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China’s life expectancy rises, but health inequalities remain

According to a new research, last two decades have seen a rise in the life expectancy in every province of China, but the large inequalities between provinces remain, suggesting that localisation of policies will be crucial to government health reforms Two new studies reveal for the first time how health in different regions of China has changed in recent decades. ...

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Feds confiscate lethal-injection drugs imported by 2 states

Federal authorities have confiscated shipments of a lethal-injection chemical that Arizona and Texas tried to bring in from abroad, saying such imports are illegal — a move that compounds the nation’s severe shortage of execution drugs. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it impounded orders of sodium thiopental, an anesthetic that has been used in past executions in ...

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Kabir Bakul, Dinat Munni at Aamar Ami

Noted lyricist Kabir Bakul and popular singer Dinat Jahan Munni will be present as invited guests at Banglavision’s tonight’s celebrity talk show titled Aamar Ami. Produced by Sajjad Hussein and hosted by Rumana Malik Munmun, the show will be aired tonight at 9:05pm on Banglavision. In the programme, both Kabir Bakul and Dinat Munni will share and talk about various ...

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Bindu-Asif’s first marriage anniversary

Viewers’ choice popular actress Afsan Ara Bindu tied the nuptial knot with industrialist Asif Malik on October 24 in 2014. After marriage of one year Bindu was totally out of acting. She informed that she has not yet plan to return to acting. Bindu is now staying at Asif Malik’s father’s residence at Queen’s Village in USA. One month ago, ...

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‘Under Construction’ in two major South American film festivals

Under Construction has been invited to participate in two major film festivals in South America; Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil and the Festival de Cine de Bogota, Colombia. Both festivals are recognised by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). The 39th edition of Sao Paulo International Film Festival (a leading film festival in Latin America), also known ...

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Kareena Kapoor Khan has done a fantastic job staying away from controversy for quite some time now. Truth is, she has too much on her plate to be making any slip-ups. The Pataudi Begum was recently seen in Dubai taking part in an Ki and Ka event. But rumours have it, she was there for more than just a promotional ...

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Kaley Cuoco adopts puppy

Actress Kaley Cuoco Welcomed a new puppy to her family and has named it Chester. “Welcome to the family Chester Cuoco! thank you @pawworks #couldnthelpmyself #savethemall #iblamemymomforshowingmehispicture @peteyleo,” Cuoco wrote on Instagram, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “The Big Bang Theory” star revealed her sweet morning tradition with her eldest dog Norman. “Every single morning, Norman stands right at my feet as I ...

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Fitoor ignited passion in me as an actor: Katrina Kaif

Actress Katrina Kaif says her forthcoming film Fitoor re-inspired her and ignited the passion in her as an actor. “Fitoor is a script I fell in love with the moment I heard it. I was very excited and passionate about it. When I started working on the film, we initially went slow, then I started understanding things,” Katrina told PTI. ...

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Theater training improves social skills of autism child

A 40-hour, 10-week theatrical intervention program can improve social abilities of children with autism, finds a new study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. The program known as ‘SENSE Theater’ was developed by Blythe Corbett, an associate professor at the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.The study showed that children with autism who participated in the program showed considerable ...

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Depressed women are prone to shopping addiction

A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology indicates that shopping addiction is more common among depressed women with low self-esteem.The study, which reveals some definite tendencies among individuals due to which they develop a shopping dependency, also shows that the women tend to visit shopping malls more often as it helps them to avoid unpleasant feelings.According to ...

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