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Controversial Levis jean ad to be withdrawn

It was an ad with a macabre sense of humour. It stirred up a controversy. Now it is being withdrawn from televisions all over the United States. Levis Strauss officially announced that the advertisement in question might not be used again. This followed complaints from many who felt that they did not enjoy the advertisement poking fun at organ donation. ..The ad shows an unconscious man falling f...

Watching television for long hours could lead to agressiveness

Researchers claim that children who watch television for long hours are more likely to be agitated.The research was carried out by Jeffrey Johnson, of Columbia University// and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. His team tracked more than 700 children through adolescence to adulthood. ....They found that those who had watched one or more hours of television a day appeared much more likely...

Watching television linked to smoking

In the United States smoking is the leading preventable cause of death. Turning off the television could prevent young people from smoking. A new study finds the more an adolescent watches television, the more likely they are to start smoking. //The risk of disease increases the earlier in life one starts to smoke. About 5 million adolescents smoke and that number has been increasing since 1990....

Televisions ruling baby's world!

A new research by psychologists at the Tufts University in Boston has revealed that children as young as 12 months old are influenced by emotions displayed on television. They also use emotional information picked up from adults around them to make decisions. ....Donna Mumme, assistant professor of psychology at Tufts University, and her team tested //babies, showing actors reacting on a videotap...

Is it ok to let kids watch too much of television?

A recent study done to evaluate the current trend of young children regarding television viewing has provided some alarming results, with nearly 60 percent of kids younger than age two watching more than an hour of TV a day. //The hours of TV watching is also consistently high amongst 3 to 5 year olds who watch TV for an average of two hours or more. ..If you are under the impression that letting...

Television soaps showing unrealistic coma survival and recovery

British Medical Journal reports that television soaps or serials give a false picture about coma survival and recovery rates in coma patients. Researchers compiled 10 years data of sufferings felt // by coma patients and found that the rate of survival and recovery shown in television soaps is not true as the study show that only 8% of coma patients in soaps died during coma for instance, compar...

Direct To Home: Television Provides Powerful Fillip to Smoking Cessation Campaigns.

American Journal of Preventive Medicine has weighed the impact of advertisements that carry an anti-smoking message, with other types of cessation help -nicotine // replacement therapy (NRT), prescribed medications, professional help or advice, self-help materials, cessation programs, telephone quit line, or web-based cessation sites. ..The study has revealed that television advertisements were...

Australian Kids High On Television And Low On Sleep

A new study has now found that young boys in Australia spend more than a one-third of their waking hours, in front of the TV and as a consequence face an increased risk of sleep disorder//, obesity and other behavioral problems. ......The study was conduced on nearly 1000 boys between the age of 10 to 13. Alarmingly, the study found that these boys on an average spend four hours watching TV or p...

PharmaVentures Exploits Fastest Growing Media Channel to Launch First Pharmaceutical Business Television Show

PharmaVentures today announces the launch of a brand new internet-based ..television show//: PharmaVentures Business Review. ....Dr Fintan Walton, CEO, PharmaVentures, says, ‘This show, the first in a ..monthly series, provides viewers across the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors with insightful analysis and debate covering major transactions and industry trends. It gives exclusive access...

Children’s Television Viewing Linked to Early Pubert

A latest report published in the current issue of Biologist, the journal of the Institute of Biology suggests that children// who spend long hours in front of television or computers are said to be at a greater risk for developing various diseases later in life. ..Aric Sigman, a psychologist who undertook this study reveals that increase in time spent before TV or computer by children may have h...

Interactive Digital Television to Monitor Health

Alejandro Fanjul Fernández designs a telemedicine system using interactive digital television. // ....Telecommunications engineer at the Public University of Navarre, Alejandro Fanjul Fernández, has designed a pioneering system of telemedicine for interactive digital television. This system enables the monitoring and treatment of and support for both patients and elderly people, from the comfort...

Smoking on Television is Harmful to the Health of the Nation's Youth: BMA

Deirdre Barlow is obviously stressed. Who wouldn’t be with a daughter like Tracey! But is that a good enough reason to show her puffing her way through// a mountain of cigarettes three or four times a week? ....Deirdre Anne Barlow (née Hunt, formerly Langton and Rachid) is a long-running character on the ITV soap opera Coronation Street. She has been played by Anne Kirkbride since 1972. Deirdre...

Fast Food Chains Face Ban from Malaysian Children's Television

Malaysia has banned fast-food companies from sponsoring or advertising on children's television programmes to curb the increasing incidence of health problems caused by bad eating habits, news reports said Saturday. ......Health Minister Chua Soi Lek said the cabinet had agreed all fast-food chains be required to detail the cholesterol, fat and sugar content of their products, the Star daily rep...
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