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Peer pressure drives ’sexting’ among young


October 2nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 2 (IANS) Peer pressure drives young men and women to share sexual images through mobile phones -- a new phenomenon described as 'sexting'."However, research regarding the issue is ... Read more...

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Prevention of non-communicable diseases priority: Azad


March 16th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India will start prioritising prevention of non-communicable diseases in its public health policy, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Wednesday."There is now a growing ... Read more...

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WHO representatives pay homage to Japan quake victims


March 16th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) World Health Organisation's (WHO) representatives from the Southeast Asian region Wednesday paid a tribute to those who lost their lives in the devastating earthquake and ... Read more...

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Non-invasive therapy for depression


September 4th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 04 (ANI): UCLA researchers have found a unique new therapy that could help those suffering from depression.The therapy applies electrical stimulation to a major nerve emanating from the brain is ... Read more...

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Azad announces audit of maternal deaths


August 30th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday said that an audit of maternal deaths will be conducted soon in all states. "This year, we ... Read more...

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Move to legalise prostitution welcomed


December 10th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Sex workers and civil society members Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court raising the issue of legalising prostitution, saying decriminalising the world's oldest profession would help curb the ... Read more...

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Grape juice ‘reduces memory loss’


December 9th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Grape juice can decrease or even reverse memory loss, concludes a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers from the University of Cincinnati's psychiatry department analyzed 12 people with ... Read more...

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Older Oz women going online to meet new sexual partners


September 7th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 7 (ANI): Women aged 40 and above are just as likely as younger women to meet new sexual partners on the internet, according to a new Australian survey.Nearly 45 ... Read more...

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Traditional family dinners the best bet to fight childhood obesity


October 12th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 12 (ANI): Forget exercise and cutting on calories, for a traditional family dinner is more than enough to fight obesity, at least in case of kids, says a leading ... Read more...

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Oz couples are worlds most faithful, says sex researcher


September 17th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 17 (ANI): Aussie couples seem to be the worlds most faithful, for just three per cent of them were found to have cheated on their love ones in the ... Read more...

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Sydney is the green city for sex workers


September 16th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 16 (ANI): Sex workers in Sydney enjoy the best health and welfare, according to a new report.And it is so because, prostitutes in the city are well protected by ... Read more...

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Sex worker battles for her sisterhood


August 1st, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) She has seen it all - police brutality, harassment and clients with no knowledge of condom use. Now Kala fights for herself and for the ... Read more...

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WHO Southeast Asia completes sixty years


April 9th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) regional office for Southeast Asia here has completed sixty years, and authorities said they will renew their efforts to lessen the disease ... Read more...

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Circumcision protects gay men just from syphilis, not other STDs


November 14th, 2007 - 2:14 am ICT by admin
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