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Why men may remain monogamous despite temptation


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Men naturally find ovulating women more attractive, but deliberately play down this attraction if they are in a committed relationship, a new study has found.Researchers at Florida State ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

iPads and iPhones at Apple stores teeming with germs, says Oz expert


October 15th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): People who use display iPads and iPhones at Apple stores are likely to get serious infections and the company should do more to maintain hygiene, says an Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, ‘Green’ decontaminants to break down chemical weapons


April 29th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Chemists have developed a set of 'green' decontaminants, tough enough to get rid of chemical weapons like nerve gas, mustard gas, radioactive isotopes and bio-terrorism agent anthrax. They ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

“Superspreader” docs and nurses may trigger hospital outbreaks


October 29th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that doctors and nurses who don't wash their hands are more likely to spread swine flu and hospital superbugs.The study's researchers suggest that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nurses, docs’ dirty hands cause most infections


October 29th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that doctors and nurses who don't wash their hands are more likely to spread swine flu and hospital superbugs.The study's researchers suggest that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swine flu promoting sale of hand sanitizers


August 27th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The scare of swine flu appears to have made Indians more conscious of personal hygiene, going by the increasing sale of products like hand sanitizers, gels, wet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hospital disinfectant effective against swine flu virus


August 10th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Vantocil, an antimicrobial product long used as a hospital disinfectant, is also highly effective in controlling the H1N1 virus that causes swine flu, according to research conducted in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shampoos, conditioners, soaps can cause eczema


March 28th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Many shampoos, skin conditioners and soaps contain an ingredient that can cause eczema, warn Swedish scientists.A thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Colgate Palmolive sale row still on in Nepal


December 11th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 11 (IANS) Three weeks after oral care giant Colgate Palmolive India sold its Nepal arm to local company Everest Hygiene Products, the new owner has not been able to restart ... Read more...

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Colgate-Palmolive after-sale row continues in Nepal


November 24th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) Four days after oral care giant Colgate-Palmolive (India) announced the handover of its wholly owned Nepal subsidiary to a Nepali company, dispute by workers continued to dog the ... Read more...

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Colgate Palmolive’s Nepal officials freed after high drama


November 21st, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Two senior officials of oral care giant Colgate Palmolive India Ltd’s Nepal subsidiary, who were captured by a wing of a ruling political party Thursday, have been freed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Colgate Palmolive’s Nepal chief handed over to police


November 20th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) There was massive upheaval at the factory of Colgate Palmolive India Ltd's subsidiary in Nepal Thursday with the company announcing the sale of Colgate Palmolive (Nepal) Pvt Ltd ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to send 2,000 tonnes of relief goods to Sri Lanka


November 6th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) In what is a sharp departure from what it did in 1987, India will soon ship 2,000 tonnes of relief material to Sri Lanka for tens of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why a woman smelt like a rotting fish for 4 decades


October 20th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 20 (ANI): Australian doctors have found out the reason why a 41-year-old woman had to spend four decades puzzled by a pungent body odour "resembling rotting fish" an incurable ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hindustan Unilever seeks partnerships to market products


August 19th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), with interest in personal and home care products and food and beverages, Tuesday said it wants partnerships with state bodies and NGOs to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia to send humanitarian aid to Kosovo


March 26th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 26 (RIA Novosti) Russia is to send humanitarian aid to crisis-hit areas of Kosovo in response to a request by the Serbian government. "There is a very substantial need ... Read more...

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