Olympics: Heartbreak for Liu and Idowu in Tuesday’s qualification

August 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) There were two major surprises Tuesday on the athletics track as China's 110 metres hurdler Liu Xiang and British triple-jump hope Phillips Idowu both failed to ... Read more...

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Sleep bolsters unconscious learning, memory

September 28th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) People may be learning while asleep -- an unconscious form of memory still not well understood."Simply improving your sleep could potentially improve your performance in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

It’s work over health for Prateik Babbar

August 13th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) For Prateik Babbar, work is above all and he proved it when he attended a test shoot for an untitled Hindi film despite being ill. According to a ... Read more...

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Women torture friend for having sex with ex

July 31st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Two women in Britain allegedly kidnapped and tortured a friend, scalding her with boiling water and kicking her, after they found out she had sex with one of ... Read more...

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British women jailed for ’sadistic’ torture

July 30th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Two British women have landed in jail after torturing a friend whom they believed had slept with one of their ex-boyfriends.Lucy Viner-Mood, 22, and Lois Gibson, 18, ... Read more...

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As in humans, sleep solidifies bird’s memories

January 13th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Sleep is the tonic that helps humans stabilise information and tasks learned during the preceding day. Now researchers have found that sleep has similar effects upon learning in ... Read more...

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Sleep can reduce mistakes in memory

September 11th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): Here's a pointer for students flubbing multiple-choice tests: Sleep can reduce mistakes in memory, says a new study.The first-of-its-kind study led by a cognitive neuroscientist at Michigan State ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two drunken mates fined for nude bike ride!

March 1st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Cairns, Mar 1 (ANI): Two drinking buddies have been fined 200 dollars and slammed as a pair of fools after a nude bike ride through floodwaters.Matthew Kean Fenn and Damien Mark ... Read more...

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Thermotherapy, chemo combo shrinks breast cancer tumours faster

November 28th, 2007 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A new study has found that using microwave heat along with chemotherapy raises the effectiveness of the treatment when it comes to treating breast cancer.The microwave treatment is ... Read more...

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