Wednesday, July 26, 2017

DocsApp launches new service for kids
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Chat-based healthcare platform DocsApp on Wednesday launched a new service that connects child specialists from top hospitals, on chat or call, to people in the night time. ... read..

Degenerative brain disease affects most football players
Washington | Wednesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
A progressive, degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 99 per cent of former National Football League (NFL) players whose brains were donated for research after their deaths, a study said. ... read..

Junk food linked to father's education, income?
Aligarh | Wednesday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
The next time you see children gorging on junk food, don't blame the mothers. Instead, blame the father's education and high income. ... read..

US Senate rejects proposal to repeal Obamacare
Washington | Wednesday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
US Senate Republicans have voted in favour of a floor debate on their efforts to re-write healthcare policy, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie. ... read..

23% Indian women seek dignity, respect in maternal healthcare
New Delhi [India] | July 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In its campaign to understand the women's want for improved maternal health in India, White Ribbon Alliance India steered the nation-wide campaign 'Hamara Swasthya, Hamari Awaz'. ... read..

US Senate approves start of debate to repeal ObamaCare
Washington | Wednesday, 2017 7:45:37 AM IST
The US Senate voted to begin debate on how to repeal and, eventually, replace the healthcare reform implemented by former President Barack Obama, although it is still not known what the final form of the bill might be. ... read..

India carries out more than 100 bariatric surgeries a day
New Delhi [India] | July 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India is carrying out more than 100 weight loss surgeries a day. ... read..

Country's first successful liver transplant from donor of cardiac death performed
New Delhi [India] | July 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A 45 year old patient undergoes successful liver transplant at BLK Super Speciality Hospital, after receiving liver from a donor after his cardiac death - what is called as 'Donation After Cardiac Death' or DCD. ... read..

Awareness drive soon for dengue, chikungunya in Delhi
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
The Delhi government will launch a campaign from August 1 to make people aware about vector-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday. ... read..

'23% of heart failure patients die within a year of diagnosis'
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
In India, 23 per cent of heart failure patients die within one year of diagnosis, a study revealed on Tuesday, adding that the country is next to Africa where the rate stands at 34 per cent. ... read..

US regulatory nod for Zydus drug to treat ulcer
Ahmedabad | Tuesday, 2017 6:45:06 PM IST
Zydus Cadila on Tuesday said it has received final approval of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for its Mesalamine delayed-release tablets (800mg) to treat a bowel disease that causes inflammation in the digestive tract (ulcerative colitis). ... read..

HIV-preventing vaginal ring found safe for girls: Study
New York | Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
A vaginal ring that contains an experimental antiretroviral (ARV) drug, previously found to provide protection against HIV infection in women, has been found safe and acceptable in teenage girls, researchers claim. ... read..

Violence in neighbourhood may affect your child's academic performance
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A study has recently suggested that children, who experience sleep disruptions following violent incidents in neighborhoods, struggle more to learn and perform academic tasks at school. ... read..

World Embryologists Day: Myths and facts about IVF
New Delhi [India] | July 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The birth of a child is a happy occasion for any family and a new chapter in the life of a couple. However, today, there is an increase in the number of couples who are unable to conceive due to many reasons. ... read..

World's fattest woman loses 65 kg after treatment in UAE
Dubai | Tuesday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
The world's fattest woman (at 500 kg) from Egypt has managed to lose 65 kgs after her treatment in the UAE, the Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi has said. ... read..

World IVF Day: Celebrating birth of world's first IVF baby
Gurugram (Haryana) [India] | July 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Thirty-nine years ago the world was introduced to its first test-tube baby when Louise Brown was born through the IVF technique at Bourn Hall. ... read..

Researchers generate human antibodies in the lab
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2017 11:45:05 AM IST
A new laboratory technique that will accelerate development of vaccines to protect people from a wide range of diseases has been reported by an international team of scientists. ... read..

Can eye test help diagnose autism?
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Researchers have herald a new tool that helps physicians identify a sub-group of people with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD). ... read..

New flu vaccine production could provide better protection against infection
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
To provide better shield against infection, researchers have devised a new way of producing the seasonal flu vaccine. ... read..

