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Sixth taste for our tongue

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 11:04

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For long, it was accepted that the human tongue could perceive five separate tastes, sweet, sour, salty, savoury and something bitter.  Be that as it may, researchers now accept that we are likewise fit for getting a sixth taste that is of starches. Starches are supplements that break down into sugar and structure our fundamental health of vitality.

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Experts Discuss Measures to Protect Less-Known Species’ Future

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 14:26

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Experts discussed measures that can protect the future of the lesser-known species in a meeting titled as, 'Consultation on Illegal Trade in Lesser Known Species'.

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Ringly – a new line of technology-enabled rings

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 14:11

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A new line of technology-enabled rings called 'Ringly' was recently launched by the company of the same name. Ringly is a buzzing, bejeweled ring which alerts women to emails or text messages when their handsets are in their purses.

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Apple is reportedly hiring 1,000 people for massive in-house ad operation

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 13:51

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According to an AdAge report, Apple is hiring up to 1,000 people for its in-house advertising operation. The report, citing information shared by industry sources, said that Apple's 1,000-person internal ad operation will challenge outside advertising agencies for producing the company's ads.

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Not many in Canada get a chance to die willfully

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 09:16

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To have the demise she needed, 89-year-old Kathleen (Kay) Carter needed to escape her North Vancouver care home, and out of the nation, under false falsifications. She was close incapacitated by spinal stenosis and had made it clear to her seven kids she would not like to pass on inch by inch.

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Risk of breast cancer might be more with moles

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 09:09

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Two new studies propose a connection between breast disease and moles.

Generally, moles rouse considerations of skin growth, not a threat of the bosom. Anyway the new studies - one finished in France, the other did in the United States - recommends that the more moles a lady has, the higher her danger of bosom disease.

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Outside help can benefit father-teen relationship

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 08:58

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At the point when high schoolers in clash with their fathers counsel others for guidance, the reaction may prompt enhanced prosperity and make a stronger guardian kid relationship, as indicated by a U. S. study.

The study studied 392 families, watching the bond between both step and natural fathers and their kids.

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Permanent hair dye or colour can lead to cancer

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 08:52

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Lasting hair colors and perming medicines at salons may hold banned sweet-smelling amines called toluidines that have cancer-causing properties, specialists caution.

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First student-created animated Doodle graced Google homepage on June 9

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 14:37

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On June 9, 2014, the animated Doodle which made its way to the Google homepage was the first Doodle to have been animated by a student --- 11-year old Audrey Zhang from New York.

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Anonymous sharing app Secret announces new feature --- ‘Secret Dens’

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 14:32

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According to a recent post on Secret's Medium. com blog, a new feature - called 'Secret Dens' - is being added to Secret mobile app for 'anonymous sharing.'

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Alienware announces at E3 trade show that it will be releasing a Steam Machine

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:49

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At the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)'s pre-show on Monday, hardware manufacturer Alienware said in an announcement that it has efforts underway to launch a Steam Machine --- dubbed 'Alienware Alpha.'

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Daily tomato pill can reduce the risk of heart disease

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 08:35

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A day-by-day dosage of tomato ketchup could fundamentally enhance the working of veins in patients with coronary illness, research recommends.

The study states that an everyday tomato pill could ward off coronary illness as it binds one of the key profits of the Mediterranean diet.

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Web pharmacy’s licence suspended

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 08:21

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Ottawa has incidentally pulled the permit of one of Canada's biggest Internet drug stores after a review turned up huge concerns with the company's wholesale operations, however the choice has no bearing on the company's capacity to offer several diverse pills straightforwardly to patients over the Web.

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Men who keep a cell phone in trouser pockets can become infertile: Study

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 08:14

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Men who keep a cellular telephone in their trouser pocket could be coincidentally harming their possibilities of becoming a father, as indicated by a study.

Past exploration has recommended that Radio-recurrence electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) emitted by the gadgets can have a negative impact on male fertility.

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Southeast Asia attempts to fight flab

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 08:10

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Singapore's Sean Chin had a muscle to fat ratio of 24 percent seven years back. He is currently fit and lean with only 9 percent fat and as a fitness coach he works every day with customers at their homes to help them battle the fat.

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Life-saving surgery being denied to older patients

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:25

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Older lung disease patients are constantly denied life-sparing surgery, a philanthropy has said.  Those matured 75 or over who are generally healthy and whose disease has not spread are five times less inclined to be given life-amplifying surgery than more youthful patients, Macmillan Cancer Support said.

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Awareness on sun safety

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:19

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The Cincinnati Reds are joining Major League Baseball and every one of the 30 Clubs in by and by bringing issues to light of skin tumor this mid year through the Play Sun Smart activity, which went on all through the alliance on Sunday, June 8.

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$7.1 million raised by CHEO Telethon

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:13

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The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario has several reasons to thank many people.  The 31st yearly CHEO pledge drive raised $7,121,350.

President and CEO of the CHEO establishment, Kevin Keohane says the pledge drive is amazingly paramount.

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Tiny molecule to help tackle depression

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:11

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A study has found that a small molecule may give a marker to despondency and help discover people who are liable to react to stimulant medication.

Analysts at McGill University and the Douglas Institute in Canada found that levels of a little molecule, called mIR-1202, discovered just in people and in different primates are lower in the brains of depressed people.

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Analysts’ reactions to Apple’s Beats acquisition have been mixed

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 10:09

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Two weeks back, tech giant Apple announced its acquisition of headphone maker Beats Electronics in a $3 billion deal --- a move which has fetched mixed reactions from tech-industry experts and analysts.

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