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Weight training cuts diabetes risk by 34 percent


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Regular weight training can cut the chances of developing diabetes in men by up to 34 percent, a study showed.Adding aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking ... Read more...

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Warm ocean currents cause ice loss from Antarctica


April 26th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Warm ocean currents attacking the underside of ice shelves may help explain recent ice loss from Antarctica, says a new study. A team of scientists used ... Read more...

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Green vegetables vital for breast cancer patients


April 5th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Women diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to survive if they eat up their greens, a study suggests.A Chinese study has found a link between ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Four US banks fail Fed stress test


March 14th, 2012 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) The US Federal Reserve said Tuesday that four major US banks have failed to pass its latest round of stress test.Citigroup, SunTrust, Ally Financial and MetLife ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Study reveals that migraines may lead to depression in women


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that women who have migraine are 40 percent more likely to develop depression during their lifetime. The risk of developing the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Masks, hand washing can smother flu spread


February 1st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Masks and hand washing can practically slash the spread of flu-like symptoms, new reseach has demonstrated.The study found up to a 75 percent reduction in flu-like ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Divorce detrimental to health of younger lot


January 31st, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Divorce at a younger age is more detrimental to one's health than later in life as older people can cope better with the ensuing disruption and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Brain quickly adjusts for broken arm


January 17th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) An injured arm causes the brain to enlarge in areas that compensate the injured side and decreases the areas that are not being used owing to ... Read more...

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Watch out, headphone may cost your life


January 17th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Researchers have found a dramatic rise in injuries to people using headphones while walking on the streets and have warned of serious accidents involving pedestrians using ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Financial woes push older people to alcohol, smoking


November 14th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) During financially hard times, older people may turn to alcohol or smoking to de-stress themselves.Based on 2,300 older Americans, the study found that some, particularly those ... Read more...

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Bengal industry minister rues ‘talent mismatch’


September 7th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) There exists a huge mismatch between the talent pool in West Bengal and needs of businesses and economy, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said Wednesday."We have ... Read more...

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Study reveals that Sleep apnea is linked to dementia


August 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that sleep apnea is linked to memory degradation and dementia. The study was conducted by a group of researchers led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Spying on kids’ online activities is waste of time


August 7th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Parents who try to keep track of their kid's online activities seem to be just wasting their time. "If you feel that you have to ... Read more...

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Parent intervention protects kids against smoking initiation


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Parents shouldn't let up in their efforts when it comes to discouraging their kids from smoking, suggests a new study.Researchers, led by E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens, an emergency medicine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adults with arthritis have worse health related quality of life


April 29th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A study has indicated that the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for adults with arthritis is much worse than for those without this condition.Both physical and mental healths ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People with thin brain structure ‘at greater risk for Alzheimer’s’


April 14th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Researchers from Rush University Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) found that, among individuals in whom specific brain structures were thinnest, the risk of developing Alzheimer's was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Traffic accidents may hasten chronic widespread pain: Study


March 21st, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): A new research has indicated that individuals with poorer health or psychological issues may be prone to developing chronic widespread pain following a traumatic event.The research also found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Irish beer Guinness does not travel well: Study


March 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that famous Irish beer Guinness does not travel well, as it loses most of its appearance, flavour and aftertaste after being exported to ... Read more...

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New gene therapy reverses Parkinson’s symptoms


March 17th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Scientists have developed a novel gene therapy called NLX-P101 that dramatically reduces movement impairment in Parkinson's patients.The approach introduces a gene into the brain to normalize chemical signalling.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vit D insufficiency high in patients with early Parkinson disease


March 15th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new research has indicated that patients with a recent onset of Parkinson disease have a high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency, but vitamin D concentrations do not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Economic growth ‘not linked to reduction in child undernutrition in India’


March 9th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study has found that economic growth in India has no automatic connection to reducing undernutrition in Indian children.Researchers at the Schools of Public Health at University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kidney transplant recipients should exercise to live longer


March 6th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Kidney transplant patients with low physical activity are more likely to die early, suggests a new study.The results suggested that patients needed to exercise to fend off an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kidney transplant patients with low physical activity ‘likely to die early’


March 6th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 06 (ANI): A study has indicated that low physical activity increases kidney transplant patients' likelihood of dying early.The results suggest that patients need to exercise to fend off an early ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breast cancer survivors ‘more likely to fall’


March 5th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new research has revealed that combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors.Researchers from the Oregon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boxing injuries on the rise in US: Study


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A study has found that boxing injuries are on the rise in the United States.The research, conducted by experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of ... Read more...

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Cannabis use ‘leads to psychotic symptoms in teens, young adults’


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): A new 10-year long study has found that the use of cannabis leads to development of psychotic symptoms in teenagers and young adults.Professor Jim van Os from Maastricht ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mobile-phone use not linked to increased brain cancer risk


February 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A study by University of Manchester scientists suggests that radio frequency exposure from cell phone use does not increase the risk of developing brain cancers by any significant ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stretching before a run ‘does not prevent injuries’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that stretching before a run does not prevent injuries.According to scientists, priming the muscles neither prevents or causes injury - but those who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Doctors warn that fat can kill even if person is healthy


February 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A study has found that obese people who are healthy are still twice as likely to suffer a fatal heart attack.A research team from Glasgow University discovered that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drinking vegetable juice ‘can help people meet key dietary guidelines’


February 4th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): New studies have suggested that drinking V8 100 percent vegetable juice may be a simple way for people to increase their vegetable intake and may help them manage ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simple recall exercises make science learning easier: Study


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Putting down those science textbooks and working at recalling information from memory is the new way to boost science learning, suggests a new study.The new research from Purdue ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teen girls living in most deprived areas ‘more likely to be assaulted’


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study in UK has revealed that teen girls living in the most deprived areas are five times as likely to be assaulted as their affluent male ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Regular exercise may prevent middle-age weight gain


December 15th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that young adults, particularly women, who maintained high levels of moderate and vigorous activity over a period of 20 years experienced smaller gains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Divorce makes men fitter but women fatter


December 11th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even though a divorce is said to be one of the five most stressful things in life, yet it seems to have some good results ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Drop in breast cancer rates linked to reduced hormone therapy


December 1st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): In a new UCSF study, scientists for the first time show a direct link between reduced hormone therapy and declines in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) as well ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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