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COVID-19: Most homemade masks block large cough droplets, even as single layer, says study

September 19, 2020 4:11 pm

While earlier studies have focussed on the transfer of tiny, nanoscale aerosol particles through masks, the researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the US said speaking, coughing, and sneezing generates larger droplets -- about one millimeter in diameter -- that can carry virus particles.

Higher intake of whole grains may lower diabetes risk, suggests study

June 02, 2020 4:52 pm

The study analysed data from three studies that followed health professionals in the US over time.

Olive leaf extract could help treat type 2 diabetes: Study

January 27, 2020 1:04 pm

Turns out that even olive leaves are great for health if a new study is anything to go by.

Local pollutants major contributor to Delhi's foul air: Study

January 11, 2020 11:51 am

A recent study that gathered four years of pollution data from Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh suggested that local sources of pollution such as traffic, construction and domestic heating has contributed to the pollution in Delhi NCR.

Here's how brain balances pleasure, pain experiences

January 01, 2020 12:57 pm

According to the study, published in the journal Neuron, different classes of nerve cells control positive and negative motivations.

Longer exposure to obesity is linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, shows study

December 24, 2019 4:47 pm

According to the researchers, the results highlight the importance of overweight or obesity in early adulthood as risk factors for adult diabetes.

Can a bandage help in bone repair? A new study suggests so

December 16, 2019 3:13 pm

The researchers, including those from Duke University in the US, said the findings may lead to a general method for improving bone repair after damage that may find applications in medical products like biodegradable bandages, implant coatings, or bone grafts.

Study suggests snacks are increasingly replacing meals in India; here's why

December 05, 2019 3:00 pm

Over 70 per cent of those surveyed in India agreed that they indulge in higher instances of snacking through the day compared to a year ago.

Hate vegetables? Blame it on a gene

November 12, 2019 12:40 pm

Researchers say that the role of genetics in taste will be important to research further as people's food preferences change.

Air pollution in India linked to heart attack, stroke: Study

November 10, 2019 2:13 pm

Previous studies indicate that inflammation and atherosclerosis are most likely responsible for the association between long-term exposure to air pollution and cardiovascular disease and mortality.