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‘20 million orphaned children in India’

May 15th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Twenty million children in the country do not have either of their parents and lack adequate care and support, an orphaned children's welfare organisation said ... Read more...

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Thousands at risk of going hungry: Guatemalan government

April 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, April 20 (IANS/EFE) The Guatemalan government Tuesday declared a "nutritional risk alert" to avoid a food crisis in the country's poorest areas where thousands of people don't have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Education programs can increase parent-child interactions

January 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Two concurrent studies have shown that parent education programs delivered through pediatric primary care offices increase parent-child play and reading activities critical for child development and school readiness ... Read more...

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Teen stress doubles depression risk in adult life

November 7th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Stressed teenagers could face double the risk of developing depression in early adulthood, say experts. The pressures of modern life may be more hazardous to our mental health ... Read more...

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Adolescent stress ‘linked to mood disorders in adulthood’

November 4th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A series of studies have found that there may be a link between recent rise of depression rates and the increase of daily stress.Now, the researchers from Concordia ... Read more...

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New breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility gene identified

April 22nd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new gene that increases risk of breast and ovarian cancer.The new discovery was made by the research group of Prof. Alfons Meindl (Klinikum rechts ... Read more...

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Taiwan man charged with throwing daughter into boiling water

April 21st, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, April 21 (DPA) A Taiwan man was charged with murder Tuesday for throwing his 10-month-old daughter into a pot of boiling water. Prosecutor Chang Hui-chiung filed the charges against Huang Ling-chi, 48, ... Read more...

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Adolescents affiliation with delinquent peers tied up in the genome

October 2nd, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Adolescent males who possess a certain type of variation in a specific gene are more likely to develop affinity with delinquent peers, says a new study.In a ... Read more...

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Environment, not genes, plays key role in kids readiness for school

November 16th, 2007 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has found that a childs readiness for school is greatly dependant on the environment they come from and not just their genetics.In one of ... Read more...

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