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TB: Deadly but curable

Early diagnosis and disciplined medication for six months can kill the disease, says National TB control chief Dr. Sunil De Alwis in conversation with Kumudini Hettiarachchi Wracked by a persistent cough ...

Fruit juice and kidney stones

Along with medication to discourage the formation of kidney stones, sufferers are often encouraged to make dietary changes, among them drinking more citrus juices. Citrate in the fruit reduces the formation ...

World’s largest solar powered vessel arrives in H’tota today

Disna MUDALIGE The world’s largest solar powered vessel will arrive at the Hambantota harbour today. This Swiss vessel named PlanetSolar is on a world tour to mark the first solar boat expedition. ...

World’s longest dragonfly migration via Sri Lanka?

By Malaka Rodrigo Last week, a large cloud of dragonflies was observed along the west coast near Colombo. Subsequently, an increase of dragonflies was sighted in many areas islandwide. This sudden ...

IBS: When things go wrong in the gut

By Dr. Upali Weragama Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common 'functional' disorder of the gut. The gut includes the bowels. A functional disorder means there is a problem with the ...

Neuropathy: A disease of the nerves

By Smriti Daniel When a patient says he feels like he is walking on cotton wool, Dr. Thashi Chang knows it’s not a sentimental metaphor. Instead it’s meant to be taken ...

Unravelling the mystery of multiverse

  aIn an e-mail interview Sri Lankan-born cosmologist Dr. Hiranya Peiris discusses her exciting foray into the study of the ethereal radiation, Cosmic Microwave Background data (CMB) By Smriti Daniel The multiverse: it’s ...

E-Mail Tracker Programs very interesting and a must read!

The man that sent this information is a computer tech. He spends a lot of time clearing the junk off computers for people and listens to complaints about speed. All ...

Testosterone and Oxytocin

..where do we find enduring love? Answer: Oxytocin. Infidelity? Testosterone. Heartbreak? Low serotonin and endorphins. In fact, our loved ones are actually present in our brains - neurochemically ...

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