health perspective

Will Japan’s radiation leak reach India?

March 21st, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) As panic and myths do the rounds after the radiation leak at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant, experts feel India should not worry about the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women’s derrieres have evolved from pear bums to tomatoes

November 14th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has claimed that women have created a whole new bum shape, the tomato, which is a lot juicier and plumper than the old pear-shaped ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists suggest solutions for poisonous well water crisis in South Asia

June 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Over 100 million people in rural southern Asia drink water contaminated with unsafe levels of arsenic - sourced by well water.These people face double the risk of cancer, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Travelers to FIFA World Cup should take health precautions: NPO

May 25th, 2010 - 6:41 am ICT by BNO News
DEERFIELD, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) – People traveling to the FIFA World Cup in South Africa should take precautions to avoid disease transmission, the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene said Monday.A ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How monkeys decide to explore new options

September 5th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 5 (ANI): Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have used brain scans in monkeys to predict when monkeys decide if they want to switch from exploiting a known resource to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surveillance and personal hygiene key to ward off swine flu

May 1st, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Doctors representing various professional organisations and systems of medicine on Friday spelt out the preparedness to deal with the outbreak of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Senior citizens maltreated by family members, others

August 23rd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Nearly 13 percent of America's senior citizens suffer verbal, fianancial or physical maltreatment at the hands of family members and others, according to a study. The research ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

13pc of older Americans suffer maltreatment

August 20th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Nearly 13 pct of the older Americans are mistreated, either verbally or financially, a new study from University of Chicago has revealed.During the study a team ... Read more...

Posted in National |