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Caesarean babies have higher risk of asthma


January 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Babies delivered through Caesarean section have higher chances of developing asthma, even among those whose parents do not suffer from asthma and allergies. Data from more ... Read more...

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Non-state actors make peacekeeping more challenging: Army chief


April 6th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Stating that peacekeeping operations were "becoming more complex" due to the threats posed by non-state actors in conflict zones, Indian Army chief Gen V.K. Singh ... Read more...

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Support forces against terror groups in Pakistan: Norway minister


April 4th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The threat of terror groups taking over Pakistan is "a very big issue," Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide said Monday. He called for ... Read more...

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Long-term methadone treatment weakens brain function


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health have shown that methadone, which has been used to treat heroin addicts for nearly 50 years, affects the brain and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bad relationship with spouse causes ‘pre-baby blues’


March 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new study has found that a bad relationship with the husband or partner is the strongest predictor of maternal emotional distress during pregnancy.Anxiety and depression during pregnancy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bad relations with spouse causes ‘pre-baby blues’


March 12th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) New research shows that a bad relationship with the husband or partner is the strongest cause of maternal emotional distress during pregnancy.Anxiety and depression during pregnancy ... Read more...

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Levels of environmental contaminants in mums’ body drop during breast-feeding


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the levels of environmental contaminants in a mother's body decrease during breast-feeding.After a year of lactation, the levels of a number of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children who are looked after at home have better language skills


January 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Children, aged 1.5 to 3 years, who are looked after at home by a parent, child-carer or in an outdoor nursery, have better language skills than those who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Workouts during free time ‘cuts depression risk’


November 1st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A new research suggests that people with depression could benefit from regular physical activity - butonly if it's in their leisure time.People who take regular exercise during their ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju lauds Norway’s role in conflict resolution


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2(ANI): Minister of State for Defence Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju on Tuesday lauded the role of Norway in conflict resolution and promoting peace.Inaugurating a bilateral seminar in the national ... Read more...

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Tinnitus not a highly inherited condition


February 16th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, is not a highly inherited condition.For the research, Ellen Kvestad, of the Norwegian Institute of Public ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two die from mutated H1N1 virus in France


November 27th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Two people have died from a mutated version of the H1N1 swine flu virus that was first found in Norway, health officials told BNO News on Friday.A spokeswoman ... Read more...

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Mutated virus of H1N1 found in Norway


November 20th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by BNO News
OSLO (BNO NEWS) -- The Norwegian Institute of Public Health on Friday said it discovered a mutated version of the H1N1 swine flu virus.The institute analyzed samples from a number of ... Read more...

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30-year study finds non-smokers live longer, have healthier hearts


May 9th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 30-year study on the health and lifestyle habits of 54,000 Norwegians has found that non-smokers had healthier hearts and also lived longer than smokers. The researchers concluded ... Read more...

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Non-smokers ‘live longer, have healthy lives’


May 9th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Non-smokers have longer life with lesser chances of getting heart disease as compared to smokers, according to a 30-year follow-up study.The study, which included 54,000 men and women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pregnant women with bulimia more anxious, depressed


April 18th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Pregnant women with bulimia tend to be more anxious and depressed than their counterparts without eating disorders. Bulimic women also have lower self-esteem and are more dissatisfied with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Prenatal exposure to Hong Kong flu leads to low IQ


April 16th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A pandemic of the disease called Hong Kong flu killed more than 700,000 people worldwide in the late sixties, with major outbreaks in Europe during the winter of ... Read more...

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Study links prenatal exposure to Hong Kong Flu to intelligence decline in adulthood


April 16th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study has linked prenatal exposure to the Hong Kong Flu, which claimed more than 700,000 deaths worldwide in the late 1960s, to reduced intelligence in adulthood. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Angry, sad, anxious mums likely to give unhealthy food to kids


April 4th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): A new study from Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) has revealed that mothers with many negative thoughts and feelings are likely to give unhealthy food to their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Repeated miscarriages, infertility treatment up pre-eclampsia risk for women


December 19th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): Repeated miscarriages and hormone treatment for infertility may make pregnant women prone to pre-eclampsia, according to a new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Common infant virus may cause type 1 diabetes


December 19th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A harmless virus, which is encountered by most infants and displays few symptoms, may trigger type 1 diabetes, according to a new study. Researchers at the Norwegian Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One-fifth dose of scarce meningitis vaccine as effective as full dose


December 7th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Just one-fifth of the standard dose of a commonly used meningitis vaccine can turn out to be as effective as using the full dose, according to a ... Read more...

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Hormone replacement therapy cuts postmenopausal fracture risk


September 20th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that hormone replacement therapy can significantly reduce the risk of fractures in postmenopausal women.The data analysed from the end of the 1970s ... Read more...

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Thin men more prone to osteoporosis, bone fractures


September 19th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 19 (ANI): Men who weigh less during middle age increase their chances of having fractures and osteoporosis, according to a new data.The data is shown from the Norwegian Institute ... Read more...

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Pregnant women with bulimia more prone to anxiety and depression


September 18th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): Pregnant women with bulimia are more likely to have symptoms of anxiety and depression, according to a new study.The study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health ... Read more...

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Kids exposed to family stress at higher risk of developing emotional problems


June 21st, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Small children who are exposed to familial stress are at higher risk of developing anxious and depressive symptoms in early adolescence, a new study has found.The doctorate ... Read more...

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Babies born by c-section at 50% increased asthma risk


June 19th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new study has found that babies born by Caesarean section have a 50 percent greater risk of developing asthma as compared to babies born naturally.The study ... Read more...

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Indian, Lankan women at 3-fold risk of extreme nausea during pregnancy


April 26th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Women born in India and Sri Lanka are three times more likely to suffer from extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (hyperemesis gravidarum) than ethnic Norwegians, says ... Read more...

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Babies with asthmatic mums risk wheezing while swimming


April 16th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Kids with mums who have allergies or asthma have an increased risk of wheezing in the chest if they take part in baby swimming before 6 months ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit Norway from October 23


November 14th, 2007 - 2:22 am ICT by admin
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