August 30, 2016 8:44 pm

The deficiency of enzyme, PRDM2 in the nerve cells of the frontal lobe leads to difficulty in controlling impulses, says research.

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August 30, 2016 8:41 pm

The computer software intuitively translates patient charts into diagnostic information at 30 times the human speed and with 99 per cent accuracy, says research.

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August 30, 2016 8:34 pm

Patients operated on later in the working day or in the early evening also have a higher mortality risk, says research.

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August 30, 2016 8:09 pm

The study also found that patients operated on in the late day were 1.43 times more likely to die than those operated on during regular daytime working hours.

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August 30, 2016 6:57 pm

'After two babies she got to a size 10. Instead of being in awe of what her body did, she deprived it and shamed it for not looking like other women.'

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August 30, 2016 4:58 pm

Researchers identified two different groups of compounds - one that stops the virus from replicating and the other that stops the virus from killing foetal brain cells.

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August 30, 2016 3:19 pm

Vaping electronic cigarettes causes stiffness of aorta, the main artery into the heart, multiplying the risk of death.

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August 30, 2016 2:54 pm

Cholera sickens three million to five million people around the world every year, leading to 100,000 to 120,000 deaths, many of them in the Indian subcontinent.

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August 30, 2016 12:19 pm

Zika virus known to cause severe birth defects in children can spread through the offsprings of mosquitoes, says research.

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August 29, 2016 9:15 pm

Scientists are constantly discovering new genes or the proteins they code for, but it is much harder to figure out their role in the body or in disease.

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August 29, 2016 8:45 pm

The researchers randomly selected 5,706 elderly participants and analysed data on the current size, sex and age distribution.

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August 29, 2016 8:32 pm

The ICD, which looks similar to a pacemaker, is inserted just under the collar bone.

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August 29, 2016 6:10 pm

To reach this conclusion, the team compared the effects of midazolam (a sedative used regularly before anaesthesia) in premedication with age-appropriate game apps (on an iPad tablet) on children.

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August 29, 2016 5:46 pm

What makes the US statistics even more discouraging is that the numbers are trending in the opposite direction around the world, the researchers said.

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August 29, 2016 5:02 pm

While beneficial effects of the Mediterranean diet is well documented, research so far has focused on the general population, which is mainly composed of healthy people.

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August 29, 2016 4:52 pm

Most states saw a decrease in the use of the contraceptive pill and the IUD/PPIUD, which is a small device inserted directly into the uterus -- one of the most effective, long-lasting, reversible birth controls.

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August 29, 2016 5:37 am

A brief history of people in fitness

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August 29, 2016 3:48 am

Principal Scientist, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and Programme Head, National Level Vulture Conservation team, Dr Vibhu Prakash underlines how vultures are important for the survival of humans.

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August 29, 2016 3:24 am

Sunita Malhotra, dietician, PGI, speaks to Adil Akhzer

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August 28, 2016 8:04 pm

The actress admitted to having anxiety issues over her body and urged that everyone should take care of their mental health.

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August 28, 2016 8:01 pm

The low cost app uses the smartphone's existing hardware to detect atrial fibrillation and can help in preventing 70 per cent of heart stokes that occur due the condition.

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August 28, 2016 7:47 pm

The coating contains squid-ring teeth proteins which diffuse towards holes and tears in the coating, thereby linking the coating and fabric to make repairs.

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August 28, 2016 2:56 pm

Chewable tobacco products contain bacteria species which could potentially cause inflammation of the lungs, cancer and even heart valve infection, says research.

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August 28, 2016 2:30 pm

Breast milk sugars may protect against infections in the newborn, such as rotavirus and Group B streptococcus, says research.

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August 28, 2016 5:59 am

Numerous studies have stated that chemicals and solvents cause weight gain, possibly by interfering with weight regulating hormones, neurotransmitters and altering the nervous system.

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August 28, 2016 4:46 am

The study was conducted by Institute’s Department of Radiotherapy in the year 2014 and now it has been published in latest issue of Indian Journal of Palliative care.

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August 27, 2016 7:23 am

The study found that participants active on social media platforms were generally more satisfied with life and had fewer depressive symptoms as well as chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes.

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August 27, 2016 7:06 am

Children born to women who have malaria during pregnancy are more predisposed to develop Burkitt's lymphoma, the researchers noted.

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August 27, 2016 6:55 am

Switching on the fan sucks the dirty air from outside to inside the vehicle, resulting in an accumulation of pollutants in the car.

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August 27, 2016 11:56 am

These chemicals are also being included in the obesogen category, which refers to molecules that inappropriately regulate fat and lipid metabolism to promote obesity.

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August 26, 2016 10:13 pm

The study, published online in the journal Nature Communications, reports a new role for the protein, Perilipin 5, in the cell nucleus as a regulator of fat metabolism.

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August 26, 2016 3:45 pm

This elevation in heart attack risk decreased by 25 per cent after further adjustment for other variables, such as hepatitis C infection, kidney disease, alcohol or cocaine abuse or dependence and haemoglobin levels

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August 26, 2016 3:12 pm

The study explored the effectiveness of metformin drug in counteracting weight gain associated with antipsychotics.

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August 26, 2016 9:53 pm

More than 5.5 million people worldwide die prematurely every year due to air pollution, and India as well as China together account for 55 per cent of these deaths.

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August 26, 2016 2:10 pm

The researchers analysed how the changes affected indicators of cardiovascular health, such as blood pressure, heart rate and cholesterol levels.

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August 26, 2016 1:11 pm

Researchers found that some people drink at least an extra cup of coffee every day because their genes contain a variation that breaks down caffeine quickly, leaving them wanting for more.