Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Features

Study finds the reason behind youngsters engaging in unsafe sex

A recent study found that young adults, engaged in unprotected sex even after being aware of the various risks associated with it, is when the desire to form lasting romantic relationships arises in the youngsters. According to the researchers, this is the first study to directly compare how heterosexual men, ...

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Are you upset with your sibling

It was a brunch party at Darshini Lamba’s father’s place when she decided to never speak with her elder sister, Rathri Ahuja, again. The reason was the snide comments that Rathri used to pass at her. After one particularly insult-laden meal, Darshini’s father asked Rathri to apologise or leave. She ...

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People keep parasitic leeches as pets, let them drink their blood

To the disgust of many of our readers, we recently discovered that keeping leeches as pets is actually a thing. And yeah, it’s certainly… a bit different. But in light of humanity’s disconnect with nature, and our concerning lack of knowledge about parasitic creatures, the idea that some of us ...

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Heart attack main cause of death in Europe

In 2016, 5.1 million people died in European Union (EU), some 80 000 less than in the previous year, according to the report released by Eurostat. One third of these deaths occurred to people aged less than 75 (1.7 million, 33 percent), while 1.5 million people died between the ages ...

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AIDS deaths down a third since 2010: UN

HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 – some 33 percent lower than in 2010 – the United Nations said, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding dries up. An estimated 37.9 million people now live with HIV – a record 23.3 million ...

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Exercising on a treadmill may diminish menstrual pain

A new study suggests that running on a treadmill at least three times a week could help make period pain more manageable and have long-term effects on quality of life. For this study, published in the journal Contemporary Clinical Trials, 70 women aged from 18 to 43 years participated in supervised ...

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Smartphones causing ‘Horns’ on young people’s skull

The mobile technology has transformed the way we live today, how we read, work, communicate, shop and date, but we already know this what we don’t know was the way these tiny monsters are changing us. Yes, these tiny monsters are remolding our skeletons, altering our bodies as well as ...

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