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Avoid giving smartphone to calm down your kid, say experts

Avoid giving smartphone to calm down your kid, say experts

New York: Parents may please take note that it is just not all right to hand your child a smartphone to calm him/her down....

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Ayurveda for Millenials

Ayurveda for Millenials

As the world moves away from chemicals and towards natural products, the ancient science of Ayurveda is gaining....

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Folinic acid may help autistic kids improve skills

Folinic acid may help autistic kids improve skills

New York: Reduced form of a B-vitamin known as folate may help improve language and communication skills of children... 

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 50% rise in diabetes deaths across India over 11 years

50% rise in diabetes deaths across India over 11 years

With a genetic predisposition brought to the fore by changing lifestyles, deaths due to diabetes increased 50 per cent....

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Skincare tips for festive season

Skincare tips for festive season

New Delhi: From staying hydrated, moisturising your skin to saying no to hot water bath, it is important to give....

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Asthma drug could prevent liver disease

Asthma drug could prevent liver disease

New York: A drug commonly used for the prevention of allergies and asthma has shown promise in preventing liver...

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 How teenagers learn differently than adults

How teenagers learn differently than adults

New York: An adolescent's ability to learn and form memories is closely linked to the reward-seeking behaviour....

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Weak handgrip may indicate poor health

Weak handgrip may indicate poor health

London: A handgrip could be used for early detection of health problems that may lead to premature death...

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 One in every four men in Aizawl facing cancer threat

One in every four men in Aizawl facing cancer threat

Aizawl: Men in Mizoram's capital Aizawl have much higher probability of developing cancer than their counterparts...

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 Hypertension may affect cognitive skills in children

Hypertension may affect cognitive skills in children

New York: Hypertension or high blood pressure is rapidly increasing in children, largely as a consequence of their obesity....

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Parent-child bonds may affect your midlife health

Parent-child bonds may affect your midlife health

New York: Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child's physical health, but lack of good relationship with parents...

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 Internet addiction may up risk of depression, anxiety

Internet addiction may up risk of depression, anxiety

Toronto: Excessive use of internet may significantly increase the risk of mental health problems such as depression...

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Researchers find novel way to kill cancer cells

Researchers find novel way to kill cancer cells

New York: Researchers at Harvard Medical School have found how certain tumours develop a taste for fat over sugar...

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  Healthy diet develops better reading skills in children

Healthy diet develops better reading skills in children

London: A healthy diet may develop better reading skills in the first three school years, shows a recent study from Finland...

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Eating food off the floor is not safe at all

Eating food off the floor is not safe at all

New York: Food, once dropped on the floor, is not safe to eat, however quickly you pick it up, warns a new study... 

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  Why hereditary diseases are so hard to get rid of

Why hereditary diseases are so hard to get rid of

London: Some high-risk gene variants, such as those for Alzheimer's disease or cancer, can persist in the population....

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Low socioeconomic status a factor for heart attack

Low socioeconomic status a factor for heart attack

London: Low socio-economic status can increase the chances of getting a second heart attack or stroke....

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Being sole breadwinner may affect men's health

Being sole breadwinner may affect men's health

New York: Psychological well-being and health status declines in men as they tend to take more financial responsibility....

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 Improper diet causes poor heart health in kids

Improper diet causes poor heart health in kids

New York: Children who eat high-calorie, low-nutrition food and avoid eating healthy are at risk of having....

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 Protein key to combating lung cancer identified

Protein key to combating lung cancer identified

Singapore: Medical researchers have found that inhibiting a protein called BMI1 could impair tumour growth....

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