Friday 31 October, 2014

Himachal to install modern warning systems near Beas

To prevent disasters in the Beas river, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh here Friday stressed the need for installing modern warning systems Continue reading “Himachal to install modern warning systems near Beas” »  More...

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Isotonic drinks do not improve sports performance: Study

Isotonic beverages that soccer players and other sportsmen usually drink during breaks in matches do not improve their performance in the second half Continue reading “Isotonic drinks do not improve sports More...

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Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?

The absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether someone experiences arthritis, no matter how heavy they are Continue reading “Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?” »  More...

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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...

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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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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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Programme to help curb dating violence

For young adults who are victims of dating violence, a unique health education programme – designed to delay sexual behaviour and promote healthy dating relationships Continue reading “Programme to More...