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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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Curd or Yoghurt Stems Osteoporosis, Strengthens Bones Among Elderly: New Study

Curd (Dahi/Yoghurt) can significantly reduce osteoporosis among olde men and women and help them recover from calcium deficiency, said a new research supporting age-old Ayurvedic prescription of the food ingredient for a number of stomach ailments and knee problems. A study by Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, found yoghurt consumption leads to higher hip bone density and reduces the risk ...

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Low-Dose Marijuana Helps Reverse Dementia: New Study

Soon doctors may find a low-dose treatment for dementia with a marijuana compound as it is found to be helpful in reversing memory loss that happens to dementia patients and also improve cognitive skills. A study by researchers of the University of Bonn in Germany found that the brain in mice ages much faster when it fails to possess any ...

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Adults Good at Focused Attention, Kids Not But Remember All: Study

Researchers found that adults were very good at remembering information they were told to focus on, and ignoring the rest. In contrast, 4- to 5-year-olds tended to pay attention to all the information that was presented to them – even when they were told to focus on one particular item. That helped children to notice things that adults didn’t catch. ...

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Cockroach Gut Milk the Future of Food Supplement?

Ten years ago when Nathan Coussens, a young researcher at Iowa noticed shiny crystals spilling out of a roach’s gut, he was shocked an dhis fellow researcher dismissed them as organic salt crystals commonly found in the gut of insects, birds and reptiles. But Coussens didn’t stop there and his persistence proved that they were indeed milk protein. The roach ...

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Creating Brand Modi on Twitter, Facebook Saved Indian PM: Study

On his first year anniversary as India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi refused to hold a press conference to discuss his performance. Instead, he tweeted about it and it was this social media which saved him from many criticisms and direct media ttacks, said a new study. Modi has become the world’s No. 2 most popular politician in the Twitter after ...

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Climate Change? Coastal Marshes Have Self-Rising Mechanism to Resist Sea-Level Rise: Study

Amid heated debate on climte change, global warming that may push sea levels to rise affecting the coastal areas and small island nations across globe, here is a news that should soothen the environmental critics. The coastal marshes are more resilient than previously believed to the sea-level rising, says a new Duke University study. The research shows that there is ...

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New Study Disproves Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements Prevent Colon Cancer

While some studies have predicted recently that calcium and Vitamin D supplements would help prevent colon cancer, researchers from the University fo Colorado Cancer center have proved it wrong in their new study. Based on the results of their study conducted on 2,259 persons at 11 academic medical centers they said dietary supplementation with vitamin D and/or calcium after removal ...

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Workplace Anxiety Hampers Job Performance: New Study

Having a healthy atmosphere around in workplace is very important. After having some bad moments outside office and/or at home the last thing you would want is to be around a stress-filled workplace. You already have immense workload – pile of files need to be read and reread, complicated presentations have to be made and sometimes you might have to ...

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Scientists Reveal What Makes Owl a ‘Silent Hunter’ in Night

Owls are known to have excellent night vision and they completely make use of it to seize their prey. Nevertheless, what was unknown was the mechanism behind them being such great hunters. Now a new study has brought forth the refined ‘stealth techniques,’ which owls are fortified with. They silently pounce on preys without the latter’s knowledge. It has long ...

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JNU to set up Centre for Disaster Research

The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishing a Centre for Excellence in Disaster Research and Resilience Building at the JNU. Prof. Santosh Kumar, Executive Director, NIDM and Prof. S.K. Sopory, Vice Chancellor of the University signed the MoU in the presence of Minister of State for Home ...

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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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High heels cause Morton’s Neuroma, says new research

High heels are something that every woman is in love with. They go with everything, and adds an extra notch during that special occasion with special someone. However, new study has shown that cases of Morton’s neuroma that are linked to conditions rising from wearing high heels have doubled in the past decade. According to Health and Social Care Information ...

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Half of Smokers Live with COPD Not Knowing About it: Study

More than half of the long-time smokers and former smokers who could pass the lung function test easily with breathing out forcibly may be suffering from COPD that was not detectable easily or in its early stages, warn researchers. The early stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis cannot be detected with mere symptoms ...

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