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Scientists use bacteria to detect cancer, diabetes

Two research teams said they have used Escherichia coli (E. coli) as diagnostic tools to detect liver cancer and diabetes. In the first study, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of....

Tips to avoid acne, rashes in summer

New Delhi: Take extra care of you skin during summer to avoid rashes and acne. Always wipe your sweat, keep yourself hydrated and avoid a sedentary lifestyle, says an expert.....

8 reasons why people like your Facebook posts

Have you lately come across anyone who does not have his presence on social media platforms, primarily Facebook? Not really! Right? Well, that’s exactly the case. Many lives today are....

Smile helps form and maintain relations: Study

New York: You may have known it all along but researchers have now proved that a smile indeed helps you strike a chord with a stranger and also maintain a....

Depression ups mortality risk in heart failure patients

London: Patients with heart failure are at five-fold increased risk of death following discharge from hospital if they also suffer from moderate to severe depression, a new research has found.....

Hiding true colours makes you feel immoral

Washington: Hiding your true colours may do more harm than good as new research shows that we feel impure and immoral when we violate our true sense of self. Shakespeare's....

Can women take smart decisions?

If you were asked to respond "Yes/No" to the above question, there is every likelihood that, apart from some good humoured jokes about women and decision making, your response would....

China kicks-off birthday celebrations for oldest panda

Beijing: China on Friday kicked off birthday celebrations for the country's oldest panda who will turn 35 years old in November, the age-equivalent of a 100-year-old human. "Basi is the....

8 reasons why you should not eat Maggi

Yes! You heard it right and is certainly is the time to detach yourself from your childhood friend, your favoruite ‘2 minute noodles’, Maggi. (Also Read: Find out this another productf....

Have coffee daily to boost your sex life

New York: Two to three cups of coffee a day can help you rev up your sex life, interesting research has found. According to researchers from the University of Texas,....

Cancer drugs may help prevent brain disorders: Study

New York: A class of anti-cancer drugs may be able to prevent brain disorders, including Down syndrome and Fragile X syndrome, new research says. Down syndrome and Fragile X are....

Planning to buy a budget car? Here is your option! Starting at Rs.1.99 lakh, 2015 Tata GenX Nano launched

NEW DELHI: One of the most awaited cars of 2015, Tata Nano GenX has finally been launched on Wednesday for the Indian market at a dazzling price starting from Rs.....

Cigarette butts can offer ‘green’ energy storage solution

With used cigarette butts, South Korean scientists have developed a high-performing material that can be used to store energy and at the same free the environment from the toxicity of....

Keep smartphone away for better grades: Study

London: If you intend to score higher marks in exams, then the best solution is to tuck your smartphone away in a locker where it can't distract you, says a....

New method to detect lung cancer more accurately

Washington: A new test will allow patients suspected of lung cancer to be subjected to fewer and less-invasive tests to determine if they have the disease. A genomic biomarker can....

Twitter harassment on the rise: Study

New York: Do you feel you are being harassed on Twitter? If yes, you are not alone, a study said. The study by feminist activist group Women, Action and the....

Cameras on smartphone can spot eye cancer

London: The camera on our smartphones can detect eye cancer generally found in children under the age of five, reveals a British non-profit organisation working in the field of childhood....

8 hill stations near Delhi you surely didn’t know about

Its vacation time and you surely are getting tired of this scorching heat! Aren’t you? Are you bored with regular hill stations where you probably have spent the maximum of....

Indian scientist find rare plant with potential anti-cancer properties

Bangalore: A team of Indian scientists has discovered in the Western Ghats a rare plant which could open up possibilities for cancer treatment. The plant, with botanical name Miquelia dentate....

Stress disorder not linked to cancer risk

New York: In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found that stressful life events are not linked to increased cancer risk. "This study provided no evidence that a....

Pizza most preferred food while watching cricket: Survey

Mumbai: If there are two things you had to pick that Indians were most passionate about, they would most definitely be food and cricket, says a survey. According to a....

Avoid wearing red if you want to woo client

London: Men who wear red clothes send out a signal that they are angry and dominant, suggests a new research. The colour red has a certain effect on the human....

New device confirms chikungunya in an hour

New York: With a new assay developed in the US, health workers now have a quick way to detect whether or not a sample of mosquitoes harbours the virus that....

How cancer cells trick the body to spread

London: Swollen lymph nodes are often the earliest signs of spread of cancer cells. Swedish researchers have now discovered how cancer cells can infiltrate the lymphatic system by "disguising" themselves....

How to get summer glow for skin

New Delhi: Want to avoid looking dry and dull in summer? Consume eight glasses of water everyday and avoid eating junk food, suggests an expert. Aashmeen Munjaal, owner of the....

Mother’s Day quotes you would not want to miss!

‘God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers’, Rudyard Kipling could not explain motherhood any better.  We all have our own definition for the word, ‘Mother’. While some....

Feel sleepy at work? Blame it on depression, obesity

New York: If you feel tired and drowsy the whole day even after a good night's sleep, it could be due to obesity or depression, a new research has found.....

Enzyme behind obesity-related high BP identified

New York: Researchers have identified the enzyme responsible for obesity-related hypertension that can lead to severe health issues such as heart attacks, kidney failure, organ damage, and weakened or ruptured....

How to know that someone has crush on you

It is difficult to understand if a person has a crush on you. A crush could develop as a casual friendship, love or as a sexual relationship. But do you....

How your sexual activity affects partner’s health

SYDNEY: Researchers have discovered an association between sexual activity and a disease that results in women's painful periods, pelvic pain and difficulty in conceiving. The study found a link between....