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Health

Find out why hugging is so important

Research, carried out by University College London further found that cuddles are endangered as humans become engrossed in digital world.

19 Oct 2017 10:03 AM

Scientists may have discovered cause of dyslexia

In people with reading disability, cells are arranged in matching patterns in both eyes, which may confuse brain with "mirror" images.

19 Oct 2017 8:42 AM

Chinese herbal medicines may cause liver cancer, says study

Findings suggest measures needed to prevent people from consuming aristolochic acids (AA), derived from woody vines of Aristolochia plants.

19 Oct 2017 8:12 AM

Training exercise to boost brain power identified by scientists

Scientists decided to compare directly the leading types of exercises and measure people's brain activity before and after training.

18 Oct 2017 8:27 PM

Risk of heart valve disorder may increase due to hypertension

Mitral regurgitation leads to a backflow of blood into the heart, causing symptoms such as shortness of breath and tiredness.

18 Oct 2017 8:21 PM

Boy sleeps for two weeks due to mysterious condition

Doctors were able to help him wake up after giving medication meant to prevent seizures but the boy didn't show any seizure like symptoms.

18 Oct 2017 7:35 PM

Scientists can now calculate the number of healthy years left in your life

Non-lifestyle related factors like age and gender also play a part with women having a higher healthy life expectancy.

18 Oct 2017 3:11 PM

Scientists create pill that could stop type 2 diabetes

Read on to find out more.

18 Oct 2017 2:20 PM

Cognitive decline may be prevented through healthy lifestyle, says study

Many risk factors for atherosclerosis can be modified by following a healthy diet and adequate physical activity.

18 Oct 2017 1:33 PM

Find out why boys are at a greater risk of being diagnosed with autism

It is also seen in other neurodevelopmental disorders, like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), specific language impairments.

18 Oct 2017 1:25 PM