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A column of beauty is OMG totally PHAT for ever (The Funny Side)


September 14th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
TEE Hee Hee. My children were sniggering over a text message. My brother-in-law had ended it with "LOL", thinking it stood for "lots of love" rather than "laugh out loud". ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Breast cancer survivors who set new goals are healthier


April 24th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 24 (IANS) Most people go through life setting goals for themselves. But what happens when a sudden hardship or illness throws their life into disarray?A new study by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New moms, dads unable to live upto ‘perfect’ parent tag


December 1st, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Parents of newborns might not quite be able to live upto the tag of 'perfect' moms and dads, thrust on them by the society, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Multivitamins may not help smokers


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Smokers who take multivitamins while puffing many cigarettes daily should beware: there is no evidence that the pills will protect them against cancer.This has been revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bugs made world’s biggest oil slick disappear fast


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) More than a year after the world's biggest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, lingering questions about how it disappeared so quickly still exercise scientists. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China maps world’s first goose genome sequence


June 14th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) Scientists from China Tuesday claimed to have sequenced the complete genome of the white goose - for the very first time.Researchers from the Zhejiang Provincial Academy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pluto’s atmosphere ‘is much bigger than previously thought’


April 21st, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Pluto's atmosphere is much bigger than previously thought, according to a new study.Recent observations of the dwarf planet have revealed that the icy orb's atmosphere has expanded dramatically ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel procedure may treat people with cartilage injuries


April 18th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have come up with a novel mechanism to repair tissue.Scientists at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry have made star-shaped, biodegradable polymers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obesity ‘likely to upset key gene clock in cardiovascular system’


April 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at the Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta have found that that obesity might shut down a key gene clock that regulates the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Happy kids make happy adults


February 26th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): New research has found that being a 'happy' teenager is linked to increased well-being in adulthood.Much is known about the associations between a troubled childhood and mental health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists provide genetic evidence that antioxidants can help treat cancer


February 16th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists have provided genetic evidence suggesting the antioxidant drugs currently used to treat lung disease, malaria and even the common cold can also help prevent and treat cancers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Love really can last a lifetime


January 26th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has challenged popular beliefs that love is destined to flicker and flame out in course of time.Researchers at Stony Brook University in New York have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New discovery may help fight breast cancer


January 4th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have made a new discovery, which may become a new weapon in fight against breast cancer.For the first time, researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Average UK male gains 16lb in15 yrs- more calories, less workout


December 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): An Oxford University study has found that the average man in Britain was more than a stone heavier in 2000 than he was in 1986.Scientists put the average ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New prostate cancer imaging technique can ’see’ tumors grow


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): With the help of a new imaging technique, scientists have found a way to measure aggressiveness and growth of prostate cancer tumors in real time.Researchers say being able ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tumours capable of making their own blood vessels: Study


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that tumours don't rely on their host's blood vessels for nourishment because they can make their own blood vessels.The findings offer an explanation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cells for curing blindness ready for tests


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) A revolutionary technique that could restore sight to the blind and prevent others from losing theirs is to be tested on people for the first time.Researchers have given ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Light at night ‘can put you in dark mood’


November 18th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure to even dim light at night is enough to cause physical changes in the brains of hamsters that may be linked ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obesity Linked to Heightened Sense of Smell


November 17th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time, researchers have found a link between the sense of smell, and obesity. According to a new study, the sense of smell has an impact ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Placing ice on injury may prevent healing


October 27th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) The conventional method of placing ice on an injury may prevent healing, according to scientists.For years, people have been told to put a bag of frozen peas ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Putting ice on injuries could slow down healing process


October 27th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new research has suggested that slapping a packet of frozen peas on a black eye or a sprained ankle may prevent it getting better.For the first time, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sparrows eavesdrop to distinguish good neighbours from bad


October 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that sparrows can identify troublemakers by eavesdropping on them.A study has shown that the birds can tell, "who started it" in a neighbouring squabble over ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Noisy knees could help diagnose osteoarthritis


August 31st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Diagnosing the kind of noises a knee makes could be a new way to treat osteoarthritis. The technique, known as acoustic emission, helps engineers detect faults in bridges and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Li-ion batteries in electric cars greener than believed


August 31st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at Empa have made a detailed life cycle assessment (LCA) or ecobalance of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, in particular the chemically improved (i.e. more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Natural lung material can be used to engineer lung tissue from stem cells


August 20th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have successfully used cell-depleted lung as a natural growth matrix for generating new rat lung from embryonic stem cells.Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Red meat ‘increases heart disease risk by 30 pc’


August 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Higher consumption of red meat sharply increases the risk of heart disease, says a new study.However, the study also showed that American women who ate more protein-rich foods ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How honeycomb clouds exhibit self-organization


August 15th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Researchers have shown how honeycomb clouds disappear in one place and reappear in another.Researchers claimed that rain causes air to move vertically, which breaks down and builds up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cells used to treat kids with lethal skin disease


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Minnesota Physician have shown that a lethal skin disease can be successfully treated with stem cell therapy.John E. Wagner and Jakub Tolar, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men in red more attractive to women


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Women find men more appealing when they are either pictured wearing red or framed in red. Red is known to increase the compatibility of women to men and has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Roaming teens a recipe for violence, even in better neighbourhoods


July 27th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): A new study suggests that even in good communities, parents should be wary about letting teens gather with nothing to do and with no adult supervision.After studying Chicago ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How fly manages to perceive motion in fractions of a second


July 13th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology have successfully established the necessary technical conditions for decoding the underlying mechanisms of how the fly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low vitamin D levels lead to Parkinson’s disease


July 13th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have shown that low vitamin D levels can help predict whether someone will later develop Parkinson's disease, according to an editorial.The study on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Green peppers, chamomile tea may protect against inflammation


July 9th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Natural compounds, known as phytochemicals, in green peppers, chamomile tea may offer protection against inflammation, found a new study.Studies led by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) molecular biologist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chromosomal abnormality that causes inherited clubfoot found


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found what they believe to be the most common cause of inherited clubfoot yet discovered.By performing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Silicon breakthrough brings ‘quantum computer’ closer to reality


June 24th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have been able to control the remarkable ability of an electron to exist in two places at once and that too in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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