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A little lie may make you a big liar

A little lie may make you a big liar

Telling self-serving lies may gradually lead people to a bigger one and finally push them down a slippery slope where their brains may start to adapt to the dishonesty, making deceit look much easier, an interesting study has revealed.

Parental absence may lead to early smoking, drinking

The researchers from University College London drew on data from the UK Millennium Cohort Study, which has been tracking the health of almost 19,000 children born between 2000 and 2002, in regular surveys.

Oxygen levels were key to early animal evolution: Study

Oxygen levels were key to early animal evolution: Study

High level of oxygen in ancient oceans were crucial for the emergence of skeletal animals 550 million years ago, a new study suggests. The study is the first to distinguish between bodies of water with low and high levels of oxygen.

Low birth-weight kids less active in adulthood

Children born with a low birth weight are less likely to be good at sports at school, or to engage in exercise later in life, a study has found.

This smartphone game may help fight dementia early!

This smartphone game may help fight dementia early!

Experts say that this newly-created game may help determine how dementia affects the brain and it might also bring some new approaches of detecting the disease at an early stage.

Period pain as bad as heart attack: But do we really care?

A new research suggests that period pain can be as “bad as having a heart attack”.

Slow Internet connection? This new hardware can fix your network!

Slow Internet connection? This new hardware can fix your network!

According to researchers, the new hardware can significantly cut the cost of deploying fast fibre connections straight to homes.

Saving sight with physics of perfect pancake

It was found that the thick, almost spherical pancakes such as Dutch poffertjes had the lowest aspect ratio at 3, whereas large, thin French crepes had the biggest at 300.

Epilepsy drug brings hope for multiple sclerosis patients

Currently there are no neuroprotective drugs available for MS sufferers, whose nerve fibres are attacked by their own immune system.

Breast milk can help take down superbugs

There's a huge amount of research and a battery of safety checks to get through first before your doctor can prescribe you a course of lactoferrin.

Autistic girls more social than autistic boys

The study highlighted that autistic and non-autistic girls had similar scores for social motivation and friendship quality, although autistic girls reported significantly less conflict in their best friendships.

Hormone, not money, behind rich people's longer lifespan

Low levels are linked to an increased risk of cancer and reduced mental abilities.

Human race exploded after dinosaurs went extinct

Human race exploded after dinosaurs went extinct

The team studied the early evolution of placental mammals, the group including elephants, sloths, cats, dolphins and humans.

Obesity, a poverty issue

The structural causes of socioeconomic inequalities have to be addressed along with tackling inherited obesity via lifestyle factors that tend to go with lower incomes.

Scientists discover secret of painless life 

Broad-spectrum sodium channel blockers are used as local anaesthetics, but they are not suitable for long-term pain management as they cause complete numbness and can have serious side-effects over time.

Calpol overuse is putting your kids at risk

Parents are advised to rely less on thermometers, which may be inaccurate, when detecting fever in children and to pay more attention to their behaviour.

Does working more than 8 hours a day raise stroke risk?

Zee Media Bureau

London: We have heard about the health hazards of prolonged sitting. Now, a new research has linked longer working hours to greater stroke risk.

High dopamine triggers risk-taking behaviour

Boosting the levels of brain chemical dopamine can lead to increased risk-taking among people, says new research.

Its official! Being `single` is bad for your health

Its official! Being `single` is bad for your health

If you are loner and can't stay in relationships, you might want to change your way of life as a new study has claimed that being single can prove bad for your health.

It's official! Being 'single' is bad for your health

If you are loner and can't stay in relationships, you might want to change your way of life as a new study has claimed that being single can prove bad for your health.