Archive: 04/15/2009

Music reduces stress in heart disease patients

Listening to music may benefit patients who suffer severe stress and anxiety associated with having and undergoing treatment for coronary heart disease. A Cochrane Systematic Review found that listening to music could decrease ...

Apr 15, 2009
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Energy drinks work -- in mysterious ways

Runners clutching bottles of energy drink are a common sight, and it has long been known that sugary drinks and sweets can significantly improve athletes' performance in endurance events. The question is how?

Apr 15, 2009
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Study confirms 3 Neanderthal sub-groups

The Neanderthals inhabited a vast geographical area extending from Europe to western Asia and the Middle East 30,000 to 100,000 years ago. Now, a group of researchers are questioning whether or not the Neanderthals ...

Apr 15, 2009
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Exercise reduces falls in older people

Exercise programmes are an effective option for preventing falls among older people living in the community. There is less evidence at present for the effectiveness of other interventions, such as home safety improvements ...

Apr 15, 2009
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India's Infosys posts profit dip on slowdown

India's Infosys Technologies said Wednesday its consolidated net profit for the fiscal fourth-quarter rose 29 percent from a year earlier, but fell sequentially due to the global slowdown.

Apr 15, 2009
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