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Fish oil boosts memory function by 15 per cent

Wednesday, 30 November 2011 15:01
London: Including oily fish like salmon and trout in one’s diet can significantly improve memory by almost 15 percent and help prevent the onset of dementia, a new study has found. Welma Stonehouse and her team from the Massey University…

Without dads boys go wild, girls unaffected

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 12:43
Sydney: Adolescent boys are likely to turn to delinquency if they do not have a father figure in their lives. However, the presence or absence of fathers does not seem to affect adolescent girls, says a new study. It found…

‘Home birth’ risky for babies of first-time mums-to-be

Friday, 25 November 2011 12:30
London: Home birth carries a higher risk for the babies of first-time mothers, a new study has found. According to the study of almost 65,000 births in England, it was found that the chance of harm to the baby is…

Public bathrooms ‘home to plethora of bacteria’

Thursday, 24 November 2011 14:59
Washington: In a recent study, researchers have revealed that a plethora of bacteria are all around public bathrooms, from the doors and the floors to the faucet handles and toilet seats and they have the potential of civic health implications.…

Combo menopausal hormone therapy may up breast cancer risk

Monday, 21 November 2011 18:26
Washington: Women taking menopausal hormone therapy that combines estrogen and progestin may be at higher risk of developing breast cancer than women taking estrogen alone, a new study has suggested. Menopausal hormone therapies are given to relieve symptoms in post-menopausal…

Sexual harassment risk at work could mean bigger pay cheques!

Monday, 21 November 2011 16:24
Washington: Workers who are more exposed to sexual harassment at workplace get higher pay cheques, a new study has revealed. Vanderbilt University economist Joni Hersch calculated the first measures of sexual harassment risks at work by industry, age group, and…