Resistance to vital malaria drug spreads widely in Southeast Asia

Resistance to vital malaria drug spreads widely in Southeast AsiaWashington, July 31 - It has been recently revealed that resistance to the main drug, artemisinin, used to treat Plasmodium falciparum malaria has been spreading at an alarming stage in Southeast Asia.

Now, miracle 'squid' pill to benefit brain, heart

Now, miracle 'squid' pill to benefit brain, heartLondon, July 31 - A new supplement called Bioglan Calamari Gold pill made from squid has been launched that has five times more Omega-3 than cod liver capsules and helps in improving brain and heart function.

Topless sunbathing becomes 'passe' in France

Topless sunbathing becomes 'passe' in FranceLondon, July 30 : According to French Elle magazine women in France no longer prefer topless sunbathing because of health concerns and the "pornified" perception.

Preterm children's cognitive process can pick up before hitting teenage

Preterm children's cognitive process can pick up before hitting teenageWashington, July 30 - A study has revealed that preterm babies, by the time they become adolescent, can have cognition similar to those born at term.

Heat strokes likelier to be life-threatening for long distance runners

long distance runnersWashington, July 29 : A study has revealed that heat strokes are ten times more life-threatening than cardiac events for runners in races over 10 km.

The authors noted that the findings might play a role in the ongoing debate over pre-participation ECG screenings for preventing sudden death in athletes by offering a new perspective on the greatest health risk for runners.

Tiny part of brain which tracks expectations about nasty events identified

Tiny part of brain which tracks expectations about nasty events identifiedWashington, July 29 - A recent study has identified the half-pea-sized human brain portion called habenula, which tracks negative expectations like painful electric shocks and shows how bad things could get.

Encephalitis claims three more lives in WB within 24 hours

Encephalitis claims three more lives in WB within 24 hoursSiliguri, July 27 : Three more people died within the past 24 hours at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) near Siliguri in West Bengal (WB) due to the encephalitis syndrome.

The total toll of the disease has also risen up to 79 within this month.

More teens end up in hospitals due to binge drinking during birthdays

drinking during birthdaysWashington, July 25 : A new research has revealed that binge drinking during birthday celebrations amid adolescents and young adults impact in-patient/emergency department (ED) hospital admissions.

Orgasm not necessarily a sexual event, claims study

Orgasm not necessarily a sexual event, claims studyLondon, July 24 : A recent study has claimed that orgasm is not just a sexual event as an increasing number of women are experiencing exercise-induced orgasms (EIO) called "coregasms".

Girls' puberty age depends on which parent's 'imprinted gene' they carry

Girls' puberty age depends on which parent's 'imprinted gene' they carryWashington, July 24 - A new study has found that the puberty age of girls largely depends on which of the two parents' 'imprinted' genes they have.

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