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Difficult breakups aren’t necessarily associated with gaining weight

The occurrence of 'sorrow fat' may not be as common as we think.

Human milk fights harmful bacteria other types can’t, researchers find

'Powerful' glycerol monolaurate can be added to infant formula and cows' milk.

Malaysian study suggests fats not major heart disease culprit

The study shows restricting carbohydrate consumption may be more beneficial to heart health than restricting total fat consumption.

Malaysians still in the dark about respiratory illnesses, study shows

Dr Khoo Ee Ming of Universiti Malaya says a study shows there is a stigma against children and adults with asthma.

4 ways to make money selling other people’s things

Not only can you invest using other people’s money, you can also hustle by selling other people’s items. Legally of course… so find out how.

Time to start studying females too, urges scientist

US neurobiologist Rebecca Shansky is pushing for research studies to include female mice so that side-effects of drugs are better understood in women.

Eating blueberries could be good for your heart

Over the course of six months, the researchers studied the effects of eating blueberries every day in 138 overweight sufferers of Metabolic Syndrome.

Malaysia’s R&D spending more than Finland’s, but is it worth it,...

A public health interest group asks whether Malaysia is getting value for money.

Da Vinci ‘claw hand’ may have impaired later art

The scientists reached their finding by studying a chalk drawing of Leonardo da Vinci attributed to the 16th-century Lombard artist Giovanni Ambrogio Figino.

MH370 search teams ignored ‘Stokes drift’, say researchers

Study says new model taking into account ocean drifts will help in future searches.

Bare-faced cheat: Women ‘better at hiding infidelity’

Research also suggests that less attractive men tend to 'engage in actual mate poaching'.

5 crucial considerations when buying a small business

Aside from requiring a hefty investment, you must also consider whether or not that business is actually worth buying.

Experts: Tuberculosis can be eradicated by 2045

Tuberculosis has existed for millennia and is latent in around a quarter of the world's population.

Stop pushing STEM and giving false hopes to the young

Pure science graduates are a frustrated lot as they can’t get jobs or research opportunities, so the government should first make available sufficient jobs or career opportunities before promoting STEM.

Air pollution raises diabetes risk in China, says study

Researchers say diabetes risk rises by about 16% for an increase of 10 microgrammes per cubic metre in long-term PM2.5 particle exposure.

Having a moderate muscle strength level may lower type 2 diabetes...

American researchers find that moderate muscle mass appears to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 32%.

Pregnant smokers may face increased sudden infant death risk

American researchers find that any amount of smoking – even just one cigarette a day – appears to double sudden infant death risks.

Little time for farmers to deal with rainfall changes from global...

Climatologist Maisa Rojas says time is running short for countries to prepare their agricultural sectors for the drastic effects of climate change.

High testosterone linked to serious heart conditions in men

The findings of a research study show that in men, endogenous testosterone was associated with a higher risk of blood clots and heart failure, but not heart attack.

Including your partner in social media posts could benefit your relationship

Including a partner in a social media post seemingly validates the relationship and makes them feel cared for and included.

Large study again confirms MMR vaccine doesn’t cause autism

A study following more than 650,000 Danish children for over a decade has led researchers to the same conclusion as previous efforts.

Study shows postmenopausal women with strong social support live longer

Researchers say the results prove social support improves one's health, likely through stress relief.

Study shows eating nuts improves cardio health of diabetics

Harvard researchers find that type 2 diabetics who ate nuts have lower chances of diseases.

Study: Oral antifungal drug raises risk of miscarriage

Canadian researchers find taking fluconazole orally at any dose results in a greater likelihood of miscarrying.