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Study reveals that recession is to be blamed for 1,000 suicides in UK


August 16th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Suicides are very delicate cases that need to be handled with care. When you know a person who wants to commit suicide you need to have knowledgeable ... Read more...

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Persistent poverty, not family instability, affects kid’s cognitive development


April 21st, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): UK researchers has revealed that children from homes that experience persistent poverty are more likely to have their cognitive development affected than children in better off homes.Family instability, ... Read more...

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Finding paves way for new personalized treatments to target inflammation


April 5th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): Researchers have found a way of mimicking the body's natural mechanism of fighting inflammation.During inflammation cells release very small particles termed 'microparticles' that retain features of their parent ... Read more...

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New microwave method recycles used motor oil into fuel


March 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): UK researchers have developed a new method that could recycle waste crankcase oil into gasoline-like fuel.The method is the first to use microwaves and has 'excellent potential' for ... Read more...

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Brit mums get just 26 minutes of ‘me time’ a day


March 8th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 08 (ANI): UK researchers have discovered the amount of time the typical working mum gets to relax each day - just 26 minutes.Juggling a job with looking after kids means ... Read more...

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Dead bones give clues to heal back pain


March 1st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) The bones of people long dead could be the key to healing chronic back pain, says a new research. It is combining the latest computer modelling ... Read more...

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Awareness about kidney risks posed by diabetes ‘very low’


February 10th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): According to a multi-cultural study, the first time that many patients realise that diabetes can affect their kidneys is when they are referred to renal services.UK researchers who ... Read more...

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Attractive people have higher IQs: Study


January 17th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): UK researchers have found that handsome men and beautiful women tend to be cleverer. The findings, based on studies in Britain and the US, dispel the myth of the ... Read more...

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New model to predict accurate outcomes for IVF created


January 5th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): UK researchers have suggested that couple-and treatment-specific factors can be used to provide infertile couples with an accurate assessment of the likelihood of having a successful outcome following ... Read more...

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Test to detect Alzheimer’s at its earliest stage ’seems possible’


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): UK researchers believe they can now detect the most common form of dementia - Alzheimer's disease - at its earliest stage, many years before symptoms appear.They reckon that ... Read more...

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Curry powder turmeric could provide recipe for fight against cancer


September 30th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A spice commonly used to make curries could help target and destroy chemotherapy-resistant cancer cells, say scientists in the UK.Researchers at the University of Leicester have been using ... Read more...

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Mother’s job tougher compared to dad’s


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) With modern-day fathers taking equal responsibility while raising their kids, a study says a mother's job is still tougher than the father's. Modern dads get all the fun jobs ... Read more...

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Avoiding exercise ‘can prematurely age your face’


September 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 17 (ANI): UK researchers have warned that avoiding exercise can prematurely age your face.Researchers at the University of St Andrews created the images of how three people would look ... Read more...

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Colder weather ‘increases heart attack risk’


August 11th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): UK researchers have found that a drop in the average temperature outside is linked to a higher risk of people having heart attacks.They found that each 1 degree ... Read more...

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Girls love a man in red


August 5th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Men who have long tried to woo women with chocolates, flowers and witty chat-up lines, now have an easier way to impress women - just wear red. Scientists feel ... Read more...

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Kids respond better to recommended swine flu vaccine


May 28th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): In the first head to head study of the two H1N1 vaccines used in the UK during the recent pandemic has found that the adjuvanted split virus vaccine ... Read more...

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Moderate drinking may protect against Alzheimer


May 26th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Drinking alcohol occasionally keeps illness away, especially in women and non-smokers, says a study. The study involved comparison of personal data and health backgrounds of people affected with ... Read more...

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Husky voice is the key to seduction


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Husky tones are the most alluring and the key to successful seduction, scientists have found. Both men and women subconsciously lower the pitch of their voice when they want ... Read more...

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Men with monotonous voices are irresistible


April 27th, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Men with monotone voices are more attractive to women, a study has suggested. Monotonous voices are associated with strength, power and confidence, researchers said.The study at universities in California ... Read more...

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Love at first sight? You can be a cheat


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A research shows that men who believe in love at first sight are three times more likely to cheat on their partner. For 75 percent of single men and ... Read more...

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A cuddle is ‘better than sex’


April 17th, 2010 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) More than 50 percent of people in a survey have said they prefer a kiss and cuddle to sex in a relationship. The survey claims sex comes after ... Read more...

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Child health advice on Internet ‘unreliable’


April 12th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Browsing the internet in the hope of finding a good advice for your child's medical problem is a waste of time, say UK researchers who claim that medical ... Read more...

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Secret to dieting is in the genes


April 7th, 2010 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) The secret to losing weight could be down to a person's genes rather than how strictly they adhere to a diet, a research indicates. According to the study, some ... Read more...

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Thousands of new worlds waiting to be identified, say scientists


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, March 3 (ANI): A report from the Institute of Physics, US, has predicted that an era of planet discovery is dawning that will see thousands of new worlds identified in the ... Read more...

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Autism underdiagnosed in women, say Brit boffins


February 6th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 6 (ANI): Autism and related conditions were underdiagnosed in women and teenage girls, UK researchers have observed.Experts due to speak at Britain's first academic conference on the issue noticed that ... Read more...

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Now, blood test for schizophrenia


January 21st, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Schizophrenia diagnosis is set to become easier as a blood test will be available this year to detect the neuropsychiatric disorder, according to a reputed weekly newsmagazine of ... Read more...

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Men prefer less leggy girls


December 21st, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Women had got it all wrong all this while - a new study says men prefer girls a little less leggy.In the search to find the most attractive ... Read more...

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Men’s love affair with lengthy ladies just a myth


December 10th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): You can now stop envying women with lengthy ladies, for a new study claims that men prefer girls a little less leggy.In the search to find the most ... Read more...

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Brits drinking more ‘by stealth’ - thanks to stronger booze


August 27th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 27 (ANI): People are taking in more booze "by stealth", thanks to stronger drinks that are on sale, according to an analysis of consumption in the UK.Researchers Mintel, who headed ... Read more...

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‘Holy grail’ drug may make scars a thing of the past


April 10th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A new healing drug can reduce scarring after surgery or injury, say UK researchers.At the site of the wound before and after an incision, the drug, a synthetic ... Read more...

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Maggot therapy and standard treatment have equal benefits for leg ulcers


March 20th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Maggot (larval) therapy for leg ulcers has the same health benefits and costs as a standard treatment for the problem, according to two studies.Published in the online ... Read more...

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Why the birds and the bees get sexed up in spring


January 30th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): UK researchers have apparently solved a thirty-year puzzle: what makes birds to breed in spring?The study led by Russell Foster of the University of Oxford wanted to ... Read more...

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Sex, masturbation linked to prostate cancer risk


January 27th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Men who are very sexually active in their 20s and 30s run a higher risk of prostate cancer, suggests a new study.The study of more than 800 ... Read more...

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Coming soon, a high-tech stairway to heaven!


January 18th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): The idea of a space elevator could become more than sci-fi fantasy, courtesy the efforts of British scientists.A team of UK researchers has taken the first step ... Read more...

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Drinking too much coffee leads to Hallucinations


January 15th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
UK researchers find more than 7 cups of coffee a day, can cause hallucinationsResearchers at Durham University suggest people who consume coffee and other caffeinated products are more likely to have hallucinations. ... Read more...

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