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         Yoga helps against non-communicable diseases: WHO    
 
 
New Delhi: Routine physical activity is central to life-long health and wellbeing. Among other benefits, adequate physical activity improves muscular and cardio respiratory fitness, enhances bone and functional health, and helps prevent depression and promote mental health. Crucially, it also reduces the risk of life-threatening non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as hypertension, stroke, heart attack and diabetes - conditions that already cause an estimated 8.5 million deaths across the W

 
         Spironolactone can help prevent acne: Study    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: A study recently conducted has revealed that Spironolactone, a diuretic drug, can be helpful for people dealing with acne, a common disorder amongst women.

 
         Older Amazonian forests help regulate global climate    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Turns out, tall and older Amazonian forests help in regulating global climate system. According to a research conducted by the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, photosynthesis in tall Amazonian forests - forests above 30m - is three times less sensitive to precipitation variability than in shorter forests of less than 20m.

 
         Goal conflict linked to depressive symptoms    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Torn about which goal to chase? It could be associated with psychological distress, a study suggested. A survey of more than 200 young adults by the University of Exeter and Edith Cowan University (ECU) investigated two forms of motivational conflict.

 
         A new world: Top 10 new species for 2018    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Many unknown plants, animals, and microbes have found a way to survive against the odds. Some are discovered and there are many that remain undiscovered and hidden from the human eyes.

 
         Beat the risk of frailty with healthy heart    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Improving heart health could prevent frailty in old age, finds a study. The largest study of its kind, led by the University of Exeter, found that even small reductions in risk factors helped to reduce frailty, as well as dementia, chronic pain, and other disabling conditions of old age.

 
         Twitter to hide trolls that hurl abuse: Twitter CEO    
 
 
NEW DELHI: A new update released by Twitter on May 15 makes it difficult for the trolls that hurl abuse to be used into conversations.

 
         Fortnite is finally coming to Android    
 
 
NORTH CAROLINA: Currently the rage in the gaming world, Fortnite is finally coming to Android this summer so you can cling to your smartphone more than before.

 
         This test could detect signs of pancreatic cancer    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Researchers have developed a new blood test which could rapidly detect signs of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is tough to cure because it is usually not discovered until it has reached an advanced stage. But a new diagnostic test developed by researchers at UC San Diego shows promise for detecting the disease earlier.

 
         Aliens exist but may be in parallel Universe: Study    
 
 
LONDON: Radio astronomers from around the world have been glued to their sets for decades to listen to that one sound from somewhere in space which would prove that an alien life, sufficiently advanced, exists somewhere in our universe.

 
         This is your heart on nitric oxide    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: The severity of heart disease depends on the levels of nitric oxide in the body, according to a study. Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine showed that nitric oxide may help commonly used heart drugs maximize their benefits while improving heart function.

 
         Is your kid's heart clock ticking right?    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Mother's health affects the child's well-being and proper management can prevent serious lifestyle-related diseases, such as heart disease and obesity.

 
         Do at-risk adolescents show depressive symptoms on social media?    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: At-risk adolescents are less likely to exhibit depressive symptoms on social media as they age, finds a study.

 
         NASA launches Insight spacecraft to Mars for deepest dig yet    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides.

 
         Daily intake of this drug can cause certain cancers in men    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Daily consumption of a regular over-the-counter drug can cause certain cancers among men, a new research claims.

 
         A new weapon against epilepsy    
 
 
Washington D.C: A recent study has offered new hope for parents who have a child with a rare but serious form of epilepsy, epileptic encephalopathy (EE).

 
         Hail stone weighing three kg sign of climate change: Expert    
 
 
ITANAGAR: Hailstones weighing up to three kilograms were recently discovered in Odisha's Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts.

 
         PMSing? Could be because of alcohol!    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Alcohol intake may be linked to the premenstrual syndrome, a new research has found. According to a pooled analysis by Spanish researchers, around one in 10 cases of PMS might be linked to alcohol intake.

 
         Social media firms given a week to better protect kids    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Britain will introduce new laws targeting social media companies, in case they didn't take necessary steps to protect children.

 
         The stronger you are, the healthier your brain is    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Turns out, muscular strength, measured by handgrip, is an indication of how healthy our brains are. Using data from the 475,397 participants from all around the UK, a research showed that on average, stronger people performed better across every test of brain functioning used.

 
         NASA may soon identify 2,400 alien planets    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: NASA's planet-finder has helped to identify 2,400 alien planets orbiting faraway stars in different solar systems.

 
         What triggers depression among adults?    
 
 
LONDON: A new research has pinpointed some genes that can trigger depression. As per the research conducted by the University of Edinburgh, nearly 80 genes that could be linked to depression have been discovered.

 
         Turn your hobbies into part-time job opportunities with these apps    
 
 
New Delhi: After the substantial amount of hard work put in during the board examinations, you would certainly feel the need to enjoy some fun times with friends or exploring life's horizons. While you would be tempted to think about the exam results, why spend two months worrying about something that you have no control over anymore?

 
         Apple launches special RED Edition for iPhone 8, 8 Plus    
 
 
CALIFORNIA: Apple announced on Sunday the release of a Special RED Edition for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, with a portion of all proceeds set to directly go to The Global Fund, which is fighting against HIV/AIDS and other deadly diseases.

 
         Humanity‚Äôs first flight to Sun to launch in July: NASA    
 
 
FLORIDA: NASA's Parker Solar Probe is geraing up for its final launch in July. The probe will be humanity's first mission to the probe. The Probe will be launched from Launch Complex-37 at NASA's Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.

 
         This World Health Day, let's focus on eye health    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Eye health is one of the most ignored topics in the health domain. Eye-related diseases - especially Retinal Diseases like Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic macular edema (DME) - are disabling.

 
         Are babies being introduced to solid food too soon?    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Turns out, many parents are spooning up the first mouthfuls of baby food to a growing infant too soon. The first study of a nationally-representative group of US infants reported that many parents started feeding their babies foods or drinks other than breast milk or formula sooner than they should.

 
         New organ found in human body, could help understand spread of cancer    
 
 
LONDON: Scientists have identified a new organ in the human body, which they hope could help them understand the spread of cancer within the body.

 
         Audio-enabled autoplay videos will soon be blocked on Google Chrome    
 
 
NEW DELHI: In a much-anticipated move, tech giant Google announced that autoplay videos with audio enabled will be permanently blocked on its web browser, Google Chrome.

 
         China hospital to employ AI to address doctor shortage    
 
 
BEIJING: A hospital in the Chinese capital of Beijing will be soon using Artificial Intelligence (AI), in an effort to address the shortage of doctors and to make their workload more manageable.

 
 
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