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Non-verbal cues can unmask seasoned liars


July 20th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Seasoned liars can bluff interrogators with a bland expression for sometime, but then they are unmasked by non-verbal cues.Researchers examined whether study volunteers could smother facial ... Read more...

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People remember unfamiliar faces best between ages 30 and 34


December 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): If you think that memory fades away with age, you may be wrong, for a new study has revealed that people remember unfamiliar faces best between ages 30 ... Read more...

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Rich people have trouble reading emotions


November 24th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Rich people have trouble reading emotions because they can solve most of their problems without taking others' help, says a new study.University of California, San Francisco, researchers ... Read more...

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Caffeine helps reduce brain cancer risk


September 29th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): People who drink a cup of tea or coffee daily can can slash the risk of a deadly brain cancer, called glioma, by a third, a major study ... Read more...

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Starting HIV treatment early preserves immune function


September 29th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has found that HIV-infected individuals who begin antiretroviral therapy (ART) soon after acquiring the virus may have stronger immune responses to other pathogens than HIV-infected ... Read more...

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Social rejection puts the brakes on your heart


September 29th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has found that being rejected by another person makes your heart rate drop for a moment.Research has shown that the brain processes physical and ... Read more...

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Firm handshake, brisk walking strong indicators of long life


September 10th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): A firm handshake, often seen as a sign of confidence, could also signal that you will have a long life, say scientists.A decades-long study of more than 50,000 ... Read more...

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Mushroom drug fights cancer patients’ anxiety


September 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A "magic mushroom" drug can improve the quality of life of patients with advanced cancer by reducing anxiety. Research in the US has shown that one session with ... Read more...

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Keeping busy is the key to happiness


July 31st, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): People who constantly have something to do, even something pointless, are happier than people who sit idly, says a new study.Christopher K. Hsee and Adelle X. Yang, of ... Read more...

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Be busy to stay happy


July 30th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Keep yourself busy to stay happy. People who have something to do, even if pointless, are happier than those who sit idle, say researchers. The study was conducted ... Read more...

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Keep yourself busy to stay happy


July 30th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): People who constantly have something to do, even something pointless, are happier than people who sit idly, says a new study.Christopher K. Hsee and Adelle X. Yang, of ... Read more...

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Mum’s heart beats in time with that of her unborn baby


July 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): A mother's heart beats in sync with that of her unborn baby, found Scottish scientists-a discovery that could speed up the diagnosis of health problems in the womb.Scientists ... Read more...

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Your brain can want something even without your knowing it


June 30th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Motivation doesn't have to be conscious -- your brain can decide how much it wants something without any prompting from your conscious mind. Now a new study shows ... Read more...

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‘Avatars’ to help breed the ideal body


May 20th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Thousands of men and women from around the globe are participating in an experimental Sydney-based sex project that seeks to "breed" the ideal body.For the study, volunteers rate ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercises trump walking for health benefits


May 18th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): When it comes to selecting the best exercise for fitness, aerobic exercise provides better health benefits than walking, according to a new study.In the study, University of Alberta ... Read more...

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Nicotine increases memory function


May 8th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): It is already known that nicotine enhances our ability to think, perform and take tests. Now, according to scientists, it increases our memory function, too.Up to now, results ... Read more...

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1976 swine flu immunization might protect against pandemic H1N1 virus


April 24th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new American study has linked 1976 'swine flu' shot to stronger immune response to 21st century pandemic flu.Researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital found that individuals ... Read more...

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Why face recognition is a tough task for some people


February 11th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new Belgian research has found that acquired prosopagnosia (AP), a condition usually occurring after brain damage and hampering face recognition, is related to the failure to process ... Read more...

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Seeing other people do good things can make you a better person


February 4th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Seeing individuals helping each other can make us makes us feel good. Now, a new study has shown that this positive, uplifting emotion, known as 'elevation,' can ... Read more...

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Healthy people with brain plaques at increased Alzheimer’s risk


December 15th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Healthy people who have an abnormal build-up of a protein in the brain linked with Alzheimer's have a higher risk of developing the disease, two new studies have ... Read more...

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Repeated use of ecstasy may lead to sleep apnea


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Illegal 'club drug' known as "ecstasy" significantly increases the risk of developing sleep apnea in otherwise healthy young adults, a new study says.The Johns Hopkins scientists note that ... Read more...

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Revolutionary new way could lead to early-detection of Alzheimer’s


August 13th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University are pioneering a new way to track the effect of memory on brain structure - a development that could lead to an early-detection ... Read more...

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Only some parts of Mediterranean diet boost longevity


June 24th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): The traditional Mediterranean diet is well known for making people live longer, but a new study by British researchers claims some of its food groups are more important ... Read more...

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We can feel and act independently of cultural stereotypes


April 15th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 15 (IANS) European cultures value independence and individuality while Asian cultures prize community and harmony. This East-West divide is well established but it has nevertheless intrigued and challenged researchers to ... Read more...

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Women enjoy sex better when they dont worry about performance


March 7th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): A new study has confirmed what many women already knew: paying too much attention on performance during sex could inhibit sexual desire.And that lack of desire increases ... Read more...

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Middle age activeness boosts mens longevity


March 6th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Its never too late to start exercising, concludes a new study, which found that men who start doing physical activity when they are 50 can extend their ... Read more...

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People differ in recovering memories of childhood sexual abuse


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has found that there are important differences between people who gradually recover memories of abuse during suggestive therapy sessions and those who recover memories ... Read more...

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Confessions may influence eyewitness testimony


January 29th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): Confessions made by accused persons may influence eyewitness testimonies, according to a new study. Psychologists Lisa Hasel of Iowa State University and Saul Kassin of John Jay ... Read more...

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Instant Messages reveal your relationships health


January 25th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): The instant messaging sessions with your beloved could say more than what you think, suggest researchers, who claim that the words send across cyberspace indicate the health ... Read more...

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Our brain shows us the way when we are lost


January 10th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) All of us are familiar with the feeling of being lost or disoriented - an unsettling experience which passes quickly. It's our brain that keeps our confusion in ... Read more...

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Nostalgia induces feeling of being loved and protected


December 13th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Nostalgia, long viewed as a mental and psychiatric disorder, has now been found to have positive and therapeutic uses. Recent studies have shown that nostalgia occurs in ... Read more...

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The bitter apple that can boost your longevity found


November 15th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Scientists have found apples that contain a powerful chemical which can help us live longer.According to boffins, the miracle ingredient discovered in an old variety of apple ... Read more...

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Joyful music can keep heart healthy


November 12th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Listening to music that makes you happy really does give the heart a lift, suggests a new study. For the first time, researchers at the University of Maryland ... Read more...

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The fountain of youth may lie in a low-calorie diet


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Want to know the mantra for slowing down the aging process and living longer? Well, then here it is: cut back on those calories, thats what a ... Read more...

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