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Scientists uncover how high cholesterol levels cause bone loss
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Scientists have uncovered how high cholesterol levels bring about bone loss, potentially opening the way to new approaches for treating osteoporosis.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 4:51:41 PM

Swine flu may kill up to 90,000 in US: Post
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) As much as half the American population could be infected with swine flu and it could kill up to 90,000 people, The Washington Post quoted a presidential panel as saying Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 4:21:15 PM

Positive work experiences also brighten home life
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Dedicated employees carry over their positive work experiences into their home life, brightening up family interactions, a new study says.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 3:22:02 PM

Aero Club of India to get Cessna simulators
Toronto, Aug 25 (IANS) The Aero Club of India has signed a deal with Canada's Mechtronix Systems Inc. to purchase two state-of-the-art flight stimulators for training.The two simulators will be used at New Delhi and Patiala flying clubs to impart instrument training to students.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 2:05:03 PM

Excess fat in liver likely to trigger heart disease
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Excess fat in the liver is more likely to trigger heart disease and diabetes, says a new study.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 1:20:01 PM

Obesity leads to erectile dysfunction
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Obesity is likely to render 30 to 40 percent males over 50 years more vulnerable to erectile dysfunction (ED).

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 1:13:46 PM

Companies use information on networking sites
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Personal information, shared by half a billion people on social networking sites, might be leaked to companies wanting to take advantage of their browsing habits and even specific identities, says a new study.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 1:11:55 PM

Zellweger, Cooper engaged
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellweger has got engaged to her co-star Bradley Cooper and was seen sporting a simple but elegant diamond ring.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 1:03:47 PM

Melanie Griffith in rehab again
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) Actress Melanie Griffith, known for her roles in 'Body Double' and 'Something Wild', has checked into a rehabilitation centre in Utah to get rid of her drinking habit.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 12:51:12 PM

NASA delays launch of space shuttle Discovery
Cape Canaveral, Aug 25 (DPA) The launch of the space shuttle Discovery was delayed for one day Tuesday due to bad weather conditions in the area of the launch site at Cape Canaveral, NASA said.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:44:40 AM

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