Being desk-bound can erode physical, mental health

January 16th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Being desk-bound for long hours daily is not only bad for your physical health but can affect your mental well-being as well.The findings by Myanna Duncan, ... Read more...

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How progesterone and estrogen increase breast cancer risk

January 19th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how the hormones progesterone and estrogen interact to increase cell growth in normal mammary cells and mammary cancers.The novel finding may explain why postmenopausal women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High-fat diet during puberty linked to breast cancer risk

September 1st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Eating a high-fat diet during puberty is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer later in life, according to a preliminary research.The findings come from research at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tarzan among the first mass marketed figures, says Canadian academic

July 4th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): As soon as a Disney blockbuster is out these days, its characters seem to be everywhere - in comics, toys, books and video games. But this marketing strategy ... Read more...

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Get social and stay fit, feel good

September 12th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Are you a loner who keeps a strict watch over diet and exercises regularly? Well, get social, for that's the way to stay healthy and fit, say researchers. The ... Read more...

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People having social groups stay healthy

September 11th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): If you are part of a social group, your are more likely to stay away from conditions like stroke, dementia and even the common cold.Well, new research by ... Read more...

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War talks can boost older adults’ mental health

September 11th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): Encouraging elderly to talk about old times can actually improve their memory and limit effects of dementia, finds a new study.The research team led by Professor Catherine Haslam, ... Read more...

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Stereotypes can unlock doors to success

April 22nd, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by admin
London, April 22 (IANS) Never be dismissive about the power of stereotypes. They can open or shut the doors to success, avers latest research from Britain. "What we think about ourselves - ... Read more...

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Stereotypes can boost as well as hinder our chances of success

April 22nd, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Exeter and St Andrews University have shown that stereotypes can improve as well as thwart our likelihood of success.The research team argues ... Read more...

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People who wear glasses are not geeks or nerds

March 26th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Melbourne University researchers say that they have found evidence by conducting a research into myopia or shortsightedness an eye condition which renders one unable to see distant ... Read more...

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