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Low-carbon technology can’t fix global warming


February 16th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Switching over to low carbon-emitting technologies, which includes wind, solar and hydroelectric power, may not cut global warming until the latter part of this century.Technologies that ... Read more...

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Smoking may increase risk for lung disease


March 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Scientists have found that approximately one out of every twelve adult smokers have abnormal lung densities present on chest computed tomography (CT) images suggestive of interstitial lung disease ... Read more...

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Fears of second recession in US loom


July 31st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 31 (IANS) Fears of another recession in the United States loomed as the government reported slower growth in the second quarter and the International Monetary Fund said the ... Read more...

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US recovery splutters fuelling fears of second recession


July 30th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 30 (IANS) Fears of another recession in the United States loomed as the government reported slower growth in the second quarter and the International Monetary Fund suggested the ... Read more...

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Modern day obesity might have evolutionary origins


February 13th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) That craving for a cheeseburger is rooted in the dramatic growth of the human brain and body, resulting from environmental changes two million years ago. Higher quality, nutritionally ... Read more...

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Moderate weight loss helps obese avoid heart disease risk


January 25th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Obese people can avoid a lifetime of health problems, especially heart disease, if they go in for a moderate weight reduction. An estimated 50 million Americans have the ... Read more...

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Moderate weight loss cuts heart disease risk


January 24th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Even a moderate weight reduction in fat individuals could save them a lifetime of health troubles, especially heart disease, says a new study.Doctors at the Methodist ... Read more...

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Two Thousand Children die every day


December 11th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
According to the United Nations resport more than two thousand children die every day because of accidents, with most of them killed in road crashes.Every year, 830,000 children aged up to 19 ... Read more...

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India’s institutional, business environment poor


July 11th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India's institutional and business environment is "poor", according to the World Trade Indicators (WTI) 2008 released here Friday. "While India has achieved substantial reductions in tariffs since ... Read more...

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Antiretroviral therapy may be an HIV prevention strategy


July 1st, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapy may reduce the incidence of HIV but has been overlooked by public health ... Read more...

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Five-in-one wonder pill could prevent heart attacks, strokes in over-55s


May 5th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): British scientists have developed a new wonder "poly-pill, which, according to them, could prevent 80 per cent of heart attacks and strokes in the over-55s.The team has ... Read more...

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