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How rotavirus causes infection in kids

Melbourne, Jan 7 (IANS) Considered to be the most common cause of severe diarrhoea in children, the tummy bug rotavirus attacks cells through carbohydrate...

Blueberries may improve brain function in elderly

Blueberries may improve brain function in elderly London, March 8 (IANS) Drinking 30ml of concentrated blueberry juice every day may improve brain function in older...

Vitamins B supplements may help reduce schizophrenia symptoms

Vitamins B supplements may help reduce schizophrenia symptoms London, Feb 17 (IANS) Treating schizophrenia patients with high-dose B-vitamins -- including B6, B8 and B12 --...

Breast milk nutrients may influence obesity risk

New York, Oct 29 (IANS) The road to obesity may be paved with non-nutritious carbohydrates in breast milk, claims new research. Previous research has shown...

Indian researchers show how brain responds to trauma

Indian researchers show how brain responds to trauma Bengaluru, Dec 29 (IANS) In a major step towards developing new therapeutic approaches to treat post-traumatic stress...

Eating peanuts may prevent heart attack

Eating peanuts may prevent heart attack New York, March 30 (IANS) Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases such as heart...

Daycare won’t make your toddler aggressive

New York, Aug 21 (IANS) If the thought of sending your toddler to daycare is bothering you, a new study can help you breathe...

Diabetes drug may help obese, overweight adults lose weight

New York, April 5 (IANS) An injectable drug widely used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes along with controlled diet and proper exercise...

Screen exposure hampers sleep in young teenagers

New York, Aug 27 (IANS) Even an hour of night-time light exposure - like from a smartphone, a TV or a tablet - can...

Tips for glowing skin in scorching heat

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Turn to chilled rose water, sesame seeds, dried mint leaves, honey and cucumber juice to decode the secret of...

Passive smoking in childhood increases COPD risk

London, July 11 (IANS) Passive smoking in childhood or during teenage years may increase risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive ailment...

Premature birth may weaken brain connections

New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Premature birth may result in weakened connections in brain networks linked to attention, communication and the processing of emotions,...

Traumatic childhood leads to worse impulse control during adulthood

New York, Jan 21 (IANS) The scar of childhood abuse and neglect affects adults' brain, especially in their impulse to control, warns a new...

Single dose of this drug could improve memory

Single dose of this drug could improve memory New York, June 28 (IANS) A single oral dose of a drug that is already being used...

India’s free health camps threatening patient’s wellbeing

London, Dec 3 (IANS) The sprouting "free health check-up camps" in India are just a tactic of pharmaceutical companies to push their products and...

Exfoliation, hydration help in getting rid of smoker’s lips

Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Regularly exfoliate your lips and reduce the consumption of caffeine to get rid of dark lips caused by regular smoking,...

Smoking during pregnancy can harm

Smoking during pregnancy can harm baby's brain New York, May 24 (IANS) Mothers who smoke during pregnancy can increase the risks of mental disorders in...

Right time to introduce AbRam to sports: SRK

Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Superstar Shahrukh Khan feels it is the right time to introduce his baby boy AbRam to sports. AbRam, who completes three...

Diabetes drug may curb heart attack risk in HIV patients

Washington, (IANS) In patients infected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a diabetes drug may have benefits which go beyond lowering blood sugar. Researchers have found...

Stars or masses, all have same body issues, says stylist

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) They might have a curvy figure or a chiselled physique, but National Award-winning costume designer and stylist Niharika Khan...

Lethal liver cancer can be spotted early

Washington, April 22 (IANS) Liver cancer is life-threatening because it is generally diagnosed in the later stages. Now, scientists have identified a diagnostic biomarker...

Breathless: How blood-oxygen levels regulate air intake

New York, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have unravelled the elusive process by which clusters of sensory cells in the carotid arteries detect oxygen levels...

Diagnosed with cancer? Don’t take it lying down 

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Being diagnosed with cancer at a prime age with flying dreams and a family to look after can be...

Anti-smoking drug may treat betel nut dependence

New York, Oct 22 (IANS) The same brain mechanism that makes smokers dependent on nicotine may also work in causing addiction among users of...

Rivaldo in hospital with bacterial infection

Rio de Janeiro, Nov 24 (IANS) Former World Cup and Ballon d'Or winner Rivaldo was admitted to hospital with a bacterial infection, two months...

Impulsive individuals at increased binge eating risk

New York, May 29 (IANS) If a little stress makes you a lot impulsive, you may be at an increased risk of binge eating...

E-cigarettes new smoking gateway for teenagers: Study

New York, Sep 9 (IANS) Young people who smoke electronic cigarettes are considerably more likely to start smoking traditional cigarettes within a year than...

Men with low-quality partners at early death risk!

London, Sep 23 (IANS) New fathers please take note! You can learn a lot about good parenting from insects and save yourselves from an...

Why males are at higher risk of autism

New York, Dec 12 (IANS) Female infants have larger volumes of grey matter around the temporal-parietal junction of the brain than males at the...

Sleep loss of one night can alter genes

London, July 22 (IANS) Losing even one night of sleep can alter your genes, putting you at an increased risk of obesity and Type...

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