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The researchers suggest that social support is a key tool in the treatment of drug addiction.(Unsplash)

Social stimulus may be key in reducing interest in drugs. Here’s why

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 11:34 AM IST
According to a recent study, social interaction could constitute a valuable component in the treatment of substance use disorders by reducing the salience of the drug.
Monkeys cloned from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders are seen in a lab at the Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China January 18, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Monkeys cloned from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders are seen in a lab at the Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China January 18, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS(REUTERS)

China clones five gene-edited monkeys for human disease research

Beijing | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 01:33 PM IST
Chinese scientists have cloned five monkeys from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer’s disease.
Here’s why honey is good.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why honey is good.(Shutterstock)

Did your child swallow the button battery? Honey can help reduce injury

Press Trust of India, Washington | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 02:55 PM IST
Due to their size, candy-like shape and shiny metallic surface, button batteries have posed a risk for toddlers for decades. When the battery reacts with saliva and tissue of the esophagus, it creates a hydroxide-rich, alkaline solution that essentially dissolves tissue.
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