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300 years of British newspapers put online


November 29th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Around 65 million newspaper articles over the last 300 years were put online Tuesday in a new archive by the British Library.The "British Newspaper Archive", made ... Read more...

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New ’score’ to predict heart disease in youngsters


December 9th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): University of Nottingham researchers have developed a new 'score', which could be useful for general practitioners (GP) to detect heart disease in youngsters - before it damages their ... Read more...

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Poor education ‘leads to heart failure’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Poorly educated people are more likely to be admitted to hospital with chronic heart failure than the better educated, even after differences in lifestyle have been taken into ... Read more...

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Teenage mothers more likely to give birth prematurely


July 10th, 2010 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Teenage mothers are more likely to give birth prematurely and have underweight babies, study shows. The study also indicated that one quarter of teenage mothers get pregnant again before ... Read more...

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Teen mums more likely to have premature babies


July 9th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A study suggests that pregnant girls aged between 14 and 17 years are at higher risk of giving birth to premature babies, especially if it is a second ... Read more...

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Pregnant teen mums ‘at higher preterm birth risk’


July 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Pregnant teenagers are more likely to give birth prematurely and have a small baby than women in their 20s, says a new study.Ali Khashan, from University College Cork, ... Read more...

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Unions should be constructive partners in growth: Amartya Sen


August 6th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Unions should be constructive partners in the growth of institutions to play a meaningful role in society, according to Nobel laureate and eminent economist Amartya Sen. "The life of ... Read more...

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Environmental enrichment boosts wound healing in rats


May 13th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Improving rearing environment of rats can significantly strengthen their physiological process of wound healing, a new study has found.In the study, researchers from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind ... Read more...

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Rural women at greater risk of BP disorders during pregnancy


November 9th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Social factorsincluding living in a rural countymay increase the risk of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), according to new study.Several factors, such as older ... Read more...

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Early first drink ups teens chances of becoming alcoholics in adulthood


September 28th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): A new study has found that children introduced to drink under the age of 15, even in supervised conditions, are more likely to become alcoholics.Some parents let ... Read more...

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Court upbraids MCD for death of disabled man


August 18th, 2008 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Saying it was "high time" that the civic authorities were held responsible, a city court Monday asked the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to pay Rs.500,000 compensation ... Read more...

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Obese men run the risk of being childless


July 10th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Big beer bellies not only pose threat to your heart but to your sperm production too, says a new study, which warned that obese men should consider ... Read more...

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Obese males are less likely to father a child


July 9th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Obese males are less likely to father children if they don't cut down on their weight, warned medical experts on the basis of a wide ranging study. Aberdeen ... Read more...

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New cardiovascular score to improve heart attack, stroke detection


June 25th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): An international team of researchers have developed a new and more accurate method for assessing a persons risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).The team has developed QRisk2, ... Read more...

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