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Watching TV linked to unhealthy eating


May 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Don't allow your children to be glued to TV if you want them to eat healthy. Television viewing time is associated with lower odds of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Young women often fail to spot weight gain


January 11th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Texas, Jan 11 (IANS) Young women fail to recognize weight gain which may be as much as 5 kg, putting them at risk for cardiovascular disease and other obesity-related conditions. ... Read more...

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Slightly high BP raises chances of stroke


September 29th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Even if your blood pressure (BP) is slightly elevated, you may be prone to a stroke, new research says.Prehypertension is a clinical category to describe patients ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NSAID use linked to increased risk of erectile dysfunction


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that men who take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 3 times a day for more than three months are 2.4 times more likely to have erectile dysfunction ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Features of metabolic syndrome prevalent in people with psoriasis


December 21st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has found that people with psoriasis have a high prevalence of the metabolic syndrome.The features that make up metabolic syndrome include obesity, high blood pressure, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children, males and blacks at high risk of food allergies


October 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children, non-Hispanic blacks and males have higher risk for food allergies than other populations.The study estimates that 2.5 percent of the United ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

President Obama calls for continue efforts for equal payment


July 20th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama called on Tuesday for continuing efforts to achieve equal payment for women and men despite its race, ethnicity or gender, in the eve of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Study shed new light on adolescents’ risk-taking behaviour


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A common approach to curb drug use and other risk-taking behaviour among adolescents won't reap any benefits, says a new study.Studies have suggested that increased risk-taking in adolescence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Muslim, Sikh, South Asian leaders demand end to racial profiling


January 30th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) Muslim, Arab, Sikh and South Asian American community leaders have raised the issue of racial, ethnic and religious profiling at airports and the border with the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

25 percent of Arab Americans in Detroit reported abuse after 9/11


December 18th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) has found that one quarter of Detroit-area Arab Americans reported personal or familial abuse because of race, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arabs are victims of abuse in US post 9/11


December 18th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) A quarter of Arab Americans have experienced personal or familial abuse because of race, ethnicity or religion since 9/11, says a new study. This is the first representative, population-based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Household food insecurity making low-income kids overweight


October 2nd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Household food insecurity may be making children from low-income families overweight, according to a study.Published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, the study involved almost ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Radiation therapy for childhood cancer may up diabetes risk


August 11th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Childhood cancer survivors may have an increased risk of diabetes, particularly those who received total body or abdominal radiation, says a new study.The study has been published in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking, binge drinking should be addressed together in adolescents, say researchers


August 9th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): A new study conducted by Temple researchers has shown that children who engage in heavy drinking will more than likely also engage in heavy smoking, suggesting that health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Black women three times more likely to develop aggressive breast cancer


March 25th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Black women are three times more likely than whites to develop aggressive breast cancer, according to a new study.The research team led by Dr Carol Rosenberg at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Physically fit kids perform well in classrooms


January 29th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Kids, who are physically fit, perform well at school, according to a new study.The researchers found that students who were physically fit scored better on standardized math ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fan use in congested rooms reduces infants SIDS risk


October 7th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Using a fan in rooms with inadequate ventilation may lower the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to a new study. Researcher leader Kimberly Coleman-Phox ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bush administration proposes new tools for FBI in terror assessments


September 14th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 14 (ANI): The Bush administration has reportedly proposed new guidelines that would give its investigating agency the FBI more tools to assess national security and foreign intelligence threats.FBI ... Read more...

Posted in National |

South Asians, Blacks main target of hate crimes in Canada


June 10th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 10 (IANS) South Asians, Blacks and homosexuals are the main victims of racially motivated hate crimes in Canada, according to a study by Statistics Canada. The study, `Hate Crime in ... Read more...

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Only 12% of American adults are health literate


May 18th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Only 12 percent of Americas 228 million adults have the skills to administer their own health care proficiently, says a new study.These skills, known collectively as health ... Read more...

Posted in National |

For the aged, daytime doze not such a good idea


February 22nd, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 22 (IANS) Researchers have zeroed in what they call a "novel risk factor" for strokes, especially among the elderly: dozing during the day. A study by researchers at Columbia ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Race, ethnicity, parents education predict student MySpace use


November 20th, 2007 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new research study by North-Western University has revealed that college students use social networking sites including Facebook, MySpace and Xanga based on their race, ethnicity and education. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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