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When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

...inted with LSD so that he would burst into fits of laughter during a television interview, said Escalante, author of a book that documents 167 plots against Castro. But it was the CIA's plans to poison Castro with botulinum toxins in the early 1960s that came closest to succeeding. The agency acknowledged...

A Fit of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgery

...fit , her face had a scowl and a guttural sinister laughter would emanate from her throat, as she convulsed. This had led her to be named as "The Joker face," by her physician, Dr. Steven Schneider, of Schneider Children's Hospital in New Hyde Park. This girl, all of 3 years suffered a very uncommon type ...

'Metro' - a Witty Look at Insensitivities of City Life

...itty, "Metro" moves through a laconic labyrinth of laughter and some stifled sobs. Sanjeev Dutta's dialogues are very indicative of the characters' inner world. They slice right into the characters' hearts and give us an insight into the machinations of people so busy realizing their dreams that they even f...

A ‘Fit’ of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgey

...it//, her face had a scowl and a guttural sinister laughter would emanate from her throat, as she convulsed. This had led her to be named as "The Joker face," by her physician, Dr. Steven Schneider, of Schneider Children's Hospital in New Hyde Park. This girl, all of 3 years suffered a very uncommon type ...

Benevolence Linked To Laughter

A new study claims that laughter brings out the humanitarian facet and the obliging nature from people besides being an excellent therapeutic aid//. This research was conducted by Mark van Vugt and his team from the University of Kent. People who were involved in this study were ...

Busting the Exam Blues

... movie or a comic show and enjoy the goodness of laughter ? Listen to some soothing music to calm your nerves ? Engage in a conversation with a friend ? Adopt a relaxation technique like deep breathing, yoga, meditation or a gentle massage to reduce your anxiety ? Herbal tea, especially ...

Researcher Studies Benefits of Reminiscing About Laughter

...h to see if intentionally reminiscing about shared laughter had benefits for couples,” she said. Bazzini, El...ed to reminisce about shared laughter, independent laughter (an event that did not involve their partner), a shared positive experience, or an independent posit...

Cataplexy During Status Cataplecticus Resembles REM Sleep

...curs during times of intense emotional states like laughter or anger. Cataplexy is one of the symptoms of// narcolepsy, which is a compulsive disorder to fall asleep. In narcolepsy there are compulsive sleep attacks and the person has an irresistible urge to sleep even in the most unlikely circumstances lik...

Come Apart and Rest Awhile – It’s Christma!

... each of the daughters. The money brought back the laughter in their lives and happiness in their heart. Ever since, Santa Claus has become an inseparable part of Christmas. The custom of using a star to light up homes has an interesting story behind it. According to the legend, it is believed that a shini...

Little Makoda-Poster Girl For Leukemia Awareness Campaign Losses Her Battle Of Life

...and said that their daughters smile and infectious laughter will live forever in their hearts. The doctors have explained that the type of leukemia she had is very rare in children. Explaining that around 100 children out of the 800,000 living in British Columbia have cancer, Dr. Schultz said that of those ...

Taiwanese Had A Hearty Laugh On World Laughter Day

...ter Club of India in 1995. Since then, Kataria's laughter movement has spread all over the world. Currently there are some 5,000 laughter clubs in 40 countries, 3,000 of them in India. He has named the first Sunday of May as the World Lau...

Are pretty faces associated with positive trait?

...y little time in classifying the good ones such as laughter or happiness after viewing a pretty face. The researcher concluded by saying that pretty faces are good and makes us think of good thoughts. He also said that the brain functions in such a way that it responds to attractive people better than the...

Heart Is Better Off For Watching Comedy Films

...w were taken before and one minute after phases of laughter or sadness. The brachial artery runs from the shoulder to the elbow, and is a good indicator of blood flow around the body. Brachial artery blood flow was reduced in 14 of the 20 participants after watching movie clips that caused distress. But it...

Genuine Laughter Is The Best Medicine!

... all is now proven by research. Apparently genuine laughter is the best medicine according to a report publis...view of Biology//. The study, which explains how laughter has evolved over the past seven million years, found that there are two types of laughter – genuine ...

Are You Ill? Have A Hard Laugh!

...hool. A doctor herself, Takayanagi has prescribed laughter to her patients for years. She recalls a patient ...ith 'You need to laugh hard' scribbled on it. The laughter made him feel more upbeat and he began smiling more, and feeling depressed less frequently, his doct...

Laughter – best medicine to good healt

...archers according to their new study,observed that laughter is best medicine to good health. Laughter clubs fi...L.B.Neelakantaiah, founder and chief anchor of six laughter clubs in Chitradurga. The clubs started by him in April last have attracted a large number of midd...

New drug to multiple sclerosis symptoms

...ulbar affect is often characterized by episodes of laughter and crying in inappropriate situations. The outbursts are often spontaneous and the patients may have very little control over the expressions. The new drug will be helping the patients to control much of their inappropriate emotional outbursts. The...

Prevent Cardiac Problems And Laugh Your Way To Good Health

...paper presented at American College of Cardiology, laughter can be our passport //to good healthy heart. The c...re to find out about how much the participants use laughter to break away from everyday tensions. The researchers found out that the people who scored more than...

The Significance Of A Laugh

...the first physiological evidence // of the role of laughter during psychotherapy. Current research shows laughter is more about communicating emotion than about humor. Researchers videotaped therapeutic sessions an...

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