The Cancer Rumour mill working over time
The single most important word to make people sit up and take notice in health care apart from AIDS or HIV should be cancer!!!!!!!!!! The mere mention of the word is enough to bolster people to sit up and listen. But should we really accept all that is heard and said about the disease? Or should we...
Research on consequences: Hyperactive girls face problems as adults
...a quarter developed at least three adjustment problems, Dr. Tremblay said, noting additional research is needed into related social aggression such as rumour
spreading, peer group exclusion. We need to find what triggers aggression and how to prevent such behavioural problems.
Nicole Richie is Pregnant and Ready to Get Married
...r, she is neither confirming nor denying her pregnancy to the media.
Apart from her impending motherhood, Richie appears quite excited about a rumour
that Madden might be thinking about tying the nuptial knot with her.
Joel and his brother Benji recently went shopping for an engagement ring,...
Marilyn Monroe was Just too Hygienic for Clark Gable!
...h Gable died of a heart attack.
However, author David Bret in his biography on the actor titled "Clark Gable: Tormented Star" insists that the rumour
was just not true.
Bret writes that the reason why Gable was not 'amorously interested' in the sex symbol was because not only did he have a '...
Now You can Marry in a Mughal Ambience, If You Wish to
...close to him, especially women, that the water around Pinjore Gardens was cursed and could make people deformed.
The actual reason behind this rumour
was the high incidence of goitre in the area at that time.
After the Mughal reign ended in India in 1857, the garden lay neglected till the Ma...
One-third of US Teen Netizens are Victims of Cyber-bullying
... a private e-mail, IM or text messaging forwarded or posted where others could see it, the victim of an aggressive email, IM or text message, having a rumour
spread about them online, or having an embarrassing photograph posted online without permission.
The survey revealed that 39 per cent of youn...
Compensation Demanded For Bengal's Blood Scam Victims
...esting the blood samples.
"We are shocked to notice that in order to shield the unscrupulous healthcare workers and to protect Monozyme India, a rumour
is being spread in the media that the 'kits' were merely out of their expiry dates.
"All blood-test kits (whether antibody- or PCR(polymerase ch...
Administering Polio No Mean Task In U P
... pulse polio drive in this industrial city, thanks to lack of awareness and rumour
mongering, was giving a hard time to Uttar Pradesh health department staff ...ed on their faces.
The CMO attributed this to ignorance about polio or rumour
mongering that the children taking polio drops would become impotent or fal...