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Mosquitoes may remember smells of hosts, researchers find

Thinking that you may receive mosquito bites if you are sweeter may not be that far-fetched as a new study suggests that mosquitoes may abandon hosts who swat at them,....

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Quantum energy forum in Bengaluru discusses future medicine

The future of medicine in India is likely to combine the benefits of traditional medicine with alternative practices like energy healing, experts at a quantum energy forum said here. "Integration....

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Karnataka: 2 tigers, elephant die in Bandipur National park; officials suspect poisoning

Even as the national tiger census-2018 continues, the Bandipur National Park in Karnataka has lost two of its tigers -- a sub-adult male and a female -- and an elephant,....

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Two tigers, elephant die in Karnataka, officials suspect poisoning

Even as the national tiger census-2018 continues, the Bandipur National Park in Karnataka has lost two of its tigers, a sub-adult male and a female and an elephant, officials said....

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New ingestible antibody to prevent allergy, asthma

Researchers have in a breakthrough developed a new ingestible or inhalable antibody that can prevent allergic reactions and asthma in adults, a finding that could pave way for a far....

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Plastic trash sickening corals: Study

Scientists have found that contact with plastic waste -- ubiquitous throughout the world's oceans -- massively increases the chance of disease in corals. "We examined more than 120,000 corals, both....

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Delayed menstruation cycle? Don't fret, blame it on air pollution

Delayed menstruation cycles have become quite common these days and majority of women who face it falls between the age of 14 to 18 years and live in metropolitan cities.....

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Human modifications of natural landscapes affects mammals: Research

As humans have modified natural landscapes in a variety of ways -- such as roads, buildings, bridges and fences -- mammal species are finding difficulty in moving normally as it....

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Proper sleep in children may prevent cancer later, says study

Is your child having a tough time sleeping properly? You may need to keep a check on his/her body mass index (BMI) as a new research suggests that there is....

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Hepatitis C drug could be effective against Zika virus: Research

Researchers have found that a drug used to treat Hepatitis C may work effectively as a potential treatment for Zika-infected adults, including pregnant women. The findings suggested that the repurposed....

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Environment Ministry takes up new strategy for river rejuvenation

The Environment Ministry has taken up a new strategy for conservation and rejuvenation of major river water systems, which takes into account the entire river basin. The decision was taken....

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This pilot project at Bellandur lake plans to produce biodiesel through fat substances

Today, the world is concerned about the climate change and environment. Also, the demand for water is growing day by day, so the urban cities opted for the sewage system....

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India among 5 worst nations in curbing environmental pollution: EPI

A new green index has ranked India the fourth worst country worldwide in curbing environmental pollution. According to the latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rankings released on Tuesday on....

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According to EPI rankings, India among 5 worst nations in curbing environmental pollution

A new green index has ranked India the fourth worst country worldwide in curbing environmental pollution. According to the latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rankings released on Tuesday on....

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Antibiotics need to be manufactured, marketed responsibly: Experts at World Economic Forum, Davos

Besides developing new medicines and vaccines, pharmaceutical companies must also manufacture and market antibiotics responsibly so that they do not cause damage to the environment, an expert said at the....

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One-third women avoid Pap smear tests due to embarrassment: Survey

One in three young women avoid or delay getting screened for cervical cancer because they are embarrassed about their pubic areas, revealed a survey. According to the World Health Organisation,....

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How to get pregnant fast and easily: The right positions and process, watch video

One of the most important concerns of a newly married couple or for any couple is to turn their relationship in a more precious bond by having a baby. But....

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How to get pregnant in Hindi: Fast and easily with the right positions and process, watch videos

India is a country with the second largest population. If we go according to statistics, the young population of India has a high ratio of conceiving. However, in a country....

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Imparting education among girls is best to reduce India's population: National Family Health Survey

If a girl in India studies for 12 years or more, till the age of 18 she is less likely to have teenage pregnancy, less likely to have shorter interval....

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Wildlife Conservation Trust launches launches 'Roadkills' to collect data on wildlife deaths

The Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) has launched 'Roadkills', a citizen science initiative to collect data on mortality of wild animals on roads, irrigation canals or railway lines in India. The....

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Screening of all women above 30 years of age could prevent ovarian and breast cancers: Research

Screening all women over 30 years age for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations can be cost effective and could also prevent more of these cancers than just screening those....

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Decoded: How Zika virus impairs foetal development

The Zika virus disrupts oxygen supply to a pregnant woman's placenta, leading to impairment in foetal development and also increases the newborns' susceptibility to additional infections, scientists have found. A....

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Report reveals ‘Apple’ harms human health and environment!

American company Apple has failed a CSR audit. In the report, it was revealed that workers in Apples Catcher Technology factory are being treated very badly and exploited. Hundreds of....

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World Wildlife Fund inaugurates frog exhibition in Delhi

To celebrate frogs in art and nature, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India on January, 15 inaugurated a first of its kind exhibition for frog lovers- FrogFest. The exhibition has over....

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Nilgai hit by train in Delhi, admit to animal hospital in critical condition

Hit by a speeding train in Delhi, a gravely injured male Nilgai or blue bull is undergoing treatment, officials said on Monday. The antelope that is found in abundance in....

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Teens urged to stop popping washing tablets as new craze hits USA

We live in weird times, times were anything that is put on social media by more than 10 people is becoming a trend. Some of the fun latest trends we....

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Nature is the greatest gift in human life, says Kiran Nagarkar

Renowned novelist and playwright Kiran Nagarkar on Sunday said everyone should be taught about the wonderful aspects of nature from their very childhood to help them realise that it is....

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Unicef reports 4,011 suspect diphtheria cases in Rohingya camps

The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) on Sunday said it had detected a total of 4,011 suspected cases of diphtheria in camps for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, where 31 people have....

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Can't sleep at night? Try writing a to-do list!

Unable to sleep at night? Try writing a 'to-do' list at bedtime as it may aid in falling asleep, a new study suggests."Most people just cycle through their to-do lists....

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Shocking! 460 inmates found HIV positive in UP jails in 2016; Yogi govt clueless

In a shocking survey conducted by UP state AIDS control society, it has emerged that 460 inmates are HIV positive in jails of the state. The screening of the patients....