risky behaviour

‘Kitty cam’ shows cats are killers


August 9th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Scientists at a US university attached cameras to the collars of 60 outdoor cats and were surprised to find that 30 percent among them killed ... Read more...

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‘US college women gravitate towards hookah’


July 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) One out of four college women in the US are gravitating towards the hookah, which originated in India and Persia, and many of them mistakenly believe ... Read more...

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Using internet most risky for middle-class kids


March 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Children belonging to middle-class families are more likely to be harmed by using internet in comparison to those living in poorer households, a British study has ... Read more...

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Teens keeping late nights might be into risky behaviour


March 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Thirty-six percent of teens, especially 15-year-old boys and girls, don't tell parents where they were at night, even though they might be into in risky behaviour ... Read more...

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Teens junking healthy lifestyle kiss happiness away


March 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Teenagers junking a healthy lifestyle for drinks, cigarettes and fast food become morose versions of their healthier, happier cousins and also get involved in risky behaviour. ... Read more...

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Judge bans autistic woman from having sex


February 6th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) An autistic woman was banned from having sexual intercourse on the ground that she lacks the mental capacity to consent to the act, the Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Early initiation into sex drives risky behaviours - myth undone


May 18th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Early initiation into sex seems to drive risky behaviour like promiscuity later in life -- but does delaying such acts help? A new research claims to ... Read more...

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Anxiety, depression accounts for risky driving


May 18th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Young drivers who experience anxiety and depression are more likely to take risks on the road, a study says.Birdie Scott-Parker, from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), ... Read more...

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Delhi turns HIV scanner on massage parlours


May 5th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) In a bid to curtail the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Delhi government will assess the functioning of 1,050 massage parlours in the city after 18 ... Read more...

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Excessive computer use spurs risky behaviour among teens


April 26th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Excessive computer use among adolescents can spur multiple-risk behaviour (MRB) like drug use, drunkenness and unprotected sex."Since adolescents are exposed to considerable screen time -- over ... Read more...

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Brain helps teens resist peer pressure


March 25th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Children can resist peer pressure when they are at their most vulnerable, thanks to their brain that helps check risky behaviour.The findings may give parents a ... Read more...

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Sleepless nights can lead to euphoria, risky behaviour: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has warned that a sleepless night can result in short-term euphoria, which can potentially lead to poor judgment and addictive behavior.Researchers at UC Berkeley and ... Read more...

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Sleepless nights can trigger euphoria, risky behaviour


March 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) A sleepless night can not only make us cranky and moody but also trigger euphoria, potentially leading to poor judgment and addictive behaviour. Researchers at the ... Read more...

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As kids enter teens, their brain ups ability to resist risky behaviour


March 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study shows that as children begin entering adolescence, their brain heightens the ability to resist risky behaviour.The study from three West Coast institutions provides scientists with ... Read more...

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Parents important for keeping teens off alcohol


March 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Parents can play an important role in preventing teenagers from consuming large quantities of alcohol, according to a new thesis.It said that adolescents who smoke, stay out ... Read more...

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Media exposure prompts risky behaviour


March 8th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Exposure to activities like street racing, binge drinking and unprotected sex prompts risk-taking behaviour and attitude -- thanks to the media.The connection between risk-taking and risk-glorifying ... Read more...

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Jab developed to help drug addicts break vicious habit


January 7th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) A shot that could help drug addicts break the vicious habit has been developed by the US researchers.The team produced a lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice by giving ... Read more...

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Good luck at gambling ‘may be in your genes’


December 8th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Are you exceptionally lucky when you gamble? A new study suggests that if you are, it may be all down to your genes.The so-called 'warrior gene' (MAOA-L gene ... Read more...

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Hyper-texting kids more likely to smoke, booze, have sex: US study


November 30th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A US study has found that hyper-texting, sending more than 120 texts a day, could be a sign that the child is more likely to smoke, booze ... Read more...

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Safe sex ‘Sexmas Survival Guide’ message enrages Church


November 28th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Church leaders in Scotland have hit out at a government plan to change Christmas into 'Sexmas' for a safe sex campaign over the holidays.The Scottish Government is set ... Read more...

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Alpha males take greater initiative in love, sports


November 10th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 10 (IANS) Alpha males tend to take greater initiatives in relationships, sports and financial matters, a new study has found."Since women tend to be attracted to men who are ... Read more...

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Hyper-texting teens more likely to have sex, drugs


November 10th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Teenagers who text 120 times a day are nearly three-and-a-half times more likely to have sex and resort to alcohol and drugs.Researchers said there was a definite ... Read more...

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Alpha males take greater risks in relationships: Study


November 10th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Alpha males take greater risks in relationships, reveals a new study from Concordia University.The study found the length between the second and fourth finger is an indicator of ... Read more...

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More teens exposing explicit images on Internet, prone to paedophiles


November 7th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): A report has revealed that teenagers are increasingly posting explicit images of themselves on the Internet, and consequently at danger from paedophile networks.A report by the Child Exploitation ... Read more...

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Gloves may not protect your food from harmful bacteria


October 26th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): If you think plastic gloves-worn by deli handlers, fast food operators and lunch ladies-keep your food cleaner and safer to eat, then you could be wrong as gloved ... Read more...

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Brain abnormalities cause antisocial behaviour and drug abuse in boys


September 24th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Malfunctioning brains are to be blamed for antisocial behaviour such as drug abuse, breaking laws, and reckless attitude in boys, a new study has revealed."Brain responses to everyday ... Read more...

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Global warming could lead small fish to engage in ‘risky’ behaviour


July 7th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 7 (ANI): A study has suggested that global warming could have an unexpected effect on small fish, like the clownfish, by making them indulge in risky behaviour.A previous study had ... Read more...

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‘Risky behaviour’ in Parkinson patients explained


June 24th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Scientists have explained Parkinson's patients' risky behaviour, a rare side effect of standard treatments for the disease.According to researchers, the finding has implications for future medication of patients. ... Read more...

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How youth define spirituality


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Youth define spirituality in terms of positive behaviours, feelings and relationships, an American study analysing the differences between spirituality and religion in adolescents has revealed.Anthony James, a graduate ... Read more...

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Adolescent brains hardwired for risky behaviour


June 4th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) A specific brain system propels teenagers to indulge in risky behaviours, experiment with drugs or have unsafe sex, says new research. Russell Poldrack, at the University of Texas, ... Read more...

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Now, website that makes Facebook users’ life an ‘Openbook’


May 20th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 20 (ANI): American software engineers and developers have unveiled a website that allows you to search through the status updates of Facebook users across the world.The site, Openbook, hunts ... Read more...

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Canada’s seeks India, China support against global bank tax


May 20th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Before G8 and G20 summits here next month can discuss a proposed global bank tax, Canada, whose banks stood out during the economic meltdown, has ... Read more...

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Bad decisions, not being trapped, lead to drownings in floods


April 15th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 15 (ANI): If a new Australian research is to be believed, then people are drowning in floods not because they're trapped, but because they make bad choices.The study, conducted by ... Read more...

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Teens are risk takers, say scientists


March 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Risk taking peaks in adolescence, according to scientists. In research published in the journal Cognitive Development, children, adolescents and adults aged 9-35 years chose between risky and safe options ... Read more...

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Extra small condom for 12-year-olds on sale in Switzerland


March 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Extra small condoms for boys as young as 12 are going on sale in Switzerland after research found that not enough 12 to 14-year-old boys were having protected ... Read more...

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