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Octopus in aquarium gives birth to thousands of babies

A curator at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium and Savannah, Georgia revealed the shocking moment he realised one of his octopus charges had been given the wrong sex. According to MailOnline, Devin Dumont found that the tank holding Octavius, the aquarium’s sole octopus resident, was full of tiny particles that looked like confetti. Read More…

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Rajasthan reports 29 cases tested +ve for Zika virus

Rajasthan Additional Chief Secretary (Health), Veenu Gupta said, “So far, there are a total of 29 people who have tested positive for Zika virus.” As one of those affected in Jaipur hailed from Bihar and visited his Siwan home recently, the eastern state has issued advisories to all its 38 districts to keep a close Read More…

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Nobel Prize 2018 for medicine to James Allison, Tasuku Honjo

Medicine is the first of the Nobel Prizes awarded each year .The prizes for achievements in science, literature and peace were created in accordance with the will of dynamite inventor and businessman Alfred Nobel and have been awarded since 1901. James Allison and Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for Read More…

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Per capita alcohol consumption in India doubled : WHO

The WHO has emphasized on the development, implementation and evaluation of cost-effective interventions for harmful use of alcohol as well as creating, compiling and disseminating scientific information on alcohol use and dependence, and related health and social consequences. The “Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol”, negotiated and agreed by WHO Member States Read More…

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WHO release world laziest countries list

According to a WHO report published on medical journal The Lancet, Kuwait has ranked last out of 168 countries with only 67 per cent of it’s population who are physically inactive. Uganda tops the list with being the most energetic country where only 5.5 per cent are physically inactive.  India was ranked 117 with 34 Read More…

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Fish oil during pregnancy improves kids BMI

Copenhagen University researchers discovered pills taken during the later stages of pregnancy, gave children higher body mass indexes (BMI), but they did not gain more body fat than children’s whose mothers didn’t take it. “Fish oil supplementation from the 24th week of pregnancy led to a higher BMI in the offspring from 0 to six Read More…

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Google relay on artificial intelligence to assist in floods & diseases

August 2018 Floods have wreacked havoc across kerala  this year, Hundreds have lost their lives, while thousands have been rendered homeless. More than 7.8 lakh people are estimated to be in relief camps. It is important to note how how Google, on its part, has launched a series of measures to provide help and assistance Read More…

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Researches say dad protein intake decides offspring health

Researchers conducted the study on mice, which were the human equivalent of 30-years-old. They were fed half the recommended amount of protein. The dietary imbalance of protein resulted in the mice containing lower quality sperm and seminal fluid. Their offspring were also bigger and developed type 2 diabetes. Not having enough protein affects the quality Read More…

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2.5 microns dust leading to 4.2 million premature deaths every year : WHO

Outdoor air pollution leads to 4.2 million premature deaths worldwide each year, with close to 60% of the deaths from heart attacks and strokes, according to the World Health Organisation.  Finally, scientists appear to have figured out just how fine dust attacks the cardiovascular system. An analysis of the effect of the different components of Read More…