...

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Confident teachers boost students’ language, literacy skills


June 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new research suggests that confident schoolteachers have a more positive effect on a child's learning abilities.However, in some cases students only saw gains when their teachers also ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kylie Minogue smashes splitting rumours


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue has smashed rumours that her 18-month romance with model Andres Velencoso Segura was on the rocks. The couple put on a show of togetherness as ... Read more...

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Andres walks out on Kylie


June 1st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue and her Spanish boyfriend Andres Velencoso Segura's 18-month relationship has hit the rocks after a bust-up during which the latter walked out. The incident took ... Read more...

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I will be shuttling between India and Nepal after marriage: Manisha Koirala (Interview)


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Bollywood diva Manisha Koirala, who is all set to tie the knot with Nepali businessman Samrat Dahal June 19, says she will definitely have a ... Read more...

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