Trump urges Republicans to do their job, replace ObamaCare
Washington | Tuesday, 2017 11:15:19 AM IST
US President Donald Trump said that his fellow Republicans in the Senate "have not done their job" in fulfilling their promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare, and he urged them to do so this week. ... read..

Urgent need to remove social stigma associated with Assisted Reproductive Techniques
New Delhi [India] | July 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Infertility is on the rise among Indians with 10 to 14% of the population affected by it. The main addition has been the group of career-oriented women who delay childbearing and try for a baby later as compared to women in previous generations. ... read..

Ensure to have healthy heartbeats
New Delhi [India] | July 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With increasing lifestyle problems, Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) have emerged as a leading cause of mortality worldwide, followed by cancer. ... read..

US regulatory nod for Strides' anti-allergy drug
Bengaluru | Monday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Pharma company Strides Shasun Ltd on Monday said that the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has approved marketing of its anti-allergy drug in the US. ... read..

Keep hazardous dietary supplements, energy drinks at bay
Washington | Monday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST
Dietary supplements, including energy drinks which have become a fad today, are not regulated and should not be consumed as these may cause severe health issues, especially in children, US-based researchers have advised. ... read..

World Optometry Congress to bring hope for visually impaired
New Delhi [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The world's visually impaired will be the subject of some serious discussion at the forthcoming second World Congress of Optometry in Hyderabad. ... read..

Neuroticism might increase your life span
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Neuroticism is one of the big five higher-order personality traits in the study of psychology. ... read..

Getting back to the roots to make healthy eating tasty (Foodie Trail - Palakkad) (With Images)
Palakkad (Kerala) | Monday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Does eating healthy necessarily mean eating tasteless? A gourmand may well answer that with a resounding 'Yes' -- but a bunch of chefs at the top of their game are out to change perceptions. ... read..

Long-term risk of death for stroke survivors without early complications
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Survivors of a stroke or a mini-stroke without early complications have an increased risk of death, another stroke or heart attack (myocardial infarction) for at least five years following the initial stroke. ... read..

Big B's ambassadorship for Unicef extended for two years
Mumbai | Monday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's ambassadorship for Unicef has been extended for another two years and will be working on eradicating measles and rubella infections for children. ... read..

'600,000 to contract cholera in Yemen by year end'
Sanaa | Monday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
The International Committee of the Red Cross has warned that the current number of suspected cases of cholera in Yemen will at least double by the end of 2017 to reach 600,000 cases. ... read..

Kashmiri politician Tarigami suffers heart block
Srinagar | Sunday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Senior Jammu and Kahsmir politician and top communist leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami suffered a heart block on Sunday and was immediately rushed to the Srinagar medical institute. ... read..

Ayush boosting medical tourism in India: Experts
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Reviving traditional medicine system, such as Ayush, has helped boost India's medical tourism market in comparison to western nations, surviving only on modern medicinal system, health experts said here on Sunday. ... read..

Indian scientists tap AI to identify aggressive breast cancer
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
While the word "biopsy" is enough to send patients into a tizzy, oncologists say it is crucial to correctly identify the cancer stage and "faster growing" ones for appropriate and timely treatment. And to ensure accuracy, researchers in India are now turn ... read..

Genetic variation may increase tuberculosis susceptibility
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Chinese researchers have found that a single change in a gene may increase the risk of tuberculosis. ... read..

Spanish scientists discover potential anti-Zika drug
Murcia (Spain) | Sunday, 2017 2:15:04 AM IST
Researchers from a southeastern Spanish university announced the discovery of a molecule that could be used as a potential drug to fight the effects of a Zika virus infection. ... read..

Millennium Development Goals-2015 only partially achieved: CAG
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
With a countrywide average of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) of 39 deaths per 1,000 live births and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) of 167 per 1,00,000 live births, the country only "partially achieved" the Millennium Development Goals-2015 under the National ... read..

Maternal high-fat diet may affect kids' mental health
New York | Saturday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Babies whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet during their pregnancy may be at an increased risk of developing mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression, a study has warned. ... read..

Depression may alter brain structure
London | Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
An individual suffering from depression may be at an increased risk of developing changes in the structure of the brain associated with communication and thinking skills, researchers say. ... read..

Rasjasthan MP collapses during meeting with Shah
Jaipur | Saturday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
A senior BJP leader and former minister in the NDA government, Sanwarlal Jat, on Saturday collapsed while attending a meeting of party MLAs and MPs with BJP President Amit Shah. ... read..

