Thursday, April 27, 2017

Early kidney transplant must for children with renal failure
Chennai | Wednesday, 2017 11:45:06 PM IST
Early transplant of kidney is important for children diagnosed with advanced kidney failure, said a senior nephrologist on Wednesday at the local Kavery Hospital, where two boys underwent successful kidney transplant recently. ... read..

NGT shuts polluting industries along Ganga channel
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 11:45:06 PM IST
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed 13 polluting industries situated along tributary or major drain of the Ganga river to be shut down. ... read..

Stent price capping will put patients in jeopardy: Experts
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
The government's move to put a price cap on stents, which are used to open up blocked arteries, has drawn flak from the health experts, who believe this will block innovation and put patients in jeopardy. ... read..

Lung for Long: Gasp No More
New Delhi [India] | April 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI-Businesswire India): Lungs in Delhi seem to be in dire straits. In the midst of ever thickening air pollution and lifestyle gone astray, lung power is ebbing fast. Data emerging from April 25 lung health camp organized in ic ... read..

NHRC notice to Delhi hospital for running without equipment
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a detailed report from Hindu Rao Hospital over allegations that one of the oldest and biggest hospitals here was operating without the necessary equipment. ... read..

Eating less salt may not lower your BP, says study
New York | Wednesday, 2017 5:45:40 PM IST
Contrary to popular belief, consuming less sodium may not lead to lower blood pressure in the long term, show results of a new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years. ... read..

Genetic variants linked to extreme old age identified
New York | Wednesday, 2017 5:45:30 PM IST
Researchers have identified new genetic variants associated with reduced risks for cardiovascular and Alzheimer's disease, and higher odds of surviving for 100 or more years. ... read..

Obese kids at four-fold greater risk of Type-2 diabetes later
London | Wednesday, 2017 5:45:16 PM IST
Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes later, compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, warns a new study. ... read..

Risk of obesity influenced by changes in our genes
New Delhi [India] | April 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
According to new study, a child's risk of obesity while growing up can be influenced by modifications to their DNA prior to birth. ... read..

Patient with rare knee cancer undergoes life saving surgery
New Delhi [India] | April 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A resident of Ganganager, in Rajasthan, was diagnosed of Large Soft Tissue Sarcoma (9Kg), with Neuro Vascular involvement. ... read..

Eating 'diet' foods can make you fat: Study
New York | Wednesday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
The so-called "diet" products containing low or no fat may have higher amount of sugar and consuming them regularly could make you fat, new research warns. ... read..

Here`s how protein impacts intellectual disability
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A new study has paved the way for the potential treatments of intellectual disability and other neurodevelopmental disorders. ... read..

GE Healthcare partners with project PAHAL
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
Aiming to provide medical care to over 2.5 million urban poor in India, GE Healthcare and project PAHAL (Partnerships for Affordable Health Access and Longevity) on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership to address healthcare needs of underserved commu ... read..

Week-long celebrations to mark Yoga day in Belgium, Luxembourg
Brussels | Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Week-long celebrations will held in Belgium, Luxembourg and prominent European Union institutions to mark the third edition of International Yoga Day on June 19, the organisers said here on Tuesday. ... read..

Uncontrolled diabetes can damage reproductive nerves: Doctors
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 10:15:06 PM IST
Prolonged uncontrolled diabetes can cause damage to reproductive nerves, said doctors on Tuesday. ... read..

Mumbai hospital denies super obese Egypt woman was not treated well
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
The Saifee Hospital here on Tuesday strongly refuted allegations by the sister of Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty that she was not treated for weight loss properly and that her health has deteriorated. ... read..

Drug-resistant malaria cured by dried leaf tablets
New York | Tuesday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
Tablets made from dried leaves of the Artemisia annua plant have cured 18 critically ill patients who were not responding to the standard malaria medications in a Congo clinic, says a study. ... read..

Workplace autonomy has positive effects on well-being
Birmingham | Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Higher level of autonomy at workplace has a positive effect on employees' well-being and gives them job satisfaction, according to a research. ... read..

