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Scientists have identified a bacteria in the digestive tracts of elite runners and rowers which aids their performance, an advance that can help develop improved probiotic supplements for athletes.
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Besides contributing to weight gain in adults, energy dense foods such as hamburgers and pizza may also increase risk of cancer, suggests new research.
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In the survey, it was found that about 57% of the patients were 'happy' with their overall experience at the hospitals.
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Good news! Vaping is safer, as a study recently reveals that adults who use e-cigarettes daily were three times more likely to quit cigarettes compared to those who have never tried e-cigarettes.
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The country's premier medical institute is planning to do away with charges on diagnostic procedures like blood tests, ultrasound and X-rays, among others which cost less than Rs 500.
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Children who get more sleep are at lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a study published in a US journal has said.
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A Facebook post about an incident, in which a woman allegedly fell victim to a "flesh eating bacteria" on the popular Myrtle Beach of South Carolina, has horrified lakhs of users
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Early introduction to cow or buffalo milk may lead to several health complications in newborns, say experts who maintain there is no substitute to breastfeeding as mother's milk is the best source of nutrition for a baby
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Scientists have discovered how one of the most common antibiotic resistant bacteria found in hospitals causes life-threatening infections, an advance that will help develop new treatments against the superbug.
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The World Health Organisation today said India and countries in the South-East Asia region should enhance awareness and actions to eliminate hepatitis, which kills over 400,000 people in the area every year.
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The world's first child to receive a double hand transplant - a 10-year-old boy from the US - is now able to write, dress and even play baseball, say doctors, declaring the pioneering surgery a success.
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An Indian-American professor and her team have developed a new handheld, lowcost device that will soon check cervical cancer without using a painful speculum.
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Taking a brisk walk or engaging in other moderate-intensity physical activities may help slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease in people who are already at a risk of developing the disorder, a study claims.
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Niti Aayog has shortlisted five states, including Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, for a programme to build future 'role model' states in terms of better healthcare system, while it named Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and three others for the education sector makeover.
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The Centre has launched a special drive to reach out to nearly 12 crore under-five children within a fortnight to reduce child deaths from diarrhoea, which kills 1.1 lakh children in India every year.
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Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh said that earlier the state had no transfer policy and the doctors were transferred in cities depending on how much they 'spend'
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For 63-year-old Kumar Shahani, a weight loss surgery has helped alleviating the risk of pulmonary embolism, a potentially fatal condition that he had developed wherein a blood clot got lodged in an artery of his lung, blocking blood flow to part of the vital organ.
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Richer states also generally have a higher prevalence rates of diabetes. The areas surveyed had an average rate of diabetes at 7.3 percent. As per the study, Chandigarh at 13.6 percent has the highest rate of diabetes while Bihar at 4.3 percent has the lowest rate of diabetes in the nation.
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Here is some important information for all parents across the globe in connection with the development of their children.
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New research led by an Indian-origin scientist has found how protein that collects in the brain of persons with Alzheimer's disease penetrates the cell membranes.
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Ranking above HIV and malaria, health experts on the occasion of World Tuberculosis day, called for an increase in public awareness on the rising cases of TB among children.
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Low back pain is a major problem, ranked as the highest contributor to disability in the world, researchers said.
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High blood sugar levels may not only cause diabetes, but also lead to Alzheimer's disease, say scientists who have found that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of the neurodegenereative disease.
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A drug used for treating obesity, along with proper diet and exercise, may reduce the risk of diabetes by up to 80 per cent - especially in patients who are predisposed to develop the disease, a new global study has claimed.
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The Arthroscopic Latarjet procedure for the treatment of dislocation of shoulder, a common sports injury, will be introduced in India tomorrow at the Sports Injury Centre, Safdarjung Hospital here.
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