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WHO, Health Ministry working on 'preparedness plan' on Ebola

World Health Organisation (WHO) is working with Health Ministry to formulate a 'preparedness plan'.....

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Breastfeeding tied to lower risk of postnatal depression
Mothers who breastfeed their babies are at a significantly lower risk of postnatal depression than t...

Laser device may end pin pricks for diabetics

Researchers have used a specialised laser to measure blood sugar, an advance that could allow...

'Bhindi' can increase shelf-life of ice cream

Extracts of the humble okra or 'bhindi' can help your ice cream last longer by acting as a stabilise...

Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity: Study

New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world's most remote...

Cold Shower: Ice Bucket Challenge

Fun begets charity: Donations pour in for ALS awareness as social media popularises stunt
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New molecule makes cancer self-destruct, could lead to new anti-cancer drugs
Scientists have developed a novel molecule that can cause cancer cells to self-destruct.
Kerala sets up medical desk in airports to screen for Ebola
Taking a serious view of Ebola outbreak in West African countries, Kerala Govt has set up special me...
Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug
Late Monday, the World Health Organization said 1,013 people had died in the Ebola outbreak in West ...
Ebola Drug: Facts about unproven drug
Ebola drug is a cocktail of specially engineered antibodies designed to target and inactivate the vi...
No symptom of Ebola in Tamil Nadu man; Govt says no need for panic
In the wake of state medical authorities screening a man who returned from an African country for Eb...
New molecule could lead to heart failure treatment
Researchers have discovered a previously unknown cardiac molecule that may be key to treating, and p...
Maharashtra resident with Ebola symptoms kept at isolation ward
A resident of Vasai in Maharashtra's Palghar district, who recently arrived here from Lagos in Niger...
Blood vessel gene could fight cancer, heart disease
Scientists have discovered a blood vessel-creating gene that could be used to combat cancer, heart d...
Modern Etiquette: Reading micro-expressions can reap rewards
Imagine if you could sit across the table from your boss, or a potential client.
Ebola virus: Why it's scary
There's no cure for Ebola hemorrhagic fever and more than half of people infected in this outbreak h...
Clinical trial to start soon on GSK Ebola vaccine
Drugmaker working on experimental vaccine with U.S. NIAID, phase I trial to start shortly but no gua...
Stress at work may up your risk of diabetes
Employees who are under a high level of pressure at work face about 45 per cent higher risk of devel...
New baby monitor predicts your baby's sleep habits
A new wearable baby monitor tracks your baby's sleeping patterns, conditions in the room and can pre...
Bizarre: Doctors pull out tooth from man's nose
In an unusual procedure, doctors have successfully pulled out a tooth - about half an inch long - gr...
Your Facebook photos may hold clues to your personality
Scientists have found that how you manage the photos on your Facebook profile may tell whether you a...
Man returning from Guinea under observation for Ebola virus
A 26-year-old man, who had returned from an African country, is under observation at a government ho...
The deadliest Ebola outbreak
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in recorded history is affecting right now Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guine...
CDC director: Scale of Ebola crisis unprecedented
The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is on pace to sicken more people than all other previous out...
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