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  • Worried about ageing? Here is some good news for you!

    New York: Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new drug that can delay ageing demonstrated by declining muscle mass, strength and function. As human bodies age, they increasingly lose…

  • Small cell lung cancer may respond to combination therapy

    Washington D.C. : Researchers have now discovered that a combination of immune checkpoint blockade and targeted therapies that block normal DNA damage repair (DDR) achieved significant tumour regression in mouse models of…

  • Lalit-werewolf-syndrome

    What is ‘Werewolf Syndrome’ 13YO Lalit suffers with?

    BHOPAL: 13-year-old schoolboy is a normal guy who suffers from ‘Werewolf Syndrome,’ a rare condition that has caused his face and body to be covered in hair. Lalit Patidar from Ratlam of…

  • 68mn girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030: WHO

    GENEVA: If female genital mutilation (FGM) continues at its current pace in countries where it is prevalent, some 68 million girls are susceptible to becoming victims of the practice by 2030, according…

  • Researchers find a new treatment for Chlamydia

    Washington: There might be a treatment for Chlamydia — the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world — now. Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a new way…

  • Would love to do thriller, action films: Diana Penty

    New Delhi: Having done films as different as chalk and cheese, actress Diana Penty of “Cocktail” fame says she would love to do a thriller and a “full action film”. “What excites…

  • Soon treatment for obesity, fatty liver disease

    Jerusalem: Israeli researchers have discovered 27 new molecules, which may lead to a potential treatment for fatty liver disease, obesity and to heal wounds. The findings, led by Professor Amiram Goldblum at…

  • Lower obesity rates linked with public transportation use, study shows

    Washington D.C.: A new study now shows that public transportation systems not only provide numerous economic benefits for a community, but may also be instrumental in lowering obesity rates. The study, by…

  • Rock yourself to sleep for a peaceful nap and memory boost

    Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 25 (ANI): Ever noticed how rocking motion always works like magic when putting a small child to bed? Turns out it works just as effectively for adults as…

  • Ladies Gaining weight? Heavy work pressure may be the reason

    Washington D.C.: It turns out gaining weight because of heavy work pressure is not just an abstract concept. A recent study suggests that heavy pressures at work seem to predispose women to…

  • Fish oil may not improve asthma symptoms, says study

    WASHINGTON: The study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, showed that four grams of fish oil a day for six months did not improve asthma control, as…

  • Here’s why girl-boy friendships are beneficial

    Washington: Even though adults are more aware of the notion that gender is a wide spectrum, children usually draw a bold line between the two. For them, it is either a ‘boy’…

  • Handmade remedy: Man hospitalised after injectng own semen to cure backache

    NEW DLEHI: A 33-year-old man suffered from chronic backache and therefore resort to unusual treatment not supported by scientific research: Injecting himself with his own semen every month for the past 18…

  • ‘World’s oldest man’ dies in Japan at 113

    TOKYO: “World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity’s first powered flight, died on Sunday aged 113, Japanese media said. Nonaka was born…

  • Time for some hair detox!

    New Delhi: Nutritional deficiencies, environmental pollution, hormonal imbalance, and a stressful lifestyle –all these factors lead to thinning of hair, lacklustre locks and even hair loss. Moreover, the use of chemical-laden hair…

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