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Next-generation redox flow batteries developed by Skoltech Researchers offer Greener Energy Solutions

Next-generation redox flow batteries developed by Skoltech Researchers offer Greener Energy Solutions

Energy storage systems and batteries have been in focus over the last few years, especially due to higher interest in electric vehicles, grid-level and home-based energy storage batteries.

How Pandemic Could Change Dating: Martin Graff from University of South Wales

How Pandemic Could Change Dating: Martin Graff from University of South Wales

The dating scene could be a confusing place in world where at least some social distancing seems likely for the foreseeable future.

Angry People More Prone to Becoming Cigarette Addicts

Angry People More Prone to Becoming Cigarette AddictsA recent study says that Nicotine may help calm people by altering the activity of brain areas involved in the inhibition of negative emotions such as anger and hence angry people are more prone to getting addicted to cigarettes.

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Asthma

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to AsthmaAccording to a recent study, Vitamin D deficiency can be linked to asthma. This makes the populations of sunlight deficient regions more prone to this disease of the respiratory tract.

In the study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Juan C. Celedon at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital and co-investigators examined the association between vitamin D levels and markers of asthma severity and allergy in 616 asthmatic children between the ages of 6 and 14 from Costa Rica. They found that 175 had insufficient levels of vitamin D.

Cervical Cancer Proving to be Deadly Especially in Indian Women

Cervical Cancer Proving to be Deadly Especially in Indian WomenAccording to a WHO report, Cervical cancer claims lives of around 300,000 women worldwide every year and around 130,000 new cases are reported in India every year out of which some 8,000 are from West Bengal alone.

"This makes cervical cancer the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in India and represents approximately one-fourth of the world's total cervical cancer cases and mortality," said a paper released by Qiagen, the German global market leader in sample technology and CNCI, a state-run Cancer Research Institute here on Tuesday.

HSPH study: Children born to shorter mothers 70% more likely to die before 5 years

Journal of the American Medical AssociationAccording to the findings of a study by the researchers from HSPH - Harvard School of Public Health -, the height of the mother has a significant bearing on the health of a child. The study said that children born to women shorter than 4'9" are 70 percent more likely to die, mostly before attaining the age of five.

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