Monday 24 November, 2014

Lead in teeth as kid can reveal origin later

The lead that gets accumulated in children’s teeth as they inhale dust and ingest soil when they put their hands in their mouths can later reveal where they come from Continue reading “Lead in teeth as kid can reveal origin later” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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In changing times, women find losing virginity enjoyable

Did you feel guilty after having sex for the first time? Take heart as young women today are actually “enjoying losing their virginity” compared to earlier days Continue reading “In changing times, More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Eye-wearable device can spot diabetes-related condition

Inspired by Google Glass, researchers have now developed a wearable eye-monitoring device that could lead to early detection of a common diabetes-related neurological condition Continue reading “Eye-wearable More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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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 More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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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...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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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...

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...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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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...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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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...