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Long work hours raise risk of heart disease


September 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Working more than eight hours a day raises the risk of heart disease by 80 percent, researchers say.The warning follows analysis of 12 studies dating back ... Read more...

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Scientists say that ‘Body clock alters immune system’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from the Yale University have identified that not getting enough sleep affects the immune system. The researchers reported that the body clock - which controls ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese welfare home embraces abandoned kids


January 30th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) A shelter home in north China's Hebei province has emerged as a big ray of hope for life for many newborns who are abandoned by their ... Read more...

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Enviro chips to avoid harmful radiation from mobiles, PCs (Lead, Correcting name in first para)


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, computers and even granite in your kitchens emit varying amounts of radiation and people should take steps to fend off its harmful effect ... Read more...

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Enviro chips to avoid harmful radiation from mobiles, PCs


November 19th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, computers and even granite in your kitchens emit varying amounts of radiation and people should take steps to fend off its harmful effect ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pollution can cause brain damage, depression


July 5th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Long-term exposure to air pollution could damage the brain and cause depression, besides triggering learning and memory problems. Mice tests showed that, in the long term, ... Read more...

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Sunshine gives cover to kids against asthma


May 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Vitamin D, which is abundantly provided by sunshine, plays a vital role in protecting kids from asthma.Children in colder, wetter cities are at greater risk of ... Read more...

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Hong Kong recalls mercury-tainted medicine


May 7th, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, May 7 (IANS) Hong Kong's department of health has ordered the recall of a traditional Chinese medicine found to contain excessive levels of mercury, Xinhua reported.The action was ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ancient reptiles too had oral infections


April 19th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 19 (IANS) Our susceptibility to oral infection parallels those of ancient reptiles that evolved to eat a diet incorporating plants in addition to meat, a study says. Robert ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Brazilian blow-dry’ raising concern over health hazards


March 7th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 07 (ANI): A hair straightening treatment - dubbed the Brazilian blow-dry- has raised eyebrows as it is leaving women with deep disturbing side effects.The Brazilian blow-dry, which is loved ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Using heaters at home can make you fat


January 26th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Scientists have some chilling news for those using heaters at home - keeping our homes cosy actually prevents us from burning up calories to warm up our bodies. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Prolonged use of cell phones may trigger skin allergies


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): The next time you chat endlessly on your cell phone, better be careful, as it can lead to an allergic reaction, say allergists.They also said that from cosmetics ... Read more...

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Prolonged cell use, body piercing, tattoos trigger allergic reaction


November 15th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): The next time you chat endlessly on your cell phone, better be careful, as it can lead to an allergic reaction, say allergists.They also said that from cosmetics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New York to ban smoking in parks, beaches


September 16th, 2010 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced plans to impose a ban on smoking in beaches and parks in the city. Wednesday's announcement, which follows the city's ... Read more...

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UAE issues fatwa against ‘haram’ vuvuzelas


July 10th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 10(ANI): A fatwa has been issued against vuvuzelas in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying that the plastic horns will not be permitted in the Gulf country if they exceed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

South African magistrate says vuvuzelas okay in field but not in court!


July 8th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 8(ANI): A South African magistrate in one of Cape Town's special World Cup courts ordered the court orderlies' to shut the windows following repeated disturbance from Vuvuzelas from a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Conical shape primarily responsible for Vuvuzela’annoying loudness: Expert


June 15th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A British acoustic expert has opined that the conical shape of the popular Vuvuzela, which is making its presence felt at this year's FIFA World Cup in South ... Read more...

Posted in World |

S. Africa’s Vuvuzela horns may soon invade other sports in England


June 13th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): The Vuvuzela instrument, which making waves at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is likely to invade other sports in England such as cricket, tennis, motor racing ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Exxon Valdez spill still affecting Alaskan wildlife


April 15th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Lingering oil from the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill is still being ingested by wildlife more than two decades after the disaster, scientists in Alaska have found.The research ... Read more...

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Mesothelioma Vaccine Under Test Shows Positive Results


March 12th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mesothelioma is a fatal type of cancer that is mostly caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos. Recently, it claimed the life of Merlin Olsen, a former ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Air pollution can lead to hospitalisations for pneumonia in seniors


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Prolonged exposure to higher levels of the pollutants found in car exhaust fumes and industrial air pollution can lead to hospitalization for pneumonia in adults aged 65 and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Faithful mums have healthier kids


November 13th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Remain faithful if you want healthier babies, that's the conclusion of a new study.Faculty of 1000 reviewers examined a study from New Zealand on whether prolonged exposure to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stay faithful if you want healthier babies


November 13th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) A single long-term partner seems to ensure healthier babies for women, says a new study. In other words, prolonged exposure to the father's semen protects new mothers against pre-eclampsia ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Blue light-filtering lens may protect against age-related vision loss


October 27th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that implantation of blue light-filtering intraocular lens (IOLs) at the time of cataract surgery increases a nutritional component of the eye, which may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New health problems linked to prolonged exposure to World Trade Center attack


August 5th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A research article suggests that intense or prolonged exposure to the World Trade Center attack has led to a large number of people reporting new health problems years ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anaesthesia not harmful for babies during birth


July 28th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) Babies exposed to anaesthesia during caesarean deliveries are not at any higher risk of developing learning disabilities than children delivered normally. "We found that the incidence of learning ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Genetic model that predicts how plants respond to climate change


January 18th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Scientists have created a genetic model that can predict how plants respond to climate change and flower in different environments.It has been known for some time that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saudi detainee was tortured in GITMO, says official


January 14th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.14 (ANI): A Bush administration official responsible for reviewing practices at Guantanamo Bay has claimed that the U.S. military tortured a Saudi national who allegedly planned to participate in the ... Read more...

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Workers exposed to lead show more cognitive problems as they grow old


January 12th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Adults exposed to lead at work are likely to develop cognitive problems when they grow older, according to a new study.For the study, the researchers analysed the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Experienced pilots at risk of DNA damage due to prolonged ionizing radiation


December 11th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 11 (ANI): Experienced airline pilots may be at risk of DNA damage due to prolonged exposure to cosmic ionising radiation, according to a study. Scientists behind the study compared the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Generation Ys Internet addiction hampering their face-to-face interaction


November 22nd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): For todays 20-somethings, communication has been restricted to social networking sites like Facebook and iPhones, making it difficult for them to deal with face-to-face interactions.According to CBS ... Read more...

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Prolonged exposure to cigarette smoke can alter shape of heart


November 14th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Heres another reason why you should stop smoking a new study from University of Illinois at Chicago has shown that prolonged exposure to cigarette can alter the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Researchers discover methamphetamine addiction mechanism


April 10th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): A new study on mice has suggested that long-term changes in the brain's dopamine-releasing machinery may explain why methamphetamine addiction is so strong.Dopamine is one of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Global warming might be cause for population decline in South American tree frogs


November 20th, 2007 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Biologists have speculated that the decline in the population of South American tree frogs might be because of global warming. These frogs, found in Costa Rica, prefer to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Living near an airport may increase high blood pressure risk


November 14th, 2007 - 8:10 am ICT by admin
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