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Beat the Cold by Stitching These Heating Patches to Your Clothes December 17, 2018 12:47

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 17:13

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 17:41

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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Ayurveda is Becoming Flourishing Business in India: Report November 28, 2018 12:35

Ayurveda products, a system of medicine with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent, is increasing in popularity and a recent report unveiled at the Global Ayurveda Summit in Kochi has made it definite. The report…

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Negative Social Cues on Tobacco Packages May Help Smokers Quit November 24, 2018 16:04

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 17:30

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 12:37

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 13:15

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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Over 90% of Children Under 15 Breathe Toxic Air: WHO October 30, 2018 12:40

Day-after-day around 93 percent of the world's children under the age of 15 (1.8 billion children) breathe contaminated air that puts their health and growth at serious risk, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in…

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India's Air Quality Slides to Worst Possible Category October 27, 2018 16:56

India's air quality has plummeted to the worst possible category, the government's Central Pollution Control Board said on Friday. The level of PM2.5, a tiny particulate matter that can dangerously block lungs, read 187, over…

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City Life Make Humans Less Kind to Strangers: Study October 26, 2018 17:30

Living in big cities amidst strangers can make people swiftly 'switch off' their propensity to be benevolent and honest to others, mainly when such cooperative behavior would not directly benefit them, according to a study.…

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Flavoured E-Cigarette Possibly More Toxic than Regular Cigar: Study October 13, 2018 15:44

Seasoning and supplement ingredients in e-cigarettes may rise inflammation and damage lung function, according to a study.The research, published in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, as well found that short-term vulnerability…

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