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Dengue spreads wings in Lucknow
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Over 50 dengue cases have been reported in the Uttar Pradesh capital in the past one week, officials said Friday.Chief Medical Officer S.N.S. Yadav ruled out any major outbreak of the disease. But several private clinics and state-run hospitals say they have admitted many patients with low platelets and dengue symptoms.A doctor at a nursing home in Mahanagar told IANS: "We have many dengue...
Marital woes can make you fat   22 October, 2014
If you have a history of depression, picking up fights with your better half could increase the risk of obesity by altering how the body processes high-fat foods, says a new research."These findings not only identify how chronic stressors can lead to obesity, but also point to how important it is to treat mood disorders," said study lead author Jan Kiecolt-Glaser from the Ohio State...
'Heart attacks not connected to family history'   21 October, 2014
Your lifestyle choices and environment decide whether you will have a heart attack or not, not your genes, said a study.Researchers have found that heart attacks are not as connected to family history and genetics as may have been previously believed.These new findings may help those with a family history of coronary disease and diagnosed with narrow coronaries realise that heart attacks are not...
Viagra may protect your heart   20 October, 2014
An ingredient in Viagra not only can enhance the pleasure between the sheets but can also protect your heart, a study has found.A long-term daily treatment with Viagra can provide protection for the heart at different stages of heart disease with few side effects, the researchers reported."We found that this main ingredient in Viagra can be used as an effective, safe treatment for several...
India lagging behind in field of medical research: PM   20 October, 2014
Noting that India is way behind in the field of medical research, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said much more needs to be done and asked doctors passing out from AIIMS to give back to society which has "contributed" in making them what they are. He also asked doctors to work among the poor in far-flung areas at least for a week in a year. "You are so lucky to have studied in...
Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn's DNA   18 October, 2014
Mental compass relies on geometric relationship   17 October, 2014
Must-haves for a good night's sleep   15 October, 2014
Ebola threat unprecedented: UN   11 October, 2014
Eat wild tomatoes for better health   10 October, 2014
Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens   10 October, 2014
How binge drinking harms the liver   09 October, 2014
Cigarette packets to devote 85 percent space to warnings   15 October, 2014
US health worker tests positive for Ebola   13 October, 2014
Ebola cases could reach 10,000 per week: WHO   15 October, 2014
Govt to 'liberalise' criteria for approving medical colleges   15 October, 2014
Health insurance reduces mortality among poor   09 October, 2014
Ebola burial teams go on strike   09 October, 2014
New device can control heart failure   07 October, 2014
Dengue cases may be 300 times higher than reported   08 October, 2014
India has 6 mn unreported dengue cases: study   08 October, 2014
Eating poultry, fish may lower liver cancer risk   07 October, 2014
Spanish nurse tests positive for Ebola   07 October, 2014
Moderate alcohol intake affects sperm quality: Study   07 October, 2014
Three share Nobel prize for medicine   06 October, 2014
New drug may cure diabetes at source   06 October, 2014
Avoid air pollution to manage asthma   01 October, 2014
US govt confirms first case of Ebola   01 October, 2014
Nobel discovery opens window onto Alzheimer's   07 October, 2014
Over-weight? Blame it on gut bacteria   30 September, 2014
Scorpion venom to fight brain cancer   29 September, 2014
Ebola cases top 7,000 in West Africa: UN   03 October, 2014
How the brain reacts to faces   27 September, 2014
India set to run out of critical drug for HIV/AIDS project   01 October, 2014
How exercise keeps depression at bay   26 September, 2014
India's healthcare in dismal condition: Report   25 September, 2014
Stressed? Walk outdoor to boost spirit   24 September, 2014
A blood test to detect psychosis   23 September, 2014
Variation in heartbeats good for human health   23 September, 2014
Exercise may keep brain sharp in old age   22 September, 2014
Dengue cases in Delhi, NCR rise to 55   19 September, 2014
Insulin pumps capable of saving lives   18 September, 2014
Smoking linked with schizophrenia   17 September, 2014
Ebola could infect more than a million, US warns   24 September, 2014
India still leads in deaths among children below 5   16 September, 2014
A glass of milk daily good for your heart   16 September, 2014
New app designed to overcome jet lag   14 April, 2014
Lower testosterone good for relationships   12 April, 2014
Coconut dust used for germinating stronger seeds   12 April, 2014
Delhi HC orders segregation of healthy, junk items   23 April, 2014
How brain pays attention decoded   12 April, 2014
Movies put viewers' brains on same wavelength   11 April, 2014
Drinking milk may prevent arthritis in women   11 April, 2014
Apple iWatch to sport UV light sensor   09 April, 2014
Could mobile phones cause impotence?   08 April, 2014
Tobacco plant kills cancer cells?   07 April, 2014
Soon, blood test to identify the type of cancer   07 April, 2014
Small steps against vector-borne diseases   05 April, 2014
Vaccination alters your body odour   03 April, 2014
Drinking coffee cuts mortality risk from liver cirrhosis   03 April, 2014
Marriage is healthy for the heart: Study   29 March, 2014
Exercise prevents heart diseases: Study   29 March, 2014
New online tool calculates heart's age   27 March, 2014
Do intelligent people trust others more?   21 March, 2014
WHO to certify SE Asia as polio free   22 March, 2014
Dark chocolate's healthy effects from gut bacteria   21 March, 2014
Sleep loss means loss of brain cells   19 March, 2014
Build muscles for a long, healthy life   18 March, 2014
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