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Cranberry Juice may help in kids’ bladder infections


September 10th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have amazingly discovered that the juice from cranberries has elements that reduce the risk of the infections of the urinary track. The cranberry juice that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Giving babies antibiotics could make them obese later


August 21st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Babies given antibiotics before they were six months were more likely to be overweight by the age of three, a British study has found.A study of ... Read more...

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Shun junk food for improving kid’s IQ


August 8th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Babies and infants fed junk food may have a slightly reduced IQ, while those going in for healthy diets have a slightly higher IQ, says a ... Read more...

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Fish die in Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake


August 6th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) A large number of fish have died in the Nigeen Lake in Srinagar and the Jammu and Kashmir's fisheries department Sunday attributed the mortality to depletion ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Even animals won’t eat Mid-Day Meal in Goa: Parrikar


July 31st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) The food given to school children in Goa under the Mid-Day Meal Scheme is unfit even for animals, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the legislative assembly ... Read more...

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Jada Pinkett Smith tweets her bikini photo


July 30th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wife of celebrity Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith has sent all women who have reached the age of 40 a message. She says that one ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Eggs healthier, safer than 30 years ago’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Eggs today are healthier, safer and more nutritious than they were 30 years ago because the feed given to hens has changed over the years, leading ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gene behind tomato’s colour, taste decoded


June 29th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Many shoppers may find that those perfect, red tomatoes on the shelves are a wee bit less tasty than the home-grown variety, but now reserachers have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Standing long hours affects babies’ growth


June 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Pregnant women who work more than 25 hours a week and those who stand "often" in jobs more likely to have smaller children, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Unhygienic practices lead to poor academic performance: Study


May 30th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Children with poor hygiene practices are more likely to suffer in terms of academic performance, a study by the Indian Medical Academy said here Wednesday.Conducted ... Read more...

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Dietary supplements can elevate cancer risk: Study


May 16th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Supplements such as beta-carotene, selenium and folic acid, quaffed at much higher levels than their recommended daily doses, are most likely to elevate the risk of ... Read more...

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Kelly Preston loves nursing


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actress Kelly Preston says she will miss breastfeeding her son when he grows up.The 49-year-old raises 16-month-old Benjamin with husband John Travolta."When I stop, it's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Life on Mars found but destroyed by mistake


April 14th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Bungling NASA scientists are believed to have found tiny live microbes on Mars - but mistakenly killed them by boiling them alive, a media report said ... Read more...

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Kendra Wilkinson promotes sex


April 12th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson says that people should have as much sex as possible because it makes them beautiful."Sure sex is fun, but did ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Popcorn richer in antioxidants than many fruits


March 27th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Surprisingly, a popular snack like popcorn has plenty of eye popping goodness too -- it has nearly twice as much of antiodixants as many fruits and ... Read more...

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Five places where life may exist in solar system


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Life on Earth occupies some bizarre places from deep-sea hydrothermal vents to frigid and lightless lakes. While scientists hunt for hospitable planets circling other stars, the ... Read more...

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Open windows could help prevent infections


February 20th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Air conditioning and the ultra-sterile environment in places like hospitals may actually contribute to infections, say experts.Friendly bacteria found outdoors could be recruited to fend off ... Read more...

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Grow fresh tomatoes, beans on your roof tops


February 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) People in cities can grow enough of lettuce, beans and tomatoes for consumption by utilising roof tops of the building they stay in."In our inFarming project ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Oldest living organism - seagrass discovered


February 8th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian scientists have discovered the world’s oldest living organisms – seagrass. They inhabit more than 2000 miles ranging from the country of Spain to Cyrus. The scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World’s ‘most expensive’ tea is flavored with panda poo


January 10th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Panda is obviously sacred to the Chinese people but to one businessman, there is a whole lot reason why the animal is special. A 41-year-old professor grows ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Tamil Nadu bets on Pulse Wonder to increase production


January 10th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) In an attempt to increase pulse production, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday ordered the usage of Pulse Wonder, a crop booster with nutrients.In a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Diet patterns may keep brain from shrinking


December 29th, 2011 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) People whose diets are rich in vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids are less likely to have brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease, say experts.Those whose ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Discovery to help minimise drugs’ side-effects


December 21st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) A missing link between the body's bio-clock and sugar metabolism may help avoid the serious side-effects of drugs used in treating asthma, allergies and arthritis, reveals ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dutch scientist to make cultured meat in lab


November 17th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) A scientist from the Netherlands is hoping to grow "cultured meat" in his laboratory as an alternative to livestock farming to satisfy the world's growing hunger ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clay locks carbon, promotes soil health


September 15th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) A low-cost and out-of-the-box solution that involves adding clay rich compost helps lock up carbon and promotes soil fertility."Traditional ways to lower carbon emission... include spreading ... Read more...

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Synthetic fat limits damage to heart attack victims


August 7th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) A synthetic fat used in treating overdoses of local anaesthetics could also protect heart attack victims. A University of California, Los Angeles study, led by anaesthesiologist ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

This asthma drug can burn your fat


June 8th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Formoterol, a new generation asthma drug, has shown great promise in improving fat and protein metabolism.Endocrinologist Paul Lee from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research focused ... Read more...

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Study blasts the idea of giving energy drinks to kids


May 31st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study says water and not energy drink should be given to sporty children. Energy drinks are mainly used by sports personalities to replace the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Organic food helps people live longer


May 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Organic food could help extend the average lifespans by 25 days for men and 17 days for women, say experts.Going organic will also keep you healthier ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Exposure to light imparts nutrition to green salads at groceries


May 4th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study suggests that seeing the expiry date of green salads is not enough, it is advisable to pick greens which have more exposure to light than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel procedure may treat people with cartilage injuries


April 18th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have come up with a novel mechanism to repair tissue.Scientists at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry have made star-shaped, biodegradable polymers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids’ meals consisting of white potatoes are rich in nutrients


April 12th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that consumption of white potatoes (non-fried) by children does not displace other vegetables from their meals.Instead, it makes their diet rich in nutrients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Targeted photodynamic therapy offers hope for skin cancer patients


April 12th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): The latest research by UK and Swiss scientists has concluded that targeted photodynamic therapy could completely eradicate some models of cancer.The team linked light-sensitive molecules with antibodies that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Potential therapeutic target for breast cancer identified


April 6th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a protein that alters nutrition of breast cancer cells, which can be a potential therapeutic target in the development of effective therapies for the disease.They ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

GM cows produce ‘human’ breast milk


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Scientists have created genetically modified cattle that produce "human" milk in a bid to make cows' milk more nutritious. They have successfully introduced human genes into ... Read more...

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