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One in every three child workers is illiterate in India, finds new study
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One in every three child workers is illiterate in India, finds new study

One in every three child labourers in the age group of 7-14 is illiterate in India, said a study based on Census data.

You may lose your tooth if you smoke marijuana daily, warns study
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You may lose your tooth if you smoke marijuana daily, warns study

People who smoke marijuana for a long time have an increased risk of developing gum disease, which may lead to loss of teeth, a new study has warned.

Researchers create protein that kills cells linked to cancer
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Researchers create protein that kills cells linked to cancer

A protein designed by researchers has been found effective in killing cells linked to the development and progression of cancer.

New biomarkers could lead to urine test for complex multi-system disorders
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New biomarkers could lead to urine test for complex multi-system disorders

Scientists have identified potential biomarkers in the urine of pregnant women that could lead to a non-invasive testing for those with a serious and complex multi-system disorder called preeclampsia.

Over 20% of Mumbai youth start smoking by 20 to look cool
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Over 20% of Mumbai youth start smoking by 20 to look cool

Over 20 percent of the youth in Mumbai start smoking by the age of 20 years while 65 percent pick up the habit in the later part of their graduation and post graduation, said a survey.

Family history of heart disease ups cholesterol risk in kids, finds study
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Family history of heart disease ups cholesterol risk in kids, finds study

One in three children with a strong family history of heart disease and / or Type 2 diabetes may have significantly higher levels of risk for cholesterol than kids with no family history of those conditions, finds a study.

Zika infection may be linked to unreported eye problems in Brazilian infants
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Zika infection may be linked to unreported eye problems in Brazilian infants

A team of ophthalmologists has found previously unreported eye problems in infants born to mothers who showed signs of Zika virus infection during pregnancy.

Workaholics are more prone to anxiety and depression, warn researchers
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Workaholics are more prone to anxiety and depression, warn researchers

Workaholics, take note! You may be more prone to psychiatric symptoms such as depression and anxiety, researchers including one of Indian-origin have warned.

Carcinogens in bread: Govt waiting for FSSAI report to initiate action
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Carcinogens in bread: Govt waiting for FSSAI report to initiate action

The government on Tuesday said it will take appropriate action as soon as as the country's food regulator submits its report on the carcinogenic chemicals found in bread

Extreme emotional beliefs can lead to criminal acts, find researchers
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Extreme emotional beliefs can lead to criminal acts, find researchers

Researchers have found that it can also be due to intense emotional commitment to certain beliefs.

Did you know fluctuations in blood pressure may be bad for your brain?
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Did you know fluctuations in blood pressure may be bad for your brain?

Higher long-term fluctuations in blood pressure readings may be linked to faster decline in brain and cognitive function among older adults, says a study.

'You can do it!' text messages can help smokers quit the habit, finds study
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'You can do it!' text messages can help smokers quit the habit, finds study

Sending smokers simple text messages such as "You can do it!" or "Be strong" can help them kick the habit, suggests new research.

Zika crisis fuelled by massive policy failure, says WHO chief
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Zika crisis fuelled by massive policy failure, says WHO chief

The spiraling crisis surrounding the Zika virus is due to decades of policy failures on mosquito control and poor access to family planning services, the World Health Organisation said on Monday.

Cancer sandwich? Carcinogenic chemicals found in top bread brands like Britannia, McDonalds and Subway
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Cancer sandwich? Carcinogenic chemicals found in top bread brands like Britannia, McDonalds and Subway

Samples of breads in Delhi contained cancer-causing chemicals, a study released on Monday said, prompting the Union Health Ministry to order a probe.

Did you know listening to your baby cry can alter your brain functions?
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Did you know listening to your baby cry can alter your brain functions?

A constantly crying baby can not only hamper your peace, it can also rattle your brain functions and alter the way you think and act to make daily decisions, a study has found.

'Sunscreen' gene may keep skin cancer at bay, find researchers
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'Sunscreen' gene may keep skin cancer at bay, find researchers

Researchers have identified a "sunscreen" gene that acts as a shield to protect from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays and may help stave off skin cancer.

Older adults can boost their mental health by keeping themselves busy
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Older adults can boost their mental health by keeping themselves busy

Are you over 50 and remain wearily busy? If yes, take heart. A new study says older adults with a busy daily lifestyle tend to have better mental functioning than their less busy peers.

South Asians among the highest suffering from hypertension
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South Asians among the highest suffering from hypertension

South Asians number the highest among patients suffering from hypertension, doctors said on Tuesday.

WHO calls emergency meeting on yellow fever outbreak
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WHO calls emergency meeting on yellow fever outbreak

The WHO will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday on the yellow fever outbreak that has hit hardest in Angola but risks spreading further if vaccinations are not ramped up.

World Hypertension Day: Know your BP numbers to stay healthy
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World Hypertension Day: Know your BP numbers to stay healthy

With 17 May being observed as World Hypertension Day, this is a clarion call to those suffering high stress levels at work and sedentary lifestyles.