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Managers hit peak capacity in their 50s


July 17th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 17 (IANS) Managers hit their peak professional vitality in their fifties, reveals a new study which examined the functionality of high-tech, engineering, and infrastructure executives.Professional vitality is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Emotional support cuts absenteeism at workplace


February 7th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 7 (IANS) An employee experiencing the stress of intense workdays might develop stomach ache or headache, compelling him to take leave of absence.But when his supervisor offers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blogging relieves teens of social anxiety


January 5th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 5 (IANS) Blogging could relieve teenagers from social anxiety, improve their self-esteem and help them relate better to their friends, says a study. Maintaining a blog has ... Read more...

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Facebook’s girl users prone to eating disorders


February 8th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) The more time teenaged girls spend in front of Facebook, the more their chances of developing eating disorders and a negative self-image, says a news study. Eating ... Read more...

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Arabs more threatened than Jews after watching violent clips


January 28th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A study revealed that the level of threat the Arabs feel after watching a violent clip was significantly higher than for the Jewish participants.The study was conducted by ... Read more...

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‘Rising or falling sea levels nothing new’


January 27th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Rising and falling sea levels over relatively short periods do not indicate long-term trends, a new study says. "An assessment of hundreds and thousands of years shows that what ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

The Bible may have been written hundreds of years earlier than believed


January 10th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 10 (ANI): An Israeli professor has decoded the Hebrew inscription on a 3,000-year-old piece of pottery, which he says provides evidence that parts of the bible were written hundreds of ... Read more...

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Music helps hearing-impaired toddlers post-implant


January 7th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Music therapy helps hearing-impaired toddlers acquire speech skills after a cochlear implantation, a new study says. Dikla Kerem, University of Haifa, Israel, who authored the doctoral study, examined the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Marijuana could prove helpful for post-traumatic stress disorder patients


November 5th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A new Israeli study has found that the use of cannabinoids (marijuana) could help in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder patients.Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Your handwriting can show if you’re lying


September 19th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): If you want to know if someone is telling you the truth, just go through his or her handwriting, say scientists in Haifa, Israel.According to psychologists, handwriting changes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Love hormone ‘amplifies feelings of envy’


August 7th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Love hormone oxytocin, also known as "cuddle chemical", intensifies feelings of envy and gloating, a new study suggests.In the study, which was led by Simone Shamay-Tsoory, a cognitive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Do bilinguals have distinct language areas in the brain?


July 10th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) A new study sheds light on how first and second languages are represented in the brain of a bilingual person. The research reveals that first and second languages ... Read more...

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New bacteria contaminates even refrigerated milk


November 17th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) A new species of microbes, isolated by scientists, can contaminate raw milk even under refrigeration. Many countries have outlawed raw milk because of its potential contamination by harmful ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bacteria that can spoil raw milk even at low temperatures identified


November 17th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): University of Haifa scientists in Israel have identified a new species of bacteria that can grow at low temperatures, spoiling raw milk even when it is refrigerated.The ... Read more...

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