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Single cocaine dose affects perception of sadness, anger: Study

Single cocaine dose affects perception of sadness, anger: Study

London: A single dose of cocaine interferes with a person's ability to recognise negative emotions such as anger... 

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Going in for long-distance running? Get your heart screened first

Going in for long-distance running? Get your heart screened first

New Delhi: Are you in your 40s and eager to run your first half-marathon or are even contemplating entering into... 

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How physical activity helps the elderly stay sharp

How physical activity helps the elderly stay sharp

New York: Older adults who regularly engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity perform better in mental... 

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 Treatment to reduce bed-wetting

Treatment to reduce bed-wetting

London: Researchers have reported a method to reduce the frequency of night time bed-wetting and improve the quality... 

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Drug to counter nuclear radiation effects

Drug to counter nuclear radiation effects

New York: An injection given a day after exposure to nuclear radiation may increase survival chances of victims...

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Most deaths caused by smokeless tobacco in India

Most deaths caused by smokeless tobacco in India

London: More than a quarter of a million people in the world die each year from using smokeless tobacco...

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Depression doesn't spread: Researchers

Depression doesn't spread: Researchers

New York: A healthy mood spreads faster through social networks but depression does not, say researchers....

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If fear of death is stalking you, let it die

If fear of death is stalking you, let it die

New Delhi: "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time," ...

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Mother's education can affect daughter's birth weight

Mother's education can affect daughter's birth weight

New York: Social factors such as a woman's education level and marital status before pregnancy can affect...

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Organ donation should be made compulsory in India: experts

Organ donation should be made compulsory in India: experts

New Delhi: Lack of strong policies to make organ donation compulsory leads to the death of over five lakh people... 

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Malaria puts kids at deadly blood cancer risk

Malaria puts kids at deadly blood cancer risk

New York: Children infected with the malaria parasite are likely to experience DNA damage that can lead...

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Good healthcare not linked to affluence, but policies: Cardiac surgeon Devi Shetty

Good healthcare not linked to affluence, but policies: Cardiac surgeon Devi Shetty

New Delhi: Famous for providing affordable heart care to thousands, eminent cardiac surgeon Devi Prasad Shetty...

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Iodine supplementation in pregnancy boosts kids' IQ

Iodine supplementation in pregnancy boosts kids' IQ

London: Women who take iodine supplements before and during pregnancy are likely to have kids with higher...

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Cooking oil that can be used 80 times over

Cooking oil that can be used 80 times over

Kuala Lumpur: Using palm oil and a natural herb extract, researchers have produced a cooking oil that can be used... 

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Diabetes may weaken immunity

Diabetes may weaken immunity

New York: People with uncontrolled diabetes may find it hard to control infections as high blood sugar can unleash...

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Use soap free cleansers for the face and a mild scrub for your body

Use soap free cleansers for the face and a mild scrub for your body

Most of the people stop using sunscreen once the climate becomes cool and cloudy. Make a habit of using a sunscreen...

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Exercise in early teens could curb diabetes risk

Exercise in early teens could curb diabetes risk

London: When it comes to curbing diabetes risk through physical activities, exercise before.... 

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Eat spicy food daily to lower death risk

Eat spicy food daily to lower death risk

London: Include more fresh and dried chilli pepper in your diet as eating spicy foods daily has now been linked to... 

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15 minutes a day of physical activity good for the elderly

15 minutes a day of physical activity good for the elderly

London: Any physical activity - from a little morning walk to picking your grandchildren from the bus stop - during... 

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