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Are you a Diabetic? Coffee may ward off diabetes

Drinking more coffee could help prevent diabetes, according to Harvard scientists. Thinkstock

Drinking more coffee could help prevent diabetes, according to Harvard scientists.

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The results showed that a significant motivational gain was observed in all partner conditions. Reuters
Cyber buddy can motivate you to exercise!
A software-generated partner - cyber buddy - can give exercise enthusiasts the extra nudge they need...

Compound halts cocaine addiction and relapse behaviours

Scientists have identified a novel compound that can dramatically block cocaine's rewarding effects ...

Could shared sex toys transmit HPV?

Genital HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. It is so pervasi...

Y chromosome appeared 180 million years ago

The Y chromosome distinguishes males from females at the genetic level.

Microsoft Corporation's Bill Gates-backed TB drug to enter late-stage testing

Standard treatment for TB usually includes a mix of four drugs over a period of six months. MDR-TB c...
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Exercise to live longer
Exercise may slash risk of developing heart disease, even if other risk factors remain high.
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
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