Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Samsung's new ultrasound device delivers 3D images of foetuses
Seoul | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Tuesday said it has developed a new ultrasound image processing engine to deliver three-dimensional pictures of various organs or of foetuses. ... read..


Workshop held for advancement of Indian Optometry
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India] | June 19, 2018 3:41:37 PM IST
A workshop was recently organised for vision care professionals in Dharamshala to raise the standards of Indian Optometry. ... read..


Plant-based diets can help diabetes patients: Study
New York | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:06 PM IST
Plant-based diets can be beneficial for diabetes as a new study has found that it may improve glycemic control, cholesterol and lead to weight loss in people with Type 2 diabetes. ... read..


Delhi Minister Jain shifted to hospital
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 11:20:53 AM IST
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who was on an indefinite hunger since Tuesday, was shifted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital here late on Sunday night, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said. ... read..


This new technique could improve arthritis treatment
Washington D.C. [USA] | June 19, 2018 7:41:35 AM IST
A new 3D imaging analysis technique could lead to improvements in the arthritis treatment, a recent revealed. ... read..


Here's how to reduce pain in knee osteoarthritis
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 19, 2018 6:41:48 AM IST
Experts have decoded the hack to reduce pain for individuals with knee osteoarthritis. ... read..


Type 2 diabetes may be an indication of pancreatic cancer
Washington D.C. [USA] | June 19, 2018 6:41:45 AM IST
Turns out, a recent-onset type 2 diabetes may be early expression of pancreatic cancer. ... read..


Girl from Punjab's backward area tops AIIMS entrance
Chandigarh | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Eliza Bansal, 17, from Punjab's backward area of Lehragaga in Sangrur district has topped in the entrance examination for the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. ... read..


AIIMS declares MBBS entrance results; girls bag top three ranks
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday declared the results of its 2018 MBBS entrance exam for the 800 seats at the hospital's nine campuses across the country. The top three ranks were bagged by girls. ... read..


SC slams Bihar for poor condition of medical colleges
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 10:15:07 PM IST
With some medical colleges run by the Bihar government found to be deficient in facilities and declared unfit for further admissions, the Supreme Court on Monday slammed the state government, saying: "You are going to treat human beings, not animals." ... read..


Doctors beaten up in Chhattisgarh hospital, four youth held
Raipur | Monday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST
Four youth were arrested for beating up doctors at the Bhimrao Ambedkar Government Hospital here on Monday after a youth, who had come there for treatment, and his friends had a spat with the medical staff, police said. ... read..


Novel 3D technique may improve arthritis treatment
London | Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Researchers have developed a new algorithm to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis that could allow the effectiveness of new treatments to be assessed more accurately. ... read..


WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition
Geneva | Monday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
The World Health Organization (WHO) has now included "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition in its International Classification of Diseases (ICD). ... read..


AI helps radio journalist regain voice
London | Monday, 2018 5:15:07 PM IST
A US radio journalist who had lost his voice two years ago due to a rare neurological condition has regained the ability to speak, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the media reported. ... read..


Your kids' obesity may up knee, hip osteoarthritis risk later
London | Monday, 2018 5:15:07 PM IST
If your son or daughter is obese during childhood then he or she could be at an increased risk of developing knee and hip osteoarthritis later, new research has found. ... read..


Millennials at diabetes, cancer risk in middle age
London | Monday, 2018 4:45:07 PM IST
Owing to stressful jobs and relationships, millennials, or those born between 1980s and 2000, could be at a higher risk of developing diabetes, cancer, heart diseases, than their parents, researchers say. ... read..


Nigerian teen takes first steps after being bedridden for two years
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | June 18, 2018 4:41:40 PM IST
For over 2.5 years, 19-year-old Zinatu Umar, a schoolgirl from Nigeria, was left bedridden following a near fatal car accident in September 2016. ... read..


Valuing gluten-free foods associated with health behaviours
Washington D.C. [USA] | June 18, 2018 4:41:35 PM IST
Young adults, who value gluten-free foods, are more likely to engage in healthier eating habits, finds a study. ... read..


How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use
Toronto | Monday, 2018 3:45:06 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases. ... read..


Poland celebrates 4th International Yoga Day
Warsaw | Monday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Around three thousand people on Sunday celebrated the Fourth International Yoga Day in Poland, a country where yoga has almost become a way of life for many citizens. ... read..


