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Women can detect your hidden ‘beauty’ online


November 14th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Trying to woo a woman just by posting your best-looking snap alongside an online profile may not be the best idea after all -- a study ... Read more...

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New hope for heart patients


July 21st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A gene injection that can make hearts beat stronger and to even overcome the damage caused by previous heart attacks provides new hope of effectively curing ... Read more...

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US university lecturer suspended over class featuring lap-dancing strippers


April 13th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): A university lecturer in the US has been suspended after he allegedly held a seminar in which students received lap dances from strippers.Professor Jack Rappaport, 57, charged students ... Read more...

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Sudden smoking cessation may be an early symptom of lung cancer


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that quitting smoking suddenly could be an early symptom of lung cancer for longtime smokers."It is widely known that many lung cancer patients have stopped ... Read more...

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Research on rats confirms that coffee & aspirin are the best hangover cures


January 21st, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A scientist has concluded after a study that the best way to beat a hangover is to take a cup of coffee with some aspirin.The research was ... Read more...

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Coffee, aspirin best antidote to hangover


January 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A hangover leaves you wallowing in depression and anxiety with waves of headache, nausea, lethargy, sensitivity to light and noise. But the antidote to such a bleak state ... Read more...

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Could coffee be the answer to hangovers?


January 12th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A cup of steaming hot coffee and a painkiller may be the answer to that hangover from binge drinking, says a new study.Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in ... Read more...

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Music ‘eases’ stress of assisted breathing


December 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study suggested that patients who need assistance to breathe through mechanical ventilation might benefit from listening to music.The researchers found that music listening may relax patients, ... Read more...

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Here’s what to do if your child’s a bully


November 14th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Sally Kuykendall, assistant professor of health services at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, has offered some tips on what parents should do if they find out their child ... Read more...

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Single shot of morphine has long lasting effects on testosterone levels


November 4th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new study found that a single injection of morphine to fight persistent pain in male rats is able to strongly reduce the hormone testosterone in the brain ... Read more...

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Geoengineering ‘can’t just slam on the brakes’ on rising sea levels


August 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Geoengineering techniques such as space mirrors or volcanic blasts won't help curb rising sea levels unless they employ extreme measures, says a new study.The reason is that sea ... Read more...

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Low-Carbohydrate Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet In Decreasing Heart Risk


August 4th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you thought going for a low-fat diet would help you to shed those extra kilos, then a study published on Monday suggests that it is ... Read more...

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Music therapy benefits stroke patients


July 6th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): It's long been known that listening to music can reduce stress, and now a new research has claimed that it can help improve movement in stroke patients.Music therapists ... Read more...

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Fuzzy logic to help understand ageing process


June 18th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Computers models using fuzzy logic could help scientists uncover the cellular mechanisms that the process of ageing upsets, according to a new American study.The research, from Drexel ... Read more...

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Snow cover on gardens can benefit plants


February 28th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new research has determined that snow cover on gardens can actually be beneficial for plants.The research was carried out by Karen Snetselaar, chair and professor of biology ... Read more...

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Grammys should be taken seriously, says expert


January 31st, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): An entertainment marketing expert has advised viewers to take the Grammy Awards seriously despite the fact that it recognizes popular music the most.Brent Smith, Ph.D., an ... Read more...

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Scientists identify possible new heritable marker for retinoblastoma


January 27th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new research has found what may be a possible new heritable marker for retinoblastoma, a pediatric eye cancer triggered by the loss or mutation of both copies ... Read more...

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IVF babies ‘at higher diabetes, obesity risk’


January 10th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): A new study by scientists at Temple University in Philadelphia has shown that the DNA of babies conceived through IVF differs from that of other kids, putting them ... Read more...

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Radiation for prostate cancer does not cause continuous sexual decline


January 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that sexual function in prostate cancer patients receiving external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) decreases within the first two years after treatment but then ... Read more...

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Leatherback turtles are right flippered when it comes to laying eggs


November 12th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 12 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found out that leatherback turtles prefer to use their right rear flipper rather than their left when laying eggs.According to a ... Read more...

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Track record of ancient apocalyptic prophecies quashes gravity of 2012 prediction


November 7th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 7 (ANI): In a new research, a theologist has said that mankind has nothing to worry about the world ending in 2012, as prophesized by the ancient Mayans, as many ... Read more...

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Flamingos stand on one leg to ‘preserve body heat’


September 19th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 19 (ANI): Ever wondered why flamingos are often seen standing on one leg? Well, scientists believe that the posture might be used by the birds to conserve body heat.Lead researcher ... Read more...

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Flamingoes stand on one leg to regulate their body temperature


August 18th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): An exhaustive study by scientists has concluded that flamingoes stand on one leg to regulate their body temperature.According to a report by BBC News, the study was carried ... Read more...

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New knockout vaccine reverses rabies in mice after just one injection


July 7th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A knockout vaccine for rabies that reverses the disease after just one injection may soon hit the market, thanks to promising findings on mice.The team of American ... Read more...

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Today’s kids are not playing enough, warns expert


May 25th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 25 (ANI): Stressing on the importance of play among children, a leading international development psychologist has said that today's kids are not playing enough, which could affect their mental development ... Read more...

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Nightly bedtime routine improves maternal mood, kids’ sleep


May 1st, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): In the journal SLEEP, researchers have demonstrated that the use of a consistent bedtime routine contributes to improvements in multiple aspects of infant and toddler sleep, bedtime behavior ... Read more...

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Music is the best stress buster for heart disease patients


April 15th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Do you suffer severe stress and anxiety associated with having and undergoing treatment for coronary heart disease? Well, then bring on the iPod.A Cochrane Systematic Review has suggested ... Read more...

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Flawless wing mirrors in vehicles to reduce road accidents


December 4th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A mathematician at Drexel University in Philadelphia is working on an idea to develop the perfect curved wing mirror surface for vehicles, which would lead to fewer ... Read more...

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Political candidates are more important than parties for present-day voters


November 16th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, November 16 (ANI): A professor of political science at Saint Joseph''s University in Philadelphia says that there has been a significant shift from party-centred voting to candidate-centred voting of late. ... Read more...

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Heres why Las Vegas is the suicide capital of the world


November 12th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Las Vegas seems to bring out people''s desire to kill themselves, according to a new study.Matt Wray from Temple University in Philadelphia and colleagues from Harvard University ... Read more...

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Palin and Bidens linguistic approaches during vice presidential debate revealed


October 4th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 4 (ANI): Analysing how the U.S. vice presidential candidates delivered their ideas during the October 2 debate, a linguist at Saint Joseph''s University in Philadelphia has come to the ... Read more...

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Students announce AIDS breakthrough


October 1st, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) In what is being described as a breakthrough in AIDS prevention, a group of engineering students and a medical doctor are reported to have designed a simple 'shield' ... Read more...

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Combination drug relieves migraine symptoms if taken early


July 8th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA, have found that a combination drug taken within an hour after the start of a migraine is effective in ... Read more...

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Taste gets people hooked to healthy food messages


July 5th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): Taste is a significant factor that gets consumers hooked on food-health and food-safety messages, say experts.This fact was acknowledged by science, education, and marketing specialists who ... Read more...

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Defence spectrum for civilian use likely soon: Pallam Raju


June 21st, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan is to adjudicate on the sensitive spectrum issue that could see the defence forces vacating idle radio frequencies for civilian communications like ... Read more...

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