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Transgender kids feel as much like girls or boys as non-trans counterparts

WASHINGTON: Transgender kids feel as much like girls or boys as their non-transgender counterparts, according to a major study of US children that allowed observers to see how the young people conformed to social gender norms. The authors of the study, researchers from the University of Washington who published their findings ...

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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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GSK long-acting HIV injection succeeds in study

GlaxoSmithKline’s prospective two-monthly two-drug injection to treat HIV was as effective as a monthly dose of the same regimen in maintaining viral suppression at 48 weeks in a late-stage study, the British drugmaker said. The long-acting needle-based combination of its drug cabotegravir and Janssen’s treatment rilpivirine met its main goal ...

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Lovelorn fish turn gloomy when separated: Study

PARIS: The tiny Central American convict cichlid may only be a few centimeters long but it’s a fish with a big heart. Researchers in France found that the tropical fish – known to be a loyal and monogamous partner – suffers from heartache when separated from its lover. Even more ...

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Google made $4.7b from the news industry in 2018

LONDON: US-based News Media Alliance published findings from a new study that analyses how Google uses and benefits from news. Among the major findings of the study is that news is a key source on which Google has increasingly relied to drive consumer engagement with its products. The amount of ...

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Pakistani teacher booked for making student eat grass

A Pakistani school teacher has been booked for allegedly forcing a minor boy to eat grass for failing to study a lesson, a media report said on Wednesday. The incident happened at the Government Primary school of Punjab’s Lodhran district on Monday where the seven-year-old student was forced to either ...

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Illegal hunting threatens songbird prized as delicacy: study

PARIS: Every year, nearly five million breeding pairs of ortolan buntings – a type of tiny songbird classified as endangered in several countries – migrate from Europe to Africa for the winter. About 300,000 of the birds pass through southwestern France, where they fall prey to hunters who for decades ...

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Bad diets kill 11 million people annually: study

Unhealthy diets are responsible for the deaths of 11 million people globally per year, even more than smoking tobacco, according to a study. But the biggest problem is not the junk we eat but the nutritious food we don’t eat, say researchers, calling for a global shift in policy to ...

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Air pollution kills more people than smoking, says study

LONDON: Air pollution is the leading cause of 790,000 premature deaths every year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, doubling recent assessments, according to a study released. Between 40 and 80 percent of those excess deaths are caused by heart attacks, strokes and other types of cardiovascular disease underestimated up ...

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Shorter sleep a night may jam blood vessels: study

A study showed people sleeping less than six hours a night were 27 percent more likely to have increased blood vessel risks than those who sleep seven to eight hours. The study published on Monday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology revealed that shorter sleep was linked ...

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