mental fitness

Brand Rahul does not exist, says BJP

September 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday targeted Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for remaining "silent" on corruption issues and claimed that the "Brand Rahul" ... Read more...

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Make new rules for chess quota seats, court tells DU (Lead)

September 12th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed Delhi University to lay down fresh physical standard criteria for students who take admission under the sports quota for ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits Kargil, pays homage to martyrs of 1999

June 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 6 (IANS) Indian Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday visited the theatre of the 1999 Kargil Conflict and wondered how Indian soldiers had pushed back Pakistanis from the ... Read more...

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Most Islamabad private schools have no playground

April 1st, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Though the private school industry has been flourishing in Pakistan, most schools here in the capital have no playgrounds despite high tuition fees being charged from ... Read more...

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Kerala techies learning dance to destress

March 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 (IANS) Techies at Thiruvananthapuram's Technopark will now relieve their stress by dancing - all thanks to an exclusive dance class.Dance forms like Western Freestyle, Hip Hop and ... Read more...

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Exercise vital for mental fitness too

February 24th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 24 (IANS) Avoiding exercise could be bad for our mental health too, pushing us into the pit of depression and causing burnout at work.Sharon Toker, management expert ... Read more...

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95-year-old woman gets life term for killing daughter-in-law

October 18th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A 95-year-old woman, who was acquitted by a trial court for burning her daughter-in-law and her infant son to death in 1996, has been awarded ... Read more...

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10 ways to keep your mind sharp revealed

February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): If you don't want your brain to lose its prowess as you age, better follow these tips.Do somethingScientists are starting to think that regular aerobic exercise may ... Read more...

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Even turtles and wasps need a little play time

October 20th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Watching kids and dogs playing is not an alien sight. However, what about a turtle or even a wasp? Well, it seems they play, too.Gordon Burghardt, a psychology ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs young blood for revival of Test cricket in country: Akram

January 11th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 11(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said that the national selectors should induct new blood in the team to avoid shameful defeats like the one against Australia in Sydney."To ... Read more...

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Brain training ‘doesn’t improve older adults’ overall mental fitness’

December 24th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Brain training products don't improve overall mental health of older adults, say researchers.The study led by German researchers showed that such items can only improve specific abilities they ... Read more...

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Brain training’s efficacy in preventing dementia being tested in UK

September 7th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 7 (ANI): British people would be put on test to see if brain-training can help to prevent diseases like Alzheimer's.The Alzheimer's Society and the BBC are running Brain Test Britain ... Read more...

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Indian American says turmeric curry keeps dementia at bay

June 6th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Turmeric curry once or twice a week could keep Alzheimer's disease and dementia at bay, thanks to a magic ingredient curcumin found in the spice, according to an ... Read more...

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Eating curry can prevent dementia: US research

June 4th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 4 (IANS) Eating Indian curry meal regularly can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease or dementia, an Indian-born researcher has told a meeting of British psychiatrists.Prof ... Read more...

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Apple juice can delay onset of Alzhemier’s

January 23rd, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Drinking apple juice helped mice deliver above average performances in maze trials, which maintained the same level of mental fitness that was otherwise observed as these mice aged.Thomas ... Read more...

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Wills and Harry embark on 1000-mile Africa motorbike trek for charity

October 19th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 19 (ANI): Princes William and Harry have begun the gruelling 1000-mile motorbike trek across Africa in a bid to raise money for charity.The royals, who started their eight-day adventure ... Read more...

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Aerobics improves mental fitness in the elderly

April 16th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Cochrane Researchers say that aerobics may not only improve the cardiovascular fitness of the elderly, but also their mental fitness.The researchers said that a review of ... Read more...

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Aerobics can increase mental fitness in elderly

April 16th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by admin
London, April 16 (IANS) Aerobic exercises have multiple benefits; it helps boost mental agility and manual dexterity in elderly people and improves the way they can concentrate on visual and auditory tasks. ... Read more...

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Jim Carey follows Gandhis advice on healthy food to beat depression

March 19th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin
London, March 19 (ANI): Comedian Jim Carey strongly believes in Gandhis advice that one cannot find happiness without a good diet.The 46-year-old Canadian revealed this while telling, during an interview, ... Read more...

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Shoaib Malik to remain Pak captain, says PCB chairman

December 14th, 2007 - 10:14 pm ICT by admin
Lahore , Dec 14 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Nasim Ashraf has said that Shoaib Malik will remain as captain for Test and ODI cricket team for further one year.Ashraf also ... Read more...

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