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Watching TV linked to unhealthy eating


May 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Don't allow your children to be glued to TV if you want them to eat healthy. Television viewing time is associated with lower odds of ... Read more...

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Bilingual kids faster at switching tasks


April 4th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 4 (IANS) Bilingual children are faster at switching tasks than children who speak only one language, a study says.However, the study also found that bilinguals are slower ... Read more...

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Women take longer to deliver babies than 50 years ago


April 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Women take longer to deliver babies today than they did 50 years ago, according to an analysis of nearly 140,000 deliveries, conducted by researchers at ... Read more...

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Brain imaging shows caregiving impulse


March 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Adults who care for babies show up as distinct patterns in their brains while viewing the image of a baby's face, according to new research. ... Read more...

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Vitamin D shrinks fibroid tumours in mice


March 5th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Treatment with vitamin D has shown promise in shriking uterine fibroids in lab rats, which tend to develop the benign tumours, says a new study.Uterine ... Read more...

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Caffeine elevates estrogen levels in Asian women


January 27th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Asian women who consumed an average two cups of coffee daily had elevated estrogen levels as compared to those who consumed less.However, Caucasian women who ... Read more...

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Boys develop social skills through kindergarten friendships


November 30th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) High-quality friendships in kindergarten spell better social skills in the first and third grades for boys and also fewer behaviour problems as compared to girls. ... Read more...

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ADHD medication may delay boys’ puberty


September 21st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in a new study into the effect of the medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children have announced that the active ingredient may delay ... Read more...

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Etihad official carrier of Pakistani special olympics team


June 21st, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 20 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Etihad Airways will be the official carrier for Pakistan's special olympics team in the upcomming sports event in Athens this year, it was ... Read more...

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Scientists find trigger behind spread of cancer


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Scientists have cracked one of the secrets behind the spread of cancer -- a protein that helps the disease thrive and spread through the body, besides aiding ... Read more...

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Depression high among cyber bullying victims


September 26th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Young victims of cyber bullying, which occurs online or by mobile phone, are more likely to suffer from depression than their tormentors, a new study finds. Cyber bullying ... Read more...

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Cyber bully victims ‘more likely to be depressed than tormentors’


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): A new study has discovered that young victims of cyber bullying are more vulnerable to depression as compared to their tormentors.Cyber bullying is different from the traditional ... Read more...

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Co-ordination between home, preschool, school key to child’s progress


May 14th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Co-ordination between home, preschool, and school is fundamental to child's progress, a new study claims.Robert Crosnoe, associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, ... Read more...

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Parent involvement vital in elementary years


May 14th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Children whose parents are more involved across elementary school have fewer problem behaviors and better social skills, but that children's academics aren't affected, according to a new ... Read more...

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Why do obese kids attract bullies?


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Obese children are more likely to be bullied regardless of gender, race, socio-economic status, social skills or academic achievement, says a new study. "Physicians who care for obese ... Read more...

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Obese kids are bullied more


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that obese children are more likely to be bullied regardless of gender, race, socioeconomic status, social skills or academic achievement.A research ... Read more...

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Why we are the size we are


April 8th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Wondering why you are so tall or so short? Well, a new study has suggested that 'growth genes' are not driven by age, but by the process ... Read more...

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The long and short of it lies in the growth process


April 8th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Wondering why you are so tall or so short? Scientists have found that 'growth genes' are not driven by age, but by the process of growth itself. This ... Read more...

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Vitamin C supplements don’t reduce BP risk in pregnant woman


April 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Taking vitamin C and E supplements in early pregnancy does not reduce the risk for hypertensive disorders and their complications during pregnancy, says a new study. The supplements ... Read more...

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Vitamin C and E supplements don’t cut risk for BP disorders of pregnancy


April 8th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Vitamin C and E supplements are of no help when taken in early pregnancy to reduce the risk for the hypertensive disorders and their complications that occur ... Read more...

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Newborn-care training in developing countries reduces stillbirths: Study


February 18th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A study has revealed that the rate of stillbirths in rural areas of six developing countries fell more than 30 percent following a basic training program in ... 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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Sudden infant deaths linked to low serotonin levels


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) The brains of infants who die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) produce low levels of serotonin, a brain chemical that conveys messages between cells and plays ... Read more...

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Low levels of serotonin linked to sudden infant death syndrome


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists have found a link between low levels of serotonin - a brain chemical that conveys messages between cells - and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).They found ... Read more...

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Artificial sperm and eggs ‘just 5 years away’


October 29th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): In a revolutionary discovery, researchers have successfully transformed human embryonic stem cells into germ cells, the embryonic cells that ultimately give rise to sperm and eggs.The breakthrough ... Read more...

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Edward Kennedy’s Death Mourned By Republicans


August 26th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Senator Edward Kennedy was the power house for the Democrats and a subject of ridicule for the Republicans. But such was the capability of the Senator to span the partisan ... Read more...

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Imitation cements social bonding, say researchers


August 14th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Imitation, goes an old saying, is the sincerest form of flattery. New research shows it also cements social bonding and later friendships. The study, led by scientists at ... Read more...

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Like humans, monkeys too prefer mimics


August 14th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Humans are not the only ones who recognise imitation as the sincerest form of flattery - monkeys too have a thing for those who ape their ... Read more...

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies at 88


August 12th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 12 (IBNS) President John F Kennedy ’s sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who carried on the family’s public service tradition by founding the Special Olympics and championing the rights of the ... Read more...

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Only 2 Kennedy siblings left on earth


August 12th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 12 (IBNS) Joseph Kennedy, the millionaire businessman and one-time ambassador to Great Britain, begot nine children from his wife Rose. At present only two Kennedy siblings are alive-Jean Kennedy Smith ... Read more...

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Eunice Shriver Passes Away


August 12th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by GD
Eunice Kennedy Shriver passed away today morning (USA time). She died at the Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Massachusetts. She had suffered a number of strokes and also had been suffering from ... Read more...

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Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy dies at 88


August 11th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (DPA) Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a younger sister of late US President John F. Kennedy and known for her work on behalf of people with mental disabilities, died Tuesday ... Read more...

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Statement from President Obama on the passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver


August 11th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- "Michelle and I were deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Eunice was many things to many people: a mother who inspired ... Read more...

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Statement from Gov. Schwarzenegger on the passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver


August 11th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday said he is "immensely saddened" by the passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, his mother-in-law.Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who founded the Special ... Read more...

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Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver dead


August 11th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics, sister of former US president John F Kennedy and Senators Robert F Kennedy and Edward M Kennedy and the mother-in-law of California Governor ... Read more...

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