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Over 2.5 lakh British teenagers at high risk of skin cancer

November 13, 2009 11:21:36 am

Over 2.5 lakh British teenagers are at high risk of developing skin cancer due to the use of tanning beds.

Top 10 cities to party the night away

November 13, 2009 11:06:58 am

Lonely Planet lists the world's top 10 party cities in its new guide,the "1000 Ultimate Experiences."

Decision-making ‘is a pleasure’

November 13, 2009 11:01:02 am

From choosing food to solving mathematical problems,it's pleasure which is involved in all types of decision-making,says a new study.

Allergy drug tackles nasal congestion: study

November 13, 2009 10:42:36 am

The ‘second generation’ allergy drug desloratadine significantly reduces both the runny nose and congestion.

Does cataract surgery make eye disease worse?

November 13, 2009 10:37:23 am

Cataract surgery does not appear to worsen the course of AMD,a progressive loss of vision due to deterioration of nerve tissue in retina.

Trouble thinking? Better see the dentist

November 13, 2009 10:35:09 am

Good oral care such as regular brushing and flossing may help aging adults keep their thinking skills intact,according to a study.

Dark chocolate ‘a good stress buster’

November 12, 2009 10:42:13 am

An Indian-origin researcher has provided people the perfect excuse to grab a choco bar.

Faulty body clock genes could cause bipolar disorder in kids

November 12, 2009 10:37:32 am

Genes behind malfunctioning circadian clock could be responsible for bipolar disorder in children,according to a study.

Tainted food surprisingly deadly in adults: WHO

November 12, 2009 10:24:22 am

Millions of adults die every year from bugs and toxins in what they eat,according to a new World Health Organization data.

Poor nutrition stunts growth of 200 million children: U.N.

November 12, 2009 10:16:04 am

Nearly 200 million children in developing countries suffer from stunted growth and health problems due to poor nutrition in their early years.

Yves Saint Laurent’s belongings up for grabs

November 11, 2009 3:10:44 pm

Auction house Christie’s will be auctioning off items belonging to the late French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge.

Women more likely to suffer depression after stroke than men

November 11, 2009 10:13:29 am

Women are more likely to suffer from depression after stroke than men,according to a large new review of studies.

Now,apples that don’t rot

November 10, 2009 12:21:25 pm

A team of scientists has claimed to have developed a new variety of apple which can stay fresh for months.

Dirty air,heat,cold may all trigger heart attacks

November 10, 2009 10:51:09 am

Extreme temperatures and heavy air pollution boost heart attack risk,according to a major new study.

Lack of health care worsens women’s life quality: WHO

November 10, 2009 10:44:28 am

Despite living six to eight years longer than men,women lack essential health care throughout their lives,WHO said.

Good posture ‘boosts confidence’

November 9, 2009 3:19:27 pm

A good posture can boost confidence and promote self-assurance in people,according to a new study.

Heating,air-conditioning,carpets may be bad for your health

November 9, 2009 11:41:09 am

Damp environments,poorly maintained heating and air-conditioning systems as well as carpeting could negatively affect indoor air quality,according to experts.

Obesity causes more than 100,000 types of cancers: Study

November 9, 2009 10:53:19 am

Over 100,000 types of cancers are caused by obesity,according to an American study.

Why some people have curly hair

November 9, 2009 9:44:56 am

Wondering why do some people have curly hair? Well,scientists claim to have identified a gene responsible for creating such tresses.

A miracle baby lives with his heart out of his body

November 8, 2009 11:01:24 am

2-month-old Neel born with 'Ectopia Cordis' —malformation of heart outside the body — survives after undergoing a surgery by doctors.

100 & counting: H1N1-hit Pune gears up for a ‘chilly’ winter

November 7, 2009 10:40:00 am

Pune has emerged as the epicentre of swine flu with its 100th victim.

Gene therapy can cure brain disease: Scientists

November 6, 2009 2:36:41 pm

In what could raise hopes of thousands of families,scientists have managed to halt a rare brain disease that kills boys by the time of adolescence through an experimental gene therapy.

Stella McCartney tops Harper’s Bazaar Best-Dressed Woman of 2009 list

November 6, 2009 1:16:21 pm

Designer Stella McCartney has topped Harper’s Bazaar’s Best-Dressed Woman of 2009 list.

Here’s why nice guys usually get the girls

November 6, 2009 11:19:04 am

The new study showed that groups in which a more gentlemanly approach to mating prevails do better on the whole.

Green tea may help fight oral cancer

November 6, 2009 10:41:47 am

Green tea extract has been found effective in preventing oral cancer,say researchers.