Inadequate cold storage facilities for vaccines in 4 states
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have inadequate cold storage facilities for vaccines, a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has revealed. ... read..

'India's smart cities' plan can adversely impact environment'
London | Saturday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
The Indian government's vision to create 100 new smart cities to support the rapidly growing urban population could have a significant detrimental impact on the environment, a study has warned. ... read..

This is your brain on depression
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Got the blues? According to a recent study, depression can change the structure of your brain. ... read..

Your car may contain harmful pollutants: Study
New York | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
If you thought driving a car on a heavily polluted road may be safe, think twice. According to a new study, car cabins contain extremly high levels of some harmful particulate matter, twice the amount previously thought. ... read..

Rush-hour pollution may be more harmful than thought
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Turns out, rush-hour commuters may be in for a double whammy of pollution exposure. ... read..

TRAC, MedGenome announce Cancer Immunotherapy solution
New Delhi [India] | July 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Toronto Recombinant Antibody Centre (TRAC) from the University of Toronto, Canada agreed to license MedGenome's patented cancer immunotherapy solution OncoPept to develop biomarkers for their drug candidates against immune modulators to treat cancer. ... read..

Sugary drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat
New York | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Consuming a sugar-sweetened drink like fruit juices with a high-protein meal including lean meat, chicken, fish and dairy products may negatively affect energy balance, alter food preferences and cause the body to store more fat, according to a study. ... read..

Chicken biscuits, tulsi bars developed by DRDO
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Various nutritious and protein-rich food items have been developed by the DRDO for security personnel deployed at high altitude and snow-bound areas, Parliament was informed on Friday. ... read..

Haryana to bring 'fixed service' for medical students
Chandigarh | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Students passing out of government medical colleges in Haryana will now be required to do a fixed period of service in government hospitals of the state, state Health Minister Anil Vij said on Friday. ... read..

Cow antibodies bring hope for effective AIDS vaccine soon
Washington | Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
In a significant find, a team of researchers has reported for the first time elicitation of powerful, HIV-blocking antibodies in cows in a matter of weeks -- a process that usually takes years in humans -- paving the way for developing a broadly effective ... read..

Vigilance probe begins into Kerala medical scam, CPI-M targets BJP (Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Even as an official state vigilance probe began on Friday into an alleged medical college scam involving BJP leaders in Kerala, the CPI-M's Kerala unit has sought a probe by a national agency alleging BJP national leaders are also involved. ... read..

CAG finds several shortcomings in NRHM implementation
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The CAG has discovered several shortcomings in the implementation of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) including financial mismanagement, shortage of doctors and paramedical staff and non-availability of essential drugs in healthcare centres. ... read..

CAG raps Railways for serving foodstuff 'unsuitable' for consumption (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The CAG on Friday came down heavily on the Railways saying cleanliness and hygiene were not being maintained in catering units at stations and in trains and it was serving foodstuff unsuitable for human consumption. ... read..

Odisha seeks Anganwadi Centre in every hamlet
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested at least one Anganwadi Centre or Mini-Anganwadi Centre for every hamlet in the tribal areas irrespective of population. ... read..

CAG raps Railways for serving foodstuff 'unsuitable' for consumption
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The CAG on Friday came down heavily on the Railways saying that cleanliness and hygiene were not being maintained in catering units at stations and in trains and it was serving foodstuff unsuitable for human consumption. ... read..

Higher sun exposure may up risk of eye freckles
London | Friday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST
A higher lifetime exposure to sunlight may increase the risk of developing eye freckles or dark spots on the coloured part of the eye (iris), researchers warned. ... read..

Tool that uses Google Search data to track dengue
San Francisco | Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Researchers have developed an analytical tool that combines Google Search data with government-provided clinical input to quickly track dengue in less-developed countries. ... read..

A big breakfast daily may help you stay slim
New York | Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Want to reduce that ever-burgeoning waistline? Make breakfast the largest meal of the day as it may help maintain your body mass index (BMI), researchers say. ... read..

S. Korea cancels plan to measure THAAD's radar wave emission
Seoul | Friday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
The South Korean Defence Ministry on Friday cancelled plans to measure electromagnetic waves emitted from the radar of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system deployed in the country's southeast region. ... read..

