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Half a million UK children missed measles jab

London |Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST

More than half a million children in the UK were not given a crucial measles jab between 2010 and 2017, an analysis by children's charity the Unicef reveals.

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Egg laying mammals become source of novel anti-microbial

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST

A novel Anti-Microbial Protein (AMP) found in the milk of egg laying mammals Echidna can be used as alternatives to the antibiotics used in livestock, researchers said.

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World's first malaria vaccine launched in Africa: WHO

Geneva |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST

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 chil

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Just 16-minute sleep loss daily can hamper your job

New York |Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST

Losing just 16 minutes of sleep during working days can greatly hamper your performance at the workplace, say researchers.

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Asthma-causing toxins found in e-cigarettes

New York |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Electronic cigarettes, popularly known as e-cigarettes, may contain microbial toxins associated with myriad health problems, including asthma, reduced lung function and inflammation, warns a new study

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Encounter with 'God' may bring long-lasting health

New York |Wednesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

A personal encounter with the "ultimate reality" or God -- spontaneous or under the influence of a psychedelic drug -- can bring positive changes in psychological health even decades after the initial

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Video games affect girls more than boys: Study

New York |Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Dear parents, please take note. When it comes to video gaming, girls in the 6-12 age group are at a heightened risk of developing less social competence than boys, warn researchers.

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Office workers who sit a lot need to exercise

Sydney |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Office workers who sit for long periods of time can reverse the health risks of their modern sedentary lifestyle by exercising just 20 minutes per day, a new study revealed on Tuesday.

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Indian women at high death risk from diabetes: Study

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia - led by India and China -- and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death especially among women and middle-aged people, a significant st

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AI can diagnose PTSD by analysing voices: Study

New York |Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based computer programme that can help diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans by analysing their voices.

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Novel model to predict lung cancer survival developed

New York |Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Researchers have developed a deep-learning model that may help predict lung cancer survival and outcomes.

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Cancer patients more likely to use marijuana: Study

New York |Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

Many cancer patients use marijuana and its usage has increased, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal CANCER, indicate 40.3 per cent cancer patients used marijuana within the pa

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