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Why preemies have impaired lungs

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 19:10

New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Children born preterm are more likely to have smaller airways that impairs lung function, exposing them to respiratory problems all their lives, reveals a new study.

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Global press freedom plunges to lowest level in a decade: Study

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 16:48

London, Nov 30 (IANS) Global media freedom has fallen to the lowest level in at least a decade, according to a study that shows journalists are threatened by government censorship, organised crime and commercial pressures caused by the growth of the Internet.

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Commuting daily by underground metro can harm you: Study

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 16:20

New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Commuting regularly by underground metro trains may pose hazardous health risks as the air inside the compartments have higher concentrations of cancer-causing agents, claims a study.

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Dogs more brainier than cats: Study

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:38

Sao Paulo, Nov 30 (IANS) Your canine friend may be more smarter than felines as their brain possesses significantly more number of neurons linked to thinking, planning and complex behaviour, a study has found.

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Five books to look forward to in December 2017

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:34

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) As we enter the last month of 2017 -- a significant year from the publishing point of view -- the wide variety of books published over the past eleven months, both fiction and nonfiction, make a case for book lovers. Despite the rising trend of mediocrity in the literary world, there are enough books of both literary value and merit for readers to chew upon.

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Dogs mouth-lick in response to angry humans

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 23:26

Sao Paulo, Nov 29 (IANS) Have you ever wondered why dogs are in a habit of licking their mouth? It may not only be considered as a simple behaviour in response to food or uncertainty but also a communicative process towards the angry facial attitude of the humans, a study has found.

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Fear of breakup may end your romantic relationship

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 21:50

London, Nov 29 (IANS) Is the fear of breaking up with your partner nagging you? According to a study, the level of fear may influence the romance and commitment, thereby either boosting your relationship further or ending it.

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Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 20:40

Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted three inflammatory videos from a British far-right group rife with anti-Muslim content.

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Get hitched to stave off risk of dementia

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:02

London, Nov 29 (IANS) Want to ward off the risk of old-age problems like memory loss and dementia? Getting hitched may be the right solution, says a study, as interaction of a loving relationship helps keep the brain active and reduces the risk by a third.

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