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Stress just as unhealthy as junk food

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:40

New York, Oct 17 (IANS) If you are reeling under work pressure, find ways to relax. Researchers have found that stress may be just as harmful to your body as a really bad diet.

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Sweet recipes for Diwali

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:20

Gurugram, Oct 17 (IANS) Traditional sweets are of the essence when it comes to Diwali and the celebrations are simply incomplete without home-cooked stuff. This time celebrate the festival by indulging in some sweet and tasty treats.

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Twitter, Instagram promoting 'extreme thinness': Study

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:00

New York, Oct 17 (IANS) Twitter and Instagram posts are increasingly celebrating "bonespiration" and "thinspiration", which encourage eating disorders, such as anorexia, a study has found.

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Google Photos to now recognise your pet

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:12

San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Photo sharing and storage service Google Photos is introducing a feature that automatically recognises the photographs of the users' dogs and cats alongside people.

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Panama Papers scribe killed in Malta car bomb

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:52

Valletta, Oct 17 (IANS) A journalist who led the Panama Papers probe into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her residence, the media reported.

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Indians love to share personal data on social media platforms

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:14

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) People in India are a happier lot when it comes to connect via social media platforms and 39 per cent of them trust the information they see on social media channels as compared to 32 per cent globally, new research said on Monday.

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This artificial pancreas uses your phone to combat diabetes

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:22

New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Researchers have successfully developed an artificial pancreas system that uses an algorithm on smartphone to continuously monitor glucose levels of the user and automatically delivers appropriate levels of insulin -- a game changer for diabetic patients.

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Magic mushrooms may 'reset' depressed brains: Study

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 13:28

London, Oct 14 (IANS) A psychoactive compound occuring naturally in "magic mushrooms" may help reduce symptoms of depression as well as "reset" brain activity in affected patients, a study has shown.

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Staying in shape may increase your lifespan

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:20

London, Oct 14 (IANS) Want to live a long life? Reducing excess weight and staying in shape may prolong life expectancy by two months, researchers suggested.

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