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Anorexia may be caused by bacterial infection, say scientists

Anorexia  may be caused by bacteria which confuse the immune system, leading it to attack the brain and trigger feelings of personal disgust, scientists have suggested The theory is the ...Read More...

Why people sleep badly in an unfamiliar place

People sleep less well in an unfamiliar place as the brain’s left side stays alert for danger, a study suggests. Images of volunteers’ brains during nights spent in the ...Read More...

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo urged to stop marketing sugary drinks to children

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi-based advocacy group, along with other global health organisations has written to soft drink majors Coca-Cola and PepsiCo to put ...Read More...

Baby boy born in Poland to mother on life support goes home

Authorities in Poland say a baby boy has gone home safe and well after his brain-dead mother was kept alive on life support so he could be born. Doctors ...Read More...

Puttingal temple fire mishap : mental health a major worry

Thiruvanthapuram/Kollam: The condition of two survivors in the Puttingal temple fire mishap is extremely critical. The status of 13 others continue to be critical at the medical college hospital here, ...Read More...

Zika Virus Link To Severe Birth Defects Confirmed

The Zika virus, which has swept through large parts of South America, causes microcephaly and other severe birth defects, US scientists have confirmed. There have been growing fears the ...Read More...

Implant brings new hope for paralysed patients

In a world first, a quadriplegic man can once again move his fingers after a chip was implanted in his brain. Ian Burkhart from Ohio in the US can ...Read More...

Drinking more coffee is actually good for you

Good news for all coffee lovers! Having five to six cups of coffee a day can protect you against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), claims a recent study. Daily ...Read More...

Huge leap to mass produce blood platelets

Scientists have made a significant leap towards mass producing platelets – the part of the blood that forms clots. The National Health Service, UK and University of Cambridge team ...Read More...

Scientists Unlock the Ageing Puzzle

A common drug, Lithium used in psychiatry to help stop mood swings could hold the key to long life, according to latest research. Lithium supplements could slow down ageing, ...Read More...
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