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Bomb scare prompts US university evacuation


September 18th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) A bomb threat at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Monday resulted in evacuation and cancellation of all campus activities for the day, Xinhua reported.At about 2 ... Read more...

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Be nutty for good health


April 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Chomping on nuts leads to higher levels of good cholesterol (Hdl, high-density lipoprotein) and lower levels of C-reactive protein, which can trigger chronic diseases including heart ... Read more...

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Ringtones distract you from remembering, study reveals


February 15th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Keeping your mobile phone in the silent mode could help you remember things more easily because ringtones, especially catchy songs that you like, can be distracting.A ... Read more...

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World’s smallest frog discovered


January 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Papua New Guinea, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are convinced that a 7mm frog found on the island of Papua New Guinea could be the world’s tiniest frog. The amphibian is smaller ... Read more...

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Nikki Reed aims to graduate


November 17th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Nikki Reed, who dropped out of high school to pursue her acting passion, has now vowed to further her education.The 23-year-old has already enrolled at ... Read more...

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Sweetener keeps obesity at bay among kids


June 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Children and adolescents who eat candy tend to weigh less than their non-consuming peers."The study illustrates that children and adolescents who consume candy are less likely ... Read more...

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How did Antarctic succumb to ice age?


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) Researchers now know how the Antarctic Peninsula first succumbed to ice during a prolonged period of global cooling and how it has warmed up significantly in ... Read more...

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Blame sedentary jobs for piling on fat


May 30th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) The global obesity epidemic today may be linked to sedentary jobs, as they hardly involve any physical effort, says a study. Only one-fifth of private jobs ... Read more...

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Gut bug may cause development of Parkinson’s


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The gut bug responsible for ulcers could also play a role in bringing on Parkinson's disease."Our findings suggest that H. pylori infection could play a ... Read more...

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An extra cup of coffee won’t increase high blood pressure risk


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Data pooled in by researchers from six studies, covering 170,000 people, asked participants howmuch coffee they drank each day and then followed them for up to 33 years.The results showed that ... Read more...

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Study says that candy eaters are slimmer


April 4th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Louisiana, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has suggested that people who have a good appetite for candies and sweets tend to have less body mass index compared with those who avoid ... Read more...

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One in five US women have kids with different dads


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS) One in five women in the US have children with different fathers, according to a study.Researchers found that this trend was higher in minority groups ... Read more...

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Eating chocolates, candies occasionally ‘has no adverse health affects’


March 31st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Candy and chocolate lovers tend to weigh less, have lower body mass indices (BMI) and waist circumferences, and have decreased levels of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) ... Read more...

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New treatment strategy effective for certain lung cancers


March 11th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): Two chemotherapy drugs now indicated for second and third-line therapy in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer are remarkably effective in treating a certain subset of these patients, ... Read more...

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Study: Tiny tots may have mental health problems also


March 8th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has concluded that when it comes to mental illness there is no age limit. The study revealed that tiny toddlers are not exempt ... Read more...

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Infants, toddlers too suffer mental illness


February 27th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A new research has shown that infants and toddlers can suffer serious mental health disorders, yet they are unlikely to receive treatment that could prevent lasting developmental ... Read more...

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Defensive End Jermauria Rasco Selects LSU


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Shreveport, Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The anticipation of the large number of fans of Louisiana State University (LSU) football team grew by every passing minute on Wednesday, as they waited ... Read more...

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New predictive tool to find where the Gulf spill oil has disappeared


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new predictive model based on engineering design tools has been developed by engineers at Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University to predict the environmental fate and ... Read more...

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This nasal spray can mask food aroma, and beat hunger


January 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A nasal spray that masks the smell of food could help curb hunger or yearing for food.Louisiana State University researchers in the US have discovered that a type ... Read more...

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Crab nebula is slowly dimming: Scientists


January 14th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A team of scientists has found that the Crab Nebula, once considered to be the most stable source of high energy radiation in the sky, is slowly dimming.Louisiana ... Read more...

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Les Miles Leaving Louisiana State University Tigers For Michigan Wolverines?


January 8th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest news of one more coach quitting his team to head for a new one is centered around none other than Les Miles. According to ... Read more...

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New Model Of A Floridian Medical School Is The Adoption Of A Family For Its Health’s Improvement


January 7th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 6, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Medical schooling in America is experiencing a growth surge. Decades have passed in America devoid of the inauguration of a solitary new school. However, 5 ... Read more...

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Lowering the drinking age won’t college binge drinking: Study


December 11th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has challenged the theory that lowering the minimum legal drinking age would help curb binge drinking on campuses.Richard A. Scribner, of the Louisiana State University ... Read more...

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Combining aerobic and resistance training helpful for diabetics


November 24th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): In a study, scientists found that performing a combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training was associated with improved glycemic levels among patients with type 2 diabetes, compared ... Read more...

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Drinking 100 pc fruit juice means higher intake of essential nutrients


November 10th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Fruit juice drinkers were more likely than non-consumers to meet recommended levels of certain key nutrients, reveal researchers at the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center and Baylor College ... Read more...

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Fish oil given within 5 hrs after stroke limits brain damage


November 9th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that fish oil contains a substance that may help to limit or prevent brain damage following a stroke, if given within 5 ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson Is In Love Again?


October 30th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Robert Pattinson, who is preparing for his next 'Twilight' series 'Breaking Dawn', is very much in love with his girlfriend Kristen Stewart. However, apart from Kristern, ... Read more...

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Western diet makes sepsis worse


October 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): An experimental study in mice has shown has shown that high fat diets cause a dramatic immune system overreaction to sepsis-a condition of systemic bacterial infection.The study has ... Read more...

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LSU Beats North Carolina 30-24


September 5th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Atlanta, Sep 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Louisiana State University were able to register a convincing victory over the North Carolina in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game which was held on Saturday ... Read more...

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North Carolina Football Investigation Weighs Down Heavily On The Team In Season Opening Game


September 5th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday night, although the 18th seeded North Carolina football team could not win the game against the 21st seeded Louisiana State University team, few will ... Read more...

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Following Father’s Footsteps, Wide Receiver Kasen Williams Decides To Join Washington Huskies


August 28th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the footsteps of his father Aaron Williams, Kasen Williams, the all-state wide receiver of the Skyline High School on Friday announced that he has decided ... Read more...

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‘Forbidden’ black rice could be greatest ’superfood’


August 27th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 27 (ANI): Black rice, regularly used in China but uncommon in the West, could be one of the healthiest foods, say experts.According to the scientists, the cereal is low in ... Read more...

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Black rice is the new cancer-fighting superfood (Lead)


August 27th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Black rice, revered in ancient China, could be the greatest 'superfood'. Low in sugar, the grain is packed with healthy fibre and plant compounds that combat heart disease ... Read more...

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‘Forbidden’ black rice more nutritious than superfoods


August 27th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A spoonful of black rice has greater nutritive value than blueberries and blackberries, touted as superfoods. It is occasionally known as the "Forbidden Rice" because Chinese nobles forbade ... Read more...

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Vitamin D may treat allergy to common mold


August 26th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Scientists say that vitamin D may be an effective therapy to treat and even prevent allergy to a common mold that can cause severe complications for patients with ... Read more...

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