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12
Aug

Colored lenses enhances the risk of eye infection, even blindness

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People may be placing their eye sights a risk by wearing illegally sold cosmetic contact lenses, warned trading standards watchdogs.  For the cosmetic lenses, also known as plano or zero-powered lenses, colored, patterned or novelty contact lenses are used for fashion, fancy dress or to enhance...Read More

12
Aug

Women who smoke are 25% more likely to suffer from heart disease than men

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Women who smoke have 25 percent higher risk of developing heart disease as compared to men, warned scientists. Toxins in cigarette smoke appear to affect women more badly, and the risk takes into account that women tend to get through fewer cigarettes than men. Women who smoke carry twice the risk...Read More

11
Aug

Now there is a cure for everything - from cold to HIV

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Scientists have discovered a cure for HIV, flu and common cold and any other virus that you may think of. A drug that homes in on infected cells and makes them self-destruct has been created in the laboratory. The list of the targeted virus include includes human rhinoviruses – the bugs behind...Read More

11
Aug

Now Baby’s sex can be discovered at just SEVEN weeks with blood tests

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The first question which every parent-to-be desire to know is – is it a boy or a girl? Now, a simple blood test can reveal it to them with surprising accuracy at about seven weeks. The test searches for small pieces of the male sex chromosome in the mother's blood and reveals if a mother is...Read More

11
Aug

Weightlifting can double your chances of quitting smoking

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The benefits of weightlifting not only end with building muscles- it also help smokers to ward off their smoking habit, claimed researchers. A team from The Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island discovered that men and women are twice more likely to quit smoking if they do regular resistance training. This...Read More

10
Aug

Late Potty Training may lead to weak bladder in children

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As all parents will testify, giving a toddler potty training demands both time and patience. According to the doctors, many mothers and fathers are leaving this milestone far too late. They claim that toddlers should be taught to use the potty at 18 months – not two or older as is normally the...Read More

10
Aug

Eat curry to cure Tennis Elbow!

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Eating curry may offer new hopes for the victims of tennis elbow and other forms of tendinitis, claimed new research. A key ingredient found in Indian curries blocks tendon inflammation in the joints, which causes pain and misery for thousands. According to an international team of researchers, the...Read More

10
Aug

Now women can know how fast their biological clock is ticking

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Very soon the scientists will be able to predict more appropriately the time till the women can remain fertile. . A survey of healthy women carried out at the University of St. Andrews and by experts from both the University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow, all in the U.K., has revealed the normal...Read More

05
Aug

New Gadget to keep a check on your extra calories!

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Now you can enlist all your careless munching with the help of Bite Counter, a new gadget which can remind of you of the number of bites you take, claimed researchers. You can wear Bite Counters like a wrist watch. It tracks a pattern of wrist-roll motion to identify when the wearer has taken a bite...Read More

05
Aug

Infertile Men will be able to grow their own sperms

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Researchers have used artificial sperm for restoring fertility in a breakthrough that could permit millions of men to achieve their dream of becoming a father. In ‘hugely exciting’ experiments, the experts have made sperm from scratch, and, for the first time, succeeded in using it to produce...Read More

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