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Breast milk boosts brain growth of premature babies

Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk — irrespective of whether that came from the babies’ own mothers or donated by other women — during the first month of life appears to spur more robust brain growth, compared with babies given little or no breast milk, says a study. “The brains of babies born before their due dates usually are not ...

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Fatty liver may increase heart disease, mortality

A patient suffering from fatty liver disease is prone to an increased risk of heart disease as well as the mortality rates associated with it, a new study has found. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an increasingly common condition in patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes and arterial hypertension — where high blood pressure in the arteries is persistently ...

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All about heat stroke

If someone becomes too hot and loses water and salt from the body, leading to tiredness, weakness and muscle cramps, this is referred to as heat exhaustion. If the body loses the ability to maintain the correct temperature and it becomes dangerously high, this is referred to as heatstroke. Heat stroke generally occurs when an individual has been too hot ...

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Scientists raise fear of higher Zika risk

The mosquito-borne Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, scientists in Brazil say. Leading doctors have told the BBC that Zika could be behind more damaging neurological conditions, affecting one in five pregnant women who contract it. Rates of increase in Zika infection in some parts of Brazil have slowed, thanks to better information about preventing the ...

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Technology has opened up our cinema to everybody: Aishwarya

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is the brand ambassador of L’Oréal Paris and will represent the cosmetic giant at the upcoming 69th Cannes Film Festival, says technology has taken the Indian cinema on a global voyage with “accessibility just a click” away. The actress, who will be completing 15 years of attending the festival this year, also shared that technology ...

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Amy Schumer won’t take photographs with fans anymore

Comedienne-actress Amy Schumer has decided she will not take photographs with fans anymore after having an uncomfortable encounter with an overzealous male fan in Greenville, South Carolina. Schumer took a photograph of the man and shared it on Instagram, reports aceshowbiz.com. She explained what happened in the caption of the image. “This guy in front of his family just ran ...

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Beyonce accused of ‘stealing’ choreography

Singer Beyonce Knowles is being accused of stealing choreography on her “Formation” World Tour. According to professional dancer and personal trainer named Marlyn Ortiz, the “Run the world” singer, who kicked the tour in Miami, Florida on Wednesday, stole the routines from shows like “De La Guarda” and “El Descueve”, reports aceshowbiz.com. Ortiz took to Instagram to share a clip ...

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Bipasha Basu-Karan Singh Grover ties the knot

Actress Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover have made it official. The couple tied the knot in a Bengali style in Mumbai on Saturday evening. The wedding was a private affair with only close friends and family of both the actors attending it. Bipasha and Karan’s marriage was a three-day affair starting with mehendi and sangeet ceremonies. Several Bollywood celebrities ...

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Love me or Kill me: Behind the scenes of Dhallywood

Growing up in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sarker Protick would look forward to Friday afternoons, when, on the national television channel, he could count on the screening of a Dhallywood film, says a report on the Slate. Full of epic romances and cartoonish violence, the movies made by the country’s film industry were exercises in extremes, made quickly and with small budgets ...

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‘The Jungle Book’ crosses Rs.150-crore mark in India

Disney’s “The Jungle Book”, which brings an enchanting story of a boy straight from an Indian jungle, is having a golden run at the Indian box office. The Hollywood film has minted over Rs.150 crore in the country since its release, reports IANS. The film made its way onto the screens in India on April 8– a week before its ...

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