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Here are 5 tips to help you stop checking your mobile phone all the time
Price suggests that one of the first things one should do is setting boundaries and becoming more aware of phone usage. She suggests one should download apps that monitor when and how long one spends on their mobile. By doing so, they should become more conscious of the things that trigger phone use and, as a result, reduce total phone time. Another way to tackle this is by determining specific spaces where your phone should be banned.
New malaria medication safely, effectively cures the deadly disease
A new medication for malaria can safely and effectively cure the deadly disease, say scientists who have successfully completed a clinical trial for the drug combination. The two-fold medication was administered for three days to patients aged one to thirty who were infected with malaria via the Plasmodium falciparum pathogen. Since Isoprenoids are formed via a different synthesis path in the human body, humans have no target structures for Fosmidomycin.
Scientists develop drug that could treat malaria
A new medication for malaria can safely and effectively cure the deadly disease, say scientists who have successfully completed a clinical trial for the drug combination. The two-fold medication was administered for three days to patients aged one to thirty who were infected with malaria via the Plasmodium falciparum pathogen. This study represents a milestone in the clinical research into Fosmidomycin, said Peter Kremsner, a professor at Tubingen, who developed the drug combination.
South Australia sees 18% increase in tourist arrivals from India: Survey
The International Visitor Survey results released by Tourism Research Australia for the year ended September 2017, indicates an 18 percent rise in the number of Indians travelling to South Australia in comparison to the year ended September 2016. As per the survey, this makes India the eighth largest source market for the state and the third highest in terms of growth in arrivals during the year.
Teenage drinking increases risk of developing liver issues
People who begin drinking early in life run the risk of developing liver problems in adulthood, according to a study. Our study showed that how much you drink in your late teens can predict the risk of developing cirrhosis later in life, explains lead investigator Hannes Hagstrom. Investigators conducted a retrospective study to assess the association between alcohol consumed early in life with later development of severe liver disease.
Warning signs of cervical cancer
The symptoms of cervical cancer, a condition that develops in the cervix, don't surface during its early stages, but there are some crucial signs of the disease that women should know. The organisation added, Other symptoms of cervical cancer may include pain and discomfort during sex and an unpleasant smelling vaginal discharge. Though there is no single way to prevent cervical cancer, the people can lower your risk by using a condom when having sex.
Another royal wedding! Princess Eugenie to get married this year as well
There's another royal wedding on the way in 2018. Princess Eugenie, 27, younger daughter of Prince Andrew, is engaged to her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank. The couple will wed at St George's Chapel in Windsor in the Autumn, the same venue as Harry and Meghan. Sources close to the royal shot down the rumours claiming it's a piece of jewellery she's always worn. Jack is the manager of Mayfair haunt Mahiki, while Eugenie works for an art auction house.
Here s how you can slow down ageing with antioxidant-rich food
Slow down ageing, reduce the risk of heart diseases and diabetes - these are some reasons why it is important to consume antioxidant-rich foods like dark chocolates, nuts, kidney beans, cranberries and tomatoes, suggest experts. A diet rich in antioxidants is important to keep the level of ageing low and in maintenance of good health. Vitamin A, C and E, polyphenols and certain minerals like selenium, that boost immune system are there in fruits.
In Year of the Dog, Malaysia plays down, skirts dog decorations
Multicultural Malaysia has seen an increasing intolerance towards activities considered insulting to Islam, reflected in protests in recent years of beer festivals and concerts. Director of Marketing Kung Suan Ai said religious and cultural sensitivities were a determining factor in conceptualising decorations. Twelve animals, including a dog and a pig, another animal Muslims consider as unclean, make up the traditional Chinese zodiac. To dismiss the fact that the Chinese have a dog as one of the zodiac animals is unfair, said Wong.
Terrible cough breaks woman's rib
A terrible cough caused a woman's rib to break, the Daily Mail reported. An unnamed 66-year-old woman had suffered a bad dry cough for two weeks. She was experiencing terrible pain in her ride side and even had a large bruise between her rib cage and hip, the report revealed. The results from a CT scan showed this occurred because she had a fracture of her ninth rib, which broke into two parts.
Craft and tech mingle at French couture house Fournie
Fournie is one of few designers trying to propel fashion into the modern age, with accessories created from 3D printers and sketches developed virtually. Yet Fournie's high-tech approach is barely noticeable in his latest Asian-inspired collection, on view on Tuesday during Paris' Spring/Summer Haute Couture Week, one of fashion's ultimate display of craftsmanship. New technology isn't about doing dresses with blinking lights, Fournie said in his studio after an afternoon of fittings.
Indian teen abandoned by family over facial tumour undergoes surgery to remove it
Doctors in India removed a large facial tumour from a teenage girl who was abandoned by her family due to the condition. The life-changing operation on 15-year-old Simaria Singh, took seven hours, the Daily Mail reported. In order to correct her facial disfigurement, she will have to undergo a few more surgeries. Simaria is expected to require more surgery to further correct nd help restore her vision. She was soon after admitted to Bombay Hospital in Indore, where doctors performed the surgery for free.
Depression may reduce survival rates in cancer patients
Even mild depression among patients with head and neck cancer are associated with poorer overall survival, a new study has said. The findings of the study indicated that patients should be screened and treated for depressive symptoms at the time of diagnosis. To see if depressive symptoms might affect patients' health outcomes, researchers studied 134 patients with head and neck cancers who reported depressive symptoms during the planning of their treatment.
Helicopter pilots become first active-duty same-sex couple to marry
According to a New York Time article, two Apache helicopter pilots Daniel Hall, 30, and Vincent Franchino, 26, were married at the New York school's Cadet Chapel on Saturday, January 13. Both of them sported their blue army uniforms and received a saber-arch salute as they left the chapel. Franchino and Hall met in August 2009, back when the former was a freshman and the latter was a senior.
Karisma Kapoor has the perfect outfits for a party night and a winter brunch
Be it work mode or a party night, Karisma Kapoor rarely goes amiss with her sartorial choices. This time too, the actor gave us a style lesson when she stepped out in a chic Chanel wrap-around sweater dress. Kapoor teamed her knee-length burgundy dress with black stockings and a floral embellished crop jacket from Nachiket Barve. Kapoor made another appearance recently in a black bodycon dress from Hasan Hejazi, which had a disco-like sequin detailing along the neckline.

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