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Dependency on marijuana damages intelligence, shows study


August 28th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Dependency on marijuana before 18 years of age may cause lasting damage to the addict's intelligence, attention and memory, according to an international research.A long-range study ... Read more...

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Dessert with breakfast can benefit dieters


June 26th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 26 (IANS) Dieters will have less hunger and craving through the day if they eat a carbohydrate-rich, protein-packed breakfast that includes a dessert. "The goal of a ... Read more...

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Biodiversity loss can trigger rising allergy levels


May 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 8 (IANS) Loss of biodiversity could trigger rising allergy levels among millions of urban dwellers worldwide, which includes greater incidence of asthma, allergies and other chronic inflammatory diseases, ... Read more...

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Baked potato triggers positive memories!


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) The smell of a baked potato can actually make us feel happier, scientists say.Researchers have discovered that the aromas given off during the cooking process can ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal that eating fruits and vegetables could make people cuter


March 8th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For years, scientists have outlined the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables. The two groups of food are classified as the healthy diets but a new ... Read more...

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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...

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Sleep problems and Alzheimer’s disease linked?


February 17th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has linked sleep difficulties with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers say staying awake in the night for hours affected the brain and increases the risk ... Read more...

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Britons turn down free cash offer


February 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several Brits lost the chance to have their bus fares paid for them because they were too cynical. Thousands of Britons turned down free cash at some ... Read more...

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People more comfortable running than walking


January 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) People feel more comfortable running rather than walking when they start moving at around two metres per second or about 4.5 miles per hour. North Carolina ... Read more...

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Vitamin D safe for healthy pregnant women


June 29th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Use of vitamin D supplements during pregnancy is safe and effective for healthy women, says a new study.Even at the highest dosage, vitamin D was found ... Read more...

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Study says that olive oil reduces stroke risk


June 20th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Olive oil reduces the risk of getting stroke, a new research has concluded. The research was published in the American Academy of Neurology’s journal Neurology.The authors of ... Read more...

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Study reveals that prolonged bottle feeding increases obesity risk in children


May 6th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has concluded that prolonged bottle feeding in infants increases obesity risk. The study says that if an infant continues to breastfeed up to ... Read more...

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Study reveals that liposuction fat comes back in a year


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study on the after effects of liposuction has managed to shock a lot of people. The results of the study revealed that all the ... Read more...

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Study reveals that left handed people are more affected by fear


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburg, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has revealed that left handed people are more prone to fear when compared to their right handed counterparts. Psychologists conducted an experiment on a group ... Read more...

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How bilingual brain withstand aging


April 20th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A recent study has shown that older bilingual adults compensate for age-related declines in brainpower by developing new strategies to process language.Concordia University researchers studied two groups of ... Read more...

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Study says that people survive strokes better if they know their neighbors


April 19th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study which was published in the journal, Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, suggests that older Americans who live in sociable neighborhoods have ... Read more...

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Research says that apple lowers ‘bad cholesterol’


April 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has found that an apple a day reduces the risk of heart attack by lowering the body’s “bad cholesterol”. The research was conducted ... Read more...

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People with sleep apnea face stroke risk


April 6th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): A new study has warned that persons with serious cases of sleep apnea-which is basically characterized by intense snoring accompanied by prolonged pauses in breathing (more than ten ... Read more...

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Survey reveals that smoking kills half million Americans annually


April 1st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey has concluded that half-a-million Americans die from smoke-related illness each year. That is quite significant considering that smoking has gone down in the ... Read more...

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Study says that teens having eating disorders are prone to suicide


March 15th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that teenagers suffering from eating disorders are more likely to have suicidal thoughts.According to the study, the main eating disorders that ... Read more...

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How people respond to being touched by a robot


March 10th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): How would people react to being touched by a robotic nurse? Would they recoil, or would they take it in stride?In a study, researchers at the Georgia ... Read more...

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Sperm quality deteriorating ‘likely due to chemical exposure’


March 5th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has blamed falling sperm quality and rise in testicular cancer cases over the recent years on environmental reasons, particularly chemical exposure.Researchers from the University of ... Read more...

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Is joyful parenthood overrated?


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Raising a child is emotionally and intellectually draining, and often requires professional sacrifice, financial hardship and declines in marital satisfaction.However, many parents still insist that their children are ... Read more...

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Acupressure effective in helping to treat traumatic brain injury


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that an ancient form of complementary medicine may be effective in helping to treat people with mild traumatic brain injury.The study involved a ... Read more...

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Illusion of three hands can help stroke patients


February 24th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Scientists have created the illusion of having three hands - and made it so realistic that study subjects broke into a sweat when their ‘extra' limb was threatened ... Read more...

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Bunion deformity more common in women, elderly: Study


February 24th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A UK population-based study has found that bunion deformity, or hallux valgus, occurs more frequently in women and older individuals.It also determined that an increase in the severity ... Read more...

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New app to convert your cell phone into personal concert speaker!


February 24th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Open-air music festivals often have poor sound quality, but that could soon change, courtesy an audio-enhancing app for cellphones.Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark, led by Jakob ... Read more...

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Parenting stress affects postpartum lifestyle of new moms: Study


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Georgia Health Sciences University researchers say that post-pregnancy excess weight is likely caused by the impact of new parenthood stress on physical activity.In order to emphasize the probable ... Read more...

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Ambidextrous people ‘easier to manipulate than right-handers’


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Almost 90 percent of people use their right hand for almost all activities, while the remaining 10 percent is divided between the left-handed and the ambidextrous, people who ... Read more...

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Liking for sweetness might help alcoholics kick the habit


February 13th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Alcoholics who have a sweet tooth are more likely to kick the habit using a common drug treatment, according to a new study.Naltrexone, a drug that blocks ... Read more...

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What makes fructose fattening?


February 10th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): New research at Oregon Health and Science University demonstrates that the brain - which serves as a master control for body weight - reacts differently to fructose compared ... Read more...

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Short breaks from work can improve your focus: Study


February 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): While doing the same work for a prolonged period, we tend to lose our focus and our performance goes down.Now, a new study has overturned a decades-old theory ... Read more...

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Blueberries help curb high blood pressure


January 16th, 2011 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Eating two handfuls of blueberries a week can slash the risk of developing high blood pressure, which leads to strokes and heart disease, a new research has found.High ... Read more...

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Eating blueberries ‘can guard against high BP’


January 15th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new research by the University of East Anglia and Harvard University has suggested that eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure.The new findings revealed that ... Read more...

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Brain images can predict your video game performance


January 14th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Want to know how well you fare in video games? Well, researchers say they need look no further than a specific region of your brain - basal ganglia.Psychology ... Read more...

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