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Childhood malnutrition could weaken brain function
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Malnutrition early in life seems to diminish brain function in old age and this has implications for many poor and developing countries, a new study says.

Friday, July 02, 2010 1:38:28 PM

Anti-aging pill shows hope in female infertility
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Taking anti-aging pills could improve the chances of conception in infertile women, says a study.

Friday, July 02, 2010 1:36:22 PM

O.J. Simpson to marry behind bars?
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Former football star and actor O.J. Simpson, who is serving jail term for armed robbery, is reportedly gearing up to marry a pen pal he has never met.

Friday, July 02, 2010 1:30:21 PM

29 killed in Mexico violence
Mexico City, July 2 (IANS) Twentynine people were killed in fights between rival drug gangs in Mexico, officials said.

Friday, July 02, 2010 1:07:08 PM

How does one Bend it like Beckham?
Washington, July 2 (IANS) How does one make a football do things that seem to defy the forces of nature or, as immortalised in the popular movie, Bend it like (David) Beckham?

Friday, July 02, 2010 12:53:57 PM

Madonna setting wrong example for young girls: Helen Reddy
Toronto, July 2 (IANS) Australian pop icon Helen Reddy has blasted Madonna for setting the wrong example for young girls who want to dress like her.

Friday, July 02, 2010 12:52:22 PM

US interested in India's emergence as regional power
Washington, July 2 (IANS) The United States is interested in India's emergence as a regional power, a senior defence policy official has said, describing India an increasingly important partner to the US.

Friday, July 02, 2010 12:10:11 PM

Obama ranked 15th best US president
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Barack Obama has been ranked as the 15th best US president, just below Bill Clinton but ahead of Ronald Reagan, in a new poll of leading presidential scholars.

Friday, July 02, 2010 12:05:20 PM

Tea tree oil found promising in cancer cure
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Tea tree oil may be used in future as a fast, safe, cheap and effective treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers, says a new research.

Friday, July 02, 2010 11:20:40 AM

Brazilian slum dwellers get free internet access
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian slum dwellers, including more than 100,000 residents of Rocinha shantytown, the country's biggest slum, will have free internet access, authorities said.

Friday, July 02, 2010 10:43:17 AM

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