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WHO raises alarm over nutrition

August 9th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Millions of children dying or falling ill due to malnutrition in the Asia-Pacific region is leading to dire socio-economic consequences, the World Health Organization (WHO) ... Read more...

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Prehistoric Oz koalas were as lazy as their modern counterparts

December 20th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Prehistoric Australian koalas were as lazy as their modern counterparts and used the same loud bellowing calls to attract mates and provide warnings about predators, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Villagers bar headmaster for stealing students’ lunch

May 23rd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 23 (IANS) After he was caught stealing rice meant for schoolchildren's lunch, the headmaster of a primary school in Bihar's Begusarai district has been banned from the school by irate ... Read more...

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Traditional family dinners the best bet to fight childhood obesity

October 12th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 12 (ANI): Forget exercise and cutting on calories, for a traditional family dinner is more than enough to fight obesity, at least in case of kids, says a leading ... Read more...

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Poor Bangladeshis spend 87 percent of food budget on rice

June 19th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Dhaka, June 19 (Xinhua) The poor and people in low-income section in Bangladesh spend nearly 87 percent of their food budget on rice and the rest on protein and vegetables, giving rise ... Read more...

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