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Researchers debunk hype over vitamin supplement
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Researchers have debunked the hype over a popular vitamin supplement, being touted in ads as a wondrous dietary compound.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:55:37 AM

Moderate exercise can help insomniacs sleep better
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Moderate aerobic exercises, not heavy exertion, is likely to reduce anxiety and improve the sleep quality of insomniacs, according to a study.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:46:17 AM

Normal sleep, healthy ageing linked: Study
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Normal sleep and healthy ageing are related, according to a study based on an analysis of the sleeping patterns of 2,226 women of over 60 years.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:41:07 AM

Forest fire forces 1,400 to evacuate in northern California
San Francisco, June 12 (DPA) A wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains has forced the evacuation of 1,400 residents as more than 175 firefighters fought the blaze, local media has reported.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 10:29:33 AM

US voices support for n-deal, points to ticking clock
Washington, June 12 (IANS) The United States has reiterated its firm support for the stalled India-US civil nuclear deal while reminding New Delhi of the 'bottom line' of the need to get US congressional approval before it gets into election mode.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 9:13:08 AM

Kamal Nath talks Doha with top US officials
Washington, June 12 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath has held high level discussions with US officials on how to take forward the Doha round of world trade talks stalled over differences on market opening in agriculture.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 8:36:05 AM

Canada apologizes for abuse of aboriginal children inschools
Montreal, June 12 (DPA) Two years after the Canadian government reached a $1.9-billion settlement over the abuse of aboriginal children in special schools, Canada's prime minister formally apologized Wednesday for the suffering.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 8:34:35 AM

US defends airstrike in Pakistan
Washington, June 12 (DPA) US airstrikes that may have killed Pakistani soldiers along the Afghan border was a legitimate act of self-defence, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 8:31:29 AM

US stocks down on Fed outlook, oil prices
New York, June 12 (DPA) Major US stock indices plunged Wednesday as the price of oil climbed, financial shares plummeted and the Federal Reserve warned the economy has remained sluggish over the last two months.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 4:25:14 AM

Space telescope launched to spy on black-holes
Washington, June 11 (DPA) After several delays, the US space telescope GLAST Wednesday was heading for a mission expected to shed light on black holes and the gravitational forces causing the universe to expand.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 11:45:28 PM

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