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Books are tonic for the brain


August 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Reading is not just another leisurely activity or a way of brushing up your literacy skills and factual knowledge - it acts as a tonic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kirtan Kriya meditation good at beating stress


July 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Six months after researchers showed how a specific yoga involving daily meditation cut down stress levels of those caring for Alzheimer's and dementia patients now know ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Parental work stress hits healthy eating


June 24th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) During an economic downslide, with fewer jobs, people end up working harder and sacrificing more to stay employed, which hits their own and their family's nutrition, ... Read more...

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‘Stress may retard brain development in children’


June 7th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Stress may retard brain development in children, altering the growth of a specific part and the abilities tied to it, researchers say. "There has been a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

I want unconventional roles: Mrunal Jain (TV Snippets)


May 17th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Television actor Mrunal Jain, recently seen as Sameer Diwan in ongoing show "Hitler Didi", says he wants to do unconventional roles in Hindi films."I am open ... Read more...

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Eat light, healthy food to stay cool this summer: Doctors


May 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) With summers in full swing and the mercury heading north, doctors advise that apart from drinking lots of water, a special summer diet consisting of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

E-mail vacations can boost productivity, study


May 4th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Being cut off from official e-mails not only lowers stress levels but also allows employees to concentrate far better, says a new study.During the study, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kendra Wilkinson promotes sex


April 12th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson says that people should have as much sex as possible because it makes them beautiful."Sure sex is fun, but did ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A broken heart can snuff out life


March 25th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) A broken heart could snuff out life in the wake of bereavement, which weakens our immune system and its ability to ward off infections, says a ... Read more...

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Suicides in paramilitary forces on the rise


March 13th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A staggering 119 officers and personnel of the central paramilitary forces committed suicide due to various reasons last year, an increase of around 18 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Music de-stresses, evokes positive emotions


March 6th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 6 (IANS) Listening to music daily can evoke positive emotions and bring down your stress levels, being a simple and effective way to enhance well-being and health.The thesis ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Exam fever grips students in capital


February 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) With the board exams beginning Thursday, tense students in the capital are still buried in books, some in a race to finish their courses while ... Read more...

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Green spaces help people cope better with stress


February 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) The greater the greenery, the calmer a person staying in the area is likely to be, particularly those coping with job losses or suffering from chronic ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Before V-Day, it’s salon visit for women


February 13th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Nupur Sharma is 20 and wants to celebrate the Valentine's Day in a nice pub at Pitampura. But to look stunning on the special night, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exam time: Dial a helpline to overcome stress


February 6th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) It's that time of the year when tension runs high, anxiety grips the minds of parents and students who are concerned about just one thing ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunscreen chemical may cause cancer


December 1st, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Dec 1 (IANS) A metal compound commonly found in consumer products and sunscreens lotions could potentially cause cancer.Zinc oxide is used to absorb harmful ultra violet light. But when ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Beat stress with transcendental meditation


November 17th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) New research shows that transcendental meditation significantly reduces levels of psychological distress among students. The survey, based on students from 106 secondary schools comprising 87 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Carbon monoxide has calming effect on nerves


November 9th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 9 (IANS) Carbon monoxide (CO), a tasteless, colourless and odourless gas emitted by vehicle exhausts and generators, dubbed the silent killer, can also soothe frayed nerves.Itzhak Schnell, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dr Oz Kicks Off ‘Million Dollar You’ Challenge


September 27th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's 'Dr Oz Show', Weight Watcher has teamed up with Dr Oz in order to bring viewers the 'Million Dollar You' challenge. Dr Oz has a seven ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stressed? better be with your best friend


September 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Spending time with your closest buddy during difficult times can be quite helpful, as a study conducted on children has found being in such company ... Read more...

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10,000 steps, gym work-out increases productivity: Study


September 15th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Office workers who walk 10,000 steps a day and work out in the gym thrice a week can help their employers with increased productivity of $2,500 ... Read more...

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Stress turns hair grey


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Stress can turn your hair grey, say scientists.They have found how stress hormone adrenaline causes damage that could lead to a variety of conditions - such ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bringing your crowning glory back - the Sehwag, Kallis way!


May 11th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) "Hair today, gone tomorrow!" If that line has been uttered more than once in your presence, then perhaps it is time to check the ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates allowed phone calls to families


May 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a bid to bring down the stress levels among prisoners in Tihar Jail, effective Tuesday authorities allowed inmates to call up their family and ... Read more...

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Sleeping your way to weight loss


March 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) What better way to lose oodles of fat than sleeping soundly through the night after making certain changes in your diet and exercise. Actually you can ... Read more...

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6-8 hrs’ sleep, less stress best natural way to cut flab


March 30th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): Wondering how to lose weight without much effort? Don't stress and get some good sleep.A new Kaiser Permanente study has found that people with the lowest stress levels ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Even mild stress can lead to long-term disability


March 24th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that even relatively mild stress can lead to long-term disability and an inability to work.It is well known that mental health problems are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stress levels can lower immunity through bacteria


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Stress levels can make you more vulnerable to illness by altering the composition of bugs living in your gut."These bacteria affect immune function, and may help ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Meet the happiest man in America


March 8th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A survey has found the happiest man in the US, and he is a married Chinese-American, Kosher-observing Jew who lives in Hawaii.Alvin Wong, 65, was contacted after three ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dannii Minogue urged to slow down


March 6th, 2011 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Dannii Minogue's boyfriend Kris Smith wants her to relax more as he worries she will get over-stressed with her many working commitments.The 39-year-old singer who has ... Read more...

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Hemodialysis should be made affordable, say doctors


March 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Doctors attending the fourth Congress of the International Society for Hemodialysis here opined that Hemodialysis, a method to remove waste from blood when the kidneys ... Read more...

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Happy people tend to live longer, experience better health


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 02 (ANI): A review of more than 160 studies of human and animal subjects has found that happy people tend to live longer and experience better health than their unhappy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dangerous driving tops list of ’sins of commuting’ in Malaysia


February 24th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 (ANI): A survey has revealed the seven sins of commuting that causes high stress levels among Malaysian commuters while on their way to work.According to a survey done ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Simple spit and blood test could reveal if you’re on the point of burnout


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new research suggests that simple spit and blood tests can detect burnout before it happens.Researchers Sonia Lupien and Robert-Paul Juster of the University of Montreal also found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Half of modern Brit women are not as shapely as they would like to think


February 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A survey has found that almost half of British women mistakenly believe they have figures that match the ideal body shape desired by men.About 3,000 women were ... Read more...

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