How gut bacteria leads to depression, anxiety
New York | Monday, 2018 1:45:07 PM IST
Gut bacteria plays a key role in infusing negative feelings in the brains of obese people, causing depression and anxiety, researchers say. ... read..


Human brains work in silent gaps created between neuron spikes
Augusta, (Georgia) [USA] | June 18, 2018 12:41:36 PM IST
The human brain works on comparative silence that is created between every neuron spikes, according to a recent study, ... read..


Muscle strength in girls linked to vitamin D level
Washington D.C. [USA] | June 18, 2018 12:41:34 PM IST
Girls with high level of vitamin D have stronger muscles, finds a study. ... read..


Gene therapy could restore hand function after spinal cord injury
London | Monday, 2018 10:20:53 AM IST
Researchers have tested a new gene therapy that has shown potential to help people with spinal cord injuries to re-learn skilled hand movements. ... read..


'Incredibles 2': US theatres to issue strobe light warning
Los Angeles | Monday, 2018 10:20:53 AM IST
Moviegoers seeing "Incredibles 2" in the US will now be warned about the flashing lights used in the film and their potentially triggering effect. ... read..


Odisha shouldn't oppose Ayushman Bharat for mere politics: Pradhan
Bhubaneswar | Monday, 2018 10:20:53 AM IST
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the Odisha government should not oppose the Ayushman Bharat scheme, popularly known as Modicare, for mere political reasons. ... read..


Gut microbes may contribute to depression in obesity
Washington D.C. [U.S.A] | June 18, 2018 7:11:22 AM IST
Turns out, Gut microbes may contribute to depression and anxiety in obesity. ... read..


10 Delhi gurdwaras implement food safety standards for langar
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Community kitchens (langars) in 10 major Delhi gurdwaras have implemented the food safety and hygiene standards set by food regulator FSSAI to make healthy food accessible to everyone. ... read..


New subtype of prostate cancer identified
New York | Sunday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about seven per cent of patients with advanced disease. ... read..


Rahul slams Modi over 2015 promise in Odisha
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday flayed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to keep his 2015 promise to upgrade a general hospital in Odisha's Rourkela to a super-speciality hospital-cum-medical college. ... read..


Opioids may raise risk of fracture nonunion
Washington D.C. [USA] | June 17, 2018 4:11:42 PM IST
Chronic use of certain medications like opioids, a pain relieving drug may be a significant and substantial risk factor for fracture nonunion. ... read..


Screening of swollen aorta harmful for older men
Washington D.C. [USA] | June 17, 2018 4:11:36 PM IST
Turns out, the screening of a ballooning and weakened area in the aorta in the abdomen can harm older men. ... read..


Early RA treatment may cut down death rates
Washington D.C. [USA] | June 17, 2018 2:41:29 PM IST
Early and intensive treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) has long-term benefits including the normalisation of mortality to levels consistent with the general population. ... read..


Experts share recommendations to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis
New Delhi [India] | June 17, 2018 2:41:26 PM IST
The 10th meeting of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GAELF) concluded recently with Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Vikas Sheel urging all partners to come out of silos, integrate efforts and implement the f ... read..


Obesity, smoking roadblocks in successful arthritis treatment
Toronto | Sunday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
Obesity in women and smoking among men could be major factors behind not achieving remission in rheumatoid arthritis, despite early treatment, researchers say. ... read..


Sleep quantity, quality linked to heart health in adolescents: Study
Washington | Sunday, 2018 4:45:04 AM IST
Both quantity and quality of sleep in adolescents had significant effects on aspects of cardiovascular health such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and abdominal fat deposition, according to a study published in the latest issue of Pediatrics. ... read..


Novel stretchable e-skin can heal itself
Riyadh | Saturday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Scientists have developed an electronic skin that can "feel" and heal itself, an advance that could be used in prosthetics, drug-infused wound patches and wearable technology. ... read..


High Vitamin D levels may reduce breast cancer risk
New York | Saturday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Higher levels of Vitamin D among women may reduce their risk of developing breast cancer post menopause, claimed a new study. ... read..


How food ads intensify unhealthy cravings
New York | Saturday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
The backgrounds and situations portrayed in a food advertisement influence consumers to buy unhealthy foods and could be a reason why people around the world are increasingly prone to overeating and excessive weight gain, researchers say. ... read..