Unicef to immunise 30,000 Somali children against measles
Mogadishu | Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) on Tuesday began an emergency campaign to immunise 30,000 children against measles in Baidoa, one of the hardest-hit areas in Somalia. ... read..

Emraan urges people to undergo early cancer detection tests
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Actor Emraan Hashmi says it is important for people to undergo early cancer detection tests. ... read..

Take a walk, stay smart
New York | Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
In addition to benefitting your heart and muscles, a regular walk also contributes to keeping your brain healthy, new research suggests. ... read..

Financial strain linked to low birth weight babies
New York | Tuesday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
A pregnant woman's financial worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to the birth of a smaller infant, a new study suggests. ... read..

Excess iron in body causes liver damage
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Hemochromatosis, a disease caused by excess build up of iron in the body, is becoming a major cause of liver damage in India, doctors revealed on Tuesday. ... read..

Placebo effect works for a broken heart too
New York | Tuesday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
If you have been dumped recently, doing anything that you believe will help you feel better will probably offer a healing touch to the broken heart, say researchers. ... read..

Stem cells can help identify neuronal defects, suggests Study
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
According to a recent study, the researchers used stem cells derived from patients with Angelman syndrome to identify the underlying cellular defects that cause the rare neurogenetic disorder. ... read..

#WorldMalariaDay: Effective steps to prevent Malaria
New Delhi [India] | April 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The theme for World Malaria Day this year is "End Malaria for Good". ... read..

Artificial Intelligence may help in diagnosing Tuberoculosis
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
If you are a patient of Tuberculosis, then we might have some good news for you. ... read..

Frozen fruits, vegetables help achieve your nutrition goals
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
According to a recent study, people who consume frozen fruits and vegetable have significantly higher intakes of key nutrients, such as potassium, fiber and calcium. ... read..

Only one in five child abuse victims treated at major trauma centres: Study
London [UK] | April 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
According to a new study, only one in five victims with serious injuries caused by child abuse in England and Wales gets treated at a major trauma centre. ... read..

Stuntmen should get equal respect at award shows: Akshay Kumar
Mumbai | Monday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Stunt artists and choreographers should be accorded as much respect as heroes at every award ceremony, actor Akshay Kumar said on Monday. ... read..

Punjabis may be aborting female foetus in Canada too: Study
Toronto | Monday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Indians are known for their preference for male children, and according to a new study, some Indian-origin couples living in Canada -- mostly those from Punjab and the Hindi heartland -- may be practicing sex selective abortion out of a preference for bo ... read..

Gene reveals cause of fatal childhood disorder: Study
New Delhi [India] | April 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A gene, involved in brain development, which can lead to severe disability and infant death, has been identified by scientists. ... read..

Alcohol: the modern age liver killer
New Delhi [India] | April 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Alcohol is predominantly metabolized through liver, hence its cumulative toxicity over years play important role in liver diseases or pancreatic diseases. ... read..

3 African nations to get world's first malaria vaccine
London | Monday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday announced that three African countries -- Ghana, Kenya and Malawi -- will receive the first ever malaria vaccine starting in 2018. ... read..

Routine bedtime may protect pre-schoolers from obesity
New York | Monday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Following routines from a very early age may have many benefits. A new research suggests that regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time may be linked to better emotional health in pre-schoolers, and that might lower their chances of obesity late ... read..

High BP drug could treat skin cancer
New York | Monday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Researchers have discovered by accident cancer-fighting properties in a drug typically used to treat high blood pressure. ... read..

'Government policy would succeed if generic drug quality improves'
Chennai | Monday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
The Centre's steps to make doctors prescribe drugs by their generic names and not by their brand names may not have material impact without steps for improving the quality standards for drugs, investment banking firm Jefferies has said. ... read..

Higher prostate cancer risks suggest new approach to screening
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Due to increasing deaths because of prostate cancer among men, US researchers have suggested a special screening more frequently and at an early age to avoid the development of preclinical prostate cancer - that is not symptomatic - to advanced stages. ... read..

Suicide leading cause of death among young Chinese
Beijing | Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Suicide has become the leading cause of death among young Chinese aged 15-35, a Ministry of Health survey revealed on Monday. ... read..

