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C-Section babies could benefit from mother's vaginal fluids, study suggests

Feb 02, 2016 PM EST A small study suggests that swiping Cesarean babies with their mothers' vaginal secretions restores some of the helpful bacteria that newborns pick up when they pass through the birth canal.

Prolonged marijuana use linked to worse verbal memory in middle age

Feb 02, 2016 AM EST A new study conducted by the University of Lausanne, Switzerland says that prolonged use of marijuana can lead to verbal memory loss in middle age.

WHO issues warning of Zika virus spead in Africa, Asia

Feb 02, 2016 AM EST The World Health Organization has issued a warning that the Zika virus linked to a microcephaly outbreak in Latin America could soon spread to Africa and Asia.

Fibre rich diet may lower risk of breast cancer in women

Feb 02, 2016 AM EST A new U.S study suggests that a diet rich in fibre could lower the risk of developing breast cancer later on in life.

Seasonal depression may be a myth, Study suggests

Jan 30, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that the existence of seasonal depression may be myth.

Diabetes, Obesity in mothers-to-be linked to autism in children

Jan 30, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that pregnant women who are both obese and diabetic have a higher risk of giving birth to an autistic child than healthy women.

Weight loss: Exercise or diet?

Jan 29, 2016 AM EST A new study published suggests that exercise alone does not guarantee weight loss and that one should focus on diet instead.

HIV becoming resistant to tenofovir, an important HIV drug

Jan 29, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that resistance to an important HIV drug is common worldwide and could pose a hindrance in preventing the virus that causes AIDS.

Bedbugs developing resistance against insecticide, study suggests

Jan 28, 2016 PM EST A new study suggests that bedbugs in some American cities have developed resistance to the most widely used insecticides to control them.

Soy Benefits Women Receiving Infertility Treatment

Jan 28, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that soybeans are helpful in fighting off harmful chemicals found in in-vitro fertilization treatment.

New study leads scientists closer to understanding schizophrenia

Jan 28, 2016 AM EST A new study is helping scientists move closer to understanding the biological cause of schizophrenia, as well as explaining for the manifestation of the psychological disorder during adolescence or ...

U.S task force recommends screening for all pregnant women

Jan 28, 2016 AM EST The US Preventive Services Task Force has recommended that all pregnant women should be screened for depression and evaluated again after the child is born.

Coffee consumption not linked to higher heart rate

Jan 27, 2016 AM EST new study has revealed that regular caffeine consumption does not lead to extra heartbeats.

Genetically modified Monkeys that mimic autism may help humans

Jan 27, 2016 AM EST Scientists have genetically engineered monkeys, who mimic autistic behaviors so that scientists can test potential therapies on them, that will yield more answers about the disorder and also pave the ...

New diabetes treatment could replace insulin injections

Jan 26, 2016 AM EST Researchers may soon find a cure for Type 1 diabetes that can put an end to the daily insulin shots.

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