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Fish sticks generate greenhouse gas emissions: Study
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Fish sticks generate greenhouse gas emissions: Study

Researchers have found that transforming 'Alaskan pollock' into fish sticks, imitation crab and fish fillets generates nearly twice the greenhouse gas emissions produced by fishing itself.

AI tool to detect changes in patients' mental health
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AI tool to detect changes in patients' mental health

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can accurately detect changes in clinical states in voice data of patients with bipolar, schizophrenia and depressive disorders as accurately as attending doctors.

Soybean oil diet may trigger genetic changes in brain
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Soybean oil diet may trigger genetic changes in brain

Widely consumed soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes but may also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety and depression, report researchers from University of California Riverside, including one of Indian origin.

Data from Fitbit smartwatches helped predict flu in real time
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Data from Fitbit smartwatches helped predict flu in real time

In a first-ever study on wearable devices to improve surveillance of infectious disease, researchers in the US have achieved real-time flu prediction in five states, using resting heart rate and sleep tracking data from Fitbit users.

Air pollution, stress linked to thought problems in kids
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Air pollution, stress linked to thought problems in kids

Parents, please take note. Researchers have revealed that kids with elevated exposure to early life stress in the home and increased prenatal exposure to air pollution exhibited heightened symptoms of attention and thought problems.

China confirms 2nd death from new coronavirus
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China confirms 2nd death from new coronavirus

China has confirmed a second death due to a new type of coronavirus in Wuhan city, health authorities said on Friday.

Eat walnuts daily for better gut, heart health
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Eat walnuts daily for better gut, heart health

Walnuts may not just be a tasty snack, they may also promote good-for-your-gut bacteria, say researchers, adding that these 'good' bacteria could lead to better heart health.

'Electric nose' to monitor health and environment: Study
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'Electric nose' to monitor health and environment: Study

A highly sensitive, wearable gas sensor like an 'electronic nose' for environmental and human health monitoring may soon become commercially available, say researchers.

Why are men more cancer-prone: Answer may lie in the Y chromosome
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Why are men more cancer-prone: Answer may lie in the Y chromosome

Several studies have indicated that men are more prone to developing cancer as compared to women, however very little is known about why they display a higher susceptibility towards this deadly disease.

Scientists come up with "electric nose" for health and environmental monitoring
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Scientists come up with "electric nose" for health and environmental monitoring

A highly sensitive, wearable gas sensor for environmental and human health monitoring may soon become commercially available, according to researchers at Penn State and Northeastern University.

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