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Russell Brand’s dad faces bankruptcy


August 7th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand's father is facing bankruptcy after failing to pay his rent of more than 13,000 pounds.However, 67-year-old Ron Brand is refusing to ask ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Self-distancing can help you quell anger


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) When someone makes you angry, pretend you're viewing the scene from a distance as an observer rather than as a participant, which would help you dissipate ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Living alone spells higher mortality risk for heart patients


June 19th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Living alone could hasten one's death, especially among those who have suffered heart attack and stroke, says a new study. Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Men, women respond differently under stress


June 5th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Stress causes men and women to respond differently to risky decision making, says a study.For instance, men charge ahead for small rewards and women take their ... Read more...

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Brit nurse unfairly dismissed over saucy joke rules Appeal Court


February 5th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A British nurse, who was fired for making a saucy joke as she helped to restrain a patient having an epileptic fit, has been found to have been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jotting down anxieties key to success in exams


January 14th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Jotting down anxieties before a stressful situation like an exam or speech boosts your performance. The technique is so powerful that students taking an exam showed a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Emotional intelligence’ sharpens as we enter our 60s


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Psychologists from the University of California, Berkeley have found that older people have a hard time keeping a lid on their feelings, especially when watching heartbreaking or disgusting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Emotional intelligence sharpens as we enter our 60s


December 17th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Psychologists from the University of California, Berkeley have found that older people have a hard time keeping a lid on their feelings, especially when watching heartbreaking or disgusting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Imagining stressful situations ‘gives confidence to survive them’


December 4th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Thinking about a crisis situation, especially violent ones, helps the brain respond more efficiently during an emergency, suggests a new study.Art Markman, a cognitive psychologist who studies the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reaching 100 years of age not just about health history


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Living to 100 is easier than you might think.A new research by the University of Georgia has provided new clues on surviving to be 100 years old, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Neglected boy became a dwarf in Britain


August 28th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) A nine-year-old boy in Britain was so badly neglected by his mother that he stopped growing, a media report said. The boy developed a condition called psycho-social dwarfism, Daily ... Read more...

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“I Have Played The Surrogate Mother”: Divya Dutta


August 6th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actress Divya Dutta has not only worked in many Hindi movies like Chote Sarkar, Train to Pakistan, Suraksha, Bade Miyaan Chote Miyaan, Shakti- the Power, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Genetically defective mice to help understand human depression


June 30th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the strain of genetically defective mice is a useful animal model for laboratory studies that could be useful for understanding human depression.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Being anxious affects our attention to what happens around us


June 11th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Being of a nervous disposition and being anxious at a given moment affects our attention to what happens around us, found a new study at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why England soccer team keeps losing in penalty shootouts


December 12th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Ever wondered why England's soccer team keeps losing on penalties? Well, University of Exeter researchers may help you figure it out.In a new study, the boffins have shown ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dumping by text is ‘bad manners’


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Breaking up by sending a text message is bad manners because texting is "too heartless", believe etiquette experts.Jo Bryant, an etiquette adviser and blogger for Debrett's, which ... Read more...

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Thoughtfulness helps ease tiffs between couples


November 14th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Couples who sort out their tiffs by weighing each word release lower amounts of stress-related proteins, says a study. "Previous research has shown that couples who are hostile to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Use ‘thoughtful words’ while fighting with partner to stay fit


November 14th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Using thoughtful words while fighting with your partner is less stressful for couples, claims a new study.Researchers at Penn State found that couples who bring thoughtful words to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pain of torture makes innocent seem guilty


October 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (IANS) The rationale behind torture is that pain will make the guilty confess, but a new study suggests that it can make the innocent seem guilty - findings ... Read more...

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Pain of torture makes innocent appear guilty


October 27th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): The pain of torture can make people appear guilty even if they are not, reveals a new study."Our research suggests that torture may not uncover guilt so much ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Short-term stress ‘boosts anti-tumour activity’


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): In a study on laboratory mice, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown that bouts of relatively short-term stress can boost the immune system and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Quicken To Offer Discounts


June 19th, 2009 - 2:55 am ICT by GD
People who have been using the Microsoft Money finally have some relief in the form of Quicken, which is soon coming their way. Bad news from the Microsoft camp has been ... Read more...

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British mum gives birth to six babies in five minutes!


May 23rd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): A British woman has given birth to six babies within the space of five minutes.The babies were conceived naturally and weighed between 1lb 7oz and 2lb 2oz.Nuala Conway ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Angry heart can trigger sudden death


February 25th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Beware of doubling up in fury against someone who said or did something to offend you on the road or at a party or at a public place. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

An angry heart can kill you


February 25th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): When you''re angry, the tension is not just restricted to your head, claims a new study, which found that anger can trigger potentially deadly heart rhythms in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mechanism linked to initiation of plaques in Alzheimer’’s identified


December 25th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have identified a molecular mechanism that triggers initiation of plaques in Alzheimer''s brain.Alzheimers disease is characterized by accumulation and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why some people are more susceptible to stress than others


December 12th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Researchers in Switzerland have discovered a family of genes that is involved in regulating the expression of other genes in the brain and is ultimately responsible for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jessica Biel says meeting Justin Timberlake’’s mum was stressful


November 6th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Jessica Biels first meeting with beau Justin Timberlake''s mother was quite tricky" and stressful, says the actress herself.The Summer Catch star said that she was quite nervous ... Read more...

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Courteney Cox, David Arquettes marriage on rocks?


October 20th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Friends star Courteney Cox''s relationship with actor hubby David Arquette is reportedly on rocks.The couple has a four-year-old daughter and has been married for nine years.According ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How bacteria beat the blues


October 8th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 8 (ANI): In a remarkable discovery, scientists have for the first time unravelled bacteria''s stress buster a "co-ordination centre that directs a bacteria''s defence systems to fight off external ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Anti-social behaviour may be a mental illness


September 30th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): Anti-social behaviour can be a form of mental illness, claim scientists at Cambridge University.The research team believes that adolescent males becoming unruly could be linked to a ... Read more...

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Early parenting key to infants” response to stress


September 17th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): A new study has shown that early parenting, as early as 6 months, plays a crucial role in changing the impact of genes that may put infants ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How childhood experiences may influence social skills, ability to handle stress


July 30th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A team of psychologists has studied how childhood experiences influence a persons social skills and ability to handle stressful situations, using a rat model.Lead researcher Dr. Akaysha ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Monkeys socially down the ladder prefer cocaine to food


April 7th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by admin
New York, April 7 (IANS) It is low self-esteem and lack of social standing that drives people to drugs - at least that is what a new study on monkeys has found. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New plant gene discovery may lead to drought-tolerant crops


February 28th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
London, February 28 (ANI): Finnish and American scientists have identified a gene which is key to the regulation of carbon dioxide uptake for photosynthesis and water evaporation in plants, a discovery that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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