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What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found in both animals and humans. Some infect people and are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory...
The word 'stress' is a paradox and an enigma. Stress is increasingly becoming a dreaded phenomenon, especially for industry where pressure and stress to increase productivity is incessant and unrelenting. Rajeev Kumar, Vice President HR at NIIT says, "Stress...
Geneva, April 24: The world's first and only malaria vaccine was launched in the African country of Malawi on Tuesday, as part of a landmark pilot program hoping to protect, in particular, hundreds of thousands of children under five against...
New York, April 20: Expecting mothers, take note. As smoking during pregnancy is linked with negative health outcomes, a team of researchers has found that smoking cessation during pregnancy may reduce the risk of pre-term birth. The findings, published in the...
Beijing, April 10: Chinese researchers have revealed the mechanism of how chronic stress promotes breast cancer development, shedding light on future clinical treatment for cancer. Cancer patients often suffer negative emotions such as anxiety, despair and fear, which are risk factors...
New York, April 10: While using teeth-whitening products can make your smile brighter, they might also lead to tooth damage, researchers have warned. The study, led by researchers from the Stockton University in the US, found that hydrogen peroxide -- the...
New York, April 4: Taking just 20 minutes out of your day to stroll or sit near nature will significantly lower your stress hormone levels, a new study suggests. Healthcare practitioners can use this finding to prescribe 'nature pills' to have...
London, April 2 (IANS) A simple blood test can help diagnose a common but potentially fatal pregnancy complication -- pre-eclampsia, finds a study published in The Lancet journal. During the study, by measuring the concentration of placental growth factor (PlGF) in...
New York, April 1: Researchers have developed pyjamas embedded with self-powered sensors that provide unobtrusive and continuous monitoring of heartbeat, breathing and sleep posture -- all factors that play a role in how well a person slumbers. The garment called "Phyjama"...
Sydney, March 29 (IANS) Drinking one alcoholic drink daily as well as being overweight can increase the risk of developing breast cancer, warns a study of over two lakh women. "That means that consequently, even relatively small preventable proportions translate into...