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Night texting to be blamed for teens' falling grades

Night texting to be blamed for teens' falling grades

Blame night texting for your teenager's falling grades and increased yawning in school as a new study has revealed that instant messaging in the dark makes a difference compared to having the lights on.

The Rutgers study is the first of its kind to link nighttime instant messaging habits of American teenagers to sleep health and school performance.

Ex-smokers face high lung cancer risk up to 15 yrs after quitting

Ex-smokers face high lung cancer risk up to 15 yrs after quitting

Smoking doubles the chance of lung cancer and the risk remains high even years after "kicking the butt," according to a new study.

The study by Mayo Clinic researchers found that expanding lung cancer screening to include people who quit smoking more than 15 years ago could detect more cases and further reduce associated mortality.

Smart phones may cut down sedentary behavior

Smart phones may cut down sedentary behavior

If you are often nagged by your parents for using smart phones , then you must make them read this article, as new study has found that smarts phones may reduce sedentary behavior.

American Cancer Society researchers have explored that whether smartphone interventions have the potential to influence sedentary behavior.

The study found that over the seven-day study period, participants had significantly fewer minutes of daily sedentary time and more daily minutes of active time than controls.

This new material can cure diabetes

This new material can cure diabetes

A new research has come up with material that can be used to encapsulate human islet cells and can cure diabetes for up to six months.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have designed a material that can be used to encapsulate human islet cells before transplanting them. In tests on mice, they showed that these encapsulated human cells could cure diabetes for up to six months, without provoking an immune response.

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