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US shops often sell tobacco without checking age
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US shops often sell tobacco without checking age

Those buying tobacco from shops in the US, especially small stores, are usually not asked for identification hence it is easy for underage users to buy cigarettes there, says a study.

Human sperm retains viability in outer space conditions
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Human sperm retains viability in outer space conditions

Researchers have found that human sperm retains its complete viability within the different gravitational conditions found in outer space.

Viruses found in kitchen sponges may eat bacteria: Study
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Viruses found in kitchen sponges may eat bacteria: Study

The US researchers have discovered viruses that can infect bacteria in kitchen sponges, which may prove useful in fighting bacteria that cannot be killed by antibiotics alone.

Swimming in ocean increases infection risk: Study
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Swimming in ocean increases infection risk: Study

Swimming in the ocean alters the skin microbiome and increases the risk of infection including that of the ear and skin, researchers said.

Veggies also transmit superbugs to human gut: Study
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Veggies also transmit superbugs to human gut: Study

Not just animal meat but plant-based foods are also serving as vehicles for transmitting antibiotic-resistant bacteria to the gut microbiome of humans, warn researchers.

Motherhood reduces breast size dissatisfaction
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Motherhood reduces breast size dissatisfaction

Motherhood teaches women to become comfortable with their bodies as they learn to focus on breast functionality as opposed to the aesthetics of breasts and the body, says a new study.

Working out at home as effective as gyming
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Working out at home as effective as gyming

If you are not finding time to hit the gym, do not worry. Researchers have found that working out at home not only saves your time, cost and access but also increases adherence.

Frequent vacations good for your heart
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Frequent vacations good for your heart

Take out time for travelling amid your busy schedule as frequent vacations not only help de-stress but also reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, reveals a new study.

Abu Dhabi celebrates International Yoga Day
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Abu Dhabi celebrates International Yoga Day

Thousands of people including Indian expats celebrated the fifth International Yoga Day in the UAE capital with a message of peace and harmony.

New e-tattoo for accurate heart monitoring developed
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New e-tattoo for accurate heart monitoring developed

Engineers have developed a new wearable, ultra-thin electronic device - e-tattoo - that could make heart monitoring easier and more accurate than existing electrocardiograph machines.

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