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Wasp venom offers hope against lung diseases

In a study over mice, the team repurposed a toxin normally found in Polybia paulista — a South American wasp — to create variants of the peptide that are potent against bacteria but non-toxic to human cells. MIT engineers have ...
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International Day of Disabled Persons 2018: 5 ways people with ...

New Delhi: Every year, 3rd December is celebrated as International Day of Disabled Persons. The global observance, promoted by the United Nations since 1992, aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability as well as celebrate ...
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Study: Friends Can Help Kids Cope With Bad Parents

FRIENDSHIPS THAT children make during their early years in school can offset bad behaviors they develop as a result from harsh parenting, according to a new study. A study published Wednesday in Development and Psychopathology discovered a link between friendships in ...
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How you react to stress may predict brain health

New research finds that our response to even minor daily stressors, such as getting stuck in traffic or queuing for too long at the supermarket, can affect how healthy our brain is, particularly into old age. Prolonged chronic stress can lead to ...
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IHH Healthcare completes Fortis deal by acquiring 31% stake

New Delhi: Malaysia’s IHH Healthcare Bhd has become the controlling shareholder of Fortis Healthcare Ltd by acquiring a 31.1% stake in the company. Fortis Healthcare also appointed four persons from IHH Healthcare to its board in a meeting held at Mohali ...
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New-Age Parenting And Rebellious Teens

Looking around today, the scene of kids holding gadgets or other forms of technology is not rare. Talking about childhood, we often tend to compare ours with those of kids today. What do we see? A stark difference! While we ...
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Taylor’s Harrowing Heart-Attack Tale

Former England batsman James Taylor has revealed the terrifying extent of the heart problems that forced his retirement at the age of 26. Taylor’s career ended in 2016 when he was diagnosed with a serious but previously undiagnosed heart condition ...
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Health care is an essential human right – and so ...

Health is a human right. And yet, the sad reality is that, 40 years after the Alma Ata declaration pledging “Health For All,” half the world is still without access to essential health-care services. To address the global health-care crisis, ...