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IIT-Gandhinagar develops tool to spot dementia by tracking eye movements

Scientists at IIT Gandhinagar have developed a technology that can non-invasively diagnose dementia by tracking a person's eye movements, much before the symptoms appear.

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Five years of certified polio free India! How the country achieved this feat

Polio is a highly infectious and a fatal disease that has permanently paralyzing effect, especially when it afflicts children.

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World idli day 2019: Do you know why idlis are just perfect?

In the lead up to World Idli Day on March 30th, an analysis by an online food ordering platform revealed that Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Chennai are the top three cities that ordered the most idli on the

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Now get treatment under Ayushman Bharat PMJAY in Delhi’s prestigious Ganga Ram Hospital

The AB-PMJAY provides healthcare benefits worth Rs five lakh to each eligible family per year in government and empanelled private hospitals.

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Eating walnuts may help fight breast cancer: Study

The study showed activation of pathways that promote apoptosis or programmed cell death and cell adhesion and inhibition of pathways that promote cell proliferation and migration.

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Robots to predict death? Scientists develop artificial intelligence to predict risk due to chronic diseases

Researchers at the University of Nottingham in the UK used health data from over half a million people aged between 40 and 69 recruited to the UK Biobank between 2006 and 2010 and followed up until 20

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Digitization snatching active childhood! How to get your child strike a balance in outdoor physical activities and digital learnings

The children of today are the leaders of tomorrow and the right program can help in overall mental, physical, and skill development leading to a nation of fit citizens.

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Iodine Deficiency Disorders: How a pinch of salt can save a million lives

Dr. Chandrakant S Pandav, also known as the “Iodine Man of India”, along with several other Indian Scientists, demonstrated the importance of Iodized salt for freedom from brain damage due to iodi

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Around 200 million people in India suffer from depression! Are Indians taking their Mental Health seriously?

There can be many reasons for why ‘Mental Health is ‘Not a thing’ in India, such as lack of education, awareness, ignorance, pressure, social and cultural beliefs.

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Gender equity a necessity: Data shows that only half of the married women in child-bearing ages use any contraceptive!

Woman empowerment is the key to ensure that India successfully reduces the existing unmet need among its women and achieves its goal of population stabilisation soon.

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Automated tech can detect eye surface cancer

Researchers have developed is a technological approach that utilises the power of both microscopy and cutting-edge machine learning.

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Snacking while watching TV is harmful for your heart

A disciplined approach to curbing snacking can benefit you in many ways and control the onset of other potential medical problems such as high cholesterol and a chronic kidney disease.

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Don’t drink and drive! Alcohol bottles set to carry health warnings from April 1

Last year, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had issued a notification to this effect dated March 19, 2018.

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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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How Olive oil propelled this European nation to the top spot of the world’s healthiest countries list

In a nutshell, eating local food is the best way forward for good health and this perhaps explains why small countries are leading the way forward on the list of healthiest countries in the world.

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Sugary drinks may boost cancer growth: Study

Consuming just one or two cups of sugar-sweetened drinks daily may accelerate the growth of intestinal tumours, say scientists who also discovered how sugar can directly feed cancer growth.

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Indian Medical Association calls for unity among stakeholders to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025

This World TB Day commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes the disease.

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Menstrual cycle influences sleep quality in women: Study

The study validates perceptions using objective measures, and further documents the negative impact of dieting on sleep

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India reduced TB deaths among people living with HIV by 84 percent: UNAIDS

With less than two years to achieve the target, UNAIDS is urging all countries to step up action and partners to work together to ensure that all people affected by HIV and TB have access to effective

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Youth Friendly Sexual & Reproductive Health Services a Must! Data shows 14 million Indian girls marry before 18 years

A 2015 UNESCO report on “Emerging Evidence, Lessons and Practice in Comprehensive Sexuality Education” (CSE) suggests that CSE has far-reaching benefits for SRH, particularly in reducing STI’s a

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World Tuberculosis Day: IMA to organise public awareness program for eliminating TB

The World TB day is commemorated on March 24 every year.

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Why wellness products infused with vitamin C are hot in demand

Vitamin C, often called the ‘skin vitamin’, offers numerous benefits for the skin.

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World Tuberculosis Day: Genital TB, reason for infertility among women

In India, genital tuberculosis is rapidly increasing amongst women. Female genital tuberculosis is a rampant disease which is increasing as one of the major health issue that leads to infertility. Ac

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World Tuberculosis Day tomorrow: Deadly TB can be eradicated by 2045, say experts

A chronic lung disease which is preventable and largely treatable if caught in time, tuberculosis is the top infectious killer of our time, causing over 1.6 million deaths each year.

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AIIMS launches mobile methadone vans to provide treatment to opioid addicts

Opioid addiction is a significant problem in India, professor at NDDTC Dr Atul Ambekar said, adding these people require medicines such as methadone or buprenorphine for getting rid of the addiction.

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Compounds in coffee, cocoa may cut heart disease risk

Coffee is one of the main sources of polyphenols in the diet.

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World Tuberculosis Day on Sunday: Protect yourself against TB as it can lead to infertility

World Tuberculosis Day: TB is a serious issue, but is not paid much attention to. People continue to neglect its circumstances that may include severe problems like infertility among men or women.

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