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Smell may pass on mothers' fears to their kids

Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odour of their distressed mothers. (Thinkstock)

Researchers also found that if a mother experienced something before pregnancy that made her fear, h...

Fearing failure in exam, 20-year-old kills selfFear in the frame
A new device which is hooked onto glasses can detect a common diabetes.(Thinkstock
Wearable device spots diabetes-related neurological condition
The condition progressively affects the autonomic nerves controlling vital organs like the heart and...

Potential 'universal' blood test for cancer developed

The results of the empirical study show a clear distinction between the damage to the white blood ce...

Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes

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

People who work longer smoke more: Study

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

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 ...
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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...
India to see 21 pct increase in cancer cases, women more vulnerable than men: Report
Women are already more vulnerable than men; the increase in incidence will also be higher in women.
Statins may prolong life of diabetics: study
Cholesterol-lowering statins may help prolong the lives of people with diabetic cardiovascular disea...
Smoking may contribute to suicide risk
Nicotine in cigarettes may trigger psychiatric disorders, raising a smoker's risk of committing suic...
Single protein jab could reverse diabetes
The newly developed treatment doesn't result in side effects common to most current diabetes treatme...
Scientific review finds asthma drugs suppress child growth
Corticosteroid drugs given via inhalers to children with asthma may suppress their growth, according...
Late nights can harm fertility in women
Expectant moms or women who are trying to get pregnant should avoid light during the night
Cure for cancer: Cat poop parasite remedy
A mutated strain of a cat poop parasite has been found to reprogramme the natural power of the immun...
A 'James Bond' drug for drinkers may soon become a reality!
A 'James Bond' drug which would enable a spy to drink his opponent under the table, without getting ...
Goa school expels 13 HIV+ orphans, some parents say expel 23 others too
The school is now under pressure to expel 23 other orphans living in the same children’s home, altho...
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Activity trackers will soon be able to do more than count calories burnt
Cause of mysterious food allergy found
Researchers have identified a novel genetic and molecular pathway in the esophagus that causes EoE.
Cheaper nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes
Researchers have developed an inexpensive, portable, microchip-based test to diagnose type-1 diabete...
Studying may make you nearsighted
A German study has found that the more education a person has, the greater the likelihood that he wi...
Staples Vs sutures after C-section
The study found that 10.6 per cent of women in the staples group had wound complications, compared w...
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