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China launches cancer screening programme


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) In a step aimed at an early diagnosis and treatment of cancer, a government-supported project, of an estimated cost of 300 to 500 million yuan (upto ... Read more...

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Autistic kids face bullying thrice over, says study


March 27th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) Autistic children are bullied three times more frequently than their healthy siblings, says a new study.The results show that 63 percent of children with Autism Spectrum ... Read more...

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Family matter: BJP government fights criticism from within (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been left squirming with embarrassment after the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), allied to the party, hit ... Read more...

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Divorce detrimental to health of younger lot


January 31st, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Divorce at a younger age is more detrimental to one's health than later in life as older people can cope better with the ensuing disruption and ... Read more...

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Lesbianism among US teenagers on rise


December 26th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Teenage girls in US are indulging in more sexual contact with each other than ever before, a study has found.Sexual activity between young girls is reported ... Read more...

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Two mn Mexicans employed as domestic workers


November 24th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) About two million Mexicans are employed as domestic workers, with women accounting for about 90 percent of such employees, and the majority lack employment contracts ... Read more...

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Link between heavy metal music, suicidal tendencies


October 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Youths repeatedly listening to heavy metal music might be suffering from suicidal tendencies, new research says.Youths at risk of depression are likely to seek respite in ... Read more...

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Children eyewitness to family violence


October 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) More than one out of four children have been exposed to physical violence between their parents at some time, say US researchers.But the vast bulk of ... Read more...

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10 mn Pakistan voters not on electoral roll


October 1st, 2011 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Over 10 million eligible voters in Pakistan are missing from the draft electoral rolls, a media report said Saturday.The deficit between eligible and registered voters has ... Read more...

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Number of poor in Mexico climbs by 3.2 mn


July 30th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The number of people below the poverty line in Mexico rose by 3.2 million between 2008 and 2010 to 52 million, or 46.2 percent of ... Read more...

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Overweight people will stay that way for ever


July 26th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) It's bad news for overweight people. A 55-year study in Britain has found out that once people gain weight, they can never return to their original ... Read more...

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Fat people can’t get slim


July 25th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) If you are fat, you can't get slim, say experts.Scientists have confirmed that the majority of overweight people who try to lose weight either by cutting ... Read more...

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Unhealthy lifestyle linked to sexual problems


July 7th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Weight problems, physical inactivity, excessive drinking, smoking, and hard drugs -- facets of an unhealthy lifestyle may be linked with sexual malfunctioning in men. Additionally, people ... Read more...

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More and more Indians want Rahul as PM: Survey


June 19th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) As many as 46 percent of people believe that Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will make a better prime minister than incumbent Manmohan Singh, ... Read more...

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Parent intervention protects kids against smoking initiation


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Parents shouldn't let up in their efforts when it comes to discouraging their kids from smoking, suggests a new study.Researchers, led by E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens, an emergency medicine ... Read more...

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Parents’ role key in preventing kids from becoming a bully


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): New research has shown that children whose parents are more involved in their lives are less likely to become bullies.Parents who share ideas and talk with their child, ... Read more...

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Parents can minimise chances of kids becoming bullies


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Parents can play a significant role in minimising the chances of their son or daughter turning into a bully by sharing ideas and talking to them.Parents ... Read more...

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Men who feel discriminated likely to have bigger tummy


April 13th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new research from Purdue University has suggested that people, especially men, who feel any kind of discrimination are likely to see their waistlines expand."This study found that ... Read more...

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Obama gains popularity among young American voters: Poll


April 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings among young American adults have increased, a new poll suggests.In a national survey of Americans ages 18 to 29 conducted by ... Read more...

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Women feel guilty dealing with work issues at home: Study


March 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Communication technologies are often seen as solutions to balancing work and family life.However, a new study has suggested that receiving work-related contact at home takes a greater toll ... Read more...

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More than quarter of young men, women in US are still virgins


March 5th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 05 (ANI): An official study has found that more than a quarter of young men and women in America are still virgins.Rising numbers of young Americans are abstaining from sex. ... Read more...

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Discrimination increases health problems in obese people


March 4th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that the discrimination that obese people feel, whether it is poor service at a restaurant or being treated differently in the workplace, may have a ... Read more...

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Australia faces underage alcohol addicts


February 12th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) Kids as young as 10 years in Australia are undergoing treatment for alcohol addiction, while five teenagers and young people die each week in incidents related to heavy ... Read more...

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10 yr-olds seek rehab for alcohol addiction in Australia


February 12th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Children as young as 10 are seeking treatment for alcohol addiction in Australia, it has emerged.Five Oz teens and youths die a week in incidents tied to binge ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing chemical found in tap water of 31 US cities


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Hexavalent chromium, an industrial chemical and a major health risk highlighted in the movie "Erin Brockovich" in 2000, continues to haunt Americans. A national survey has found that ... Read more...

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Asian-American men ‘paid less than whites’


December 8th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that U.S. employers don't pay Asian-American men as much as they pay equally qualified white men.Researchers at the University of Kansas analysed ... Read more...

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Surgeon-physician marriages ‘are a recipe for disaster’


December 1st, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A new study has found that surgeons married to physicians face more challenges in balancing their personal and professional lives than do surgeons whose partners work in a ... Read more...

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70 pc of Brit women like doing housework


November 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A new survey has shown that 70 percent of the Brit women like doing household work.The study found that they gain satisfaction from doing the laundry and mopping ... Read more...

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Over five in ten Americans still view George W. Bush as unpopular: USA Today/Gallup Poll


November 11th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.11 (ANI): Over five in ten Americans view former president George W. Bush as unpopular, according to a new USA Today/Gallup Poll.Fifty-three percent of 1,021 adults surveyed viewed him unfavorably, the ... Read more...

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Girls likelier to have unprotected first sexual encounter than boys: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A study into adolescent sexual habits has revealed that females are more likely to have an unprotected first sexual encounter than their male counterparts.Nicole Weller, an Arizona State ... Read more...

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Young jihadi’s repatriation issue divides Canada (Lead)


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 2 (IANS) The bombing of the Air India Kanishka that killed all 329 people over the Atlantic did not exercise Canadians even for a day, but the conviction ... Read more...

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Young jihadi divides Canada


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 2 (IANS) The bombing of the Air India Kanishka that killed all 329 people never exercised Canadians even for a day, but the conviction of a young Afghan-Canadian ... Read more...

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Republicans appear poised to win big in US poll


November 1st, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Even as President Barack Obama prepares to leave over the weekend for a four-nation trip to Asia, including the first stop in India, his Democratic ... Read more...

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Snoring killing Oz women’s sex lives


October 7th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 7 (ANI): Sleeping with a snoring husband wipes of sex from the minds of Aussie women, who say that their partners' night time wheezing, gasping and snorting is choking their ... Read more...

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Men think they perform better than they really do in the bedroom


October 5th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): This probably comes as no surprise to all the women out there, but men think they satisfy their partners more often than they actually do, according to a ... Read more...

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