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There’s a gene behind male moroseness


August 29th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Scientists have identified a gene that seems to make women happy, but does not work for men. They surmise that this might be the reason why ... Read more...

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Scheduled deliveries increase risks for mums, do not benefit newborns


February 19th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that inducing labor without a medical reason is linked with negative outcomes for mothers, including high rates of cesarean delivery, greater blood loss ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Severely obese women need to watch weight during pregnancy


February 12th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Severely obese women who gain less than the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy are likely to stay healthy, suggests a new study.In contrast, obese and non-obese women ... Read more...

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Sex during pregnancy is generally safe


February 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study claims that sex during pregnancy is usually safe, with few complications.The risks of sex during this time include premature labour, pelvic inflammatory disease, hemorrhage in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Having oral sex ‘ups likelihood of intercourse among teens’


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): A new research has revealed that oral sex increases the likelihood of intercourse among adolescents.The study conducted by researchers at UCSF and UC Merced found that half of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children from broken homes ‘twice as likely to have emotional problems’


October 15th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children from broken families have double the chances of developing serious behavioural problems.Researchers who tracked nearly 13,500 children from birth to age ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adapt the ‘LOVE’ formula to deal with alcohol abusers


October 4th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Your partner gets drunk with colleagues several times a week, manages to upset friends, family and you when he's tipsy and you hate the way he never seems ... Read more...

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Swimming pool disinfectants ‘can cause asthma, cancer’


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A dip in the pool on a hot summer day might not be as safe as you thought-the application of disinfectants in recreational pools can lead to asthma ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

False diagnosis of TB in HIV patients is fatal


May 17th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at University of California-San Francisco and Makerere University-Kampala has shown that HIV-infected patients who are falsely diagnosed as having tuberculosis (TB) have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Keep toddlers away from TV to make them smarter


May 8th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 8 (IANS) Want your kids to be smarter and thinner? Just keep them away from the TV set when they are toddlers. A study from child experts at the Universite ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Watching TV ‘makes toddlers fatter and stupider’


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Watching television makes kids less intelligent and more likely to put on weight, according to a new research.In the study, scientists found that the more television children watched ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why Parkinson’s treatment elicit compulsive behaviours


January 14th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists have made a novel discovery that may help explain why standard drug treatment elicits compulsive behaviours in Parkinson's patients.They provide new insights into the brain mechanisms that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reverend Fred Phelps calls Lady Gaga a ’slut’


December 26th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 26 (ANI): Lady Gaga has been branded slut by religious activists known for picketing the funerals of deceased soldiers and vocally opposing rights for gays and lesbians.A press release issued ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Radiation therapy can boost longevity in rare pancreatic cancer patients


November 21st, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): People with rare pancreatic cancer, called pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNTs), might live longer if treated with radiation therapy, says a study.The researchers found that this method is effective ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strict parenting helps kids develop leadership qualities


September 29th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Strict parenting might not be bad for kids at all - it helps them develop leadership qualities as adults, says a new study. Researchers using data from a Minnesota ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kids with authoritative parents likely to grow up to become leaders


September 29th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): A new study has found that children whose parents have a firm parenting approach allowing them to test the rules and learn from it are more likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A bad vacation causes more grief than buying poor-quality goods


September 20th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): A bad vacation can cause more grief than the purchase of poor-quality goods of equivalent price, researchers have found.The study is the first to compare the after-effects of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

How stress influences decision-making


September 16th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Cognitive stress, such as distraction, could influence the balanced, logical approach to decision making, according to a new study.Psychologists Jane Raymond and Jennifer L. O'Brien of Bangor University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Distractions may hinder rational decision making


September 16th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) We are faced with making decisions all the time, weighing the pros and cons in light of past experiences, before we do something about it. However, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Saying sorry can influence jurors


August 25th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Apologising for negative outcomes, a practice common with children, may lead to more favourable verdicts in court, according to a new study. Rick Warne and Robert Cornell of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Saying ‘I’m sorry’ favourably influences jurors’ decisions


August 25th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at George Mason University and Oklahoma State University showed that apologizing for negative outcomes could lead to more favourable verdicts for auditors in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Miss India Ekta Chowdhary Fails To Make Top 15 Of Miss Universe 2009


August 24th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Miss India Ekta Chowdhary utterly disappointed her long list of fans back home, who eagerly waited with bated breath to catch their favorite contestant reach the finals of the highly ... Read more...

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Shared birthdays, personal connections can improve sales


July 21st, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 21 (IANS) If a salesperson shares a birthday or a birthplace with you, you're more likely to make a purchase and feel good about it, according to a study. "This ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mutations in three gene may predict people’s tendency to make certain choices


July 21st, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A collaborative study conducted by researchers from Brown University and the University of Arizona has shown that variations of three different genes-known as single-nucleotide polymorphisms-in the brain may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Personal connections help improve product sales


July 21st, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that personal connections are likely to improve sales of a product.For instance, if the buyers share the birthday or a birthplace with the ... Read more...

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How Parkinson’s disease can alter a patient’s ability to learn from rewards


July 1st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Scientists at Rutgers University, Newark, have developed a new neuropsychological memory test that could uncover how Parkinson's disease can alter people's ability to learn about the consequences of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MIT develops painless way to monitor foetal heartbeat


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) A new system developed by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientist and colleagues could allow much earlier and painless monitoring of the foetal heartbeat. Minute fluctuations in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fear of rejection drives men, women to look attractive


May 30th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Fear of rejection over their appearance is what drives people to look attractive, confirms a new study. The research was led by Lora Park, assistant professor of psychology, ... Read more...

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Pressure to look good linked to fear of rejection


May 30th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Those who feel pressurised to look attractive are more scared than their peers of being rejected on the basis of their looks, according to a new study by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most cancer study papers show only positive findings, hide funding and author details


May 11th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that almost one-third of cancer studies published in reputed science journals to date did not disclose the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy weakens mum-child bond


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Pregnant women who drink alcohol weaken the bond with their child, claim researchers.What's more, expectant mothers who drink take longer to recover after the birth, the study found.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Being too committed in romance can be hazardous to health


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Being too committed in a romantic relationship can be unhealthy, says a new study, which found that people who put too much emotional load on their rapport ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Too much commitment in romance can boomerang


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Don't be too committed in romantic relationships or it might boomerang, leaving you depressed, anxious and fretful, warn experts.When one or both partners place too much emotional weight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Estrogen therapy could be harmful for women with existing heart risk


November 26th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): A new research has shown that hormone therapy could accentuate certain pre-existing heart disease risk factors and a heart health evaluation should become the norm when considering ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Inexperienced viewers more likely to indulge in TV-inspired risky sex


September 26th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Researches have shown TV programming is highly saturated with sexual content and risky sexual behavior. Now, a new study has shown that people with direct experience with ... Read more...

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