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Single kids likely to be obese?


September 18th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 18 (IANS) A single child has a more than 50 percent higher risk of being overweight or obese than those with siblings, as borne out by a study ... Read more...

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Warm parenting offers hope for callous, unemotional kids


July 25th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, July 25 (IANS) If a child receives consistent and warm parenting in a secure family environment, it can prevent them from psychopathic acts and violent crime in adulthood, says ... Read more...

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Male monkeys ride fathers’ reputation to success


July 11th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) If you're born to a father who's a strong and enduring community leader, you're far more likely to become a leader yourself due to a range ... Read more...

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Tearful mother greets kids back from Norway


April 26th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) After nearly a year's wait, a tearful Sagarika Bhattacharya Wednesday got her two children back in her lap. The children had returned to India from Norway ... Read more...

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NRI children return home from Norway (Third Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children, who were in foster care in Norway after they were separated from their parents on grounds of alleged negligence, returned to ... Read more...

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NRI children return home from Norway (Second Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children, who were in foster care in Norway after they were separated from their parents on grounds of alleged negligence, returned ... Read more...

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Norway custody case: Grandparents thank government


April 24th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The grandparents of Abhigyan and Aishwarya, the two Indian NRI children who were taken into foster care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, Tuesday expressed happiness ... Read more...

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NRI children back home from Norway (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) children in Norway who were taken into the custody by that country's Child Welfare Services on grounds of alleged ... Read more...

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Norway court hands over Indian children to uncle (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) In a major breather for the Bhattacharya family, a Norwegian court Monday decided to hand over the custody of two children, put under foster care ... Read more...

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Norway court hands over Indian children to uncle


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a major breather for the Bhattacharya family, a Norwegian court Monday decided to hand over the custody of two children, put under foster care ... Read more...

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Better off people have sounder health


April 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) People who are doing well financially and socially have better health than others. Higher education and a good job also protect against chronic diseases.These are some ... Read more...

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SOS Children’s Village model for homeless hailed


October 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The ministry of women and child development has hailed an NGO's programme for organising home-care villages for homeless children, a statement from SOS Village for ... Read more...

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Women forgive more readily than men


February 20th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Parents forgive more than children, while women forgive more readily than men, says a new study. "This study . . . shows us what reasons people have for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Do-gooders are born, not made


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) You can thank your genes more than your upbringing for being a do-gooder in real life.Psychologists from Edinburgh University in Britain surveyed 958 pairs of twins, including 361 ... Read more...

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Oz man could end up in jail for kissing wife on butt


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 23 (ANI): A man in Australia has been warned that he could face a jail term after he drunkenly kissed his estranged wife on her bottom.According to the Mercury, the ... Read more...

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Parents have limited influence on children’s eating habits


December 9th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): If you thought you could influence your child's eating habits, you are wrong - at least partially, for a new study claims that this influence is limited.Researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Romanian girl aged 10 gives birth to healthy baby in Spain


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): A ten-year-old Romanian girl has become one of the world's youngest mothers after she gave birth to a baby in a hospital in Spain.The baby weighed 6lb 6oz ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Perception of diseases determines its impact on patients


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Granada have stated that, "the idea that patients have of their disease affects their own coping and adaptation to it".They have developed ... Read more...

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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...

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Gene ‘makes kids more vulnerable to bullying’s effects’


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): It's well-known that children victimized by bullies face physical and emotional distress, and now researchers have discovered a genetic variation that moderates whether victims of bullying will go ... Read more...

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Who is likely to become a bully, victim or both?


July 9th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new research has found that kids and teenagers who lack social problem-solving skills are more at risk of becoming bullies, victims or both than those who don't ... Read more...

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Who is likely to become bully, victim or both?


July 9th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Research shows that children and adolescents who lack skills to solve social problems tend to become bullies, victims or both. It was also found that boys bully more than ... Read more...

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Negative family behind an aggressive child


March 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Children who are aggressive in nature usually come from conflictive families, a leading psychologist has reaffirmed.Psychologist Arantzazu Bellido confirmed the phenomenon for the Autonomous Community of the Basque ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Five-year-old sex offender in New Zealand


March 15th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 15 (IANS) A five-year-old boy and two six-year-olds were amongst the 12 children apprehended by New Zealand police for sexual assault last year, a media report said Monday. Police did not ... Read more...

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Genes determine our face recognition ability


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Our genes determine our ability to recognise faces, according to a study at UCL (University College London).In the study, scientists found that identical twins were twice as similar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Singapore premier urges couples to have more babies


February 13th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 13 (DPA) Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Saturday called on couples to have more children as the city-state's birth rate slipped to its lowest level in 2009. "Despite all our ... Read more...

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Hefner a real supporter of women, claims Pammie


December 16th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Former Playmate Pamela Anderson has lavished praised on Hugh Hefner, claiming he's a supporter of women.The stunner, who first posed for Playboy at the age of 22, ... Read more...

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Working in Playboy was like family affair: Pamela Anderson


December 16th, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson has claimed working in "Playboy" was like a "family" affair. The former model who first posed for the adult publication at the age ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

WAGs challenge World Cup Ban


September 26th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): England's Wags are raising their voices against their ban from next year's World Cup.Coach Fabio Capello said Cheryl Cole, Victoria Beckham, Alex Curran and the others would ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus In Pole Dancing Controversy


August 11th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
The audience at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday night was in for a shock as Miley Cyrus took to the stage to perform on her song "Party in the USA". First ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi’s kids stand by him in ‘Papi’ row


May 28th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): The scandal surrounding Silvio Berlusconi's friendship with an 18-year-old aspiring model has started a new guessing game in Italy over its authenticity. His wife, however, is not happy ... Read more...

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Making a difference in the lives of the unwanted in Madhya Pradesh


April 30th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Banmor (Madhya Pradesh), April 30 (ANI): A voluntary organisation in Madhya Pradesh is giving a new meaning to the lives of scores of recuperated mentally challenged individuals through their rehabilitation.The Online ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Genes ‘time virginity loss’


April 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): There's a genetic link to the age at which a person loses his or her virginity, says a new study.And the correlation can be explained by inherited behavioural ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Playful kids likely to maintain active lifestyle


March 10th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 10 (IANS) Children who are given plenty of opportunities to play at home are more likely to maintain an active lifestyle as grown-ups, according to new research. The finding comes from ... Read more...

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Children as young as two should be checked for obesity: Experts


February 22nd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Kids as young as two should be examined for signs of obesity in order to prevent future health struggles, say British Government advisers.Health officials are asking experts ... Read more...

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