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Love to scratch your back? Here’s why


January 29th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) An itch can be the most vexing when it occurs on your ankles or your back, also providing the greatest relief when the particular part is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Butter chicken, aloo gobhi on Ferrari team’s platter


October 29th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Dal makhani, butter chicken, aloo gobhi, pakoras... The Ferrari team from Italy is living the soul of India at the Hilton Eros in the capital, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Spanish surgeon performs first transplant of two legs


July 12th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia (Spain), July 12 (IANS/EFE) Spanish surgeon Pedro Cavadas carried out here Monday the world's first-ever double leg transplant.The operation performed by Cavadas and his medical team at Valencia's La ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Warne set to be immortalised in bronze statue


May 30th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne is all set to be immortalised in bronze at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).The cricket legend, who has returned from his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A hug really can drive pain away


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has found that a hug from a loved one really does work in driving pain away and reducing stress.University of California revealed that, at least ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exposure to room light before bedtime may impact sleep quality, BP


January 13th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Exposure to electrical light between dusk and bedtime strongly suppresses melatonin levels and may impact physiologic processes regulated by melatonin signaling, such as sleepiness, thermoregulation, blood pressure and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Creams used to treat eczema can make it worse


November 14th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Using creams to relieve symptoms of eczema could actually worsen the condition, a study shows. Researchers have shown that the popular aqueous cream BP reduces the thickness ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Erectile dysfunction drug ‘could prevent hand, finger ulcers’


November 8th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A research has suggested that adding tadalafil to the treatment of people with scleroderma can improve Raynaud's phenomenon symptoms and heal and prevent hand and finger ulcers associated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meet quaint hunchback dino from 130 mn years ago


September 10th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sept 10 (IANS) The quaint-looking predator roamed the planet 130 million years ago hunting and eating smaller dinos and reptiles. The creature was around 20 feet long, six feet tall and weighed ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

World’s first humpback dinosaur discovered


September 9th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 8 (DPA) Spanish scientists said Wednesday they have discovered the world's first humpback dinosaur. A well-preserved skeleton of the six-metre-long carnivorous dinosaur, which has been named Concavenator corcovatus, was discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Neglected boy became a dwarf in Britain


August 28th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) A nine-year-old boy in Britain was so badly neglected by his mother that he stopped growing, a media report said. The boy developed a condition called psycho-social dwarfism, Daily ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Negligence by mother makes Brit boy dwarf


August 28th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 28 (ANI): A British boy was neglected by his mother so badly that it stopped his growth.The nine-year-old boy was so poorly treated he developed a condition called psychosocial dwarfism.This ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Frog evolution ‘clue to rise of the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau’


August 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Geologists have found clues to origin of the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau - by analysing evolution of a group of muscled frogs.Scientists from Kunming, China, and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ancient skull unravels early head reshaping practice


July 26th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): An ancient misshapen skull found near Swan Hill on the Murray River suggests that the inhabitants practiced body modification.The skull, belonging to a tall and solidly built Aboriginal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How brains guide hands to swat flies


July 16th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): When a fly lands on one hand, you can almost effortlessly swat it with the other. But this seemingly simple action involves a surprisingly complex coordination of different ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brody Jenner’s Tattoo Says “Avril”!


July 9th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Hills" fame Brody Jenner and Avril Lavigne have finally made their relationship official. A reputed media source reported that Brody Jenner's tattoo in his forearms ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cause of mirror movements identified


April 30th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The genetic cause of mirror movements-where affected people are unable to move one side of the body without moving the other-has been identified, says a collaborative study.While mirror ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK Department of Health allows female Muslim doctors to wear disposable sleeves


March 27th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 27 (ANI): UK Department of Health has allowed female Muslim doctors to wear disposable sleeves to protect their modesty.According to NHS rules, all staff involved in caring for patients should ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Montgomerie welcomes Tiger Woods decision to play at Augusta Masters


March 18th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has welcomed world No.1 Tiger Woods' decision to return to playing golf at next month's Augusta Masters.The world No 1, out ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

“Destroyer” dino ruled the Wild West 75 million years ago


February 1st, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study of a fossil of T. rex relative found in New Mexico has revealed that it belonged to a 29-foot-long "destroyer" dinosaur that once reigned ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rheumatoid arthritis does not affect computer typing


January 29th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study by Pittsburgh University researchers suggests that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) does not obstruct computing skills.The study group discovered that the typing speed of workers with RA ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Angles can’t fly as they are anatomically flawed, says scientist


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has claimed that they mythical angles depicted in the bible are anatomically flawed, and thus, would never be able to fly.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simon Cowell gets his hairy hands waxed


November 29th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Simon Cowell is surely one image-obsessed star - he apparently appeared on The X Factor after getting his hairy hands waxed.The 50-year-old celebrity judge was left with silky-smooth ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Thinking of loved ones helps reduce pain: study


November 16th, 2009 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (IANS) The mere thought of loved ones can help reduce pain, according to a new study by US researchers. The result underscores the importance of social relationships and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Thinking of a loved one really does reduce pain


November 14th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Just thinking of your loved one can provide relief if you are in pain, say University of California Los Angeles psychologists.The study underscores the importance of social relationships ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Archaeologists find mummy of young priestess from 300-450 AD in Peru


November 9th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lima (Peru), November 9 (ANI): An archaeological excavation has uncovered the mummy of a young priestess, a member of the elite, with several precious items dating from the period of 300-450 AD ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First atlas of bacterial diversity across human body created


November 6th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Researchers at University of Colorado at Boulder have developed the first atlas of bacterial diversity across the human body.The atlas charts wide variations in microbe populations that live ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fossil of “Mini T. rex” unearthed in China


September 18th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Researchers in China have unearthed a small tyrannosauroid fossil in China, which is no more than three meters long, and predates the Tyrannosaurus rex by tens of millions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiny predecessor of giant T. rex found in China


September 18th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Researchers have unearthed a tiny T. rex predecessor in China, weighing only a hundredth of its much larger and more ferocious dinosaur descendant, popularised by the movie "Jurassic ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Regulation of ’short stature’ gene crucial for growth in kids


August 26th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): A team of researchers in Germany have found that not only a gene called SHOX is involved in the development of short stature, but sequences of genetic material ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brandon Inge’s forearm tattoos


August 25th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IBNS
By Tanya GhsohAug 25 (IBNS) Third baseman Brandon Inge's artwork on his forearms never ceases to evoke curiosity and interest.The artwork is suspected to be tattoos. In such lines of speculation, Brandon ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mumbai TV actress accused of child abuse gets bail


August 22nd, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug.22 (ANI): A local court here on Saturday granted bail to Mumbai-based TV actress Urvashi Dhanorkar, who has been booked under the Juvenile Justice Act and the Child Labour Act, for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mumbai TV actress’s lawyer denies child abuse charges


August 22nd, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug.22 (ANI): A defence lawyer representing Mumbai-based TV actress Urvashi Dhanorkar has denied that her client is guilty of child abuse.Dhanorkar was arrested here today for physically abusing her 10-year-old maid, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mumbai TV actress arrested for abusing 10-year-old maid


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 22 (ANI): TV actress Urvashi Dhanorkar was arrested here today for physically abusing her 10-year-old maid.She has been booked under the Juvenile Justice Act and the Child Labour Act. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Genetic analysis reveals what makes us look old


July 1st, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): A genetic analysis of human skin has revealed what makes us look old, say American scientists.According to scientists, the finding could throw up ways to smooth away wrinkles ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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