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Low testosterone in womb may impact your health

The study shows how men's testosterone levels may be determined even before they are born. Reuters

Men's susceptibility to serious health conditions may be influenced by low exposure to testosterone ...

High-fat diets linked to some types of breast cancerAppendicitis without surgery may be safe option for some kids
Alcoholism makes muscles weaker: study
Alcoholism saps muscle strength by robbing mitochondria - the powerhouse of cells - of its ability t...

Older parents more likely to have autistic kids

Autism risk grows steadily with fathers' increasing age, but rises rapidly with mothers' age after 3...

Brain size matters when it comes to animal self-control

Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more sel...

High-fat diets linked to some types of breast cancer

Women who eat a lot of fat, particularly saturated fat, may be at higher risk of certain types of br...

Appendicitis without surgery may be safe option for some kids

Children with simple cases of appendicitis may be safely treated with antibiotics instead of surgery...
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GlaxoSmithKline Asia slashes price of Crocin tablets
GlaxoSmithKline Asia has slashed the price of fever and pain-relief pill Crocin Advance tablets.
Mother's low vitamin D linked to toddler's risk of cavities
Women's low vitamin D levels during pregnancy are linked to a higher risk of cavities in the teeth o...
Strength training gets a makeover from yesteryear's body building
"If someone falls, the more strength in their muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, the less likely th...
Cells responsible for invasive bladder cancer identified
A single type of cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible for most cases of invasive bladder...
First embryonic stem cells cloned from human skin
Scientists have for the first time turned adult human skin cells into stem cells, which can grow int...
Laughter can improve short-term memory
Laughing can improve short-term memory in older adults as humour reduces stress, lowers blood pressu...
Genes may determine your pain threshold
Wonder why some people have a lower tolerance for pain than others? Genes may be to blame!
3D mirror shows what lies under your skin
Researchers have developed a "digital mirror" that recreates what your body might look like on the i...
New way to fight malaria found
An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease cou...
While eating, listen to your stomach, not your eyes
Most of us would decline if offered food right after a meal. Yet if something tempting is brought in...
BMI: A number that may not add up
Recent studies have indicated that many with BMI levels at the low end of normal are less healthy th...
For younger skin, ditch cosmetics, embrace exercise
Exercise not only appears to keep skin younger, it may also even reverse skin ageing in people.
Scientists find new way to observe 'good' brown fat
Scientists have for the first time used MRI scanning to confirm the presence of 'brown fat' in a liv...
Vitamin B3 delivered to Earth by meteorites
Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteo...
Drug target for dengue vaccine identified
Researchers showed that a molecular hinge where two regions of a protein connect is where natural hu...
Forty years on, bullying takes its toll on health and wealth
In the first study of its kind to look at the effects of childhood bullying beyond early adulthood, ...
New kind of trial offers hope of cancer cure
Scientists and drugmakers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer dr...
Eating olive oil, fish, whole grains may slow diabetes progression
In a trial that followed participants for more than eight years, those following a Mediterranean die...
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