Indian-origin batsman smashes unbeaten 228 in Melbourne Twenty20 match

November 12th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 11(ANI): Indian-origin batsman Kumar Sarna has hit the highest score ever in Twenty20 cricket by smashing 228 not out off just 65 balls in a suburban match in Melbourne.Playing for ... Read more...

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Psychiatrists call for ban on ‘glamorising’ of eating disorders

February 23rd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, February 23 (ANI): Psychiatrists are urging a ban be put on the "damaging portrayal" of eating disorders in advertisements and various other publications.The Royal College of Psychiatrists' (RCPsych) Eating ... Read more...

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Eating disorder sufferers in UK ’still face bullying, discrimination’

February 22nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that a majority of people who have suffered eating disorders are still bullied in the UK.Eighty percent of sufferers still feel stigmatised, not ... Read more...

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Booming pro-anorexia websites spark health concerns

September 19th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): A boom in websites encouraging women towards dangerous weight loss has sparked health concerns.A group of top psychiatrists have warned against the pro-anorexia sites that are soaring ... Read more...

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Anorexia not just a girls’ problem, now men are falling prey

August 3rd, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Anorexia or eating disorder usually associated with teenage girls is increasingly spreading in epidemic proportion among men seeking to build "an ideal body". According to a new survey ... Read more...

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