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Antibiotics improve growth in kids in developing countries

Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, a new research has claimed. Reuters

Researchers analysed the results of 10 trials involving 4,316 children aged one month to 12 years in...

Hindustan Latex may take over bleeding Goa, Kerala pharma cosCabinet to take up proposal for renewing pharma policy
People who add new romantic interests to their Facebook
Facebook friends may signal relationship troubles
People who add new romantic interests to their Facebook "friends" list while in a romantic relations...

Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young: study

Young, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their brains, with the dru...

New approach to restore Penicillin's combating power

Penicillin is currently losing a lot of battles it once won against bacterial infections.

Hungry people more aggressive towards spouses

Angry at your spouse? Have a snack before you snap!

Fathers may pass stress to kids via sperm

Men may not only pass traits to their offspring, but some stress too!
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Low vitamin D levels in body linked to deaths from cancer, heart disease
People with low vitamin D levels are more likely to die from cancer, heart disease and to suffer fro...
Tiny power generator runs on human saliva
Researchers have developed a tiny new generator powered by human saliva, which can generate sufficie...
Watermelon may lower blood pressure
Chomping down on watermelon could significantly reduce blood pressure in overweight individuals both...
Human evolution decreased tooth size as brain size increased
Homo is the genus of hominids that includes modern humans and species closely related to them.
Nanoparticles cause cancer cells to self-destruct
Chemotherapy can also affect healthy cells in the body, and it therefore has serious side-effects.
Drinking coffee may cut mortality risk from liver cirrhosis
Drinking two or more cups of coffee daily can reduce the risk of death from liver cirrhosis by 66 pe...
Blood test to predict risk of sudden cardiac death
Scientists have developed the world's first blood test to predict a person's risk of sudden cardiac ...
Dark chocolate may help prevent obesity, diabetes
A particular type of antioxidant in cocoa can prevent excess weight gain and lower blood sugar level...
Manage your weight by basking in morning sunlight
People exposed to morning sunlight are leaner than those who get afternoon light, says scientist.
Loud noise may raise risk for workplace injuries
Girard and his colleagues looked at records for 46,550 male workers over nearly 20 years, and found ...
Party drug Ketamine could help treat severe depression: research
"We've seen remarkable changes in people who've had severe depression for many years that no other t...
Indian scientist develops potential non-insulin diabetes drug
Non-insulin drug developed by Arnab De can help eliminate the risk of low-blood glucose shock.
'Love hormone' may promote lying, dishonesty among colleagues
Oxytocin, the 'love hormone', is usually associated with trust and bonding.
Now, hospital door handle that sanitises hands
A new type of 'door handle' that sanitises hands and contains a sensor to monitor how often it is us...
Eating seven portions of fruit and veggies lowers death risk
Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day can reduce your risk of death
Vibration may heal chronic wounds
Chronic wounds may heal more quickly if exposed to low-intensity vibration
Vitamin A may turn back the clock on breast cancer
Retinoic acid helps turn pre-cancer cells back to normal healthy breast cells
Daily, vigorous exercise helps kids get or stay fit
It doesn't really matter the particulars of what the kids are doing as long as they get up to a mode...
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