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Mumbai attacks: SC expresses relief over exposure of falsehood


August 29th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Referring to the "deception" and "falsehood" that the terrorists involved in Mumbai attacks were Indian Muslims from Hyderabad, the Supreme Court Wednesday said that had ... Read more...

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Migraines do not hurt your brain


August 12th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Migraines are not associated with cognitive decline, suggests new research even though previous studies have linked the disorder to increased stroke risk and structural brain lesions.Migraines ... Read more...

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‘Abused kids face elevated cancer risk as adults’


July 18th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Frequent abuse by a parent can elevate a child's cancer risk in adulthood - especially when mothers abuse daughters and fathers their sons, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Street lighting changing insect ecosystems: Study


May 24th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Street lighting is changing insect ecosystems in towns and cities, The Independent reported.Groups of invertebrates living near artificial lights include more predators and scavengers, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Slowdown hits electrical equipment industry


May 11th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The growth of India's electrical equipment industry fell to 6.6 percent in 2011-12 as compared to 13.7 percent in the previous year, industry data showed ... Read more...

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Mars astronauts may be risking DNA damage


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Future astronauts working on the Red Planet's surface risk general changes in health at the DNA level because of an increased radiation exposure, a prominent ... Read more...

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Toxic traffic metals pollute air


February 26th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 26 (IANS) Particles of toxic metals, generated by cars, may not only contaminate the air but also seep under the asphalt and harm the adjacent soil and plants, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Maritime event to focus on piracy, energy security issues


February 25th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) In the backdrop of growing importance of the seas in India's security matrix, a two-day conference beginning here Monday will debate the role of maritime ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Leap second decision postponed till 2015


January 20th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) A decision on whether to abolish the leap second, the occasional extra second added to the world's time, has been deferred to 2015, BBC reported.Experts at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Be responsible human beings: Dalai Lama


December 31st, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has called on people to be responsible human beings, to think more of the entire world they live in, ... Read more...

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Stress likely to reduce brain size of preterm babies


October 4th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Infants born prematurely are placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to help them develop fully. They are likely to be exposed to stress factors ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Early nutrition can program person’s metabolism, health for future


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A study has found that nutrition during the first days or weeks of life may have long-term consequences on health, potentially via a phenomenon known as the metabolic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How safe are airport security scanners to humans: US study


March 17th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): The question as to whether airport security scanners pose any threat to the long-term health of human beings has been addressed in two articles.One type of scanner employs ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heavy drinking in late adolescence linked to long-term alcohol problems


February 9th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Reducing drinking during late adolescence is likely to be important for preventing long-term adverse consequences of drinking, as well as protecting against more immediate harms, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alcoholism delays, breaks marriages: Study


January 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study claims that alcohol influences the time it takes to get married, as well as the overall length of the marriage.The study found that alcohol dependence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

E. coli infection linked to heart disease risk


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has found that people who contract gastroenteritis from drinking water contaminated with E. coli are at an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, kidney ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Plants that reproduce asexually prone to earlier extinction


November 9th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study claimed that plants that can pollinate themselves are vulnerable to extinction.The research believes that short-term perks of being able reproduce alone comes with a long-term ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Given a chance, ‘every man would enjoy sex with another woman’


November 7th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Men would never give up a chance to have sex with another woman apart from their girlfriends or wives if they believed there would be no consequences, says ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heavy smoking doubles Alzheimer’s risk


October 27th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Middle-aged smokers who puff 40 cigarettes a day more than double their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study shows.The study also found that heavy smoking greatly increased ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Smoking Doubles Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Reveals


October 26th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research has revealed that middle-aged people who are chain smokers more than double their chances of developing Alzheimer's disease as well as other kinds ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bosses who sack the most make maximum money


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Bosses of the 50 US companies that sacked the most staff during the recession earned 42 per cent more than their peers, concluded the research.A report by the Institute for Policy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

You can train your brain to control cravings


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): The next time you crave for a cigarette, remind yourself what it will do to you in the long run - chances are - you may kick the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The good, bad and the ugly about carbon sequestration


June 28th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Carbon sequestration is fast gaining popularity as a way to counter global warming. However, its effectiveness and consequences are not yet fully understood. Now, a Niels Bohr Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Let Jill And Jack Play And Eat Well


April 28th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla – CNS(CNS): With increasing affluence and socioeconomic changes, India, like the rest of the world, is witnessing an obesity epidemic, especially in children and adolescents. According to one study, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Ocean acidification intensifying: Study


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are causing ocean acidification to progress at an unprecedented rate, a new American research has found.According to the summary of a congressionally requested study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wood’s sexcapades ‘just a blip’ in stellar golf career: Observers


February 19th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Florida, Feb.19 (ANI): The scandal surrounding golfer Tiger Woods will be little more than a career blip, according to some observers.Woods, who has been accused of a string of infidelities, is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cocaine or ecstasy consumption during adolescence ups addiction risk


February 5th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study from the University of Valencia (UV) has shown that exposure to ecstasy or cocaine during adolescence increases the 'reinforcing effects' that make people vulnerable to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Victoria doing all it could to stop attacks, state premier tells Indian envoy (Lead)


February 4th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner Sujatha Singh's stinging remark that Victoria was a state in denial about the severity of the problem of race attacks Thursday prompted Australian state's premier ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meet me again, Australian state premier to Indian envoy


February 4th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner Sujatha Singh's stinging remark that Victoria was a state in denial about the severity of the problem of race attacks Thursday prompted the Australian state's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bonding between mother, baby reduces childhood neglect


December 26th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 26 (IANS) Strengthening the bond between mother and baby is one way of reducing childhood neglect, says a new study. University of Queensland (UQ) researcher Lane Strathearn's study identifies how ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Delinquency triggers risk of premature death in middle-age


December 8th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) People with a history of childhood delinquency are more likely to die or become disabled by the time they are 48, says a new study. The study is the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Little girls worry about being fat, unmoved by images of beauty


November 27th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Preschool girls may worry about being fat, but they seem to be unmoved by watching skinny beauties in animated movies. Nearly half of the 121 three to six-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Getting ‘perfect vaginas’ could put women at health risks


November 11th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 11 (ANI): Women going under the knife to get the perfect vagina maybe putting themselves at health risks, researchers have warned.Experts from University College London found those undergoing labioplasty were ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Minor incidents of violence mar West Bengal elections (Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Sporadic incidents of violence marred voting Saturday for the 10 assembly seats in West Bengal whose outcome will have long-term consequences for the ruling Left Front. About 35 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Common pills, plastics making male fish lay eggs


October 11th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Plastics, pesticides and even common prescription drugs are releasing synthetic and natural hormones into rivers and streams, which is leading to unintended consequences on wildlife, causing some male ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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