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Exercise Helps Burn Bone Fat, Make Them Stronger
New York: Exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and this process improves bone quality in a matter of weeks, says a study. The study, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, also suggests that obese individuals - who often have worse bone quality - may derive even great..
Excess Smartphone Use Bad For Mental Health: Study
New York: Excess use of smartphone and other devices may lead to attention, behaviour and self-regulation problems for adolescents already at risk for mental health issues, warns new research. "Also, on days at-risk adolescents use technology more, they experience more conduct problems and higher..
US Voter Turnout at 20-Year Low in 2016
Washington: Voter turnout in the US this year dipped to nearly its lowest point in 20 years, a media report said. While election officials were still tabulating ballots of Tuesday's presidential election, the 126 million votes already counted means about 55 per cent of voting age citizens cast ba..
Donald Trump Two States Away From Presidency; Trump Surprisingly Wins In Swing States
Donald Trump captured crucial victories over Hillary Clinton in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, showing remarkable strength in three of the nation's most fiercely fought battleground states in an unexpectedly tight race for the presidency. Clinton carried Virginia, Colorado and California. Her..
Clinton, Trump in Tight Race to White House
Washington: Republican candidate Donald Trump took a lead in one of the most bitterly contested US Presidential elections but the fight with Hillary Clinton remained close in key battleground states. The vote margins separating Democratic nominee Clinton and Trump remained tight in a string of st..
Voting Machine Problems Reported in Many US States
Washington: People in numerous states in the US reported problems voting due to faulty machines, media reports said. Paper poll books were being used on Tuesday, heavily in Democratic Durham County, North Carolina, after a software glitch mistakenly showed that some voters had already cast their ..
US Presidential Election: Latinos Offered Free Transport to the Polls
Washington: A new campaign offers Latinos free transport to the polls for Tuesday's presidential election aimed at boosting their participation. Due to the collaboration of the organizations Voto Latino, which promotes the Hispanic vote; Rock the Vote, which encourages young people to exercise th..
We’re in a Strong Position, Says Hillary Clinton
New York: US Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday, who returned to campaign after being diagnosed with pneumonia, said she believes her campaign was performing strongly in the last leg of the 2016 campaign despite polls showing the race tightening nationally and in key swing s..
Nanotechnology to Advance Cancer Detection
New York, Feb 14: A finger prick test for cancer may soon be possible as researchers have developed a new technology to detect disease biomarkers in the form of nucleic acids, the building blocks of all living organisms. "We envision this as a potential first-line, noninvasive diagnostic to detec..
NASA captures massive US east coast ‘snowzilla’ from space
Washington: The US space agency has captured stunning images of 'snowzilla' blizzard from space that has walloped eastern US, killing at least 14 people and paralysing road, rail and air traffic. The massive winter storm system pummeled the eastern US, dumping nearly 58 cm of snow in suburbs of W..