family history

Smoking More Than 20 Cigarettes a Day Triples Chances of Brain Haemorrhage


August 30th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has shown that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day triples the chances of someone getting brain hemorrhages. It has also been found out that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Leaner diabetics have higher death rate


August 8th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Leaner or normal weight adult diabetics have a higher death rate than their overweight or obese counterparts with the same disease, says a study.The Northwestern University ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bale never wanted to get married


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Actor Christian Bale says he never believed in marriage due to his family history, but his notion changed when he met make-up artist Sandra 'Sibi' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After dating for 15 years, Jon Hamm has no plans to wed


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Actor Jon Hamm, who has been dating actress Jennifer Westfeldt for 15 years, says marriage is not a part of their plans as they are happy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dannii Minogue’s cancer fears


October 15th, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Dannii Minogue claims having fallen so ill after giving birth to her first child that she feared she had cancer.The 39-year-old says she suffered severe ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dr Oz Kicks Off ‘Million Dollar You’ Challenge


September 27th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's 'Dr Oz Show', Weight Watcher has teamed up with Dr Oz in order to bring viewers the 'Million Dollar You' challenge. Dr Oz has a seven ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Painkiller used in hospitals, ambulances linked to hepatitis


April 18th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 18 (ANI): Doctors have indicated that a painkiller commonly used in hospitals and ambulances may be causing hepatitis, especially in patients who receive multiple doses.Three doctors Kacey O'Rourke, Stuart McMaster ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prejudice springs from ancient evolutionary roots


March 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) The tendency to perceive others as "us versus them" isn't exclusively human but appears to be shared by our primate cousins, says a new study.Yale researchers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mums, not dads, pass on Alzheimer’s risk: Study


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): A new study has suggested that a person is more likely to inherit Alzheimer's disease from his/her mother than his/her father.In general, people who have first-degree relatives with Alzheimer's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Relatives of melanoma patients still ignoring Sun safety advice: Study


February 21st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new research has indicated that despite being aware of risks of sunbathing and that this risk is increased in people with a family history of melanoma, young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boozing aggravates sleeping problems more in women than men


February 16th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study from University of Michigan has found that intoxication from alcohol can increase feelings of sleepiness while at the same time disrupt actual sleep measures in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Remembering ancestors boosts chances of success


January 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Something as simple as thinking about your ancestors can boost your chances of success in examinations or job interviews.The so-called "ancestor effect" seems to work by reminding the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Thinking about ancestors ‘can boost chances of success in exam’


January 4th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Spending a few minutes thinking about your ancestors before an exam or job interview can significantly boost your chances of success, according to scientists at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Risk for alcoholism linked to obesity risk: Study


December 31st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Scientists have revealed in a new study that those at risk for alcoholism are also at an increased risk for obesity.Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meet the Facebook couple who tied the knot at 82 and 77!


December 11th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Who says Facebook is only for the young? Even, the not-so-young can find love and happiness on the social networking site.Barbara Moore and Laurence Brocklesby, a couple ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Finger length predicts prostate cancer risk: Study


December 1st, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that a man's risk of prostate cancer can be measured by looking at his hands.Their study showed that men whose index fingers are longer than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MRI recommended for women with personal history of breast cancer


November 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that women with a personal history of breast cancer should consider annual screening with MRI in addition to mammography.The American Cancer Society (ACS) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alzheimer’s risk increases with maternal inheritance


November 16th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): It is well known that individuals with a parental history of Alzheimer's are at increased risk for developing the disorder, but a new study suggests that which of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers look at new treatment for prostate cancer


November 15th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) A major discovery could pave the way for new treatments in prostate cancer. Researchers have found that male hormones play a key role in promoting a specific genetic ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Male sex hormones that mutate in prostate cancer identified


November 15th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that a major discovery of a cause of prostate cancer could pave the way for new treatments.They have found that male hormones play a key ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High levels of uric acid linked to high blood pressure


November 8th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with high levels of uric acid in their blood are more likely to develop high blood pressure.Hyperuricemia is an abnormally high ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pregnancy-related morning sickness could be hereditary


November 6th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): Women whose sisters experienced extreme morning sickness, are 17 times more likely to develop the condition, suggests a new study.Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is an extreme form of nausea ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sarah Harding cynical about love, marriage


October 31st, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Actress Sarah Harding has revealed that she is cynical when it comes to relationships.The "Girls Aloud" star, whose parents split when she was 14 years old, has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Breast density linked to breast cancer risk


October 30th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A new study has found that women with dense breasts and no lobular involution are at a higher risk for developing breast cancer than those with non-dense breasts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Tall men more likely to develop testicular cancer


October 27th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have linked the increased risk of developing testicle cancer to the height of a man.A study has revealed that the chances of developing a testicle cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taller men at higher risk of testicular cancer


October 27th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Taller men are more at risk of testicular cancer than shorter men, says a new research. Scientists have found that for every two inches above the average ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Taller men at higher risk of testicular cancer: Experts


October 27th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): U.S experts have revealed that taller men may have a higher risk of getting testicular cancer.After examining data on more than 10,000 men, researchers discovered that for every ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women can ‘inherit breast cancer from mother’s or father’s side’


October 25th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women at risk of breast cancer miss out on tests and early diagnosis because their father's family's health history is disregarded.Canadian researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taking aspirin daily may help prevent bowel cancer


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a daily aspirin tablet helps protect against bowel cancer.Oxford University found it cut cases by a quarter and deaths by more than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Overprotective parents put their kids at higher risk of food allergies


October 4th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 4 (ANI): Over protective parents, who are scared of childhood food allergies, and hence delay the introduction of troublesome foods, could be unwittingly raising their child's risk.A Melbourne-based study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man U veteran Giggs asks Rooney to toughen up


October 1st, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.1 (ANI): Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has told ace striker Wayne Rooney to toughen up quickly.The Sun quoted Giggs, as saying: "When I was younger - 17, 18 or ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Flu Shot Said to Reduce Heart Attack Risk


September 21st, 2010 - 3:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to Reuters Health, a study was published on Monday which showed that if you get the flu shot as a middle aged or older adult, you may ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

African American William Holland Finds Himself To Be Of Royal Blood After DNA Test, Family Reunion In Cameroon


September 10th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Atlanta researcher William Holland has just seen a 'Princess Diaries' happening to him as the result of a genealogical research has revealed that he is actually ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tomato diet can ward off cancer


September 9th, 2010 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Tomatoes can protect people against prostate cancer and may even slow the growth of a tumour, say scientists. The study was done on mice and researchers found those fed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Daredevil makes new high wire record by walking 260ft in the air


August 30th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): A daredevil high wire performer has apparently broken his own record by cycling across a tightrope 260ft in the air, without a safety net.Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation funambulist ... Read more...

Posted in World |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe