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Now you can measure an individual's wisdom with SD-WISE scale

Scientists have been doing wonders one after another over the decades and their popularity has now grown by leaps and bounds. Their achievement has touched such a height that your wisdom may even be...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 24, 2017 09:23 PM

#savepriyanshu: Twitter rallies for 3-year-old with rare heart disease

Among the hashtags making it to the top trends on Twitter on Sunday was #savepriyanshu. Priyanshu, who the Twitterattis are rallying to save, is not an international celebrity, politicians or popular...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 24, 2017 09:51 AM

We are not Gods, only God can do, says Supreme Court, rejects plea to abolish mosquitoes

"We cannot go to everybody's house and say there is a mosquito or a house fly, so remove it," a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 23, 2017 01:27 PM

Quarter of girls and one in 10 boys are depressed by the age of 14: Study

At ages three, five, seven, 11 and 14, parents reported on their children's mental health. When they reached 14, the children were themselves asked questions about their depressive symptoms.

PTI | Sep 23, 2017 11:22 AM

Cheers! Indian scientists develop TEA WINE with health benefits

The scientists from the Department of Mycology and Micro-Biology of the pioneer tea research institute developed three varieties of tea wine–CTC wine, Orthodox wine, and Green tea wine.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 22, 2017 08:43 PM

Prostate cancer cases on rise in rural India, experts warn number may double by 2020

Prostate cancer which is the second most common form of cancer, is on the rise in rural belt of India, as per experts.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 22, 2017 05:15 PM

India prevented one million child deaths due to disease between 2005-2015, says Lancet report

To achieve UN global goals of reducing child mortality to at least 25 percent 1,000 live births by 2030, India would need to maintain the rapid decline in mortality of children in the 1-59 month...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 08:55 PM

Eleven-year-old girl's organs give new lease of life to needy patients

Dr Vasantrao Pawar Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Nashik has declared Tejashree brain-dead on Tuesday. After that, she was brought to Rishikesh Hospital where all her organs were...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 06:22 PM

Taking nuts in your diet can help to reduce weight and obesity risk, says study

The recent research showed that the individuals who consumed nuts not only had less weight gain but also enjoyed a five percent lower risk of becoming overweight or obese.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 06:19 PM

UP: Dead woman comes back to life, underwent bypass surgery after suffering massive heart attack

Saraswati Devi, a diabetic, was revived by a team of doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. She had undergone a stenting procedure a few months ago. She came to the hospital after she complained...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 05:41 PM

Gender stereotypes can raise risk of depression, suicide, violence and HIV in children, reveals study

These stereotypes “leave girls at greater risk of dropping out of school or suffering physical and sexual violence, child marriage, early pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections,”...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 02:21 PM

Brain activity in ventral striatum may help to prevent poor sleep related depression

The findings revealed that students with poor quality sleep were less likely to have symptoms of depression if they also had higher activity in a reward-sensitive region of the brain.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 01:39 PM

Scary scenario predicted by WHO, world is running out of antibiotics

Adding to the fear is the fact that it is likely that the speed of increasing resistance will outpace the slow drug development process.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 20, 2017 04:30 PM

Beware, neck massage at barber shop may leave you paralysed

Upon investigation, it was revealed that he had suffered a neck crack during the massage which damaged his phrenic nerves that control the diaphragm, which in turn controls breathing.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 19, 2017 08:36 PM

Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS, says study

People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke cigarettes are 10 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS, a study led by an Indian-origin scientist warns.

PTI | Sep 19, 2017 07:20 PM