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Even passive presence of romantic partner can reduce pain

London |Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Researchers have found that the passive presence of a romantic partner can reduce pain and that partner empathy may buffer affective distress during pain exposure.

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Spending time on phone not so bad for mental health

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

In contrast to generally held views about the negative impact of using smartphones, researchers have found that teenagers spending time on their phones and online is not that bad for mental heath.

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Sunny's US visit for Heart to Heart Foundation (Lead)

New York |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar utilized the time between the limited overs and the Test match series of the West Indies tour to visit the US to create awareness of the Heart to Heart Foundation (h2h).

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This is how your brain senses an itch

New York |Saturday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

Researchers have discovered how neurons in the spinal cord help transmit itch signals to the brain.

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Ramdev's aide Balkrishna admitted to hospital

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Yoga guru Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna was taken ill on Friday evening and admitted to hospital in Rishikesh.

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New tuberculosis vaccine shows promise

Sydney |Saturday, 2019 6:45:06 PM IST

Researchers have successfully developed and tested a new type of vaccine targeting tuberculosis (TB).

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Own a pet for better heart health

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

Pet ownership, especially that of a dog, is associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), says a new study.

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Lower back pain? Acupressure can help

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

People with back pain, take note. Researchers have found that acupressure, a traditional Chinese medicine technique, can improve chronic pain symptoms in the lower back.

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Fish oil pills won't protect you from diabetes: Study

London |Friday, 2019 10:15:06 PM IST

If you are popping fish oil supplements to protect yourself against diabetes, you may be mistaken. According to the researchers, Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes.

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Pomegranate juice helps in unborn babies' brain development

New York |Friday, 2019 10:15:06 PM IST

Drinking pomegranate juice during pregnancy may improve brain development and connectivity in unborn babies.

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Facial pain may be a symptom of headaches: Study

London |Friday, 2019 9:45:06 PM IST

Facial pain may be a symptom of headaches as researchers have found that up to 10 per cent of people with headaches also suffer from facial pain.

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Air pollution linked to premature death risk

Sydney |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to increased deaths due to cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, warn researchers.

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