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Super pill: This drug could reverse alcohol’s damaging effects on brain

Scientists have found a new pill that could reverse the effects of binge drinking on the brain. The studies of Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers in adult mice show that two weeks of daily treatment with the drug tandospirone reversed the effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption on neurogenesis – the ability of the brain to grow ... Read More »

Finding the Batman: This bat genetic trait holds secret to longevity

Bats are the longest-living mammals relative to body size, and a species called the greater mouse-eared bat lives especially long. Researchers now have unlocked some of this bat’s longevity secrets, with hints for fighting the effects of aging in people. Scientists said on Wednesday that unlike in people and most other animals, in this bat species the structures called telomeres ... 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 »

This 55″ Samsung 4K TV is less than £500 with this discount code

DEAL-HUNGRY Sun readers can bag a huge bargain on a 55-inch Samsung television today. UK electronics retailer Hughes is offering a heavy discount on a top Samsung TV, which can then be price-cut further using a special voucher code. 2 A hot new TV deal saves you hundreds on a 4K Samsung television The Samsung UE55MU6120 might not have a ... Read More »

This mutant strain of flu could lead to a more effective vaccine

Experiments on lab animals have shown signs of success for a newly engineered flu virus that may lead to a more effective vaccine, researchers said on Thursday. Trials on humans are still a long way off, but the report in the US journal Science earned praise from experts who described it as a promising step toward better prevention of flu. ... Read More »

This anti-ageing protein may increase longevity and combat obesity, cancer

Scientists have revealed the three-dimensional (3D) structure of an anti-ageing protein, that may not only increase human lifespan but also help develop therapies for age-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cancers. The Klotho proteins — alpha and beta — named after the Greek goddess Clotho, who spun the thread of life, play an important role in the regulation of ... Read More »

Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

According to Ayurvedacharya Dr. Partap Chauhan, Director Jiva Ayurveda, “Ayurveda believes that there are three types of immunity: 1. Sahaj (hereditary), or immunity you’re born with. 2. Kalaj (seasonal), or immunity that comes and goes with seasons/age/time. 3. Yuktikrit (established), or immunity you can develop with a regular and balanced diet, and systemic practice of yoga. It is the third ... Read More »

Not Mouni Roy, Surbhi Jyoti To Play Lead In Naagin 3 Opposite This Actor. All Cast Details Here

Surbhi Jyoti will play the lead role (Image courtesy: surbhijyoti) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Anita Hassanandani will be seen as the antagonist Pearl V Puri stars opposite Surbhi Karishma Tanna will feature in a cameo Television actress Surbhi Jyoti, best-known for her role in the show Qubool Hai, has been finalised to play the lead heroine in Ekta Kapoor’s Naagin 3. Surbhi has replaced Mouni ... Read More »

Can supplements of calcium, vitamin D help prevent fractures? This study says no

Supplements containing calcium, vitamin D or both may not protect older adults against hip fracture and other bone breaks, a study claims. Practice guidelines recommend calcium and vitamin D supplements for older people to prevent fractures in those with osteoporosis, according to the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Previous studies have come to mixed ... Read More »

Want to lose weight but hate going to the gym? Stick to this doctor’s simple advice

In a world, where being fit has become a ‘mantra’ for everyone, a balanced diet is the most essential thing people need to take care of. And now a doctor has revealed that people don’t need to sign up to a gym as a balanced diet of plenty of vegetables, fish, dairy and healthy fats can do wonders for their ... Read More »