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Genetically Modified Mustard coming soon in India

India’s central biotech regulator, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), cleared the genetically modified (GM) Mustard for commercial cultivation and recommended its approval to the environment ministry. The mustard hybrid was developed with transgenic technologies...

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Cosmetic Surgery : Go under the Knife

Chinese Students are Now Getting Plastic Surgery to Ace Job Interviews Students in China are seeking the help of plastic surgeons with hopes that enhancing their physical appearance can give them better chances at...

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Medical Tourism: Traveling Beyond Borders for Health and Pleasure

Patients needing major heart surgery, hip operations , cataracts or even looking for breast augmentation, nose job, body contouring  are using the internet to book operations to be carried out thousands of miles away....

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Help your children enjoy science: Parents buckle up

There is considerable concern regarding a future where industries around the world will face shortage of high quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workers to meet the demands of the labor market. This...

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Hair loss: every man’s nightmare

Men are turning bald as early as in their 20s. This is definitely was not the case in our father’s generation where men in 40s walked around with a full crop of hair . About 85% of men will...

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‘Go Blue!’ to Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer only affects men. This cancer begins to grow in the prostate – a male reproductive organ.  After the Testis (the male reproductive organs), Prostate is the second most important gland for proper...

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Oral Health Goes Modern

Dentistry has come a long way since the olden times, when people in many cultures believed that cavities were holes bored by tooth worms. This is the age of digital dentistry. Usage of x-rays,...

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Improve oral health and Rediscover your Smile

Oral health is an important contributor to overall health and well-being. Oral health touches every aspect of our lives.  Oral health means more than just healthy teeth- it includes the health of the gums,...

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Why do women crave chocolate so much

Women desire chocolate much more than men. Women crave chocolate, and approximately half of the cravers crave it specifically around the onset of menstruation. Chocolate cravings appear to exist in 40% of females and 15% of...

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Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition

Childhood obesity is not only associated with a higher risk of getting disease and premature death, but is also accompanied by many other medical conditions during childhood. The fundamental cause of obesity and overweight...