Texting while driving increases risk of crashing

NEW YORK: Don’t text while driving as a new study suggests that doing so increases the…

70m diabetics in India by 2015: Study

CHENNAI: India, already the diabetic capital of the world, is heading towards a diabetic explosion, with…

UV radiation blinding rural folk, finds study

CHENNAI: Why is every alternate person in rural India above the age of 40 blinded by…

OTC EC and abortion pills cause menstrual problems

Was she pregnant or not? Sukriti Kumar, 21, went to Dr Vishakha Munjal in Saket for…

Men who do household chores more likely to marry

LONDON: Men who do household chores are more likely to marry a girl of their choice,…

Why dentures? Grow new teeth

LONDON: Scientists in Japan have managed to grow teeth from stem cells, a development that could…

Breast cancer cases surge as cervical dips

NEW DELHI: The good news: fewer women in India now suffer from cervical cancer – counted…

Homeopathy can cure swine flu, claims practitioner

MUMBAI: At a time the country is grappling with H1N1 virus and Tamiflu tablet is belived…

Now, an HIV blocking gel for women

WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a “molecular condom”, which they claim is actually a vaginal gel that…

New wave of Swine flu could sicken millions

WASHINGTON: As India and other countries grapple with the Swine flu, experts here warned that a…

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