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Kerala women fish vendors don’t know of birds and bees


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) Kerala might have the highest literacy rate in the country, but a study among women fish vendors in six fishing regions in the state showed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Time with parents key to teens’ well-being


August 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The key to the future well-being of teens lies in spending time with parents, instead of growing distant and independent.Researchers from Pennsylvania State University studied whether ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women fearing childbirth have longer labour


June 27th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 27 (IANS) Women who fear childbirth tend to have longer labour than women who have no such fear, suggests a new research. Researchers found that average labour duration ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Air pollution increases risk of repeat heart attack


June 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 6 (IANS) Air pollution elevates risk of repeat heart attacks besides other major health risks linked with respiratory infections, lung cancer and heart disease, a study says. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Video games improve shooting accuracy


May 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Just 20 minutes of playing a violent video game turned players into more accurate shooters when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin and were more ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

City dwellers face double risk of heart disease


April 27th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 27 (IANS) People residing in city centres are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than those who ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Stroke risk much higher if sibling had stroke


April 11th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 11 (IANS) If your sibling of either sex had a stroke, you may be atleast 60 percent more likely to have one too, says a finding from a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bilingual kids faster at switching tasks


April 4th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 4 (IANS) Bilingual children are faster at switching tasks than children who speak only one language, a study says.However, the study also found that bilinguals are slower ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rumour mongering can be therapeutic: Study


January 18th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) What has been dismissed for centuries as salacious, idle chatter that shreds reputations and kills trust also has its benefits, says a study. For instance, rumour ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Teens vocal with moms resist peer pressure to use drugs


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Teens who are more vocal with their moms, even if they disagree, are able to resist peer pressure to use drugs or drink. This is the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Survey reveals that Android and Apple control 71 percent of the smartphone market


November 30th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey by the research firm Nielsen has revealed that more Americans are switching to the smartphone. The survey found that 56 percent of all ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Small borrowers rely on moneylenders: Study


October 11th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Small borrowers continue to rely mainly on moneylenders, as despite having access to savings accounts they are unable to get credit from banks, says a study.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Do female voices give clue of ovulation?


September 25th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) The voice gives away a person's sex, age and state of mind -- and more specifically, a women's voice can tell men whether they are close ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Casting vote causes stress hormone levels to shoot up


July 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Voting in elections is stressful, even to a point of causing hormonal changes among voters. The level of cortisol -- a hormone released when a person ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

How contraceptives may cause high BP (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Long term exposure to estrogen, which is found in oral contraceptives, can cause high blood pressure.Doctors have traditionally believed the estrogen women consume as oral contraceptives ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How contraceptives may may cause high BP


May 27th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Doctors believe the estrogen women consume as oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) pills is good for their hearts. Recent studies, however, have shown that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pursuit of happiness can backfire


May 17th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Being happy is good but pursuing happiness too much can backfire, warns a latest study based on happiness.The tools often suggested for making yourself happy aren't ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Body armour can protect brain from ’shell shock’ blast injuries


April 29th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): A study has found that stronger and tougher body armour may be just what soldiers need to better protect their brains from mild injuries tied to so-called "shell ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omega-3 fatty acids good for heart, bad for prostate


April 26th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers are suggesting that high levels of Omega-3s, while good for the heart, may present a higher risk for developing prostate cancer.Analyzing data from a nationwide study involving ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Feminine looks in men more likely to be hit with women


April 25th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Men with feminine faces will be luckier in love as more women are attracted to them. Most women prefer men with more feminine shaped faces and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ADHD kids’ academic grades influenced both by genes and environment


April 24th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study has found that the link between Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and academic performance involves a complex interaction of genes and environment.The study found genetic influence to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men still do the talking, women stripping in films, finds Hollywood study


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that women still do not get as much respect as men in Hollywood, with the former still getting roles that require stripping and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Naps between drives cut drowsiness level


April 20th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Pulling over for a 15-minute nap during a long drive reduces your sleepiness level, but a 15-minute break that includes a brisk walk makes no difference.Chris ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Focusing on your partner’s looks can ruin your romantic relationship


April 9th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Concentrating on your partners' physical attractiveness may make you less happy in relationships, according to a new study.The study also found that magazines and movies that portray ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook time ‘hurting kids’ face-to-face time’


March 30th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): A new study have found that more and more parents are concerned that increased amounts of time their children spend online, social networking, twittering and instant messaging ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indians more upbeat on health than Chinese, Brazilians: Study


March 29th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cavelossim (Goa), March 29 (IANS) Indians feel happier and healthier than their counterparts in emerging economies, even though only a fraction of them follow the routine of regular exercise and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Britain’s happiest people live in Yorkshire


March 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study, on which people in Britain are the happiest, has found that those hailing from Yorkshire get the most out of life.According to the study ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Supermarket carts ‘more toxic than public bathrooms’


March 9th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study has suggested that supermarket carts are often more toxic than public bathrooms.Researchers from the University of Arizona stated that supermarket carts are more like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parents split worse for kids’ happiness than not having money


February 28th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A study has suggested that having parents split up is worse for a child's happiness than not having money.The Understanding Society project found that not living with both ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids as young as 5 can learn to use computer mouse


February 17th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children as young as 5 years old can learn how to use a computer mouse.While age is an important component in determining ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Language makes humans smarter than chimps


February 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): With extensive systems of governance and global cooperative networks in place, we probably think we are expert co-operators when compared with other animals or even relative primates, such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysian Indians least likely to kick the butt: Study


February 6th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 6 (IANS) Malaysian Indians are least likely to quit smoking compared to the Chinese or the Malays, a study has revealed. The Chinese, if male, married and motivated, top ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heart attack risk higher for women whose mothers had strokes


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Women whose mothers are victims of stroke are at a far higher risk of a heart attack. Women may be more at risk of inherited forms of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why we like to indulge ourselves after a hard day’s work


January 19th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Why is it that the thought of eating at a great restaurant after a hard day's work seems really tempting? A new study tells you why.Echo Wen Wan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A good sex life ‘helps you live longer’


January 18th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a great sex life will not only help you feel and look younger - it will also help you live longer.Dr Eric ... Read more...

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