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Indian poultry farms breeding antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Indian poultry farms breeding antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Washington/New Delhi, July 20  High levels of antibiotic-resistant pathogens in chickens raised for both meat and eggs on Indian farms are raising serious health concerns for humans, a team of researchers has warned. The study by researchers from the Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP), a public health research …

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Ozone pollution tied to cardiovascular health: Study

Washington, July 18 Exposure to ozone, a powerful greenhouse gas and a widespread air pollutant in many major cities, may cause cardiovascular disease such as heart attack, high blood pressure and stroke, according to a new study of Chinese adults. Ozone is a pollutant formed through a chemical reaction that …

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New wearable e-skin sensor boosts health monitoring

Tokyo, July 18  Japanese scientists have developed a hypoallergenic electronic sensor that can be worn on the skin to monitor a person’s health continuously over a long period. The wearable device, that can be worn for a week without discomfort, has elastic electrodes, made up of breathable nanoscale meshes, that …

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Language lessons for your baby may start in womb

New York, July 18  Love to speak to your unborn baby? Well he or she can typically distinguish the difference between sounds used in various languages even a month before being born, an interesting study has shown. The study showed that foetuses can hear things, including speech, in the womb, …

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Why do women fall prey to eating disorders?

New York, July 15  A woman’s desire to diet and seek a slim body may depend on the attractiveness of a romantic partner, a study has found, highlighting the fairer sex’s risk of developing eating disorders. The study showed that women who were evaluated as less attractive were more motivated …

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