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Blocking a gene may prevent heart diseases

Toronto, July 30 (IANS) Blocking the expression of a gene may help prevent illnesses linked to excessive fat in blood such as cardiovascular and...

Porn viewing a death knell for happy marriage

Porn viewing a death knell for happy marriage New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Married and love to watch some steamy porn together to rekindle the...

Blocking key human protein can stop malaria

London, July 8 (IANS) Scientists have identified a key protein in the human body that, if targeted, can stop the malaria parasite in its...

Options for Small Vessel Heart Disease in Diabetics

If you are a diabetic, have been treated for coronary artery disease with angioplasty, stents or coronary artery bypass graft surgery and the signs...

Sound sleep leads to better sex for women

Sound sleep leads to better sex for women New York, Feb 1 (IANS) Ample sleep is what you need to enjoy a long and satisfied...

Potatoes, tomatoes help in keeping sweat at bay

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) With summer around the corner, sweat is a major problem and it is just no fun. Though it is...

Zika cases rise to 151 in Singapore

Zika cases rise to 151 in Singapore Singapore, Sep 2 (IANS) Thirty-one new cases of Zika have been confirmed in Singapore, raising to 151 the...

Failure of just a few cells may lead to diabetes: Study

Failure of just a few cells may lead to diabetes: Study London, July 25 (IANS) Diabetes may be due to the failure of a privileged...

Employers lack branding strategy, feel employees: Study

Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) A majority of employees believe their organisations do not put in enough branding efforts to attract talent, according to a...

First-born kids more likely to be nearsighted

London, Oct 12 (IANS) First-born children run higher risk of becoming nearsighted later in life, compared with their later-born siblings, a study says. Parents pushing...

Gene therapy treats dogs affected by night blindness

New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Gene therapy has been found to preserve vision in a study involving dogs with naturally occurring, late-stage retinitis pigmentosa,...

Fasting can kill cancer cells of common childhood leukemia

Fasting can kill cancer cells of common childhood leukemia New York, Dec 13 (IANS) Researchers have found that intermittent fasting inhibits the development and progression...

Early menstruation ups risk of stroke

Early menstruation ups risk of stroke Tokyo, Feb 8 (IANS) Girls who start their periods at the age of 13 or younger may be nearly...

Efforts needed to prevent return to pre-antibiotic era: WHO

Dili (Timor-Leste), Sep 9 (IANS) With the indiscriminate use of antibiotics leading to resistance to medicines, persistence of infections, and treatment failure, the WHO...

Targeting a protein might treat alcoholism

New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Targeting a protein might allow treatment of alcoholism and simultaneously prevent alcohol-induced heart and liver damage, a new study...

Yoga and meditation in early life cut health care cost

New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Strengthening your resilience with mindful meditation or yoga can help keep the doctors away, thereby reducing your health care...

The Home Salon gets seed investment from VentureNursery members

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) On-demand home beauty and wellness services platform -- The Home Salon (THS) -- has got seed investment by members...

Cheap drug for common cold can stop spread of cancer

Cheap drug for common cold can stop spread of cancer Tokyo, Oct 18 (IANS) A non-steroid, anti-inflammatory drug used for treating common cold has the...

Why female newborns stay better protected from brain injury

New York, Feb 5 (IANS) Researchers have identified the protein which offers females stronger protection against brain injury. It has been known for some time...

Crash diets, rapid weight loss affects back

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Crash diets and rapid weight loss can be harmful to your health, especially the back, says an expert. Meenakshi Sharma,...

MRI more accurate than ultrasound to predict preterm birth: Study

London: For mothers-to-be, going for an MRI of the cervix area can give more accurate results than ultrasound to predict if some women will...

Caffeine-based compounds may slow Parkinson’s progress

Caffeine-based compounds may slow Parkinson's progress Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) Researchers in Canada have developed two caffeine-based chemical compounds that show promise in preventing the...

Decoded: Giant pandas’ lazy lifestyle

Washington, July 12 (IANS) Throwing fresh insight into the secretive life of pandas, a new study finds that giant pandas have clever ways to...

Fatty acids may fight prostate cancer

Washington, March 18 (IANS) Researchers have found a mechanism by which omega-3 fatty acids inhibit the growth and spread of prostate cancer cells, paving...

Soy supplements don’t cure asthma: Study

Washington, May 27 (IANS) Contrary to previous findings suggesting a link between soy intake and decreased asthma severity, a new study by scientists, including...

Low protein intake to blame for stunted growth in kids

New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Children in developing countries may not be eating enough protein, which could contribute to stunted growth, a new study...

Teeth can act as fossil, reveal vitamin D deficiency

Teeth can act as fossil, reveal vitamin D deficiency Toronto, July 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that vitamin D deficiency caused majorly by lack of...

High-risk newborns more prone to delayed development, disability: Experts

Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) High-risk newborns, such as those with very low weight at birth, are more susceptible to developmental delays and subsequent disability...

Risk avoidance in elderly linked to brain structure, not age

Risk avoidance in elderly linked to brain structure, not age Sydney, Dec 15 (IANS) Older adults are less inclined to take risks, like participating in...

Run daily for a super memory

Run daily for a super memory New York, June 24 (IANS) A long-term exercise regimen may help boost memory as it triggers a protein that...

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