Quick test can identify drug-resistant bacterial infections
London | Monday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Researchers have found that a new test which takes just around 15 minutes can help diagnose some the most dangerous and drug-resistant types of bacterial infections. ... read..

Hormone therapy can lower risk of broken bones in postmenopausal women
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Good news! A team of US researchers has found that postmenopausal women, who are at the highest genetic risk of bone fracture, can benefit the most from hormone therapy. ... read..

Obama's first public address post presidency
New York | Monday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
Three months after leaving the White House, former US President Barack Obama will deliver his first public remarks of his post-presidency on Monday, a media report has said. ... read..

Love guzzling diet sodas? Here is why you should NOT
New York [U.S.] | April 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Still downing gallons of diet soda despite knowing that it wrecks your body? Maybe the knowledge of artificially sweetened beverages taking a toll on your brain as well ought to make an impact on your unhealthy habit. ... read..

Bengal Governor sustains minor injury after fall (Lead)
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi sustained a minor injury when he tripped and fell during an official programme here on Sunday. ... read..

AIIMS -- India's first public hospital for eye tumours
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is India's first public hospital to start plaque brachytherapy facility for the treatment of eye tumours, a statement said on Sunday. ... read..

Predicting severe liver disease: Obesity, insulin, diabetes, cholesterol, alcohol
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A recent study has demonstrated that in the general population, central obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes, lipid abnormalities and high alcohol consumption were the strongest predictors of severe liver disease. ... read..

World cranberry leader Ocean Spray eyes Indian market
Vancouver | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
With Indians reporting high rate of urinary tract infections, the world's top cranberry producer Ocean Spray is eying the huge Indian market for its products. ... read..

Soon, new weapon in war against obesity
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A team of scientists has uncovered a potential approach to combat obesity. ... read..

Breastmilk may help detect your cancer risk
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Breastmilk might offer clues about a woman's cancer risk, according to a recent research. ... read..

Meat-based diet linked to fatty liver disease
London | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
A diet high in animal protein is associated with a higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a condition in which fat builds up in the liver, in overweight people, says a study. ... read..

From urine to blood: How antibiotic resistance spreads
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
People with drug-resistant bacteria in their urine or stool samples are at an increased risk of developing Sepsis, a bloodstream infection that is also resistant to certain antibiotics, according to a recent study. ... read..

Turns out, being obese is worse than smoking
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
You may want to shed those extra kilos as a recent study has found obesity as a top cause of preventable life-years lost. ... read..

How testing urine can help fight off kidney transplant failure
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Testing for molecular markers in the urine of kidney transplant patients could reveal whether the transplant is failing and why, according to a recent research. ... read..

Now, Nitish Kumar for all-India prohibition for progress
Mumbai | Saturday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday proposed "total prohibition" across India which he said will put the country on the path of quick development. ... read..

Move over contact lenses, LASIK is better
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Good news for those who underwent LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) for correction of their vision, as a recent study has found that the rate of cornea infection is lower. ... read..

Make kidney health a priority: Experts
New York | Saturday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
With an estimated 10 per cent of people worldwide having chronic kidney disease (CKD), and about nine in 10 of them being unaware of their condition, health experts have called for making kidney health a priority in both developed and developing countries ... read..

Obama appointed Indian American surgeon general asked to resign (Lead)
Washington | Saturday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Indian American Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, appointed by former President Barack Obama, stepped down after he was asked to resign by the Trump administration as part of a move to appoint new leaders in key posts. ... read..

Researchers discover new cause of high blood pressure
London | Saturday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease. ... read..

Liver carcinogen traced to sunflower seeds
New York | Saturday, 2017 2:45:11 PM IST
Researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin which has the potential to cause live cancer. ... read..

Obama appointed Indian-American surgeon general asked to step down
Washington | Saturday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
Indian-American Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, an Obama administration holdover, was asked to resign by the Trump administration, a media report said. ... read..

Early detection of oral cancer can increase survival chances
New Delhi [India] | April 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In today's era of booming medical advancements, the chances of survival from cancer can be increased, if it is detected at an early stage. ... read..

