‘Virtual tumour’ model to offer new treatment against cancer

British scientists have built a novel virtual reality (VR) 3D model of cancer that will help increase the understanding of cancer as well as in the search for new treatment.

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5 herbs for a healthy digestive system

Fennel seeds also help in expelling gas from the digestive system.

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Number of patients with respiratory problems spikes when pollution level is high: AIIMS director

As many Indian cities battle air pollution, officials at the country's top medical institute AIIMS said poor air quality has increased the number of patients visiting hospitals with respiratory proble

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Socioeconomic status shapes developing brains, says study

The findings, published in the journal JNeurosci, draws attention to the importance of preschool life as a period when associations between SES and brain organisation may first develop.

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Robotic surgeries to begin from January in Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital

He also claimed that Safdarjung Hospital is the only government-run hospital to conduct OTs with robotic surgery.

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Doctors pitch for mandatory newborn screening for inborn errors of metabolism

Doctors in the national capital have pitched for mandatory newborn screening (NBS) in the country stating Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM), often referred to as congenital metabolic diseases or inher

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Six lakh people avail treatment under Ayushman Bharat in 90 days, says J P Nadda

In less than 90 days since its launch, more than six lakh people have availed treatment under the Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), Union Health Minister J P Nadda said.

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New health app to send alerts for unhealthy lifestyle choices

A research team at IIT-Kharagpur is developing a mobile application which can monitor day-to-day activities and smoking habits of an individual and make suitable recommendations.

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Suffering from PCOS? You are prone to early diabetes, heart disease – Here’s what study says

PCOS is a hormonal disorder that can affect a women's periods, making them infrequent, irregular or prolonged, and can also make it difficult to get pregnant.

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Depression, anxiety may take same toll on health as smoking – Here’s what study says

Unlike the other conditions investigated, the researchers found that high levels of depression and anxiety were not associated with cancer incidence.

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E-cigarette usage nearly doubles in US high-schools

The percentage of high school students who used nicotine-based vaping devices, known as e-cigarettes, has risen by a third over the past year, the survey showed.

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Open orthopaedic surgery simulator based on artificial intelligence launched in India

Doctors say the technology is best suited for Indian conditions where the doctor patient ratio is one of the lowest across the world.

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Gym time! From crawling, grappling to duck walking – how India is changing way it works out

From crawling and grappling to duck-walking and kettleball swinging, a series of unconventional workouts are gaining currency among the health-conscious in the country. We take a look at what is the c

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End of wrong treatment? ICMR’s bid to provide quality diagnosis

In order to ensure quality diagnosis at all levels of healthcare facilities, the ICMR has articulated a new list of essential diagnostics.

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Neck, back pain? Seek physical therapy to avoid opioid abuse

Are you suffering from neck, back and shoulder pain? If so, visiting a physical therapist early can reduce the consumption of opioids that can lead to their abuse as well as other health complications

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Higher risk of heart attack on Christmas Eve – Here’s what study says

The risk of heart attack peaks at around 10 pm on Christmas Eve, particularly for older and sick people, most likely due to heightened emotional stress, according to a Swedish study.

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Eyes can tell a lot more than just emotions! Scientists say stress, mental workload can be measured as well

Our eyes could serve as a window to how stressed we are, say scientists who found that pupil dilation can be used to indicate the mental workload of a person when they multitask.

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Now, a portable ventilator for just Rs 35,000! AIIMS team develops low cost life-saving device

Cost of the advanced version of this portable ventilator starts from Rs 45,000. It has a fixed tablet displaying vitals such as pulse, blood pressure, etc.

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Novel blood test may diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

Currently the only way to definitively diagnose Alzheimer's disease in life is through brain scans and tests of cerebrospinal fluid that must be collected via lumbar puncture.

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Exposure to air pollution increases risk of miscarriages: Study

Exposure to air pollution, even for a short term, may significantly increase the risk of miscarriages, a study has found. Air quality has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes from ast

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New test can detect all types of cancer within minutes

The test, developed by researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia, who have discovered a unique DNA nanostructure that appears to be common to all cancers.

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Just 1 hour on treadmill can boost metabolism for 2 days, says study

A single workout session consisting of three 20-minute treadmill runs could activate neurons that are important regulators of blood glucose levels and energy balance as well as influence metabolism fo

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World’s first baby born via womb transplant from deceased donor

The breakthrough operation, performed two years ago in Brazil, shows that such transplants are feasible and could help thousands of women unable to have children due to uterine problems, according to

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There is a magic bullet for some cancers. What if it misses?

Researchers are finding the same pattern with Kymriah, a therapy for children with a rare and hard-to-treat form of leukemia that is quickly fatal. About 83 percent were in remission after three month

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How data analytics saves lives of infants

IIM-A tech business incubator exits Healthtech start-up iNICU.

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New drug offers hope for diabetes-related blindness

In a major breakthrough, Australian scientists have developed a new drug that offers treatment for people suffering from diabetic retinopathy -- the main cause of blindness from diabetes.

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Painless method can evaluate tumour progression

Chinese researchers have developed a new evaluating model using medical imaging to help painlessly evaluate tumour progression in patients.

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