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Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes

Fist bumps may be a more hygienic greeting than shaking hands, according to a new study...

Bathroom 'cleanest' place in hotels: studyAround Town
Scientists have discovered why medication to treat asthma and pneumonia can become ineffective.(Thinkstock)
Asthma and pneumonia drugs work with the body clock
The team found that more severe lung inflammation happens as a result of the loss of the body clock ...

People who work longer smoke more: Study

Smoking is linked to working hours, according to new research which found that people who work longe...

Trees saving more than 850 human lives per year in US

While trees' pollution removal equated to an average air quality improvement of less than 1 per cent...

New vision-correcting display to replace glasses

According to Brian A Barsky, from the University of California, Berkeley, it's like undoing what the...

Six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson's found

Singleton and his colleagues collected and combined data from existing genome-wide association studi...
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Pace of walking and memory loss can predict Dementia: study
A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults found that nearly one in 10 met the criteria for pre-de...
India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected
India has over 40 million Hepatitis B infected patients, second only to China, and most people with ...
Books, videos games boost happiness: Study
Buying books, video games or a guitar can give you the same high as going on a vacation, according t...
GM mosquitoes to check dengue menace?
The modified male mosquito named '513A' will have a gene that ensures its offspring dies before reac...
The super organ
Given the placenta’s vital role, relatively little is known about it.
Exercise evangelists
Conventional workout regimes like weight training and cardio are passe.
Toddler's eye contact may signal autism risk
Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder, researc...
New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut
Illnesses such as small bowel bacterial overgrowth, irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel ...
Garlic: The bulb that has multiple therapeutic properties
Garlic is known for its antibiotic, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and even cholestero...
Graphic anti-smoking adverts help in quitting
Telling smokers that their habit shortens life expectancy by at least 10 years might seem like an ef...
Popular garlic therapies
Garlic is loaded with nearly 100 active chemical compounds including several potent antioxidants.
Body biomechanics: Arm posture that propels
Pumping arms reduces the overall metabolic cost of running by helping to balance the moving body, in...
Caffeine may worsen menopausal hot flashes, night sweats
Scientists have found an association between caffeine intake and more bothersome hot flashes and nig...
Birthday drinking can be bad for your health
It may be unwise to party hard on your birthday, especially if you're younger than 30 years old, acc...
Total darkness at night key to breast cancer therapy success
Melatonin by itself delayed the formation of tumours and significantly slowed their growth but tamox...
Background TV can be bad for kids: study
"Kids are going to learn from whatever you put in front of them," said Deborah Linebarger, associate...
Only 8.2 per cent of human DNA is 'functional'
A little over 1 per cent of human DNA accounts for the proteins that carry out almost all of the cri...
New gut virus lives in half the world's population
Virus infects one of the most common gut bacterium, believed to be linked to obesity, diabetes.
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