‘Sunderban mangrove has components to cure Type 2 diabetes’

Sundari trees, the most extensively found mangrove species in the Sunderbans, have some components...

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Add Makhana to your diet for that healthy edge

Low in fat, Makhanas are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron and zinc.

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Study finds HIV drugs priced out of reach

Drugs to treat HIV and AIDS are being priced out of reach for many patients enrolled in insurance plans ...

Are vitamin drinks a bad idea?

Companies are increasingly adding vitamins and minerals to juices, sports drinks and bottled water, responding to a growing consumer demand for these products.

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‘Mini-brain’ in spinal cord helps body balance

A cluster of neurons in our spinal cord function as a "mini-brain" to help keep our...

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Daily probiotic pill to treat diabetes?

A daily probiotic pill may one day help people control their diabetes, scientists say.

43 people test positive for H1N1 virus

Forty-three more people tested positive for H1N1 virus yesterday including four medicos, taking the total number of...

Women looked at more frequently by both genders

Women are looked at more often and for longer durations by both male and female viewers, a new study has found.

Beer compound could fend off Alzheimer’s

A compound from hops, an ingredient in beer, could protect brain cells from damage and potentially slow...

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People emotionally attached to their smartphone

People are not just dependent on their smartphone they are emotionally attached to it as well, a new study suggests...


New programme monitors mental health through ‘selfie’ videos

Researchers have developed a computer programme that can monitor mental health by analysing 'selfie' videos...

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Green tea compound can kill oral cancer cells

A compound found in green tea can kill oral cancer cells without harming healthy cells...

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World’s largest Ebola unit dismantled as outbreak retreats

A potent symbol of the nightmare enveloping west Africa at the height of the Ebola outbreak, the ELWA-3 treatment centre...

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One more swine flu case in Lucknow; total reaches 12

One more swine flu case was reported in the state capital today, with this the total number of people affected by the virus...

Two swine flu deaths reported in AP

Two deaths have been reported in Andhra Pradesh due to swine flu so far while 24 cases...

H1N1 claims one more life, Vasundhara Raje orders free testing facility

One person succumbed to swine flu at a hospital here, raising the death toll to 28 in Rajasthan in the new year so far...

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Melinda to partner India for development of women, kids

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates, who have been awarded Padma Bhushan, today said they look forward...

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World must prepare for ‘war’ against a global pandemic: Microsoft corporation founder Bill Gates

Billionaire philanthropist, Microsoft corporation founder Bill Gates says the world must use the lessons from battling Ebola to...

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New primitive human species discovered

Researchers have identified the first known prehistoric human from Taiwan which may represent an entirely...

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Facebook addiction may show up in brain

Scientists have found that people who experience compulsive urges to use Facebook have some brain patterns similar to those found in drug addicts.

Quitting smoking gradually may help kick the habit

Smokers may find it easier to kick the butt if they stop smoking gradually than if they quit abruptly...


Sugary drinks may cause girls to start their periods early

Girls who frequently consume sugary drinks tend to start their menstrual periods earlier, which can put them at an increased risk...

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Stem cell breakthrough may lead to baldness cure

Scientists have successfully used human stem cells to generate new hair, paving the way for a potential new cure for baldness...

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Madhya Pradesh swine flu: Woman dies of H1N1 virus

A 35-year-old woman died of swine flu at a private hospital here, taking the total number of deaths due to the H1N1 virus to five...

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Telangana swine flu: 3 fresh deaths; 25 victims so far

Three more deaths from swine flu have been reported in Telangana, taking the total number of casualties...

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Gujarat swine flu: Death toll reaches 22 even as 170 cases registered

In Gujarat swine flu deaths have climbed to 22 this month, while the total number of cases have scaled up to 170 across the state, officials said today.

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Too much sitting may be killing you: Study

People who sit too much every day are at an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and shorter life spans...

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