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Australia restricts use of saliva, sweat to shine ball

Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), in consultation with medical experts, sporting bodies and governments, has come up with guidelines

01 May 2020 4:51 PM

Chewing gum can help deliver vitamins

The researchers used an identical gum product without vitamin supplements as a placebo in the study.

12 Oct 2018 6:45 PM

E-cigarettes raise risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

Vaping may raise levels of DNA-damaging chemicals like formaldehyde in saliva, which can put users at greater risk of oral, throat cancer.

21 Aug 2018 9:23 AM

City upbringing may increase mental illness risk: study

Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems.

01 May 2018 2:03 PM

Laser-based saliva test to help diagnose diseases early

The proteins in the liquid scatter the light, which is registered by the detector.

23 Apr 2018 3:42 PM


Rodents are 68 per cent better at sniffing out tuberculosis than swab tests

Study says rodents were able to do it by learning specific odour which is emitted by tuberculosis-infected mucus.

10 Apr 2018 2:35 PM

Saliva prevents traveller's diarrhoea: study

When examined under the microscope, significantly fewer bacteria were able to attach to the tissue in the presence of histatin-5.

10 Mar 2018 2:06 PM

Find out about sex habits women dislike

Here are habits women find completely unappealing while having sex.

27 Feb 2018 5:12 PM

Small molecules in spit may help diagnose concussions: study

These microRNAs could correctly identify if a participant would have prolonged symptoms or not.

25 Nov 2017 2:14 PM

Protein in tears, egg whites may help generate electricity

The discovery may have wide reaching applications and could lead to further research in the area of energy harvesting.

03 Oct 2017 1:37 PM


Letting dog lick your face is a bad idea

Experts reveal dog owner’s are at high risk of potentially catching deadly disease when they allow pooches to lick their faces.

31 Jul 2017 12:20 PM

Blowing out birthday candles increases bacteria on icing, says study

New study shows blowing out birthday candles increases bacteria on the cake's icing exponentially.

29 Jul 2017 11:30 AM