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A big breakfast daily may help you stay slim

Make breakfast the largest meal of the day.

8 hours ago

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Avoiding smoking, obesity, alcohol may up life expectancy

People who never smoked lived four-five years longer.    

9 hours ago

Adding this ingredient to your food can actually help in weight loss

The vinegar also helps in controlling blood sugar level in the body. 

11 hours ago

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Our lifestyle choices turning Earth into 'plastic' planet

Humans have created more than 8 billion metric tons of plastic since the large-scale production of synthetic materials began in the early 1950s and it's enough to cover the entire country of Argentina

11 hours ago

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Indian poultry farms breeding antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Chickens raised for both meat and eggs on Indian farms are raising serious health. 

20 Jul 2017

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New, cost effective saliva test that diagnoses liver disease

Hepatitis E virus causes liver disease that infects an estimated 20 million people worldwide each year and kills more than 56,000.

20 Jul 2017

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A dirty stethoscope may spread superbug infections

Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters.

20 Jul 2017

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Moderate exercise, diet may cut risk of Caesarean delivery: study

Pregnant women who follow a healthy diet and indulge in regular moderate exercises are less likely to have a Caesarean section or gain weight as well as develop diabetes in pregnancy.

20 Jul 2017

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Antidepressants during pregnancy linked to autism in kids: Study

The absolute risk of autism was small, so these results should not be considered alarming, researchers said.

20 Jul 2017

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Ayurvedic products most preferred for expecting mothers and new born: Survey

Ayurveda has an upper hand when it comes to treating post natal anxiety.

19 Jul 2017

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High Vitamin D dosage may not cut curb common cold in toddlers

The findings do not support the routine use of high-dose vitamin D.

19 Jul 2017

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Ebola virus persists in monkeys that survive disease: study

The team demonstrates persistent Ebola virus replication in the eye, brain, and testes of animals.

19 Jul 2017

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Binge drinking in adolescence may alter brain, affect memory

Heavy drinking leads to a deficit in the ability of young people to learn.

19 Jul 2017

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World's first kid with double hand transplant now plays baseball

Double hand transplantation is a complex procedure involving many surgical and non-surgical components.

19 Jul 2017

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Social media leads to anxiety, fear in young: survey

One in three said they lived in fear of cyber-bullying.

19 Jul 2017

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Sibling bonding is stronger when father is around

Paternal half-siblings enjoyed bonds of intermediate strength.

19 Jul 2017

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I'm a fitness fanatic: Huntington-Whiteley

Eats clean, organic, simple meals to maintain her slender looks.

19 Jul 2017

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Antibiotics may up birth defects in newborns

Infections during pregnancy are frequent and should be treated.

19 Jul 2017

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Why some women are more likely to feel depressed

The longer duration of birth control use was associated with a decreased risk of depression.

19 Jul 2017

Same caste marriages may lead to genetic disorders: India based study 

The report found out that even two people not related but belonging to the same community stands risk of transmitting genetic defects in their DNA.

18 Jul 2017

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Going for a Date during Monsoon?

Tips on how to maintain hygiene during monsoon season.

18 Jul 2017