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Misuse of over-the-counter pain relievers can cause severe liver damage


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new study has found that many people take billions of doses of over-the-counter pain relievers like Tylenol every year, without knowing the active ingredients they contain, such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High gas prices lead to decline in traffic accidents


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): Rising gas prices create an accompanying decline in all traffic accidents, including drunk-driving crashes, according to a study by Mississippi State's Social Science Research Center.An SSRC demographer, Guangqing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cardiac drug, digoxin, could lower risk for prostate cancer


April 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Scientists have found that heart drug, digoxin, could be a possible therapy for prostate cancer after using a combination of laboratory science and epidemiology.The scientists found that men ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Workers losing race to save quake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear power plant”: Expert


March 30th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 30 (ANI): The radioactive core in a reactor at the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear power plant has melted through the bottom of its containment vessel to a concrete floor raising ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Half of Oz parents say social networking distracting kids from studies


July 19th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): A latest cyber study has found that more than half of Australian parents with children using online social networking services like Facebook and Twitter said the ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter ‘making kids dumber’


July 18th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne. July 18 (ANI): Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are making teen web surfers dumber, says a study of Australian parents.New cyber-safety research commissioned by Telstra also revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New motorcyclists face doubled risk of accidents


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) New motorcyclists face a much higher risk of a serious accident than any other mode of travelling. "The crash risk for new riders is around double that for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brit parents ‘not bothered by their kids boozing’


December 31st, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 31 (ANI): Parents in the UK have been warned against the "dangerous consequences" that could stem from under-age alcohol consumption.According to a survey headed by the Mumsnet website, many parents ... Read more...

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Ride-on lawnmowers land thousands of people in hospital every year


November 22nd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Experts have revealed that ride-on lawnmowers are causing more accidents every year, landing thousands of people in hospital.According to the Journal of Safety Research, a survey conducted over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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