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Average people healthy enough for space travel: study

The acceleration forces expected in a commercial spaceflight profile are tolerable, but can be uncomfortable, for healthy individuals. (Reuters)

Average people with common medical problems are healthy enough to tolerate commercial flights to spa...

Main Liquid Engine test firing on India Mars orbiter spacecraft successful: ISROIndia's Mars Orbiter enters Martian gravitational sphere of influence
Protein therapy may stop cancer from spreading
Stanford researchers have developed a new protein therapy...

Immune system of newborn babies stronger than thought

Babies have an in-built anti-bacterial defence mechanism that works differently to adults...

Tiny implants to give humans self-healing powers

US researchers are developing a revolutionary new device that can be implanted in the body to heal o...

Study of smoking cancer patients fuels e-cigarette debate

The fierce debate over whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking took another twist on Monda...

Ebola burial team attacked in Sierra Leone

A witness told state television the burial team initially had to abandon the five bodies in the stre...
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Sierra Leone into massive Ebola isolation effort
Kargbo said the Freetown residents he'd visited were grateful for whatever information they could ge...
Harsh Vardhan: Kerala's achievements in health sector model for country
On the menace of noise pollution, he said the ministry would soon come out with a comprehensive law ...
Exercise boosts tumour-fighting ability of chemotherapy
Scientists have found that combining exercise with chemotherapy...
Tech good care
Online healthcare portals are not just a click-and-read mode of communication any more. From lab tes...
Angelina effect: Jolie mastectomy sparks surge in female cancer tests
Study credits Angelina Jolie’s glamorous appearance, relationship with Brad Pitt for helping to less...
How to beat back risk of diabetes with diet and exercise
Regular, preferably daily, physical exercise is a vital component of any prevention and treatment pr...
Sitting less alters DNA to increase longevity
A study has found that sitting less can slow the aging process within cells.
Jackfruit, the new food on your diet chart
Jackfruits are rich in protein, starch (carbohydrate), calcium, vitamins A, B, C, copper and potassi...
Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt
Radio stations played Ebola awareness jingles on repeat and encouraged residents to stay indoors.
Smoking can cause urologic diseases: experts
Cigarette smoking can lead to a number of urological diseases...
Super thin condoms, new contraceptives for women in focus
This was stated here today by Bill Gates, philanthropist and founder of Microsoft whose Seattle-base...
New 'sleep node' in brain discovered
Researchers have discovered a sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem...
Fighting parents hurt kids' ability to recognise emotions
Parents who quarrel in front of their children may be harming their kids' ability to identify and co...
Berries could boost standard cancer treatment: study
A wild berry native to North America may strengthen the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug...
Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes, obesity
Scientists have found that after exposure to artificial sweeteners our gut bacteria...
Ultrasound as good as CT scan for initial diagnosis of kidney stones: study
For years, an abdominal CT scan has been the standard method for detecting kidney stones...
Learning to talk is in the genes: study
Researchers have found that genetic factors may contribute to the development of language during inf...
Brain nicotine signals link smoking and schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco...
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