New robotic system may boost Parkinson's treatment
Hong Kong | Saturday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Scientists have developed a robotic system that can perform brain surgeries within a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner to facilitate the treatment of Parkinson's disease and other neuropsychiatric disorders. ... read..


Childhood stress makes your brain mature faster: Study
London | Saturday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Stress in early childhood due to negative experiences -- such as illness or divorce of parents -- may lead to faster maturation of certain brain regions,during adolescence, a new study suggests. ... read..


Backgrounds in food adverts matter a lot
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 16, 2018 6:11:34 PM IST
Turns out, backgrounds and situations in food advertisement say a lot about how the advertisement is going to be perceived by the audience. ... read..


This study can better cancer treatments
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 16, 2018 6:11:34 PM IST
A new analysis has been found, which can reveal new cancer treatments, a new study has claimed. ... read..


NE health ministers discuss NEIGRIHMS issues with Nadda
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 10:20:53 AM IST
Health ministers of northeastern states on Thursday sought intervention of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda into the shortage of faculty members in the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGR ... read..


More the Vitamin D, lesser the breast cancer risk
Washington D.C [USA] | June 16, 2018 6:41:25 AM IST
You may want to start consuming vitamin D-rich diet, as according to a recent study, doing so can cut your breast cancer risk. ... read..


Vajpayee'e health continues to improve: AIIMS
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, undergoing treatment for urinary tract infection and chest congestion, continued to show improvement on the fourth day at AIIMS, the hospital said on Friday. ... read..


Distant moons may be habitable
Washington D.C [USA] | June 15, 2018 9:11:30 PM IST
Not just planets, now distant moons may harbour life, finds a study. ... read..


Gene variants behind kidney disease in kids identified
London | Friday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Genetic variants found in regions that are involved in regulation of the immune response may be responsible for a type of kidney disease among kids, a new study has shown. ... read..


'Over 70 lakh Indian senior citizens abused last year'
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Young India's population of senior citizens is also rapidly rising - and so is the number of cases of abuse inflicted on them mostly by people from whom there is an expectation of trust. Last year, around six per cent of India's elderly population, or ove ... read..


The Elders' delegation to visit a Delhi mohalla clinic
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
A team from The Elders -- an international NGO former by South African statesman Nelson Mandela comprising noted public figures -- has sought to meet Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and also proposed to visit a mohalla clinic here. ... read..


Brain values foods loaded with fats and carbs
New York | Friday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Ever wondered why you tend to buy processed foods such as fries, sausages, bacon, ham or ready meals, even if the cost is high? ... read..


High Vitamin D linked with strong muscles in girls
London | Friday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Girls with high levels of vitamin D levels are likely to have strong muscle strength than their counterparts with low levels of the sunshine vitamin, which may prevent osteoporosis, finds a study. ... read..


Start your day early to cut depression
New York | Friday, 2018 6:15:24 PM IST
If you are an early riser, you are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to researchers. ... read..


Gout may up dementia risk in elders: Study
New York | Friday, 2018 6:15:10 PM IST
Elderly people suffering from gout may have 17-20 per cent higher risk of dementia, suggests a new study by a team that includes an Indian-origin researcher. ... read..


High Vitamin D levels associated with low colon cancer risk
New York | Friday, 2018 6:15:10 PM IST
Consuming a Vitamin D rich diet is not only beneficial for your bones but can also keep colorectal or colon cancer at bay, a new study shows. ... read..


Farhan supports campaign to fight non-communicable diseases
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar is leading Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and Amar Gandhi Foundations' public health campaign to create awareness about non-communicable diseases. ... read..


How childhood stress impacts brain's growth
Washington D.C. [USA] | June 15, 2018 6:11:22 PM IST
Childhood stress can cause faster maturation of brain during adolescence, finds a study. ... read..


Who's responsible for marine litter?
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 15, 2018 4:11:28 PM IST
Turns out, the general public is more responsible for global concerns such as increasing litter in water bodies than industries and retailers. ... read..


Arthritis in pregnancy linked to premature birth
Taipei | Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Babies born to women suffering from rheumatoid arthritis during pregnancy are likely to have low birth weight and be premature, according to researchers. ... read..


Gene critical for male sex development identified
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 15, 2018 11:41:23 AM IST
A group of scientists from the Northwestern University has identified a key enhancer of Sox9 - a gene critical for male sex development. ... read..


