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Study: mentally ill people less likely to be violent

US Health - Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:30

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According to a new study of the mentally ill in Sweden done on a large scale, mentally ill people have much lesser chances to commit a violent crime if they are on medication prescribed by a psychiatrist.

Numerous mental-wellbeing masters say the association between the two is exaggerated in the minds of general people.

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Healthier lifestyle can save 23 percent lives in England and Wales

US Health - Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:27

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Unhealthy lifestyle habits like eating junk food, drinking and smoking have caused a steep increase in the number of deaths in the country.

The most significant reason for avoidable deaths among the population of England and Wales is lung cancer for ladies and heart disease for men.

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Opposition asks to levy ban on use of tanning beds by youngsters

US Health - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 09:28

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The Opposition party at Saskatchewan says that it is only right to ban young people from using tanning beds owing to the high risk of skin cancer.

The NDP highlighted that there is enough medical proof that there is high risk of skin cancer by the use of tanning beds and the most susceptible are the younger lot.

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Study finds people who claim to see Jesus on their toast are normal

US Health - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 09:22

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Several hundred people have reported having seen the image of Jesus or Virgin Mary burnt on their daily toast or in the shape of their potatoes. However most think of such people as overreacting or simply behaving crazy but a recent study found that such a phenomenon is completely normal.

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Humans can recognise just two faces in a crowd :Study

US Health - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 09:15

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A new study has found that even if there are famous people in a crowd a human can recognise just two faces at a given time. The study to understand the human ability to recognise faces was done by setting up experiments by Volker Thoma of the University of East London in the UK.

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Low testosterone levels increase risk of prostate cancer reclassification

US Health - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 09:03

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As per a research published online on May 4 in BJU International men who are constantly being monitored for prostate cancer and have serious drop in the levels of testosterone may be at increased risk for reclassification of the disease.

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Study: two in five Toronto kids under four never visited a dentist

US Health - Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:05

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As per the findings of a new study 39 percent children in Toronto under the age of four years have never been to a dentist.

A study published by Dr. Jonathon Maguire in the medical journal Pediatrics shows that two out of five kids never got any dental care and the ones who had most chances of developing cavities were least likely to visit a dentist.

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Young blood transfusion in old people can make their brains behave like young brains

US Health - Tue, 05/06/2014 - 10:59

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Scientists made three different discoveries in mice which if applied in humans can make the brains of old people behave like that of young people which is a major breakthrough and if successful then just a simple blood transfusion can lead to all solutions to aging brains.

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ISL schedule to be finalised by August end

Indian Super LeagueMumbai: The full schedule of the inaugural edition of Indian Super League is expected to be finalised by the end of this month.

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India look to continue momentum against Pakistan

Sunil ChhetriBangalore: Buoyed by their 1-0 win over a dour Pakistan in the last encounter, India will look to build on the momentum when they take on the arch-rivals in the second and final football friendly match  Read more »

New PCB chief stresses on 'consistency, ' rules out major rejig in Pak cricket team

Shaharyar-KhanKarachi, Aug 20 : Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) newly elected chief has ruled out any major changes in the cricket team and has also backed Captain Misbahul Haq despite a dismal performance by the Pakistan team in the Test Series in Sri Lanka.  Read more »

Of prodigies and Pakistan cricket!

Of prodigies and Pakistan cricket!New Delhi - Known to have produced a number of cricketing prodigies over the years, Pakistan is still a country where teenage cricketers can dream of representing the nation with the minimum of experience,  Read more »

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart unlikely to be charged over killing another driver on track

Tony-StewartWashington, Aug 11 : The authorities have said that the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) driver Tony Stewart hit and killed another driver who had been walking on a track during  Read more »

Honda's Marc Marquez wins 10th MotoGP race in a row to equal Mick Doohan's record

Honda's Marc Marquez wins 10th MotoGP race in a row to equal Mick Doohan's recordLondon, Aug 11 - Honda's motorcycle road racer Marc Marquez has won his 10th MotoGP race in a row at Indianapolis to equal Mick Doohan's  Read more »