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Girl Gang Foreva!

Be it a heartbreak or a promotion, they are always there by your side! This study says that your girl gang can contribute to your well-being!

21 Oct 2019 2:13 AM

It's a 'maintenance hole', not manhole: This US city bans 40 gender-specific words

The San Francisco Bay Area city is known for its long history of progressive politics and 'first of' ordinances.

19 Jul 2019 12:46 PM

Toxic effects post-wildfires are more harmful than the calamity itself

Scientists have studied wildfires for decades learning much about the impact on air, soil and nearby ecosystems in the urban communities.

13 Mar 2019 6:14 PM

Rare sunfish washes ashore California

The mystery of the rare sea creature discovered ashore the southern California beach.

05 Mar 2019 5:55 PM

Exercise can counter bad work schedules

Exercising may counter effects of jet lag, shift work and other inconsistent schedules: Study.

23 Feb 2019 1:23 PM

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Long work week may up diabetes risk for women

Exercise breaks, or getting lots of activity outside work, or other lifestyle decisions might potentially help.

26 Jul 2018 6:20 PM

Thinking skills may suffer on hot days

Heat waves have detrimental effects in young healthy adults too.

12 Jul 2018 6:47 PM

Eating walnuts may halve type 2 diabetes risk: Study

The average intake among walnut consumers was approximately 1.5 tablespoons per day.

02 Jul 2018 3:33 PM

Cataract surgery tied to lower risk of car crashes

Drivers with cataracts were 9 percent less likely to be involved in collisions after surgery.

30 Jun 2018 5:09 PM

Seafood tied to more sex and faster conception

It also wasn’t clear what types of fish people ate, which could influence their risk of mercury exposure.

22 Jun 2018 3:07 PM

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Vitamin D cuts breast cancer risk: Study

Higher levels of vitamin D were associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer.

17 Jun 2018 5:00 PM

Doctors have cost concerns about genetic tests for disease risk

Prenatal genetic tests accounted for the greatest spending, followed by hereditary cancer tests, the analysis found.

15 Jun 2018 2:56 PM

Beyond drugs, it's not clear which ADHD treatments work

It is likely that a combination of medicine and behavioural interventions will be best suited for many.

02 Jun 2018 1:27 PM

Obesity may put lupus patients at risk

Lifestyle interventions to improve body composition may reduce the severity of symptoms experienced by persons with lupus.

11 May 2018 5:02 PM

Atmospheric seasons could signal alien life

It's a tricky business, since biosignatures based on single measurements of atmospheric gases could be misleading.

10 May 2018 8:41 PM

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Foetal immune rejection may cause preterm labour: study

An initial infection in the mother can result in inflammation and arouse the foetal immune system.

30 Apr 2018 5:13 PM

Enzyme that affects ageing, cancer decoded: Study

n 1985 Blackburn discovered telomerase, and its remarkable capacity to extend a cell's lifespan.

26 Apr 2018 3:52 PM

Easier detection of concussions!

Clinical practitioners require a relevant and reliable diagnostic test to determine high versus low probability of mTBI

24 Apr 2018 3:54 PM

Just one concussion may up Parkinson's risk: study

There are a number of plausible theories as to how a brain injury - even a slight one - might lead to Parkinson's.

19 Apr 2018 9:11 PM

More activity, healthier diet tied to extended survival after colon cancer

Eating more red and processed meat was not associated with survival or cancer recurrence.

19 Apr 2018 3:14 PM

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Here’s how much people poop in their lives

Scientists provide a comprehensive breakdown on how much people excrete in their lifetime.

23 Mar 2018 9:56 AM

More Americans at risk for heart attack and stroke

But there are many other factors people can change, including poor diet, lack of exercise, smoking, excess weight.

20 Mar 2018 4:03 PM

Novel protein mat can soak up pollution: study

This opens the door to the creation of larger mats that could soak up toxic chemicals in places like war zones.

18 Mar 2018 2:46 PM

Spring arriving earlier at poles than elsewhere: study

Springtime provides important biological cues for many plant and animal species, and it's unclear how an accelerated spring could play out.

05 Mar 2018 3:44 PM

Moon formed from donut-shaped cloud of vapourised rock: study

Tests have shown that the Moon is far less abundant in many volatile elements that are relatively common on Earth.

01 Mar 2018 3:57 PM

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Action thriller explores meaning of life and universe

Having put his exploration cap on, Kanchan is looking forward to a future that involves more writing.

