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Soon Wearable Device to Notify Doctor if You’re Unwell

A decade ago smartphone was never believed to replace the entire life-style with access to personal info, health check tab on the go. Now it is natural and realistic with everyone holding on to a smartphone, which is more handy and undetachable or even something like a glove.  Soon, a wearable device or cloth band would send signals of ill-health ...

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Heard of Mental Time Travel? Yes, Only Humans Can Do!

There is one more reason to make merry this Christmas season, that is only we, humans, can recall personal experiences and also travel into the future with the power of our mind. The model developed by three scientists Prof. Markus Werning, Prof. Sen Cheng from the German Ruhr University Bochum and Prof. Thomas Suddendorf (University of Queensland) presents forcibly that ...

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Spinach Curtails Hunger in Everyone, Not Only Men: New Study

Spinach, made famous by Popeye cartooon, is not only good fro strength but also perfect for thos who want to shed extra kilos of weight. Scientists have discovered spinach as a new way to reduce hunger and elevate the sense of fullness. Researchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana examined and verified the impact of a novel dietary supplement based ...

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Human Race on Brink of Extinction? Yes, Says New Study

If the rate at which deforestation is happening doesn’t stop, then mankind too will become defunct, warns a new environment study on deforestation. Agriculture, commercial business, setting up of factories or towering buildings – all such activities have contributed immensely to deforestation that we humans would be the targets of destruction too in the future, says the study . A research team ...

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Genes Behind Looking 10 Years Younger, Finds Harvard Study

Why do some people look at least ten to 20 years younger compared to others who look older by mid 20s? Now the scientists have come out with the answer in genes, which make some look 10 years younger with their youthful skin. In a study undertaken by Harvard University and genetic database 23andMe on more than one million people, ...

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Scientists Turn Pancreatic Cancer Cells to Normal Cells, How?

If Apple founder Steve Jobs was alive today, he would have rushed to the latest discovery of scientists to restore pancreatic cancer cells to their original state by introducing a protein. The new method has potential therapeutic approach to fight the lethal pancreatic disease that could save the likes of Steve Jobs. “For the first time, we have shown that ...

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Spinal cord injury may lead to brain damage: study

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) may cause progressive brain degeneration, says a new research, as they can cause widespread and sustained brain inflammation that leads to progressive loss of nerve cells, with associated cognitive problems and depression. “Our studies for the first time show that isolated SCI can cause progressive loss of brain cells in key brain regions,” said lead researcher ...

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Diabetes in Men with Low Testosterone Indicates Heart Attack Risk: Study

Men who have low testosterone and Type 2 diabetes are more likely to have atherosclerosis – a condition where plaque builds up in the arteries – than men who have diabetes and normal testosterone levels, according to new findings by researchers. "The results of our study advance our understanding of the interplay between low testosterone and cardiovascular disease in patients ...

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New Research Finds Coffee Helps Liver, Regardless of Caffeine or No Caffeine

New findings by researchers of the National Cancer Institute in the US reveal that drinking coffee actually helps liver with lower levels of abnormal enzymes, regardless of caffeine content. In a research paper published in journal ‘Hepatology’ of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the researchers said their findings show that higher coffee consumption, regardless of caffeine ...

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 Indian Scientists Derive Diabetes Drug from Hibiscus Plant species or Land-Lotus

Indian researchers at Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal and Tezpur University in neighbouring Assam have collaborated to derive natural extracts from a hibiscus plant’s sub-species, which has immense potential to cure diabetes once and for all, instead of taking allopathic medicine that can temporarily work on controlling blood sugar level in the body. The samples of hibiscus leaves collected from ...

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New Research Shows How Mars Lost its Water Reservoir

As scientists the world over are excited about the presence of water on Mars, a new research on meteorites reveals how the water vanished from the Martian surface. The large amounts of water escaped into space within the first half-billion years of Mars’ existence while remaining water froze and may have formed reservoirs of ice still hidden below the surface, ...

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