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Japanese man fathered 15 surrogate babies: Police

A DNA test of a 24-year-old Japanese man allegedly involved in a raging surrogacy scandal in Thailan...

Surrogacy in India sheds stigma at MICABritain issues guidance on surrogacy in India
Using antibacterial soap may not be a good idea
Hand-washing with antibacterial soap may expose people to significant levels of a widely-used chemic...

Brain training may help you multitask better

Cooking while having a conversation, watching a movie while browsing the Web...

'Tickling' your ear may be good for your heart: Study

Stimulating nerves in your ear could improve the health of your heart, researchers have found.

ALS Celebrities in 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight disease

Spielberg, Bieber and Bill Gates are among celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads...

Smoking in pregnancy may affect grandchildren's growth

Smoking during pregnancy can affect the growth of a woman's future grandkids, a new study has found.
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Part of human brain stays 'youthful' into older age
At least one part of the human brain may be able to process information the same way in older age.
Swiss researchers see arthritis cure in mice
Swiss researchers say they have taken an important step towards a cure for arthritis.
Weight loss may make you healthier but not happier
Losing weight can make you healthier but it may also increase your risk of depression, a new study h...
'Keep smiling' may not be the best advice!
Smiling frequently may actually make people feel worse if they are doing so even though they feel do...
Older adults perform brain tasks better in morning
Older adults perform better on demanding cognitive tasks in the morning.
Stress may shorten pregnancy in generations
Girls born to stressed mothers may be at a higher risk of giving birth prematurely.
New app to help headache sufferers cope better
Scientists have developed an app that provides a new approach to the treatment of headaches.
Low levels of vitamin D can double dementia, Alzheimer's risks
People with less vitamin D in their blood may be more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimerís dis...
New gene that increases risk of breast cancer identified
About 5 to 10 percent of breast cancers are thought to be due to bad BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.
30 SECONDS! That's all it takes soft drinks to destroy teeth
Acidic drinks can cause major and irreversible damage to young people's teeth...
Max Life Q1 profit up 9% at Rs 102 cr
Max Life Insurance today reported 9 per cent increase in net profit at Rs 102 crore..
Threefold surge in male teenage drinking in India: study
The trend is more likely among those living in urban areas and poorer households, researchers said.
Eating pistachios may benefit diabetics, says study
Eating pistachios daily may reduce the body's response to the stresses of everyday life in diabetics...
Scientific review finds aspirin significantly cuts cancer rates
Taking a small daily dose of aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing..
Paying to lose: Cost effectiveness of weight loss programs
The popular Weight Watchers program and the drug Qsymia were the most cost-effective strategies to l...
Tobacco derived 'plantibodies' enters fight against Ebola virus
Drugmakers' use of the tobacco plant as a fast and cheap way to produce novel biotechnology treatmen...
Visually impaired can now move easily with smart cane
Mobility is now going to become easier for visually impaired with the help of SmartCane.
Now, mathematical formula to predict happiness
Scientists have used a mathematical equation to accurately predict the happiness of more than 18,000...
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