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Risk-glorifying video games linked to teen-age accidents


September 13th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Playing risk-glorifying video games like Grand Theft Auto is likely to prompt teenagers to become more reckless in driving and becoming involved in accidents and other ... Read more...

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Child prodigy performs with Mexican philharmonic


March 6th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), March 6 (IANS/EFE) A nine-year-old pianist made her solo debut over the weekend with the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra in western Mexico, opening the orchestra's season.Daniela Liebman, who has ... Read more...

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Impulsive kids hooked on video games


February 24th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Impulsive children with a poor attention span play more video games, while other kids who are hooked on video gaming may also develop impulsivity and attention ... Read more...

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Can video games help people with cataract?


February 17th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Playing video games could improve the vision of people born with cataracts, a new research has found.Surgery and contact lenses do not always work and people ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will resume training in 10 weeks: Doctor (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer is not suffering from lung cancer but has a malignant tumour between the lungs and it ... Read more...

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Yuvraj’s malignant tumour is curable, says his India doctor


February 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer's malignant lung tumour is curable and he can resume training in 10 weeks."Yuvraj is suffering from ... Read more...

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Video games spur creativity among kids


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Despite the bad press, playing video games may actually spur creativity among boys and girls, independently of their violent or non-violent nature.A study of nearly 500, ... Read more...

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Myth: Video games sharpen brain


September 16th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) That playing video games makes the brain smarter and improves concentration might be a myth fostered by a host of studies."Despite the hype, in reality, there ... Read more...

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Norway’s massacre man led a parallel life


July 25th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 25 (IANS) For years, Anders Behring Breivik participated in online debate forums on the dangers of Islam and immigration. Ahead of the massacre of over 85 people at ... Read more...

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Why not engage kids with homegrown fun during vacations?


May 28th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The most awaited event in a school student's calendar - the summer vacation - leaves even the most devoted parents shaking in their boots. ... Read more...

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Too much TV ‘will put kids’ heart at risk’


April 21st, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): An Australian study, led by an Indian-origin scientist, has found that six-year-olds who spent the most time watching television, using a computer or playing video games had narrower ... Read more...

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Punch line missing in ‘Sucker Punch’ (IANS Movie Review)


March 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sucker Punch"; Director: Zack Snyder; Cast: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino, Oscar Isaac; Rating: **Hollywood's "300" film poster boy Zack Snyder needs ... Read more...

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UK govt to rope in superhero Sportacus to tackle obesity


March 14th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): British ministers are considering roping in a famous children's character to help them tackle obesity.They hope the BBC children's programme Lazytown, which sees the athletic superhero Sportacus ... Read more...

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Violent video games may help soldiers sleep better


March 9th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study has suggested that regularly playing video games, involving combat and war, could help soldiers cope with nightmares and sleep better.Jayne Gackenbach of Grant MacEwan University ... Read more...

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Repeating bad experience makes it seem worse


February 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Bad or annoying events seem much worse if people have to go through them again. "The prospect of repeating an experience can, in fact, change how people remember ... Read more...

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Bad things seem even worse if people expect them to happen again soon


February 8th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): New studies suggest that when people think unpleasant events are over, they remember them as being less painful or annoying than when they expect them to happen again, ... Read more...

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Too much of sunblock ‘causing a rise in Vit D deficiency in children’


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has found that using too much of sunblock lotion is causing an increase in Vitamin D deficiencies in children."People have a stronger belief in the ... Read more...

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Girls benefit from playing video games with parents


February 1st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers from Brigham Young University's School of Family Life have found that girls who play video games with a parent enjoy a number of advantages - the behave ... Read more...

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Playing video games won’t make you fat


January 21st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Playing video games might not make teenagers fat after all, but could affect their school grades, according to a new study.Previous studies have revealed that playing video games ... Read more...

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Elite gamers set world record playing video game for 50 hours


January 21st, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Three elite gamers have collectively set five Guinness World Records by playing video games for 50 hours and one minute.David Dino, Sean Crowley and Lauren Guiliano were awarded ... Read more...

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Video game addiction tied to depression, anxiety in kids


January 20th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Many parents are concerned about the amount of time their kids spend playing video games and have often expressed the difficulty in pulling them away from the screen.Now, ... Read more...

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Brain images can predict your video game performance


January 14th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Want to know how well you fare in video games? Well, researchers say they need look no further than a specific region of your brain - basal ganglia.Psychology ... Read more...

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4 hours of TV a day ‘raises heart risk’


January 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Scientists have found that spending too much leisure time in front of a TV or computer screen dramatically increases the risk for heart disease and premature death from ... Read more...

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Fast-paced video games boost ability to concentrate


November 19th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Action packed video games are often blamed for encouraging violent behaviour but they actually help players develop superior visual attention, says a new study.This mental skill helps ... Read more...

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27_13.20 Nakshatra Review : Uninspiring Thriller


October 30th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rating: 1.5 out of 5*Starring: Shubh Mukherjee, Milind Soman, Sabina Sheema, Anupam Kher, Gajendra Chouhan and Rozza Catalano (In a Sp.App)Director: Mohan SavalkarAjay (Shubh Mukherjee) is ... Read more...

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Now a site where gamers pay to play with girls


September 30th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept 30 (ANI): A games site, which hooks up male players to play simple arcade games with girls, has just opened to the public.The site GameCrush hooks up "Players" with "PlayDates" ... Read more...

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Video gaming prepares brain for bigger tasks


September 27th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 27 (IANS) Playing video games for hours on end may not be that bad after all. It could perhaps prepare your child to become a skilled surgeon one day. Playing video ... Read more...

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Video games may prepare your kids’ brains for bigger tasks


September 25th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): The next time you see your son hooked on to a video game, tell him to spend an hour extra with the joystick, for it might just turn ... Read more...

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Video games ‘help us make right decisions faster’


September 14th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): Playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster, according to scientists.Researchers from the University of Rochester found that video game players develop a heightened ... Read more...

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Aussies ’spend more than 80pc of their waking hours consuming media’


September 5th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 5 (ANI): Australians spend more than 80 per cent of their waking hours consuming media, according to a new study.A survey of more than 2300 people reveals that Australians ... Read more...

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One in five Brit kids have never climbed a tree, visited a farm


August 16th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A survey has revealed that one in five British children have never climbed a tree or visited a farm.The survey also found that two out of five have ... Read more...

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Simple interventions up parental accuracy of kids’ weight


July 13th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): In a new study, some simple interventions helped change a parent's perspective about a child's being overweight or obese, and change the parent's behaviors at home to reduce ... Read more...

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Girls want their video games to be more violent: Belgian study


July 7th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 7 (ANI): Girls want their video games to go beyond 'kittens and pink ribbons' as they now enjoy more violent options.A Belgian study has found that girls spend more than ... Read more...

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TV, video games cause attention-related problems


July 7th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Viewing television and playing video games can lead to attention problems in youths. A study led by Iowa State University psychologists found that children who exceeded the daily two ... Read more...

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TV viewing, video game play linked to kids’ attention problems


July 7th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A new study has found that both viewing television and playing video games are linked with increased attention problems in youths.The research found that children who exceeded ... Read more...

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