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Thursday 29 January, 2015

Genetic mutations can’t explain asthma

Asthma

Despite a strong suspected link between genetics and asthma, genetic mutations account for only a small part of the risk for  More...

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Night Shift Work
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Soon Pills to adjust night-shift workers’ body clock

What if a pill could help adjust your internal body clock to night shifts or jet lag the way it works during the day to  More...

designer vagina
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Designer Vaginas: No clear link between porn and Labiaplasty

Preliminary research into the relationship between pornography and genital satisfaction has found women are generally content  More...

aiims
By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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AIIMS, JNU to jointly launch journal on cardiovascular sciences

In a bid to bridge the gap between practical and theoretical aspects of cardiovascular sciences, AIIMS in collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru University here will launch a lab journal  More...

eczema
By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP

People suffering from the chronic itchy skin disease eczema have higher rates of smoking, drinking and obesity, and are less likely to exercise than adults who do not have the disease  More...

stress
By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Social stress: A barrier to empathy between strangers

Feeling stressed in the presence of strangers curbs the ability to express empathy – the capacity to share and feel another individual’s emotions – in animals and humans alike  More...

closed eyes
By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Close your eyes for better memory recall

Researchers from the University of Surrey, Britain, have found evidence to suggest that eyewitnesses to crimes remember more accurate details when they close their eyes  More...

gold nanoparticle test strip
By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Gold test strip may detect heart attacks early

A team of researchers are working on a new gold test strip that is demonstrating great potential for the early detection of certain heart attacks  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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20-minute daily walk cuts early death risk

A brisk 20-minute walk each day is enough to reduce an individual’s risk of early death  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Yoga guru Ramdev to be Haryana’s brand ambassador

The Haryana government Thursday announced that yoga guru Ramdev will be the state’s brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda  More...