Research

Garlic can keep food poisoning bacteria away

A compound found in garlic is effective in keeping the common bacteria that causes food poisoning and the effectiveness is about 100 times, according to scientists. The bacterium is called Campylobacter.

Flesh and poultry both are seen having Campylobacter and in recent years there has been a rise in cases of food poisoning and one reason for this is serving pink chicken liver pate.

Metal-on-metal hips cancer does not cause cancer: study

According to a study, there is no risk of cancer due to metal-on-metal hip replacements.

According to the website of the British Medical Journal, in about seven years, there could be no link established following the new analysis of nearly 41,000 patients following surgery.

It was however stated by the researchers from the universities of Bristol and Exeter that for deriving a stronger conclusion longer-term follow-up was needed.

When it comes to implants, cancer risk was just one of the fears linked to them.

Pew report: Text messaging is top means of communication among teen

According to a new report from Pew Research Center’s Pew Internet & American Life Project, text messaging has now become the most preferred means of communication for the teenagers; with the number of daily texts sent by older teens touching 100, on an average.

For its new report, titled ‘Teens, Smartphones & Texting,’ Pew carried out a survey which involved 799 teens aged between 12 and 17 years; and found that text messaging has become so popular among the teens that they prefer to forego phone calls in favor of texts.

Pages