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Survey shows wealth equals health in Canada


August 14th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Aug 14 (IANS) Does wealth equal health? It seems so in Canada, according to the results of a public opinion survey. Only 39 percent of those earning less than ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Make learning easy for boys: Chinese lawmaker


March 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) Almost 80 percent of China's 50 million students rated as poor are boys -- and a lawmaker has called for easier access to college education for ... Read more...

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Greece to lay off more than 27,000 state workers


October 4th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS, GREECE (BNO NEWS) -- Greece has announced it will be cutting the jobs of more than 27,000 civil servant employees by the end of the year as part of its cost-cutting ... Read more...

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Poor health literacy linked to higher heart failure mortality


April 27th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27(ANI): Heart failure patients with a low degree of health literacy have an increased risk of death, according to a new study.Health literacy is defined as the degree to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

School for pregnant teenagers being planned in New York


February 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Pregnant teenagers and pupils who already have babies may soon have a school of their own if plans of a secondary school in New York especially for them ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No money, no marriage - a new trend?


November 27th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has found that Americans with low income and education are less likely to marry than those who are better off.The trend suggests that they place ... Read more...

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Most Americans struggle with long-term weight loss: Study


September 4th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 04 (ANI): Researchers have found that only about one in every six Americans who have ever been overweight or obese loses weight and maintains that loss.Penn State College of Medicine ... Read more...

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Lionel Richie Thinks MJ’s Kids Might Have a Shot at Normal Life


August 30th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lionel Richie is a family friend of the Jacksons and according to him; MJ's kids might still have good shot at a normal life. The legendary ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian-origin tycoon conferred honorary degree


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri Leicester, July 23 (IANS) Vijay Patel, a pharmaceutical tycoon and one of the richest Britons of Indian origin, was conferred an honorary degree by the De Montfort University here for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lara Bingle deletes her Twitter account


June 7th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 7 (ANI): Australian model Lara Bingle has deleted her Twitter account after she got fed up of the media and haters.Bingle, 22, had tweeted about everything that was going on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Most young adults still financially unaware


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Knowledge or awareness of financial matters, even in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, is still low among young adults, according to a study conducted in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Books at home boost kids’ educational levels


May 21st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Parents who keep books at home encourage their children to acquire higher levels of education, says a 20-year study. For years, educators have thought the strongest predictor of attaining ... Read more...

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Dakota Fanning Checks Out NYU’s Gallatin School


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dakota Fanning is all ready to get into a college. Reports claim that she was seen checking out of New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Peer counseling, support can improve breastfeeding success in obese women


April 26th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Using a very powerful scientific method employing randomization and intervention groups, Scientists from the University of Connecticut, Hartford's Hispanic Health Council, the Hartford Hospital, and Yale University, studied 154 women recruited during ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Housewives ‘more likely to suffer from heart disease than working women’


August 26th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Housewives are at an increased risk of suffering from heart disease and strokes as compared to women who go to work, a new study has shown.And experts blame ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parents’ education level bolsters kids’ learning capacity


August 7th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7(IANS) Parents educated beyond high school do have a role in bolstering their kids' language skills and academic success, says a new study. "If you want your kids to do well ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Educate yourself to boost kids’ academic success


August 7th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Want your kids to perform well academically? Well, then make sure that you are educated enough, suggests a new study."If you want your kids to do well in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Youth who ran over five Indians surrenders


August 6th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 6 (IANS) As Nepal condemned the grisly accident in the heart of the capital Wednesday in which six pedestrians, including five Indians, were struck down by a speeding ... Read more...

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Adult cancer survivors at higher emotional distress risk


July 28th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A new study on long-term cancer survivors has shown that cancer history can nearly double the risk of serious psychological distress.Karen E. Hoffman, M.D., M.H.Sc., of Brigham and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tamil mooted as subject for Malaysian Indian students


June 21st, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 21 (IANS) The oldest party of ethnic Indians, the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has proposed that Tamil language be included as the 11th subject in the country's high school ... Read more...

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Socio-economic status important in heart disease risk


June 19th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Doctors who ignore the education and income levels of patients when assessing their risk for heart disease may be missing an important factor that might result in inadequate ... Read more...

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Socio-economic status: another risk factor for heart disease


June 17th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): The socio-economic status of patients must be considered while evaluating their risk for heart disease, suggests a new study.The study, conducted by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Here’s how you can stay sharp in old age


June 9th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Elderly people who exercise at least once a week, have at least a high school education and a ninth grade literacy level, are not smokers and are more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kirk Douglas rewards kids at his namesake school $500 for graduating


May 12th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Legendary actor Kirk Douglas has revealed that in order to get kids at his namesake school to continue with their education after graduation, he has offered them 500 ... Read more...

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‘One in 10 Americans still think Barack Obama is Muslim’


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): One in ten Americans still think Barack Obama is Muslim.According to The Telegraph, nearly one in five white evangelical Protestants and 17 per cent of the Republicans ... Read more...

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Black girls more likely than whites to be bulimic


March 19th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that black girls are 50 percent more likely than white girls to suffer from the eating disorder bulimia.The findings of the study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Poor kids at increased risk of suffering from chronic infections


February 6th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 06 (ANI): Two new studies from the University of Michigan have shown that kids from low-income families are at an increased risk of suffering from serious infections such as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gap between the happy and the not-so-happy narrows in US


January 27th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the gap between the happy and the not-so-happy among American people has narrowed significantly in the last three decades. University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating at buffets sans the exercise can make you obese


December 20th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): People who eat out often at buffets and cafeterias and find their community unpleasant for physical activity are more likely to get obese, says a new study.Ross ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Feasting plus sloth fathers obesity in US hinterland


December 20th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) Feasting at buffets and cafeterias plus lack of activity is the cause for obesity in the US hinterland, a new study shows. "It's not that people don't want ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rural women at greater risk of BP disorders during pregnancy


November 9th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Social factorsincluding living in a rural countymay increase the risk of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), according to new study.Several factors, such as older ... Read more...

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Christian Slater went back to school to be a better dad


October 9th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 9 (ANI): Actor Christian Slater was an adult when he decided to go back to finish his high school education so that he could be more of a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Attending religious services boosts teens classroom performance


August 24th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24(ANI): Attending religious services not just keeps teens faith in God alive, but also boosts their performance in the classroom, according to a new study.In the University of Iowa ... Read more...

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School drop-out Celine Dion given honorary doctorate


August 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 22 (IANS) Canadian singer Celine Dion, who is not even a high school graduate, has been given an honorary doctorate in music by Laval University in Quebec City. The honour ... Read more...

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Elderly people with more schooling spend fewer years with cognitive loss


May 13th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that elders with at least a high school education spend more of their older years without cognitive loss.However, the study also found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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