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In the works: A food additive to quell hunger


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new 'anti-hunger' powder that dieters can just mix into curds or smoothies for freedom from the pangs of hunger.The new ingredient is ... Read more...

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Cannabis can help treat obesity


July 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Two cannabis compounds can raise the quantum of energy the body burns and keep obesity at bay. Called THCV and cannabidiol, they were found to have ... Read more...

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Scotsman has directly descended from African Eve


July 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Retired lecturer Ian Kinnaird who took a DNA test about his ancestry found he has directly descended from the earth's very first woman, who lived 190,000 ... Read more...

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Discovery to help balding men regrow hair


June 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) The discovery that hair follicles in balding people are trapped in a "sleeping" state will help scientists develop a new treatment to combat thinning hairs. Trichologists ... Read more...

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Scientists grow human bones from fat


June 10th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Scientists have grown a human bone from stem cells taken from fat, paving the way for repair or replacement of broken bones with those grown from ... Read more...

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Sedentary officegoers face doubled clot-risk


May 15th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Sedentary routine of young officegoers may be doubling their risk of suffering from a dangerous blood clot, according to a new survey. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), ... Read more...

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Alternative medicines potentially unsafe: Expert


May 14th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) You should go slow if you depend too much on alternative medicines as there is no way of knowing whether they are really safe, suggests ... Read more...

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Office boredom drives men to flirt


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Office boredom rather than sparks of passion drives men to flirt with female colleagues, says a Surrey University study based on a survey of 200 people. ... Read more...

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Vaccines for heart attacks to be ready within 5 years


April 1st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Vaccines targeting the build-up of fatty deposits in arteries (plaques) could be available within five years to prevent heart attacks.It would be addressing the actual causes ... Read more...

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Urine test can predict fatal condition in pregnant women


November 13th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A simple urine test during mid-pregnancy could tell which women will suffer from pre-eclampsia, a potentially fatal complication.The key problem so far has been separating which ... Read more...

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Winter blues? Go for light therapy!


October 31st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) kicks in as soon as days turn shorter during winter with loss of natural light triggering lethargy, lack of interest in sex ... Read more...

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Capacity to father kids drops with every year


October 20th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) The possibility of men siring children drops progressively every year, especially if they have stepped into the middle age, new research says.A fertility expert has found ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway to star in Les Mis


October 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Variety magazine has reportedly that One Day star Anne Hathaway has been selected to join the cast for the movie Les Misérables. The French-setting movie is ... Read more...

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Healthy diet helps in fathering children


October 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Sperm quality is better among men who eat more fresh fish, fruits and vegetables and less junk food or red meat, researchers said. Three studies bring ... Read more...

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Killer whales hunt seals by creating waves


October 16th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Killer whales have hit upon a smart way of catching their unsuspecting prey. They create large waves in tandem to knock their prey into the water ... Read more...

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Virtual monkeys complete Shakespeare’s works


September 27th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Millions of virtual monkeys punching random keys on simulated typewriters have very nearly reproduced the work of legendary poet and playwright William Shakespeare.The virtual monkeys, created ... Read more...

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Women in skirt suits create better first impression


September 19th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Women wearing skirts are perceived as more successful than those sporting trousers favoured by the likes of Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel, research suggests. They seem ... Read more...

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Bad cholesterol feeds brain tumours


September 16th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Bad cholesterol fuels the growth of the commonest type of brain cancer, glioblastoma, just as hormones drive the growth of certain breast and prostate cancers.Glioblastomas are ... Read more...

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Massive supernova visible from Earth


September 9th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) A supernova millions of light years away from the Earth has become visible with a pair of binoculars.Star-gazers will be watching the most visible exploding star ... Read more...

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Juggling work, kids - women more prone to depression


September 5th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Depression among women has doubled since the 1970s, thanks to pressures of juggling work and children.Women are more than two-and-a-half times more likely than men to ... Read more...

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Bat’s saliva to cure stroke victims


September 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) The saliva of vampire bats, which feed on blood, can save lives of stroke victims, new research shows.The saliva has a compound that can thin blood ... Read more...

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Jessie Wallace calls off wedding to Vince Morse


August 29th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) EastEnders star Jessie Wallace has called off her planned wedding with Vince Morse. Several sources are reporting that Wallace took the decision after she found explicit sexual ... Read more...

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Google Chrome is third most popular browser


August 1st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Google Chrome is now the world's third most popular web browser with one in five users preferring it. Google Chrome has also emerged as Britain's second ... Read more...

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NASA to probe Jupiter’s stormy clouds


July 31st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) NASA will launch a spacecraft Friday to unravel the secrets of Jupiter, the largest planet in the universe.Temperatures on Jupiter drop to minus 234 degrees Fahrenheit, ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamilton engaged to girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger


July 18th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton and girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger are engaged, Nicole’s father has announced. Hamilton and Nicole have been going out for four years now.Alfonso ... Read more...

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Apple now most valuable global brand


May 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Apple has overtaken Google as the world's most valuable brand, ending a four-year reign by the internet search leader.The iPhone and iPad maker's brand is ... Read more...

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Online porn encourages sex offenders


May 8th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Online pornography is normalising extreme fantasies and increasing the risk of sexual offences. Research suggests that there is a "causal link" between the dramatic rise in ... Read more...

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US avoided ‘high profile trial’ by killing bin-Laden: Analysts


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): By killing Osama bin-Laden, the Obama administration has a high profile trial and denied al-Qaeda a chance of getting a propaganda boost.Although bin-Laden was officially wanted dead ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda threatened to unleash “nuclear hellstorm” if Osama is assassinated: Wikileaks


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Al-Qaeda terrorists have threatened to unleash a "nuclear hellstorm" on the West if Osama Bin Laden is caught or assassinated, the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' has revealed, detailing the ... Read more...

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Romney’s comment of ‘hanging Obama’ sparks controversy


May 1st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Comments by Mitt Romney, the front-runner for the Republican party's 2012 presidential nomination, about 'hanging' US President Barack Obama has sparked controversy.Romney, a former governor of ... Read more...

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Rooney ‘may have been victim of phone-hacking’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): England and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has revealed that he may have been a victim of phone hacking. Wayne Rooney revealed on Twitter that he had been ... Read more...

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Lithium slows development of Alzheimer’s: Research


April 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) A trial of 41 people over 60 years with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to full-blown Alzheimer's, found that the rate of mental decline was lower ... Read more...

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NATO urged to adopt Gaddafi’s assassination policy


April 25th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Senior western leaders have urged NATO to adopt an assassination policy against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to put an end to the emerging stalemate in Libya.The calls came ... Read more...

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Fukushima 50 criticise Japanese govt. over inconsistent documentation of their radiation exposure


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 23 (ANI): The Fukushima 50 emergency nuclear plant workers trying to control the situation in the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit plant in Japan, have reportedly accused the government of inconsistent handling of ... Read more...

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‘Prince William will not allow marriage to disrupt dream of fighting in Afghanistan’


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): The married life of Prince William will not hamper his determination to serve in Afghanistan, a close source has said.Although he has not been allowed to actively ... Read more...

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