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Witness to violence makes women prone to risky sex: Study


May 11th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Witnessing crimes and other forms of violence in both childhood and adulthood has a profound effect on women -- it makes them more prone to having ... Read more...

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Konkona back on sets, says Ranvir


April 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Actor Ranvir Shorey says his wife Konkona Sen Sharma, who took a sabbatical after their son Haroon's birth, is back under arclights.The actress, who was last ... Read more...

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Indian student says he was ’stupid’, but didn’t cause roommate’s death


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) An Indian American student convicted of spying on his gay roommate with a webcam said he did some stupid things but didn't cause the fellow pupil's ... Read more...

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Allegations will destroy all that I have achieved: Cairns


March 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns says his personal life and successful 20-year cricket career has been tarnished by claims of match-fixing made by former Indian ... Read more...

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Scientists trick brain into experiencing itself as doll-size


May 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Imagine shrinking to the size of a doll in your sleep. When you wake up, will you perceive yourself as tiny or the world as being ... Read more...

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Motherhood changes you: Cruz


May 11th, 2011 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Actress Penelope Cruz has opened up about motherhood for the first time, admitting she changed "immediately" after giving birth to a baby boy earlier in 2011.The "Vicky ... Read more...

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Combination therapy shows promise in treating devastating cystic fibrosis


April 25th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that an over-the-counter drug used to treat diarrhea combined with minocycline, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections, could one day change the ... Read more...

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Learning and memory depends upon the way one looks at ‘intelligence’.


April 16th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): "If it was easy to learn, it will be easy to remember," too simple to be true?A new research has suggested that there is a subjective angle ... Read more...

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University defines new parameters for studying, treating DCD


April 5th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A university has defined new parameters for studying and treating Developmental Coordination Disorder.Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) affects as many as six percent of all children, causing them to ... Read more...

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Increasing CO2 ‘causing plants to release less water to atmosphere’


March 4th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): Scientists have reported that as carbon dioxide levels have risen during the last 150 years, the density of pores that allow plants to breathe has dwindled by 34 ... Read more...

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‘Insensitive’ Damien Hirst slammed for using baby’s skull in new artwork


January 10th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Artist Damien Hirst has been criticized for using a infant's skull studded with 8,000 diamonds for his latest art work, 'For Heaven's Sake.'The skull, which is believed to ... Read more...

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Milla Jovovich says it was ’super cool’ working with Robert De Niro


September 15th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): 'Resident Evil' actress Milla Jovovich says she felt "super cool" working with Robert De Niro because she get to call him Bob like few people.The actress revealed ... Read more...

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Male Menopause: Is it a myth or a reality?


September 10th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Menopause is common in women of certain age but recent reports that more men are rushing to the doctor's office with symptoms of menopause these days ... Read more...

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Smoking could damage your fertility and your child’s


September 10th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Here's another reason for you to kick the butt - smoking may not just harm your fertility but that of the next generation, according to scientists.Men who smoke ... Read more...

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99-year-old woman sexually assaulted in Australia


September 10th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 10 (IANS) A 99-year-old woman was sexually assaulted and beaten up in this Australian city by a man, suspected to be in his teens or early 20s, who forced his ... Read more...

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Strategic partnership with India will continue to grow: Obama


August 14th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama today said ties between the US and India will continue to grow and declared that his goal was to make this ... Read more...

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Text of Obama’s message on India’s Independence Day


August 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Following is the text of US President Barack Obama's message on the occasion of India's Independencee Day: "On behalf of my administration and the American people, I wish ... Read more...

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Obama aims to make India-US ties a ‘defining partnership’


August 14th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Wishing India a happy and safe Independence Day, US President Barack Obama has said he was looking forward to his India visit aimed at ... Read more...

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AR Rahman ‘thanks God’ no one was killed in stage collapse


July 15th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Music composer AR Rahman has thanked God that nobody from his crew was killed when his stage collapsed last month.Rahman's staff was injured and instruments were destroyed when ... Read more...

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A tour that traces the life of Princess Diana for tourists


February 21st, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) A tour tracing the life of Princess Diana, who died in 1997, has been launched here, taking tourists on a trip that includes the London flat where ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts grateful to ‘Pretty Woman’


January 26th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Hollywood actress Julia Roberts admits starring in 1990 romantic comedy "Pretty Woman" had a "profound effect" on her life as it turned her into a star. The 42-year-old ... Read more...

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Meditation, dialogues reduce burnout among physicians


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Training in meditation and communication can ease distress and burnout experienced by many physicians. As many as 60 percent of practicing physicians report symptoms of burnout, which is ... Read more...

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Radiohead pays tribute to world war veteran Harry Patch


August 6th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Rock group Radiohead has surprised their fans by recording a musical tribute to First World War veteran Harry Patch after he died at the age of 111. Dailymail.co.uk reports ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise turns ‘relationship guru’ for Posh and Becks


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Tom Cruise has reportedly been counselling his good friends David and Victoria Beckham on how best to stay happy while juggling diverging careers.According to a pal, ... Read more...

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Sea to rise 5 metres as West Antarctic ice sheet melts


July 7th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) The melting of West Antarctic ice sheet, Antarctica's most vulnerable part, could raise global sea levels by up to five metres. "Polar ice sheets have grown and collapsed ... Read more...

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Stroke affects physical, emotional bonding between couples


June 19th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Suffering a stroke can have a significant impact on the physical, psychological and emotional bonding between a couple, say researchers.A new study conducted by researchers from Northern Ireland ... Read more...

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Earth’s earliest ice age may have been caused by rise in oxygen


May 8th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): In a new research by an international team of geologists, it has been suggested that Earth's earliest ice age may have been due to the rise of oxygen ... Read more...

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Arthritic women more likely to quit jobs than men


May 1st, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Women who are suffering from arthritis are more likely to quit working than men, according to the latest study. Compared to individuals with other types of chronic diseases ... Read more...

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Less than a quarter Brits believe common courtesy is important


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Less than a quarter of British people believe that common courtesy is important, a new survey has found.The survey for bank First Direct revealed that simple ... Read more...

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Roger Moores hunting aversion stems from killing sparrow as a child


March 11th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): English actor Sir Roger Moore has revealed that his stand against any form of blood sport, stemmed from a childhood incident, which involved him killing a sparrow.Moore, ... Read more...

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Researchers explain why herd mentality governs most of us


January 16th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Social conformity or the tendency to follow the crowd tends to originate in the brain, according to the latest findings.A new study provides intriguing insight into how the ... Read more...

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Eating eggs during pregnancy affects breast cancer outcomes in offspring


December 2nd, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Consuming cholinea nutrient found in eggs and other foodsduring pregnancy can significantly affect breast cancer outcomes for a mother''s offspring, says a new study.The article in the ... Read more...

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Jude Law spearheads peace mission to Kabul


September 2nd, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 2 (ANI): Oscar nominee Jude Law made a visit to Afghanistan to urge all warring parties to observe a day of peace on September 21, so that food deliveries ... Read more...

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Asians may outnumber Maoris by 2026 in New Zealand


July 8th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland , July 8 (ANI): A new study has found that the headcount of Asians in New Zealand was increasing due to the growing ties with the region, and the Asians ... Read more...

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Eating broccoli can reduce prostate cancer risk


July 2nd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Eating a broccoli-rich diet can reduce the risk of deadly prostate cancer, according to researchers.Whats more, the consumption of one or more portions of the green veggie ... Read more...

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