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Body's natural defense turns tumor promoter under inflammation: Study

January 18, 2020 11:45 am

Researches including those from the Imperial College London reveal that a body's natural protein can favour tumour growth in people who have chronic skin inflation.

Here's how you can extend the life of clothes

January 15, 2020 2:51 pm

According to a recent study by the University of Leeds, shorter and cooler cycles of washing clothes may extend the life of garments and reduce the number of microfibres released in the environment.

Did you know the science behind an itch?

August 25, 2019 11:42 am

The researchers had previously discovered a set of inhibitory neurons in the spinal cord that act like cellular brakes, keeping the mechanical itch pathway in the spinal cord turned off most of the time.

Not just sedentary lifestyle, sports help children fight emotional distress

June 05, 2019 11:51 am

The study also pointed out how being less emotionally distressed at the juncture between elementary and high school is a priceless benefit for children as they are about to enter a much larger universe with bigger academic challenges.

Here's why your brain makes inconsistent choices

May 29, 2019 12:20 pm

The brain areas that usually make rational choices sometimes make irrational ones too. This contradicts previous theories that have suggested rational and irrational decision-making are influenced by activity in separate parts of the brain, or by different thinking processes.

Loneliness is as harmful in senior citizens as obesity and smoking: Study

April 30, 2019 2:14 pm

Published in the peer-reviewed journal of Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), the researchers explained loneliness as an emotional state of perceived isolation which increases early death risk in heart patients.

Chandigarh: Open land area in city down from 32 per cent in 2000 to about 8 per cent now: Study

May 20, 2017 2:13 pm

The highest percentage of open land was recorded in 2000 was 32 per cent in the city, and it has been in continuous decline since then.