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Dove apologises for racially insensitive ad on Facebook

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 09:50

London, Oct 9 (IANS) Unilever-owned personal care brand Dove has deleted a "three-second video clip" from its Facebook page, apologising for the racially insensitive ad by saying that the company "missed the mark in representing women of colour thoughtfully".

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Sensory loss linked to greater risk of death

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 20:04

New York, Oct 8 (IANS) A natural decline of the five classical senses - vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch -- can predict a number of poor health outcomes, including greater risk of death, says a study.

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Know how to deliver bad news to people

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 11:14

New York, Oct 8 (IANS) Nobody wants to receive bad news, but when they must they prefer receiving it straight, without much buffer, suggests new research.

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Anxiety caused by childhood bullying declines over time

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 18:36

London, Oct 7 (IANS) Do you suffer from anxiety and depression as a result of being bullied as a child? Take heart, these mental health disorders may not continue but decrease over time, suggests a study.

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Superbikers give 'rev salute' to BSF

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 17:00

Amritsar, Oct 7 (IANS) A group of 15 bikers rode from the national capital to the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab to give a 'rev' salute to the Border Security Force (BSF) guards.

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Drinking more water may ward off UTIs in women

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 15:34

New York, Oct 7 (IANS) Do you often suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs)? A new study suggests that drinking an additional three pints of water may reduce the recurrence of UTIs in women.

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Antibiotics for dental procedures may up superbug infection risk

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 14:04

New York, Oct 7 (IANS) If your are planning to visit a dentist, think twice. According to a study, antibiotics prescribed by dentists may contribute to the growing problem of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) -- a serious and potentially deadly infection that causes severe diarrhoea.

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Women at par with men in taking risks

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 16:32

London, Oct 6 (IANS) Women can be just as risk-taking as men or even more so when the conventional macho measures of daring, such as betting money at a high stake poker game or riding a bike without a helmet, are replaced by less stereotypical criteria, reveals a new study.

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Is watching hockey stressful for your heart?

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 15:42

New York, Oct 6 (IANS) Watching a hockey game live or on television may lead to a rise in heart rate, that can have a substantial effect on the cardiovascular system, a research has claimed.

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Facebook's new button to aid users identify fake news

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:42

San Francisco, Oct 6 (IANS) In a move to help identify stories to read, share and trust on their News Feed, Facebook is testing a button that users can tap to access additional information about where the stories came from.

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