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Can’t sleep? Productivity issue? Your mobile phone may be the problem

According to the survey, one in five women (19.5 per cent) and one in eight men (11.8 per cent) now lose sleep due to the time they spend on their mobile phone.
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A RANKING INDIA SHOULD NOT HAVE TOPPED

Some may justify this ranking by the fact that India is the second most populous country, however, that's not the case.

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Do you know you are eligible for free health check-ups? Find out how

With the rising healthcare costs and the increased occurrence of lifestyle-based ailments, it is advisable to undergo a health check-up at least once every year, suggest experts.

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Planning to buy a health insurance policy? 5 things to check before buying one

Depending on the individual or family’s needs, one must decide on the type of policy to buy. Find out the key factors to consider prior to purchasing a health insurance policy

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6 Lakh people benefitted under Ayushman Bharat in 100 days of implementation

The number of patients has doubled since the launch of the scheme on Sept 23rd. Remedial care and assistance is provided in more than 1350 deadly diseases, under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-J

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Don’t want your health insurance claim to be rejected? Know the disclosures you need to make

The insurance company understands the nature of risk and calculates the premium to cover that risk at the time of underwriting a policy

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Why it makes sense to buy a separate Cancer Cover; Find out

Cancer covers offer higher sum assured than regular health insurance policies, along with stage-based payouts

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AIIMS physiotherapy dept to get a robotic boost

Attended by more than 600 delegates from different parts of India and abroad, the two-day conference was inaugurated by Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Saturday.

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Lt Governor has ‘constitutional duty’ to ensure implementation of ESMA against striking DTC workers: Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday sought Lt Governor Anil Baijal's direction to the Delhi Police to ensure implementation of the ESMA in the wake of the strike by DTC workers, saying he has the

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First-ever 3-in-1 vaccine to fight traveller’s diarrhoea that kill over 100,000 children under age 5 every year

The vaccine designed by Mario Monteiro from the University of Guelph in Canada combines proteins from pathogenic E coli with sugars from Shigella and Campylobacter jejuni.

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Diabetes may begin over 20 years before diagnosis, says study

Early signs of type 2 diabetes can be identified more than 20 years before diagnosis, according to a study. Researchers, including those from Shinshu University in Japan, tracked over 27,000 non-diabe

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Ayushman Bharat will bring paradigm shift in country’s health sector: JP Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Sunday said the Centre's flagship Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission will bring a paradigm shift in the country's health sector.

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Exposure to arsenic, lead may up heart disease risk: Study

Exposure to arsenic, lead, copper and cadmium may significantly increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, a study has found.

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Want to shed flab? Change your breakfast, dinner timings: Study

Modest changes to breakfast and dinner timings can reduce body fat, lowering the risk of developing obesity and related diseases, according to a study.

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This common weed may lead to new antibiotics

Scientists have discovered chemical substances antibiotic propertied on the leaf of a common field weed, paving the way for development of new drugs.

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Magnetic surgical cement can heal spinal fractures

Scientists have developed a magnetised surgical cement that can be used to heal spinal fractures, and deliver drugs to hard-to-reach areas.

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57,000 newborns die of drug-resistant sepsis in India annually: Study

About 57,000 newborn babies in India die annually due to drug-resistant sepsis, according to a study which found that the increased use of over-the-counter antibiotics without prescriptions is leading

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Scientists identify protein that boosts survival in colon cancer patients

Scientists have identified a protein that boosts survival rates in colon cancer patients and could be targeted to treat the deadly disease.

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Daily exercise may cut heart attack risk even in polluted areas: Study

Regular physical activity may reduce the risk of heart attack, even in areas with moderate-to-high levels of traffic pollution, a study claims.

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New wearable patch sensor to boost diagnoses for heart rhythm disorder

A wearable patch that acts like a sensor can effectively improve the diagnosis rate for heart rhythm disorder without interfering with routine activities, scientists have found.

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Zika virus may cause miscarriages, stillbirths without any symptoms

Pregnancy loss due to Zika infections that do not show any symptoms may be a common but unrecognised cause of miscarriages and stillbirths, raising concerns that the complications could be more common

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Exercise crucial for good health in depression patients

Exercise may be just as crucial to a depression patient's good health as finding an effective antidepressant.

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Why West Bengal, Karnataka account for half of the country’s rabies cases

The National Health Profile 2018 which was released recently, shows that over half of India's Rabies cases are reported from just two states - West Bengal and Karnataka.

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How healthy is India? Here is what National Health Profile 2018 says about India’s wellness

India has one allopathic government doctor for every 11,082 residents, 11 times more than the WHO recommended doctor-population ratio of 1:1000.

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