A team of researchers has recently found a ‘suicide molecule’ that forces tumours to self-destruct and trigger a fail-safe mechanism that may protect us from cancer. Small RNA molecules originally developed as a tool to study gene function trigger a mechanism hidden in every cell that forces the cell to commit suicide, reports a study.
Excessive use of smartphones and tablets may be keeping teens awake a night, according to a study that found adolescents who spend more than two hours a day with their gadgets are more likely to be sleep deprived. Most sleep experts agree that adolescents need nine hours of sleep each night to be engaged and
New York Teenagers who have parents suffering from alcohol use disorders may be at increased risk for exhibiting abusive dating behaviour, a study warns. Researchers from University of Buffalo in the US evaluated 144 teenagers who had fathers with an alcohol use disorder and who had been initially recruited for study at 12 months of
Yoga is a great healer and contributor to improving strength, flexibility and endurance, but wrong yoga poses can make your daily life difficult instead of easy, stated experts. Minakshi Fullara, Chief Consultant, Physiotherapy, Aakash Healthcare, said overdoing it or doing it in the wrong manner can lead to acute injuries, chronic pain, overuse strain and
Punjab News 24: Fungi are everywhere. There are an estimated 1.5 million different species of fungi on Earth, but only about 300 of those are known to make people sick. Fungal infections are often caused by microscopic fungi that are common in the environment. Fungi live outdoors in soil and on plants and trees as well