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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.
Aug 30, 2018
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.
Jul 29, 2018
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.
Jul 29, 2018
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
Jul 22, 2018
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.
Jul 21, 2018
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.
Jul 21, 2018
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.
Jul 11, 2018
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
Jul 03, 2018
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.
Jun 28, 2018
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.
Jun 26, 2018
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.
Jun 25, 2018
Falling maternal mortality: Mothered by primary care & public financing
Two messages come through from the Indian experience: First, strong primary health care is essential to achieve the maximum impact. Second, public financing is vital for infrastructure development, he
K Srinath Reddy
Jun 25, 2018
Yoga helps reduce severity of depression: AIIMS study
Yoga helps reduce the severity of depression by increasing levels of certain chemicals in the brain that maintain the sleep-wake cycle and regulate the mood, appetite and digestion, according to a rec
Jun 23, 2018
International Day of Yoga: Here is how to stay stress-free; check the common yoga protocol
The Ministry has also released a pledge to create awareness and spread the message, it reads, “I Pledge to make YOGA an Integral Part of my Daily Life."
Namit Singh Sengar
Jun 19, 2018
PhD mandatory for recruitment of university teachers from 2021-22, confirms Prakash Javadekar
Announcing the new regulations of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Javadekar said Academic Performance Indicators (API), which was resisted by many as research was made compulsory for college t
Jun 13, 2018
UNICEF lauds India for decline in maternal mortality ratio
UNICEF's India representative Yasmin Ali Haque has commended India's 'impressive progress' in reducing maternal deaths.
Jun 10, 2018
Nipah situation under control, no need for panic, says Union Health Minister JP Nadda
The outbreak in Kerala has become a serious political issue with opposition alleging the ruling CPI government of failing to control the situation.
Jun 05, 2018
No Nipah virus infection reported in Delhi
People "having a viral fever like symptoms with neck rigidity" have been asked to report to a health care facility immediately and also asked not to self-medicate.
May 31, 2018
Toll from Nipah virus rises to 16 in Kerala
According to the sources, the number of samples tested for Nipah virus is 196 of which 178 have tested negative.
May 31, 2018
Dengue alert: 15 cases reported in Delhi, mosquito-breeding found at 19,200 households
Three fresh cases of dengue have been reported in May, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the national capital this season to 15.
May 28, 2018
HPV vaccination not linked to risk of autoimmune disorders, says study
Taking the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV4) vaccination is not linked with increased risk of autoimmune disorders in girls, according to researchers.
May 28, 2018
Smart devices: The future of healthcare
An integration of at-home diagnostic devices, regular monitoring of chronic conditions and intelligent software allows one to take corrective actions specific to the individual’s body.
May 24, 2018
Old drug may help treat motor neurone disease, says study
Inherited MND is a rare form of the disease (5-10 per cent of total cases) that runs in families.
May 18, 2018
FM Arun Jaitley undergoes successful kidney transplant at Delhi’s AIIMS
Jaitley confirmed his illness on April 6 this year. His surgery was planned but was delayed due to medical parameters not favourable at that time.
May 14, 2018
Accelerate efforts to end rabies: WHO to India, South East Asian countries
Eight of the 11 member countries of WHO South-East Asia Region account for nearly 26,000 rabies deaths, 45 per cent of the global rabies toll.
May 03, 2018
Gurugram boy shows the ‘swachh’ way: How 13-year-old got 5 lakh plastic straws off restaurant tables in a month
What Aditya Mukarji, a class 9 student, who got himself enrolled in an NGO named Chintan, has managed to do is no mean achievement.
Namit Singh Sengar
May 01, 2018
Chocoholics, rejoice! Eating dark chocolates can reduce stress, boost immunity
Chocoholics, rejoice! Eating dark chocolates can reduce stress levels, as well as boost mood, memory and immunity, scientists say.
Apr 25, 2018
Narayana Murthy says don’t pay CEO too much salary; wants balance of power between management, board
Asus enters India's commercial PC market, launches 11 models across laptops, desktops and all-in-ones under Expert series
How to become $10 trillion economy in a decade; HUL boss says India must milk souring US-China relation
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These 16 countries provide visa-free entry to Indian passport holders - check list
Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital begins asset monetisation process
Only 1% of India pays income tax, govt shows proof; tax evasion still a major roadblock
IMD predicts extremely heavy rainfall in these states on September 21-22
Indians earn 30% more now than six years ago; per capita growth highest in this backward state
DMart must ramp up e-commerce network to compete with JioMart, BigBasket, Grofers, others
Economic contraction may lead to permanent income loss in India; GDP may shrink 5.9% in 2020: UN body
Women to fly Rafale, fighter helicopters, breaking the glass ceiling in armed forces! A giant leap for gender equality
Rajya Sabha: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri, SP's Ram Gopal Yadav among 11 members to retire in November
Infosys, Mindtree, Mphasis shares hit new 52-week highs; Nifty IT index rallies 85% since March
Market LIVE: Sensex trades volatile, Nifty tests 11,150; RIL shares up, Bharti Airtel shares plunge 7.5%
Intranasal vaccine for COVID-19! Bharat Biotech inks pact with WU's School of Medicine; Check details
Film City in UP: Top things to know about the proposed dedicated infotainment zone
Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme: The nudge first-time homebuyers need
SCSS, PMVVY, monthly income scheme and other senior citizen investment options 2020
RIL share price jumps 3% on KKR investment in Reliance Retail; firm secures over Rs 13,000 cr in just 23 days
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