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Soft drinks make it harder to lose weight: Study


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Avoid soft drinks, as they could alter the way your body burns fuel and make it harder still to lose weight, says a study."This study proves ... Read more...

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Fidgeting could add years to your life


July 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Fidgeting could add years to your life just as being sedentary could be harmful for your health. 'Fidgeting' may include activities that are unlike exercise, such ... Read more...

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Gene behind tomato’s colour, taste decoded


June 29th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Many shoppers may find that those perfect, red tomatoes on the shelves are a wee bit less tasty than the home-grown variety, but now reserachers have ... Read more...

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Malik in Mandya Open semis


June 1st, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), June 1 (IANS) All the top seeds, led by Vijayant Malik, duly made it to the semi-finals of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament Thursday.Top seed ... Read more...

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Malik top seed as Vishnu pulls out from ITF event


May 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 27 (IANS) Davis Cupper and top seed Vishnu Vardhan pulled out of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament here Sunday, just a day before ... Read more...

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Vishnu Vardhan top seed in ITF event


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 23 (IANS) Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan, ranked 385, heads the singles field as the top seed in the $10,000 ITF Futures Men's Tour tournament to be ... Read more...

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Burning more sugar drives super athleticism


December 1st, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Muscle fitness drives super athleticism, especially when their cells efficiently utilise sugar as a fuel source, a study reveals. Conversely, exercising improves the muscle's ability to ... Read more...

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Source of insect buzz around beer identified


November 20th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Why do insects buzz around beer -- because flies can sense glycerol, a sweet-tasting compound used in yeast fermentation."Insects use their taste system to glean ... Read more...

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Now steps taken in labs to create ‘inorganic life’


September 18th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Scientists have taken tentative steps towards creating 'life' from inorganic chemicals, which may later become 'inorganic biology'.Lee Cronin, who teaches chemistry at the College of Science ... Read more...

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How bitter taste induces nausea


April 12th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A new study from the Monell Center has highlighted the vital role taste plays as the body's gatekeeper.It has shown that strong bitter taste can cause people to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Avoid coffee with fast food


April 1st, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 1 (IANS) Avoid coffee during a fast food meal because it could have dangerous repercussions for your wellbeing as it causes a spike in blood sugar levels.A healthy ... Read more...

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World’s oldest wedding cake made in 1898 even survived WWII!


February 14th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A whole wedding cake is really the last thing that one should dare to preserve - even for posterity's sake.More so because the title of the world's oldest ... Read more...

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New study could help pave way for improved medicines


February 5th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how carbohydrates (sugars) bond and that will influence the way drugs are developed in the future.Using specialist laser equipment, John Simons ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diet linked to onset of mental illness


December 14th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Previous studies have linked changes in diet to a reduction of abnormal behaviors in mentally ill people or animals, but a Purdue University research demonstrates that diet might ... Read more...

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What you eat can trigger mental illness


December 14th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) A change in diet is known to ease abnormal behaviour in the mentally ill. But a study in the US shows that diet might also trigger the onset ... Read more...

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Tool to trace metabolism of cancer-fighting tomato compounds developed


November 30th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): The University of Illinois scientists, who suggested that eating tomatoes reduces risk of prostate cancer, have developed a tool that may help trace the metabolism of tomato carotenoids ... Read more...

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Sugar found in breast milk promotes colitis in offspring: study


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): New research has revealed that a sugar found in mouse breast milk promotes the generation of colitis in offspring.Sugars in breast milk are essential for the development ... Read more...

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Bacteria ‘trained’ to convert bio-wastes into plastic


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) A scientist has 'trained' bacteria to convert all the main sugars in vegetable, fruit and garden waste efficiently into high-quality green bioplastics.By adapting the eating pattern of ... Read more...

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‘Trained’ bacteria that turn veggies, fruits into bioplastics!


November 20th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Researchers have been able to 'train' bacteria to convert all the main sugars in vegetable, fruit and garden waste efficiently into 'green' products like bioplastics.By adapting the eating ... Read more...

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Plenty of sex means longer lives for men!


November 8th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): An active sex life is the key to a longer life for men only if they are faithful to their partners, a new research has found.Italian medical researchers ... Read more...

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Way to turn off immune system’s allergic reaction discovered


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 02 (ANI): Scientists have found a way to turn off the immune system's allergic reaction to certain food proteins in mice- a discovery that could have implications for the millions ... Read more...

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Water-gel-based ‘artificial leaves’ that produce electricity


September 25th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): North Carolina State University researchers have shown that water-gel-based "artificial leaves" can act like solar cells to produce electricity.They also have the potential to be less expensive ... Read more...

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Coromandel mulls urea plant in Russia, Middle East


September 8th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Fertiliser major Coromandel International is looking out for opportunities in Middle East or in Russia to set up a urea plant. Part of the city-based $3.03 billion industrial conglomerate, ... Read more...

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Swallowing diamonds could diagnose what’s ailing you


September 8th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Swallowing a diamond could soon tell what disease you are suffering from, thanks to a new technology developed by scientists from Taiwan.The researchers have developed nanodiamonds that, when ... Read more...

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How bone-marrow stem cells survive in low-oxygen environments


September 4th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 04 (ANI): Unique metabolic properties that allow a specific type of stem cell in the body to survive and replicate in low-oxygen environments have been identified by UT Southwestern Medical ... Read more...

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Modified yeast could lead to more efficient, economical biofuel production


August 20th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A University of Illinois metabolic engineer has identified a strain of yeast with increased alcohol tolerance that could lead to more efficient and economical production of biofuels.Biofuels are ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama says she can’t stand beets


August 5th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 05 (ANI): Michelle Obama has revealed that she can't stand beets and that she does an occasional dietary "cleanse" to clear her palate.The First Lady also said that there are ... Read more...

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Study finds that cancer cells thrive on fructose


August 4th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in the United States say they have discovered that the age long belief that all sugars are the same, might not be true anymore.A team ... Read more...

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Cancer Cells Use Fructose, New Study Suggests


August 4th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that Pancreatic tumor cells depend on Fructose for multiplying in the body of a cancer afflicted person. The new finding shatters the ... Read more...

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Wasteful Brits ‘dump millions of tonnes of healthy fruit, veggies every year’


August 1st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, Aug 1 (ANI): New figures have revealed that Brits throw away millions of tonnes of healthy fruit and vegetables every year, but are less likely to dump booze ... Read more...

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Manipulating babies’ gut bacteria by changing diet can improve future health


July 21st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Early childhood is the best time to manipulate babies' gut bacteria to influence future health, since the bacteria appear to respond readily to changes in diet at this ... Read more...

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Scientists find new way to attack cancerous cells


June 8th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new way to target and destroy a type of cancerous cell has been discovered by Scripps Research Institute scientists.The finding may lead to the development of new ... Read more...

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Duty on imported sugar will help stabilise prices: Mawana


May 9th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The government should at the earliest levy duty on refined sugar being imported into country as it will not only stabilise the sweetener's prices but also help ... Read more...

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Grapes cut risk factors for heart disease and diabetes


April 27th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Grape consumption can lower blood pressure, improve heart function and reduce other risk factors for heart disease and metabolic syndrome, according to a new study.The effect is thought ... Read more...

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Bees prefer nicotine and caffeine with their nectar


February 11th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Bees seem to be addicted to nectar with traces of nicotine and caffeine rather than plain honey, says a new study. "This could be an evolutionary development intended, ... Read more...

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