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Urine drug test help to treat opioid use disorder, says study

UDT helps to analyse the individuals urine for the presence of illegal drugs.

25 Dec 2018 4:09 PM

These bricks are made using human urine

Researchers made bricks using human urine in a natural process involving colonies of bacteria.

03 Nov 2018 9:30 AM

Chimpanzees can sniff out strangers from family members

Chimpanzees sniffed longer at urine than at the control, suggesting they perceive the odour of other chimpanzees.

25 Oct 2018 12:47 PM

Woman claims she lost weight by drinking urine and cured acne by rubbing it on her face

The practice isn’t new as it has been around for centuries and many even believe that it can reverse ageing.

09 Sep 2018 12:08 PM

Women are holding urine in for pleasure, doctors warn of infections

A lot of women mentioned that the technique led to sensations of a whole body massage.

12 Jul 2018 2:02 PM


Women's urine is not sterile, says study

Contrary to conventional belief, scientists have now discovered the bladder is filled with bacteria - both toxic and beneficial.

30 Jun 2018 9:39 AM

Here's why you should never have sex in swimming pool

The chlorinated water in pools can cause pH changes to the vagina which can lead to vaginal infection.

12 Jun 2018 2:10 PM

Heavily used herbicide tied to shorter pregnancies, says study

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup, the most heavily used herbicide in the United States and worldwide.

04 Apr 2018 9:23 AM

Sedentary lifestyle can increase risk of urinary tract symptoms

The results support the importance of both reducing sitting time and promoting physical activity for preventing LUTS.

21 Mar 2018 8:02 PM

UP: Man attempts suicide after forced to drink urine on suspicion of illicit relation

The incident took place in Indira Colony after the village Panchayat accused the victim of having an illicit relationship with a girl.

06 Mar 2018 7:54 AM


Human kidney tissue capable of producing urine developed

To test the functionality of the new structures, the team used Dextran - a fluorescent protein which stains the urine.

10 Feb 2018 2:33 PM

Andhra teacher forces student to drink fruit juice mixed with urine, arrested

The boy had on Saturday mixed his urine in the fruit juice bottle of a classmate who complained about him to the teacher.

06 Feb 2018 3:55 PM

Nanowire device can detect cancer with urine test

Researchers have developed a novel medical device that can efficiently capture these EVs, and potentially use them to screen for cancer.

27 Dec 2017 2:58 PM

Study links flame retardants to infertility in women

Women with the highest levels were 10% less likely to have successful fertilization.

03 Sep 2017 3:42 PM

Woman does not urinate for three years after being struck down with rare disease

Suffering from Fowler's Syndrome, 23-year-old has not urinated for three years as her bladder muscles are unable to relax.

01 Sep 2017 1:01 PM


Danish brewery creates beer from urine

The brewers called the concept of producing this novelty drink ‘beercycling’ & had the backing of the country’s Agriculture & Food Council.

12 May 2017 12:20 AM

Tamil Nadu farmers drink urine as mark of protest

The farmers, whose protest entered the 40th day today, drank urine even as police tried to stop them.

23 Apr 2017 5:44 AM

Science is proof that people pee in pools

Health benefits of swimming far outweigh health risks of pee in public pools.

05 Mar 2017 10:57 AM

Mumbai: Youths beat up cop after he objects to urinating in open

Maruti Kohinkar spotted a boy answering the nature's call in the vicinity of his house at around 11.30 pm last night and reprimanded him.

25 Nov 2016 7:26 PM