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Antibiotics to lose effectiveness by 2030, world to face consequences by 2030: study

In another jolt to an already rising uproar about misuse or overuse of antibiotics, a Princeton study said the consumption in livestock worldwide could rise by 67% by 2030, endangering their effectiveness in humans. Several experts have already warned about the impending danger to human health with the fast eroding effect of antiobiotics and several studies have suggested links between ...

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Switch off smartphone one hour before bed time or else face sleep disorders: Warn researchers

Teenagers should switch off their smartphones at least one hour before bedtime to avoid depression, sleeplessness and other problems, said experts in a new study. Constant use of the mobile phone late into the night increases the risk of sleep-related problems, symptoms of depression and fear of isolation later in life, said researchers who have studied the effect of smartphones ...

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Nobel Laureate Warns Against Overuse of Antibiotics Even for Minor Ailments

Amid reports of growing resistance to anti-biotics, Nobel laureate John Robin Warren has reiterated the popular perception and warned against the excessive use of antibiotics to treat even minor ailments and over-prescription by doctors. Speaking on the sidelines of the 102nd Indian Science Congress, Warren advised against over-use of antibiotics. “‘I think one of the current issues globally is the ...

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Facebook Addicts Have Poor Impulse Control, Prone to Drug Abuse: Study

The use of Facebook has alarmingly becoming an excessive phenomenon of late that recent studies have shown that the Facebook addicts or those who use it excessively have been associated with other disorders like poor impulse control that can lead to substance abuse, a new research shows. The study was conducted on 292 undergraduate students aged 18 years or more ...

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