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Breast cancer survivors ‘more likely to fall’


March 5th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new research has revealed that combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors.Researchers from the Oregon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Autistic kids process sound, vision differently than others


August 20th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists have found solid evidence that kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) process sensory information such as sound, touch and vision differently than typically developing children.The study by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A strong male voice denotes dominance


May 29th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) Men with a deep, masculine voice are seen as more dominant by other men, says a new study. But a man's own dominance - perceived or actual - does ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rival’s deep, masculine voice not enough to challenge a man’s dominance


May 29th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Men with a deep, masculine voice are considered more dominant by other men, but a man's own dominance - perceived or actual - does not affect how attentive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Difficult-to-treat asthma’ may be due to poor use of meds


October 24th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study by researchers in Northern Ireland has revealed that difficult-to-treat asthma often may have more to do with patients who do not take their medication as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Companies with women on boards fare worse on stock market


August 14th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Companies in which women are board members fare worse on the stock market, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Exeter.The researchers have found ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Daytime sleepiness linked to declining quality of life


August 2nd, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): A study has revealed that an increase in difficulty initiating and maintaining sleep is significantly associated with poorer mental quality of life.Published in the journal Sleep, a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fast-food density, neighbourhood walkability influence weight, waist size


March 4th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): People living in neighbourhoods with high density of fast food outlets, and who frequently eat at those restaurants, are more likely to report an increase of 3 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rapid transition through menopause linked to early heart disease onset


January 28th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Women who transition more quickly through menopause are at increased risk for a higher rate of progression of "preclinical atherosclerosis" narrowing of arteries caused by the thickening ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fat women have more sex than normal counterparts


October 31st, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Those who think women scoring more on the weighing scale do not score much when it comes to sexual behaviour, certainly need a reality check, for a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Anti-wrinkle cream ad deemed misleading by advertising watchdog


September 17th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): A best-selling skin cream''s claims to ward off wrinkles have been found misleading by the Advertising Standards Authority.RoC Complete Lifts 50ml tub, which costs 17.99 pounds, had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sports as business - the game is afoot! (Commentary)


May 17th, 2008 - 9:13 am ICT by admin
By Sangeeta Goyal With the launch of the Indian Premier League (IPL), sports as business has arrived in India, like in the United States and Europe. According to estimates, trade in sports-related activities ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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