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Asthmatic children more likely to be bullied


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British scientists have uncovered several factors, which include physical inactivity and sadness that could explain why children with asthma or any chronic medical condition are more ... Read more...

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Intake of egg yolks can block arteries: Study


August 14th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 14 (IANS) Egg yolks are just as bad smoking for atherosclerosis, thanks to accumulation of fat and cholesterol which causes the hardening of arteries by plaques within its ... Read more...

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Study finds that lifting weights reduces risk of diabetes


August 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has found out that weight lifting can help reduce the chances of developing the most common forms of diabetes in men by 34 ... Read more...

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Researchers debunk findings about Facebook and depression


July 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) New evidence thrown up by researchers debunks the finding that spending time on Facebook and other social sites causes depression.The University of Wisconsin School of ... Read more...

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Heavy use of mobile, PC affects sleep, mental health


June 12th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 12 (IANS) Youths who heavily use mobile phones and computers run a greater risk of sleep disturbances, stress and affecting their mental health. "Public health advice should, therefore, ... Read more...

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Anxious girls’ brains work harder


June 6th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have figured out why the brains of anxious girls work much harder than those of boys, a discovery that could spur the identification and treatment ... Read more...

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US census left out over 1.5 mn minority members


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS/EFE) The US Census Bureau has said that it omitted more than 1.5 million people belonging to ethnic minorities in the 2010 count, though it defended the ... Read more...

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Sexual competition makes women more jealous than men


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 4 (IANS) Sexual competition hurts women more than men at the workplace. However, a rival's social skills provoke jealousy and envy equally in both sexes, shows a recent ... Read more...

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Materialistic people ridden with anxiety


April 10th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) People who place high value on wealth and status are more depressed and anxious and less sociable than others, says a new study."We found that irrespective ... Read more...

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Never think about your past with anger


March 27th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) People remembering their past with negative memories are more likely to fall ill, suggests a study.According to the University of Granada's study, people's attitude to the ... 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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Money can buy happiness if you know how to spend


January 28th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) People spending money to enjoy different experiences in everyday life, such as on days out or concert tickets, are happier than those who spend on buying ... Read more...

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Exercise helps in calming hostile bosses


January 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) If your boss is giving you a hard time, lying, making fun of you in public and humiliating you, he or she is likely to benefit ... Read more...

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Nasal spray could make you more outgoing


December 11th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) Shy or introverted people who wish to hold their own in any social do could find their answers in a nasal spray. An intra-nasal form of ... Read more...

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Breast reconstruction helps women regain sexual wellness


October 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 24 (IANS) Reconstruction of breasts after their whole or partial removal during mastectomy may help women improve their psychosocial and sexual well-being. Mastectomy is the medical term for ... Read more...

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Coffee chases away depression in women


September 27th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) Drinking coffee might help depressed women in chasing away their blues, a new study has found.Caffeine is the most popular stimulant in the world and about ... Read more...

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Low-fat curd in pregnancy could trigger asthma in children


September 18th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Low-fat curd intake by pregnant women can trigger asthma and hay fever (allergic rhinitis) in their children, according to a Harvard study.Women who ate low-fat yoghurt ... Read more...

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Breast-feeding babies staves off asthma risk


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Breast-feeding a baby for six months post birth can stave off their risk of developing asthma-related symptoms in early childhood, says a scientific study.The study looked ... Read more...

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Campaign on anti-graft bill in Sibal’s constituency


July 21st, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A voluntary group Thursday started a campaign to popularise the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal bill in central Delhi's Chandini Chowk, the parliamentary constituency of union minister ... Read more...

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Shanghai’s young start off on sex earlier


July 7th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 7 (IANS) The young people in this Chinese city are having sex earlier than the older generations, said a report.A report by the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences ... Read more...

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Sitting for long periods can cause heart problem


July 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Something as simple as sitting for long periods in one posture daily is fraught with grave risks, especially for women. Such women are two to three ... Read more...

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Secure relationship leads to more satisfactory sex life


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) People who feel secure in their relationship with their partner have a more satisfactory sex life and are more able to be sensitive in the affection ... Read more...

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Protein-rich breakfast wards off overeating


May 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) If you want to stay healthy, regularly eat breakfasts full of proteins. Eating a protein-rich breakfast keeps you satisfied and wards off overeating, which has become ... Read more...

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India to carry out caste, creed, poverty census together (Second Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday approved the carrying out of a survey to identify the number of people living below poverty line, as well as ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod to simultaneous caste, religion, poverty census (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a proposal to conduct a survey based on caste, religion and economic conditions that will help in identifying people living ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod to census on caste, religion and poverty


May 19th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a proposal to conduct a survey based on caste, religion and economic conditions that will help in identifying people living ... Read more...

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Driving mistakes increase with age


May 17th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Young adults who are essentially good drivers are prone to commit dangerous driving mistakes as they age, a recent study has claimed.While most studies of older ... Read more...

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Subconscious racial biases likely to shape trust decisions


April 27th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Psychologists at the New York University have found that trust decisions - especially with our money - may be influenced more by subconscious racial biases that many of ... Read more...

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Functional anomalies in brain linked to alcohol-dependence impulsivity


April 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): It is already known that alcohol dependence (AD) is strongly associated with impaired impulse control or, more precisely, the inability to choose large, delayed rewards rather than smaller ... Read more...

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Following cancer prevention guidelines lower risk of death from all-causes


April 16th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A study of more than 100,000 men and women over 14 years has found non-smokers who followed cancer prevention guidelines had a lower risk of death from cancer, ... Read more...

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Messy surroundings make people stereotype others


April 8th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): A study has found that when encountering a disorderly environment, people are more likely to stereotype others.Diederik Stapel and Siegwart Lindenberg, social scientists at Tilburg University in the ... Read more...

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Dogs ‘likelier to bond better with male owners than female’


April 8th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A pilot study about human-canine interactions has found that dogs owned by men, especially neurotic men, approach their owners more often than dogs of female owners.The findings ... Read more...

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Regular shoppers ‘may live longer’


April 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Want to live a long life? Then go shopping, often, suggests a new research.The study has revealed that a spot of regular retail therapy can help people live ... Read more...

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Avoiding or controlling diabetes may cut cancer risk, mortality


April 4th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer in men but with higher risk of other cancers in both men and women, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Survey says that many people don’t take prescriptions because of cost


March 31st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey has revealed that as much as 20 percent of patients who are given prescription do not take the drugs primarily due to the ... Read more...

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