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Could a weekly injection get rid of harmful belly fat?

White fat, or white adipose tissue, is a form of body fat that stores calories and accumulates as an energy reserve. It also provides insulation and...

Fat, carbs, fruit, veg: How much should we eat for health?

A large cohort study, the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study, at the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University in Canada, has paved the way...

Respiratory depression: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Anything that depresses the central nervous system (the brain) can cause respiratory depression since the brain controls a person's respiratory drive. In minor cases, symptoms may be...

Why do couples split up? And why do they stay together?

Researchers from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, in collaboration with scientists from the University of Toronto in Canada, set out to...

Insufficient sleep raises type 2 diabetes risk in children

In the United States, 1 in 3 people are estimated to develop type 2 diabetes at one point in their lifetime. The disease affects men and women of all...

Could outdoor light exposure at night heighten breast cancer risk?

From an analysis of almost 110,000 women, researchers found that those who resided in areas with high levels of outdoor light at nighttime were...

160 countries to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit that will be held in...

Around 1,500 delegates from over 160 countries will participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held in Hyderabad from 28-30 November, that...

Smartphone users are more likely to purchase luxury products than desktop users

If you want to curb that urge to splurge, putting your smartphone away may help, as touchscreen technology is behind people indulging in guilty...

Low-calorie diet may slow aging by ‘rejuvenating biological clock’

The findings may explain why mice age at a slower pace when put on a low-calorie diet, say the researchers. They suggest that calorie...

Whatsapp will soon allow its users to instantly transfer money via UPI

Mobile application Whatsapp plans to soon allow its users to transfer money instantaneously via the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transaction system.​ According to a blog...

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