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‘Fathers responsive to kids have low testosterone’


September 10th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Like mothers, fathers too can be biologically responsive to their children, especially when they experience a drop in testosterone levels sleeping next to their offsprings.Notre Dame ... Read more...

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Sleep boosts happy thoughts


April 5th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A good night's sleep boosts our positive memories, according to a study.Researchers split 70 young adults into two groups - one that got to sleep ... Read more...

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Indian Railway tableau to showcase its history at R-Day parade (With images)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian Railways will bring together its past and present through a tableau that will be showcased at the Republic Day Parade, a Central Railways official said ... Read more...

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Plane skids off runway at Kochi airport, two injured


August 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 29 (IANS) Two people were injured when a Gulf Air flight from Bahrain with 137 passengers on board skidded off the runway just after landing at the Kochi ... Read more...

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Speeding car kills two pavement sleepers


June 17th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Two men sleeping on a pavement were crushed by a speeding car here, police said Friday. The driver has been arrested.The incident took place early ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe to buy 14 locomotives from China


May 30th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, May 30 (IANS) Zimbabwe plans to buy 14 locomotives for about $29 million from a Chinese company, a media report said.NRZ had already paid $2.9 million in advance in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Night owls at greater risk of piling on pounds


May 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Staying up late can make you pile on the pounds and is fraught with other negative health consequences. Late sleepers consumed 248 more calories a day, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease revealed in dream sleep


March 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Danish researchers have discovered that very early symptoms of Parkinson's disease may be revealed in dream or REM sleep.Parkinson's disease is a brain disease best known for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Train services in Kashmir resume after blast


March 8th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 8(ANI): Train services to Srinagar, have resumed on Tuesday morning after militants blew up a portion of a railway track near the city.Train services were suspended after insurgents blew ... Read more...

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One more arrest in Gyaneshwari train sabotage


January 5th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Sunil Mahato, one of those charge-sheeted in the May 28 Gyaneshwari Express sabotage, was arrested from Manikpara village in West Midnapore district Tuesday.Even though the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Superhero suit to prevent bone loss in astronauts


October 29th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Micro-gravity in space can cause significant amount of bone loss in astronauts, but now a new superhero suit is set to change that.Even with regular exercise, an astronaut ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz study links snoring to brain damage


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Latest Australian research indicates that snoring and troubled nights could be a red flag for brain damage occurring during sleep.Brain scans of 60 people, aged in their mid-40s ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Short and long sleep ups blood pressure in third trimester of pregnancy


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 02 (ANI): A new study has indicated that getting too little or too much sleep in early pregnancy is associated with elevated blood pressure in the third trimester.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nightmares could be early sign of Parkinson’s


September 15th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Horrifying dreams could be an early sign of Parkinson's disease, say experts. Those who shout or cry in their sleep could be more likely to develop the condition within ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Horrifying nightmares ‘could be first sign of Parkinson’s disease’


September 15th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Those who shout or cry in their sleep could be more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, scientists have revealed.Experts have found that people who suffer from a condition ... Read more...

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Short sleepers ‘at higher risk diabetes, heart disease’


September 8th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 08 (ANI): A new research has suggested that people who sleep less than six hours a night may be three times more likely to develop a condition which leads to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Staying up late to browse raises mental illness risk


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Staying up late to browse the web or chat with friends could cost you your sanity later in life, finds a new study. Such sleep deprivation could explain ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mental distress linked to shorter sleep durations in young adults


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 02 (ANI): A new study has suggested that young adults who get fewer than eight hours of sleep per night have greater risks of psychological distress, a combination of high ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lack of sleep linked to mental illness: Oz study


September 1st, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 1 (ANI): An Australian research has suggested that youngsters who get very little sleep are more prone to mental illness.Nicholas Glozier of the University of Sydney said that lack ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why some people can block out noise during sleep


August 10th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Some people can sleep through anything because their brains are capable of "fending off" noise. Researchers have found that heavy sleepers are able to block outside noise getting ... Read more...

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Kicking during sleep signals Parkinson’s risk


July 29th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Kicking in sleep could mean you are more likely to develop dementia or Parkinson's, scientists warn. They say it could signal a higher risk up to 50 years before ... Read more...

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Gyaneshwari Express mishap: Mahato to be produced in court today


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 22 (ANI): People's Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) leader Bapi Mahato, a key accused in the May 28 Gyaneshwari Express derailment, is likely to be produced in a Jhargram court ... Read more...

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Secret behind 100-year-old Mr Binge’s long life: a glass of whisky every day!


May 5th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Centenarian Ted Binge, a former railwayman who lives in Armana House Care Centre in York with wife Irene, 91, swears a tot of whisky everyday is the secret ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How Ansari, Ahmed were acquitted in terror trial


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Mumbai Police were in for an unexpected embarrassment Monday when a special court picked holes in the prosecution theory on the involvement of Fahim Ansari and Sabauddin Ahmed, ... Read more...

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Video game before bedtime ‘has mild effect on adolescent sleep’


April 15th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Playing a video game before bedtime has only a mild effect on the sleep of older male teens, a new study suggests.The study appears in the April 15 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Insomnia ‘can shrink your brain’


February 17th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Individuals battling insomnia are losing out on more than just sleep - they may be missing brain matter.With the help of brain imaging, researchers have linked chronic insomnia ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Curvy women better in bed than their skinny rivals


October 27th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Majority of British blokes believe that curvy women are better in bed than their size zero rivals, says a survey.The study found that 89 per cent of men ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up railway track in West Bengal


October 3rd, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Purulia (WB), Oct 3 (ANI): Maoists blew up a railway track on Saturday, causing suspension of train services in West Bengal's Purulia district.The incident took place on the day of their ... Read more...

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Simple ways to quiet ordinary snoring


September 17th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Snoring often leads to embarrassment and wrecks a good night sleep of your partner. Now, experts from Mayo Clinic have offered some simple ways to silence the disturbing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Insomnia bad for the heart


September 7th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 7 (IANS) Insomniacs have heightened blood pressure (BP) during the night, which can cause cardiac problems, says a new study. The investigation, which measured the 24-hour BP of insomniacs compared ... Read more...

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Kids more susceptible to headaches, migraine in new school year


August 30th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children and teens become more susceptible to the pain and discomfort of headaches and migraines as the new school year begins.More than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First ever non-stop train service ‘Duronto’ introduced


July 3rd, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): For the first time in the history, non-stop train service is being introduced in India.The non-stop train service 'Duronto' will have AC and non-AC sleepers and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Super-sleepers’ can store enough energy to fight obesity


June 29th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has found that animals that sleep longer store energy for a long duration, a finding that can be useful in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Insomniacs require increased brain activation to maintain normal daily function


June 10th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Patients suffering from chronic primary insomnia (PIs) have higher levels of brain activation compared to normal sleepers during a working memory test, says a new study.The research abstract ... Read more...

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Long, short sleep durations linked increased diabetes risk


June 8th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Both long and short sleepers are at higher risk for diabetes, according to a new study.In the study, researchers found that the adjusted odds ratio was 1.24 for ... Read more...

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