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Monday 25 July, 2016

Make more friends to shed those extra kilos

Cumulative distribution of engagement time for all unique identifiers in the database ( Image credit:J. R. Soc. Interface)

Online dieters who log in regularly lose more than eight percent of their body weight in six months, a new study shows adding that the less users interacted in the community, the less weight they lost.  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Scientists develop potential cure for peanut allergies

Australian scientists believe they have developed a possible cure for people with severe peanut allergies. Researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne have invented a particular More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Daily drinking ups risk of alcoholic cirrhosis

Investigators have now established that alcohol drinking pattern has a significant influence on the risk of cirrhosis of the liver and that daily drinking increases that risk  More...

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 The Hospital for Sick Children Director, Motherisk Programs
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By BioNews On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Morphine after childhood surgery may be life threatening

Treating post-operative pain with morphine can cause life threatening respiratory problems in some children who have had their tonsils removed  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Stress during pregnancy can affect baby’s development

Stress hormones in the mother can affect foetal development  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Scientists find protein in coffee with effect like morphine

Researchers at the University of Brasilia (UnB) and Brazil’s state-owned agriculture and livestock research company Embrapa have discovered a protein in coffee  More...

This graph shows differences in speech clarity between infant-directed and adult-directed speech. Negative numbers indicate sound pairs for which infant-directed speech is less clear than adult-directed speech.
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By BioNews On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Mothers actually speak less clearly to their babies

Contrary to the common perception that elders need to talk to babies in simpler words, new research suggests they may actually speak less clearly to their infants than they do to adults  More...

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By IANS On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Girl’s spinal deformity cured through surgery

A seven-year-old girl suffering from Scoliosis has successfully undergone corrective surgery at a hospital here.  More...

social integration
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Why being social is even more important than you realize

There are many benefits to being supported by a strong social network. But can having more friends actually make you  More...

nut benefits
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Grab a handful of nuts daily for super health

A study involving 14,386 young adults has found that the consumption of tree nuts — at least 44 grams per day — is  More...