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Himalayan Viagra fuels gold rush in local Tibetans

Overwhelmed by people trying to cash-in on a prized medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra. (Reuters)

Overwhelmed by people trying to cash-in on a prized medicinal fungus...

Ebola may not be a deadly for everyone: study
Ebola may not be a deadly disease for everyone, suggests a new study...

WHO issues new guidance on Ebola protective gear

The UN health agency is updating its guidelines for health workers...

Heart diseases affect rural, urban people alike: Study

Despite lack of access to health care, people living in rural areas are at no greater risk of dying ...

Social media can help stop spread of HIV

Tweets and Facebook posts could be a new tool to help curb the spread of HIV.

Walking makes people happier, restores work-life balance

Walking regularly helps people restore their work life balance, makes them calmer, happier and more ...
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Harsh Vardhan seeks complete ban on e-cigarettes, ENDS
Favouring a complete ban on e-cigarettes and all products...
Scientists build 'mini-stomachs' in laboratory
Scientists using stem cells said today that they had built...
US embassy warns of 'very unhealthy' air quality in Delhi
US today termed as "very unhealthy" the air quality level in the national capital...
Experts sound alarm as diabetes fuels cases of tuberculosis
Diabetes weakens immune system, triples risk of TB; China, India have most cases of both diseases.
High milk intake tied to risk of early death
High levels of lactose and galactose sugar in milk could have a negative effect...
Now, Google exploring a way to search bodies for cancer, heart disease
Google X Lab is experimenting with having 'nanoparticles' hunt for signs of medical trouble...
US doctor: Quarantine can deter Ebola volunteers
The top infectious control doctor in the U.S. says mandatory quarantines of health care workers retu...
Mobile app helps track Ebola epidemic
A new mobile telephone based mapping service has been created in a bid to track Ebola...
New home test shakes up colon cancer screening
Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screenings can get a new home test...
Florida orders 21-day monitoring for Ebola
Gov. Rick Scott is ordering twice daily monitoring for anyone returning from places the federal Cent...
Making mistakes while learning good for memory: study
Making mistakes while learning can benefit memory and lead to the...
Cocoa can reverse age-related memory decline
Cocoa can reverse age-related memory decline in healthy older adults by improving brain function....
Menstrual and lunar cycles may be linked: study
Researchers have used a smartphone app to analyse menstrual cycles...
New device to monitor adverse effects of cancer drug
Scientists have developed a new portable device that can...
Apple that fizzes in mouth like soda
Scientists have created the world's first 'sparkling' apple that fizzes in the mouth when eaten...
Heart drug may treat paralysing disease: study
A drug used in the treatment of heart failure may be able...
Sound-powered tiny implantable chip to act as medical device
Stanford scientists are working on gen-next medical devices that would be implanted deep inside the ...
Feeling unwell or down! Listen to Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
British rock band Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is a good song for people to listen to if they feel un...
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