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Company offers free beer to attract workers


August 7th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) An Australian company is so desperate to attract skilled workers that it is offering successful applicants free beer for a year, Daily Mail reported.Like most remote ... Read more...

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Sport fundamental for Italy’s future, says CONI president


July 11th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 11 (IANS) Italy needs to invest more in sports education that is fundamental for the country's future, the president of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI), Gianni ... Read more...

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Strawberries prevent heart disease, diabetes


July 6th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Strawberries, the traditional summer treat, could offer unexpected health benefits of preventing development of heart disease and diabetes, says a study.University of Warwick scientists have been ... Read more...

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Milk compound keeps you slim despite lazy lifestyle


June 15th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Traces of a cousin of vitamin B3, found in milk, produces startling health benefits such as keeping you slim inspite of a fatty diet and lazy ... Read more...

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Coffee lowers risk of dying


May 17th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Coffee drinkers may live longer as new research has found they are less likely to die than non-coffee drinkers.According to a 14-year study, men who consumed ... Read more...

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US Postal Service posts huge loss


May 11th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) The US Postal Service (USPS) Thursday reported a $3.2 billion loss for the first three months of this year, $1 billion more than the same period ... Read more...

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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...

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Scientists uncover ‘dark side’ of beta-carotene


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene, an antioxidant that imparts colour to carrots, sweet potatoes and certain greens, could be hazardous for health, says a study.Scientists at ... Read more...

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Kendra Wilkinson promotes sex


April 12th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson says that people should have as much sex as possible because it makes them beautiful."Sure sex is fun, but did ... Read more...

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German students offer ‘good grades through good sex’


April 7th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Three German students are offering a gigolo service to female students to 'help' them beat stress and improve their grades.The three students, from University of Mannheim ... Read more...

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You can spice up meals with real vitamins, nutrients


March 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) You can now spice up meals with real nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants to derive direct health benefits, thanks to a new method.Srinivas Janaswamy's method involves creating ... Read more...

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UAE to make camel milk ice-cream


March 19th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 19 (IANS/WAM) In a first of its kind, a leading producer of dairy products in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning to introduce a new variety ... Read more...

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Lizards being trained for space travel


March 16th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Lizards are known for their adaptation to extreme conditions and a team is being trained in Russia to be sent to space.The geckos will become the ... Read more...

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‘Use canola or olive oil for better health’


January 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) When a recipe calls for ghee or butter, substitute it with canola or olive oil for better health. Both these oils can help you to ... Read more...

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Eating vegetables, fish helps you live longer


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Eating large amounts of vegetables and fish can make you live three years longer, experts say.People on such a diet with low amounts of animal-based products ... Read more...

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Only one Mahatma for India, no one crusader against corruption: CPI (Second Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Slamming Anna Hazare, the Communist Party of India (CPI) Thursday said India has one Mahatma -- Mahatma Gandhi -- and it is wrong to ... Read more...

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US Postal Service reports loss on shrinking mail volumes


November 16th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) The US Postal Service (USPS) Tuesday posted a net loss of $5.1 billion for the 2011 fiscal year that ended Sep 30 as mail volumes continued ... Read more...

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Fish a day keeps diabetes away


November 13th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) The dietary habits of the Spanish population suggest that eating fish is a good way of keeping diabetes at bay.University of Valencia's Mercedes Sotos Prieto, who ... Read more...

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Giving benefits both giver and receiver


November 11th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Giving support to a loved one does not only benefit the receiver -- but also the giver."When people talk about the ways in which social support ... Read more...

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Watermelon reduces hardening of arteries


October 28th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Watermelon is good in the case of atherosclerosis or hardening of arteries.The model used for a study involved mice with diet-induced high cholesterol. One group was ... Read more...

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Testosterone might not be the fountainhead of youth


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 23 (IANS) Ageing men who look to testosterone for a bit of rejuvenation might be in for disappointment to know that it is not all that effective. Researchers ... Read more...

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Today is the Johnny Appleseed day


September 26th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you happen to be in the United States and have eaten an apple there, chances are that the apple you ate came from one of those ... Read more...

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15 minutes’ exercise extends life by three years


August 16th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) People who spare even 15 minutes daily for exercise could extend their lifespan by three years.While initial exercise cut death rates by 14 percent, additional 15 ... Read more...

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‘Mediterranean diet’ can help one live longer


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A 'Mediterranean diet' can increase a woman's lifespan by as much as 15 years, and increase a man's life by eight years, says a study. What ... Read more...

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Energy drinks can be dangerous, says study


July 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Caffeine-rich energy drinks pose dangerous health risks and may cause seizures, strokes or even death, a study carried by the NGO Centre for Science and ... Read more...

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Men shouldn’t retire before their wives: Study


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Married men should not retire before their wives because there will be no one at home to look after them, a study has said.While wives report ... Read more...

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Eating dirt may have health benefits


June 8th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dirt is associated with filth so people are sometimes disgusted when they realize that some people out of instinct eat dirt. It might not be such ... Read more...

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Pomegranate juice could ease workplace stress


June 6th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Drinking pomegranate juice daily could ease one's stress at the workplace by reducing blood pressure and lowering stress hormone levels. Researchers at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, ... Read more...

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New programme for pregnant women to be launched


May 27th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In a new initiative on maternal and child health benefits, a scheme to provide free delivery, medicines, diet and other facilities to poor women ... Read more...

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PETA hails Backstreet Boys for turning vegetarian


May 24th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) PETA, the animal rights activist group, is impressed with the Backstreet Boys band for giving up meat.Nick Carter recently revealed he and his bandmates have adopted ... Read more...

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Coffee lowers risk of prostate cancer: Study


May 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 21 (IANS) Men who are heavy coffee drinkers are at lower risk for prostate cancer, says a study.The researchers found that those who consumed six or more ... Read more...

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Red wine, chocolate sharpen your mind


May 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Red wine and chocolate make for a deadly combination to keep your mind sharp and alert, a study suggests. Polyphenols, plant chemicals abundant in dark chocolate ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding moms not considered for jobs


April 17th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Breastfeeding may confer a number of health benefits on both mother and child, but it comes with a flip side - many consider such women as ... Read more...

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Diet and exercise ‘more effective for weight loss when combined’


April 15th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new study has found that diet and exercise are most effective for weight loss when done together as compared to either strategy alone.The majority of women ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise combination best way to lose weight


April 15th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) The combination of dieting and exercise can make you shed 11 percent of your weight -- way more than what you would lose by following either ... Read more...

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