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Single kids likely to be obese?


September 18th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 18 (IANS) A single child has a more than 50 percent higher risk of being overweight or obese than those with siblings, as borne out by a study ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Low steroid levels tied to heart risks in elderly men’


June 24th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 24 (IANS) Low levels of a naturally-occurring steroid are tied to an elevated risk of heart and blood-vessel diseases in elderly men, says a new study. The steroid ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Low-carb diet may not be good for heart: Study


June 11th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) A low-carbohydrate diet may not be good for the heart as it has been linked with higher cholesterol levels, a study says.The research, conducted in Sweden ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Playing basketball, soccer staves off Osteoporosis


May 7th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 7 (IANS) Young men who play load bearing games such as volleyball and basketball for four hours a week or more increase bone mass, which may ensure protection ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rubbing toothpaste on gums protects against cavities


March 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice daily may be sensible advice, but rubbing toothpaste on your gums after lunch also hugely lowers the risk of developing cavities."Rubbing toothpaste ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tapping spirituality to reset corporate goals


January 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) The global economic meltdown, for which corporate greed in the developed world is mainly blamed, seems to be prompting management experts to bank on spirituality ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fewer calories spell longer life, protection from diabetes


November 1st, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Consuming fewer calories can benefit you in a number of ways -- it can slow down ageing and keep at bay cancer and type 2 diabetes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sea urchins see with their body - minus eyes


July 1st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Sea urchins are one of the rarest of creatures who can see with their whole body, without any eyes.Previous studies have shown that they have a ... Read more...

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British woman to have womb transplanted to daughter


June 13th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) A 56-year-old British woman is on way to creating history -- she will donate her womb to her 25-year-old daughter, making her the first in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pill doesn’t cause weight gain among women


June 9th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) There is some cheerful news for the figure conscious young women who are on the contraceptive pill - it doesn't actually cause weight gain.Many women want ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Alcoholic in family ‘inspires’ kin to follow suit


May 24th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) It has always been said, but now there is research to back it. People who have a close relative with alcohol problems run an increased risk ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Immediate treatment by physiotherapist can alleviate future back problems


April 19th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has found that getting immediate treatment for recurring low back pain from a physiotherapist can help reduce problems.The study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More effective schizophrenia cure promised


April 18th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Schizophrenia, a serious mental disorder that affects tens of millions of people worldwide, can be tackled through the amino acid L-lysine, a study suggests. Preliminary research ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New technique to identify potential atherosclerosis risk found


April 12th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new technique, which could eventually be used to identify patients with suspected coronary artery disease, has been discovered.The movement of the carotid artery can reveal the risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Just four out of ten patients know they have genital herpes


April 12th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A study has found that just four out of ten patients with genital herpes actually knew that they had the disorder.The study, from the University of Gothenburg, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, oestrogen therapy with no side-effects!


April 12th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found a way of utilising the positive effects of oestrogen in mice so that only the skeleton is acted on.Oestrogen is the hormone that principally ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel way to identify heart disease earlier during sleep found


April 5th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that a specially customised pulse oximeter attached to the finger can be used to detect changes in heart ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genetic changes responsible for sweet tooth


April 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): A new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has shown that the substance ghrelin, which plays an important role in various addictions, such as alcoholism and binge-eating, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian river turned into ‘hotspot for dumped drugs’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An Indian river has turned into a dumping ground for drugs from a waste-water treatment plant in Patancheru, near Hyderabad.The continual discharge of antibiotic-contaminated water has created a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Play was central element of people’s lives in Mohenjodaro 4000yrs back


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that play was a central element of people's lives even 4000 years ago.Elke Rogersdotter is investigating the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women involved in leisure activities consume less alcohol


February 8th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reveals that women who are satisfied with everyday life and are involved in leisure activities rarely have problems with alcohol.Occupational ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Acupuncture and exercise benefit women with PCOS


February 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that acupuncture and physical exercise improve hormone levels and menstrual bleeding pattern in women with polycystic ovary syndrome ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Play was a central element of people’s lives - even 4,000 years ago


February 8th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Play was an important part of people's everyday lives as far back as 4,000 years ago, according to an archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bronze Age leaders used power effectively to create stable social system


January 12th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) has shown that leaders in the Bronze Age knew how to use power effectively in order to create notably stable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Training better than drugs and jabs in treating tennis elbow


December 21st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A thesis presented at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, suggests that training and ergonomic advice are more effective than anti-inflammatory drugs and cortisone injections in treating tennis elbow, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Body’s own cells to keep us healthy in the future


December 15th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Using yeast cells, researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have taken a groundbreaking step towards being able to build complex systems in the future where the body's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Social stress accelerates development of atherosclerosis


December 7th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that social stress activates the immune system and accelerates the development of atherosclerosis.Researchers at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, came to this conclusion after ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Interpol issues wanted notice for WikiLeaks founder Assange over ’sex crimes’


December 1st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): The Interpol has issued a 'wanted' notice in Sweden against Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, in connection with "sex crimes" that he had denied ... Read more...

Posted in World |

What youngsters see when they look at Jesus Christ


November 16th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A study from University of Gothenburg, Sweden, says that youngsters have different ways of interpreting the nine images of Christ.Popular culture plays an important role when young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

21st century families bound by money, not love or tradition: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that families today stay together not for traditional or romantic reasons, but for more rational purposes."The number ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Keith Richards’ representative denies that the rocker hit Markus Larsson


November 11th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rep of singer Keith Richards has denied newspaper reports that he assaulted a journalist who tried to interview him. The singer was recently in Paris ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Al Gore left car engine on during environment lecture


October 30th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Former US vice president Al Gore, who is known for his climate conservation campaigns, has been accused of not switching off his car engine while he gave an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Study finds similarities in art improvisation techniques then and now


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that many old manuscripts were used by the organists of the day in the same way that the jazz ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Today’s 70-yr-olds ’smarter than their predecessors’


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study reveals that 70-year-olds today do far better in intelligence tests than their predecessors.The research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, involves a large proportion of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robotic swan dancing to the remix of 133-year-old opera debuts


October 9th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): More that a century old opera Swan Lake has entered the age of robotics-a robotic swan that dances to a remix of Tchaikovsky's classic has been created.A theatre ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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