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Zika outbreak: Total 50 test positive in Rajasthan

In Rajasthan’s Jaipur district 18 more people have been tested positive for Zika virus. On Friday a Union Ministry reportedly said that now the total number of such cases is 50. From Jaipur’s Shashtri Nagar locality at least 10 of the new cases were reported. According to the Times Now report, …

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Abnormal vision in childhood can affect the functioning of the brain, claims study

According to a new research, abnormal vision in childhood can affect the functioning of the brain. The researchers from the University of Waterloo, University of British Columbia, and the University of Auckland uncovered differences in how the brain processes visual information in patients with various types of lazy eye. In doing so, they …

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Obesity twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer: Study

According to a new study, women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 in contrast to women who have what is considered a normal body mass index. The study appeared in the Journal- JAMA Oncology, according to the ANI report. In the United States, …

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Here’s what causes virtual reality motion sickness

Researchers may now predict who are more likely to feel motion sickness from virtual reality (VR) technology by observing how the individuals sway in response to a moving visual field. The researchers from the University of Waterloo believe that this knowledge will help them to develop counteractions to cybersickness. Cybersickness …

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Cut down on your kids’ daily screen-time to boost brain function

Limiting your child’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, and ensuring sufficient sleep and physical activity, can significantly improve their brain function, a study has found. Taken individually, limited screen time and improved sleep were associated with the strongest links to improved cognition, while physical activity …

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Breastfeeding makes babies less reactive to stress

While it’s a known fact that there are many physical and mental health benefits of breastfeeding for mothers and babies, according to the latest research, this might be due to genetic changes induced by breastfeeding. Dr Lester, one of the lead researchers said, “What we found is that maternal care changes the …

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Scented products can put your life at risk, can contain chemicals that cause cancer

Some benzyl chloride with your vanilla-scented lotion? Consumers may be surprised that their favourite scented products could contain some less-entrancing ingredients, according to a new report. A study released by the Breast Cancer Prevention Partners found a host of unlisted chemicals in commonly used products, with most coming from the …

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Get your child to eat healthy throughout childhood for good gut health

Maintaining healthy lifestyle habits during childhood may promote a healthy balance of gut bacteria later in life. This, according to a recent study, in turn, may contribute to lowering the risks of developing serious long-term conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The findings indicate that a child’s sleeping, eating …

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Cocoa and dark chocolates can boost your Vitamin D intake, strengthen bones

Love chocolates or other products containing cocoa? A new study has found that foods rich in cocoa, such as cocoa butter, cocoa beans, cocoa powder, and dark chocolates may improve your vitamin D intake. Vitamin D comes in two types — vitamin D2 and D3. While, vitamin D3 is produced in the …

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Facts About Drug Detox And Detox Programs

There are a few reasons why people think to themselves, “I need to find detox rehab centers near me” and find they need to detox from drugs but surprisingly, the main reason to enter into a detox program is not to simply quit using drugs and alcohol. The reasons why …

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