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Not English but mother tongue helps marriages to last longer: Study

Amid rising number of intercultural marriages, more and more couples use English as the lingua franca but speaking in common native language helped many marriages to last longer, said a new study. Kaisa Pietikainen from the University of Helsinki, who has studied the interactions of these so-called ELF couples in her doctoral dissertation, says:”It’s often thought that when the partners ...

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Birth Control Pills Increase Risk of Breast Cancer: New Study

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Contraceptive pills have become popular now but the impact will lead to higher risk of breast cancer later in life, warn scientists. Researchers from the University of Michigan found that some commonly prescribed birth control pills can quadruple the levels of synthetic estrogen and progesterone hormones, which increase the risk of breast cancers. The treatment of breast cancer is mainly ...

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India Still Ranks 131 in Human Development Index: UN Report

The UN ‘Human Development Report 2016′, released on Tuesday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), placed India at 131 rank out of 188 countries in the global index. The low rank for India shows how our liberalization has failed to uplift the condition of one third of the population. On health front, the overall life expectancy at birth grew ...

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Researchers Reveal Mechanism that Impairs Blood Flow with Aging

    With the world’s elderly population expected to double by 2050, understanding cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 cause of death worldwide, is often highlighted and now University of Missouri researchers have identified an age-related cause of arterial dysfunction, a finding that could lead to future treatments. “Aging affects everyone and causes changes throughout our bodies,” said Erika Boerman, a ...

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