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Now, a pacemaker-like device 'to cure loss of bowel control'
Researchers have found that a pacemaker-like device, which has been available for more than 10 years to treat urinary incontinence, also helps those who suffer from bowel incontinence, or loss of bowel control. ANI

Soon, ivy-covered walls to generate power from the sun!
A New York company has developed a new form of solar panels, which are shaped like artistically fashioned ivy leaves decorating a wall's surface. ANI

How our brains associate and store name and face of a person
Fruit flies have the ability to remember in spite of having of such tiny brains. ANI

'Horrible Bosses' is a daily reality for many office-goers, study finds
'Horrible Bosses', the black comedy film that opens nationwide this weekend, is about three fed-up friends who resolve to murder their bosses. ANI

Loss of motion after knee surgery linked to osteoarthritis risk
A new study has revealed that patients who lost knee motion after reconstructive ACL surgery were more likely to develop osteoarthritis, pain and stiffness in the joints. ANI

Religion and spirituality may help to keep BP under control
Hypertension is a major public health problem for blacks who live in the United States and the rate of medication adherence is unacceptably low in blacks as compared to whites, according to an expert. ANI

Naked yoga can benefit you psychologically, not physically
Going n*ked is the latest yoga trend, and those who have done it can swear by its benefits. ANI

Fictional Pinocchio 'has deep roots in reality'
The fictional Pinocchio, written by Carlo Collodi 130 years ago, is a lot based on his real-life inspirations, a new research has revealed. ANI

Heart disease, stroke vary worldwide, closely linked to national income
Developing countries have a higher mortality rate from stroke than heart disease - a situation that is opposite in the United States and other countries with higher national incomes, a new research has revealed. ANI

Indian-origin artist cures insomniac New Yorkers by reading them bedtime stories!
An Indian-origin artist has come up with a cure for insomnia, a common problem faced by New Yorkers - reading bedtime stories to them. ANI

'Original' shores of Black Sea found close to the Cape of Emine
Bulgarian scientists have claimed that they have discovered the ancient shores of the Black Sea. ANI

Soon, a software to protect people from malaria, dengue!
Computer scientists at South Dakota State University are developing a new software that can protect people from mosquito-borne illnesses like malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever and viral encephalitis. ANI

New tool locates mutations that cause HIV-drug resistance
Scientists have developed a new tool that can help predict the location of virus mutations that lead to HIV-drug resistance. ANI

Stroke risk 2.4 times higher in pregnant women
Loyola University Health System researchers have revealed that pregnant women face a 2.4 times more risk of having a stroke than non-pregnant women. ANI

Neurons' incredible skills propose better treatment of Parkinson's disease
A new study has added more knowledge on the working of neurons, which suggest ways of better designing the brain implants used to treat diseases such as Parkinson's disease. ANI

2000-yr-old shipwreck reveals medical secrets of ancient world
A first aid box which was found in a ship that sank 2,000 years ago is giving a remarkable insight into the medicines that ancient sailors used to cure dysentery and other ailments. ANI

Addictions to technology are tearing families apart, warns expert
As an increasing number of families are becoming obsessed with the use of computer and phone gadgets everyday, relations within them are getting fractured, leading to very separate lives and a total loss in communication. ANI

Next Gen TV will produce odors to match images on your screen!
Introducing scent to television's virtual reality is the promise of a new technology developed by scientists at the University of California San Diego collaborating with Samsung. ANI

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