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M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

...ry to the stereotype of the solitary gamer with no social skills, we found that children who play M-rated games are actually more likely to play in groups - in the same room, or over the Internet," Olson said. The study suggested that since availability of M-rated games is on the rise, it is important to ...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...d death are now living a life of seclusion, due to social ostracisation. "In remote villages here, whene.... The cases are not made public because of fear of social boycott," said Nand Kishore, a social worker. Authorities have stepped in with medical assistance...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...ligations at work, school, or home; interpersonal, social and legal problems; and/or drinking in hazardous situations. They also have a negative impact on the economy and cause enormous distress and impairment said the researchers who are from Columbia University in New York, New York State Psychiatric I...

Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility

...ans also vary widely in the way in which they form social bonds with their partners, offspring and kin. By m...s, environment, up-bringing and culture to complex social behaviour in our own species, he added. Dr Faulkes presented the research at the annual meeting of...

Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children

...erve how these games might influence academics and social relationships. They gathered data from a sample of children aged 10 to 19 who tracked their activities on a random weekday and a random weekend day. Of the 1,491 who participated, 534 or about 36 percent played video games. Eighty percent of tho...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...cts can be affected like employment, schooling and social life.'' Patients frequently get insufficient tr...ital, the really big issue is still the stigma and social difficulty that surround the diagnosis of epilepsy and its management." It has been seen that women ...

NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People

...contributed by Peterborough City Council for adult social care....

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...e a day, the more likely you are to have health or social consequences, said alcohol researcher Raymond Anton. The thinking is that if you can reduce heavy drinking days or the number of drinks per drinking day, you might actually alleviate some suffering, even though you dont cause the person to be absti...

Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders

...ains; physical capacity, psychological well-being, social relationships and environment. Although all programs appeared to lead to some improvement in quality of life, improvements were significantly greater in the exercise-training group. Exercise training participation also led to improvements in functi...

Now, Dads to Get Text Alerts on How to Raise Their Children

...c performance or seek advice from other parents on social networking sites. The scheme will also organize...and setting up text messages, instant messages and social networks, we will provide help for parents when it suits them best, the Daily Mail quoted Children a...

Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected

...antly, the report concluded that women from poorer social and economic backgrounds were more likely to have abnormal smear results. The annual report also reveals more medical card patients were referred to hospital for colposcopy with abnormal smears than private patients in 2006. A HSE statement said: ...

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

... ever been diagnosed. The study, which evaluated social and communication development in autism spectrum d...reach their full potential. Researchers examined social and communication development in infants at high and low risk for ASD starting at 14 months of age a...

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

... in the UK. young women, Aboriginals and those on social security remain at greatest risk. A University of Calgary, Canada team led by Dr. Robert Myers used administrative data to review over 1500 patients hospitalised for acetaminophen overdose between 1995 and 2004. Since 1995, the hospitalisation ra...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

... in Scotland (ASSIGN), which includes a measure of social deprivation. The research has been conducted usi... cardiovascular disease risk based on age, sex and social deprivation, write the authors. It is therefore likely to be a more equitable tool to inform managem...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...l aged girls be inoculated has caused a stir among social conservatives in the U.S. who argue that such a vaccine would only encourage promiscuity and a false sense of invulnerability to sexual disease. But it appears to be popular among parents of young girls, according to surveys, and at least some reli...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...al negligence" when the couple came to India for a social visit in 1998. Saha has formed "People for Better Treatment" (PBT), a humanitarian society to help the victims of medical negligence and promote better healthcare in India....

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...rsity professor of demography Ian Pool. "This is social engineering of the worst sort," he said. Commissioner for Children Cindy Kiro said Flynn was getting into "dangerous territory if you start making assumptions that there is a direct correlation between your intellectual and emotional intelligence a...

Smoking Bans Spawn 'Smirting': Flirting While Smoking on the Street!

... many singleton smokers who can now experience new social encounters when going outside for a cigarette. This blend of smoking and flirting developed in the countries where a ban on smoking in workplaces was introduced, reports The Sun. The Irish were the first ones to discover the magic of smoking and ...

Star Health Grants Boon To India's HIV-Affected

...with non-government organizations (NGOs) and other social groups to identify HIV cases and offer insurance c...ashamed of accepting this deadly disease, due to social stigma. Thats why we adopted the institutional route in spite of identifying individuals." Accordi...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

...cotland called ASSIGN, which includes a measure of social deprivation. The research has been conducted using... cardiovascular disease risk based on age, sex and social deprivation, write the authors. It is therefore likely to be a more equitable tool to inform managem...

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