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TV habits can foretell kids’ fitness


July 16th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) Each hour of TV that a two to four-year-old watches elevates the risk of a larger waistline and reduction of muscle fitness, says a study.According to ... Read more...

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Education programs can increase parent-child interactions


January 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Two concurrent studies have shown that parent education programs delivered through pediatric primary care offices increase parent-child play and reading activities critical for child development and school readiness ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ireland hoping to stop player outflow to UK with Australia’s help


June 14th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): Australian cricket's Ireland sojourn is partly geared towards ensuring that the Emerald Isle won't always lose their best players to England.According to The Age, Ireland sees Thursday's one-day ... Read more...

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TV-watching tots ‘more likely to be bullied, chubbier, less intelligent’


May 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Children who are exposed to more television at 29 months of age are likely to struggle in school later, with measurably lower scores in maths, and they may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TV exposure may be linked to aggressive behaviour in kids


November 6th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Three-year-old children who are exposed to more TV appear to be at an increased risk for exhibiting aggressive behaviour, according to new research. "Early childhood aggression can be ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TV exposure linked to aggressive behavior in young kids


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that three-year-old kids who are exposed to more TV are at an increased risk for exhibiting aggressive behavior.For the study, Jennifer A. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drug charge: Michael Douglas’ son nabbed


August 5th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 5 (IBNS) Michael Douglas's son Cameron Douglas has been held in New York on charges of dealing methamphetamine, a drug.Douglas, 30, was arrested at the Hotel Gansevoort in Manhattan on a ... Read more...

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Watching TV likely to retard childrens’ language skills


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Watching TV is likely to set back the development of language skills among children, says a new study. Young children and their adult care givers were found to utter ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TV reduces speech for both infants and their adult caregivers


June 2nd, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the use of language by young children and their adult caregivers decreases when they are watching television.Dr. Dimitri A. Christakis, of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Michael Douglas” The Streets Of San Francisco to make a comeback


July 30th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): The 1970s hit cop show The Streets Of San Francisco starring actor Michael Douglas is set to make a comeback to the small screen.The show was Douglas ... Read more...

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Even background TV can be detrimental to kids development


July 15th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Parents have long been advised to cut television exposure in kids under age 2, but a new study has shown that even leaving the television on in ... Read more...

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