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Mother's touch critical for preemies

New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that the benefits that premature infants gain from skin-to-skin contact with their mothers is measurable even 10 years after birth. In a new study, Dr. Ruth Feldman, a Professor at Bar-Ilan University, and her team studied the impact of different levels of physical contact on prematurely born infants. Specifically, the researchers compared standard incubator care to a novel intervention called " Kangaroo Care" (KC), which uses the mother's body heat to keep their babies warm. Jan 8, 2014
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Key to happiness may lie in matrimony

New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): Married people are much happier with their personal levels of success than others, who are just in relationships, a new poll has found. A Happiness Poll of 2,000 adults, by GE, found that more than 52 per cent were happy or very happy with their level of success, however, for people married or in a civil partnership, the figure went up to 60 per cent. Jan 1, 2014
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'Good night's sleep' essential for brain health

New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): Researchers have found that one night of sleep depravity can cause morning blood concentrations of molecules NSE and S-100B to increase in healthy young men. These molecules are typically found in the brain. Thus, their rise in blood after sleep loss may indicate that a lack of snoozing might be conducive to a loss of brain tissue. Jan 1, 2014