Science bears witness to dog’s love for master

The study used neuroimaging to study odour processing in the canine brain

New York: Your dog loves you as much as you love it, researchers confirmed in a study that looked inside the brain of our canine friends using imaging technology. The study used neuroimaging to study odour processing in the canine brain Not only do dogs seem to love their owners back, they actually see them as their family, the researchers found. “Bonding More...

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After the spray was used on the eyelids, the stability of the tear film increased significantly
By IANS On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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What causes discomfort among users of contact lenses

Melbourne: If you are not comfortable wearing contact lenses, it could be due to degradation of the lipid layer in the eyes’ natural tear film, says a study. After the spray was used on the eyelids, the stability More...

It involves the application of external pressure to the perineum - the area between the anus and genitals
By IANS On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Self-acupressure can help relieve constipation

New York: Self-acupressure, a simple technique, can help relieve people suffering from constipation, new research shows. It involves the application of external pressure to the perineum – the area between More...

ALA is found in flaxseed and its oil, vegetable oils, and some nuts
By Agencies On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Plant-based Omega-3 good for heart’s health

New York: Increasing the amount of Omega-3s in your diet, whether from fish or flax, will likely decrease your risk of getting heart disease, says a study. ALA is found in flaxseed and its oil, vegetable oils, and More...

The building is located at 1095 Avenue of the Americas
By Agencies On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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New York skyscraper to sell for $2.25 billion

New York: Blackstone Group LP has reached an agreement to sell a skyscraper in Manhattan for $2.25 billion, sources close to the financial operation said. The building is located at 1095 Avenue of the Americas This More...

The findings suggest that reduced reproductive rates and a plant-rich diet increase the lifespan
By IANS On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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Live longer with less sex and plant-rich diet

London: As most of us struggle to juggle work commitments with the demands of family and daily life, new research suggests that slow pace of life is the secret to longevity – even if it amounts to curtailing More...

After an intimate kiss, researchers found that the quantity of probiotic bacteria in the receiver's saliva rose threefold
By IANS On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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A 10-second kiss could transfer 80 million bacteria!

London: As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10-second kiss, says a new study, adding that at least nine intimate kisses per day could lead to couples sharing similar communities of oral bacteria. After More...

The researchers believe that blocking the receptors can relieve pain caused by cold
By IANS On Sunday, November 16th, 2014
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Cure to cold-induced pain hidden in mustard, garlic receptor!

London: Some people experience cold as a painful sensation. Researchers have now found that the cure to this sensation could be in the olfactory receptors that react to pungent substances like mustard and garlic. The More...

With each additional cup of coffee reducing the relative risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 7-8 percent
By IANS On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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Filtered coffee keeps diabetes at bay

London: Regular, moderate consumption of filtered, decaffeinated coffee may decrease an individual’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, promising research indicates. With each additional cup of coffee reducing More...

walnuts and walnut oil reduced cholesterol and slowed prostate cancer growth
By IANS On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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Walnuts can slow down prostate cancer growth

New York: Diets rich in whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow prostate cancer growth, says a study. walnuts and walnut oil reduced cholesterol and slowed prostate cancer growth “While they (walnuts) are high in More...