facial muscles

Why faces cannot lie?


March 19th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) British scientists have claimed to have decoded a secret code written on everyone's face which gets revealed while lying.Researchers, from the University of British Columbia, have ... Read more...

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Dracula therapy: Fighting ageing with your own blood


November 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) For ages, blood sucking has been the preserve of vampires, but medical science has now put 'dracula therapy' to good use - to fight ageing. ... Read more...

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Charla Nash shows her new face after a face transplant


August 12th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time since her breakthrough face transplant, the woman who had her face torn by a friend’s chimpanzee has shown her new face ... Read more...

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Second full-face transplant performed in Boston


April 29th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boston, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The second full face transplant in the United States has been performed at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Doctors and hospital staff spent about 14 hours to ... Read more...

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Love your smartphone? Then check out the negatives too


March 20th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Proud of your latest smartphone and the sparkling bright images? Well take care, your status symbol could cause premature facial wrinkles as well as increase ... Read more...

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Brit toddler takes cheesy route to beat rare disease


December 29th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): A cheesy snack has helped a British toddler, who was told he could never eat normally, to beat a rare congenital disease.Hugo Smith, 2, from Bridlington, East Yorkshire, ... Read more...

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Hot-wax mask ‘that wipes years off your face’ is the latest A-list craze


November 20th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A hot-wax mask is nowadays the latest rage in skin care - the paraffin wax facial is a thermal mask billed as the quickest way to a "non-surgical ... Read more...

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Forever young - more men opting for Botox


October 25th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Wrinkles, forehead creases, crow's feet, bunny lines... these are worrying lines, and not just for the women. An increasing number of men are going in ... Read more...

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17 week foetus breaks into big smile


October 11th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) The beaming smile is unmistakable - it sits well on the tiny face of a foetus just 17 weeks old.The scan seems to suggest that a baby can ... Read more...

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Computer screens retarding kids’ brains


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, August 2 (ANI): A psychologist has warned that computer screens are bad for the brains of young children.Dr Aric Sigman, an American-born British psychologist warns against computer usage, especially by any ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why laughter is contagious


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): How many times has it happened that when one person starts laughing, it takes no time till everybody else in the group starts rolling too? And now, researchers ... Read more...

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Cream with electric charge to treat skin wrinkles


July 19th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Fret not for your wrinkled skin. Beauty-conscious people can now have a cream that can rejuvenate facial muscles with electric current. Based on the method of "bio-electricity", the cream ... Read more...

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Briton defeats death with blink of an eye


July 14th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 14 (IANS) A blink of an eye stood between life and death of a supposedly brain-dead Briton. When doctors were about to go ahead with his family's decision ... Read more...

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Botox paralyzes your emotions, too


June 27th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): A well-known side effect of Botox is the inability to fully express emotions. Now, a new research has revealed another side effect of the anti-wrinkle jabs: the inability ... Read more...

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Botox research shows ’smiling actually increases your happiness’


June 24th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): If you have undergone a Botox treatment, you should smile more often to feel happier, suggests a new research.Botox, used to fight facial wrinkles, is made of an ... Read more...

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Gene linked to hereditary incontinence identified


June 14th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) have identified a gene responsible for a rare condition that turns smiles into grimaces and impedes bladder and bowel control. The ... Read more...

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Gene linked to hereditary incontinence identified


June 8th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): The culprit gene for a rare condition that turns smiles into grimaces and impedes bladder and bowel control has been identified by Medical College of Georgia researchers.The discovery ... Read more...

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Botox can actually cause wrinkles


May 11th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 11 (ANI): Botox, known as the perfect solution to get rid of signs of ageing, can actually cause extra wrinkles.Botox is a toxin injected under the skin, which paralyses ... Read more...

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World’s first full face transplant carried out in Spain


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) The world's first full face transplant has been carried out in Spain, a team of doctors has claimed. The Telegraph Friday reported that the operation took place on a ... Read more...

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Docs in Spain perform world’s first full face transplant


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A team of over 30 doctors in Spain has performed the world's first full face transplant.The operation was conducted at Barcelona's Vall d'Hebron University Hospital on a ... Read more...

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Botox can cost you your friends


April 11th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11(ANI): Botox can result in limiting facial expressions that can eventually hamper relationships, as people using it may not be able to show their emotions completely, a new study suggest.Apparently, ... Read more...

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‘Botox in a bottle’ a hit Down Under


February 27th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 27 (ANI): Demand for a product described as "botox in a bottle", which claims to have the ability to reduce wrinkles in 90 seconds, has gone up after women came ... Read more...

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Shelby Dressel Bids Goodbye To “American Idol”


February 17th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amidst the raging Olympics fever, Fox had to make sure that it gets high ratings. The last episode of "American Idol" was 2 hours long. According ... Read more...

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Botox may help keep anger, sadness at bay


February 10th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Botox can prevent people from experiencing negative emotions, according to a new study.Botulinum toxin type A (BTX) - known as Botox - is used to paralyze facial muscles ... Read more...

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Botox might turn out to be the next bioweapon of mass destruction


January 27th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that terrorists may use botox, which is used for wrinkle treatment, as a bioweapon of mass destruction.Botox is the toxin that causes the deadly food poisoning ... Read more...

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Cher spends $2,500 a week on facials


January 24th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) American singer Cher spends $2,500 a week on facials and specialist treatments to maintain her youthful appearance on the sets of her new movie "Burlesque". Cher, who has ... Read more...

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Synthetic muscles restore ability to blink, save eyesight


January 18th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Synthetic muscles can restore the ability of patients with facial paralysis to blink, potentially benefiting thousands who can't shut their eyelids due to stroke, nerve injury or facial ... Read more...

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Avatar beauty Zoe Saldana in sexy photoshoot


December 27th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 27 (ANI): Avatar actress Zoe Saldana has won more admirers after shooting for a sexy magazine photoshoot.The 31-year-old, known as the computer-generated warrior Neytiri in James Cameron's latest blockbuster, posed ... Read more...

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Ancient whale was dwarf mud-sucker


December 25th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): A new study has determined that an ancient dwarf whale unearthed in southeastern Australia captured its prey by slurping up mouthfuls of mud.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Paa’ for Amitabh and Vidya Balan’s performances (IANS Film Review - Ratings: ** 1/2)


December 4th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Film: "Paa"; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Paresh Rawal; Director: R. Balakrishnan; Rationg ** 1/2When a director takes a road less travelled, it means risk and challenges. Director ... Read more...

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Europeans good at distinguishing facial expressions


August 18th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Asians tend to have a tougher time than Europeans when it comes to telling the difference between a face that looks fearful versus surprised, disgusted versus angry, according ... Read more...

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Facial expressions may act as language barriers in cross-cultural situations


August 14th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Glasgow have shown that facial expressions also show language barriers.Led by Roberto Caldara, the researchers have basically tried to explain why people ... Read more...

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Even reading certain words can trigger a smile


August 8th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): Just reading some words can activate a person's facial muscles and make him or her smile unknowingly, reveals a new study.Psychologists Francesco Foroni from VU University Amsterdam and ... Read more...

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Hyper-realistic Einstein robot can smile and frown


July 9th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) A hyper-realistic Einstein robot has learned to smile and frown through a process of self-guided learning, according to a latest study. University of California, San Diego (UCSD), researchers ... Read more...

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Robot taught to smile and frown through self-guided learning


July 9th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have revealed that a hyper-realistic Einstein robot has learnt to smile and make facial expressions through a process of self-guided ... Read more...

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