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Smoking linked to ovarian cancer?


September 12th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time linked smoking with ovarian cancer - the second most commonly diagnosed gynaecological cancer in Australia with a five-year survival rate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Good roads, railways vital for J&K;: Omar Abdullah


September 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday underlined the importance of good road and rail connectivity for "socio-economic development of the state".Inspecting the widening of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dining with friends can make you fat


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Dining with a friend could be bad for those on a diet - it tempts you into eating unhealthy dishes from the menu, just to keep ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shun junk food for improving kid’s IQ


August 8th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Babies and infants fed junk food may have a slightly reduced IQ, while those going in for healthy diets have a slightly higher IQ, says a ... Read more...

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Thought for food (Olympic diary)


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) As Olympic fever peaks in London and the world soaks in the Games frenzy, a food team has been plotting 24x7 to serve 14 million healthy ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Monsoon plays truant, government’s fingers crossed


July 13th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delayed monsoon in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh is worrying the government with prices of fruit and vegetables up 50 percent in 10 days and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Talking about weight might give kids eating disorder


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Two out of three parents fear that talking to their kids about their weight might give them an eating disorder. The findings come from a survey ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eating more fruits, veggies may help kick the butt


June 7th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Eating more fruits and vegetables may help you stay off tobacco for longer, says a new study. The study, undertaken by University of Buffalo (UB) public ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High acid levels in juices damaging kid’s teeth


May 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Many parents are unwittingly egging on their kids to drink smoothies and juices, blissfully unaware that a combination of high acid levels and sugar can erode ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stinking of rotten fish, woman took 10 showers a day


April 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A British woman suffers from a rare metabolic disorder that makes her stink like rotten fish. Strangers shout at her in the streets and she even ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Popcorn richer in antioxidants than many fruits


March 27th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Surprisingly, a popular snack like popcorn has plenty of eye popping goodness too -- it has nearly twice as much of antiodixants as many fruits and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Australia’s consumer prices rise: Survey


March 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 5 (IANS) Australia's consumer prices rose slightly in February due to more expensive fruit, vegetables, alcohol, tobacco and automotive fuel, according to a survey released Monday.The TD Securities-Melbourne ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Teens junking healthy lifestyle kiss happiness away


March 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Teenagers junking a healthy lifestyle for drinks, cigarettes and fast food become morose versions of their healthier, happier cousins and also get involved in risky behaviour. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women prefer gold hued skin rather than masculine face


February 12th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Women prefer men with a healthier skin colour, particularly if the hue is more golden, rather than a masculine face. The study used photographs of Caucasian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Food inflation will go back to 7-8 percent by March-April’


January 12th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Food inflation, negative right now, is expected to go back to 7-8 percent by March-April because of the "structural problem" which persists in the agriculture sector ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Give cancer the slip: Make simple lifestyle changes


December 7th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A few simple lifestyle changes would help most people avoid cancer, a study claims.The most comprehensive review of cancer and lifestyle ever carried out reveals the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australian inflation index falls slightly in November


December 5th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) Australia's consumer prices fell slightly in November, mainly due to a decrease in the cost of fruit and vegetables, automotive fuel and holiday travel and accommodation, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Connectivity important for regional transit trade: Gilani


October 13th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said connectivity through air, land and sea was necessary to promote regional transit trade.Gilani made the remark while talking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mel B new face of Jenny Craig


October 12th, 2011 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Singer Mel B has been named as the new face of weight loss company Jenny Craig."I was eating, literally eating morning, noon and night, and it ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

700,000 Britons now keep hens for eggs


August 1st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Around 700,000 people in Britain now keep hens in a bid to reduce their shopping bills by having eggs produced at home, new figures reveal.The figures ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Eat quality food to lose weight


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) There is a simple way to stay slim. Eat quality food instead of worrying about the amount of food you eat, say experts.Consuming bigger amounts of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tunisia begins extradition procedures against ex-president


June 18th, 2011 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 18 (IANS) Tunisia has started extradition procedures against former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Xinhua reported.Ben Ali took power in a bloodless coup in 1987 and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Painting by Chinese artist sold for 65 mn dollars!


May 23rd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) A painting by contemporary Chinese artist Qi Baishi has been sold for 425.5 million yuan ($65 million), a record high for contemporary and modern Chinese paintings ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women on dieting cycles seldom lose weight


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Women who opt for dieting fads which promise rapid weight loss not only regain weight after some time but also cause grave damage to their physical ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Organic food helps people live longer


May 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Organic food could help extend the average lifespans by 25 days for men and 17 days for women, say experts.Going organic will also keep you healthier ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mindapples - foolproof mood boosting remedy


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Mindapples is the name of a new five-day programme to help everyone feel cheerful by eating more fruit and vegetables. It requires you to think of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kate Middleton shops for groceries


May 6th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Kate Middleton looked like any other young middle-class woman out shopping when she was spotted at a supermarket recently. Clutching a shopping list, she studied ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

The natural ’super-smoothie’ that cuts cardiac risk


May 5th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Scientists have concocted a cocktail of seven fruit juices, including grapes and the not-so-familiar lingonberry, that boosts health, that cuts the risk of heart disease and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

The fruit juice cocktail ’super-smoothie’ that cuts heart disease risk!


May 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 05 (ANI): French scientists have created a cocktail of seven fruit juices that could help lower the risk of heart disease and stroke and - tastes good.The "super-smoothie" contains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ousted Tunisian president plans to write autobiography


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, April 22 (IANS/AKI) Tunisia's toppled president Zin El-Abidine Ben Ali plans to write an autobiography that will restore his badly tarnished image and defend his decades-long rule, a media ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Zealanders facing ‘food stress’


April 6th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 6 (IANS) A growing number of people in New Zealand are turning distressed on failing to provide good quality food to their families.At least 16 percent of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gardening is good for health


March 20th, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Tending your garden can make you feel younger and happier, say experts.Gardeners are also more likely to be organised and optimistic than non-gardeners, they said.A regular ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scherzinger bargains for groceries


March 20th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger can't resist buying designer accessories but always looks for bargains when buying her groceries.The 32-year-old singer is happy to splurge on designer accessories ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gardening gives older people a ‘zest for life’


March 19th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Want to feel younger, healthier and more alive? Start gardening, suggests a new research.Researchers from two universities in Texas found that a regular spot of gardening gives the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gardening ‘increases vegetable consumption in older adults’


March 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Older adults who participate in gardening may be more likely to eat their veggies, according to a new research from Texas A and M University and Texas State ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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