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Study finds dogs are 97% accurate when sniffing out lung cancer

A US study has revealed that Beagles may have the gift of detecting lung cancer.

Study in Malaysia, Dr M tells international scholars

The prime minister says foreign students can explore 'amazing' Malaysia with its many cultures, customs and traditions.

US researchers study self-weighing strategy to help prevent holiday weight gain

People are most susceptible to gaining weight during vacations and during the holidays.

Maszlee rejects having schools teach about religions

Sharing each other’s culture more appropriate than learning about all religions, says education minister.

Study: How smelling pleasant aromas could help smokers kick the habit

If you're trying to quit smoking, taking a sniff of lemon, vanilla or peppermint could offer a helping hand when it comes to resisting the urge to smoke.

Study: Spending time alone could be good for teens

The key factor as to whether solitude has a positive or negative effect on mental health is choice.

Give us more details, DPM says on study showing 80% teens...

Dr Wan Azizah says a 2014 study showed only 35% of those aged 13 to 24 were exposed to porn via the internet, smartphones and DVDs.

SPM results are almost here – what’s your next move?

Now's the best time to give some serious thought to what you want to further your studies in and where you would like to do it at.

Chimps’ cultural diversity threatened by humans, study says

Researchers have divided Chimpanzees into different communities with distinguished traits amongst each other.

Study: Taking a nap could help lower blood pressure

New European research has good news for midday nappers, finding that a nap may help lower blood pressure.

Sugary beverages linked to more severe symptoms for people with multiple...

New German research found that drinking soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks appear to be linked with more severe symptoms and disability in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Resistance training thrice a week could lower type 2 diabetes risk

New Chinese research found combining resistance training with an aerobic workout could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Study: Vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer

Without screening and HPV vaccination, more than 44 million women will likely be diagnosed with the disease over the next 50 years.

Too much time sitting and watching TV linked to higher risk...

New international research has found that sedentary time spent sitting and watching TV may increase the risk of colorectal cancer, even in those under 50.

A healthy diet linked to reduced symptoms of depression

New UK research has found that improving your diet could also improve symptoms of depression.

Study: Women’s brains appear ‘years younger’ than men’s

Subjects ranged from their 20s to 80s, and across those age spans, women's brains appeared metabolically younger than men's.

Could sitting at the front of the class help kids learn?

The findings showed that students who sat at the front of the class learned better.

Dopamine plays a role in the enjoyment of music

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that there is a link between dopamine and pleasure experienced by people listening to music.

Thai universities tap into rising Chinese demand

Institutions are scrambling to meet a recent surge in demand as Chinese students look for alternatives to Western schools.

Study says world’s oceans are heating up at a quickening pace

The findings in the US journal Science, led by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, debunk previous reports that suggested a so-called pause in global warming in recent years.

REM sleep disorder linked to mental illness

The researchers also found that men were twice as likely to suffer from REM sleep behaviour disorder.

Time ripe for environmental education to be a school subject, says...

Prof Makteb Mohammed warns of getting caught in denial about the seriousness of climate change.

Working out in the evening doesn’t disrupt sleep, says new study

The findings showed that moderate exercise in the evening did not cause sleep problems in any of the studies examined.

Why studying in India is an attractive choice

Indian education offerings range from the modern and cutting-edge to the traditional, and include internships for students so they can put their knowledge to work.