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Girls may inherit ovarian cancer gene from fathers

The researchers collected information about pairs of granddaughters and grandmothers and sequenced portions of the X-chromosome from 186 women affected by cancer. 
 

17 Feb 2018

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Scientists find link between chronic pain and diet change

As researchers study glutamate, they are gaining insights into how the chemical works in the human brain and body.

17 Feb 2018

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Decoding Malaika Arora’s fitness mantra

Talking about her regime, the 44-year-old emphasised the importance of being fit, maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle to achieve a long, hearty and healthy life. 

17 Feb 2018

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'Back-and-forth exchanges boost children's brain response to language'

The researchers found that children from higher-income families hear about 30 million more words during their first three years of life than children from lower-income families.

17 Feb 2018

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Here's how elevated dopamine levels can cause hallucinations

The researchers designed an experiment that induces an auditory illusion in both healthy participants and participants with schizophrenia.

17 Feb 2018

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'Women working as cleaners face increased lung function decline' 

For the study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the researchers analysed data from 6,235 participants.

17 Feb 2018

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Women working as cleaners face increased lung function decline

Regular use of cleaning sprays at home may experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not clean, a study has found.

17 Feb 2018

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Study finds link between infertility in women and asthma medication

Asthmatic women, who only take short-term medication, are more likely to become infertile, a study suggests.

16 Feb 2018

The DNA robotic system is for targeted cancer therapy
New cancer-fighting nanorobots to shrink tumours

Once bound to the tumour blood vessel surface, the nanorobot was programmed to deliver its unsuspecting drug cargo in the very heart of the tumour.

15 Feb 2018

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This is why highly processed foods may increase cancer risk

Ultra-processed foods include packaged baked goods and snacks, fizzy drinks, sugary cereals, ready meals and reconstituted meat product.

15 Feb 2018

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Lower fitness levels associated with higher dementia risk

Regular physical exercise can help improve brain health and reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a study.

15 Feb 2018

Climbing stairs may reduce hypertension

Climbing stairs may offers them the benefits of both aerobic and resistance exercise.

15 Feb 2018

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Your evening cuppa is keeping you awake at night

You may want to stop drinking coffee in the evening as a study has suggested so.

15 Feb 2018

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Music therapy to help cancer patients

 In an attempt to alleviate excruciating pain and discomfort experienced during chemotherapy and other forms of cancer treatment, music therapy sessions were inaugurated at MNJ

15 Feb 2018

Win your next 10 km race with right diet and enough sleep

While running marathons is a trend and the city organises one or other every day, you cannot reach finish line without preparing yourself

15 Feb 2018

Try fibre supplement to ease constipation

I am 25-year-old male recently diagnosed with Diverticulosis. Can you tell me what precautions should I take and if surgery will be necessary?

15 Feb 2018

Extreme stretch for a strong pelvis

Parighasan — Gate lock posture. This is the first in the series of kneeling postures. The posture is challenging as it shifts your centre of gravity…

14 Feb 2018

Clean helmet = No hair loss

 Hair damage is a common issue among two-wheeler riders, thanks to helmet. Of course, thanks to helmet again, the head is in place 

14 Feb 2018

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Marine natural product to treat thyroid disorders soon

At a time when the healthcare industry is increasingly becoming dependent on marine-derived bio-active compounds for various diseases, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI)

14 Feb 2018

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Tweaking gut bacteria may cut obesity, diabetes risk 

The findings, published in the journal Mucosal Immunology, highlights the potential to prevent obesity and diabetes by manipulating levels and ratios of gut bacteria.

14 Feb 2018

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This 'selfish' gene may prevent heart disease

The gene, called MeXis, acts within key cells inside clogged arteries to help remove excess cholesterol from blood vessels.

14 Feb 2018