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Lennox the dog put to sleep in Northern Ireland


July 12th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Northern Ireland officials have released a statement in which they revealed that Lennox the dog has been put to sleep. Lennox was a pit bull terrier-type mutt ... Read more...

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‘Genes key to self-control, sociability’


May 17th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Genes play a greater role in investing you with traits such as self-control, decision-making or sociability than previously thought. A study of more than 800 sets ... Read more...

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Half a million British kids unhappy


January 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) At least half a million children in Britain are "unhappy" with their lives, a survey has said.The "Good Childhood Report 2012" said around nine percent of ... Read more...

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Diane Keaton launches home decor range


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Academy award-winning veteran actress Diane Keaton has joined hands with a US retail store for a line of interior design and home decoration products.The 65-year-old "Annie ... Read more...

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Can dogs read our minds?


June 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) How do dogs learn to beg for food or behave badly, particularly when they are not paid any attention? It's a combination of specific cues, context ... Read more...

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Foetal loss could result from domestic horses mating with foreign stallions


March 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A study has found that foetal loss is a common phenomenon in domestic horses that mate with foreign stallions.Ludek Bartos and colleagues, from the Institute of Animal Science ... Read more...

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Callous-unemotional traits help identify kids at risk of antisocial behavior


February 21st, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Researchers have highlighted the importance of callous-unemotional traits (CU) in identifying children at risk of antisocial behavior and other adjustment problems.Indiana University Bloomington faculty member Nathalie M.G. Fontaine, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, an electronic fitness trainer to motivate you to exercise!


February 9th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Whether you have done an exercise in the right or wrong way is important if training has to succeed. Unfortunately, this response is available only from trained sport ... Read more...

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Electronic fitness trainer to keep you exercising


February 9th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) With the overwhelming temptation to give up half way spoiling your stay-fit dreams, researchers have come up with an electronic fitness assistant to motivate you. Researchers at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why is obesity so prevalent?


August 9th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Despite fad diets and 'fat-free' healthy foods, why is the world in the grip of an obesity epidemic?Quattrin, who is testing an innovative program for preventing and treating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids living near highways have higher asthma risk


May 10th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Children who lived near major highways or railroad intersections have higher diagnoses of asthma, says a new study. Mayo Clinic researchers used this study to show how neighbourhood ... Read more...

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LiLo ‘leading a messy life in an unclean home’


April 29th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan is leading a messy life in an unclean home with "spilled coffee and drinks around the rooms, and stuff all over, clothes everywhere," it has ... Read more...

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Kiwi-Indian liquor store owner’s murderer had a sex violence plagued upbringing


March 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar. 6 (ANI): The murderer of Indian-origin south Auckland liquor store owner Navtej Singh was raised in a horrific home environment, as his parents were jailed for the sexual and physical ... Read more...

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Prenatal cocaine exposure not severely damaging to growth, IQ


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has found that children exposed to cocaine in the womb face serious consequences from the drug, but not in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girl Scout Cookies Recalled


February 27th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Girl Scouts want their cookies back! No, not seriously, although they have announced a recall on their Lemon Chalete Cremes. According to reports by The Better Business ... Read more...

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Cindy Crawford enjoys being domestic goddess


January 12th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 12 (ANI): Former supermodel Cindy Crawford says she enjoys taking care of her family."I never set out to be the next Martha Stewart," Crawford says of her furniture ... Read more...

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Fewer TVs, high-fat foods at home help in weight maintenance


October 25th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight after shedding extra pounds, predictable factors like exercise and control over eating play a role, but so do factors at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why some dogs are more prone to nuisance barking


October 17th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 17 (ANI): A new survey, conducted by researchers from the University of Queensland's Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, has found why city-living domestic dogs may be prone to nuisance ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Household robots can be security risk


October 10th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) People are increasingly using household robots for chores, communication, entertainment and companionship but safety and privacy risks of the information-gathering objects that move around our homes are not ... Read more...

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Security, privacy risks of household robots


October 9th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): While people are increasingly using household robots for chores, communication, entertainment and companionship, researchers have raised alarm over the security and privacy risks linked with these information-gathering objects ... Read more...

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Positive work experiences also brighten home life


August 25th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Dedicated employees carry over their positive work experiences into their home life, brightening up family interactions, a new study says. Kansas State University (KSU) psychology researchers found that ... Read more...

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Dedicated employees have happier home life: Study


August 25th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Employees who are invigorated and dedicated have a happier home life, according to a new Kansas State University study.The researchers studied how positive work experiences extend into ... Read more...

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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...

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Breastfeeding ‘leads to better academic achievement’


June 13th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A new study has found a link between breastfeeding and better academic performance.According to American University professor Joseph Sabia and University of Colorado Denver professor Daniel Rees, nursing ... Read more...

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Watching TV likely to retard childrens’ language skills


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Watching TV is likely to set back the development of language skills among children, says a new study. Young children and their adult care givers were found to utter ... Read more...

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TV reduces speech for both infants and their adult caregivers


June 2nd, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the use of language by young children and their adult caregivers decreases when they are watching television.Dr. Dimitri A. Christakis, of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Playful kids likely to maintain active lifestyle


March 10th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 10 (IANS) Children who are given plenty of opportunities to play at home are more likely to maintain an active lifestyle as grown-ups, according to new research. The finding comes from ... Read more...

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Chaotic households likely to make mums fat


February 8th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Mothers in chaotic households are likely to be obese, according to a new study.The researchers found that although mothers weight increases along with household instability, their ... Read more...

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Evangeline Lilly launches lingerie line to raise funds for kids charity


January 31st, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Hollywood actress Evangeline Lilly has launched a lingerie line with a noble thought in mind she plans to raise money for the underprivileged Brazilian kids from its ... Read more...

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Adolescents with unpopular names more likely to commit crime


January 29th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): A recent study on juveniles in the United States suggests that adolescents with unpopular first names are more likely to engage in criminal activity. David E. Kalist ... Read more...

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ECB chief confident of team returning to play two Tests against India


November 28th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Even as uncertainty prevails over the Englands India tour as the visiting England cricket team is scheduled to return home by this evening in the aftermath of ... Read more...

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Passive smoke can put women at increased peripheral artery disease risk


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Passive smoke can put women at an increased risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to a Chinese study.The study involving 1,209 women in Beijing, China, ... Read more...

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Strict household smoking bans prevent teens from lighting up


August 14th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Teenagers who have strict household smoking ban are less likely to experiment with cigarettes, according to a new study.Youths who lived with nonsmokers but didnt have a ... Read more...

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How childhood experiences may influence social skills, ability to handle stress


July 30th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A team of psychologists has studied how childhood experiences influence a persons social skills and ability to handle stressful situations, using a rat model.Lead researcher Dr. Akaysha ... Read more...

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Mothers wanting to get back to jobs at disadvantage: study


June 17th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) Mothers who take breaks to bring up their newborns find themselves at a disadvantage when they get back to jobs, according to a study. Even though these mothers ... Read more...

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