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Sex on first date can lead to meaningful relationship: study

September 22, 2011 11:49:55 am

Study at University of Iowa also revealed that living together before marriage is not a bad idea.

Families that exercise together grow healthy in mind and body together too

September 22, 2011 11:21:44 am

Study said exercising as a family helps strengthen the emotional bonds between members.

Poor women get more unneeded breast cancer surgery

September 22, 2011 9:59:58 am

The women that were getting this unnecessary surgery were more likely to be of lower socioeconomic status,were older.

Incurable diseases offer big rewards in China stem cell scams

September 21, 2011 3:46:50 pm

Chinese hotel manager Hong Chun had trouble using chopsticks after a minor stroke and sought treatment.

BP drugs may extend lives of melanoma patients

September 21, 2011 3:31:34 pm

Researchers looked at medical records of melanoma patients who had taken beta-blockers.

Children with alcoholic parents likely to be driven to drink

September 21, 2011 3:12:21 pm

People who consume large quantities of alcohol run a higher risk of developing dependency in future.

Soon,human heart cells that can be paced with light

September 21, 2011 3:10:20 pm

Researchers say this will provide new insight into the heart function.

Premature babies face higher death risk as kids,adults: study

September 21, 2011 11:25:33 am

Health problems linked to earlier death included heart disease,diabetes and asthma,says study

A method to identify prostate cancer?

September 20, 2011 6:10:34 pm

Scientists discriminating cancerous cells in bodily fluids from those that are healthy.

Yawning may be natural ‘brain-cooling’ mechanism: study

September 20, 2011 12:14:24 pm

Study found that people are more likely to yawn in winter as opposed to summer.

Genetic links to schizophrenia?

September 20, 2011 10:56:15 am

It has long been recognised that schizophrenia is highly heritable.

Child abuse rose with recession: study

September 20, 2011 10:46:06 am

Rate of abusive head injuries raised from 8.9 per 1,00,000 children to 14.7 after Dec 2007.

Scientists find way to prevent HIV from damaging immune system

September 20, 2011 10:38:12 am

Study said HIV is unable to damage immune system if cholesterol is removed from virus's membrane.

New technique that makes cancer cells ‘glow’ during surgery developed

September 20, 2011 10:33:07 am

Technique will help surgeons to identify and remove tumours measuring just one tenth of millimeter.

Child mimic parents when it comes to healthy food

September 19, 2011 11:27:00 am

Watching parent eat initially disliked or novel foods can enhance child’s preference for those foods.

3-4 cups of coffee can cut stroke risk by 17 pc: research

September 19, 2011 10:40:14 am

Antioxidants in coffee stop blood clots in brain as they protect against cholesterol build-up.

Implementing scheme to enable public get costly treatment

September 17, 2011 8:55:44 pm

Kerala govt was trying to implement insurance scheme to enable people avail costly treatment: Chandy.

2 new diabetes pills up pancreatic cancer risk threefold

September 17, 2011 2:50:44 pm

Study finds a six-fold increase in the odds ratio for reported cases of pancreatitis with these drugs.

Lifestyle changes that lower heart disease risk

September 17, 2011 1:47:02 pm

Exercising,eating fruit and vegetables,reducing alcohol intake could slash amount of bad cholesterol in blood.

World’s largest sperm bank shuns redheads over low demand

September 17, 2011 1:41:49 pm

There is a huge demand for sperm from donors with brown hair and brown eyes.

Onions key to happiness?

September 16, 2011 4:33:55 pm

Shoppers were quizzed on 100 everyday staples to find out how happy they made them,relative to price.

Why it is hard to control anger at times?

September 16, 2011 2:47:02 pm

When levels of brain chemical called serotonin are low,it becomes more difficult to control anger.

Apple and pear may help keep stroke away

September 16, 2011 12:38:55 pm

Risk of stroke incidence was 52 pc lower for people with high intake of white fruits and vegetables.

‘Early risers are happier and slimmer’

September 15, 2011 4:25:06 pm

The researchers quizzed around 1,100 men and women about their health and sleeping habits.

Body odour? Gene disorder may be the culprit

September 15, 2011 1:13:24 pm

Metabolic disorder trimethylaminuria may sporadically produce malodors despite good hygiene.