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Parents beware! Kids who skip breakfast are putting themselves at malnutrition risk

They may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development required for ideal growth.

16 hours ago

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Why you may want to stop telling people to 'down' booze 

Downing drinks can have a negative effect as the drinker may want to do it more often because of peer pressure and the inability to analyse the effect. 

17 hours ago

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How depression may distort views of the past

Depressed people have a peculiar view of the past rather than glorifying the 'good old days', they project their generally bleak outlook on to past events. 

17 hours ago

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Here's how eating untimely may affect your skin

Midnight snacks and eating untimely might disrupt the skin's protective ability against the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

17 hours ago

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Knee implants prices capped; to benefit over 1.5 lakh patients annually: Government

As part of the initiative, the NPPA has capped the price of the widely-used Cromium Cobalt knee implants at Rs 54,720. It used to cost between Rs 1.58 lakh and Rs 2.5 lakh earlier.     

16 Aug 2017

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This is how testosterone therapy can improve sexual and urinary functions 

The therapy helps with fewer urinary symptoms such as frequent urination, incomplete bladder emptying, weak urinary stream and waking up at night to urinate.

16 Aug 2017

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Here’s how home learning environment shapes child’s academic skills

The children end up developing early cognitive skills that can cascade into later academic success.

16 Aug 2017

Social environment too affects gender behaviours

If you have particularly masculine or feminine traits, chances are you got them from the people around you.

16 Aug 2017

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Vaginal estrogens don’t up cancer risk in post-menopausal women

The risks of coronary heart disease, fracture and premature death were lower in users than non-users. 

16 Aug 2017

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This is how running could help cure dementia

People who take up running in their teens are less likely to develop dementia later in life.

16 Aug 2017

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Can 'electric shock' therapy for depression beat insomnia in oldies? 

Also known as electroconvulsive therapy, it can help old people sleep if they are suffering from depression.

16 Aug 2017

Here's how you can have shiny and healthy nails

Increase your intake of iron, calcium and massage your nails with olive oil to keep your nails healthy, say experts.

16 Aug 2017

Midnight snacker? Here’s how you are risking your skin

Eating at abnormal times disrupts the biological clock of the skin, including the daytime potency of an enzyme that protects against the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.

16 Aug 2017

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Potential stem cell therapy may help promote hair growth

Hair follicle stem cells are long-lived cells in the hair follicle; they are present in the skin and produce hair throughout a person's lifetime.

15 Aug 2017

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Lack of awareness leading India towards breast cancer epidemic

Cultural and religious issues mean that women do not access health services, are reluctant to consult male doctors, neglect their own health due to family obligations causing delay in diagnosis. 

15 Aug 2017

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New injectable tissue patch may help repair damaged heart

The tissue bandage smaller than a postage stamp that can repair damaged hearts with regenerative cells or tissues which usually requires invasive open-heart surgery.

15 Aug 2017

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Is diabetes cure right under our skin?

Transplanting healthy pancreatic cells under the skin will help produce insulin for blood glucose regulation in diabetes.

15 Aug 2017

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How binge-watching is affecting your sleep

Binge-watching in young adults results in poorer sleep quality, more fatigue and increased insomnia.

15 Aug 2017

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Add oranges in beauty regime to keep tanning at bay

Orange juice contains citric acid that acts as a natural bleaching agent.

15 Aug 2017

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'Fat but fit' is a myth, you may be at risk of heart attack

Carrying those extra kilos could up your risk of heart attack by more than a quarter, even if you are otherwise “healthy.”

15 Aug 2017

Simple tricks to boost your memory 

Imagining an action that connects two objects may help people overcome certain kinds of memory problems, a study suggests.

14 Aug 2017