28 Feb 2018 1:03 AM

New study finds diverse audiences drive blockbusters

Black Panther is one such exceptions to the rule, it has grossed $700 million worldwide in two weeks of release.

27 Feb 2018 7:55 PM

Self-compassion may protect perfectionists from getting depressed

Self-compassion seems to sever the link between perfectionism (and depression), even though it is really tentative and not definitive.

24 Feb 2018 12:15 PM

Social media use may affect teens' real life relationships: study

Those from low-income families said that social media experiences more frequently spilled over into real life.

22 Feb 2018 5:05 PM

Teens work hard to appear interesting on social media: study

Their social rules for online interaction require a higher level of sensitivity than do those for in-person communication.

18 Feb 2018 3:47 PM

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New tool may identify drugs for asthma, hypertension

The device is called fluorescently labeled elastomeric contractible surfaces(FLECS).

10 Feb 2018 5:33 PM

Autism, schizophrenia share molecular traits: study

The molecular pathology showed significant overlap between distinct disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia.

10 Feb 2018 2:10 PM

Over-the-counter painkillers may influence emotions: study

Painkillers also affected the ability to process information. 

08 Feb 2018 12:12 PM

Polar bears starving due to climate change: study

Researchers have been studying polar bears in the Beaufort Sea area since the 1980s.

03 Feb 2018 10:11 AM

Consuming turmeric improves memory and mood: study

The study, published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, involved 40 adults who had mild memory complaints.

28 Jan 2018 6:05 PM

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Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimer's risk: study

Four people taking curcumin, and two taking placebos, experienced mild side effects such as abdominal pain and nausea.

24 Jan 2018 4:09 PM

Study reveals women are the most difficult family members to live with, but they have good intentions

Most respondents felt that 15% of their relationships were difficult

23 Jan 2018 6:26 PM

Sound therapy may train the brain to ignore tinnitus

Causes might include grinding the teeth at night or taking certain medications like aspirin or certain anti-inflammatory drugs.

21 Jan 2018 5:03 PM

Use of non-cigarette tobacco products tied to teen smoking

More than 2 million middle- and high-school students tried e-cigarettes in 2016.

05 Jan 2018 12:53 PM

Higher income can make you selfish: study

Individuals at the lower end of the income scale were more likely to experience emotions that focus on other people, compassion and love.

23 Dec 2017 12:44 PM

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'Patients should write their own medical records'

The team conducted in-depth telephone interviews with 29 health care experts.

03 Dec 2017 8:20 AM

HIV-positive adults under-treated for heart problems

People with both HIV and cardiovascular problems receive inferior cardiovascular care when compared to the patients without HIV.

26 Nov 2017 9:00 PM

A long-lasting solution to wheat's 'rusty' new problem

The findings are published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

18 Nov 2017 7:29 PM

Brain areas that can be zapped to boost memory identified

The study suggests that even low currents of electricity can affect the brain circuits that control memory and human learning.

30 Oct 2017 8:05 PM

Risk of irregular heart rhythm rises with weight and age

For each additional 10 pounds, the atrial fibrillation rate increases by 31% in men and by 18% in women.

28 Oct 2017 11:35 AM

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Pumas more social than previously thought: study

The research shows that food sharing among this group of mountain lions is a social activity.

12 Oct 2017 6:04 PM

Scientists say oldest tree species on Earth in peril

A new study's findings can be used to understand more complex forests with several types of trees harvested for timber.

14 Sep 2017 3:00 PM

Rahul’s candid talk: Why BJP sees red

The first doesn’t wash since the present Prime Minister, times without number, has hit out at his political rivals when abroad.

14 Sep 2017 2:08 AM

Ready to be 2019 PM candidate: Rahul Gandhi at University of California

During his speech at the prestigious American university, Rahul said the Congress had broken the back of terrorism in Kashmir by 2013.

12 Sep 2017 9:25 AM

Jamia, AMU tieup with California University

JMI chancellor Dr. Najma Heptulla said the aim of the collaboration is to make JMI a top notch institution not only in India but also globally.

20 Aug 2017 6:34 AM

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New 'sleep switch' find paves way for better insomnia cure

A team at the University of California conducted the study.

11 Aug 2017 11:26 AM

Pioneering researcher on the brain's 'plasticity' has died

Her subsequent research found that the brain can continue to develop at any age.

30 Jul 2017 10:14 AM


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