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Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

...lucose, the study said. Systolic refers to the top reading for blood pressure, and diastolic the bottom reading. Consuming dark chocolate also helped reduce the prevalence of hypertension, or high blood pressure, from 86 percent to 68 percent, it said. The participants who ate white chocolate saw no redu...

Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children

Playing video games may mean spending less time reading or doing homework, according to a new research on ...ers who play videogames spent 30 percent less time reading and 34 percent less time doing homework, said the study by researchers at the University of Michigan...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...olate reduced the systolic blood pressure, the top reading of the blood pressure, by 2.9 units, and the diastolic blood pressure, the bottom reading of blood pressure by 1.9 units. The white chocolate had no effect on blood pressure," "Although th...

Harry Potter Final Book - Prediction and Expectations

...of the book," Westman said. "For example, you keep reading in the first book to figure out whether Harry and his friends are going to figure out what the philosopher's or sorcerer's stone is, and you read later to try and figure out who Sirius Black is and whether he's going to be on Harry's side or on Volde...

777 Couples Married on 7.07.07

...he world and so on. Astrology, numerology, tarot reading all depend on numbers to make predications. In fact all the years from 2001 to 2012 will have these kind of dates. So wait for 8.08.08, 9.09.09, 10.10.10, 11.11.11 and finally 12.12.12....

Backpacks and Backaches

...ckpack onto the scale and note the weight. If this reading indicates 15% more than your body weight, then my friend, your back is in for trouble! In India, heavy school bags became such a weighty issue, that the Indian Parliament introduced The Children School Bags (Limitation On Weight) Bill, 2006. Accord...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

...ogical Health, the device will reduce the need for reading glasses for adults 40 and older, who have laser in-situ keratomileusis surgery to correct distance vision. The surgery encompasses a procedure in which the surgeon cuts a flap in the outer layer of the cornea in order to remove a small amount of ti...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

...arm, which meant she found out about the report by reading about it in The Press. Kane said faith in the board and in the emergency department was "shaky" after the release of the report. Kane said several GPs had told her the public no longer felt confident visiting the department, putting extra pressur...

Additives in Baby Products Raise Fresh Concerns in New Zealand

...consumers themselves have to take precautions like reading the labels to protect themselves. Some parents had complained that they babies had diarrhea when they used the formula. But NZFSA officials were unable to enforce a recall because under New Zealand law they would first have to prove Fos was harm...

Nemcova Turns Veggie to Save Fish

... gave up meat and dairy products in February after reading an article about the extinction of fishes. "I read that if we fish the way we fish, in 2048 there will be no more fish left, which is pretty soon. So it's a statement," Contactmusic quoted Nemcova, as saying. The Czech catwalk star insisted that ...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

...ility such as Motherboard Monitor. A temperature reading of higher than 60 degrees Celsius on any internal component is generally a cause for concern, especially if that temperature is reached at bootup, when the PC is not under stress. Occasionally temperatures for a CPU - the main processor in your compu...

Two, Not One Networks Rule Brain's Voluntary Chain-of-command

... This includes an immense range of activities from reading a word to searching for a star to singing a song, but likely does not include uncontrolled behaviors such as control of the pulse rate or digestion. "This was a big surprise. We knew several brain regions contribute to top-down control, but most of...

Iraq's Orphans Left to the Kindness of Strangers

...ve to 16, are active and healthy. Volunteers teach reading and math, play with the children, sew clothes, and... activities and sometimes give the kids lessons in reading and mathematics," says Salim Hassan, a volunteer, as he rinses out pans used to cook the children's ...

JK Rowling Intensifies Her Disabled Children's Rights Crusade

...ions. Rowling began her campaign last year after reading a description of the scandal in The Sunday Times in 2004, which featured a picture of Vasek Knotek, a young boy in a care home near Prague whose face emerged from a bed encircled by heavy mesh. In a heart-rending article, Rowling has described the ...

Ninth HIV-infected Child Dies in Kazakhstan

...DS centre said. The death came as a court began reading a verdict in a suit against 21 officials accused in the case for negligence, corruption and fraud. If sentenced they could face between four and nine years in prison. The accused have all denied the charges over the infections at hospitals in Kazak...

Repeated Brain Stimulation in Old Age can Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

Activities that stimulate the brain, such as reading the newspaper or playing chess, reduces the risk of the elderly developing Alzheimer's, a new study shows. As a part of the study researchers Rush University Medical Center followed more that 700 people in Chicago, with an average age of 80, for u...

New Cervical Cancer Test Increases the Detection Rate of Abnormal Cells

...today by Dr Davey, researchers used a computerised reading system, known as a Thin Prep Imager (TPI) to evaluate LBC slides. The programme would highlight any slides which needed further examination. These were looked at by a cytologist. Samples were taken from 55,164 Australian women. From each single col...

Hundreds of Thousands Attend Madrid Gay Pride Parade

... Pride, with participants marching behind a banner reading "We will not compromise on equality." The throng was made up of young people, couples and families as well as transvestites and drag queens, dancing to deafening music from the floats under the shadow of rainbow flags. But amid the fun was a seri...

Eyeing a Good Memory - Not an Exercise in Futility!

...ity students were given recordings of a male voice reading 20 lists of 15 words. The subjects were then provided a list and asked to choose what they had just heard. The study revealed that students who had moved their eyes from side to side performed better -10 per cent more than the rest. In contrast the u...

Studies Reveal Inappropriate Use Of Drug-Coated Stents

... start to do that, you'd better have a pretty good reading on what the risks are.' In conclusion, all experts stress one additional point: Anyone who gets a drug-coated stent, on- or off-label, must be willing to take anticlotting medications for a year or more....

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