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Marijuana compound may cut seizures in rare epilepsy disorder


New York, May 25 (IANS) Administering marijuana compound may help reduce the frequency of seizures in patients with a rare and severe form of epilepsy by 39 per cent, researchers say.The Dravet syndrome is a complex childhood epilepsy disorder t

Your smartphone obsession may up bad behaviour in kids


New York, May 25 (IANS) Do you spend too much time on your smartphone during mealtime, playtime and routine activities or conversations with your kids? If so, it may lead to behavioural issues in your children, warned researchers.A new study sug

News24 Impact:Delhi Govt orders probe in kidney transplant at all hospitals


New Delhi: Reacting to one of the biggest under cover operation in the history of TV news, Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia congratulated News24 for its daring sting operation. " I have ordered a high level probe in the kidney racket. Health


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New Delhi: In one of the biggest-ever under-cover operation, a team of News24 reporters has exposed a big pan-India kidney racket, with Delhi as hub of the illegal kidney transplant. The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police is questioning doctors of the

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New York: Do you spend too much time on your smartphone during mealtime, playtime and routine activities or conversations with your kids? If so, it may lead to behavioural issues in your children, warned researchers.A new study suggests that even low

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Los Angeles, May 25: Your fitness trackers can measure heart rate, but are not good at counting how many calories you have burnt, Stanford researchers have found. An evaluation of seven fitness tracking devices in a diverse group of about 60 vol

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New Delhi: It is mother of all exposés. It is something that you may have never seen before on any Indian TV news channel. News24 will telecast this sensational exposé which is as thrilling as a Hollywood flick. The hair-raising story i

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New York, May 25: Parents, take note! Interrupting family time by constantly checking your smartphone - a phenomenon dubbed as 'technoference' - may increase behaviour problems in your kids, scientists have found.Researchers, including those

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New York, May 24 (IANS) Love to gorge on chocolates? According to a research, consuming up to six bars of chocolate a week may lower the risk of developing a common and dangerous type of irregular heartbeat linked with higher risk of stroke, heart fa

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London, May 24 (IANS) Besides high body mass index (BMI), individuals with increased belly fat may be at a greater risk of developing cancer, including of the breast and bowel, especially in older adults, researchers have warned.Being overweight

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Toronto, May 24 (IANS) Parents who actively enforce bedtime rules for their children may help them get adequate sleep, an important determinant of health, new research shows.Lack of sleep in children is known to cause poor attention, worse grade

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Sydney, May 24 (IANS) Vitamin D supplements, combined with good sleeping habits, could help manage pain-related conditions including fibromyalgia, arthritis, menstrual cramps and chronic back pain, says a study.The findings, published in the Jou

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London, May 24 (IANS) Looking to shed those extra kilos through dieting? You may be at a loss, as human bodies tend to compensate by sparing energy, limiting the number of calories that we burn and hence affect our weight loss regimen, researche

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London: Scientists have developed a new radar-like test that uses magnets to examine human sperm without killing or damaging them, an advance that may help improve the diagnosis of fertility problems.The new Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy techn

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Vatican City: It could have caused a diplomatic incident but a culinary quip from Pope Francis seemed to have gone down well with Donald Trump and his wife Melania.In one of the lighter moments of his meeting with the US president at the Vatican

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