Avoiding smoking, obesity, alcohol may up life expectancy
London | Friday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
Want to add years to your life? People who quit smoking, reduce weight and refrain from heavy alcohol intake are likely to live seven years longer in good health than the general population, a study has showed. ... read..

Vigilance probe begins into Kerala medical scam
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
An official probe began on Friday into an alleged medical college scam involving BJP leaders in Kerala. ... read..

New PET-CT scan offers more accurate detection of rare heart condition
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A team of researchers has come up with a new imaging technique that can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis much more accurately than traditional tests. ... read..

Are some people genetically programmed to be depressed?
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
It's a sombre thought, but it seems that some of us are born more likely to be depressed. ... read..

Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha literature attribute important health benefits to almonds
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India] | July 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Ayurveda is a form of alternative medicine which seeks to treat and integrate body, mind and spirit using a comprehensive holistic approach especially by emphasizing diet, herbal remedies, exercise, meditation, breathing, and physical therapy. ... read..

App helps Kashmiri woman become pregnant after 7 years
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 1:45:04 AM IST
A young Kashmiri woman who was unable to conceive for the last seven years has got pregnant after receiving medical advices from doctors of Sir Ganga Ram hospital on a smartphone app. ... read..

Musician plays guitar during brain surgery in Bengaluru
Bengaluru | Friday, 2017 1:45:04 AM IST
A 37-year-old musician played guitar while a nerve disorder in his brain was stimulated at a private hospital in the city recently, said a neurosurgeon on Thursday. ... read..

Arab League urges world to save Yemen from cholera outbreak
Cairo | Thursday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
The Arab League (AL) warned on Thursday against the growing cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen, urging the international community to respond to the pleas of UN organisations to control the epidemic. ... read..

Rescued after 13 days, traumatised Delhi doctor thanks police
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
A day after he was rescued from kidnappers who held him hostage for 13 days, 29-year-old Sreekanth struggled to find words as he faced questions on Thursday evening. ... read..

CBI arrests Delhi municipal official for taking bribe
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
The CBI has arrested a Delhi Municipal Corporation official on the charge of accepting Rs 10,000 in bribe for the grant of a licence for a meat shop, an official said on Thursday. ... read..

Cut smoking, reduce stress to ward off dementia: Lancet
New York | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Managing lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world's dementia cases, a Lancet study has claimed. ... read..

New 3-D printed water sensor may cut risk of waterborne illness
Toronto | Thursday, 2017 5:15:06 PM IST
Using a 3D printer, researchers have designed a tiny and cost-effective sensor that can monitor drinking water quality in real time and help protect against waterborne illness, such as E. coli infections. ... read..

Indian government helping develop homeopathy in Ghana
Accra | Thursday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
The Indian government is partnering with a Ghanaian company to build capacity of the country's professionals in providing homeopathic education and treatment and recently sent two experts from the Ministry of Ayush to train doctors and staff at the compan ... read..

Moderate exercise in pregnancy may cut C-sec risk
London | Thursday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
Indulging in moderate intensity aerobics exercises and stationary cycling during pregnancy may decrease the risk of having a caesarean section (C-sec) or developing diabetes, a study has shown. ... read..

A dirty stethoscope may spread superbug infections
New York | Thursday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
If your doctor is monitoring you with unhygienic stethoscopes, chances are that you may contract infections by antibiotic-resistant superbugs, researchers have warned. ... read..

Indian poultry farms breeding antibiotic-resistant pathogens
Washington/New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
High levels of antibiotic-resistant pathogens in chickens raised for both meat and eggs on Indian farms are raising serious health concerns for humans, a team of researchers has warned. ... read..

Here's how social interaction can add years to cancer patients' lives
Washington D.C. [USA | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
When it comes to faring well after chemotherapy, a cancer patient's social interaction matters, according to a recent study. ... read..

New radiotherapy find offers hope to cancer patients
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
An exciting discovery in the cancer treatment is having dramatic results. ... read..

New strategy could yield more effective flu shots
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A boosting skin vaccination with a biodegradable microneedle patch and protein constructed from sequences of influenza virus subtypes could improve the effectiveness of conventional influenza vaccines, according to a recent study. ... read..

