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Kidney transplant drugs ‘don’t raise cancer risk’

May 3, 2010 12:16:11 pm

Kidney transplants give patients additional years of productive life,but their risk of developing cancer is high -- due to the need to take immunosuppressive drugs to prevent organ rejection.

Five minutes in the green can boost self esteem

May 3, 2010 11:03:36 am

Just five minutes of exercise a day in the great outdoors can improve mental health,according to a study released.

Stressed babies ‘adjust growth patterns’

April 30, 2010 10:38:12 am

Moms-to-be,please note --pregnancy can make you a bit anxious at times,but avoiding stress to a greater extent may help in developing a healthy child,say scientists.

What women think while having sex

April 29, 2010 12:18:49 pm

A Hollywood hunk,ex-lovers,a blue film scene and even what to buy in a grocery store—these are things that women think of while having sex.

Sex ‘not the equivalent of a cardio workout’

April 29, 2010 12:15:29 pm

A steamy sex session is not the same as an intense workout at the gym,says a health expert.

Alexander McQueen took cocktail of drugs before hanging himself

April 29, 2010 10:35:33 am

An inquest into fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s death has heard that he took a cocktail of drugs and slashed his wrists before hanging himself.

Does breastfeeding protect against asthma?

April 29, 2010 9:23:31 am

Sticking to a strict diet of mom's milk during the first 4 months of life may reduce a child's risk of developing asthma by their eighth birthday,according to a new study.

China lifts ban on entry of HIV-infected people

April 28, 2010 10:48:41 am

Ahead of the Shanghai world Expo,China has lifted a 20-year-old ban on entry for foreigners with HIV,AIDS,other sexually-transmitted diseases and leprosy.

Now,a 5-min test to detect bowel cancer!

April 28, 2010 10:34:50 am

In what could be called a major breakthrough,scientists claim to have developed a ‘screening test’ which not only takes just five minutes to detect bowel cancer,but also cuts down the risk of developing the disease.

National training program on parents skills by IAP

April 27, 2010 4:51:42 pm

The Indian Academy of Pediatrics launched its first national training program on parenting,focused on Adolescent Behavior and Parenting Skills.

Laughter affects body just the way exercise does

April 27, 2010 12:02:02 pm

Repetitive laughter could have the same effects on the body as exercise,according to a new study.

Eat like the Greeks to boost your brainpower

April 27, 2010 10:44:15 am

People who eat a classic Mediterranean diet rich in vegetables,fruits,olive oil,cereals and fish improve their brainpower.

Depressed? You must like chocolate

April 27, 2010 9:22:00 am

People who are depressed eat more chocolate than people who are not,researchers said,in a study that puts numbers behind the link between mood and chocolate.

Smoking may be in your genes

April 26, 2010 11:34:32 am

For some smokers,quitting the habit could be especially difficult because their dependence may be explained in part by genetics,says a new study.

Sex wonder pill set to make history

April 26, 2010 10:21:12 am

The pill that promises to get rid of the problem of premature ejaculation is all set to hit UK shelves.

‘Harm reduction’ needed to cut drug-user AIDS risk

April 26, 2010 8:52:42 am

Barely a twentieth of the estimated $3.2 billion needed is put into preventing drug users spreading the AIDS virus.

Surgeons complete world’s first full-face transplant

April 24, 2010 12:29:14 pm

During the 24-hour surgery,doctors lifted an entire face and placed it mask-like onto a man who shoot himself in the face five years ago.

AIDS vaccine researcher hopeful

April 24, 2010 9:37:12 am

A leader in the search for a vaccine against HIV,which causes AIDS,said that recent advances have given scientists new reason for hope.

‘Play with styles’

April 23, 2010 9:48:51 pm

There is good news for all Denim fans who have been saving up for their summer shopping expeditions!

Smacking makes kids ‘aggressive’

April 23, 2010 1:57:42 pm

A new study has suggested that smacking kids as young as three can turn them into bullies before they reach school.

‘Drink lemonade to prevent kidney stones’

April 23, 2010 1:42:09 pm

Drinking lemonade can prevent kidney stones,according to an American expert.

Now,painless vaccines!

April 23, 2010 1:32:42 pm

it surely was too much pain,for a lot of good. Now,the trade-off is unlikely to stay current. In what would make childhood immunisation easier and pain-free,scientists have developed a patch — the size of a postage stamp — which they claim could be used to deliver cheap,needle-free vaccines. A new study,led by the University of […]

Study debunks smoking makes you slimmer myth

April 23, 2010 12:14:31 pm

According to a four-year analysis by researchers at the University of Navarra,people who never smoked put on less weight than active smokers or those who stop smoking.

Boozing may lead to premature ageing: Study

April 22, 2010 3:46:13 pm

In one more reason why one should give up booze,a new study has claimed that drinking alcohol accelerates the process of aging and increases the risk of cancer.

Wine lovers can now make their own Bordeaux vintage

April 22, 2010 1:22:53 pm

Do-it-yourself winemaking company Crushpad has now opened another D-I-Y winery at Chateau Teyssier in the heart of Saint-Emilion,France.