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  • New tool to measure toxicity in smokers

    New tool to measure toxicity in smokers

    A three-dimensional model of human respiratory tissue can offer an improved platform to measure the impact of chemicals, like those found in cigarette smoke, or other aerosols on the lung, a new study says

  • Air pollution may cause anxiety, stroke

    Air pollution may cause anxiety, stroke

    Air pollution is linked to a higher risk of stroke, particularly in developing countries, finds a new study, while another study links pollution to anxiety

  • New Ebola vaccine found safe in early human trials

    New Ebola vaccine found safe in early human trials

    A new Ebola vaccine has been found to be safe in the first phase one trial based on the 2014 strain of the virus

  • Why diabetes drug makes people fat

    Why diabetes drug makes people fat

    Medication used to treat patients with Type II diabetes activates sensors on brain cells that increase hunger, causing people to gain more body fat, new research has found

  • Eight oils that can heal your body

    Eight oils that can heal your body

    Using an adequate amount of the right kinds of fats and oils can play a pivotal role in slowing down the ageing of your body

  • Mumbai homeopath develops drug from TB germs for MDR patients

    Mumbai homeopath develops drug from TB germs for MDR patients

    In a path-breaking research, a world-renowned homeopath has, along with the Mumbai-based Haffkine Institute, developed a new drug from TB germs for the patients of the dreaded infectious disease

  • Ebola more deadly for young children: Study

    Ebola more deadly for young children: Study

    Ebola is more likely to be fatal for children under five, an international team of scientists led by Imperial College London and the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, a media report said

  • Gene therapy to treat erectile dysfunction

    Gene therapy to treat erectile dysfunction

    There is some good news for those who can't have 'it' up on the spur of the moment! Researchers have devised a gene therapy that triggers reliable erections

  • How anorexics resist tempting food

    How anorexics resist tempting food

    While healthy individuals find it very difficult to resist the temptation of a mouth-watering delicacy, especially when they are hungry, anorexics face no such trouble as hunger does not increase their intensity of food rewards, says a new study

  • Running barefoot may up injury risk in experienced athletes

    Running barefoot may up injury risk in experienced athletes

    Running barefoot may increase injury risk in older, more experienced athletes, finds a study

  • Is being cooped up in school cause of Myopia 'epidemic'?

    Is being cooped up in school cause of Myopia 'epidemic'?

    Myopia, or short-sightedness, has assumed 'epidemic' proportions in the last 30 years, with some countries reporting prevalence of 80-90 percent - and the reason could simply be lack of adequate light in classrooms

  • Experts share tips on sunscreen and its effectiveness

    Experts share tips on sunscreen and its effectiveness

    The mercury is rising. Now's time to dab sunscreen and block the menacing sun. the guide invites experts to spell out the importance of applying sunscreen and also picks out the best buys in the market

  • Health special: A look at Tuberculosis, the global epidemic

    Health special: A look at Tuberculosis, the global epidemic

    On World Tuberculosis Day, we take a look at a how tuberculosis, or TB affects millions worldwide especially in India, the disease's origins, treatment methods and more...

  • Now, a gym for your brain

    Now, a gym for your brain

    Two Cornell University researchers have set up Better Brains, India’s first fitness centre to exercise the brain. As the International Brain Awareness Week concludes today, Kareena Gianani speaks to Dr Nick Ratterman and Dr Krithika Kumar on why a fit brain needs more than performance-enhancing online games

  • Fountain of youth might hide in 'relaxed' stem cells: Study

    Fountain of youth might hide in 'relaxed' stem cells: Study

    High stress levels can have a critical impact not only on the surface, making our skin age, but also on a molecular level, when stressed cells cannot cope with the pressure and perish much faster than the ones which can

  • Coming: A pill to boost your compassion

    Coming: A pill to boost your compassion

    In a big step towards developing a pill that could make you more egalitarian, researchers have found that a drug that prolongs the effects of the brain chemical dopamine boosts compassion

  • Stem cells implant may help reverse diabetes

    Stem cells implant may help reverse diabetes

    Sweets anyone? Even diabetics may hope to gobble up one or two without feeling guilty as researchers have found that Type 2 diabetes can be better treated with a combination of stem cells implants and conventional diabetes drugs

  • Hormone can get you good night's sleep amid noise

    Hormone can get you good night's sleep amid noise

    Using melatonin hormone can provide better quality sleep compared to using an eye mask and earplugs in a noisy and illuminated environment, researchers report

  • Tool to predict who can develop memory problems

    Tool to predict who can develop memory problems

    Researchers have developed a new scoring system to help determine who may be at a higher risk of developing memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia

  • Green tea can improve MRIs, finds Indian-origin scientist

    Green tea can improve MRIs, finds Indian-origin scientist

    An Indian-origin scientist in Germany has discovered a new, unexpected role for green tea - to improve the image quality of magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) testing

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