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Bat-related coronaviruses more frequent than thought: Study

Singapore, Sep 15 (IANS) An average of about 400,000 people are infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (SARSr-CoVs) annually in South and Southeast...

Mini-brains in lab mimic Parkinson’s disease

Singapore, Sep 7 (IANS) A team of researchers here has for the first time grown tiny brains-in-a-dish that mimic the major pathological features of...

Why do young, fit people suffer heart attacks?

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The demise of television actor Sidharth Shukla, 40, due to a heart attack early this morning, has opened many...

Easy ways to weight gain

By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANSlife) How one can lose weight is a hot topic, but a lot of people also face...

Millets can reduce risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The consumption of millets can reduce total cholesterol, triacylglycerols (commonly known as triglycerides), and BMI, according to a new study...

Can antibodies to common cold protect against Covid?

London, Aug 9 (IANS) Pre-existing antibodies against human cold coronaviruses (HCoV) can likely confer cross-protection against Covid-19 infection, suggests a study. The study, led by...

Bottled water up to 3,500 times worse for environment: Study

London, Aug 8 (IANS) The environmental impact of bottled water is up to 3,500 times higher than tap water, according to a new study. The...

4 reasons women should be aware of thyroid disorders

By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe New Delhi, July 30 (IANSlife) The butterfly-shaped thyroid gland located at the base of the neck plays a major role in...

Top ten foods to consume during monsoon

New Delhi, July 26 (IANSlife) Monsoon brings different memories to each one of us. For some it is playing and running in the rain...

Global warming may limit spread of dengue fever: Study

New York, July 23 (IANS) Global warming could limit the spread of dengue fever but could also affect Wolbachia as a biological control agent,...