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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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Weight loss plan better than usual diet for diabetes patients
Myerson is director of the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and M...
Low testosterone in womb may impact your health
Men's susceptibility to serious health conditions may be influenced by low exposure to testosterone ...
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...
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...
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