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Cataracts linked to Increasing Incidence of Depression in Older Adults: Chinese Researchers

Going beyond diabetes, scientists found that older adults with cataracts too are more likely to have symptoms of depression, ruling out the belief that they are independent of each other.  They attributed the link to vision loss that might cause older adults to become isolated and withdrawn, or even refusing to seek treatment for cataracts. According to new research by ...

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2 World Bank Surveys Show Large Banks Triggering Financial Exclusion

Two World Bank surveys confirm that large global banks are restricting or terminating relationships with other financial institutions and that banking services for money-transfer operators have become increasingly limited, leading to financial exclusion at a time when the financial inclusion was the buzzword world over. The surveys, carried out from April to October 2015, sought to gauge whether large banks ...

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Black Friday 2015: eBay, TNS Study Shows Early Shopping Season This Year

A new study released today by eBay and TNS shows that consumers are starting their holiday shopping earlier than in previous years. The study notes that the number of Americans who waited until December to start their Christmas shopping declined by 7% from 2014 to 2015. Instead, respondents said they are increasingly starting their shopping in November, especially women, with ...

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When Donald Trump Topped Google Search Last Week…

Google’s trending searches list last week has thrown up surprising results and Donald Trump is again on the top though the TV show garnered more than 24 million viewers on the Fox this week. The Grand Old Party With 10 candidates on stage for the prime-time event, Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate debate did seem quite a bit like a party. An ...

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Young people want to be better educated about sex from parents

A gap exists between the type of sex education young people want and what they receive, says a study. Researchers investigating how young men and women learn about sex found that young people want to receive more information about sex and relationships from their parents. “The terrain young people have to navigate as they are growing up has changed considerably ...

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Why Apple Inc Stock Downfall Prediction at $60 is Wrong?

Apple Inc (AAPL) stock will plummet by 50%, according to Berenberg, a German investment bank citing the Cupertino-based tech giant’s over-dependence on iPhone alone with no other product to supplement the iPhone’s presence in the market. Apple Insider described the prediction more of a statement than a plausible estimate as it is too “extreme” to iamgine. According to Apple Insider, ...

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Parents Prefer Late School Timings: Survey

About half of the parents in the US support later school timings for their teenagers, shows a survey, which could be true in many parts of the world. The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health was conducted in November/December 2014, following last year’s recommendation from the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) that middle and ...

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CWC 2015: For Indian cricket fans, heart rules over head

The jury is still out on whether skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his boys would be able to recreate history Down Under, but their legions of fans seem confident of the Indian team rescaling the summit at the cricket World Cup, beginning Saturday. Plagued by injury concerns and poor form, the going has been tough for the defending champions. The ...

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Women for alone time, men for romance on V-Day: Survey

Close to 70 percent women want to spend Valentine’s Day Feb 14 by themselves or with family and friends instead of a romantic jaunt with their someone special, a survey by a leading Indian matrimonial site said Thursday. A survey conducted by Jeevansathi.com with more than 4700 people — 2025 women and 2675 men — encompassing various age groups, revealed ...

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Special gifts top women’s preference for must-haves on V-Day: Groupon Survey

​Most women like to be pampered almost everyday, but Valentine’s Day is one day when they expect “special gifts” from their lovers, reveals a study. So, men get creative. Daily deals site Groupon India’s Valentine’s Day survey shows that women hope for an exciting experience they can tell all their friends about. The research, which polled over 2,000 adults across ...

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Sex after 70 still high in 54 percent of men, says UK study

Older people are continuing to enjoy active sex lives well into their seventies and eighties, according to new research from The University of Manchester and NatCen Social Research. More than half (54%) of men and almost a third (31%) of women over the age of 70 reported they were still sexually active, with a third of these men and women ...

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How emotional are people to their smartphones?

People are becoming emotionally attached to their smartphones ever since 2007 when iPhone was launched giving an edge with a computer in their pockets, said researchers from Loughborough University and University of Iceland in Reykjavik. Now apart from making phone calls and sending text messages, smartphone users have immediate access to the Internet, social media and network systems, e-mail accounts, ...

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Bigg Boss 8 grand finale: Gautam Gulati to get top award this time?

#BB8 #BiggBossHallaBol #livefeed Gautam Bann Gaya Ghazini !! pic.twitter.com/zRQpYj4JYd — BIGGBOSS LiveNews (@BiggBoss8Latest) January 12, 2015 The “Bigg Boss 8” will honour housemate Gautam Gulati with the top award in the grand finale, said Bigg Boss Live News, a Twitter handle known for releasing inside stories online by some insider. In fact, #GautamGulatiFever is trending on Twitter for 2 days ...

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India Population to be Even by 2020: Survey

With the fertility rate falling faster than expected, a 2013 survey results of a sample registration survey (SRS) conducted by registrar general showed that India will reach replacement levels by 2020 with the total fertility rate in 8 States below 2 children per woman. The data released on Monday shows that the Total Fertility Rate or the average number of ...

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Post-Immigration Reforms, Obama’s approval rating falls to 39%

President Barack Obama’s approval rating fell to 39 percent, according to a survey released on Tuesday as voters were divided about the executive action on measures he has taken to suspend the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants or undocumented foreigners. The survey, carried out by Quinnipiac University by interviewing 1,623 registered voters between Nov 18-23, found that Obama’s approval ...

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Women reach sexual peak at age 26: Poll

Do you know when it is perfect to ask your girlfriend for a night out? Ask her when it is her 26th birthday. According to a poll in San Francisco, women reach their sexual peaks at age 26 while men peak later – at 32. The poll, that included 1,000 adults, defined “peak” as the period where participants said they ...

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