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We actively forget to make space for new memories We actively forget to make space for new memories

London: They say that once you have learned to ride a bicycle, you never forget how to do it. But discovery…


Antibiotics Can Reduce Appendicitis Surgeries Antibiotics Can Reduce Appendicitis Surgeries

London:  Using antibiotics as the primary treatment for appendicitis does not increase the risk…


Improper refrigerated vaccines risk lives in China Improper refrigerated vaccines risk lives in China

China has been urged by food and drug administration to investigate approximately 570 million yuan ($88…


Paracetamol 'not clinically effective' in treating joint pain Paracetamol 'not clinically effective' in treating joint pain

Paracetamol, a medication widely used to treat pain and fever, does not meet the minimum standard of…


Parkinson's slows down thinking process more than speech Parkinson's slows down thinking process more than speech

Impairment in mental skills could affect the conversational ability of people with Parkinson's more…


Omega-3 supplementation linked to reduction in depression Omega-3 supplementation linked to reduction in depression

Omega-3 fatty acids play a critical role in the development and function of the central nervous system,…


Guinea govt says two people have died from Ebola Guinea govt says two people have died from Ebola

Two people from the same family have died from Ebola in Guinea, the government said Thursday, as the…


18th Century Mummies Reveal Clues to Colon Cancer 18th Century Mummies Reveal Clues to Colon Cancer

Mummies are providing clues to the evolution of colon cancer.   In 1995, more than 265 mummies…


Ray of hope for heart transplant patients Ray of hope for heart transplant patients

Shining a new ray of hope for patients in need of heart transplants, researchers have developed a self-regulating…


Can mindfulness meditation offer drug-free pain relief? Can mindfulness meditation offer drug-free pain relief?

Could the practice of mindfulness meditation work as a drug-free pain reliever? A new study puts it…


Pure maple syrup may help fight Alzheimer's Pure maple syrup may help fight Alzheimer's

Pure maple syrup extract may help protect brain cells against the kind of damage found in Alzheimer's…


56pc antibiotics used by city patients not working: Study 56pc antibiotics used by city patients not working: Study

About 56 percent of antibiotics, prescribed for patients in the capital, hardly work as germs develop…


New immune mechanism to protect from cancer identified New immune mechanism to protect from cancer identified

Researchers have identified a new innate immunity mechanism that protects mammals from viral oncogenesis,…


Improved water, sanitation services best answer to Zika virus: UN experts Improved water, sanitation services best answer to Zika virus: UN experts

As the world looks for hi-tech solutions to the Zika virus, all should not forget the appalling state…


'Good' fat may keep your blood sugar stable 'Good' fat may keep your blood sugar stable

A team of Australian scientists has shown that brown fat -- a special type of fat that burns energy…


High levels of insulin affect lungs, says study High levels of insulin affect lungs, says study

High levels of insulin are bad for lungs and for Indians who have the lowest lung function, the focus…


Yoga alone may not improve mental health after trauma: Study Yoga alone may not improve mental health after trauma: Study

While there are some promising benefits to using yoga, there is not yet enough evidence to support the…


Women experience more neck pain than men Women experience more neck pain than men

Women are 1.38 times more likely than men to report neck pain due to cervical degenerative disc disease,…


Role of tiny bubbles in teeth cleaning identified Role of tiny bubbles in teeth cleaning identified

The formation of tiny bubbles around the head of ultrasonic scalers, used by dentists to remove built-up…


Fibre rich food can reduce cardiac deaths Fibre rich food can reduce cardiac deaths

A change in lifestyle that includes a limited intake of fat, together with an increased intake of fibre…


Depressive symptoms may indicate Alzheimer's risk Depressive symptoms may indicate Alzheimer's risk

People who are frequently diagnosed with depression may run higher risk of having Alzheimer's disease…


Computer use may reduce memory decline risk in elderly Computer use may reduce memory decline risk in elderly

Seniors who use their computers as little as once a week may help ward off age-related declines in memory…


Zika caught 'killing' brain cells Zika caught 'killing' brain cells

Zika virus kills the type of tissue found in the developing brain, researchers have shown.   It…


Peanut allergy theory backed up by new research Peanut allergy theory backed up by new research

The effects of eating peanut products as a baby to avoid the risk of allergy have been backed up by…


"Early diagnosis" can prevent cervical cancer

"When I first had bleeding I thought it might be something to do with menopause, but then it became…


Common Blood Test Could Predict Risk Of Stroke Recurrence: Research Common Blood Test Could Predict Risk Of Stroke Recurrence: Research

New York:  A common blood test already used to measure people's risk of developing heart disease…


Vitamin D in pregnancy may not improve bone health in babies Vitamin D in pregnancy may not improve bone health in babies

Consumption of vitamin D during pregnancy may not help in improving bone density of babies, according…


Depression affects the whole body Depression affects the whole body

Researchers have proved that depression is more than a mental disorder as it causes important alterations…


Participating in social activities may help you sleep better Participating in social activities may help you sleep better

Older adults who have trouble sleeping, could benefit from participating in social activities, in particular…


Joyful health benefits for coffee lovers Joyful health benefits for coffee lovers

Coffee lovers, rejoice! A new study has found that regular consumption of coffee may reduce the risk…


Study shows Zika 'might cause' Guillain-Barré syndrome Study shows Zika 'might cause' Guillain-Barré syndrome

New research gives the first evidence that Zika virus might cause a severe neurological disorder called…


100 million people affected by psoriasis: WHO 100 million people affected by psoriasis: WHO

A new World Health Organization (WHO) report shows that psoriasis, the painful, disfiguring condition…


How powerful is the human brain compared to a computer? How powerful is the human brain compared to a computer?

For as fast and powerful as computers have become, they still pose no match for the human brain. Sure,…


Insecticide-treated nets may still prevent malaria Insecticide-treated nets may still prevent malaria

Insecticide-treated nets may still help prevent malaria despite mosquitoes developing resistance, according…


US surgeons perform first uterus transplant US surgeons perform first uterus transplant

Cleveland Clinic surgeons this week performed the nation's first uterus transplant, an experimental…


Lab-grown sperm makes healthy offspring Lab-grown sperm makes healthy offspring

Sperm have been made in the laboratory and used to father healthy baby mice in a pioneering move that…


Laser treatment ups efficiency of tumour drugs Laser treatment ups efficiency of tumour drugs

A team of US researcher has found that a laser system already in place to kill brain tumours can also…


Too much salt may cause liver damage: study Too much salt may cause liver damage: study

A high-salt diet may not only increase blood pressure, but also contribute to liver damage in adults…


Ebola 'devastates long-term health' Ebola 'devastates long-term health'

Most people who survive an Ebola infection will have long-lasting health problems, say doctors from…

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