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Why muscle wannabes ignore steroid abuse risks

Moscow |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

In pursuit of the body beautiful, most muscle wannabes continue to abuse steroids despite knowing that they have serious, life-limiting and potentially lethal side effects, say researchers.

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Just visualising a kiss can alter your attitude

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

You would never forget that inconspicuous street corner where you kissed her for the first time. However, according to researchers, our attitudes can be influenced not only by what we actually experie

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Wearable patch can cool you down on hot summer day

San Francisco |Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

A team of US engineers has developed a wearable patch that could provide personalized cooling and heating at home, work or on the go.

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Over 500 test positive for HIV in Pakistani village

Islamabad |Saturday, 2019 2:15:06 AM IST

A mass HIV detection programme in a village in Pakistan has resulted in more than 400 children and 100 adults diagnosed with the virus following widespread social alarm that broke out after a doctor w

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Bullied at workplace? It can change behaviour for worse

London |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

If you are bullied at the workplace, it may lead to counterproductive behaviour besides harming your health, warn researchers.

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China reports nearly 1 mn cases of occupational diseases

Beijing |Saturday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

China reported over 970,000 cases of occupational diseases by the end of 2018 of which 90 per cent cases were pneumoconiosis.

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Electric field-based dressing fights bacterial infections

New York |Saturday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST

Amid growing antibiotic resistance, Indian-origin researchers have developed a way to charge up the fight against bacterial infections using electricity.

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Delhi HC extends stay on circular banning e-cigarettes

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 2:15:06 AM IST

The Delhi High Court on Friday extended its stay on the ban on a Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) order banning the sale, manufacture, distribution, trade, import and advertisement of Ele

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Young kids who watch more TV get less sleep

New York |Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Pre-schoolers who watch less than one hour of TV per day get 22 more minutes of sleep at night -- or nearly 2.5 hours per week -- than those who watch more than an hour of TV daily, new research has

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Running best for fitness: Spain's ex-tennis star Arantxa

Bengaluru |Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

Flagging it as a universal sport with no barriers, former Spanish woman tennis star Arantxa Sanchez Vicario on Thursday said running was the best forms of exercises for fitness.

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Electric cars can help you live longer

Toronto |Friday, 2019 11:15:06 PM IST

Migration from polluting vehicles that burn fossil fuels to electric vehicles, ideally using electricity generated sustainably could significantly reduce the incidence of cardiopulmonary illness due t

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Your genes decide whether you will own a dog or not

London |Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

The choice of getting a dog at home is heavily influenced by an individual's genetic make-up, says a study, suggesting that genetic variation explains more than half of the variation in dog ownership.

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