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By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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HIV virus rebound in ‘Mississippi Baby’ dashes hope

In a major blow to the scientific community, the HIV virus that was once vanquished in the ‘Mississippi baby’ by administering aggressive anti-retroviral therapy Continue reading “HIV virus rebound More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Bigger warning labels on cigarette packs more effective

Small text warning labels remind people about the health risks of smoking, but larger, more graphic warning labels with pictures were better at motivating them to quit Continue reading “Bigger warning labels More...

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Sleep disturbances indicate onset of Parkinson’s

Sleep behaviour disorder characterised by vivid, violent dreams or dream re-enactment could be a better indicator of onset of Parkinson’s disease than other common symptoms such as olfactory dysfunction and More...

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Alcohol consumption bad for heart

If you thought one drink per day is good for your heart, be prepared to change your habit as researchers have found that reducing alcohol consumption even in light drinkers improves cardiovascular health. Individuals More...

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Now, an affordable radiation detector

Researchers have developed a radiation detecting device that can scan radiation levels in their living environment and is smaller than a golf ball Continue reading “Now, an affordable radiation detector” More...

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New approach to improve hurricane intensity forecast

In what could offer a new method to aid in storm intensity prediction of hurricanes, researchers have found that physical conditions at the air-sea interface Continue reading “New approach to improve hurricane More...

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Want to improve college grades? Join gym

If you wish to outshine your peers by scoring higher marks in your college exams, the answer may not be spending more time in a library or study hall but in a gym Continue reading “Want to improve college More...

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Scorching summer may trigger kidney stone attacks

Hot and humid days may bring more kidney stones as higher temperatures contribute to dehydration that leads to a higher concentration of calcium in the body that promote the growth of kidney stones Continue reading More...

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Play Angry Bird with a robot soon

Get ready to play popular game Angry Bird with a robot as researchers have paired a small humanoid robot with an android tablet that can help kids programme a robot to learn new skills Continue reading “Play More...

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Do you customise smartphone to make friends jealous?

Do you love to customise your smartphone more often as you are more worried about how others will perceive you with a phone in hand? Join the South Koreans Continue reading “Do you customise smartphone to More...