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Understanding Lok Sabha elections: How is the Prime Minister of India elected? Functions, Powers

The battle for Lok Sabha elections 2019 has well and truly begun. As the build-up gets intense, we bring you some interesting facts and t...Read More

Women in India earn nearly 19% less than men: Report

Women in India earn nearly 19% less than men: Report

New Delhi : Women in India earn 18.8 per cent less than men, higher than the global average, largely due to lack of representation in hig...Read More

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How loss of ‘Angelina Jolie’ gene leads to breast cancer

Washington DC: A team of researchers has provided deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tiss...Read More

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‘Stay awake’ pill may boost brain function: Study

London : A drug that is used to help people with sleep disorders stay awake can boost cognitive functions in healthy people, a new study ...Read More

Yoga may reverse ill-effects of chronic pain

Yoga may reverse ill-effects of chronic pain

New York : Yoga can be instrumental in preventing and reversing the anatomical changes and impairments that chronic pain causes in the br...Read More

Kidney health can predict  heart failure risk: study

Kidney health can predict heart failure risk: study

New York : Simple parameters of the kidney’s functions and damage may be better at predicting the risk of heart failure and death from he...Read More

Scientists use light to alter genes

New York : With a new gene editing method that uses light, scientists can modify functions of genes more precisely, a new study says, acc...Read More

Blame your brain for being a couch potato

Blame your brain for being a couch potato

Washington : If you are a couch potato, your brain may be to blame! Scientists have discovered an area of the brain that may control a pe...Read More

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Brief stress may be good for your skin

Washington : Scientists have found that brief, acute psychological stress promotes healing in mouse models of three different types of sk...Read More