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Child marriages rampant in Odisha, says survey


August 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) About six per cent of rural women in Odisha get married below the legal age of 18, according to a latest government survey released here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Child marriages are rampant in Odisha, says health survey


August 17th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) About six per cent of rural women in Odisha get married earlier than the legal age of 18, according to the latest government survey released ... Read more...

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Poor mental health linked to reduced lifespan


August 1st, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) People with poor mental health may have a shorter lifespan, according to a large-scale population based study.Researchers from University College London (UCL) and University of ... Read more...

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Concern over overworked online Chinese shopkeeper’s death


July 27th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) A long period of overwork left a 24-year-old online shopkeeper dead in her sleep, raising concern in China about the working conditions and health of those ... Read more...

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Low birth weight, poor diet impair girls’ learning ability


July 18th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Lower birth weight and poor diet in childhood can lead to poor learning and behaviour in children, particularly girls, according to a new study.Researchers from Australia's ... Read more...

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Male sterilisation not preferred method of family planning: Survey


July 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Male sterilisation continues to remain the least preferred method of family planning despite efforts by the government to publicize it, according to the annual health ... Read more...

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British teenage girls having sex before 16


December 16th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Young girls are today far more likely to have had sex before turning 16 in comparison to their mothers or grandmothers during their time, says new ... Read more...

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Thin parents produce children with less body fat


October 4th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Children whose parents are thin are thrice as likely to be lean than those with overweight parents, new research says.The study by University College London (UCL) ... Read more...

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Sex ratio better in villages than cities, says survey


August 10th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) More and more educated people in cities across the country are opting for sex determination tests compared to people in villages, and urban areas are ... Read more...

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Overweight people will stay that way for ever


July 26th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) It's bad news for overweight people. A 55-year study in Britain has found out that once people gain weight, they can never return to their original ... Read more...

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Regular shoppers ‘may live longer’


April 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Want to live a long life? Then go shopping, often, suggests a new research.The study has revealed that a spot of regular retail therapy can help people live ... Read more...

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Starting periods before the age of 10 ups risk of lung complaints in future


April 6th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new study has found that women who suffer from asthma or poor lung function as adults generally started their periods at the age of 10 or before."Adult ... Read more...

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Bunion deformity more common in women, elderly: Study


February 24th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A UK population-based study has found that bunion deformity, or hallux valgus, occurs more frequently in women and older individuals.It also determined that an increase in the severity ... Read more...

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Most UAE students start smoking before 14


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) More than 80 percent of students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) start smoking when they are as young as 14 years, a survey has found.Tobacco use among ... Read more...

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4 hours of TV a day ‘raises heart risk’


January 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Scientists have found that spending too much leisure time in front of a TV or computer screen dramatically increases the risk for heart disease and premature death from ... Read more...

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Older anti-depressants linked to heart risk


December 1st, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a class of older generation anti-depressant is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).The study that followed nearly 15,000 people in ... Read more...

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Census 2011 and National Population Register (NPR) almost complete: Chidambaram


November 30th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that data collection for house listing and housing census and for the National Population Register (NPR) was completed in ... Read more...

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Brit men refuse medical check-ups over fear of ‘manflu’


November 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): More and more men are refusing medical checkups for the fear that they may get ridiculed over "man-flu", a new health survey has revealed.It showed that more than ... Read more...

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Kids of divorced parents ‘face higher stroke risk’


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new research has indicated that children who experience a parental divorce are over twice as likely to suffer a stroke at some point in their lives.This finding ... Read more...

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Study: Teens think that sports drinks are healthy


September 28th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a recent health survey the popular misconception amongst teens is that they think health drinks available in stores are healthy.University of Texas researchers reported that teens ... Read more...

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1 in 7 patients report more physical problems a year after surgery


August 26th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A study has found that one in seven patients have reported experiencing more pain, physical and emotional problems a year after surgery than before their operation, with a ... Read more...

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Survey points to improvement in rural health service


July 21st, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) More than 15,000 health sub-centres and 28,000 nurses and midwives have been added in the rural health sector during the last five years, a health survey report ... Read more...

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Endometriosis compromises women’s work productivity


June 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): In the first of its kind study of the societal impact of endometriosis, researchers have found a significant loss of work productivity among those women who suffer from ... Read more...

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Half of urban Indians consider themselves overweight: Survey


June 16th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With growing health consciousness, over half of urban Indians consider themselves overweight, though despite the weight concerns dieting is not popular amongst Indians, said a health survey ... Read more...

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Study reveals Gay Guys To Be Thinner


June 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
A recent study has revealed that gay guys tend to be thinner than the straight men whereas lesbian women tend to be heavier than the heterosexuals. According to a report issued in ... Read more...

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Secondhand smoke exposure tied to psychiatric distress, illness


June 8th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Exposure to secondhand smoke is linked to psychological distress and the risk of future psychiatric hospitalization among healthy adults, says a new study.The study will be published in ... Read more...

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“Cold Stone PB & C” Has More Than 2000 Calories, Rated To Be The Most Worst Drink Of America


May 30th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Marina Del Rey, May 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Cold Stone PB And C" which happens to be one of the most popular drinks sold all across Marina Del Rey of California ... Read more...

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Cleaning teeth twice a day can prevent heart attack


May 29th, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice day can help protect against heart attack, reveals a new study. According to scientists, those who fail to keep their teeth clean have a higher ... Read more...

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Brush your teeth twice daily to avoid heart disease


May 28th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice a day could go a long way reducing the risk of heart disease, says a new study. Over the last 20 years, there has been ... Read more...

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Men with fatter wallets have bigger waistlines


May 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) The bigger the wallet, the bigger is the waistline, says a new study. Nathalie Dumas, a graduate student at the University of Montreal (UM) Department of Sociology who led ... Read more...

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Men with more money have bigger waistlines


May 15th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Wealthy men increase their likelihood of being overweight with every extra dollar they make, a new Canadian study has claimed.The study, led by Nathalie Dumas, a graduate student ... Read more...

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Fruits, vegetables ‘can cut child cancer risk’


May 10th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Children must eat more fruits and vegetables to reduce the risk of cancer in later life, a charity has said.The latest published Health Survey for England (HSE) for ... Read more...

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Pneumonia vaccine doesn’t cut risk of heart attack, stroke in men


May 5th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Men, at 45 and above, who received pneumococcal vaccine, had an equal risk of a heart attack or stroke, as that of those who did not receive the ... Read more...

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Bad habits claim 12 years of life


April 27th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Four widespread bad habits can claim twelve years of life. In keeping with a fresh exploration, smoking, guzzling alcohol, bodily sluggishness and an unhealthy diet ... Read more...

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Mukherjee allocates more for health, focus on rural populace (Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India's health allocation has gone up by Rs.2,700 crore to Rs.22,300 crore (Rs.223 billion/$4.82 billion) with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee particularly focussing on rural heath in ... Read more...

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