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Label your fear to get over it


September 5th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Can describing your feelings when you are particularly stressed make you less anxious? A new study suggests it may very well be so.A new psychology study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Asthmic kids on steroids grow slightly shorter


September 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Children who use inhaled steroid drugs for asthma end up growing slightly shorter as adults than children who don't use the drugs, findings from a comprehensive ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India spurs Facebook growth; 83 mn fake users worldwide


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Spurred by growth in Brazil, India, and Indonesia, Facebook increased its user count to 955 million, but the popular social network said over 83 million ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Punters favour Pranab as next president


June 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The betting market is hotly 'contesting' the forthcoming presidential elections with an estimated Rs.five-six billion at stake over the next head of state.Soon after the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hope for kidney patients


March 13th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A protein linked to kidney failure has been identified which could pave the way for new interventions to treat the disease.The protein plays a crucial role ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Discovery could prevent deaths from severe flu outbreaks


March 1st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Researchers have stumbled on a new discovery that may help prevent deaths from severe flu outbreaks and also lung injuries, especially among seemingly healthy people.Specifically, the ... Read more...

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Online surfing promotes reading habit


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Online users seeking general information or accessing social networking sites often come across news which they start reading, just out of curiosity.There has been a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blood pressure drug a boon for stroke patients


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) A commonly prescribed blood pressure lowering medication appears to kickstart recovery after a stroke by boosting blood vessel growth. The discovery, based on a study using ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exercise at work boosts output


September 8th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Devoting time to physical activity at the workplace seems to lead to higher productivity. A study shows that it is possible to use work time for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eating in front of TV drives snacking


May 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Eating while watching TV can cause you to gorge on more snacks. The findings suggest that having formal meals at a table rather than grabbing food ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mouse study shows nicotine does not promote lung cancer growth


April 5th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): In a mouse study, researchers found that nicotine at doses similar to those found in most nicotine replacements therapies did not increase lung cancer tumour incidence, frequency or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Engineered fungus to be a potent tool against malaria


February 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Scientists have genetically engineered a fungus to be a potent, specific and eco-friendly tool against malaria."Our transgenic fungal approach is a very flexible one that allows design and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Transgenic fungi may help fight malaria: Study


February 25th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a genetically engineered fungus carrying genes for a human anti-malarial antibody or a scorpion anti-malarial toxin could be a highly effective, specific ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Our emotions drive us to do the right or wrong thing


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that it's our emotions that drive us to do a right or wrong thing.A study by Rimma Teper, Michael Inzlicht, and Elizabeth Page-Gould ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cell transplants show promise for patients with kidney problems


February 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that transplanting autologous renal progenitor cells (RPCs), (kidney stem cells derived from self-donors), into rat models with kidney damage from pyelonephritis - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to beat craving for chocolates


February 11th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 11 (ANI): Craving for chocolate and don't know how to beat it? The first thing you need to do is learn to acknowledge and accept the yearning, suggests a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women find men’s seeming indifference more attractive


February 8th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Are you still looking for a date on Valentine's Day? It turns out there may be something to "playing hard to get". A woman is seemingly more ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Acupuncture and exercise benefit women with PCOS


February 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that acupuncture and physical exercise improve hormone levels and menstrual bleeding pattern in women with polycystic ovary syndrome ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women ‘more attracted to men whose feelings are unclear’


February 8th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): A woman is more attracted to a man when she is uncertain about how much he likes her, says a new study.On the one hand, a lot ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tonsillectomy ‘leads to excess weight gain in kids’


February 1st, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has found that children who undergo the surgical removal of their tonsils (tonsillectomy), with or without the removal of their adenoids (adenoidectomy), are at increased ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Poll panel team visits Bengal’s trouble spots


January 19th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) A high-level team of Election Commission observers Wednesday toured political trouble spots in West Bengal, interacting with villagers and officials while assessing the law and order situation in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

30,000-yr-old finger bone found in Siberia is from ‘mystery human relative’


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that a 30,000-year-old bone finger fossil of a little girl found in Siberia in 2008, was neither a Neanderthal nor an early modern human, but ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Echinacea ‘does not ward off common cold’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Echinacea has been used by many as a common cold remedy for years, but a new study has revealed that the herbal treatment has minimal effect in relieving ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Just thinking about food can stop you from bingeing!


December 10th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): The next time you feel like grabbing that piece of pizza or chocolate cake, just stare at it for a few minutes, and you might end up eating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Patient’s own blood may treat hamstring injury


December 1st, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists in UK have found an effective two-part treatment for microtears in the hamstring: injections of the patient's own blood and a steroid along with "dry-needling," in which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A Time Traveller In Charlie Chaplin’s Film?


October 28th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A fuss is on over the internet about a video on YouTube that speculates about the possibility of time travel. The speculations are the result of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Natural scenery can ease cancer pain, shows study


October 20th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Displaying images of natural beauty to cancer patients can ease their pain, a study says. Scientists at Johns Hopkins University in the US analysed patients undergoing bone ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Raw ginger can ease muscle pain after exercise


October 5th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Ginger can help ease muscle pain caused by exercise.Taking a small amount of the tuber daily reduces the strain on muscles after a workout, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Raw ginger can reduce muscle strain after exercise


October 5th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that taking raw ginger in small amount every day reduces the strain on muscles after a workout.Ginger has long been used as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating junk food as addictive as drugs


October 1st, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) A British study suggests that a diet of burgers, chips and cake programmes your brain to crave even more for foods that are high in sugar, salt and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Curbs on road lanes for Games put off till Sep 23


September 20th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The enforcement of curbs on motorists from using road lanes reserved for Commonwealth Games athletes and officials has been put off till Sep 23, a Delhi traffic ... Read more...

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Gentler ways of handling mice keeps them calm and supportive in lab


September 13th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cupping a mouse in the hand or carrying it in a small tunnel reduces stress and encourages cooperation during lab experiments.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More evidence that light at night ups cancer risk


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): A new study has found an additional link between Light At Night (LAN) and cancer.Previous studies have shown that living in areas that have more night-time illumination make ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists show how to spot an angry wasp


August 20th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) You need to look a wasp in the face to tell whether it is angry before it stings you, say scientists. But be warned. If you dare undertake ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BSB and New Kids On The Block join hands for tour


August 19th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In what can be the ultimate boy band tour of all time, New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys are getting close to signing ... Read more...

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