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Electoral success drives some people to watch porn online


April 20th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Some people celebrate a political candidate's victory with a party -- others do it vicariously by turning to online porn, says a US research.The wife and ... Read more...

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Brit young women ‘not tackling obesity as effectively as men’


April 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Britain's foremost obesity expert has warned that millions of young women could be "eating themselves into an early grave" because they are not tackling their weight as effectively ... Read more...

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Weight gain ‘ups recurrence risk among breast cancer survivors’


April 6th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06 (ANI): Scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California, have revealed that breast cancer survivors who experience large weight gain have an increased risk of death ... Read more...

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Kilos creeping up among Oz mums under 40


April 4th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that mothers under 40 are now gaining weight at the fastest rate in Australia - posing a threat to the health system and ... Read more...

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Adopting healthy habits at work can help employees keep weight off


March 27th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some simple changes to promote healthy habits at work can help to prevent employees from gaining weight.However, these types of environmental interventions ... Read more...

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Increased intake of added sugars linked to weight gain: Study


March 25th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Increased consumption of added sugars could make you gain extra pounds, according to a study that followed Minnesota residents for 27 years.Researchers at the University of Minnesota used ... Read more...

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Study says that sleep-deprived people eat more


March 24th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers at the Columbia University have concluded that sleep-deprived people tend to eat more than when they have had enough sleep.For years scientists have been baffled ... Read more...

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Lambs offer clues to why kids born to obese mums are fat


March 15th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Lambs are helping researchers understand why babies born to obese mothers are more likely to become fat.A team from the universities of Wyoming and Texas found a ... Read more...

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2m men in Britain ’suffering from low libido’


March 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): A new research has found that around two million men in Britain are suffering from low testosterone levels.The condition is associated with a range of symptoms, including reduced ... Read more...

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Study: Leisurely meals don’t curb snacking


March 9th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dutch researchers have reported that eating slowly does not curb snacking.There are different eating habits among people. This is most especially true when a person goes ... Read more...

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‘7-year itch’ cut to just 3 due to stress of modern life


March 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Forget the 'seven-year-itch', the breaking point for most couples comes after three years, says a new research.The pressures of modern life means more than ever partners take each ... Read more...

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Surgery can help obese teens lose weight, shows study


March 7th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that bariatric surgery can result in significant weight loss in severely obese adolescents.'Bariatric surgery' refers to several different surgical procedures designed to assist ... Read more...

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Resveratrol can reduce body fat: Study


March 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Resveratrol may be a useful tool for reducing body fat, according to a new study.For her thesis, Arrate Lasa, nutrition and obesity research team member at the University ... Read more...

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Weight-loss surgery successfully treats overweight teens


March 5th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that bariatric surgery can result in significant weight loss in severely obese adolescents.'Bariatric surgery' refers to several different surgical procedures designed to assist ... Read more...

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Lifestyle intervention helps women cut pregnancy flab


March 1st, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): A lifestyle intervention can help women control their weight gain during and after pregnancy, according to a new study.It will also help normal-weight, obese and overweight women return ... Read more...

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Want to live longer? Study hard!


February 28th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): If you want to live longer, pay attention at school, study hard, and go to college, according to a new study.Researchers at Brown University's Department of Community Health ... Read more...

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Education key to a longer life


February 28th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Your granny was right after all in insisting that being attentive and studying hard at school and college helped you live longer, besides fending off risks of cardiovascular ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson’s fiance puts her on diet


February 16th, 2011 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson's fiance Eric Johnson wants her to lose weight and has put her on diet. Simpson is rapidly approaching the 150-pound mark because of her love ... Read more...

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Miss San Antonio Domonique Ramirez Asked To Drop Her Crown For Weight Gain


February 10th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miss San Antonio Domonique Ramirez is suing the pageant organizers as they want to strip her off her title. Domonique Ramirez said that the pageant organizers ... Read more...

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Tips on how to help one’s partner do away with unhealthy weight


February 10th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 10 (ANI): When it comes to discussing weight issues, both sexes in a relationship often find it hard to address, but taking into consideration a partner's feelings can help make ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston Pregnant?


February 1st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BET's Celebration of Gospel, emerged a hot and spicy speculation about the ace singer, Whitney Houston. This time, it was not because of her drug abuse ... Read more...

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Study: Some baby formulas may cause faster weight gain


January 26th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers claim that some baby formulas may cause babies to gain weight faster than when they are breast-fed.The researchers from Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia studied ... Read more...

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Growing insecurity, stress in society leads to obesity epidemic


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that the obesity epidemic is substantially due to growing insecurity, stress, and a sense of powerlessness in societies where high-sugar and high-fat foods are increasingly ... Read more...

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Birth control pills do not cause weight gain: Study


January 20th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): According to a new research, the commonly held belief that oral contraceptives cause weight gain appears to be false.The study was conducted at the Oregon National Primate ... Read more...

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Big breakafast beacons weight loss? Nay, says study


January 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Far from ensuring weight loss, a hearty breakfast could be a sure recipe for piling on the pounds, say researchers.The study, which contradicts the dieting mantra that a ... Read more...

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“The Biggest Loser” Host Inspired By Her Dog’s Weight Loss


January 16th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Biggest Loser" host Alison Sweeney is influenced by her reel life reality series so much that she has even launched a weight loss program for ... Read more...

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“The Biggest Loser” Host Alison Sweeney Launches Weight Loss Program For Dogs


January 15th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that "The Biggest Loser" host Alison Sweeney is influenced by the reality show so much that she has even found a weight loss program ... Read more...

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How social influences affect weight status in young adults


January 12th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): While previous research has detailed the impact of social influence on health behaviours, no previous study has examined whether social ties influence weight status and weight loss intentions ... Read more...

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Brandy Norwood slams ‘fat’ jokes on Bristol Palin


January 8th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 08 (ANI): It seems Bristol Palin's weight gain during 'Dancing With the Stars' has become talk of the town.After it was revealed that Palin made it through to the finals ... Read more...

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Former world’s fattest man to sue NHS for his weight gain


January 8th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 08 (ANI): A man who was once named the world's fattest man is all set to file a lawsuit against National Health Service (NHS), claiming they failed to help him ... Read more...

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Missing one night of sleep ‘is equal to walking almost 2 miles’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): A new study by a University of Colorado team has found that the metabolic cost of an adult missing one night of sleep is the equivalent of walking ... Read more...

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How formulas influence infant’s weight gain, obesity risk


December 27th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Weight gain of formula-fed infants is influenced by the type of formula the infant is consuming, new findings from the Monell Center have revealed.The study has implications related ... Read more...

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Average UK male gains 16lb in15 yrs- more calories, less workout


December 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): An Oxford University study has found that the average man in Britain was more than a stone heavier in 2000 than he was in 1986.Scientists put the average ... Read more...

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Why putting on just 3kgs could get you dumped this season!


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): It's just two more days for the merriment to begin and food and drinks will be aplenty, but a new survey warns that putting on just half a ... Read more...

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“Big Love” Actress Ginnifer Goodwin Admits Her Dieting Habits


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American actress Ginnifer Goodwin has recently revealed her secret of maintaining healthy lifestyle. The "Big Love" actress gave an exclusive interview to a reputed American magazine ... Read more...

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