muscles

Cycling spectator arrested for not smiling


August 10th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the London Olympic Games a man was recently arrested by the police for his suspicious attitude. It all started out when the man was spotted walking ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Pakistan hurtling towards crisis, fears daily


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan faces a crisis with the political leadership and the judiciary "menacingly standing face to face like boxers in a ring" over a letter that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Study finds that lifting weights reduces risk of diabetes


August 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has found out that weight lifting can help reduce the chances of developing the most common forms of diabetes in men by 34 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Smiling speeds recovery from stress’


July 31st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Feeling good usually makes us smile, but does it work the other way around? Yes, smiling during episodes of stress can help to reduce its intensity ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mexican diving duo eye gold at Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Mexican diver Ivan Garcia believes he and his partner German Sanchez can overcome the Chinese challenge to take the gold medal in the 10-metre platform synchronized ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sheen took steriods during ‘Major League’ shoot


July 7th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has revealed that he took steroids while shooting for sports movie "Major League" to get the grip of the game."I wanted to put ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Women cat lovers may end up killing themselves


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Women cat owners are likely to develop mental health problems and commit suicide since they could be infected with a common parasite which can be caught ... Read more...

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Pegg reveals Cruise’s secret to good body


June 8th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Actor Simon Pegg has revealed that his "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" star Tom Cruise keeps his body in good shape with the help of an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why we should all be walking backwards for our health (The Funny Side - IANS has introduced a weekly column by Hong Kong-based humour writer Nury Vittachi)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Want to get ahead? Just back up. The ancient Chinese tradition of walking backwards for health is spreading like wildfire around the world. More than 20 countries have set up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It was torture being 20: Diaz


May 20th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz says she didn't enjoy the time when she turned 20."I don't worry about age. I never have. I couldn't wait to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Schoolbags turning into curse for kids


May 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Outsized school bags are turning into a curse for kids, 80 percent of whom carry loads up to a fifth of their body weight, really taxing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fat turns into flab 3 hours after big meal


May 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) An average person can virtually add two to three teaspoons of fat to his or her waistline in a matter of hours after eating. Fat from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Viagra effect’ from a glass of pomegranate juice


May 4th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Men and women who drank a daily glass of pomegranate juice for a fortnight experienced a surge in the hormone testosterone, which increases sexual desire in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exercise won’t help you if you are sedentary


March 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 26 (IANS) One way to achieve fitness is by exercising, but long sedentary periods can also be risky, healthwise, in spite of physical activity. When the muscles are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Simple surgery will correct crossed eyes


February 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) People with crossed eyes need no longer suffer the taunts and jeers of their otherwise well meaning friends and acquaintances.A single, simplified surgical procedure allows for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Surgical procedure repairs severed nerves


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) A revolutionary surgical procedure could repair severed nerves within minutes and set the patient firmly on the road to recovery within mere days or weeks, reveals ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Can women endure more pain than men?


January 25th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) For many people, the debate whether men or women handle pain better may remain unresolved, but scientists now say that females endure more pain.Researchers have discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bieber mobbed by bikini-clad girls


January 8th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 8 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber ended up posing for pictures with a group of bikini-clad girls at a beach in Los Angeles when he went to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jogging benefits you more than brisk walk


January 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) If you have always believed in power walks for good health, try jogging, as a new study has suggested slow running can be less tiring and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Beauty cream with bee stings in great demand


December 29th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) As bizarre as it may sound, beauty creams that contain bee stings are in huge demand in Britain as they reportedly prevent ageing by smoothing ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Saina pulls out of Syed Modi GP, Jayaram knocked out


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 21 (IANS) Top seed and local favourite Saina Nehwal Wednesday pulled out of the Syed Modi Grand Prix badminton tournament citing fever while world number 29 Ajay Jayaram ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Burning more sugar drives super athleticism


December 1st, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Muscle fitness drives super athleticism, especially when their cells efficiently utilise sugar as a fuel source, a study reveals. Conversely, exercising improves the muscle's ability to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Worms on ISS mission reproduce in space


November 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) British researchers sent a type of worm that shares 20,000 genes with humans to the International Space Station (ISS) to test how they deal with space ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Single-molecule car unveiled


November 10th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dutch scientists have unveiled the world’s tiniest car which is just a single molecule big. The remote-controlled vehicle is powered by electrical impulses and it is capable ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Malaria battle changed Cheryl Cole’s life


November 9th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Cheryl Cole's battle against malaria opened her eyes to healthy living.The former "X Factor" judge caught the disease after visiting Africa last year and although she ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US study certifies yoga does ease backache


October 25th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) One of the largest US studies on yoga certifies that it does ease chronic back pain and other associated symptoms."We found yoga classes more effective than ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rachael Ray: Hugh Jackman Visits, Bobby Flay Cooks!


October 15th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hugh Jackman and Booby Flay were both guests of 'The Rachael Ray Show' today. In her interview with Hugh Jackman, the X Man star shared what was perhaps ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Muscle injury for Barca’s Abidal


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 3 (IANS) Barcelona's French international defender Eric Abidal has joined the long list of players suffering injuries at the club.Abidal was forced out of his side's 1-0 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Missing gene turns you into couch potato


September 6th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Couch potatoes can't help being what they are -- a missing gene may explain why they are so lazy and inactive. Researchers rendered healthy mice slow ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chavez in good health after chemotherapy


September 4th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said that after finishing his third round of chemotherapy his health was "perfect"."I'm going strong," said Chavez, as he left the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Evans takes therapy help to cope with fame


July 29th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Actor Chris Evans gets therapy treatment which helps him get over his anxieties as he struggles to cope with the pressures of fame."I struggle with anxiety ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taking apples daily keeps cardio risks at bay


July 8th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Taking apples daily is one way of keeping risks linked with cardio health at bay. Catherine Bondonno, doctoral student in pharmacology at the University of Western ... Read more...

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Esha Deol on her growing proximity to Deols


June 15th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The Deols and Hema Malini's daughters are coming together. Hema's daughters, Esha and Ahana, are in fact very close to their stepbrothers Sunny and Bobby Deol.And ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amitabh wants Harley Davidson!


May 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) After riding what he calls the "beast bike" for "Bbuddah - Hoga Tera Baap", megastar Amitabh Bachchan is eager to buy his own Harley ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Good to feel muscles burn after exercise


May 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Exercising so hard that you feel your muscles burn is not only good for the body but also for the mind. Psychiatrists believe that mood improves ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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