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Being Bossed Around At Work ‘Raises Risk Of Heart Attack’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has found out that being bossed around at work raises the chances of someone getting a heart attack by 23 percent. The research shows ... Read more...

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Cambridge loses No.1 spot to MIT


September 11th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Cambridge has slipped from the number one spot in the prestigious world ranking of universities after being overtaken by America's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).MIT is ... Read more...

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The questions that Unmukt Chand raised (Comment)


September 2nd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
On Aug 26, at 12.47 on the Sunday afternoon, Udit Bhatia, an old student of St. Stephen's College, became the first man on the planet to link Unmukt Chand, the ... Read more...

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Arctic ice could vanish within 10 years: Scientists


August 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Arctic sea ice could vanish within 10 years as it is melting much faster than previously believed, thanks to global warming, warn scientists, claiming that the ... Read more...

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Poor mental health linked to reduced lifespan


August 1st, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) People with poor mental health may have a shorter lifespan, according to a large-scale population based study.Researchers from University College London (UCL) and University of ... Read more...

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It takes a thief to catch a thief!


July 27th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Some people are very good at spotting deception... liars themselves.In a speaking test, liars were able to spot other liars far more accurately than people who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children exposed to violence suffer health problems: Study


July 4th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Children exposed to community violence may be traumatised up to a year after the event, which may carry long-term negative consequences for health, says a study. ... Read more...

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Eating less food may lengthen your life


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Reducing daily intake of food by 40 percent may help in enhancing one's life span by 20 years, British scientists working over treatment for ageing disease ... Read more...

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Stonehenge marks Britain’s unification, says study


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Stonehenge was built as a monument to unify Britain, after a long period of conflict and regional difference between eastern and western parts of the landmass, ... Read more...

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Promotion best for the heart!


June 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Employees with better promotion prospects are 20 percent less likely to suffer heart disease than those with slender chances of improving their situation. So says a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Kids of 40-plus moms are smarter’


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Moms over 40 years take heart - your kids are not only healthier but also smarter than offspring of younger women and less likely to have ... Read more...

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New memory chip hundred times faster: Study


May 20th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A new kind of memory chip made from silicon could be a hundred times faster than standard Flash memory chips, British scientists say.Researchers at the University ... Read more...

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‘Looks may decide whether to trust a person’


May 16th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Looks more likely decide who we would trust with our money rather than their reputation, says a new study. Researchers from Britain's University of Warwick Business ... Read more...

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British lab growing human body parts


May 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) British experts are growing human body parts like nose and ears in laboratory, Daily Mail reported Sunday."This is a nose we're growing for a patient next ... Read more...

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Vast groundwater reserves detected in Sahara


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have found vast groundwater reserves in the Sahara, one of the driest places on earth, that could help buffer climate change effects for years.Researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Night blindness cured in mice with special cells


April 19th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) British scientists have shown for the first time that transplanting special cells into the eyes of visually impaired mice can restore their night vision, an experiment ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Taking easy way out an invitation to blues


March 16th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Faced with complex decisions, we tend to take an easy way out to avoid misfortunes, missing out on rewards that can bring on depression. The ... Read more...

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Smoking may erode your problem-solving capacity


February 7th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Smoking may be a risk factor for dementia among the elderly that erodes their problem-solving capacity and self-control and makes them see things which are not ... Read more...

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Testosterone drives ego, trips cooperation


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Testosterone drives egocentricism at the cost of cooperating with others, consequently affecting group decisions, a study reveals.Collective problem solving can provide benefits over individual decisions as ... Read more...

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Global warming disrupts natural patterns of glaciation


January 9th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Unprecedented levels of greenhouse gases are disrupting normal patterns of glaciation, setting back the process of the earth's cooling as it did in its prehistoric past.That ... Read more...

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Brain starts going downhill after 45, shows study


January 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Memory and other brain skills begin to decline at the age of 45, say researchers.The brain's capacity for memory, reasoning and comprehension starts waning in middle ... Read more...

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Anxiety disorders mount since credit crunch


January 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) The number of people with anxiety disorders has more than quadrupled in four years. Some of this could be explained by an expansion in counselling services ... Read more...

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Brains of maltreated kids, combatants aware of dangers


December 6th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) The brains of children exposed to family violence and soldiers in combat zones show an acute awareness of dangers. Research suggests that they may have adapted ... Read more...

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British Muslims boycott medical lectures on evolution


November 28th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Muslim medical students in Britain are boycotting lectures on evolution because they say those clash with the holy Quran, a media report said Monday.An increasing number ... Read more...

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Muslim students in Britain boycotting lectures on evolution


November 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A growing number of Muslim students at a leading British university are avoiding lectures on evolution, saying it is contrary to the creationist ideas stated in ... Read more...

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How to stop stampedes: Lessons for India


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Stampedes have been common to populous India, with most occurring during religious gatherings. New studies in 'pedestrian dynamics' now say that to prevent a stampede, ... Read more...

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Number of Facebook friends linked to grey matter


October 19th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The number of Facebook friends a person has seems to be linked to the grey matter in his or her brain. Research also shows people ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scientists explain source of optimism


October 10th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Even after a soccer team loses 10 consecutive matches, a fan might persist in the belief that his team can reverse its bad luck. A new ... Read more...

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Thin parents produce children with less body fat


October 4th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Children whose parents are thin are thrice as likely to be lean than those with overweight parents, new research says.The study by University College London (UCL) ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Testosterone therapy can overcome male menopause


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Male menopause seems like a downward spiral into hell with fatigue, depression, obesity, loss of libido, memory and insomnia taking their toll, thanks to falling ... Read more...

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Florence Nightingale sexually repressed: BBC


September 28th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) The BBC has been accused of demeaning Florence Nightingale by labelling her as a "manipulative, neurotic and sexually repressed woman", a media report said Wednesday.Experts have ... Read more...

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Babies in womb can feel pain at 35 weeks


September 9th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Babies can distinguish pain from general touch after around 35 to 37 weeks of gestation, just before they are born.Scientists show that brain cell (neural) activity ... Read more...

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Fossilized primitive pregnant lizard found in China


July 21st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 120-million-year-old fossil of a pregnant lizard has been found in China, BBC reported Thursday.The fossil is a complete 30 cm lizard with over a dozen ... Read more...

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Study reveals that Smoking during pregnancy increases birth defects


July 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British scientists have finally come up with the evidence that supports the long-held view that pregnant women should not smoke. In a new study which was published ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Synthetic windpipe transplanted for first time


July 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) In a first-ever medical feat, a 36-year-old patient has been given a new windpipe made from a synthetic scaffold seeded with his own stem cells. He ... Read more...

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