Single toothbrush can contain over 10 million bacteria

Melbourne :  It might seem unlikely but your old toothbrush is a huge bacteria magnet, a new study has revealed. A toothbrush can contain over 10 million bacteria including E. coli and Staph, according to the University of Manchester study. Prosthodontist [...]

Now, mantis shrimp inspired materials that are tougher than airplanes

Washington : Researchers have developed a design structure for composite materials which is more impact resistant and tougher than the standard used in airplanes. The peacock mantis shrimp, or stomatopod, is a 4- to 6-inch-long rainbow-colored [...]

Lower birth weight, less breastfeeding could lead to chronic inflammation during adulthood

Washington : Researchers have suggested that iIndividuals born at lower birth weights as well as those breastfed less than three months or not at all are more likely as young adults to have higher levels of chronic inflammation that contributes [...]

Bariatric surgery also has positive effects on diabetes and heart disease

Washington : Researchers have pointed out that in addition to weight loss bariatric surgery also has positive effects on diabetes and heart disease. Professor Fredrik Backhed, in collaboration with Randy Seeley and coworkers from the University [...]

Male health linked to testosterone exposure in womb

Washington : Men’s susceptibility to serious health conditions may be influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, a new research has suggested. Understanding why some men have less of the hormone than others is important because [...]

Babies born to women over 30 at accelerated risk of developing autism

Washington :  Older parents are likelier to have a child who develops an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than are younger parents, a new study has suggested. The study from researchers from the Drexel University School of Public Health in Philadelphia [...]

150,000 people die from organ failure every year in Pakistan, Adib Rizvi

Karachi,  Director Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) Prof Adib Rizvi on Wednesday highlighted the magnitude of end stage organ failure in Pakistan where around 150,000 people dies of end stage failure of kidneys, liver, [...]

France deplores attack on Mir

  KARACHI, France has condemned the attempted assassination on April 19 in Karachi of Hamid Mir, a journalist for “Geo News in Pakistan. It wishes him a speedy recovery and assures him of its sympathy, said Spokesperson of French [...]

Two-dose immunization of measles vaccine give lifelong protection

KARACHI, Measles is a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus. In 1980, before widespread vaccination, measles caused an estimated 2.6 million deaths each year. According to WHO, it remains one of the leading causes of death among [...]

Edible Chinese flowers might reduce cardiovascular disease, cancer risks

Washington,  A new study has revealed that common edible flowers in China are rich in phenolics and have excellent antioxidant capacity, which can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. The researchers have found that common [...]

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