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Parents can spur kids’ activity by example


August 1st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Parents concerned about their kids' lazy ways can spur them into greater activity by setting an example themselves, according to research at National Jewish Health.Kristen Holm, ... Read more...

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Bieber, an attentive boyfriend


July 20th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber, who is dating singer Selena Gomez, thinks it is important to notice small changes in your girlfriend's appearance."I make sure to do ... Read more...

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How to keep your skin glowing during monsoon


July 4th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After a hot and sweaty summer, the monsoon comes as a relief but the humid and damp weather takes a toll on the skin and ... Read more...

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24 mn generations for mice to grow to elephant size


January 31st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) It would take at least 24 million generations for a mouse-sized creature to evolve into something as big as an elephant. Conversely, it would require only ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur team burnt midnight oil to script Jugnu’s success


October 30th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The successful fabrication and launch of nano satellite Jugnu showcases how a band of enthsiastic IIT-Kanpur students burning the midnight oil pulled off the rare ... Read more...

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Ikhwan scores a double in 3rd round of JK Racing Asia Series


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 23 (IANS) Malaysia's 19-year-old Afiq Ikhwan (Meritus GP) completed a double by winning the two races in the third round of the JK Racing Asia Series at the ... Read more...

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Testosterone perks memory in post-menopausal women


June 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 7 (IANS) Post-menopausal women have better memory after daily treatment with a testosterone spray for six months. "These results offer a potential therapy, where none currently exists, to ... Read more...

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Eating moderate quantity of red pepper can help curb appetite


April 26th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found that eating a moderate quantity of red pepper can help curb appetite.According to research from Purdue University, the peppers especially work for those who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pot-bellied men run risk of going blind


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Piling on the fat in middle age could significantly raise a man's risk of blindness later in life. An expanding waistline puts men in danger of ... Read more...

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Potbellied men ‘ likelier to go blind’


April 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): A new study has found that piling on pounds in middle age could significantly raise a man's risk of blindness later in life.Researchers at the University of Melbourne ... Read more...

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Even moderate sleep loss could adversely affect kids with ADHD


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): The ability of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to remain vigilant and attentive deteriorated significantly after losing less than one hour of nightly sleep for a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene may explain how leopards got its spots


February 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): How did the leopard get its spots? How did the zebra get its stripes?The answer may be a gene, which scientists have found governs colour patterns in deer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1 in 8 Brit women ‘will develop breast cancer’


February 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): One in eight British women is likely to develop breast cancer at some point in their life, according to new figures.The grim statistics released by the Cancer Research ... Read more...

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Most New Year’s resolutions dissolve by Jan end


January 25th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): In a new research, almost all Brits who made a New Year's resolution admitted that previous attempts saw them give up by the end of January.The research by ... Read more...

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Here’s how you can stick to your healthy eating resolution


January 21st, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Every year the top New Year resolution is to eat better and finally lose those extra pounds.Now, it's time to check in and see if you've set ... Read more...

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Many New Year’s resolutions ‘do not last longer than a week’: Study


December 30th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that many people, who make New Year's resolutions to quit smoking and drinking, are not able to stick to them for more than ... Read more...

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Natalie Cassidy’s workout rated worst celebrity fitness DVD


December 15th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Actress Natalie Cassidy's 'Then and Now' workout has been rated as the worst celebrity fitness DVD ever in a poll.Cassidy, 27, had released the workout DVD in late ... Read more...

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IQ linked to quantity, not quality, of short-term memory


November 30th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Ever wondered why is one person's IQ higher than another's? Well, a new research has answered this question.According to a University of Oregon study, more items stored in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How mass migration evolved


September 19th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 19 (ANI): A new study of migration's origins has suggested that even small changes in the social behaviours of solitary animals may set in motion an evolutionary cascade ending in ... Read more...

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Twins help Oz researchers find genes for blindness


September 13th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 13 (ANI): Several studies in Australia have found new genes that affect eyesight, all thanks to twins.Stuart MacGregor from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) said, "Using data collected ... Read more...

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Food poisoning bacteria may be key to future of renewable energy


September 4th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): Unlike the popular correlation of E. coli with sickness and food poisoning, the malevolent bacteria may also be the key to the future of renewable energy, study suggests.Desmond ... Read more...

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Gentle exercise could prevent thousands of cases of breast, bowel cancer


August 31st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): A new research has suggested that thousands of cases of breast and bowel cancer could be prevented if people exercised regularly.Even doing 45 minutes of household chores could ... Read more...

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Artificial enzyme used to remove natural poison


August 27th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): In a first of its kind study, researchers have used a completely man-made chemical enzyme to neutralise a toxin found naturally in fruits and vegetables.While studying for ... Read more...

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How genetic ‘chips’ could improve heart disease treatments


June 25th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Leicester are trying to identify new genes and molecules responsible for coronary artery disease, which could in turn help develop new diagnostic and ... Read more...

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UK scientist says Adidas Jabulani World Cup football ‘is the most stable ever made’


June 8th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A British scientist has rubbished criticism of the Adidas Jabulani ball by England goalkeeper David James and Italian striker Giampaolo Pazzini, saying it is the most stable and ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar becomes UN’s goodwill ambassador


March 12th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 12(ANI): Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been named the Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).The appointment announced by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Scientists find glitch in common digital security system


March 7th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Computer scientists at University of Michigan have found a major flaw in a most common digital security technique used to protect both media copyright and Internet communications.The experts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Eat fatter chips to stay slim’


March 4th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Eat bigger and thicker chips if you want to stay slim, suggest officials from the Food Standards Agency.They have said that chunkier versions of those potato or fish ... Read more...

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Climate change one big factor in malaria spread


March 4th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Climate change has been found to be one of the biggest reasons behind malaria spread, but researchers have said that other factors such as migration and land-use changes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tips to boost brainpower


February 28th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Small changes can help you stay sharp later in life and could keep your brain in tip-top shape.On "The Early Show Saturday Edition," Dr. Cynthia Green, Ph.D., has ... Read more...

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Simple, 30-min DNA test for life threatening diseases developed


February 16th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Scottish scientists have devised a novel 30 minute DNA test to diagnose the development of certain inherited diseases in a person.The new technique developed at Edinburgh University will ... Read more...

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Obesity in 20s can cause heart attack in 40s


February 1st, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Obese people who have type 2 diabetes in their 20s are likely to be at higher risk of a heart attack or stroke in their 40s, if they ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

How human hands evolved to make and manipulate stone tools


January 19th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): A mathematical model may have solved the mystery of how human hands became nimble enough to make and manipulate stone tools.According to a report by BBC News, the ... Read more...

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Now, heart can be repaired through the wrist


January 8th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): For the first time, cardiologists at the University of Illinois and Jesse Brown VA medical centers have repaired an ailing heart by clearing blocked arteries via the wrist.Called ... Read more...

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Scientists look to control obesity by burning more calories


January 6th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): New research by scientists from the Mayo Clinic and the University of Iowa suggests that obesity may be kept under check by increasing the number of calories burnt ... Read more...

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