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Indian American to Head Research for One of Costliest Diseases in West January 11, 2019 06:41

An Indian American researcher and his team have received a grant for studying thrombosis, which is a life-threatening condition of blood clots being formed in the arteries and veins. Sriram Krishnaswamy, a researcher at Children's…

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Makar Sankranti 2019: Know Health Benefits of Tilgul Laddu January 09, 2019 12:29

While offering tilgul during Makar Sankranti in Maharashtra, it is a tradition to say 'Tilgul ghya ani goad goad bola,' meaning "Have tilgul and say sweet things." But actually, the humble tilgul can do more…

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Bad Posture During Computer Use Leads to Back Pain January 07, 2019 05:45

Do you suffer from a headache or neck and pain in your back from computer work from time to time? In that case, checking your posture possibly will help, researchers say. Sitting at a computer…

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10 Habits You Need in Your Life for Healthier, Blissful 2019 December 31, 2018 06:39

As the New Year is imminent, it is the moment to start thinking about habits by which you can stay healthier and more contented in 2019. Here, we present you ten simple habits or practices…

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WHO Lays out Recommendations to Save Newborns December 27, 2018 13:15

The recent report released by World Health Organization (WHO) titled Survive and thrive: transforming care for every small and sick newborn, said it is crucial for the world to transform aid for every newborn baby,…

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Beat the Cold by Stitching These Heating Patches to Your Clothes December 17, 2018 07:17

Scientists, including one of the Indian-origin, have developed flexible, battery-powered heating patches that can be stitched into clothes and keep the body warm. The researchers from Rutgers University and Oregon State University found a cost-effective…

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Increases Risk of Prostate Cancer: Study December 10, 2018 11:43

Men with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are four to five times at higher risk of being detected with prostate cancer, according to researchers including one of Indian-origin.IBD is a common chronic condition causing inflammation of…

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New Blood Test to Detect All Types of Cancer Within Minutes December 06, 2018 12:11

The scientists have developed a quick test that can detect all types of cancer from blood or biopsy tissues within minutes. The test, developed by scientific researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia, including…

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Negative Social Cues on Tobacco Packages May Help Smokers Quit November 24, 2018 10:34

Smoking is a hard habit to break since tobacco contains nicotine, which is highly addictive, and nevertheless, researchers have found a solution for this. It has found that tobacco packaging designed to remind people that…

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Coffee Lovers Sensitive to Caffeine's Bitter Taste: Study November 17, 2018 12:00

People who are more sensitive to coffee's bitter taste indeed drink more of the brew, a study suggests.The study which is published in the journal Scientific Reports found that the sensitivity is caused by a…

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Swearing Actually Makes You A Better Person And Badass, Science Says November 16, 2018 07:07

Our fondness for swear words is irresistible and though it has now and then has few drawbacks if used unseemly, it is surprisingly doing wonders for our self-growth. Swearing means you are indeed super smart…

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Over 2 Lakh Indian Children Killed Due to Pneumonia, Diarrhoea in 2016 November 10, 2018 07:45

A new report released Friday said India's vaccination coverage to prevent rotavirus infection, a chief origin of serious diarrhoea in young children, was the lowest among the 15 countries which introduced earlier this year. It…

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