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Marriage can kill the criminal in you


September 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Marriage can help reduce crime by enabling people to develop greater self-control.Walter Forrest, criminologist, Monash University and associate professor Carter Hay from Florida State University found ... Read more...

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Social networking teens may turn drinks, drugs addicted


August 26th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Teenagers using social networking sites like Facebook are risking themselves to end up being addicted to drink and drugs, researchers have found.Scientists at the National ... Read more...

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‘Climategate’ undermined belief in global warming among TV meteorologists: Study


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that 'Climategate' undermined the belief in global warming, and possibly also trust in climate scientists among TV meteorologists.Climategate' is the unauthorized release of ... Read more...

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Unemployed ‘as satisfied with life as they were before losing their jobs’


December 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Losing a job is a profoundly distressing experience, but a recent analysis has found that the unemployed may be more resilient than previously believed.The vast majority of unemployed ... Read more...

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Compounds in non-stick cookware linked to elevated cholesterol in kids, teens


September 7th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that children and teens with higher blood levels of chemicals used in the production of non-stick cookware and waterproof fabrics are prone to ... Read more...

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Being online can boost your love life


August 17th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): A recent research has revealed that adults who have Internet access at home are more likely to be in romantic relationships than adults without Internet access."Although prior research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Post-traumatic stress disorder high in Liberia, even 20 yrs after war


July 31st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): In a study focusing on a region of Liberia, researchers found that the prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) remains high nearly two decades after the principal conflict ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

White men get more job opportunities than women, minorities


August 18th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that white men receive significantly more tips about job opportunities than women and racial minorities, especially among people in upper ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Green neighbors unwittingly goad one to go green too


June 30th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Individuals are more likely to register for conservation programs if their neighbors do, says a new study.The research, to be published in the journal Proceedings of the National ... Read more...

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Loss of job can make you ill


May 8th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Losing your job can make you ill, says a new study conducted in this age of pink slips. If you do manage to find a new job quickly, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Office blurs distinction between home and work for some


December 11th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) Employees with high levels of job autonomy and responsibilities tend to bring work home with them, according to a study.Using data from a 2002 representative survey of more ... Read more...

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Childhood constipation as serious as asthma, ADHD


November 27th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Kids'' bathroom habits often get disturbed with a slight change in diet and unfamiliar surroundings. Now, researchers have claimed that constipation in children is as serious a ... Read more...

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Risky sexual activity reducing methods equally effective across all teens


November 26th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Interventions aimed at reducing sexual activity is equally effective in teens indulging in risky health behaviours as it is in vigilant peers, says a new study.Usually, it ... Read more...

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Victims of childhood abuse turn sexually coercive as adults


October 22nd, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Men who have experienced sexual abuse in childhood are more likely to use sexually coercive behaviour against unwilling female partners when they are young adults.Researchers have found that ... Read more...

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Heavy load of activities make kids thrive emotionally


October 5th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A heavy load of scheduled activities does not increase childrens levels of stress, instead it helps them thrive emotionally, according to a new study.During the study, researchers ... Read more...

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Bi-racial Asian Americans more likely to suffer pyshological disorder


August 18th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Bi-racial Asian Americans are twice as likely as their monoracial counterparts to suffer from psychological disorder, according to a study. "Up to 2.4 percent of US population self-identifies ... Read more...

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Sexual dysfunction among ageing people may be due to different causes


August 14th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): A team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, says that apart from aging, factors like mental and physical health, demographics and lifetime experiences also lead to sexual ... Read more...

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Sexual licence in youth takes toll in later years


August 13th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) People having a history of sexually transmitted disease, including multiple partners and risky behaviour, pay the price later in life by losing the heart or drive for sex. ... Read more...

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50pc U.S. adults have eye problems


August 12th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): New research suggests that about half of 20 years or older adults in the U.S. suffer from refractive errorseye problems wherein a sufferer has less than 20/20 ... Read more...

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Tobacco industry manipulating cigarette menthol to attract young smokers


July 17th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has found that manufacturers are deliberately manipulating menthol content in cigarettes to attract young people.Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found ... Read more...

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Elderly people with more schooling spend fewer years with cognitive loss


May 13th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that elders with at least a high school education spend more of their older years without cognitive loss.However, the study also found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most adults with conditions that raise heart disease risk have high BP


December 11th, 2007 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that most adults with conditions such as coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes or others that raise their risk for cardiovascular complications also have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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