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Paris Hilton finds ‘soulmate’

Los Angeles: Socialite Paris Hilton has found her "soulmate" in Swiss businessman Thomas Gross. The 34-year-old hotel heiress appears to be much in love with her new beau after she shared....

Passive smoke ups stroke risk in non-smokers

New York: Second-hand smoke increases the risk of stroke by about 30 percent for nonsmokers, researchers say. Even after adjusting other stroke factors such as hypertension, diabetes and heart disease, the....

Soon, you might get music videos in FB feed

New York: Soon you might be watching music videos in your Facebook news feed. According to the media reports, Facebook is trying to set up deals with major record companies to....

Genes associated to brain tumour identified

New York: Researchers have identified a new family of genes responsible for the growth of tumours in a wide spectrum of high-grade brain cancers. The study, published in the journal....

Drinking coffee doesn’t trigger diabetes, obesity

London: Maintain your love with coffee as it does not put you at the risk of developing obesity or diabetes, a gene-based study has said. Danish researchers looked at genes as....

New method to develop more efficient drugs

London: Scientists have developed a new approach to develop highly-potent drugs which could overcome current shortcomings of low drug efficacy and multi-drug resistance in patients. The study that appeared in....

Low level of education as dangerous as smoking

New York: Estimating the number of deaths that can be linked to differences in education, researchers have determined that lacking education may be as deadly as being a current rather....

Volcanic eruptions that changed human history

Washington:  Reconstruction of timing and related radiative forcing of nearly 300 individual volcanic eruptions dated as far as the early Roman period shows that large volcanic eruptions were drivers of....

Youngsters are ageing faster than ever: Study

London:  If you are young but look old, chances are that you might have actually turned old. It has been found that age-related decline is already happening in young adults....

Snapdeal refreshes product experiences for mobile, web

New Delhi : Snapdeal, one of the leading online marketplaces in India, on Wednesday unveiled its enhanced user interfaces for the web and mobile application to provide superior user experience.....

Indian traditional wear has seen experimentation: Archana Kochhar

New Delhi ; The market for Indian traditional wear has seen several changes over the years, says designer Archana Kochhar, whose latest line is MUAAK, a new pret couture collection....

Treadmill work stations reduce muscle pain

Toronto: Treadmill work stations can make office work a lot more comfortable as they can help reduce neck and shoulder muscle pain associated with computer work, says a new study.....

People replace marijuana with alcohol at 21

Washington:  A study of marijuana and alcohol use in people between the ages of 18 and 24 has revealed that marijuana users change over to alcohol at the age of 21.....

Drinking alcohol while pregnant ‘common’: Study

London: Drinking alcohol while pregnant is quite common among women in Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, says new research. Women across all social strata drank during pregnancy, the findings....

Common antacid can treat TB: Study

London Scientists have identified an over-the-counter antacid that can help fight against the global pandemic tuberculosis that kills nearly 1.5 million people a year. The team from the Swiss Federal Institute....

Lack of toilets affect pregnancy outcomes

Bhubaneswar: Poor sanitation practices, such as open defecation, are affecting pregnancy outcomes of Indian women, especially premature birth, says a study. The research, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, studied pregnancy....

Diabetes, heart disease together cause early death: Study

London:  People suffering from both diabetes and heart disease are at a greater early death risk than people with just one condition or no disease, a study said. After analysing....

Get exquisite designer wear at affordable price

New Delhi: Prêt-à-porter outfits from Ankur and Priyanka Modi, Pallavi Mohan and many more ace couturiers are now easily available at unbeatable prices online. E-commerce portal FashionAndYou presents Fashion Garage sale....

I’m not insecure: John Abraham

Mumbai:   Actor John Abraham, who shares screen space with many established actors including Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar and Paresh Rawal in "Welcome Back", says he is "not insecure". He....

Nicki Minaj suffers wardrobe malfunction

London: Rapper Nicki Minaj suffered a wardrobe malfunction while she was performing at a music festival here. Minaj accidentally flashed her breast as she took the stage in a revealing....

WHO calls for higher taxes on tobacco

Manila: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged countries across the globe to raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to reduce the number of deaths caused by their....

Arthritis drug could treat blood cancer

London: A drug given to arthritis sufferers could be used to treat patients with blood cancer, say researchers from University of Sheffield in Britain. The discovery may open up cost effective....

Children inherit parents’ anxiety too

New York: Anxious parents are more likely to have anxious children, a study on rhesus monkeys has revealed. It added that the risk of developing anxiety and depression is passed from....

Eating citrus fruits may increase melanoma risk

New York: Frequent consumption of citrus fruits -- whole grapefruit and orange juice -- may be associated with an increased risk of melanoma, a type of skin cancer, says a....

Porn viewing not harmful as other addictions: Study

New York: Watching porn is not an addiction like substance abuse and viewers do not elicit the same neurological responses as other addicts, a study has revealed. "The findings provide....

DNA repair method prevents disease

Moscow: : A team of Russian researchers has discovered a mechanism of DNA repair that will help prevent and treat diseases in the future. The DNA molecule is chemically unstable, giving....

Will the Dalai Lama ever return to Tibet? (Book Review)

Book: H H the Dalai Lama XIV: My Appeal To The World; Compiler: Sofia Stril-Rever, Publisher: Hay House; Pages: 400; Price: Rs.399 A paean to the Dalai Lama on his 80th....

New experimental HIV vaccine shows promise

New York: A vaccine regimen that first primes the immune system and then boosts it to increase the response could ultimately prove to be the strategy for protecting against the....

X-rays and CT scans don’t cause cancers: Study

New York: Humans may have developed over the years the ability to repair damage from low-dose radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging procedures, says new research. In....

How sun gives you wrinkles, skin cancer

London: Scientists have documented for the first time the DNA damage which can occur to the skin from the full range of ultraviolet radiation from the sun, leading to skin....