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1 in 6 women have faked orgasms at least once in their relationship

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:45

London, Aug 1 : A new survey has revealed that 58 per cent of women have faked orgasm at least once during their current relationship and of those a huge 93 per cent have done it more than that.

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Soon see-through organs to better diagnose diseases

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 05:56

Washington, Aug 1 - A new study has revealed simple methods to see through organs and the entire body to visualize long-range connections between cells as well as fine-grained cellular structures.

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Resistance to vital malaria drug spreads widely in Southeast Asia

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:23

Washington, July 31 - It has been recently revealed that resistance to the main drug, artemisinin, used to treat Plasmodium falciparum malaria has been spreading at an alarming stage in Southeast Asia.

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Now, miracle 'squid' pill to benefit brain, heart

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 05:21

London, July 31 - A new supplement called Bioglan Calamari Gold pill made from squid has been launched that has five times more Omega-3 than cod liver capsules and helps in improving brain and heart function.

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Topless sunbathing becomes 'passe' in France

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:10

London, July 30 : According to French Elle magazine women in France no longer prefer topless sunbathing because of health concerns and the "pornified" perception.

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Preterm children's cognitive process can pick up before hitting teenage

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 06:50

Washington, July 30 - A study has revealed that preterm babies, by the time they become adolescent, can have cognition similar to those born at term.

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Heat strokes likelier to be life-threatening for long distance runners

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:11

Washington, July 29 : A study has revealed that heat strokes are ten times more life-threatening than cardiac events for runners in races over 10 km.

The authors noted that the findings might play a role in the ongoing debate over pre-participation ECG screenings for preventing sudden death in athletes by offering a new perspective on the greatest health risk for runners.

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Tiny part of brain which tracks expectations about nasty events identified

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:38

Washington, July 29 - A recent study has identified the half-pea-sized human brain portion called habenula, which tracks negative expectations like painful electric shocks and shows how bad things could get.

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Encephalitis claims three more lives in WB within 24 hours

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 07:21

Siliguri, July 27 : Three more people died within the past 24 hours at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) near Siliguri in West Bengal (WB) due to the encephalitis syndrome.

The total toll of the disease has also risen up to 79 within this month.

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More teens end up in hospitals due to binge drinking during birthdays

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:36

Washington, July 25 : A new research has revealed that binge drinking during birthday celebrations amid adolescents and young adults impact in-patient/emergency department (ED) hospital admissions.

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Orgasm not necessarily a sexual event, claims study

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:36

London, July 24 : A recent study has claimed that orgasm is not just a sexual event as an increasing number of women are experiencing exercise-induced orgasms (EIO) called "coregasms".

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Girls' puberty age depends on which parent's 'imprinted gene' they carry

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:49

Washington, July 24 - A new study has found that the puberty age of girls largely depends on which of the two parents' 'imprinted' genes they have.

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Connection between age and memory decline revealed

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:47

Washington, July 23 : A new study has revealed the molecular mechanisms of memory decline with age, using latest high-throughput proteomics and statistical methods.

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Soon `therapeutic bacteria` to help win `battle of bulge`

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:23

Washington, July 23 - Researchers have discovered a probiotic that could help prevent obesity.

Vanderbilt University investigators have found bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice.

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Parents don't realize health consequences of kids being overweight

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:18

Washington, July 22 : A study revealed that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity that would help their child reach a healthy weight.

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How probiotics help to improve BP revealed

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:26

Washington, July 22 - A new study has revealed that eating probiotics regularly might help improve blood pressure.

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Your smartphone will soon analyze your DNA!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:44

Washington, July 21 - Researchers are developing new display sensors for smartphones that will read the user's spit to not only detect the body temperature, but also analyze the DNA.

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Oral cancer claims one life every six hours in India

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:40

Kolkata: One person dies every six hours due to oral cancer in the country, signalling an alarming rise in the incidence of the disease, according to a top orthodontist.

The situation could be still graver as many cases of the disease went unreported, Secretary-General of the Indian Dental Association Dr Ashok Dhoble told PTI from Mumbai.

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Dozen babies born using 'safer' IVF treatment

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:06

London - Researchers led by an Indian-origin professor have successfully used a new and potentially safer method to stimulate ovulation in women undergoing fertility treatment.

Twelve babies have been born after their mothers were given an injection of the natural hormone kisspeptin to make their eggs mature.

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Why dried plums are good for your bones?

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 09:18

Washington, July 20 : A new study has identified three potential pathways by which dried plums may contribute to bone health.

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