Guide to keep dental woes away
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 5:45:04 AM IST
Look for fluoride in toothpaste, limit acidic drinks and get your teeth cleaned every six months to keep teeth strong and healthy, say experts. ... read..

How to protect skin from sunburn
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 3:15:04 AM IST
Stock up coconut oil, jojoba oil and drink a lot of water to keep sunburn at bay, say experts. ... read..

Dr Reddy's to sell Progesterone capsules in US
Hyderabad | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Indian drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Friday announced it would sell Progesterone capsules in the US market for therapeutic treatment of cardiovascular disorders, breast cancer and probable dementia. ... read..

25 swine flu cases reported in Bengal
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
As many as 25 swine flu cases have been detected in West Bengal this year so far, an official said on Friday. ... read..

What preventive steps taken to control dengue, chikungunya: HC asks
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the city government and municipal corporations on what preventive steps they have taken this year to control dengue and chikungunya in the national capital. ... read..

WHO Southeast Asia members pledge inclusive approach for autism
Thimphu | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Accelerating efforts to enable people with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders to lead a productive life, countries in WHO Southeast Asia Region on Friday adopted the Thimphu Declaration which calls for integrating the needs of such individua ... read..

Eman Ahmed has done miraculously well: Doctor
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | April 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
36-year-old Egyptian Eman Ahmed, who was the heaviest woman in the world at 500-plus kg until a few months ago, has lost 250kg in two months after undergoing surgery here at Saifee Hospital. ... read..

60-year-old's life saved through new minimally invasive procedure
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
A 60-year-old man diagnosed with aortic bio-prosthesis degeneration with severe stenosis -- condition in which calcium gets deposited on the aortic valve in the heart -- was successfully operated using a new minimally invasive procedure called Transcathet ... read..

Lady Hardinge orders Khadi products after government order
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) on Friday became the first central government hospital in the country to place a Rs 33 lakh order for Khadi products, after the Centre made it mandatory for 23 of its hospitals to purchase Khadi products only. ... read..

Patients with rare medical condition treated by robotic surgery
Ahmedabad | Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Robotic surgery performed at a hospital here has successfully relieved a 37-year-old patient of acute abdominal pain caused by a rare medical condition, the surgeon who performed the procedure has said. ... read..

College blues? Turn to mindfulness
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Heading off to college? A recent study has suggested that mindfulness may help freshmen stress less and smile more. ... read..

Let's create awareness about liver cancer!
New Delhi [India] | April 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The increasing liver disease is one of the most common diseases in the world. ... read..

Hearing tests may not detect common form of hearing loss
New York | Friday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
Traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to detect patients with a common form of inner ear damage that might otherwise be detected by more challenging behavioural tests, new research has found. ... read..

Enjoy benefits of pudina
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
Pudina (mint leaves) aids in digestion, improves oral health, treats cold and more, say experts. ... read..

Soft drinks bad for your memory, diet soda may be even worse
New York | Friday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
If you thought switching to diet soda can help you avoid the ill effects associated with sugary soft drinks, think again! Researchers have found that while drinking sugary beverages frequently may lead to poorer memory, daily intake of diet soda may incre ... read..

Pick banana, melon, cold milk to fight acidity
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Avoid chances of acidity during the hot days by indulging in bananas, melons and coconut water, say experts. ... read..

Our ancestors had powerful night-time vision
New York | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
New genetic evidence confirms a long-held hypothesis that our earliest mammalian ancestors indeed had powerful night-time vision. ... read..

Multiple sclerosis start showing signs five years before onset of disease
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Canadian researchers have found that people with multiple sclerosis start showing symptoms of something wrong, five years before the onset of disease. ... read..

Did you know hearing tests fail to diagnose hearing loss?
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A team of US researchers has revealed that the traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to diagnose patients with a common form of inner ear damage, which otherwise might be detected by some behavioural tests. ... read..

50 students hospitalised in Himachal
Shimla | Friday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST
Over 50 students of the Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT) near here have been hospitalised following suspected food poisoning, a senior doctor said on Friday. ... read..

Lifelong learning may turn clock back on your aging brain
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
You may want to stimulate your brain in early life as a recent study has found that it may help stay mentally healthy in older age. ... read..

