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Anupam Kher’s ‘Power Within’ project to heal souls


September 9th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher, who has been occupied with many non-cinema activities, is most excited about 'Power Within', a chain of workshops, which he will ... Read more...

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Anupam’s ‘Power Within’ Workshops


September 8th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Among the many non-cinema activities that now occupy Anupam Kher's time and space the one he is most excited about is the Power Within project. It's ... Read more...

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Pouty photos, endless status updates on Facebook indicate ‘narcissism’


August 31st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 31 (ANI): If you are obsessed with your status updates and picture uploads on Facebook, you are probable an online narcissist, says a new research.Researchers at Canada's York University ... Read more...

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I was insecure, but I’ve finally accepted who I am, says Nicola Roberts


August 29th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Nicola Roberts, once a shy member of 'Girls Aloud', seems to be coming out of her shell as a feisty and ferociously ambitious babe.Previously, she was the ... Read more...

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‘Blind Date’ contestant hangs herself for being ‘too ugly’


August 28th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): A former 'Blind Date' contestant has killed herself as she thought she was ugly and her boyfriend would leave her.Pamela Noble hanged herself after an argument with her ... Read more...

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Madge under fire over ‘provocative’ teen fashion show


August 5th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): Madonna has been slammed for her new 'provocative' fashion range for teens, with some accusing her of 'sexualising' teenage girls.The pop queen released images to launch the ... Read more...

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Even men can feel as unattractive as women


July 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) It is not just women who feel unattractive at certain times of the month. Men are just as likely to suffer "fat days", feeling less confident about their ... Read more...

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‘Fat days’ lower men’s confidence in the bedroom


July 27th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 27 (ANI): It is not just women who have 'fat days' when they don't feel attractive to their partners - a new research has shown that gaining weight also lowers ... Read more...

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Excessive texting can make teenagers sick


June 30th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 30 (IANS) Teenagers can fall sick if they exchange too much of text messages through mobile phones, according to a new study. The study into the communication habits among youngsters has ... Read more...

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Textaphrenia, textiety, are just a few disorders text addicts suffer


June 30th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 30 (ANI): A study has revealed that Australian teenagers who are "text addicts" are suffering from a range of serious mental and physical disorders.The study into youth communication habits identified ... Read more...

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Malaysian society committed to fighting hair loss gains popularity!


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 23 (ANI): A society committed to fighting hair loss has caught huge attention in Malaysia.The Malaysian Society for Hair Sciences, which was registered in 2002, educates people on hair ... Read more...

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Intervention enhances self-esteem among persons with serious mental illness


May 14th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found a new intervention to reduce self-stigma among persons with serious mental illness.The new intervention is a result of collaboration between researchers ... Read more...

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Poor kids more vulnerable to poor sleep effects


May 14th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): School kids from poor families are more vulnerable to the effects of poor sleep than their peers, concludes a new study.The research, that assessed the ties between children's ... Read more...

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238-kg Delhi businessman undergoes surgery to shed weight


April 21st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A 50-year-old Delhi businessman, who weighed 238 kg and underwent surgery to reduce his girth, is recovering well after shedding 45 kg, doctors treating him said Wednesday. "This ... Read more...

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Higher income, better health key to self-esteem


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Self-esteem rises steadily as people age but starts declining around retirement age, says a new study of men and women aged between 25 and 104 years. "Self-esteem is ... Read more...

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Self-esteem rises as people age but starts declining around retirement


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Self-esteem declines sharply among older adults, while middle-aged are the most confident lot, concludes a new study.The longitudinal study of men and women ranging in age from 25 ... Read more...

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Obesity linked to depression and vice versa


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Obesity appears to be linked to a raised risk of depression, and depression also appears to be linked to a raised risk of developing obesity, says a research.The ... Read more...

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3 out of 4 teen girls happy with their bodies, reveals US survey


February 16th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A US survey has revealed that 3 out of 4 teenaged girls are happy with their bodies and are rejecting thin fashion models as being unrealistic.According to a ... Read more...

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Over-training could be counterproductive, says expert


January 31st, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Over-training, also called over-exercising, is counterproductive to realizing your fitness goals, says an expert.Butler University's Adrian Shepard, assistant director of fitness overseeing recreation, said that over-training happens when ... Read more...

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Name initial could indicate how long you live


January 4th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): The first letter of your name could indicate how long you would live, say researchers.The study, led by academics at Wayne State University in Detroit, America revealed that ... Read more...

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Teenagers flex muscles as passport to better social standing


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Teenagers rely on violence as a passport to greater appreciation and respect within their group, says a new study. The study focuses on a social identity that will enable ... Read more...

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Holidays stress can trigger domestic violence


December 16th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Holidays are the time when families get together for some good fun, but for many women and children, it is a time of fear and violence.David Schneider, M.D., ... Read more...

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I had low self-esteem as teenager: Mariah Carey


December 10th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Singer-actress Mariah Carey revealed that she had low self-esteem when she was growing up. The 39-year-old admits she struggled with confidence issues as a teenager who wanted to be ... Read more...

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Airbrushed models blamed for women suffering low self-esteem


November 27th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that airbrushed models are causing women to suffer from low self-esteem.The study found that the images of models, which have been digitally altered, ... Read more...

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Feminists slam ‘Twilight’ sequel ‘New Moon’


November 25th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 25 (ANI): 'Twilight' sequel 'New Moon' has come under fire from feminists for reinforcing gender stereotypes.Carmen Siering, assistant professor of English and women's studies at Ball State University, alleges that ... Read more...

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Belle de Jour scientist’s dad admits sleeping with 150 prostitutes


November 17th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Belle de Jour hooker Brooke Magnanti's father Paul has confessed that he paid for sex with more than 150 women.Brooke, the research scientist who confessed to being Belle ... Read more...

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Blame stress for low self-esteem among youth


November 16th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Blame stress for low self-esteem among youth, but stress affects males and females in a very different way, says a new study. The study by Kristen Murray, doctoral ... Read more...

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Michael Caine doles out relationship advice to David Walliams


November 6th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Brit actor Sir Michael Caine has doled out relationship advice to 'Little Britain' star David Walliams by telling him to give up his flings and to instead ... Read more...

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Mental illness, obesity in patients closely linked


October 12th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Mental illness and obesity in patients might be closely linked, says a new study. "Although the topic is largely unexplored, several psychosocial, lifestyle and physiological factors may be involved ... Read more...

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Megan was an insecure one


September 18th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sexy siren Megan Fox has admitted that success in life has helped her to gain her self-esteem. Apparently the actress suffered from low self-esteem her in the past. But she refused to explore ... Read more...

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Kids with emotional difficulties at increased adult obesity risk


September 11th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): Children with emotional difficulties are at higher risk for obesity in adult life, according to a new study.To reach the conclusion, Andrew Ternouth, David Collier and Barbara Maughan ... Read more...

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Parents can help stop obesity epidemic


August 10th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Childhood obesity has quadrupled in the last 40 years, but parents can help stave off this impending crisis if they help their children eat better and exercise, says a ... Read more...

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Positive parental attitude can help stop child obesity epidemic


August 9th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): An eminent obesity expert has said that parents can help to prevent obesity in children by helping them with their eating habits and building a healthy body image.According ... Read more...

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Brit primary school kids read to dogs to improve literacy


July 9th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Kids at a primary school in England are being egged on to read to dogs in the classroom to make better their skills - because the pooches do ... Read more...

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Positive self-statements do more harm than good


July 4th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): While self-help books are considered to boost a person's moral, a piece of research now suggests that positive self-statements in such books may actually leave people with low ... Read more...

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