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Srikon announces home-based primary care


March 28th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) With an aim to bringing back the concept of family physician, Srikon Healthcare Private Limited has announced a unique home-based primary care programme.Under the programme said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Egypt detains Israeli man for spying


June 12th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 12 (IANS) Egypt has detained an Israeli on charges of spying in the country, state news agency MENA reported.The Supreme State Security Court ordered Sunday the man be ... Read more...

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Why observing others’ flaws hurt us?


April 14th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have explained why individuals observing others' flaws and norm transgressions experience vicarious embarrassment regardless of whether the person observed realizes their flaw or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene linked to severity of autism’s social dysfunction identified


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a gene associated with autism that appears to be linked very specifically to the severity of social interaction deficits.The gene, GRIP1 (glutamate receptor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Dalai Lama’s death will not affect Tibet’


March 8th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): A high-ranking Chinese official has said that the Dalai Lama's death will not affect the Tibet autonomous region's overall situation, but will likely have some minor impacts."As ... Read more...

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Study: Sex is important for men aged between 70-95 years


December 8th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian researchers say men want to continue having sex even at the advanced age of 70 to 95 years.The researchers say they interviewed about 3274 men that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Brain responds more to close friends than strangers


October 13th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) People's brains are more responsive to their friends than strangers, even if the stranger has more in common with them, study shows. Researchers at Harvard University examined a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Our brains more responsive to friends than to strangers: Study


October 13th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study has shown that people's brains are more responsive to friends than to strangers, even if the stranger has more in common.Researchers examined a brain region ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bad boy hairdos not allowed in Sydney nightclubs!


September 12th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 12 (ANI): Heading to a Sydney nightclub? Well, here's a piece of information: some of the clubs in the city are turning away people with certain hairstyles or bad attitudes. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

UK tourism chiefs list top 10 foreign etiquettes for London 2012


August 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.11 (ANI): Tourism chiefs have drawn up a list of cultural differences to give Britons a crash course in not offending foreigners when they visit London for the 2012 games.The ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to attend IPU meet in Bangkok


March 25th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A high-level Indian parliamentary delegation led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will leave for Bangkok Friday to attend 122nd assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Testosterone can make you nice as well as nasty


March 9th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A researcher has shed light on how testosterone affects human behavior in a 'pro-social' situation - an environment where it is beneficial for a person to help someone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cuba calls Haiti situation a shame


January 29th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 29 (IANS) The situation in Haiti after the devastating earthquake Jan 12 is a shame for humankind, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has said. The Cuban minister said the abject poverty ... Read more...

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Manipuri artists present mime on situation in state


January 4th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 2 (ANI): Theatre is an artistic medium, which is often used to take a look at the social situation.A mime Theatre Repertory in Manipur is screening their new play ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Why immoral behaviour leaves a “bad taste in the mouth”


February 27th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Immoral behaviour really does leave a "bad taste in the mouth", claims a new study, which found that disgust over an unfair social situation is hard-wired into ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Letting go aborts deleterious affects of excessive self-control


February 19th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Self-control is the buzz-word today, and those who can discipline their appetites and actions and instill this virtue in children, inspire respect if not awe. But excessive self-control ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Too much self-control can do more harm than good


February 19th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Too much self-control can sometimes do more harm than good to an individual, according to a new study.In the study, lead researchers Evan Apfelbaum and Samuel Sommers ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Heres how you can stay motivated to achieve your goals


June 29th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Started a diet program, followed it religiously for 2 weeks and on the start of the third week, hell broke lose and you were again on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Understanding malaria parasites ‘family plan’ may help stop the disease


May 29th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (ANI): Researchers at Edinburgh University have found that parasites ensure the spread of malaria by being able to produce more sons than daughters when conditions are difficult.According to ... Read more...

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Virtual reality ride unmasks public paranoia


April 1st, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
London, April 1 (IANS) Paranoia is much more common among the general population than was previously thought and just as commonplace as anxiety and depression, according to a study. Until now, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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