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New devices warn of blackouts


September 7th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Two new devices are now available to monitor recurrent blackouts, which can cause death in 10 percent cases and injuries in 30 percent, a senior cardiologist ... Read more...

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Ignoring emails could be good for your heart


May 24th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Ignoring email messages altogether could have a positive effect on your heart as it will help reduce stress, a study suggests.Scientists who attached heart rate monitors ... Read more...

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E-mail vacations can boost productivity, study


May 4th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Being cut off from official e-mails not only lowers stress levels but also allows employees to concentrate far better, says a new study.During the study, researchers ... Read more...

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Heart drug could make you less racist!


March 8th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A common heart disease drug may have the unusual side-effect of combating racism, Daily Mail reported Thursday.Volunteers given the beta-blocker, used to lower heart rates, scored ... Read more...

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Heartbeats to keep pacemakers ticking


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Aerospace engineers have developed a prototype that could power a pacemaker using chest cavity vibrations caused mainly by heartbeats. Though pacemakers require as little as a ... Read more...

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Sleep deprivation can cause night-time urination in kids


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Night-time urination can be a problem for those having an enlarged prostate, but it can affect youngsters, too, reveals a study.Danish researchers have found that sleep ... Read more...

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Rumour mongering can be therapeutic: Study


January 18th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) What has been dismissed for centuries as salacious, idle chatter that shreds reputations and kills trust also has its benefits, says a study. For instance, rumour ... Read more...

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Grief can literally break your heart


December 1st, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 1 (IANS) The loss of a loved one can really break your heart, scientists have warned. Anastasia Susie Mihailidou, from the University of Sydney Medical School, says when ... Read more...

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Turtle eggs communicate before hatching


November 30th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Baby turtles can communicate with one another before they hatch and can arrange to emerge from their eggs at the same time, an Australian study has ... Read more...

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Lack of enzyme creates skewed response to fear


August 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Do you run away when you should stay or stay when you should run away? If so, an enzyme deficiency might be to blame, a US ... Read more...

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New footage shows how a hummingbird’s tongue helps it drink


May 4th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Spectacular new close-up footage of hummingbirds overturn nearly two centuries of conventional wisdom on how they drink.Researchers previously thought tube-like channels in their tongues sucked up fluid bycapillary ... Read more...

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Brisk walk ‘can boost brain blood flow in elderly women’


April 13th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new study has found that brisk walking for 30-50 minutes three or four times per week improved blood flow through to the brain as much as 15 ... Read more...

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Moms-to-be who exercise help strengthen child’s heart health after birth


April 8th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A study on the benefits of exercising while pregnant has found that moms-to-be, who do so, help their children to have healthy hearts after birth.When it was ... Read more...

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Mother hens ‘can feel their chicks’ pain’


March 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): The ability to feel someone's pain or see their point of view was once thought to be uniquely human. But recent studies suggest that animals may also experience ... Read more...

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Babies ‘can remember melodies they heard in the womb’


March 9th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Newborn babies are able to recognize the melodies they heard while they were inside the wombs of their mothers, according to a new study.Scientists played music to ... Read more...

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People who meditate have a stronger mind-body connection than dancers


February 25th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study suggests that professional ballet and modern dancers are not as emotionally in sync with their bodies as are people who regularly practice meditation.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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America faces new drug problem in the form of ‘bath salts’


January 25th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): America is facing a new drug problem in the form of bath salts that are being sold under names like 'Ivory Wave', 'White Lightning' and 'Hurricane Charlie'.But they ... Read more...

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Pain-killing drug more potent, longer lasting than morphine: Study


January 5th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): A new study has found that a little-known morphine-like drug is potentially more potent, longer lasting and less likely to cause constipation than standard morphine.The drug, morphine-6-0-sulfate, has ... Read more...

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Our gut feelings can cut both ways - good or bad


January 5th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Believe it or not -- our 'gut feelings' or intuition can cut both ways, good or bad. Its trustworthiness is influenced by what is happening physically in our ... Read more...

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Why we must follow gut instinct, but not always


January 5th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): We often turn to our own minds in times where we have to take decisions solely based on whether it 'feels' good - or what is popularly known ... Read more...

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People in 60s cope better with stress


December 17th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) People in their 60s are better at coping with stressful situations than their younger counterparts and empathizing with the less fortunate. A team of researchers led by ... Read more...

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What a pregnant woman eats, drinks, feels affects baby well into adulthood


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): It's a known fact that a mother's diet affects her baby's health, but new studies are showing that these effects are carried out well into adulthood.The food ... Read more...

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High resting heart rate may shorten life


October 27th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A direct link between heart rate at rest and risk of death in people with stable heart disease has been found in a study.If you are a person ... Read more...

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Bodily symptoms of anxiety may make a difference in treatment


October 25th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that levels of anxiety sensitivity are important in choosing medical treatment for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AF).Heart and Stroke Foundation ... Read more...

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‘Telehealth’ monitoring system to send body organs’ updates to your phone


October 9th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A new type of wireless body area network (BAN) has been unveiled that can keep a check on the function of vital body organs and warn the patients ... Read more...

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Women can think their way to an orgasm!


August 19th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Throw out all those magazines that offer you advice on how to reach an orgasm, for if you are a woman, you can actually think yourself into an ... Read more...

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Spinal muscular atrophy may also affect patient’s heart


August 12th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): A new study suggests that it may be important to monitor heart function in patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) along with skeletal muscles.The study, conducted by Nationwide ... Read more...

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Heart rate formula revised for women


July 10th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Researchers have revised the heart rate formula, setting a lower maximum for women.Until now doctors may have been overestimating women's peak heart rates during a stress test, ... Read more...

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Classical music stirs vegetative patients’ souls just as healthy people


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): It is said 'music pulls the heartstrings of listeners', and a new study has proven it right by claiming that playing classical music to vegetative patients could change ... Read more...

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Trekking poles reduce muscle damage to mountain hikers


June 4th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Trekking poles help mountain hikers maintain muscle function while significantly reducing soreness in the days following a hike, says a new study. "The results present strong evidence that trekking ... Read more...

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Sighing keeps our breathing systems flexible


May 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Here's why we sigh: it is critical for keeping our breathing systems flexible, says a research.Scientists have found that sighing resets breathing patterns that are getting out of ... Read more...

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LaShawn Merritt Tested Positive For ExtenZe


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Apr 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) LaShawn Merritt who happens to be a 23 year old 400 meter gold medal winner from Olympics has been tested positive for consuming ExtenZe. ... Read more...

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Nine Chinese miners miraculously survive after being trapped for a week


April 5th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Nine miners escaped death miraculously after being trapped under the flooded Wangjialing coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province, after remaining underground for 179 hours.The survivors were ... Read more...

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Soon, a single jab to cure phobias


March 24th, 2010 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Researchers from University of Hiroshima have found a novel way to cure fears. They said that injecting a common local anaesthetic directly into the brain may cure fears. The ... Read more...

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Dogs can make out meaning of different growls


March 9th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Dogs can know what other canines mean when they growl- right from a rumble that says "back off" to playful snarls made in a tug-of-war game.In 2008, Peter ... Read more...

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