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Sleep disorders are early signs of Alzheimer’s


September 6th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) A pattern of disturbed sleep could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer's disease, suggest scientists.Working on a mouse model, researchers from the Washington University School ... Read more...

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Tobacco shops at IGI airport sans health warnings: NGO


June 11th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) An anti-tobacco advocacy group has drawn the attention of the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) to some shops at the airport selling tobacco products without ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Excessive ritualism linked to mental disorder


December 29th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 29 (IANS) Hypersensitivity and sticking to childhood rituals may be an early warning sign of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) later. Its symptoms include excessive washing or cleaning, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why H1N1 increased mortality in healthy kids?


November 7th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) During the H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009, healthy children became critically ill, developing severe pneumonia and respiratory failure, sometimes fatal. A nationwide investigation in the US ... Read more...

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Defective gene can strip you of fingerprints


September 19th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Like DNA, fingerprints are unique to every individual. But what happens when your fingertips do not have those distinctive ridges?Though an exceptionally rare condition -- only ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian girls team makes semifinals of World junior squash


July 29th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Boston (USA), July 29 (IANS) Indian girls pulled off a stunning 2-0 win against England to enter the semifinals of the World junior team squash championship here Thursday.India next take ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Bad cholesterol’ also vital for health


May 6th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Believe it or not, 'bad cholesterol', or low-density lipoprotein (LDL), is also vital for our well being.LDL is referred to as the 'bad' cholesterol because it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Your voice can tell if you are likely to stray


March 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) Beware! Your voice could give you away if you are likely to cheat on your spouse or partner, says a new study. Women believe the lower ... Read more...

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Want to know if your mate will cheat? Listen to their voice


March 5th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Want to find out if your partner will cheat on you? Listen to the pitch of their voice, suggests a new study.Researchers found that when choosing a partner, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simple spit and blood test could reveal if you’re on the point of burnout


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new research suggests that simple spit and blood tests can detect burnout before it happens.Researchers Sonia Lupien and Robert-Paul Juster of the University of Montreal also found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New study predicts future evolution of flu viruses


February 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A University of Pennsylvania research is trying to crack the code of which strain of flu will be prevalent in a given year, with major implications for global ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Potential biomarkers for early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy identified


February 17th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Researchers have identified potential biomarkers for early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy.Ectopic pregnancy (EP) occurs when an embryo does not attach normally inside the mother's uterus, but instead attaches ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Late to bed, early to rise way to heart attack


February 9th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Sleeping for less than six hours a night boosts the risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke. But beware -- those who have too much sleep ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Skipping breakfast risky for the heart


October 27th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) A new study shows that leaving the house on an empty stomach leads to obesity, larger fat stores around the stomach and higher cholesterol levels -- all major ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Skipping breakfast too often ‘ups heart disease risk’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Leaving the house on an empty stomach increases the risk of potentially deadly heart disease, says a new research.It shows that regularly skipping breakfast leads to obesity, larger ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artist unveils shocking paintings superimposed with porn in Sydney


September 10th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 10 (ANI): In what could be called an art exhibition designed to shock, an artist has superimposed hardcore porn on many classic artworks, including the renaissance painting of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Four cups of coffee a day keeps gout at bay


September 10th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): A new research have revealed that four cups of coffee a day can more than halve the risk of gout in women.Researchers found that women who drink that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Long ring finger may mean you’re at prostate cancer risk


July 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Men with a long ring finger could be three times more likely to develop prostate cancer. Doctors found that the risk increases if the ring finger on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Young athletes with diabetes can still perform: Study


July 15th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research has found that although diabetes affects performance of young athletes, they can still manage a good performance.A participants' athletic prowess is sapped by low blood ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Biomarkers for particularly aggressive prostate cancers discovered


July 13th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered a mechanism that determines prostate cancer aggressiveness, providing new targets for diagnosis and treatment.The study, led by Ze'ev Ronai, at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham), ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blood test to predict Alzheimer’s disease on the anvil


July 6th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A simple blood test could soon be developed to predict Alzheimer's disease up to ten years before the appearance of symptoms-all thanks to the discovery of a protein, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Madagascar Bird Extinct


May 27th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sad news for nature lovers as another species joins the extinct list due to man's exploitation of nature. Alaotra grebe which is better known as the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Is your teenager addicted to the internet?


April 11th, 2010 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) A survey has revealed that teenagers are addicted to online computer games, social networking sites and e-mails and discovered that many of them find it hard to control ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

The Last Supper Shows Dinner Portion Increases


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apparently, McDonald's and Burger King are not the only ones who are "supersizing" food portions. Some experts are saying that the paintings that have been done over time ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fat kids as young as 3 show early warning signs for future heart disease


March 1st, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Obese children as young as 3 years old have elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation that in adults is considered an early warning sign for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Remedy, calabash chalk, contains lead and arsenic


February 17th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – Calabash chalk, a traditional morning sickness remedy, has been found to contain lead and arsenic, the Health Department said Tuesday.The agency especially warned pregnant women not ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

It was a catastrophic breach of security: Obama


December 30th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) President Obama has said that a "mix of human and systemic failure" allowed a terror suspect to board a US airliner on Christmas Day even when ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New website gives tips on how to prepare for and survive a tsunami


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, November 22 (ANI): Scientists and Web developers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have created a new educational Web site with crucial tips on how to prepare for and survive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nomura’s jellyfish swim towards the coast


November 17th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kokonogi, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nomura is the world’s largest jellyfish and its poison can kill the other fish very fast. It normally used to stay in the ocean but are now ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Celeb at centre of Jordan rape claim denies attack’


September 17th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Katie Price has finally revealed the name of the celeb who she claims raped her on her TV show What Katie Did Next.Even as Price a.k.a Jordan does ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emails exchanged by employees may help predict a company’s demise


June 23rd, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): The pattern of emails exchanged between employees may help predict whether an organisation is reaching crisis point, according to a study.The study focussed on pattern of messages exchanged ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Severe nightmares linked to elevated suicidal symptoms


June 9th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Nightmares may be an acute warning sign that a person has elevated suicidal symptoms, according to a new study.During the study, severe nightmares were found to be independently ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaria developing resistance to effective drugs, warn scientists


May 29th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Studies of patients in western Cambodia suggest that malaria could be developing resistance to the most effective type of drug, putting millions of lives at risk.Scientists say tests ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government diluting tobacco warning under pressure: Ramadoss


May 2nd, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) Former central health minister Anbumani Ramadoss Saturday alleged the government had succumbed to pressure from the tobacco and cigarette manufacturers' lobby to dilute the pictorial warning specifications ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

For men, the penis is the window to the heart


November 21st, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): Forget pills and creams, the secret to maintaining a healthy sex life well into old age is as simple as fighting the extra flab, according to a ... Read more...

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