Here's how adults can beat nightmare disorder
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 15, 2018 10:41:23 AM IST
Many people suffer from nightmare disorder, also known as 'dream anxiety disorder', where sleep is hampered by frequent nightmares. ... read..


Boozing can harm teen bone health
Washington D.C [USA] | June 15, 2018 8:41:28 AM IST
A recent study has found that teenage girls who regularly binge drink may have weaker bones for rest of their lives. ... read..


Financial literacy can keep you out of hospital
Washington D.C [USA] | June 15, 2018 8:41:28 AM IST
Those with higher financial literacy are at lower risk of being hospitalised, according to a recent study. ... read..


Waking up early can keep the blues away
Washington D.C [USA] | June 15, 2018 6:41:24 AM IST
Turns out, keeping depression at bay can be as easy as getting out of the bed early. ... read..


Flavoured additives in e-cigarettes can cause heart damage
Washington D.C. [USA] | June 14, 2018 10:11:45 PM IST
Flavoured additives used in electronic cigarettes can impair blood vessel function and lead to heart damage, a new study revealed. ... read..


Young diabetics more at risk of Parkinson's: Study
London | Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Young adults with Type-2 diabetes may be at increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life, according to a study. ... read..


After three-month absence, Parrikar back in Goa (Lead)
Panaji | Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
After three months of treatment in a US hospital for advanced pancreatic cancer, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar returned to the state on Thursday. ... read..


20 states sign MoU for Modicare, success hinges on participation: Nadda
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
As 20 states signed MoUs on Thursday to launch Ayushman Bharat, popularly called Modicare, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said the success of the world's largest government-run health scheme hinges upon active participation of the states. ... read..


More men turning to plastic surgery to enhance looks: Study
New York | Thursday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
If you thought that only women go under the knife for beauty enhancement, think again. According to a study, there has been an increase in cosmetic procedures in men, both young and old, from liposuction, tummy tucks, breast reductions to botox. ... read..


Oral antifungal drug not linked with high risk of stillbirth
London | Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Maternal intake of oral antifungal drug during pregnancy is not linked to an increased risk of stillbirth, say researchers. ... read..


Saturated foods may reduce stress coping skills
New York | Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
If your adolescent children are in the habit of consuming saturated foods including butter, cheese, beef, pork or processed meats like salami, they are less likely to have stress coping skills in adulthood, warn researchers. ... read..


Move closer to God for better sleep quality
New York | Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Finding it hard to get a proper night sleep? A higher religious involvement can reduce stress levels and lead to healthier sleep outcomes, say researchers. ... read..


Binge drinking in teenage may affect girls' bone mass
New York | Thursday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Girls who binge on alcohol may fail to reach their peak bone mass, increasing their risk of fractures in adulthood as well as osteoporosis -- a condition in which bones become weak and brittle, according to researchers. ... read..


Stay indoors, wear masks in dusty Delhi: Doctors
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Doctors on Thursday strongly recommended wearing masks and staying indoors as the air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR) suddenly deteriorated to severe levels due to a dust storm that began on Wednesday and is likely to persist till Friday. ... read..


Rejecting Ayushman Bharat, Odisha to implement own scheme
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST
The Odisha government on Thursday said it will not implement the Ayushman Bharat, the Central government's ambitious health insurance scheme but the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' which was announced two days ago. ... read..


Smartphones during family time may impact kids' emotional well-being
New York | Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Do you spend more time on your smartphones or watching television and engage less in family activities at home? Beware, your child's social-emotional well-being could be at stake. ... read..


Antipsychotic drugs can up diabetes, obesity risk among youth
New York | Thursday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Prescribing antipsychotic drugs to children and adolescents, even for short-term, can cause weight gain and the risk of developing diabetes, researchers have warned. ... read..


Facebook launches blood donations centre for 217 mn Indian users
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
To encourage its 217 million users in India donate blood for the needy, Facebook on Thursday launched a new blood donations centre on its platform that shows people opportunities to donate in their city, including nearby blood donation events, requests fo ... read..


World Blood Donor Day: All you need to know
New Delhi [India] | June 14, 2018 1:41:40 PM IST
The phrase 'every drop counts' applies not just to water, but to another aspect of human life as well - blood donation. ... read..


Smoke up does not make psychiatric patients suicidal
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 14, 2018 10:11:27 AM IST
It has been long considered that cannabis leads to an increase in suicidal behaviour among patients with psychiatric disorders. ... read..


