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Electro-acupuncture may improve sleep in breast cancer patients

Electro-acupuncture may be an effective method in improving sleep quality in patients suffering from breast cancer, a study has shown. Electro-acupuncture is a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles. Compared with women who undergo natural menopause, nearly 30 to 40 per …

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Grooming Tips for Men

Taking care of hair and skin and feet is important not just for women but for men too. Facial hair should be groomed while getting a haircut, and it is necessary to moisturise your face, says an expert. Dipali Mathur-Dayal, co-founder at Magnifique, shared a few tips on grooming: * …

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Gut Bacteria Is Responsible For Weight Gain After Dieting

In a study that could lead to development of new treatment for “recurrent” or “yo-yo” obesity, researchers have found that intestinal microbes — collectively termed the gut microbiome — play an important role in post-dieting weight gain. Following a successful diet, many people are dismayed to find their weight rebounding. …

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Epilepsy Drugs May Increase Birth Defect Risk

Exposure to certain anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) during pregnancy may put women at higher risk of having a child with a malformation, or birth defect, says a study. The study based on systematic review of 50 published studies found that exposure in the womb to the anti-epileptic drug sodium valproate was …

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Mustard Oil Can Improve Your Looks In Six Ways !

It acts as a natural cleanser and helps to whiten teeth as well. Reach out for mustard oil to look your best, says an expert. Dermatologist Pragya Gupta, who is a specialist advisor for P Mark Mustard Oil, shares a few benefits of the oil: * It works wonders on …

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Platypus Venom Can Cure Diabetes !

A hormone produced in the venom of platypus — an egg-laying mammal native to Australia — can pave the way for potential new treatments for Type 2 diabetes in humans, researchers have found. The study found that platypus produces hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) — normally secreted in the gut of …

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Scientists solve Blood Clot Deaths in Cancer Patients

New Zealand scientists have unlocked the mystery of why so many cancer patients die of blood clots while undergoing chemotherapy in a study. Chemotherapy stimulates release of tiny bubbles from the surface of cancer cells, causing the potentially fatal clots, said the study by University of Otago researchers that came …

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Why Minimal Footwear is Better for Jogging

Why Minimal Footwear is Better for Jogging :If you thought cushioned footwear can protect you better during jogging, think again! Researchers have found that shoes with no cushioning, or minimal footwear, are, in fact, better at reducing risk of running injuries. Runners who wear running shoes with no cushioning and …

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Natural Breast Augmentation safe for young mothers

Natural Breast Augmentation — a procedure where the breasts’ size is increased by transferring fat — is completely safe for young mothers as lactation and other functions are preserved, doctors said on Saturday. According to the doctors, women desiring to have breast augmentation should opt for the natural way because …

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