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Dining with friends can make you fat


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Dining with a friend could be bad for those on a diet - it tempts you into eating unhealthy dishes from the menu, just to keep ... Read more...

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Alzheimer’s can be diagnosed with eye test


August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Now Alzheimer's can be diagnosed with a simple eye test, according to researchers.Trevor Crawford, psychologist from the Centre for Ageing Research, Lancaster University, said: "The diagnosis ... Read more...

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Stressed out men prefer larger women, study shows


August 9th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Men usually prefer slim and younger-looking women as they appear healthier and more fertile, but during tough times stressed out men turn to larger women for ... Read more...

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Secret to a happy marriage: Get angry


August 4th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) In a marriage, forgive and forget are probably a thing of the past, and getting angry could be the best way to solve relationship problems, a ... Read more...

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Bus driver jailed for filming up skirts of schoolgirls


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) A 48-year-old Japanese-origin bus driver in Sydney has been sentenced to seven months in prison for secretly filming up the skirts of schoolgirls as they boarded ... Read more...

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Scientists create robot which registers human emotions


July 16th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) In their quest for creating a human-like robot, scientists have edged closer to their goal -- they have designed one that can display several human emotions ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini can do wonders: Syed Arif (Interview) (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have the ability to topple the top shuttlers in the world, feels their coach Syed Mohammed Arif.The former national chief coach, ... Read more...

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Confusion can be good for learning: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) US researches have found that by strategically inducing confusion on difficult conceptual topics, people actually learn more effectively and were able to apply their knowledge to ... Read more...

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Dottie Sandusky takes witness stand at husband’s trial


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bellefonte, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Dottie Sandusky, Jerry Sandusky’s wife, has taken the witness stand on Tuesday to defend her husband against charges that he sexually abused several minors and teenagers at the ... Read more...

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Chile star mulls future with Brazil club after kidnap


June 13th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 13 (IANS) Brazilian club Palmeiras expects to know by Friday if Chilean international playmaker Jorge Valdivia will remain at the club.The 28-year-old told Chilean TV he ... Read more...

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Breast cancer survivors who set new goals are healthier


April 24th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 24 (IANS) Most people go through life setting goals for themselves. But what happens when a sudden hardship or illness throws their life into disarray?A new study by ... Read more...

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Men not risk-averse in front of kids


April 18th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Unlike women, men don't curb certain risk-taking behaviours even in the presence of kids, says a new psychology study. Women may be more cautious when they ... Read more...

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Singapore hospital to give online treatment to gamblers


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 4 (IANS) A hospital in Singapore has launched a self-help online interactive guide book to help gamblers reluctant to seek formal treatment despite having problems.The National Addictions Management ... Read more...

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Are we most happy on turning 33?


March 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) While many of us may cherish remembering the school days as the happiest period of our life, a study has suggested that people are most content ... Read more...

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Decisions taken by two heads not always better than one


March 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Important boardroom decisions and those relating to family matters are often taken by a number of heads - two, three or more. But are they any ... 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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New smartphone could help you cope with blues


February 8th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) A new smart phone senses your depression and nudges you to go out with friends, a study reveals.It's the future of therapy at a new Northwestern ... Read more...

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Italy’s Nanni Moretti named Cannes president


January 21st, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) Italian director Nanni Moretti has been named president of the jury at the 65th Cannes Film Festival to be held in May."As a spectator, fortunately I ... Read more...

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Being desk-bound can erode physical, mental health


January 16th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Being desk-bound for long hours daily is not only bad for your physical health but can affect your mental well-being as well.The findings by Myanna Duncan, ... Read more...

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Self-obsessed people dont make good leaders


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) While individuals brimming with confidence or arrogance and showing natural authority may appear potential leaders, a dominating attitude or self-obsession often leaves such individuals being worst ... Read more...

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72-hour radio show by Panjab University to mark New Year


December 30th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) While a lot of young people are planning New Year parties at night clubs, discotheques and hill stations, a group of students from Chandigarh's Panjab University ... Read more...

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Middle-born child has the last laugh


December 28th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Even as many people may worry that of their three children the middle-born might get overshadowed and overlooked, a study contrarily found it is this ... Read more...

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Why mom wakes up when the baby turns


December 24th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Ever wondered why new mothers wake up in the middle of the night when their baby stirs while the dads usually carry on fast asleep? The ... Read more...

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Psychological need drives prejudice in humans: Study


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) A deep psychological need drives prejudice, linked to a particular way of thinking, says a study.People who want to make quick and firm decisions, shorn of ... Read more...

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Babies remember objects out of sight


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) It was earlier believed that babies six-month-old or younger have no sense of 'object permanence' - that something exists even when it is out of sight. ... Read more...

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Why do people justify inept, corrupt systems?


December 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Why do we resist change even when the system is blatantly corrupt or unjust? A new study calls it 'system justification,' the conditions under which we ... Read more...

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‘Persistence pays in wooing women’


December 15th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) In the mating game, no matter how many times they're rebuffed, overconfident men never give up and can ultimately be successful, say researchers. The more such ... Read more...

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Coke’s secret recipe shifted to a new abode


December 13th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For 125 years, Coca Cola has been successful in keeping its recipe for the brand coke as a secret. There have been many speculations about the ... Read more...

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Destressing helps curb obesity among women


December 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) There is a ray of hope for those who find that stress prompts them to reach for yet another helping of holiday goodies. And no, it ... Read more...

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Blame muscle fatigue on your brain


December 6th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Your are so overcome with fatigue and aching muscles after running 15 laps that you just want to lie down and rest. Blame a brain mechanism ... Read more...

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Bit of gossip might do you world of good


December 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) A bit of gossip could do you a world of good, easing stress and anxiety, besides boosting positive hormones. A friend's marriage on the verge of ... Read more...

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Pakistani students seeking out ‘immoral’ books


November 28th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Students in Pakistan were least interested in reading knowledgeable books and shopkeepers, in order to earn a living, were forced to sell those that were "vulgar, ... Read more...

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House buying could be prematurely ageing us


November 7th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Stress of buying or selling one's home could be taking a heavy toll on our health and prematurely ageing us as well, a study has suggested.Psychologists ... Read more...

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Why women win which side of bed to sleep?


October 19th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Ever wondered why women are found to be calling the shots when it comes to deciding which side of the bed to sleep on?A survey carried ... Read more...

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Recession driving men to have affairs


October 15th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Men seek more sexual partners when times are tough, so today's economic outlook increases their chance of being unfaithful, say researchers.Psychologist Omri Gillath, who carried out ... Read more...

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