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Life, Health, 30 Sep 2017

Eating placenta harmful for mother, child: Study

The placenta is an organ serving as the connection between mother and developing baby.

30 Sep 2017 6:33 PM

Here's when the humanbrain learns to recall

Research finds that significant changes occur in the areas of the hippocampus responsible for recalling detail well after the age of six.

30 Sep 2017 3:30 PM

Dozing off during lecture? Blame your neurons

Neurons in a brain area associated with rewards may be responsible for the wave of sleepiness when one is bored.

30 Sep 2017 3:26 PM

Frequent sauna bathing may cut high BP risk in men: study

Elevated blood pressure is documented to be one of the most important risk factors of cardiovascular diseases.

30 Sep 2017 2:56 PM

Find out what are the darker effects of meditation

Experts caution against meditation as it may lead people to dwell on negative instances in life.

30 Sep 2017 12:02 PM


Babies with older siblings at greater flu risk: Study

Babies born between July and December were at a high risk as they would be very young at the start of the flu season.

30 Sep 2017 11:30 AM

Being unable to identofy smells could indicate dementia, says study

According to the study, those who cannot identify four out of five common odors were more than twice as likely to develop the disease.

30 Sep 2017 10:58 AM

Male hormones make them more susceptible to cancer

Researchers say male hormones may facilitate infection with a virus that can cause a type of cancer known as Kaposi's sarcoma.

30 Sep 2017 10:18 AM

Scientists develop smartphone-based test which can detect HIV in seconds

The mobile test uses surface acoustic wave (SAW) biochips, which are based on microelectronic components found in smartphones.

30 Sep 2017 8:16 AM

Heart disease may be prevented through meditation, says study

Researchers find meditation may be associated with decreased levels of stress, anxiety and depression, and overall well-being.

30 Sep 2017 7:59 AM


Cancer may be treated with Parkinson’s drug, finds study

Research further goes on to explain the reason behind low incidence of many cancers in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

30 Sep 2017 7:48 AM