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Pancakosa: The Five Spiritual Body Sheaths

Pancakosa: The Five Spiritual Body Sheaths

Manomaya kosa (The mind sheath): The third kosa is manomaya kosa which is more instinct-based and includes five motor organs for action (...Read More

Novel film paves the way for smartphone-sized cancer detector

Novel film paves the way for smartphone-sized cancer detector

New York: Chemical engineers from University of Michigan have developed a thin, flexible film that can lead to more precise and less expe...Read More

Kidney stones on the rise among US youth: study

Kidney stones on the rise among US youth: study

Washington: Kidney stones are increasing, particularly among adolescents, females and African-Americans in US, a new study has found.

Urine odour can indicate Alzheimer’s disease

Urine odour can indicate Alzheimer’s disease

New York: In what could lead to a non-invasive tool for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have identified an odour biom...Read More

Eat fibre-rich diet for better sleep

Eat fibre-rich diet for better sleep

New York : If you are suffering from sleep problems, a little change in diet can make a big difference.

Poor sleep in old age linked to hardened brain arteries

Poor sleep in old age linked to hardened brain arteries

New York: Poor sleep quality in elderly people is linked with more severe arteriosclerosis — thickening and hardening of the walls of the...Read More

Eating fish during pregnancy improves baby’s brain development

Eating fish during pregnancy improves baby’s brain development

Tokyo: Eating fish during pregnancy ensures a balanced intake of fatty acids essential for the normal brain formation of the unborn child...Read More

E-cigarettes not helping smokers to quit smoking

E-cigarettes not helping smokers to quit smoking

Washington D.C: We often see electronic cigarettes being promoted and used to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes, but a new analysi...Read More

Forgetful toddlers at risk of becoming high school dropouts

Forgetful toddlers at risk of becoming high school dropouts

New York: A habit of forgetting things in toddlers puts them at risk of dropping out of high school, reveals a new study.

Long-term use of opioid may increase risk of depression

Long-term use of opioid may increase risk of depression

New York: Opioids may cause short-term improvement in mood but its long-term use imposes risk of new onset of depression, says a new study.

Asthma may increase odds for nearsightedness at young age

Asthma may increase odds for nearsightedness at young age

New York: People with asthma, sleep apnea or Down syndrome, have much higher odds of developing an eye condition that causes serious prog...Read More

Increased rage attacks are linked to smaller emotional brains

Increased rage attacks are linked to smaller emotional brains

Washington D.C : If you have an aggressive nature than you should know that Neuroimaging studies suggest that frontolimbic regions of the...Read More

Exercise cuts heart disease risk among the depressed

Exercise cuts heart disease risk among the depressed

New York: Regular exercise can reduce heart disease risk in people suffering from depression, suggests new research.

Common painkiller with anti-cancer properties identified

Common painkiller with anti-cancer properties identified

New York: Researchers have identified a low-cost and readily accessible painkiller that has significant anti-cancer properties.

Anti-HIV drugs may be effective against Ebola

Anti-HIV drugs may be effective against Ebola

Toronto : Using a novel and quick drug-screening method, researchers have found that anti-HIV drugs may be effective against the deadly E...Read More

Eating veggies doesn’t equal to avoiding junk food

Eating veggies doesn’t equal to avoiding junk food

New York: Children who eat more carrots and apples are no less likely to eat candies and fries, warns a new study, suggesting that emphas...Read More

New blood test to predict risk of preeclampsia

New blood test to predict risk of preeclampsia

London: Researchers have developed a new blood test to predict the early onset of preeclampsia — a multi-system disorder that affects wom...Read More

Men less aware about sexual health risk post prostate surgery

Men less aware about sexual health risk post prostate surgery

New York: Prostate cancer surgery may rob men of the ability to ejaculate but most men appear to be unaware of this sexual dysfunction ri...Read More

Could a cholesterol-lowering drug treat Parkinson’s?

Could a cholesterol-lowering drug treat Parkinson’s?

London: In their quest to find new treatments that could slow, stop or reverse Parkinson’s disease, a progressive neurological condition ...Read More

Here comes ‘green’ coffee for super health benefits

Here comes ‘green’ coffee for super health benefits

London:  You love green tea for its health benefits but what about having a cup of “green coffee”?

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