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Protein ‘switch’ in brain controls blood flow: study

New York: A protein “switch” within the tinywire-like capillaries of the brain controls the blood flow that ensures optimal brain function, a new

Two-thirds of cancers due to random DNA typos: study

Washington: Random, unpredictable DNAcopying “mistakes” account for nearly two-thirds of the mutations that cause cancer, according to a new study

40,000 Delhi doctors on mass casual leave to protest rising assaults

New Delhi: Over 40,000 resident doctors in the national capital went on a mass Casual Leave on Thursday in support of their counterparts in Maharashtra who are

Carbs in evening may impact prediabetic men

London: Middle-aged men with high body mass index (BMI) and prediabetes condition cannot process carbohydrate-rich foods in the evening, as it may have a

Maternal Vitamin D levels may prevent autism in kids

Sydney: Intake of Vitamin D supplements during the first trimester of pregnancy is likely to prevent the development of autism traits in children, researchers

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Over 91,000 children to be administered polio drops in Pondy

Puducherry: The directorate of health andfamily welfare services is making arrangements to cover 91,736 children in the age group of zero to five years, under

Rapid BP drop in middle age linked to dementia later

New York: Middle-aged people who experience rapid drop in blood pressure often causing dizziness may be at an increased risk of developing cognitive decline

Why asthmatics are less able to fight off flu

London: People with asthma are likely to have worse symptoms when they get the flu and are more likely to end up in hospitals because of immune system

Using hormonal contraceptives may up breast cancer risk

London: Although age has been an important risk factor of breast cancer, a study said post-menopausal women who used a hormonal intrauterine device were at 52

‘Women who take hormone replacement therapy may live longer’

New York: Women who take hormone replacementtherapy to cope with the symptoms of the menopause may live longer, a new study has claimed. Researchers found

Maternal folic acid levels may cut high BP in kids

New York: Babies born to mothers with cardiometabolic risk factors were less likely to develop high blood pressure if their mothers had higher levels of folate

Diabetes increases risk of cancer deaths in Asians: study

New York: Asians who have type 2 diabetes maybe at 26 per cent increased risk of death from cancers, warns a new study that included data from India,

Kill urge to eat out if on a diet

New York: Struggling to lose or maintain weight? Kill that urge to eat out. Restaurant meals may cause 60 per cent risk of overeating, researchers said. The

Molecular gel to halt spread of snake venom, cut treatment cost

New York: Researchers have developed a novel molecular gel that could neutralise deadly snake venom more cheaply and effectively than with traditional

Mocha lattes may boost your attention span: study

New York: Coffee lovers, rejoice! Drinking acup of coffee and chocolate brewed together may improve your attention span, a new study has claimed. Researchers,

Modi, address rallies among Jalandhar, Ludhiana
Spirituality in India’s strength: PM Modi

New delhi: India’s spirituality is itsstrength but unfortunately some people link it to religion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. Addressing a

Drinking blueberry juice may boost brain function

London: Drinking concentrated blueberry juicedaily may improve brain function, especially in older people, a new study has claimed. In the study, healthy

New blood test may detect cancer at early stage

Los Angeles: Scientists have developed a newblood test that can detect cancer and locate where the tumour is growing, providing a potential alternative to

How robotic surgery can better treat gynae problems

New Delhi: At a time when gynaecological issues are on the rise, robotic surgery done through a minimally invasive method can offer women a better outcome to

Novel blood test may detect, locate cancer early

New York: Scientists have developed a new blood test to detect cancer and locate where in the body the tumour is growing, an advance way to eliminate the need