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US air force commander removed amid widening sex scandal


August 11th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Aug 11 (IANS) The US Air Force removed a top training commander at a Texas base Friday amid a widening sex scandal involving basic training instructors.Col. Glenn Palmer, point ... Read more...

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Strength training for seniors offers cognitive, economic benefits: Study


December 14th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A one-year follow-up study has shown that strength training for seniors provides cognitive as well as economic benefits.The study, was conducted at the Centre for Hip Health and ... Read more...

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Combining aerobic and resistance training helpful for diabetics


November 24th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): In a study, scientists found that performing a combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training was associated with improved glycemic levels among patients with type 2 diabetes, compared ... Read more...

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Intervention may help kids overcome reading-comprehension difficulties


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 03 (ANI): Psychological scientists have discovered that reading-comprehension difficulties among children can be cured with intervention programs.Effective reading requires recognizing words and also understanding what they mean. Around 7-10 percent ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise may improve asthma symptoms


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 03 (ANI): Brazilian researchers have found that regular aerobic exercise may help improve respiratory symptoms and psychological distress in adult patients with asthma.Researchers evaluated the outcomes of an asthma ... Read more...

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Croatia, Pakistan, Russia top list of ‘non-smiling’ nations


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS) Croatia, Pakistan and Russia have topped a list of countries where people sitting behind shop and office counters have a surly attitude and find it difficult to smile. Only ... Read more...

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After another world record performance, Bolt says he is not on drugs


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), Aug.22 (ANI): Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has again stressed he is not on drugs after another astonishing world-record performance.The fastest man on the planet said he hoped people would one ... Read more...

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Chevron Houston Marathon Registration Draws Many


July 17th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
Brian Cannell was in Germany last year when his training group received an e mail which asked the members to participate in the Chevron Houston Marathon 2009 as fast as possible as ... Read more...

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Easy strength training exercise may help ease pain of tennis elbow


July 12th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A simple exercise to strengthen the wrist may help alleviate the pain of tennis elbow, according to a new study.The exercise involves using an inexpensive rubber bar ... Read more...

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Diaper alarm effective for toilet training kids


June 5th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Use of a diaper alarm has been found to be effective in toilet training kids, according to a new study in Antwerp, Belgium. Thirty-nine healthy young children between ... Read more...

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Exercise safely improves quality of life in heart failure patients


April 8th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Heart failure patients may slightly reduce their likelihood of death or hospitalisation by exercising regularly, without any safety risk.This suggestion is based on a study supported by ... Read more...

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Experience can be the best teacher for infants


October 1st, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Researchers suggest that active, hands-on experience can be an immensely effective way of improving infants'' ability of learning. The team has found that infants who had an opportunity ... Read more...

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Experience is best teacher for babies


October 1st, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Infants who used a plastic cane to get an out-of-reach toy were better able to understand the goal of another person's use of a similar tool than were ... Read more...

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Joint Indo-UK Army exercise ends today


September 19th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): The joint exercise between Indian and British troops being held at the Land Warfare Centre in the Salisbury plains in UK ended today.Mechanized Infantry troops of ... Read more...

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Treadmill training may help Down syndrome infants walk months earlier


November 14th, 2007 - 8:08 am ICT by admin
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