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COVID-19: The ‘drug’ of hope

COVID-19: The ‘drug’ of hope

Trial drug shows promise as potential treatment for COVID-19

Working over 45 hours a week may up diabetes risk in women

Working over 45 hours a week may up diabetes risk in women

Toronto: Clocking over 45 working hours in a week can increase the risk of diabetes in women, a study has found. The study, published in ...Read More

Novel artificial intelligence system may help robots complete household chores       

Novel artificial intelligence system may help robots complete household chores       

Boston: Scientists are developing an artificial intelligence system that can get virtual agents to complete simple household chores in a ...Read More

Indian students rush to Canadian universities

Indian students rush to Canadian universities

Toronto: The number of Indian students seeking admission to Canadian institutions is increasing very rapidly, according to a report.

Read e-book to your kids to increase their vocabulary

Read e-book to your kids to increase their vocabulary

Washington: Do you encourage your children in reading and writing? A study reveals that four-year-old kids with average and low vocabular...Read More

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Novel website offers slip resistance ratings on boots

Toronto: Canadian researchers have developed a novel website that may offer evidence-based ratings on footwear that can reduce the risk o...Read More

Distraction, reduced focus benefit aging brain: Study

Distraction, reduced focus benefit aging brain: Study

Washington: Focusing on certain tasks becomes difficult in old age, but a recent study published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, found t...Read More

Happy sex life comes with hard work: study

Happy sex life comes with hard work: study

Toronto: The secret to a happy sex life is the belief that it takes hard work and effort, instead of expecting sexual satisfaction to sim...Read More

Twitter helps spot X-shaped structure in centre of Milky Way

Twitter helps spot X-shaped structure in centre of Milky Way

Toronto: Two astronomers – with the help of Twitter – have uncovered the strongest evidence yet that an enormous X-shaped structure made ...Read More

Cancer risk may rise before & after diabetes diagnosis

Cancer risk may rise before & after diabetes diagnosis

Toronto: Individuals with Type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing cancer before and immediately after their diagnosis, ...Read More

Childhood abuse ups drug addiction risk in adulthood

Childhood abuse ups drug addiction risk in adulthood

Toronto: Children who face severe adversities are at increased risk of getting involved in drug abuse and various addictions like alcohol...Read More

Just one trusted friend can help you recover from depression

Just one trusted friend can help you recover from depression

Toronto: Recovering from depression is not at all uncommon irrespective of the length of the episode and having at least one trusted frie...Read More

Hooked to selfies? See yourself in normal photo first

Hooked to selfies? See yourself in normal photo first

Toronto: If you are never tired of posting selfies on Facebook and Instagram, it is time to sit back and look at your face carefully. Acc...Read More

Baby’s cry can alter the way parents think: study

Baby’s cry can alter the way parents think: study

Toronto: Parents, take note! A baby’s cry not only commands your attention, it can also rattle your executive functions – the neural and ...Read More

Is media multitasking making teens stupid?

Is media multitasking making teens stupid?

Washington D.C: In this digitally-ruled world, checking social media while watching TV or online shopping while on the phone has become a...Read More

Schizophrenics more likely to attempt suicide

Schizophrenics more likely to attempt suicide

Toronto: People with schizophrenia are six times more likely to have attempted suicide than those without the mental disorder that affect...Read More

Cholesterol-lowering diet also reduces BP

Cholesterol-lowering diet also reduces BP

Toronto : A diet developed for reducing cholesterol also lowers blood pressure, new research has found.

When Jupiter bumped giant planet out of solar system

When Jupiter bumped giant planet out of solar system

Toronto:  Astrophysicists at the University of Toronto have found that a close encounter with Jupiter about four billion years ago may ha...Read More

Comparing your partner with others bad for relationship

Comparing your partner with others bad for relationship

Toronto: Do you often compare your partner with someone else’s when it comes to children’s homework or household chores? Well, be careful...Read More

More proof required to deem usefulness of E-cigs

More proof required to deem usefulness of E-cigs

Washington : Evidence backing the notion that electronic cigarettes are effective for long-term smoking cessation is lacking, finds a new...Read More

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