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Try corn starch, kiwi to get rid of oily skin

New Delhi, June 7 Corn starch dries up excess oil leaving skin soft and clear, and kiwis can be used as an effective face scrub for oily skin, says an expert.

Electronic toys affect language used during infants playtime

New York Dec 24 Does your toddler play with electronic toys that produce lights words and songs? A new study warns that children playing with electronic toys get to make less use of language compared to those playing with books or traditional toys such as a wooden puzzle a shape-sorter and a set of rubber blocks.

Unhealthy diet sedentary lifestyle may trigger ageing

New York March 17 Poor and unhealthy diet coupled with lack of exercise and a sedentary lifestyle may accelerate the ageing process in humans warn US researchers.

Over 1,30,000 cleaning drives during ‘Swacchhta Abhiyan’ fortnight

New Delhi, Aug 23 As 1,36,190 cleaning drives were conducted during the Swacchhta Pakhwada fortnight August 1-15 at temples, parks, roads, slum areas, hospitals, banks, hospitals, and other places, officials said on Tuesday.

Oestrogen patch may cut Alzheimer’s risk in some women

New York, July 13 Administering the primary female sex hormone oestrogen via a skin patch shortly after menopause may reduce Alzheimer's risk in women, suggests new research.

Cuba to deploy 9000 troops to prevent Zika virus

Havana Feb 23 Cuban President Raul Castro called on his people to help prevent the entry of the Zika virus in the island while dispatching 9000 troops to strengthen vector control and sanitation efforts.

Uma Bharti admitted to AIIMS, stable

New Delhi, June 24 Water Resources and River Development Minister Uma Bharti was on Friday admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) following severe pain in her knee joints.

Bengal minor’s arm amputated, kin calls it ‘medical negligence’

Kolkata, Feb 20 The family of a minor whose arm had to be amputated following an infection, on Monday protested at a primary healthcare centre in West Bengal, accusing the authorities of medical negligence.

Cocoa green tea can help combat diabetes study

Brasilia Nov 27 Cocoa and green tea contain substances that can help prevent and treat renal complications or diabetic retinopathy a study has shown.

Therapy dogs can calm kids with cancer

Washington Oct 24 Dogs can give us company in our solitary hours and now new research has shown that therapy dogs can improve anxiety levels of pediatric cancer patients and their parents.

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