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Dog helpers are giving a new lease of life to disabled owners in Britain

Alongside well-groomed canines taking part in beauty contests this week at Britain’s Crufts dog show, specially trained labradors, poodles and cocker spaniels showed off a different set of skills that can save the lives of their disabled owners. These four-legged helpers are trained not just to help the blind or partially sighted but also to recognise a variety of sounds ... Read More »

Teenagers are fueling a competitive gaming tidal wave

“Kungfufruitcup” sits at her desk where she engages with other video gamers on the website Twitch. (Photo by Timothy C. Wright/For The Washington Post.) Video games have come a long way since the days of Atari and Sega. Instead of pulling up a beanbag chair up to the tube TV in your parents’ basement, now there are worldwide competitions among ... Read More »

Beware, Asians are more vulnerable to severe dengue

Turns out, genetics make Asians and Europeans susceptible to severe dengue, a new study has stated. As globalisation and climate change spread tropical infectious diseases around the globe, not all populations have the same degree of susceptibility. A study conducted by researchers from the Institut Pasteur, CNRS and the Institute for Research, and Innovation in Health-University of Porto (i3S) identified ... Read More »

Brisk walking, squatting, planks: These five exercises are perfect for a total body workout

We all know that exercise plays an important role in our general health. If you’re someone who enjoys training at home, full body workouts make for a good option. Here are some full body exercises as suggested by Puneet Rehani, physiotherapist at AktivHealth: – Brisk Walking: Brisk walking is simple yet powerful. It can help to improve cholesterol levels, strengthen bones, ... Read More »

This is why some teens are more likely to undergo an abortion

Teenagers who’s mothers had abortions earlier are more likely to undergo abortions, a new study has warned. According to the researchers, in developed countries, about 6.7 million abortions are performed every year, with a large proportion of teens aged 19 or younger. In Canada, the teen pregnancy rate is 28 per 1,000, with more than 50 % of these ending ... Read More »

Burnout developers Criterion are working on an original game focused on melee combat

Criterion are best known as the makers of Burnout (rest in peace) and some of the more recent Need for Speed titles, but lately they’ve been working quietly in the background of EA to support development of titles like Battlefield Hardline and Battlefront II. Now it seems they’re working on a brand new title again, and before you ask – ... Read More »

5 ‘Healthy’ Eating Habits That You Are Better Off Without And What You Should Do Instead!

There’s a lot that’s been said about healthy eating and dietary changes that lead to a healthier lifestyle. But not everything that you read and watch is true. There are many contradicting studies and researches, some of which are often funded by the respective lobbies of certain products, simply in order to create a market for these foods. Not all ... Read More »

Energy drinks are more dangerous for the heart than coffee

Beware! Teenagers and adults who consume energy drinks may suffer from rapid heartbeat, nausea and seizures, warns a recent study. According to the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, over half of the youth and young adults who consume an energy drink, have reported experiencing an adverse health event, including rapid heartbeat, nausea, and in rare cases, seizures. Currently, Canadian ... Read More »

5 Everyday dental mistakes that are making your teeth yellower

Of all the things that can ruin a perfect selfie, yellow teeth flashing bright in the picture, is top of the list. Yellow teeth, ladies and gentlemen, can make your life a living hell. They take away your self-confidence as you are always scared of people noticing them. The question, then, is as to what causes the teeth to go ... Read More »

Dear women, are you looking to conceive? Here are 6 ways to boost your fertility

Everyone makes resolutions every year but few people only stick to it. So, let’s begin this New Year with a healthy lifestyle. Researches has proven that if you are trying to conceive then it is very important for a woman to maintain a healthy lifestyle and being physically fit is of utmost importance as it helps in regaining stamina and ... Read More »