Digital Bomb: Every 3rd internet user is a child seeing ample sex and violence


United Nations, Dec 12: The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has said little is done to protect the children from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe online content. Pointing out that one in thr

Nicotine patch safer for pregnant women than smoking


Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) While nicotine may not be completely safe for a pregnant mother's foetus, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is safer than smoking for women who are not able to quit on their own, says a new study. Researchers sugges

Three ways olive oil is good for your skin


Olive oil was called liquid gold in the ancient world. It was utilized for cooking purposes, developing cosmetic products and soaps, for medicinal purposes, and as pharmaceutical supplements. It can also be used as fuel and for lighting lamps.&n
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New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Most people associate winter with dry skin. To counter the flaking skin, exfoliate your lips, face and body once a week, and don't forget your sunscreen, suggest experts. Pallavi Mehra, Marketing Manager at Vanity

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New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have developed a groundbreaking cancer treatment that genetically engineers a patient's immune system to attack cancer cells. The novel treatment involves the recently appr

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New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Consuming soy foods such as soy milk and tofu and cruciferous vegetables such as cabbages, kale and broccoli may help reduce common side effects of treatment in breast cancer survivors, researchers say. Treatments desi

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  Tea is one of the most beloved drinks or beverages in the world and people savor its various types such as black, green and white tea. The scientific name of the plant is Camellia sinensis. The difference between black,

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  Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that causes the rapid build-up of skin cells. This build-up of cells causes scaling on the skin’s surface. This leads to further inflammation and redness around the scales. These cells

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New York, Dec 9 (IANS) Facing discrimination of any kind -- whether because of race, age, gender or other factors -- is bad not for your health but it can also strain the relationship you are in, affecting the health of your partner or spouse as

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London, Dec 10 (IANS) Frequent travelling that causes jet lag could increase your risk of cancer because it tends to disturb our body clocks that are controlled by the same mechanism that causes tumours, finds a study The findings, reported i

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London, Dec 9 (IANS) Anti-impotency Viagra drug used to prevent serious growth complications affecting babies in the womb is ineffective, finds a study. Foetal growth restriction, commonly called intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), is a c

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New Delhi, Dec 10: Aiming to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) on the lines of polio, the Union Health Ministry has launched a 15-day nationwide door-to door campaign for early and better diagnosis of the infectious disease, an official said. The pr

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London, Dec 10: Frequent travelling that causes jet lag could increase your risk of cancer because it tends to disturb our body clocks that are controlled by the same mechanism that causes tumours, finds a study The findings, reported in the

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New York, Dec 10: Women who delay motherhood are likely to increase the risk of damaging the fertility of their daughters, a study has warned. The findings showed that female fertility declines with age because genetic damage accumulates in a

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New York, Dec 9: An MRI every six months could be far more effective in detecting breast cancer in younger women with a high-risk genetic profile than an annual mammogram, according to researchers. The findings showed that undergoing a dynamic

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