HindustanTimes Wed,03 Sep 2014

'I felt like I was about to die': Ebola survivor

A US doctor who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is "very close" to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in "tearful prayer" for him, according to an interview with NBC News aired Tuesday.

Hollywood action movies on TV can turn you obese!

The study observed that viewers had M and Ms, cookies, carrots and grapes to snack on while watching the movie.

Japanese researchers develop 30-minute Ebola test

Japanese researchers said Tuesday they had developed a new method to detect the presence of the Ebola virus in 30 minutes, with technology that could allow doctors to quickly diagnose infection.

8 tips to eat healthier in the office cafeteria

Eating an unhealthy meal at lunch will make you feel more lethargic, lead to poor concentration and tend to spend more time doing simple tasks.

Beware! Caffeinated drinks can cause heart problems

Caffeniated drinks can lead to a number of adverse conditions, including angina, cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and even sudden death.

Scientists say your skin is much smarter than you think! It is as good as your brain in...

Neurons in human skin perform advanced calculations that scientists previously believed only the brain could carry out. These neurons not only send signals to the brain that something has touched the skin, but also process data about the object touching the skin.

Eat your way to a good night's sleep

There are a few food items which can improve your sleeping pattern. Try including rice, cheese and potato in your diet to help you get a good night's sleep. You can also try a glass of warm milk and...

How your face reveals your heart condition

With the assistance of a web camera and software algorithms, scientists demonstrated that subtle changes in skin colour can be used to detect the uneven blood flow caused by atrial fibrillation.

No-calorie sweeteners affect your diet choices

A new study has revealed that drinking artificially sweetened beverages can also have unintended consequences and, over time, might influence choices that can affect weight loss goals.

Overweight teens likelier to pick up smoking

A new study has suggested that overweight or obese teenagers are likelier to become regular smokers as compared to average weight teens.

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