• 200 million Indians have high blood pressure: study

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    London: Nov 17 (PTI) India is home to about 200 million adults with high blood pressure, according to the largest study of its kind which found that the number of people in the world with high BP has reached 1.13 billion. The study, led by scientists at Imperial College London, shows that the number of people with high blood pressure across the world has nearly doubled in 40 years. Over half of the worlds adults with high blood pressure in 2015 lived in Asia. Around 226 million people in China have high blood pressure, along with 200 million in India, the study published in The Lancet journal fo...Read More


  • Easy Hacks For Great Body Skin!

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    Delhi: Having smooth skin on the body can truly be a challenge. Now, here are some ways you can achieve it. The skin on the body often gets neglected because there is a lot more focus on the skin on the face. These easy hacks will make sure you have great skin on your body and remain smooth at all times. Yes, the skin on the body is often neglected because we are all just really lazy, or due to a shortage of time, we tend to neglect a skin care regime. We tend to put a lot more focus into the skin on face. It may be because its more visible. Whatever be the reason, it is absolutely important...Read More


  • The secret to a great workout? More sex

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    New York: In 2012, Ronda Rousey said she likes to have "as much sex as possible" before a big fight because it boosts her testosterone. Turns out, she may be on to something. A new analysis from the University of Florence in Italy, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, examined hundreds of studies and found no connection between pre-competition sex and lowered athletic performance. It also determined that any connection was based on anecdotal stories, rather than scientifically reported studies. "In fact, unless sex takes place less than two hours before, the evidence actually sug...Read More


  • Malaria stopped with single dose of new compound

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    UK: Scientists say they have found a new compound that stops malaria in animal studies with a single, low dose.Tests in mice showed the one-off treatment prevented infection for the full 30 days of the study. The chemical compound fought early infection in the liver, as well as malaria parasites that were circulating in the blood. The researchers hope their early work, published in the journal, Nature, could lead to new drugs for people. Malaria is spread to humans by the bites of infected female mosquitoes and it is estimated that about half of the world's population is at risk of catching...Read More


  • Eye Color Determines Risk for Cancer

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    Bhopal: Clinical and epidemiological data have always pointed to eye cancer being more common among those individuals with light eye coloration and fair skin-however, the genetic mechanisms underlying disease development have been largely unknown. Now new research from investigators at The Ohio State University (OSU) and New York University (NYU) sheds light on specific inherited genetic differences for an increased risk of uveal melanoma, a rare cancer that arises from the pigment cells that determine eye color. "This is a very important discovery that will guide future research efforts to exp...Read More



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