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Side effects of aloe vera could be harmful for you. Watch out for these signs

The aloe vera plant is known for its healing properties and has long been used as a herbal medicine. Scientific studies have also shown how that the plant has antidiabetic effects as it reduces blood sugar levels. The plants, which are native to Africa and Indian Ocean islands, are being incorporated into skincare treatments for conditions such as eczema, dandruff and psoriasis. And its ... Read More »

Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

U.S. regulators on Friday approved the first drug developed specifically to reduce excessive sweating, a common condition that can cause people anxiety and affect their social lives. The Food and Drug Administration approved Qbrexza for excessive underarm sweating and will be available in October. The drug is inside a cloth wiped over the skin daily to block sweat glands from ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On6 India Launch Expected on July 2, Will Be Flipkart Exclusive

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart has confirmed the new Samsung Galaxy On-Series model It could be the rumoured Galaxy On6 The smartphone is teased with an ‘Infinity Display’ panel Flipkart has confirmed the launch of a new Samsung Galaxy On-Series model. The model, which is likely to be the rumoured Galaxy On6, is set to debut in India on July 2, the e-commerce giant revealed ... Read More »

Screening of swollen aorta can be harmful for older men

According to a recent study, the screening of a ballooning and weakened area in the aorta in the abdomen can harm older men. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg questioned the screening for aortic aneurysms in the abdomen of older men. Aortic aneurysms are an enlargement of the aorta to greater than the normal size. It usually has no symptoms ... Read More »

Online information on vaccines and autism may be unreliable

Information about vaccines and autism available online can prove to be unreliable as it is often based on old, ‘weak’ scientific studies, and is contributing to the rise in anti-vaccination sentiments, a study has found. For the study researchers carried out a search for ‘vaccines autism’ and then analysed the results for the top 200 websites.The study, published in the ... Read More »

Healthy bacteria can be a promising alternative to antibiotics

Antibiotics’ days might be numbered as viruses that kill harmful gut bacteria could represent a real alternative to the traditional medicine. A new clinical study confirmed the safety and tolerability of using bacteria-specific viruses known as bacteriophages to eliminate disease-causing bacteria in the gut. The new treatment could be used in place of antibiotics to rid the gut of harmful ... Read More »

WhatsApp May Be Working on a Windows App for PCs: Report

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is reportedly working with Microsoft to deliver a proper desktop app. WhatsApp is one of the few developers that consistently delivered updates to its Windows Phone app, but a report by Windows Central suggests WhatsApp is actually getting ready to deliver a proper desktop app as well, The Next Web reported on Friday. Concept art for a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) version of WhatsApp showed up on Behance ... Read More »

‘I am not the type of parent I thought I’d be’

Ciara O’Brien and co: “I try to enjoy almost all of it, because I’m reliably informed this stage passes quickly, and before I know it, they’ll be either ignoring my existence or telling me they hate me.” I am not the type of parent I thought I’d be. Let’s be honest, is there anyone out there who would say they ... Read More »

Mummy blogs: Why they won’t help you be a better parent, but these services can

PHOTO: Parents fear they’ll be judged if they admit to struggling with parenting, but those that don’t get help can become isolated.(Flickr: Kat Grigg) Mummy blogs and parenting forums have cornered the market on family advice, but research has found many people won’t seek help because of a fear of judgement. The pressure to portray a perfect family image is blocking ... Read More »

Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

While smoking is associated with a host of health problems, be it lung cancer, heart disease or skin ailments, smokers often struggle to kick the habit as chemical changes deep in the brain drive nicotine addiction. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year. More than 6 million of those deaths are the result ... Read More »