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Ebola outbreak reaches Senegal
The West African state of Senegal became the fifth country to be hit by the world's worst Ebola outbreak on Friday, while riots broke out in neighbouring Guinea's remote southeast where infection rates are rising fast.In the latest sign that the outbreak of the virus, which has already killed at least 1,550 people, is spinning out of control, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said that...
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Daily exercise can help delay ageing
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Ban e-cigarette sales to minors: WHO
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ON YOUR MARKS!
The marathon craze has caught on but running is no cakewalk. Inadequate training can lead to injuries. But let the risks not stop you in your tracks. Get set with the right technique, gear and diet, for fun and fitness on the go
Clear the junk
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Live healthy, stay young
While stressful events in life can accelerate the ageing process, following a healthy lifestyle can buffer...
Less sugar. Less salt, too
Friendlier fist bumps
Cool strategies
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New tool maps how drug abuse affects brain
In a first, researchers have developed a laser-based imaging tool to map how drug abuse disrupts blood flow...
Daily exercise can help delay ageing
Govt finalises health assurance programme
'Flight restrictions hamper Ebola response'
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Dr Ranjana Srivastava
Keep peace with your soul
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Vikas Tandon
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Communication skills a must
Life can be a roller-coaster ride for an anaesthesiologist. Apart from the emotional strain of conducting...
A confident smile is the best reward
No scope for error
Audiologist crucial in modern lifestyle
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Yoga Made Easy
Stretch for flexibility
The calf, hamstring (back of the thigh), gluteus maximus and the back muscles are inter connected. Here is a...
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freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
Let's be fair on fare
In the 1890s, my mother’s grandfather joined the Bengal Nagpur Railway. For my family, this began a four-generation association with the railways. He rose to become an assistant engineer, working in the area ...  »
grand slam  |  Sania Mirza
Quietly brilliant
It is unfortunate that one of India’s finest tennis players has played the last professional match of his career and is yet to be accorded the kind of hero’s farewell, which he so richly deserves, by ...  »
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