longevity

More Indians falling pray to Alzheimer’s disease (Sep 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With an increasing elderly population falling prey to it, Alzheimer's disease, a kind of dementia, stands as one of the biggest health threats in India, ... Read more...

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Character actors are pillars of films: Anupam Kher


August 28th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher believes that character artists are the real pillars of any film."I think those whom we term as character actors in India, are ... Read more...

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Clue to why women live longer discovered


August 4th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A genetic clue to why women outlive men has been found in a study of fruit flies by British researchers.The research, published in the journal Current ... Read more...

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Fidgeting could add years to your life


July 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Fidgeting could add years to your life just as being sedentary could be harmful for your health. 'Fidgeting' may include activities that are unlike exercise, such ... Read more...

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Katy Perry feels she has a split personality


June 29th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry says she is a mood dresser, and that her eccentric sense of dressing is sometimes a result of her mixed-up mind. She ... Read more...

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Usher confident of long musical career


June 11th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) Singer Usher says he always knew he will sustain a career in music for a long time, and insists he has no plans to ever ... Read more...

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Milk compound tough on waistline isolated


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have identified a natural milk compound that keeps obesity at bay in mice even as they continue to enjoy high-fat diets. "This is present in ... Read more...

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Federer equals Jimmy Connors’ record of Grand Slam victories


May 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Roger Federer eased past Germany's Tomas Kamke 6-2, 7-5, 6-3 in the men's singles first round of the French Open here Monday, equalling Jimmy Connors' ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Civil society demands universal pension for elderly


May 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Members of civil society and the unorganised sector Friday demanded universal pension rights for the elderly of the unorganised sector with a series of public ... Read more...

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Regular jogging may increase longevity


May 4th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 4 (IANS) Regular jogging can add up more than six years to male life expectancy and 5.6 years to women's longevity, reveals the latest data from the Copenhagen ... Read more...

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My marriage not picture perfect: Kendra Wilkinson


April 5th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 5 (IANS) Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson admits her marriage is not picture perfect, but says she and her husband Hank Baskett are prepared to take the ... Read more...

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Organic fertilisers cut input costs, raise crops’ life


February 25th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) A senior professor at IIT Kharagpur says the use of organic fertilisers not only can reduce the production cost of the farmers but also increase the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Megan Hilty & Katharine McPhee to star in NBC show ‘Smash’


February 11th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Megan Hilty and Katharine McPhee are all set to star in the NBC show Smash, which is all set to premiere at 9pm on Mondays. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Northeast needs new road making techniques for growth’


February 6th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 6 (IANS) To ensure enhanced rural connectivity, growth, investment and environmental protection, sustainable new technology must be adopted in road construction in India, specially in the mountainous ... Read more...

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Smoking, hypertension the biggest killers in Japan


January 25th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 25 (IANS) Even though the Japanese have the world's highest life expectancy, smoking and high blood pressure (BP) still remain the biggest health hazards, reveals a study.An analytical ... Read more...

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Prasoon favours meaningful songs over brash lyrics


January 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) In this day and age when songs like "Munni Badnaam", "Chikni Chameli" and "Jalebi Bai" are becoming chart toppers, meaningful poetry is slowly on the downslide. ... Read more...

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Filmmaking is about longevity: Brad Pitt


January 1st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt says that the most important thing to consider in a movie project is "longevity".The 48-year-old believes it doesn't matter if a film ... Read more...

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Eating less keeps the brain young


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Overeating can age your brain while eating less activates a molecule that keeps it young, reveals a study.A team of researchers from Catholic University of Sacred ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar protests reach IFFI campus


November 29th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Protests over the contentious Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki, Kerala, echoed at the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), as film personalities and journalists from Kerala ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cowell can never find a global star: Cliff Richard


November 21st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Pop legend Cliff Richard says music mogul Simon Cowell will never be able to find a global superstar on his singing reality show "The X Factor"."Real ... Read more...

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Co-directing for 30 years, meet world cinema’s enduring couple


November 18th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Without doubt, the Chinese husband-wife pair of Li Qian Kuan and Guiyun Xiao is one of the world's most enduring cinematic couples. Together they have battled ... Read more...

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Testosterone might not be the fountainhead of youth


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 23 (IANS) Ageing men who look to testosterone for a bit of rejuvenation might be in for disappointment to know that it is not all that effective. Researchers ... Read more...

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Mild memory problem ups risk of death


September 6th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) If you face a slight problem in thinking, concentrating, reasoning and remembering, you may have a short life, says a research.Moderate cognitive impairment can affect one's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Birth month influences your career choice: Study


September 5th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) A baby's birth month seems to influence his choice of profession later in life, a study suggests. Researchers commissioned by the Office for National Statistics based ... Read more...

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British workers in no mood to retire


August 31st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Millions of financially strained people in Britain have no plans to retire, as they fear they may still be struggling to pay their bills when they ... Read more...

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I hope BCCI’s inquiry is not a one-sided investigation: Akram


August 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said it is time the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) looked towards investigating India's Test ... Read more...

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Man sacrifices boy on godman’s suggestion


August 9th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 8 (IANS) In a case of human sacrifice, a man in this Uttar Pradesh city killed a minor boy after a self-professed godman assured him that ... Read more...

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Co-workers support key to longevity


August 5th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Employees buoyed up by their co-workers' support and goodwill tend to live longer and better."We spend most of our waking hours at work, and we don't ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China bans ‘misleading’ healthcare books


July 30th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) China has stopped the publication of over 100 healthcare books suspecting them to be misleading and having been written by fake doctors and experts.China's ... Read more...

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Dion to launch another fragrance


July 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Singer Celina Dion will launch a new fragrance titled "Signature" in September.Dion's previous seven scents have generated an estimated $40 million in sales."The fragrance category is ... Read more...

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114-year-old Brazilian enters Guinness record


May 19th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Guinness World Records (GWR) Wednesday confirmed that Brazilian Maria Gomes Valentim, aged 114 years and 313 days, has received the title of the ... Read more...

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New blood test can predict how long one will live


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) A new blood test could help predict how long someone has to live, based on how fast they are ageing. Researchers have developed the $700 test, ... Read more...

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Hindi film industry wastes too much money: Anurag Kashyap


May 9th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has co-produced small budget films like "Udaan" and the upcoming "Shaitan" among others, says Bollywood wastes too much money on luxuries while ... Read more...

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Cutting fat may actually shorten your life


May 4th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that restricting fatty food may not lengthen the life span, as was widely believed, but may have a contrary effect, i.e. shortened life.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Modern man ‘has grown 4 inches taller than his ancestors in 100 yrs’


April 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Scientists have found that the height of the average man has increased by four inches in the last century due to improvements in diet and public health.In 1900, ... Read more...

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