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Mums’ exposure to farm animals during pregnancy cuts atopic dermatitis risk in kids


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Swiss researchers have revealed that women who spend their pregnancy period in the proximity of farm animals and cats have children with a reduced risk of developing atopic ... Read more...

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OnLive Cloud Based Gaming Console Makes Debut


November 18th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The launch of the OnLive Game System micro console may come as a shot in the arm for the proponents of cloud computing. The ... Read more...

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Night-time sleep improves infants’ skills


November 16th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new longitudinal study, carried out by researchers at the University of Montreal and the University of Minnesota, has revealed that babies who get most of their sleep ... Read more...

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190mn yrs old dinosaur eggs offer insights into infancy and growth


November 14th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): After sitting in collections for nearly three decades, some well preserved dinosaur eggs have offered new insights into the infancy and growth of early dinosaurs.They represent the oldest ... Read more...

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Dietary intervention in infancy can cut diabetes risk among kids


November 11th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Dietary intervention in infancy can prevent the initiation of the disease process leading to Type 1 diabetes among high-risk children, a Finnish study has shown.The study population comprised ... Read more...

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Pregnant mums using paracetamol ‘may up risk of childhood asthma’


November 11th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Team of UK scientists has found an evidence suggesting that the risk of childhood asthma associated with prenatal paracetamol exposure may depend on antioxidant genes in the mother.Led ... Read more...

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Preschool kids who are fearless more aggressive towards peers


November 9th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): Kindergarten kids who demonstrate fearless behaviour are likely to be less empathic and more aggressive towards their peers."The results of this study show that fearless behaviour in children ... Read more...

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Enriched formula milk could make your baby obese


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Babies fed with enriched bottle milk are more likely to be obese by the age of five, a British study found.The study shows faster weight gain in ... Read more...

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Sleeping with parents ‘ups risk of sudden death’ in babies


September 30th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that it is highly risky for young babies to sleep in the same bed as their parents.But South Australian Coroner Mark Johns said ... Read more...

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Charles Martinet Remembered Fondly On Mario’s 25th Anniversary


September 17th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no need to give any introduction to Super Mario the legendary cartoon character loved by millions of kids and adults worldwide. In fact Mario ... Read more...

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Spanish porn site owner sold Twitter user name to Israel for ‘thousands of pounds’


September 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.15 (ANI): A user of Twitter has sold his username on the micro-blogging website to Israel for thousands of pounds.Israel Melendez, the owner of a porn site, sold the @Israel username ... Read more...

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50pc of poor babies have mums showing signs of depression: US study


August 29th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): More than half of poor babies have mothers showing signs of depression ranging from mild to severe, according to a new Urban Institute study.Eleven percent of poor ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore wants to punch bitchy reporter


August 26th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Drew Barrymore has been a part of Hollywood since infancy and she has seen a lot of ups and downs in her exceptionally long career. Barrymore ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sad mothers have small babies who die early


August 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Sad and anxious mothers tend to have smaller babies who are more likely to die in infancy. The study, which focused on women living in rural Bangladesh, provides ... Read more...

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Toshiba to release a 3D TV which doesn’t require special glasses for a 3D viewing experience


August 25th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toshiba, the Japanese electronics giant has announced that they are ready to market their 3D television.The television, which will come in three main brands, does ... Read more...

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‘Grandmother hypothesis’ that helps us live longer may be a myth


August 25th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Shattering the so-called 'grandmother hypothesis', researchers have claimed that grandma may not be as important as we thought - at least when it comes to evolution.In a new ... Read more...

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Scientists create first mammalian gene interaction map


August 10th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): UCLA researchers have, for the first time, shown not just the order in which genes fall in the genome but which genes actually interact.The work will help ... Read more...

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Mom’s love in infancy helps cope with adult stress


July 27th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Mums who shower their infants with lots of affection equip them to cope well with life's stresses and strains as adults. The results of a study showed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Jolie’s mum ‘abandoned her as a baby’


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Angelina Jolie had a traumatic childhood because her mother abandoned her when she was a baby, it has emerged.The actress' teenage years and young adulthood were marred ... Read more...

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Jesse James Confesses That He Had Experienced A ‘Rock Bottom’ State After His Separation From Sandra Bullock


July 16th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jesse James happens to be the former husband of the proficient actress, Sandra Bullock. He is, even now, on the lookout for cure for his ... Read more...

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Russell Brand may host radio show again


June 30th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand may host his own radio show in the US soon. The "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" star has been offered a multi-million dollar deal by Sirius ... Read more...

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Russell Brand eager to have children


June 30th, 2010 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is eager to have kids with fiancee Katy Perry. "I'm envisaging one - it's a giant kid that's just pooed all over London! I ... Read more...

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Is It Over And Out For Hrithik After ‘Kites’?


May 29th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Kites' has failed and in fact failed big time! If the first weekend was terrific (though not as superb as the paid previews and opening Friday), ... Read more...

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Genetic markers of adult obesity risk linked to infancy weight gain, growth


May 26th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A new study has associated greater early-infancy gains in weight and length to genetic markers for adult obesity risk.The proportion of overweight and obese children is increasing across ... Read more...

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Google Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of Pac Man


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Google Doodles are well known to everyone. Google changes its logo on its main search page to various signs and logos on certain occasions and ... Read more...

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Mothers Kissing The ‘Owies’ Of Their Children Can Bequeath Advantages To The Health Of Those Children


May 19th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A fresh research has come about with the ending that a mother, who kisses her child's ‘owies’ (wounds), bequeaths more health advantages to the child ... Read more...

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Infants ‘at risk for measles in first year’


May 19th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): A new research has found that young infants have a gap in their protection against measles, from around two to three months old until they are vaccinated at ... Read more...

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Till 12 months, infants aren’t protected against measles


May 19th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Infants are virtually unprotected against measles from two months onwards, until they are vaccinated at 12 months, says new research. This is because the level of antibodies infants get ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Twitter sentiments may soon replace public opinion polls


May 12th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): The next time you want to get a quick read on the public's opinion on politics or current events, consider sampling Twitter.Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have determined that, ... Read more...

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An Investigation Declares That Mississippi Is The American State With Most Obese Children


May 8th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The obesity plague during infancy is punching some American states more harshly than the others, threatening to further exacerbate geographic inequalities in health. This data ... Read more...

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India for holistic approach to post-conflict peace-building


April 17th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) Advocating a holistic approach to "post-conflict peace-building", India has suggested consultations with major troop and police contributing countries in formulating and revising mandates of the UN missions. "Security ... Read more...

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Natalie Merchant Discharges Fresh Album ‘Leave Your Sleep’


April 14th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Pop and folk vocalist, Natalie Merchant, discharged her primary studio album in nine years on Tuesday. The dual CD, referred to as ‘Leave Your ... Read more...

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No need to amend RTI Act, says Sonia; PM thinks otherwise


April 9th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who played a key role in the enactment of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, thinks it is "changing people's lives" and ... Read more...

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Middle East equity derivatives market set to expand


April 6th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The Middle East equity derivatives market is likely to expand in 2010 compared to last year's levels. Eighty-seven percent of fund managers and brokers polled by NASDAQ described equity ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s Relatives Selling Significant Historical Items For An Auction


April 3rd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Christie's has articulated that Princess Diana's relatives are vending works of art, furnishings and horse-drawn wagons at public sales that are expected to extract ... Read more...

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