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Health: Implants give erectile dysfunction patients hope

Representational picture New Delhi: Erectile dysfunction is the reason 30-year-old Razool has been through two divorces. It is also the reason Sushil Rana, 28, who had part of his penis bitten off by a stray dog when he was an infant, is unable to have normal sexual intercourse. Instead of …

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Health: Early menstruation ups risk of stroke

Representational picture Tokyo: Girls who start their periods at the age of 13 or younger may be nearly 1.8 times more likely to suffer a stroke than those who start at the age of 15, a study shows. These women are also more at risk for cerebral infarction, in which a …

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Gene may determine risk of lung disease: Study

Representational Image London: Genes of some smokers may increase their risk up to 72 per cent of developing a deadly lung disease — the third biggest killer in the world, researchers have found. Although smoking is a strong risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — a group of …

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'Sexual orientation plays no part in mental health risk'

Prev Representational image Canberra: Homosexual and bisexual people are no more likely to be at risk of poor mental health compared to their straight counterparts, the results of an Australian study have revealed. Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) studied around 5,000 adults over eight years to determine their …

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Revealed: How chocolate can boost sex drive

Prev Chocolates in any form especially hot molten chocolate, eating with strawberries is a favourite for couples, who wish to get naughty in the bedroom. On International Chocolate Day, we look at how chocolate plays a role in sexual arousal as an aphrodisiac… Representational picture Several studies and researches over …

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Brief, intense stair climbing may boost heart health

Prev Representational picture Toronto: Too lazy to exercise or too busy to hit the gym? Try climbing stairs. A new study has suggested that short, intense bursts of climbing stairs, which can be done anywhere, may improve the health of your heart and can lead to long life. “Stair climbing …

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Health: Horse antibodies could effectively treat Ebola infection

Sydney: A treatment made with antibodies from horses may provide an effective and economical option to fight Ebola infection, says a study. “This is a cost-effective treatment that can be used in low-income countries in Africa where equine production facilities are already in operation for producing snake-bite antivenin,” said one …

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Childhood brain tumour can affect survivor's sex life later

Prev Pics for representational purposes New York: Survivors of childhood brain tumours and any survivor who received cancer treatments that were especially toxic to the nervous system are less likely to have had intercourse, be in a relationship, or have children, new research has found. The findings, published online in …

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Health: Humble turmeric and other foods that can help fight cancer

Spices like garlic and turmeric can boost immune system, improve the liver’s detoxifying potential, curcumin in turmeric is useful to inhibit cancer growth and disarm the body of several carcinogens, researchers have found. A team of experts at a reputed American University discovered that, the main ingredient in turmeric (haldi), a …

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