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Around 3,000 Britons hospitalised daily for drinking


August 26th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Data available in Britain shows there were 1.1 million alcohol-related admissions in hospitals across the country last year -- that means over 3,000 people were taken ... Read more...

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Camping makes people happier than five-star holidays!


April 25th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): A new research has suggested that camping makes people happier, more satisfied with life and less stressed than five-star holidays.It found that 92 percent of adult campers in ... Read more...

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Ravens reconcile after a brawl if they are close allies


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Plenty of primates and other mammals reconcile after a conflict, but previously no birds were known to do so.Now, scientists have found that angry ravens might kick ... Read more...

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UK public bodies splurge taxpayers’ money to teach officials how to walk


February 20th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Public bodies in the UK spent tens of thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money telling officials how to walk, it has emerged.The Department of Health, HM Revenue and ... Read more...

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Exploding stars reveal never-before seen patterns


December 4th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Astronomers have for the first time, observed post star explosion pauses, flickers and flares- patterns that aren't yet accounted for in our current understanding of how these eruptions ... Read more...

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Kids unhappy at school, home ‘likelier to turn to sex, booze’


November 10th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study from the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University has revealed that children who are unhappy at school or home are much more likely ... Read more...

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Kim Cattrall awarded Liverpool John Moores University fellowship


July 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): 'Sex And The City' star Kim Cattrall has been honoured by the Liverpool John Moores University for her contributions to the arts.She has been awarded the university's fellowship, ... Read more...

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‘Cautious’ monkeys can anticipate fights


May 30th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Some monkeys have the ability to anticipate fights and take precautionary measures to avoid them, researchers have found.Eugenia Polizzi di Sorrentino of Liverpool John Moores University, UK, and ... Read more...

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Court fears torture in Pakistan, says no to deporting Al Qaeda men


May 19th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Two Al Qaeda operatives can't be deported to Pakistan as it would infringe on their human rights, a British court has ruled. Pakistan, it said, has a ... Read more...

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1 in 10 Brits consumes 20 pints in an evening


April 20th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A study has found that extreme alcohol consumption in Britain is very much prevalent, with one in ten revellers drinking more than 40 units of alcohol in an ... Read more...

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Gerrard believes football is a science


March 10th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): England and Liverpool FC captain Steven Gerrard has described football as a science that requires years of understanding and practice.Opening a sports science facility at a Merseyside university, The ... Read more...

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British bus drivers in racism row after refusing to stop for girls in hijab


February 27th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 27 (ANI): British bus drivers have been accused of racism after they refused to pick up schoolgirls wearing the hijab in order to avoid trouble from their classmates over their ... Read more...

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Memory lapse - flip side of recreational drugs


February 24th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Have you ever forgotten to post an important letter or let an appointment slip your mind? A new study suggests that for those who regularly use Ecstasy or ... Read more...

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Ecstasy ‘can cause memory lapse’


February 24th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new British study suggests that the regular consumption of recreational drugs like ecstasy can cause memory lapse.This is the first study to have uncovered potential links between ... Read more...

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Magnetic power revealed in Gamma-Ray Burst Jet


December 10th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Maryland (US), Dec.10 (ANI): A specialized camera on a telescope operated by U.K. astronomers from Liverpool has made the first measurement of magnetic fields in the afterglow of a gamma-ray burst (GRB). ... Read more...

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Cheap alcohol promotes harmful underage drinking


October 9th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Excessively low cost alcohol promotes harmful underage drinking, says a new study based on survey of 9,833 teens between the ages of 15 and 16 years. Mark Bellis ... Read more...

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Teens who get alcohol from parents ‘get into less trouble’


October 9th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 09 (ANI): Giving money to your teenage kid for drinking alcohol can actually help him/her avoid getting into trouble, according to a new British survey.Researchers from Liverpool John Moores University ... Read more...

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Like humans, monkeys too are adept in the art of deceiving


June 19th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Intentional deceit is not just restricted to humans, monkeys too can con others in order to get food, says a new study.According to Federica Amici and colleagues of ... Read more...

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Giant galaxies born 6-7 billion years earlier than expected


April 24th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered large galaxies that have not changed much in size for the last 9 billion years, which suggests these cosmic giants were born 6-7 billion years ... Read more...

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Universe’s biggest galaxies may have fed on dark matter to grow quick


April 7th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that some of the biggest galaxies in the early universe seem to have grown quicker than thought possible and may have ... Read more...

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Formula for perfect spot kick revealed


March 24th, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): University eggheads have unveiled a formula for the perfect spot kick leaving no excuse for footballers whore prone to fluffing penalties.Researchers, who studied hour after hour of ... Read more...

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Footprints prove earliest humans walked 1.5 mn years ago


February 28th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Footprints found by researchers in two 1.5 million-year-old sedimentary layers in Kenya show that some of the earliest humans walked like we do today. The footprints found ... Read more...

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Rise in ”tan jab” use a public health concern, says editorial


February 18th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 18 (ANI): People are increasingly risking their health by turning to tan jabs, says an editorial. Michael Evans-Brown of Liverpool John Moores University highlights the fact that drugs like ... Read more...

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Brit school kids enjoy puffing on cigarettes


January 20th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that school kids in Britain smoke cigarettes because they enjoy it and not because their pals say its cool.The 11-year study has ... Read more...

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It’’s official: Men are more physically active than women


January 6th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Females of all ages are less active than their male peers, according to two new studies. Researchers studied activity levels in school children and the over 70s - ... Read more...

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Like humans, chimps too cuddle after a heated argument


September 9th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Its not just humans who like cuddling after a heated argument with a friend, for chimps too follow in their footsteps by comforting each other with a ... Read more...

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Ancient star cluster has three different birthdays


July 11th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Astronomers have used NASAs Hubble Space Telescope to determine that the ancient open star cluster NGC 6791 has three different birthdays.NGC 6791 is one of the oldest ... Read more...

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Youth in Europe turning to alcohol and drugs for sexual high


May 9th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Young people in Europe are deliberately binging on drink and drugs to enhance their sex lives, according to a new study.A third of men aged 16 to ... Read more...

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Youths stoke libido with drink, drugs


May 9th, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Is sex driving people to alcohol and drugs? Maybe, says a new study that found many teens and young adults using alcohol and drugs in an elaborate strategy ... Read more...

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Queen guitarist Brian May turns university Chancellor


April 15th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr 15 (ANI): Queen guitarist Brian May is going back to university - not as a student but as the Chancellor to preside over it.The rocker has been formally ... Read more...

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Brit teens downing 177 pints of beer a year


March 28th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
London, March 28 (ANI): More than a quarter of 15 and 16-year-old Brits binge drink every week, downing at least 44 bottles of wine or 177 pints of beer a year, ... Read more...

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Bad boys more likely to be told off than their girl counterparts


January 20th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 20 (ANI): In a primary school, boys are five times more likely to be told off than girls, even though they are just as likely to misbehave, according to a ... Read more...

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Active computer games are no alternative for real sports: Study


December 21st, 2007 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 21 (ANI): New generation active computer games may be a great alternative to sedentary games, but they still cannot suffice as a substitute for real sports, cites a new ... Read more...

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Price cuts blamed for rise in booze deaths in the UK


December 9th, 2007 - 11:21 am ICT by admin
London, Dec 09 (ANI): The price cuts on alcohol are being blamed for the rise in the number of people drinking themselves to death in the UK.The number of deaths caused by ... Read more...

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Booze-culture claims twice as many female lives as 15 years ago: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 2:38 am ICT by admin
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