IMA's Bengal branches move SC over new health law
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Around 10 branches of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in the state have moved the Supreme Court against the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Act and sought its repeal, IMA's south Kolkata chapter's chief said on Thursday. ... read..

Mukesh Ambani donates medical equipment to Shirdi temple
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Leading industrialist Mukesh Ambani has donated medical and other equipment worth nearly Rs 90 lakh to a hospital run by Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust in Shirdi in Maharashtra to mark his 60th birthday on April 19, a top official said on Thursday. ... read..

Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Obesity leads to 13 types of cancer, including that of pancreas and esophagus, as fat cells affect the processes that regulate the growth of cancer cells in the human body, says a study. ... read..

Doctors successfully treat MS patient with bone marrow transplant
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 6:45:43 PM IST
A team of doctors here has successfully treated a 24-year-old girl suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) with bone marrow transplant (BMT). ... read..

Online portal launched for medical tests at home
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 6:45:38 PM IST
Aimed at avoiding long queues at diagnostic centres in major metros, a new digital diagnostic portal was launched here on Thursday through which several medical tests can be performed at home. ... read..

Give mornings a healthy start with oats: Chef Vikas Khanna
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 6:45:33 PM IST
True to the old adage "breakfast like a king", Chef Vikas Khanna on Thursday emphasised on starting the day with a healthy diet by including oats. ... read..

AIMIL set to launch ayurvedic medicines in Europe
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 6:45:33 PM IST
India's AIMIL Pharmaceuticals, manufacturer and marketer of ayurvedic proprietary and classical medicines, is all set to take its products to European markets, starting with the Czech Republic. ... read..

Kejriwal promises to clean up Delhi in one year
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 6:45:33 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday pledged to clean up the national capital in just one year if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won Sunday's municipal election. ... read..

Restricting certain amino acids in diet could treat cancer
London | Thursday, 2017 6:45:19 PM IST
Restricting the intake of certain amino acids -- the building blocks of proteins -- could help treat cancer, new research has found. ... read..

Max Bupa partners with GOQii, Swiss Re
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 6:45:19 PM IST
To help its customers live healthier lives, Max Bupa Health Insurance on Thursday announced an exclusive tie up with GOQii, a fitness technology player and global reinsurer Swiss Re. ... read..

Looked like alien after chemotherapy, says Manisha
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Actress Manisha Koirala says after her cancer treatment, she used to look like an alien as she lost her hair. Now she is "quite kicked" to play late actress Nargis Dutt, the mother of actor Sanjay Dutt, in his biopic. ... read..

Bone marrow transplant, an alternate therapy for multiple sclerosis
New Delhi [India] | April 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A 24-year-old multiple sclerosis patient recently got another chance at life after undergoing a bone marrow transplantation. ... read..

A weapon against Alzheimer's in your womb?
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Think your memory is starting to slip? A protein found in umbilical cord blood may help turn back the clock on mental ageing. ... read..

Study shows glaring disparities in attitude of Indians towards health
New Delhi [India] | April 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Even though 91% Indians consider health a priority and intend to make healthy changes, a study suggests that almost one-third of the population does not care to visit physicians on time. ... read..

Moderate-severe hot flashes in menopausal women ups risk of depression
Washington D.C. [USA] | April 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Menopausal or pre- menopausal women, aged 40-65, who experience hot flashes or excessive sweating during sleep, are at increased risk of moderate and severe depression. ... read..

Omega 3 fatty acid found to stop liver damage from getting worse
San Francisco | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 AM IST
A new study done with laboratory animals suggests that one type of omega 3 fatty acid offers people, who are obese or have a poor diet, a chance to avoid serious liver damage. ... read..

US Facebook murder act of deranged person: experts
Washington | Thursday, 2017 6:45:04 AM IST
For a US killer who grabbed nationwide headlines after broadcasting a murder on Facebook, the act was a last message to a world he believed had wronged him, experts said. ... read..

WHO claims unprecedented progress against neglected tropical diseases
Geneva | Thursday, 2017 1:45:04 AM IST
Remarkable achievements have been made in tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) since 2007 with one billion people receiving treatment in 2015 alone, World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a report. ... read..

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