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Drinking during pregnancy likely to damage fertility in sons


June 30th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Mothers who drink alcohol while they are pregnant may be damaging the fertility of their future sons, a new study says. Doctors in Denmark found that if mothers had ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Infectious diseases account for two-third child deaths


May 12th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Preventable infectious diseases accounted for two-thirds of the nine million child deaths in 2008, says a new study. Experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Unicef's Child ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Infections cause two-thirds of child deaths: Study


May 12th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): According to a new study, preventable infectious diseases cause two-thirds of child deaths.Published in The Lancet, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF's Child Health Epidemiology ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mohini’s murder prompts Kiwi Govt. to make security cameras compulsory in cabs


March 31st, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar 31(ANI): New Zealand Government has said that security cameras will become compulsory on taxis by the end of the year to curb serious assaults on drivers.New Zealand Transport Minister Steven ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mohini’s murder prompts Wednesday safety review of Kiwi taxi industry


March 28th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar 28(ANI): New Zealand's taxi industry will this week find out whether cameras, shields, flak jackets, among other options become compulsory following a safety review prompted by the murder of Indian-origin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz phone help line for Indians goes unanswered, students fearful after Garg’s murder


January 5th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): Indian students in Australia are living in constant fear after accounting graduate Nitin Garg was stabbed to death in West Footscray, and to add to the problems the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians have lost faith in Victoria Police


June 2nd, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 2 (ANI): Indian students have lost confidence in Victorian Police force that racially profiles them.Federation of Indian Students of Australia (FISA) adviser Gautam Gupta said a series of comments from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians told to keep low profile in Australia


February 19th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.19 (ANI): Indian students in Melbourne, Victoria, have reportedly been told to keep a low profile as part of a strategy to crack down on violent robberies. According to The Age, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stress may trigger unexplained chest pain


February 10th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study from University of Gothenburg, Sweden has found that stress, depression and a sedentary lifestyle might contribute to unexplained chest pain.Each year, many people seek ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids of centenarians live longer too


November 21st, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Centenarian offspring kids of parents who lived to be at least 97 years old live longer, have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes as compared to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Zimbabwe’s ruling party, opposition preparing to sign power-sharing agreement


July 20th, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Johannesburg, July 20 (DPA) An agreement between Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) on the agenda for talks on a powersharing government appeared to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Babies of teenage fathers are more likely to be affected by birth problems


February 7th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): A new research has cited that babies born to teenage fathers have an increased risk of having birth problems ranging from pre-term delivery or low birth weight, to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lack of sleep raises obesity risk in patients with chronic medical problems


December 17th, 2007 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that short sleep times in patients with chronic medical diagnoses increases the risk of obesity.Researchers surveyed 200 patients attending internal medicine clinics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Short sleep times in patients with chronic medical diagnoses increases obesity risk


December 16th, 2007 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that short sleep times in patients with chronic medical diagnoses increases the risk of obesity.The researchers surveyed 200 patients attending internal medicine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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