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Religion is a product of humans’ evolved brains: Study

March 10, 2009 3:22:20 pm

To interpret a religion,people rely mainly on the same recently evolved brain regions which divine the feelings and intentions of other people.

Why kids with ADHD move around a lot

March 10, 2009 11:44:16 am

A new study has explained why children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder move around a lot – it helps them stay alert to complete challenging tasks.

Pregnant mothers’ drinking can give kids ‘a taste’

March 10, 2009 11:04:40 am

Researchers found that early exposure while still in the womb can reduce youngster's sensitivity to the underlying bitterness of alcoholic drinks,making them more appealing.

Children of older fathers perform less well in intelligentsia

March 10, 2009 10:59:42 am

Children of older fathers perform less well in intelligence tests during infancy and early childhood,Australian researchers have found.

Hot weather can trigger migraine: Study

March 10, 2009 10:47:30 am

A new study has finally confirmed what many have long observed – hot weather 'triggers migraine and other debilitating types of head pain'.

Insurance cover denied to Aussies with genetic fault

March 10, 2009 10:43:26 am

The first study in the world revealing genetic discrimination has found number of Australians being denied insurance protection because of their genetic make-up.

Indian-origin scientist uses hair ‘to manage AIDS’

March 9, 2009 4:24:37 pm

Scientists have discovered that examining the levels of antiretroviral drugs in 'hair samples' of HIV patients' on therapy can strongly predict the treatment's success.

Ecstasy may help in psychiatric treatment

March 9, 2009 2:03:17 pm

The pharmaceutical version of the drug also known as MDMA has been found effective in treating patients undergoing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Regular family meals improve teens’ eating habits

March 9, 2009 12:54:43 pm

Adolescents participating in regular family meals report more healthful diets and meal patterns compared to adolescents without regular family meals.

Giving teens more time to sleep helps studies

March 9, 2009 12:02:47 pm

Giving teenagers more time to sleep helps boost their concentration levels,and consequently grades in school,according to a leading head teacher.

Not too bright? Blame it on your father

March 8, 2009 4:20:47 pm

Not too bright? Now,you can blame it on your old man,for a new study has revealed that children with older fathers have low IQs.

Valley’s first ‘conjointed’ twins to go under the knife

March 7, 2009 3:08:19 pm

Shaheena,20,delivered conjointed twins,the first such case in Kashmir and doctors believe that they have low chances of survival.

Microbicide gel offers promising HIV prevention for women

March 6, 2009 4:04:38 pm

A vaginal microbicide gel has for the first time shown some promise to prevent HIV infection in women in a clinical trial.

Depression due to recession more in men: Study

March 6, 2009 1:14:00 pm

A new study has found that males who think they may lose their jobs become more depressed and stressed than women in the same situation.

Green tea ‘helps promote healthy teeth,gums’

March 6, 2009 1:06:09 pm

A study found that people who drink green tea regularly have superior periodontal health than those who had less green tea.

Earlier family violence worsens older women’s well-being

March 6, 2009 12:47:49 pm

Older women exposed to high levels of family violence during lifetimes are likely to have poor health,according to a new study.

Coming soon: A vaccine for diabetes?

March 6, 2009 12:34:46 pm

Scientists have claimed that a vaccine to prevent children from developing diabetes could be developed,after they discovered a link between a family of viruses and the disease.

Sugar overdose can accelerate ageing

March 6, 2009 12:21:16 pm

You need not search for that fountain of youth to stay young,for ageing can be kept at bay just by cutting back on sugar intake.

Older boozers get plastered faster than younger ones

March 6, 2009 12:13:23 pm

After all of their admonitions about safe drinking,it turns out older adults can’t handle booze as well as they think.

Optimists live longer and healthier lives: Study

March 6, 2009 11:30:13 am

Optimists live longer,healthier lives than pessimists,US researchers said in a study that may give pessimists one more reason to grumble.