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Schizophrenia linked to genes?

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A massive gene trawl has linked over 100 DNA coding mutations to schizophrenia, yielding critical clues about what causes the illness and possibly how to treat it, scientists said on Tuesday.

Rosemary, oregano help fight diabetes

Recent research has shown that herbs could provide a natural way to help lower glucose in blood

Paracetamol no better than placebo for low back pain

Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial publish

Singer Adele wins damages over photos of her son

British singer Adele has accepted a five-figure sum in damages on behalf of her two-year-old son from a paparazzi agency that took photos of his “milestone moments”, her lawyers said on Wednesday.

Neel Mukherjee in first global Booker longlist

Kolkata-born Neel Mukherjee’s new book, The Lives of Others, was on Wednesday longlisted for the first global Booker Prize this year.

Pay whatever you like to stay in Paris

Five Paris hotels today launched a scheme allowing guests to “pay what you want” in an experiment that may be extended if successful.

Men change tone talking to women?

Men instinctively adopt a sing-song tone when talking to a woman they find attractive, a new study has found.

A star studded grand finale

Bipasha Basu present creations by Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers  — BUNNY SMITH

The last day of the week-long fashion extravaganza at the India Couture Week saw first-time participants Rimple and Harpreet Narula’s collection, titled The Eternal Wanderlust, Sulakshana Monga’s Rede

Morning people are unethical during the night

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Researchers found that the level of dishonesty was found to be heightened when people were outside of their preferred time of day. In the morning, evening people are more unethical than morning people, the study found

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was oracular in his prophecy: “When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago”. Sixty-two years after the Sino-India border conflict, the Indian state remains obtusely paranoid about making the Henderson Brooks Report public.

Wellington, New Zealand Rarely, if ever, have I written a self-referential essay. However, I had occasion to visit the Te Papa Tongarewa, the National Museum of New Zealand. My leisurely stroll through the museum enabled me to peruse the exhibits with some care.