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Short nighttime sleep duration among infants, young kids ‘ups obesity risk’


September 7th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 07 (ANI): A new study has found that insufficient amounts of nighttime sleep among infants and preschool-aged children may be a significant risk factor for developing childhood obesity.Additionally, napping does ... Read more...

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Lack of exercise, not dietary sugars, key to increased BMI in kids


May 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Increased BMIs in children are most likely due to reduced energy expenditure, rather than dietary factors, reveals a new independent study of scientific research.According to the research paper, ... Read more...

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Elevators can pose real danger for older adults


February 10th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): While elevators are considered one of the safest forms of transportation, they can pose a real danger for the aging population, says a new study.According to U.S. Consumer ... Read more...

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Cellphone use reduces pedestrian safety


November 17th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Walking while talking on the cell phone makes a person more vulnerable to accident, according to a new study.The researchers revealed that young and old pedestrians comprise with ... Read more...

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Why older people are more prone to skin problems


August 28th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Scientists from University College London have found why older people are prone to cancer and infections of the skin.They have shown that defective immunity in the skin ... Read more...

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Incontinence, breathing problems may lead to back pain in women


August 21st, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Women who suffer from incontinence, respiratory disorders and gastrointestinal problems are more likely to develop back pain, according to a new study.Australian pain researchers reviewed case histories of ... Read more...

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Motor sports fans are riskier drivers


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Those employing drivers for their cars most likely ensure that the persons they choose are sober and possess valid driving licences, but the findings of an Australian study ... Read more...

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Young people more likely to suffer from stress than older colleagues


April 28th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that young business owners and managers are more likely to suffer from work-related stress than their older colleagues.The survey carried out by community ... Read more...

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Diabetes linked to mental deterioration


January 5th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Alberta say that diabetics may find their mental abilities slowing down soon after the disease appears.Their conclusion is based on a study, ... Read more...

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Over-50s Brits more relaxed about infidelity than younger counterparts


November 3rd, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 3 (ANI): A new British survey has revealed that baby-boomers, who were born in the Swinging Sixties, are far more relaxed about infidelity than younger people. The same proportion ... Read more...

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Older women can have stronger muscles but risk falling


October 24th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Elderly women can regain muscle strength as much as any young women, according to a new study.The research compared strength gains of inactive elderly women and inactive young ... Read more...

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US will have more diverse population by 2042


August 15th, 2008 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 14 (DPA) The US will have a more racially and ethnically diverse population by 2042 as minority groups will outnumber the white population by that year, the US Census Bureau ... Read more...

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Breast cancers behave differently in women above and below 70


April 19th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 19 (ANI): There is a dramatic difference in the way breast cancers behave in women aged above and below 70 years, say Belgium researchers in a first of ... Read more...

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Brit girls far more likely to abuse drugs than boys


April 13th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by admin
London, Apr 13 (ANI): British teenage girls are being exposed to drugs earlier than boys and experimenting with a wider range of narcotics from a younger age, reveals a new survey.The ... Read more...

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Aging makes people more liberal, not conservative


March 9th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 9 (ANI): A new research has debunked the long-held belief that people grow more conservative in their attitudes and political beliefs, as they age.The research is the first to ... Read more...

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Childcare is what Oz mums dislike the most


January 13th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): The only activity that Australian women hate doing is caring for their kids, a new study has revealed.A study into parents' moods has found that, especially women find ... Read more...

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