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Good sense of smell makes for more sympathetic individuals

October 13, 2009 5:22:51 pm

People who have a very sharp sense of smell also have the ability to empathise with others' emotion,a study has revealed.

Zeitgeist shines with fashion extravaganza

October 13, 2009 4:37:20 pm

Zeitgeist 2009 assimilated not just talent,creativity and glamour but also compassion.

169 fresh cases of swine flu across country

October 13, 2009 1:28:51 pm

No deaths due to swine flu occurred today but 169 new cases of the disease was reported from across the country with the maximum number being from Kerala.

People ‘get anxious when cut off from Internet,cell phones’

October 13, 2009 12:05:16 pm

The dependence on the Internet and mobile phones seems to have become profound.

Giving oxygen to H1N1 patients with respiratory failure improves survival

October 13, 2009 11:11:34 am

A new study has revealed that adding oxygen to the blood of H1N1 patients suffering from respiratory failure can significantly improve their survival.

Mums can infect unborn child with cancer

October 13, 2009 10:25:04 am

Solving a longstanding puzzle,scientists have finally proved that cancer cells can pass on from the mother to her unborn child.

Anaemia causing gene ‘discovered’

October 13, 2009 10:05:29 am

In a major breakthrough,scientists have discovered a gene which helps to regulate iron and haemoglobin levels.

‘Imagination’ can reduce abdominal pain in children: Study

October 12, 2009 4:06:58 pm

The study follows prior research which have shown that therapy and guided imagery are effective to reduce pain and improve quality of life.

Now,sleep disorder ‘could be diagnosed from sound of snoring’

October 12, 2009 4:02:44 pm

Scientists claim to have designed a programme which can diagnose the sleeping disorder behind the breathing problems.

Blood counts may provide clues to human disease

October 12, 2009 12:33:22 pm

Researchers claim to have uncovered the basis of genetic variations vital to the formation of blood cells.

Now,a new way to classify stomach cancers

October 12, 2009 11:41:45 am

Scientists have developed a new method to classify stomach cancers which they claim may pave for more effective treatments and better survival rates.

MP faces dengue scare; 7 deaths,247 cases in 15 days

October 11, 2009 3:22:22 pm

Dengue has claimed seven lives and about 247 positive cases have been reported from various parts of Madhya Pradesh as the disease shows no signs of abating.

Nanda unveils his latest bridal couture line

October 11, 2009 3:02:17 pm

Satya Paul presented the latest in its exquisite line of Bridal Couture from its Signature series.

Antioxidants ‘linked’ to diabetes

October 10, 2009 12:15:58 pm

A new study has found that antioxidants,which are often used as a health supplement,may hasten the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Cuba announces first swine flu deaths

October 10, 2009 12:06:19 pm

Cuba announced that three pregnant women died after contracting swine flu,the first report of A(H1N1) casualties on the communist island.

Men write short email,women write long messages: Book

October 9, 2009 2:47:39 pm

You can call it the email gender gap,but a new book has claimed that men really like it short while women like it long.

Coffee can give kids ‘sleepless nights,breathing problems’

October 9, 2009 2:11:49 pm

Coffee would have a long-lasting and detrimental effect on kids’ sleep and breathing patterns in adulthood,says a new study.

Jet lag ‘cure’ a step closer

October 9, 2009 11:02:46 am

Jet lag may soon be history thanks to scientists who have discovered the exact brain cell that sends us to sleep or keeps us awake.

Cholera vaccine seen safe,effective in India

October 9, 2009 9:29:34 am

An India-made cholera vaccine that meets WHO standards has proven to be safe and effective in young children in a part of India where the disease is endemic.

30 minute afternoon siesta can boost workers’ alertness

October 8, 2009 12:42:44 pm

To see an improvement in the performance of employees,allowing them 30-40 minute mid-afternoon siesta may prove an effective strategy.

Buying green could make you do something immoral or illegal

October 8, 2009 12:35:34 pm

Don't get excited the next time you buy something green,for although it might feel altruistic,chances are that you may behave badly afterwards.

Why coelic disease patients develop osteoporosis

October 8, 2009 12:21:08 pm

People suffering from coelic disease,a digestive condition,are at an increased risk of developing osteoporosis,as their immune system attacks bone tissue,say researchers.

‘Whatever’ tops Most Annoying Word poll in US!

October 8, 2009 12:14:52 pm

If you’re in the US or planning to go there,whatever you do don’t use the word “Whatever”,for a new survey has found that the popular slacker term of indifference irks almost half of Americans.

Anti-ageing creams could cause cancer

October 8, 2009 12:09:37 pm

Anti-ageing creams,which promise to smooth away the fine lines of maturity,could lead to cancer by stripping the skin of its protective top layer,warn experts.

Obesity,depression strongly linked

October 8, 2009 11:58:31 am

Adelaide researchers have advised doctors to closely examine the link between depression and obesity in patients because the two health problems are strongly related.

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