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Religious young adults ‘more likely to become obese by middle age’


March 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A new Northwestern Medicine study has found that young adults who frequently attend religious activities are 50 percent more likely to become obese by middle age than young ... Read more...

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Joan Collins’ too-tight dress makes her swoon at Vanity Fair party


March 1st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): Actress Joan Collins had to be taken out of the Vanity Fair post-Oscar party in an ambulance after the tight dress she wore made her woozy.Collins, 77, ... Read more...

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Reduced levels of important neurotransmitter linked to multiple sclerosis


February 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago have demonstrated that damage to a particular area of the brain and a consequent reduction in noradrenaline are associated with ... Read more...

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Brain spot where fear resides discovered


December 17th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Snakes, spiders, haunted houses and horror movies may frighten most of us, but there is one woman who doesn't seem to be afraid of them or anything else. ... Read more...

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Pollution ‘increases risk of cardiac arrest’


September 21st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the fine particles of pollution that hang in the air can increase the risk for sudden cardiac arrest.A team from Long Island ... Read more...

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Memory loss unlikely to shut off emotions


April 13th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Alzheimer's patients might forget a joke or a meaningful conversation --but the warm feelings associated with the experience can stick around and boost their mood, says a new ... Read more...

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Emotions linger despite memory loss


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new study has found that emotions may persist long after the actual memory of an experience dies.In the study, neuroscientist Justin Feinstein at the University of Iowa ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s patients develop brain abnormalities before symptoms occur


January 21st, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new American research has found that Parkinson's patients develop brain abnormalities before symptoms of the disease start showing.The study, which appears in the Journal of Neuroscience, also ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia gene may reduce cancer risk


January 20th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A gene that puts people on road to schizophrenia may provide protection against some forms of cancer, according to a new study.As per scientists at The Feinstein Institute ... Read more...

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Cyber criminals may have created ‘zombie’ cellphone network


July 18th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Experts have warned that hackers may have created a network of "zombie" cellphones, similar to a network of virus-infected personal computers, to send spam or carry out cyber ... Read more...

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Jobless New Yorkers turning pole dancers


March 29th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 29 (ANI): Women who got kicked out of their plush jobs are now showing off their moves as "gentlemen's club entertainers" at upscale jiggle joints in Manhattan.These ladies, who ... Read more...

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New York strip club invites Oz PM Rudd back


March 26th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.26 (ANI): A New York strip club that Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd once visited in his youth, has invited him and his wife Therese Rein to a special ... Read more...

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Jackie Mason in racism row after calling Obama a schvartze


March 16th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Veteran comedian Jackie Mason has come under fire for calling U.S. President Barack Obama a schvartze, a controversial Yiddish phrase used to describe black people that is ... Read more...

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Top US spy resigns


January 28th, 2009 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (Xinhua) US Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Michael McConnell has resigned, his office said Tuesday. Ronald Burgess, the third-in-command in McConnell's office, will be the acting DNI until Dennis ... Read more...

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Gene therapy normalizes brain function in Parkinson’s patients


November 20th, 2007 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 20 (ANI): An experimental gene therapy has shown the potential to normalise brain function in patients with Parkinsons disease in a study involving brain scans.The effects of the treatment ... Read more...

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Green tea could prove to be the perfect elixir for severe sepsis


November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 am ICT by admin
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