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Kids’ self-control linked to lower weight


August 16th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Exercising some self control and delaying gratification for longer periods among children at four years of age is linked with a lower body mass index (BMI) ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now control your car with a wink or nod!


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Engineers have come up with a new gadget to control a car's functions using nods and winks, thanks to the infra-red sensor mounted on the dash ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Daily aspirin cuts bowel cancer death risk


April 26th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) People suffering from bowel cancer who take aspirin daily could cut their chance of dying from the disease by about one-third, a decade-long study has said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

30 percent of global web traffic is porn


April 9th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Around 30 percent of all internet traffic is pornography, and the biggest porn site gets over four billion page views and 350 million unique visits ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hubby’s presence disturbs Carrie Underwood


April 9th, 2012 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood says she needs her space especially when she is travelling and can't share her tour bus with husband Mike Fisher."We see each other ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Paranoid’ insects double mating time with females


August 9th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Male insects which become 'paranoid' in a rival's presence, double the mating time with a female even though her risk of being fertilised by another male ... Read more...

Posted in World |

24 die due to US heat wave


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US National Weather Service has sounded a high-temperature alert in 30 states, after a heat wave resulted in the death of at least 24 people.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Study says that Britons feel deprived without internet


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that Brits do not feel the same without their Internet. The study which was meant to determine how Internet affects the daily ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mexican freed after 12 years in jail for crime he didn’t commit


July 6th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 6 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican Indian who spent 11 years and 10 months in jail was freed after his murder conviction was overturned, a human rights organisation said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blind man’s sight restored after 55 years


June 18th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 18 (IANS) A man in New York, who was blind in one eye for 55 years, has got his sight back.The patient - now 63 - was ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

World War II-era practice bomb found in California


May 5th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riverside, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A World War 11-era practice bomb was found at the back yard of a Californian house. Maintenance crew members were working at the yard when they discovered ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

How did Pakistanis not know about Osama: US senator


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pakistani military and intelligence officials need to answer many questions to prove that they did not know where Osama bin Laden had been hiding ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Michael Lohan ‘not very happy’ with Lindsay’s jail sentence


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's father Michael has said that he is not 'very happy' with the Judge's decision of sentencing the star for four-months in the necklace theft case.Speaking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gene in fish that don’t sleep could shed light on sleep disorders in humans


April 8th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Biologists have found that a gene that makes cave fish sleep significantly less than their surface counterparts, could shed light on the sleep patterns and disorders in humans.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cricket Australia backs minnow nations’ ban from World Cup


April 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 5(ANI): Cricket Australia has supported the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s decision to cut associate teams from the next World Cup, saying that they robbed Australia of momentum in the recent ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Clarke defends minnow nations’ participation in World Cup


April 4th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4(ANI): New Australian captain Michael Clarke has spoken out in support of the minnow nations following the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s proposed plans to cut the number of competing teams ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Adele matches Madonna’s UK album record


March 29th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): English singer Adele Laurie Blue Adkins has matched Queen of Pop Madonna's record after retaining the number one spot on the UK album chart for nine weeks.Adele, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

For terminally ill, quality of life more important than length of time left


March 24th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has found that more people would want to improve the quality of their life if they were terminally ill rather than lengthen it.The majority surveyed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Charlie Sheen garners two million Twitter followers


March 8th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen now has more than two million Twitter followers, and that too just four days after he broke the Guinness World Records for gaining ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sheen needs to be committed to treatment or ‘he may die,’ says addiction expert


February 26th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Charlie Sheen needs to be committed to a medical facility, according to an addiction expert, who said, 'I just hope he doesn't die.'Beverly Hills-based addiction expert Marty ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fidel Castro says US ready to order NATO invasion of Libya


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
HAVANA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Tuesday said the US will not hesitate to order NATO to invade Libya in order to control the country's oil reserves."For me, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

MTV insists ‘Skins’ has not violated any child pornography laws


January 24th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 24 (ANI): MTV has insisted that its teen drama 'Skins' has not violated any federal child pornography statutes after complains of exploitation from a media watchdog group.The Parents ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Redknapp wants to sign Beckham on three-month deal


January 1st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1(ANI): Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has revealed that he would try to bring midfielder David Beckham to White Hart Lane during this month's transfer window."We'll contact the Los ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Using liquid foam technology to improve greenhouse, plant microclimates


December 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): A team of Canadian researchers has developed a liquid foam technology to improve greenhouse climates by reducing solar heat radiation and temperatures during the hot summer season.Results showed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘I tried to get Beckham to Sunderland’, says Steve Bruce


December 26th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26(ANI): Sunderland manager Steve Bruce has revealed that he had tried to bring midfielder David Beckham to the Stadium of Light.According to the Daily Star, Bruce rang Beckham last ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wenger has no spot for Beckham in Arsenal team


December 24th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24(ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that he would love to sign David Beckham during next month's transfer window, but insisted that he does not have a spot ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mourinho branded ‘cry baby’ for complaining about referees


December 21st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has been branded a 'cry baby' for publishing a list of complaints about referees.Mourinho showed reporters a list of 13 instances of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Beckham rules out Premier League return


December 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21(ANI): England midfielder David Beckham has ruled out a return to the Premier League on a short-term loan during the midwinter transfer window.The 35-year-old has spent the last two ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UK achieves new milestone of fighting in Afghanistan as long as Soviet Union


November 27th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): British troops have reached a grim milestone of battling in Afghanistan for nine years and 50 days, which is exactly the same length of time the erstwhile Soviet Army ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Probiotics cut duration of stomach upsets


November 11th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Probiotics cut the duration of stomach upsets like diarrhoea, says a comprehensive new review study. A review of 63 studies involving more than 8,000 people found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Probiotic drinks ‘cut chances of diarrhoea’


November 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study by Cochrane researchers has claimed that probiotic drinks given as therapies for diarrhoea reduce the length of time sufferers are affected and lessen the chance ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultrasound improves efficacy of knee jabs in osteoarthritis patients


November 8th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Ultrasound needle guidance improves the performance, outcomes and the cost-effectiveness of knee injections in people with osteoarthritis, according to new research.Osteoarthritis causes changes in bones that include fluid ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IVF cerebral palsy risks need serious consideration, say scientists


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): Despite the low risk of cerebral palsy among babies born through IVF, the issue should be taken seriously, say scientists.The University of Aarhus found babies born with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Frequency of eating candy raises cavity risk rather than amount


October 24th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A paediatric dentist in the US has suggested that it is better for kids to eat a huge amount of candy at one go than at intervals if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strauss slams Buchanan for calling England’s most ‘talented batsman’ KP a “major problem”


October 20th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 20 (ANI): Captain Andrew Strauss has described Kevin Pietersen as England's 'most talented batsman' and criticised former Australian team coach John Buchanan for calling him a "major problem"."Kevin Pietersen has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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