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Intelligence, not status, fast tracks upward mobility


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 30 (IANS) Intelligence fast tracks career prospects rather than one's status or background, a study reveals.Having the right connection only gets your foot in the door. But ... Read more...

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Can parent’s education affect offspring’s mental health?


January 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) It is quite possible that depression in adulthood could spring from a parent's level of education, a Canadian study suggests. Amelie Quesnel-Vallee from McGill University and ... Read more...

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Marriage can kill the criminal in you


September 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Marriage can help reduce crime by enabling people to develop greater self-control.Walter Forrest, criminologist, Monash University and associate professor Carter Hay from Florida State University found ... Read more...

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More women have kids fathered by multiple partners


April 4th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Twenty-eight percent of all US women with two or more children have them fathered by multiple partners, a new study has revealed."I was surprised at the ... Read more...

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28pc of U.S. women have kids by more than one man


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): An American study of the prevalence of multiple partner fertility has found that 28 percent of all U.S. women with two or more children have children by more ... Read more...

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Starting school earlier lowers obesity risk: Study


December 15th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists have found an effective way to fight the epidemic of childhood and adolescent obesity.They suggest a simple step that might help cut the problem down to size: ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Students should be encouraged to shoot for the stars, say experts


October 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that less academically promising students shouldn't be discouraged from setting high educational ambitions.Chardie Baird, K-State assistant professor of sociology, and John Reynolds, Florida ... Read more...

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Research Finds That Parents And Educators Should Encourage College Students To Shoot For The Stars


October 1st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A New study revealed that less academically promising students shouldn't be discouraged from setting high educational ambitions.Chardie Baird, K-State assistant professor of sociology, and John Reynolds, Florida State ... Read more...

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Observing food labels and exercising may help you lose weight


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): A new study suggests that observing food labels may lead to weight loss, especially for women entering their middle years.Using information on whether consumers read food labels ... Read more...

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Sons of young dads more likely to become fathers in adolescence


January 17th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Males who are born to adolescent fathers are more likely than males born to older fathers to perpetuate the trend by also becoming fathers while in their adolescence. ... Read more...

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Genes, not absent fathers, influence whether kids have first sex early


September 15th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Some children have their first sexual intercourse at an early age not because they were raised without a father at home, but because it is in their genes, ... Read more...

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Temporary jobs contribute to psychological distress of workers


August 11th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): People who work on temporary basis face an increased risk of mental health problems, according to a new research."Temporary workers-those lacking long-term, stable employment-seem to be susceptible to ... Read more...

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Fathers tend to tighten clamps on teens’ risky sexual behaviour


May 15th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Fathers tend to tighten clamps on adolescents when they engage in risky sexual behaviour, according to a new study. Researchers at Boston College, Universities of Pittsburgh and Harvard who ... Read more...

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Fathers increase supervision in response to teens’ risky sexual behaviour


May 15th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A study conducted in the U.S. has revealed that fathers generally respond by increasing their efforts to supervise and monitor their teen children when they engage in risky ... Read more...

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Too much TV time increases depression risk among teens


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Too much exposure to television and other electronic media during adolescence might lead to depression in young adulthood, especially among men, say researchers.A team led by Brian ... Read more...

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Ban on fast food TV ads could reverse childhood obesity


November 20th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Ban on fast food TV ads could reduce obesity among children by 18 percent, according to a new study. The research was conducted by the National Bureau of ... Read more...

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Serial cohabiters less likely than others to marry


November 7th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Women who stay with several partners serially are less likely to marry than women who stick to a single partner. Even if they do, divorce rates are very ... Read more...

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Risk of attempting suicide quadruples for youth from poor neighbourhoods


October 25th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that youth in their late teens who live in poor neighbourhoods are four times more likely to attempt suicide than peers who ... Read more...

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Religious beliefs curb teens marijuana use by half


October 19th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new study from Brigham Young University has revealed that teens religious faith can reduce the risk of marijuana use by half.The research team has found that ... Read more...

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‘Troubled girls from poor neighbourhood tend to be promiscuous’


September 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) Young but troubled girls living in poor neighbourhoods tend to become promiscuous, engaging in sex with older boys, according to a study. "Young girls... in disadvantaged neighbourhoods are ... Read more...

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Peers’ jeers rob obese kids of cheer


August 7th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Taunts or jeers of peers can rob obese adolescents of peace of mind and result in health and psychological problems that overshadow their young adulthood. Ryan Adams, assistant ... Read more...

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Freshman 15 weight gain only a myth


June 2nd, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new study from the University of Guelph, Canada has debunked the popular Freshman 15 notion that students gain 15 pounds during their first year of college, ... Read more...

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Changing jobs frequently can leave you with lower paycheques


March 22nd, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 22 (ANI): Job-hopping might be a common career strategy for modern day young professionals, but the trend results in lower paycheques for the workers, according to a new study.Researchers ... Read more...

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Parenting skills don’t suffer when couples get divorced


December 11th, 2007 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has challenged the common notion that divorce has a negative effect on parenting skills, by finding that there are actually more similarities than differences in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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