Diabetes not good for people with severe mental illness
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 14, 2018 10:11:23 AM IST
Diabetes is deadlier for people with severe mental illness that it is for mentally stable people, a new research has claimed. ... read..


Satellites document alarming ice loss in Antarctica
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 14, 2018 10:11:23 AM IST
A new research provides an insight into the southernmost continent's response to climate warming, and the results are shocking, harrowing, and concerning. ... read..


Automated robotic device developed for faster blood testing
New York | Thursday, 2018 9:50:55 AM IST
Researchers have developed an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results and allows health care practitioners to spend more time treating patients. ... read..


Parrikar to meet council of ministers on June 15
Panaji | Thursday, 2018 9:50:55 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is expected to return from the US on Thursday, has summoned cabinet ministers for a meeting on Friday, a cabinet Minister in the BJP-led coalition government said on Wednesday. ... read..


Can sleeping more affect your heart?
Seoul | Thursday, 2018 9:50:55 AM IST
If you thought that only less hours of sleep would affect your health, then you are wrong. Sleeping more than 10 hours per day is also associated with metabolic syndrome, raising the risk for heart diseases, according to a new study. ... read..


Swiss Parliament says no to cannabis use in scientific studies
Geneva | Thursday, 2018 9:50:53 AM IST
The Swiss Parliament has rejected a motion to allow the use of cannabis in scientific studies investigating the drug's effects. ... read..


How middle-age hypertension raises dementia risk later
London | Thursday, 2018 9:50:53 AM IST
A high blood pressure level but still below the usual threshold for treating hypertension can put 50-year-olds at increased risk of developing dementia later, revealed a study led by an Indian-origin researcher. ... read..


Prenatal interaction with baby important for development
London | Thursday, 2018 9:50:53 AM IST
A new study has shown that prenatal interaction is associated with the development of the child in their later years. ... read..


Trump's chief economic adviser discharged from hospital
Washington | Thursday, 2018 4:45:04 AM IST
Larry Kudlow, chief economic adviser for US President Donald Trump, has been released from hospital after a heart attack, the White House said. ... read..


India launches accelerated plan to eliminate elephantiasis
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Wednesday said India has made much progress in eliminating lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) as he launched an accelerated plan for its elimination at the start of a three-day global meet of 72 endemic countries. ... read..


Cabinet approves agreement with France on science, health research
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an agrrement between the ICMR and France's INSERM for cooperation in the field of medical, life science and health research, an official statement said. ... read..


Vajpayee fine, likely to fully recover in few days: AIIMS (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, undergoing treatment for urinary tract infection, is showing "significant" improvement and would be able to "fully recover" in the next few days, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said on Wednesday. ... read..


Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk
London | Wednesday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
While smoking and diabetes have long been known to increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, researchers have warned that it can clog brain region crucial to memory, increasing the risk for dementia. ... read..


Ebook on maternal mental health released
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
In a bid to create awareness among medical professionals and new parents, not-for-profit organisation White Swan Foundation on Wednesday released an ebook on maternal mental health. ... read..


Neuroscientists decode brain of blind patient who can see motion
Toronto | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
In an extremely rare case, neuroscientists have mapped the brain of a Scottish woman who is blind but has developed the remarkable ability to see objects in motion, an advance that reveals how visual and cognitive functions go together. ... read..


Himachal to start admissions for Hamirpur medical college
Shimla | Wednesday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to admit the first batch of 100 students in Dr Radhakrishnan Government Medical College in Hamirpur town. ... read..


Modi's fitness tweet: Gehlot questions PM's seriousness
Jaipur | Wednesday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted a video of his health regimen, Congress leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot questioned his seriousness towards governance. ... read..


How breast milk prevents food allergies
Toronto | Wednesday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
The unique composition of complex sugars in breast milk may prevent future food allergies in childhood, a benefit not found in infant formula, thus underscoring their potential for therapeutic interventions, say researchers. ... read..


Novel AI-based platform diagnoses Zika with 95% accuracy
Sao Paulo | Wednesday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Brazilian scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that can diagnose Zika and other pathogens from patients' blood with over 95 per cent accuracy. ... read..


Vajpayee fine, likely to fully recover in few days: AIIMS
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is responding well to treatment and is likely to fully recover in a few days, the AIIMS said on Wednesday. ... read..


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