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Parental work stress hits healthy eating


June 24th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) During an economic downslide, with fewer jobs, people end up working harder and sacrificing more to stay employed, which hits their own and their family's nutrition, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sauce tempts kids into eating more greens


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) You always knew that dressing up greens was the way to get finicky kids to eat healthy. Now a study quantifies just how much it helps. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Identifying with car prompts aggressive driving


October 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Those who view their car as an extension of themselves seem to develop more aggressive driving tendencies, says a new study.The study, conducted by Ayalla Ruvio ... Read more...

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IDDCR joins hands with Temple University


July 8th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) International Drug Discovery and Clinical Research (IDDCR) and Temple University's School of Pharmacy (TUSP) Thursday announced that they have joined hands to offer global certificate programmes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Compassion, not censure, restores harmony at workplace


April 15th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Even a single act of support or compassion by a manager or co-worker can ease workplace tension.If management shows "an active interest in addressing underlying issues ... Read more...

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Compassion, not punishment, is best response to workplace anger


April 15th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A professor of Temple University Fox School of Business has challenged the traditional view of workplace anger, suggesting that even intense emotional outbursts can prove beneficial if responded ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asthma drug could help fight Alzheimer’s


March 27th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) An asthma drug has shown promise in inhibiting the formation of a brain peptide (compound) known as amyloid beta, known to cause Alzheimer's disease. In previous ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Asthma drug could help fight Alzheimer’s disease


March 26th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Researchers at Temple University's School of Medicine have found that a drug used to treat asthma can reduce the formation of amyloid beta, a peptide in the brain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Can online peer support groups benefit people with mental illness?


February 24th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Previous research has shown that people with mental illnesses prefer online peer support groups over face-to-face support groups.However, research on its clinical effectiveness is limited, and findings are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Working more than 20 hours a week in high school could be harmful


February 4th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): High school students who work more than 20 hours a week during the school year could face academic and behaviour problems.That's the finding of a new study by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Presence of peers ‘heightens teens’ sensitivity to rewards of a risk’


January 29th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has found that teens become more susceptible to the potential rewards of a risk when they are with friends than when alone.Temple University psychologists Jason ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Want a pay raise? Be assertive!


December 30th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A study has shown that out of people looking for a pay raise, those who pursue it aggressively are the ones who get it.The study found that those ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

University Of Miami Hires Al Golden As Football Coach


December 13th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Coral Gables, Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After two weeks of uncertainty and extensive speculation, University of Miami has finally zeroed in on the head coach of its football team. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Researchers convert plastic bottles into porous cement


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Researchers have converted discarded plastic bottles in combination with soil to form a porous cement like substance that could be the construction material of the future.It could ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cement-like substance could help the environment


November 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A scientist has developed a cement-like substance that could help with stormwater management while potentially keeping millions of plastic bottles out of landfills.An assistant professor of civil and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Frequency of eating candy raises cavity risk rather than amount


October 24th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A paediatric dentist in the US has suggested that it is better for kids to eat a huge amount of candy at one go than at intervals if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rescued Chilean miners’ new challenge: Re-establishing ties with family


October 17th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): As if spending two months trapped under ground wasn't enough, the 33 Chilean miners now face new challenges - re-establishing their relationships and roles in their families."Gaps arose ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US media polls present grim picture for Democrats in Nov mid-term elections


September 8th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): The upcoming mid-term polls in November are presenting a grim picture for the Democrats, with a series of media polls claiming that majority of Americans would vote for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How maternal exposure to flu ups schizophrenia risk in offspring


August 13th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Kids born to mothers who suffered from flu, viruses and other infections during pregnancy have about a 1.5 to 7 times increased risk for schizophrenia. And now, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low-Carb Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet By Increasing Good Cholesterol


August 4th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): New research study results have revealed that a low-carb diet may actually be more beneficial than a low-fat diet, especially when you are trying ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Music therapy benefits stroke patients


July 6th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): It's long been known that listening to music can reduce stress, and now a new research has claimed that it can help improve movement in stroke patients.Music therapists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Healthy diet could reverse Alzheimer’s early effects


June 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Early effects of Alzheimer's disease can be slowed or even reversed with the help of a healthy diet, according to Temple University researchers. In a previous study, researchers led ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Healthy diet may help fight Alzheimer’s


June 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Temple University has shown that patients in the early to moderate stages of Alzheimer's disease could have their cognitive impairment slowed or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Family meals, adequate sleep, limited TV may cut childhood obesity risks


February 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 8 (ANI): Household routines like eating dinner together as a family, getting adequate sleep and limiting television viewing time appear to lower obesity risks in children, says a study.Principal investigator ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

IVF babies ‘at higher diabetes, obesity risk’


January 10th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): A new study by scientists at Temple University in Philadelphia has shown that the DNA of babies conceived through IVF differs from that of other kids, putting them ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coffee makes drunk people think they are sober


December 8th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) A cup of coffee may make it harder for people to realise they're drunk, according to new lab research. Besides, popular caffeinated "alcohol-energy" drinks don't neutralise alcohol intoxication, findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Coffee doesn’t reverse negative effects of booze


December 8th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Contrary to the popular opinion, a cup of coffee won't sober up people with alcohol intoxication, says a new study.The study conducted using mouse model has shown that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New combo tool to look at baby’s health, heart in the womb


November 11th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) A maths model will peer into foetal health and heart accurately, giving the unborn baby better chances of survival and a healthy life. Ofer Barnea, biomedical engineer at ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Vital discovery may save many from traumatic deaths


October 26th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Researchers have unravelled how certain proteins can enter the bloodstream and begin to kill the lining of blood vessels, resulting in uncontrolled internal bleeding. Their discovery could help ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Promising new path for treating traumatic injuries discovered


October 26th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Scientists from Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation have made a new a discovery that would help save lives threatened by traumatic injuries like those sustained in car crashes or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teens who drink heavily also smoke: study


August 11th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Health educators should club smoking and drinking when they speak to teenagers about their dangers as those who drink heavily are also likely to be heavy smokers, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Save your teeth, stop drinking acidic beverages


July 18th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) It is known that acidic beverages like sodas and citric juices like grapefruit and orange juice can damage teeth. An expert says the only solution is to stop ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Celebs advised to claim personalized Facebook URL early to avoid cybersquatters


June 14th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): With Facebook offering personalized URLs for its users, a media expert suggests that organizations, celebrities and politicians better claim theirs early, otherwise they may later have to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Today’s kids are not playing enough, warns expert


May 25th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 25 (ANI): Stressing on the importance of play among children, a leading international development psychologist has said that today's kids are not playing enough, which could affect their mental development ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sleep apnea remains widely undiagnosed in obese diabetics


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Sleep apnea remains widely undiagnosed among obese individuals with type 2 diabetes, finds a new study.The researchers found that nearly 87 percent of participants reported symptoms, but were ... Read more...

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