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'HIV-killing condoms' to be sold by Australian firm

The VivaGel condom is a world-first product based on innovative Australian technology.

A new condom capable of deactivating up to 99.9 per cent of HIV, herpes and human papillomavirus has...

Scientists have found that the right kind of dietary fat can keep the heart healthy. (Photo: Thinkstock)
Fat's healing properties may be used to fight heart disease
Scientists have found that the right kind of dietary fat can keep the heart healthy.

Acid used for toilet cleaning may cause respiratory diseases

Almost 91 per cent of doctors link acids used as toilet cleaners with respiratory and other health p...

Probiotics may lower blood pressure

Consuming beneficial bacteria through foods such as yogurt or taking probiotic supplements may reduc...

Missing sleep may lead to false memories

Lack of night sleep can lead to errors in memory, a new study has warned.

High-fat diet may hurt sense of smell

Florida State University neuroscientists have for the first time demonstrated a solid link between a...
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Parents rank their obese kids as 'very healthy'
Parents of obese children often fail to recognise the potentially serious health consequences of chi...
Young women with heart attack fare worse than men
Younger women are more likely to die in the hospital after a heart attack as compared with younger m...
Cancer treatment clears two Australian men of HIV
In a discovery that raises hope for AIDS cure, two Australian men have been found to be HIV-free aft...
Probiotics may cut fat accumulation in liver
The accumulation of fat in the liver is called steatosis and it constitutes the first stage in the N...
Owning a dog can make you feel 10 years younger
Pets not only keep you active they can also make you feel and act younger...
New technique maps life's effects on our DNA
The technique can be used to map all of the 'epigenetic marks' on the DNA within a single cell.
Oral cancer claims one life every six hours in India
The situation could be still graver as many cases of the disease went unreported.
Genetic cause of common breast tumors in women identified
Scientists have uncovered the molecular basis of fibroadenoma, one of the most common benign breast ...
HPV test better than Pap for assessing cervical cancer risk: study
Negative HPV tests provides women with more reliable assurance that they wouldnít develop cancer.
Brown fat: For better metabolism, keep a cool bedroom
Cooler bedrooms could subtly transform a personís stores of brown fat.
Men with vasectomies may be at increased risk for most lethal form of prostate cancer
Vasectomy may lead to immunological changes, abnormal cell growth or hormonal imbalances that may af...
From erection to orgasm, pelvic exercises are good for men too
Men have been encouraged to take up Kegel exercises, long been considered womenís work.
Exercise, relaxation can reduce social anxiety
Exercise and relaxation activities like yoga can positively impact people with social anxiety disord...
Eating lean beef daily can help lower blood pressure
Eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease...
Mistreatment most common form of elderly abuse in India: Study
The Agewell Foundation said that out of 28,295 affected elderly respondents, 10,452 ranked mistreatm...
Gene that stops spread of common lung cancer identified
"The communication between LKB1 and DIXDC1 is responsible for a 'stay-put' signal in cells.
Love or lust? Eye movements tell the truth
Previous research by Cacioppo has shown that different networks of brain regions are activated by lo...
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