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Fat Boys Face Risk of Colon Cancer Later: Study

one fifth of India will be obese by 2025, says study.

A study found that overweight boys may be at greater risk of colon (bowel) cancer when they grow up but those who shed the pounds and achieve a healthy weight by young adulthood can skip the risk significantly. Colon cancer is the 4th most common cancer in adults and several previous research findings have shown that overweight children are at ...

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Heavy Drinking Comes Down After Marriage, Shows Study

Maturing out is a stage in adulthood that makes many youth prone to alcohol but recent findings have shown that marriage can cause dramatic drinking reductions even among people with severe drinking problems. Researchers from the University of Missouri and Arizona State University have found evidence that marriage can cause dramatic drinking reductions even among people with severe drinking problems. ...

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Newspaper can predict your future weight

What you’re reading now secretly tells you whether your country will be skinnier or fatter in three years. After analyzing 50 years of all the food words mentioned in major newspapers like the New York Times and London Times, a new Cornell study shows that the food words trending today in 2015 will predict a country’s obesity level in three ...

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Sleeplessness is the Missing Link to Alzheimer’s Disease: UC Study

Scientists from the University of Columbia, Berkeley believe that sleeplessness leads to memory loss as a deficit of the deep, restorative slumber needed to hit the save button on memories in turn leads to the beta-amyloid protein to trigger Alzheimer’s disease. “Our findings reveal a new pathway through which Alzheimer’s disease may cause memory decline later in life,” said UCB’s ...

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India to Set up 70 Supercomputers at Rs.4500 crore: What it Forecasts?

With 70 super computers across the country, India is foraying into a mega-project that will connect the Indian defence establishments, hi-gi research institutes and early warning mechanism at a whopping cost of Rs.4,500 crore, said IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The grid-like connection of these R&D facilities in the country has been approved b y the Cabinet Committee ...

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Month of birth influences your lifespan, says study

In an interesting study, it was found out that in two countries of the Northern Hemisphere–Austria and Denmark– people born in autumn or between October and December  live longer compared to those born in spring or from April to June. Authors of the study Gabriele Doblhammer and James W. Vaupel, who have conducted the study on the subject for over ...

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Direct gut-brain connection mapped by scientists first time

Researchers have found that cells lining the stomach and intestines have special arms to connect to a neuronal circuit that provides real time information to the brain as to what is happening in the gut. The findings could provide new insight into how people sense being full after eating and how food borne viruses could infect the nervous system. “The ...

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