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

Here’s why honey is good.

Consuming honey after accidentally swallowing a button battery has the potential to reduce serious injuries in small children, a study has found. Based on findings in laboratory animals, the research suggests that this common household product may significantly reduce morbidity and mortality from highly caustic batteries. “Button batteries are ingested ...

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Indian drugmaker Sun Pharma says Halol plant has gained U.S. clearance

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Supply restrictions imposed on India’s largest drugmaker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries by U.S. regulators have been lifted, the company said on Tuesday, removing a major drag on its share price. Sun will now be able to resume shipments of drugs made at its Halol factory in western India, ...

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Do you have wrinkles around your eyes? It means you’re a sincere person | more lifestyle

There is a potential universal language for reading emotions.

People who get wrinkles around their eyes while smiling or frowning are perceived by others as more sincere, according to a study. Researchers at Western University in Canada have shown that our brains are pre-wired to perceive wrinkles around the eyes as conveying more intense and more sincere emotions. This ...

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Lilly-AstraZeneca latest to abandon Alzheimer’s drug trials

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(Reuters) – Eli Lilly and Co and AstraZeneca Plc said on Tuesday they would discontinue late-stage trials testing their Alzheimer’s treatment, the latest among a slew of drugmakers to stop developing treatments for the memory-robbing disease. The treatment, lanabecestat, belongs to a class of drugs called beta secretase cleaving enzyme ...

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How to control diabetes, study says this magic pill could help reverse the condition | health

Cure for diabetes: Can this pill help reverse diabetes?

Scientists have developed a less invasive and effective treatment for reversing type 2 diabetes, one that can offer the same benefits as surgery. In a study published in the journal Nature Materials, researchers administered an oral agent in rats to deliver a substance that could temporarily coat the intestine to ...

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Israeli company Galmed gets positive trial results for liver drug

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TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Galmed Pharmaceuticals said on Tuesday patients in a mid-stage trial for its treatment for NASH, a fatty liver disease linked to obesity, showed a statistically significant reduction in liver fat. The results will allow Galmed to meet with regulators as soon as possible and discuss a ...

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Hair colour in monsoon is the best way to beat the gloom. Here’s how to do it right | fashion and trends

Choose the right hair colour for your skin tone.

Hair colouring is one of most crucial things that contributes to your overall personality, so make sure you are doing it right. Christophe Robin, colorist expert from L’Oreal Paris shared his coolest hacks and techniques to ace it at home. *One of the coolest highlighting hacks is the ‘sun kiss’: ...

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Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs | more lifestyle

An increasing number of interior designers are suggesting going for wooden decor to give your home a pleasant look, be it wall shelves or curtain rods.

Make your home look artistic and rustic with old-looking wooden doors and window frames. Or you can bring in some copper and bronze metal objects or throw in some rugs. Vaibhav Jain, CEO, Deco Window, and Piyush Bhandari, co-founder at Jumpinggoose, share some ideas for giving your home a makeover: ...

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Erectile dysfunction may double heart disease risk

Erectile dysfunction may double heart disease risk

Erectile dysfunction (ED) indicates greater cardiovascular risk, regardless of other risk factors, such as cholesterol, smoking and high blood pressure, researchers warn.   The findings, published in the journal Circulation, suggest that ED is an important telltale sign that can help physicians gauge cardiovascular risk among middle-aged men.   The ...

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Diet and depression, Deepika Padukone’s psychiatrist on foods that keep brain healthy | health

Depressed people may experience fatigue and low energy, body aches, headaches and cramps, irritability, insomnia/excessive sleep and feelings of guilt.

Mental health issues are becoming more common these days. While there are many mental illnesses, the most prevalent one is depression which affects about 300 million people around the world. It’s important to note that depression is not just a state of sadness, and in a sense, it isn’t even ...

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