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Coffee Lovers Sensitive to Caffeine's Bitter Taste: Study November 17, 2018 17:30

People who are more sensitive to coffee's bitter taste indeed drink more of the brew, a study suggests.The study which is published in the journal Scientific Reports found that the sensitivity is caused by a…

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Swearing Actually Makes You A Better Person And Badass, Science Says November 16, 2018 12:37

Our fondness for swear words is irresistible and though it has now and then has few drawbacks if used unseemly, it is surprisingly doing wonders for our self-growth. Swearing means you are indeed super smart…

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Over 2 Lakh Indian Children Killed Due to Pneumonia, Diarrhoea in 2016 November 10, 2018 13:15

A new report released Friday said India's vaccination coverage to prevent rotavirus infection, a chief origin of serious diarrhoea in young children, was the lowest among the 15 countries which introduced earlier this year. It…

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Over 90% of Children Under 15 Breathe Toxic Air: WHO October 30, 2018 12:40

Day-after-day around 93 percent of the world's children under the age of 15 (1.8 billion children) breathe contaminated air that puts their health and growth at serious risk, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in…

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India's Air Quality Slides to Worst Possible Category October 27, 2018 16:56

India's air quality has plummeted to the worst possible category, the government's Central Pollution Control Board said on Friday. The level of PM2.5, a tiny particulate matter that can dangerously block lungs, read 187, over…

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City Life Make Humans Less Kind to Strangers: Study October 26, 2018 17:30

Living in big cities amidst strangers can make people swiftly 'switch off' their propensity to be benevolent and honest to others, mainly when such cooperative behavior would not directly benefit them, according to a study.…

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Flavoured E-Cigarette Possibly More Toxic than Regular Cigar: Study October 13, 2018 15:44

Seasoning and supplement ingredients in e-cigarettes may rise inflammation and damage lung function, according to a study.The research, published in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, as well found that short-term vulnerability…

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Study: Over 250 Worldwide Died Taking Selfies in 6 Yrs. October 08, 2018 12:05

Selfies are pleasurable if clicked right but can be equally menacing if gone wrong, and a new study from researchers prove this to be literal.In the last six years, over 250 people worldwide have died…

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Rising Temperatures Menace India with Grave Tropical Fever September 25, 2018 16:30

As India notices average temperature rise, the risk of frequent and large-scale chikungunya cases is simultaneously spreading in the country, according to a new study. A viral disease Chikungunya spread by mosquitoes, destroys white blood…

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Alcohol Kills 2.6 Lakh Indians Every Year: WHO September 24, 2018 18:07

Alcohol is being the chief cause of deaths in India, as it kills about 2.6 lakh Indians each year either by causing cancer, liver cirrhosis or leading to road accidents caused by drunk driving. The…

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World Suicide Prevention Day: Know Cautionary Signs September 10, 2018 15:34

Suicide is a major public health concern all across the world. Over 8,00,000 people commit suicide worldwide yearly and of these 1,35,000 are residents of India. Suicide is complicated and tragic but is oftentimes preventable.…

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Over 35% People in India are Low on Physical Activity: WHO September 05, 2018 18:02

More than 35 percent of people in India are insufficiently active, increasing their hazard of cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, and mental health problems, finds a study by the World Health Organization (WHO).The findings, published in…

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