US Senator McCain diagnosed with brain tumour
Washington | Thursday, 2017 9:15:05 AM IST
US Senator and former Republican presidential candidate John McCain was diagnosed with a brain tumour, his office has said. ... read..

WHO calls for more tobacco control worldwide to save lives
Geneva | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 AM IST
Though the population worldwide protected by tobacco control measures has grown almost five-fold than ten years ago, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday called on countries to do more to prioritize these life-saving policies. ... read..

Revealed! Best time to sleep to wake up feeling refreshed
London [UK] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The secret of a good night's sleep has finally been unveiled! ... read..

Israel plans hospital in Golan Heights for Syrians
Jerusalem | Thursday, 2017 5:45:04 AM IST
Israel plans a new field hospital along the demarcation line with Syria in the Golan Heights to treat patients from the war-hit country. ... read..

Less painful, cheaper spinal surgeries to push medical tourism: Experts
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
With the rise in the number of spinal surgeries by Indian hospitals at costs lesser those in western countries, health experts expect a surge in patients from abroad seeking similar surgeries in India. ... read..

Odisha's relief operations on war footing in flooded areas: Official
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
The Odisha government has taken up relief operations on a war footing in flood-ravaged areas of the state while naval helicopters have been requisitioned for air-dropping of food packets in affected areas, an official said on Wednesday. ... read..

Now, Mathrubhumi TV announces 'menstrual leave'
Kochi | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
The Mathrubhumi Group, a media conglomerate, on Wednesday announced an extra monthly leave to its women staff on the first day of their menstruation period after a similar leave policy was announced by Culture Machine, a Mumbai-based media company. ... read..

'Exercising after embryo transfer good for health'
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Contradicting the theory of mandatory rest after embryo transfer during an IVF cycle, a new research has revealed that resuming daily activities soon after the transfer helps in improving blood flow to the uterus and overall body. ... read..

Antibody-based test may differentiate Zika from other infections
New York | Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Scientists have developed a new antibody-based test that can help differentiate Zika virus infections from infections caused by similar viruses such as dengue and West Nile. ... read..

Binge drinking in adolescence may alter brain, affect memory
New York | Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Is your teenaged son a heavy alcohol user? Beware, he may be at risk of developing changes in brain structure and function which may further affect cognitive skills such as memory and attention, a study has shown. ... read..

Ebola virus persists in monkeys
New York | Wednesday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Researchers have found evidence of long-term Ebola viral persistence in rhesus monkeys who have survived the infections caused by the deadly disease and no longer show symptoms. ... read..

World's first kid with double hand transplant now plays baseball
New York | Wednesday, 2017 3:15:06 PM IST
Ten-year-old Zion Harvey from the US who underwent a double hand transplant two years back -- a first in a child -- can not only write, feed and dress today but is able to play baseball using both hands. ... read..

Anxiety drug may help you with fear of social rejection
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A team of researchers has found that low doses of anxiety disorder-reducing drug can help highly-anxious people overcome their fear of being over-looked and rejected socially. ... read..

Study finds new approach for designing proteins
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
As advances in DNA synthesis technology merge with improvements in computational design of new proteins, the stage is set for a new era of data-driven protein molecular engineering, a study has shown. ... read..

Why some women are more likely to feel depressed
New York | Wednesday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
A lesser menstrual cycle over the lifespan as well as earlier menopause may explain why only some women are vulnerable to the risk of depression, researchers say. ... read..

Researchers develop new technology to predict asthma attacks in kids!
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Good news! A new technology may help to non-invasively predict children or newborn at risk of an asthma attack. ... read..

Jharkhand doctors operate right kidney instead of left
Ranchi | Wednesday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
In a shocking incident, a patient's right kidney was operated upon instead of the left at a premier medical hospital here. ... read..

For this Buddhist monk, happiness is a sense of satisfaction within (IANS Interview)
Thimphu (Bhutan) | Wednesday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
He knows travel is the best teacher and when the destination is spirituality, the experience is more than just sightseeing. It helps you pack young and vibrant viewpoints in your intellectual bag of traditional Buddhist teachings. ... read..

Your poor sleep may increase risk of Alzheimer's: Study
Washington D.C. [USA] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Beware! Breathing problems during sleep may be a signal of an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease, warns a study. ... read..

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