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Did you know germs can also cause type-1 diabetes?
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Did you know germs can also cause type-1 diabetes?

Germs could play a role in the development of Type-1 diabetes by triggering the body's immune system to destroy the cells that produce insulin, suggests new research.

Kids who snore tend to score low grades at school, find researchers
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Kids who snore tend to score low grades at school, find researchers

Researchers have found that snoring can adversely affect children's thinking abilities.

Did you know running barefoot can boost your memory?
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Did you know running barefoot can boost your memory?

Running barefoot is better than running with shoes for your working memory which refers to our ability to recall and process information, according to a study.

Scientists develop new algorithm can predict epileptic seizure
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Scientists develop new algorithm can predict epileptic seizure

Scientists have developed an algorithm for portable devices such as that can warn epileptic sufferers of an upcoming seizure with 20 minutes notice.

Dreaming phase of sleep may be key to memory formation: Study
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Dreaming phase of sleep may be key to memory formation: Study

Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep - the phase where dreams appear - plays a key role in memory formation, a new study in mice has found.

The Maneka Gandhi column: Lactose intolerant? Here is what you need to know
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The Maneka Gandhi column: Lactose intolerant? Here is what you need to know

Lactose insensitivity is a very common reason for digestive problems, here is what you can do.

Ebola virus can persist nine months after recovery, finds study
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Ebola virus can persist nine months after recovery, finds study

Ebola virus can persist in the semen of survivors of the epidemic for up to nine months after their recovery, said a new study.

Scientists identify protein for treatment of miscarriages
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Scientists identify protein for treatment of miscarriages

Scientists in the UK have discovered a protein which helps embryos stick to the womb and improve treatments for recurrent miscarriages and pre-eclampsia, a pregnancy complication characterised by high blood pressure.

Yoga and meditation can improve memory and reduce Alzheimer's risk
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Yoga and meditation can improve memory and reduce Alzheimer's risk

If you are trying to improve memory or offset the risk for developing memory loss or Alzheimer's disease, regular practice of yoga and meditation could be a simple, safe and low-cost solution to improving brain fitness, new research suggests.

Depressed parents can turn their kids into troublemakers, says study
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Depressed parents can turn their kids into troublemakers, says study

Are you suffering from depression? If yes, then your teenage kid may be prone to higher risk-taking and rule-breaking behaviour that can make them rebellious and disobedient, says a study.

People with low levels of fat hormone are prone to PTSD, says new study
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People with low levels of fat hormone are prone to PTSD, says new study

People who have low levels of a fat hormone might be more prone to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms if they are exposed to a traumatic event, new research suggests.

Fairly treated employees more likely to be healthy, finds new study
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Fairly treated employees more likely to be healthy, finds new study

Employees who feel fairly treated at workplace are more likely to be healthy, have an active lifestyle and go the extra mile for their organisation, a new study has found.

Full moon can shorten children's sleep time a little, says new study
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Full moon can shorten children's sleep time a little, says new study

While the full moon does not make kids hyperactive - as commonly believed - it may decrease their sleep time by five minutes on an average, says a study.

How cancer becomes drug-resistant, find researchers
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How cancer becomes drug-resistant, find researchers

A team of researchers, including an Indian-American scientist, has found that the major reason cancer drugs fail is that they cannot penetrate the high-pressure environment of solid tumours.

Cholesterol-lowering drug could stop spread of Lyme disease, says study
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Cholesterol-lowering drug could stop spread of Lyme disease, says study

A drug that is normally used to lower cholesterol could stop the spread of Lyme disease, says a study co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher.

Malaria vaccine offers durable protection in human trials
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Malaria vaccine offers durable protection in human trials

An experimental malaria vaccine has been found to protect a small number of healthy people from infection for more than one year after immunisation, says a study.

Sugary drinks in pregnancy can make infants overweight
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Sugary drinks in pregnancy can make infants overweight

Consumption of soft drinks by mothers during pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of high body mass index (BMI) leading to being overweight in infants.

Use of anti-depressants during pregnancy may lengthen umbilical cord, warns study
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Use of anti-depressants during pregnancy may lengthen umbilical cord, warns study

Mothers-to-be please take note! Excessive use of anti-depressants during pregnancy may lengthen the umbilical cord, exposing the foetus to a lack of oxygen and other health problems, new research warns.

Salt room therapy beneficial in asthma treatment, suggest doctors
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Salt room therapy beneficial in asthma treatment, suggest doctors

As deteriorating air quality can lead to increase in asthma cases, health experts have suggested salt room therapy as highly beneficial in the treatment of the respiratory illness.