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Deep roars of the howler monkeys have intimate secrets hidden behind them

The howler monkeys are known for making the deepest and loudest sounds among all land animals. The male howler monkeys use their deep roars...

Kerala Government All Set To Ban E-Cigarettes

Kerala Health Minister, K K Shylaja on June 01, 2016 told that the Government is planning to ban e-cigarettes considering its health risks which...

Scientists looking to resist malaria with gene-engineered mosquitoes

A team of scientists in California is saying that they have developed genetically engineered mosquitoes that will never get infected by the malaria parasite....

Beware! Toothbrush contaminated with Fecal coliform is common in shared bathrooms

Findings of a new study have suggested that toothbrushes in communal bathrooms are acting as breeding grounds for fecal coliforms, a non-sporulating, facultatively anaerobic,...

Jason and Kelli gifted with identical triplets in New York is rare 1–50mn occurrence

A New York family has been blessed to be one in a million as now it has welcomed naturally conceived identical triplets to the...

Rise observed in the rate of double mastectomies among male breast cancer patients

A new study has revealed that today more male breast cancer patients are opting for double mastectomies, choosing to get even their unaffected breast...

California records first flu fatality of the season: a baby in Stanislaus County

A baby less than a year old has succumbed to flu in Stanislaus County of California, according to reports substantiated by officials of the...

Scotland looks to minimize chances of Ebola spread before the Commonwealth Games

Health Protection Scotland and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are working together to push for "daily monitoring" in order to prevent the spread of...

Painkillers and homicide connected in study

Painkillers and homicide have been connected in a study, but not in a positive way. Swedish and Finnish researchers have found that there is...

Study: Working long hours welcomes higher stroke risk but evidence is imprecise

According to a study published in the popular medical journal Lancet, an individual’s chances of having a stroke increases if he or she works...

Ramadan breakfast ‘Suhoor’ ideas for getting through a day’s fast

We are into the final week of the month of Ramadan. This is the time of the year when the observant Muslims stay away...

Lancaster botulism outbreak caused by home-canned food

Botulism is something that, until recently, has remained virtually extinct from our daily news cycle. That was until an outbreak in Lancaster, Ohio actually...

Review advocates breastfeeding could have multibillion-dollar benefit for global economy

It’s not about my right to breastfeed; it’s about my child’s right to eat. An adage to motivate young mothers to breastfeed their babies....

Cancer patient Keith Borum marries Nina Scott in hospital bed

Keith Borum, a terminally ill cancer patient, and his partner for three years Nina Scott were declared man and wife in an emotional event...

Rates of chronological aging vary from biological aging, says study

A study conducted on people born within one year of each other has revealed that there’s a huge difference in the rates at which...

Ability to balance on one leg linked to strokes and dementia

Scientists have linked a person’s ability, or inability to balance on one leg for periods of 20-seconds or longer to strokes and dementia in...

Doctors are against the 5 to 10 fold increase in price of new cancer...

A group of 118 leading oncologists is urging pharmaceutical companies to reduce the cost of certain expensive cancer drugs. The doctors have informed that...

Cuba becomes the 1st country to stop mother-to-baby HIV & syphilis transmission

According to a recent announcement made by the World Health Organization (WHO), Cuba has become the first country to stop transmission of syphilis and...

NIH discovers smallpox vial in Maryland

Earlier this month, on July 1st, the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) scientists uncovered the smallpox virus in vials. The virus, marked as "variola",...

18 surgeries in a nine-way, 36-hour marathon kidney transplant is a SUCCESS so far...

One of the rarest medical and scientific stories you'll read about today is this one right here. In San Francisco, California an insanely rare...

Men gain weight after becoming fathers, study finds

A new large scale study published in the American Journal of Men’s Health on Tuesday is suggesting that men gain weight after becoming fathers....

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