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Kids’ temper tantrums could signal mental illness


August 31st, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Temper tantrums in infants could signal early mental health problems, shows a research.Northwestern University researchers have developed an easy-to-administer questionnaire specifically designed to distinguish the typical ... Read more...

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Women suffer high rates of sleep apnoea: Study


August 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 16 (IANS) Women suffer from high rates of sleep apnoea, a condition marked by frequent pauses in breathing during sleep, despite the disorder being linked predominantly with males.The ... Read more...

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Myanmar planning population census


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 3 (IANS) Myanmar Thursday organised a conference in collaboration with the UN Population Fund for undertaking a population census in 2014.Officials of the National Commission on Population and ... Read more...

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Scientists find why we just can’t say no


April 25th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) US Scientists claim to have made a major breakthrough in understanding the brain's reward centre which could explain why many people find it literally impossible to ... Read more...

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Office boredom drives men to flirt


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Office boredom rather than sparks of passion drives men to flirt with female colleagues, says a Surrey University study based on a survey of 200 people. ... Read more...

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Olympic mountain bike course changed


April 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) London 2012 games organisers have announced changes to the Olympic mountain bike course, after feedback from competitors in last year's test event.Parts of the course, set ... Read more...

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Smartphones speed up data gathering in health surveys


March 13th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 13 (IANS) Smartphones have not only placed huge computing power at our finger tips, but are also providing faster, cheaper and more accurate surveillance of diseases.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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A good interview is about a good conversation: Imran Khan


February 4th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) First acting, then photography and now journalism: Bollywood's talented actor Imran Khan seems to have a knack for everything. Offering a few tips for today's ... Read more...

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Powerdrunk people feel taller and bigger


January 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) People who feel powerful tend to overestimate their own stature, feeling larger than they actually are."Maybe there's a physical experience that goes along with being powerful," ... Read more...

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Online gambling big hit with people


January 19th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Online gambling is becoming a big hit with people because of its easy availability and convenience."Overall, the research showed internet gamblers were not more likely to ... Read more...

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Powerful people think they are taller


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) The more powerful you are, the taller you think yourself to be, affirms a new research.Michelle Duguid and Jack Goncalo from Washington and Cornell universities puffed ... Read more...

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Taliban being paid $150 a month to stop fighting


November 27th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Taliban cadres are being paid 100 pounds (over $150) a month for desisting from action and will be allowed to keep their weapons as part ... Read more...

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TV, films, internet make you racist


September 30th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Everyone might be a bit of a racist but don't blame yourself - it is because of the books you read, movies and television shows you ... Read more...

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Glass of fruit juice carries cancer risk


September 26th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Beware of the hidden danger lurking in a seemingly healthy glass of fresh fruit juice -- the sugar content could actually increase chances of cancer. Australian ... Read more...

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Moderate drinking can cut asthma risk


September 26th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Drinking not more than six units of alcohol a week can cut the risk of asthma.Researchers from Bispebjerg Hospital in Denmark led by Sofie Lieberoth examined ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ fan to auction Rowling’s boots


September 20th, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A "Harry Potter" fan is set to auction the boots that author J.K. Rowling wore while writing the first book of the series.Emily Waldo was just ... Read more...

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People in Sibal’s constituency want Jan Lokpal bill: Kejriwal


August 1st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) As many as 85 percent people in Chandni Chowk, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's constituency in Delhi, are in favour of the civil society's version of ... Read more...

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Aamir is backing Jan Lokpal bill: Team Anna


July 20th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has extended his support to Jan Lokpal bill, a statement from Team Anna said Wednesday.In reply to a questionnaire framed ... Read more...

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Orissa against limited response on Lokpal bill


June 8th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 8 (IANS) In response to the central government's questionnaire on the proposed anti-graft Lokpal bill, Orissa said it does not intend to limit its suggestions to the ... Read more...

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Rana trial begins with jury selection (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 16 (IANS) Pakistani-born Tahawwur Rana's trial for aiding the Pakistan- based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror group in the 26/11 Mumbai attack began here Monday with the start of the ... Read more...

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Study reveals that there are less behavior problems for breast fed babies


May 11th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study shows all the more results for mothers to breast-feed their babies instead of going in for formula milk. British researchers carried out a study ... Read more...

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Asking adolescents what they wish for, could be eye opening


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study has found that while trying to figure out what's going on in an adolescent's mind can be challenging, simply asking them what they wish for ... Read more...

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Study says that Tai Chi is good for heart patients


April 26th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard have concluded a study that suggest that heart attack patients’ lives are improved if they practice the ... Read more...

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Pregnancy stress ups behavioural risks among kids


April 21st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Stressful events experienced during pregnancy are associated with higher risk of behavioural problems in children in later years, according to a study.Stressful events include financial and ... Read more...

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Temporary ‘break-ups’ in TV programs ‘can leave viewers distressed’


April 19th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has indicated that even temporary "break-ups" in one's favourite television programs can be distressing for some people.But for those who think that less time spent ... Read more...

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Our beliefs shape our learning: Study


April 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) If something is easy to learn, then it will be just as easy to remember - nearly everyone uses this simple rule to assess his or ... Read more...

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Kids’ pain behaviour ‘linked to the way their family deals with pain’


April 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that adult children's strategies for coping with pain come from watching how their parents react to and deal with pain.Suzyen Kraljevic, from the ... 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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Women’s depression can erode their intimate relationships


March 31st, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Israeli researchers have found that a woman's depression can bring her relationship down.A depressed person can be withdrawn, needy, or hostile-and give little back.But there's another way that ... Read more...

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Depressed partner cannot perceive the other’s feelings


March 31st, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Depression isolates partners from each other by chipping away at the ability to perceive the others' thoughts and feelings.Depression impairs what psychologists call "empathic accuracy" - ... Read more...

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Kids exposed to violence think aggression is ‘normal’


March 30th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A new study has found that the more children are exposed to violence, the more they think it's normal.Unfortunately, the more they think violence is normal, the ... Read more...

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Here’s why people read magazines that feature envy-inducing models


March 15th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): A new study has found why people read fitness and fashion magazines that feature photos of impossibly thin or muscular models that highlight the readers' own flaws.Many previous ... Read more...

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Depression may heighten risk of kidney failure


March 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Depression, already implicated in cardiac disease, is also a factor in the increased risk of developing kidney failure.Lead investigator Willem Kop, neuropsychologist at the University of ... Read more...

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Women with more Facebook photos ‘are obsessed with their appearances’


March 8th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who base their self worth on their appearance tend to share more photos on social networking sites.The results suggest that ... Read more...

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Looks-centric women share more photos online: Study


March 8th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Females who base their self-worth on their appearance tend to share more photos online and maintain larger networks on social networking sites, a study ... Read more...

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