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Eat pistachios to cut down cancer risk
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Eating pistachios daily can cut down the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 4:01:01 PM

Umbilical stem cells help recover lost vision
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Umbilical stem cells may help recover lost vision for those with corneal disease, says a new study.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 4:00:10 PM

Airport questioning trapped David Headley
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Dodgy answers to questions by an airport inspector about his overseas travels that he could not back with documentary proof put Pakistani American David Headley, alias Daood Gilani, who has been charged with helping to plan the Mumbai terror assault, on the primary scanner of US investigators, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 3:03:08 PM

Casual sex is not damaging
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Young adults engaging in casual sex don't seem to be at increased risk for harmful psychological outcomes as compared to sexually active young adults in more committed relationships, says a new study.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 1:27:04 PM

Parents oblivious about protecting babies from SIDS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Placing infants on their backs for sleep can help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). But a study suggests that parents are becoming increasingly oblivious about protecting their babies from the syndrome, a study suggests.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 1:26:38 PM

Canadian group to open campuses in India
Toronto, Dec 9 (IANS) A Canadian educational company has announced it was licensing its brand for opening new educational institutions in India.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 1:26:13 PM

Nuts can help you cut down lung cancer risk
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Munching on pistachios daily can cut down the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 1:05:01 PM

'Pakistan-Afghanistan border epicentre of Islamic extremism'
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) America is focused on the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan in its war on terror as it is the epicentre of global Islamic extremism and the origin of the Sep 11 terror attack, according to the US military chief.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 1:00:34 PM

Impulsive eaters most likely to be obese
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) 'Guilt-ridden dieters', impulsive eaters and those too busy to focus on food, are most likely to show signs of obesity, says a new study.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 1:00:19 PM

Compassion, key to human survival and progress
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Social scientists have unearthed ample evidence to show that compassion is the key to human survival and progress.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 12:54:12 PM

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