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Sex doesn’t sell in movies: Study

December 31, 2009 12:10:58 pm

For filmmakers,who tend to cash in on sexy scenes,a new study shows audiences prefer modesty.

Men feel guiltier after sexual infidelity,women after emotional transgression

December 31, 2009 12:01:17 pm

Men feel guiltier following sexual infidelity,while women feel bad after an emotional transgression,concludes a new study.

Revealed: The sugary secret of temptation!

December 30, 2009 3:06:52 pm

In what could be claimed a research into the sugary secret of temptation,scientists have discovered what makes cakes and desserts still look good even when people are full to bursting.

Swine flu vaccine made by killing sharks

December 30, 2009 12:12:58 pm

Reports indicate that vaccines being made to protect people from swine flu are developed by killing sharks,thus endangering the animals further.

Acupuncture boosts libido,decreases hot flashes in breast cancer patients

December 30, 2009 11:33:40 am

A new study has shown that acupuncture not only helps reduce hot flashes,but also improves sex drive of breast cancer patients.

Swine flu virus could still mutate,warns WHO chief

December 30, 2009 11:09:38 am

The head of the WHO has stressed the need to "guard against complacency" concerning the global swine flu pandemic.

Gulf’s first awake brain surgery performed on Indian

December 29, 2009 2:36:00 pm

A 38-year-old Indian has undergone a complicated surgery where doctors successfully removed a tumour from his brain while he was awake.

Glamour world gets bombarded with fashion weeks in 2009

December 29, 2009 10:55:37 am

Trend wise,innovation became the key for both the old horses and the greenhorns as they played with a variety of themes in their collections.

Getting real with New Year resolutions

December 29, 2009 10:23:47 am

New Year's resolutions: We make them,we break them,we make them again.

A chilli pill that cuts as many calories as 80-min walk

December 28, 2009 12:07:04 pm

Scientists claimed to have developed a slimming pill that can burn off as many calories as 80 minutes of walk or a 25-minute jog,while you sit.


First wave of scare over,Mumbai prays to keep second at bay

December 28, 2009 9:11:48 am

Mumbai in 2009 reeled under the swine flu scare and it is yet far from over as experts anticipate a second wave of the disease in winter.


China treating severe swine flu with blood plasma

December 26, 2009 4:08:35 pm

China has started treating severely infected swine flu patients with blood plasma donated by survivors,a therapy not yet proven to work but one that has shown potential to save lives.

India to develop swine flu vaccine by early next year: Azad

December 26, 2009 11:12:39 am

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that India would develop the swine flu vaccine by early next year after completion of animal and human trials.

Swine flu vaccine by April: Azad

December 25, 2009 6:59:19 pm

The swine flu vaccine will be brought out by March or April next year after completion of animal and human trials,Union Health Minister said.

Single dose of H1N1 vaccine enough to protect infants,kids

December 22, 2009 12:28:04 pm

Infants and children can be protected from H1N1 virus with just one dose of vaccine,a new study claims.

Abdominal surgery ‘risky for older patients’

December 22, 2009 12:21:57 pm

Older adults have a higher risk of complications and death after commonly performed abdominal surgical procedures,according to a new study.

Depressed people can’t sustain positive feelings

December 22, 2009 10:27:51 am

People who suffer from depression cannot sustain activity in brain areas related to positive emotion.

Prenatal baby aspirin not harmful to infants: Study

December 22, 2009 9:42:39 am

Baby aspirin taken for high-risk pregnancy complications does not appear to harm brain development.

Men prefer less leggy girls

December 21, 2009 11:40:59 am

Women had got it all wrong all this while – a new study says men prefer girls a little less leggy.

Women more prone to wrinkling

December 21, 2009 11:14:16 am

A new study has confirmed that women wrinkle more easily than men.

ICMR to launch low-cost Swine Flu diagnostic kit

December 19, 2009 3:29:32 pm

A low-cost diagnostic tool kit that can detect the swine flu virus in just five minutes is being developed by the ICMR.

Obese teens ‘risk snoring harm’

December 19, 2009 12:27:49 pm

Obese teenagers are at higher risk of an unhealthy snoring problem,but overweight kids are not,a new study on obstructive sleep apnea has revealed.

Skull bone may help tackle osteoporosis

December 19, 2009 12:11:45 pm

British scientists have found fundamental differences between the bone which makes up the skull and the bones in our limbs.

One pct of US children have autism: Study

December 19, 2009 12:03:00 pm

Autism,a brain disorder that interferes with communication and social skills,affected an estimated one in 110 American 8-year-olds in 2006.

Chemo drugs may lead to cognitive decline

December 18, 2009 1:33:29 pm

A new study from University of Rochester Medical Centre has shown that four commonly used chemotherapy drugs disrupt the birth of new brain cells,eventually leading to a decline in cognitive function.