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Jan 10, 2017
Smoking to kill 8 million, cost $1 trillion a year: WHOThe number of tobacco-related deaths is projected to increase from about 6 million deaths annually to about 8 million annually by 2030, with more than 80 percent of these occurring in LMICs (low- and middle-income countries), said a study conducted by WHO and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday
Jan 05, 2017
'I'm now waiting for a rival,' says 105-year-old Frenchman who set world record in cyclingIn a skin-tight yellow and violet jersey, the 105-year-old Frenchman set a world record in the 105-plus age category — created especially for the tireless veteran — by riding 22.547 kilometers in one hour. "I'm now waiting for a rival," he said.
Jan 04, 2017
Maternal depression may reduce empathy in kids, says studyMothers' early and chronic depression may increase the risk of children developing social-emotional problems as well as impact their brain's empathic response to others' distress, a study has found.
Jan 04, 2017
Scientists discover mesentery, a new human organ in the digestive systemIrish scientists have recently identified a new human organ named mesentery that has existed in the digestive system for hundreds of years.
Dec 27, 2016
Scientists develop treatment to boost testosterone in men without decreasing libidoChinese researchers have developed a potential new and safe approach for treating male hypogonadism, popularly known as male andropause, by directly converting adult skin cells into testosterone-producing cells
Dec 21, 2016
That extra slice of ham might just worsen your asthma: Here's whyLove to gorge on ham, sausages and salami? Beware, a new study suggests that higher intake of cured and processed meats can worsen asthma symptoms.
Dec 15, 2016
Food and Beverage Alliance policy guidelines are a good step, but India's public health framework is a worryIndia lacks a framework of public health, legal and economic policies for effective implementation of the WHO recommendations that provide for a comprehensive reduction of marketing of foods high in saturated fats, trans-fatty acids, free sugars and salt to children.
Dec 09, 2016
Tracing smallpox: Virus found in child mummy could rewrite the disease's historyThe discovery of smallpox DNA in a 17th century child mummy may shorten the timeline of the deadly infectious disease's history, according to a study published Thursday
Dec 08, 2016
The real reason humans are so obsessed with sex: It helps pair-bonding in a relationshipA new study says that the reason humans are constantly interested in sex is it serves as a "glue" in a committed relationship
Dec 08, 2016
Elderly care: Measuring brain activity may help predict risk of fallsMeasuring the level of brain activity in healthy older adults while they are walking can predict their risk of falling, suggests a study led by an Indian-origin scientist