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Smart device may help glaucoma patients save eyesight

Glaucoma can be treated only with medications or surgical implants, both of which offer varying degrees of success in helping to improve sight and to relieve pressure buildup inside the eye.

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This diabetes drug could be the wonder remedy for heart attack prevention

AstraZeneca Plc is aiming for wider use of its Farxiga diabetes drug as a study showed that it staved off lethal heart disease in a broad variety of patients.

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All infectious diseases seasonal: Study

All infectious diseases have a seasonal element, say scientists who have found that, depending on geography, even chronic infections like Hepatitis B and Zika flare up with greater regularity certain

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Japan team transplants stem cells into brain to treat Parkinson’s

Japanese researchers said Friday they have transplanted stem cells into the brain of a patient in the first stage of an innovative trial to cure Parkinson's disease.

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Poor diets threaten health more than malaria, tuberculosis, measles: UN report

FAO data indicates that in low-income countries, food is mostly lost during harvesting, storage, processing and transportation; while in high-income nations the problem lies in retail and consumer lev

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Deadly swine virus in Southwest China scares asian neighbours

Animal health authorities in Southeast Asia have beefed up border surveillance for African swine fever after a third outbreak of the deadly pig virus was reported in China’s southwestern Yunnan prov

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Shorter sleep may lead to dehydration, says study

The findings, published in the journal Sleep, suggest that those who do not feel well after a night of poor sleep may want to consider dehydration -- not simply poor sleep -- as a cause, and drink mor

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Breathing problems may increase in Delhi-NCR post-Diwali, says Experts

Even as residents of the national capital contend with a poor air quality index, the bursting of crackers on Diwali will escalate health hazards over the next few days, experts say.

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Drinking coffee may lower risk of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s: Study

Your morning cup of coffee may protect you against developing both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, scientists claim. Scientists from the suggest that there could be more to that morning jolt of g

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Air pollution may up autism risk in children: Study

Exposure to sources of outdoor pollution such as vehicle exhausts, and industrial emissions can increase a child's risk of developing autism spectrum disorder by up to 78 per cent, a study has warned.

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Ayurveda departments to be opened in new 19 AIIMS, says Shripad Yesso Naik

Ayurveda departments will be opened in all the new 19 AIIMS and approval has been received from the Home Ministry to set up such departments in seven hospitals of the Border Security Force (BSF) and o

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Excess noise may increase heart disease, stroke risk: Study

Chronic exposure to excess noise may increase the risk of heart disease and stroke by activating a brain region involved in stress response, a study warns. This response in turn promotes blood vessel

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Findings that cell phone radiation causes cancer in rats do not apply to humans, say experts

A recent US study claiming that radio-frequency radiation emitted by cell phones causes cancer in rats does not apply to humans.

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Clinical trials on Ayurvedic medicine against dengue underway: Shripad Naik

Clinical trials on Ayurvedic medicine against dengue are in progress and it will be launched at the earliest possible time, Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik said.

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Why a WiFi failure makes you angry?

Do you get frustrated and angry when your WiFi connection stops working? It could be because of your personality, says a research.

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Over 300 national, global neurologists participate in 11th Continuing Medical Education seminar

More than 300 national and global neurologists participated in a day-long 11th Continuing Medical Education (CME) seminar.

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Therapeutic contact lens could treat eye injuries

Australian scientists are developing a therapeutic contact lens that acts as a bandage for eye surface injuries, and could fast track the healing of previously difficult to treat corneal wounds.

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UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

Despite rapid economic growth, the Asia-Pacific region has nearly a half billion people who go hungry as progress stalls in improving food security and basic living conditions, a United Nations report

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Low-fat diet may help increase cancer survival chances in kids, says Study

A low-fat diet may help increase the cancer survival rate of obese children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer, a study claims.

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Bingeing on Netflix, Amazon Prime? You might be an addict, need help

Long hours before the screen, bingeing on your favourite show as the night slips into dawn and another day beckons – that this all too familiar scenario can spiral into a medically certifiable addic

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Vegan diet may lower type 2 diabetes risk, says study

A vegan diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and seeds, with no or few animal products, may significantly lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study claims.

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Have brains bigger than others? This study says you are at greater cancer risk

The more brain cells you have, the higher is the risk of developing brain cancer, according to a study.

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Delhi air pollution alert! Tiny particles can increase chances of stroke among youngsters, say experts

Tiny air pollution particles can also increase the risk of stroke in youngsters and healthy people by damaging the inner lining of their veins and arteries, according to medical experts.

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Guilty of midnight munching? Try cottage cheese, satiate your taste buds with this healthy option

Researchers at the Florida State University (FSU) in the US found that consuming 30 grammes of protein about 30 minutes before bed appears to have a positive effect on muscle quality, metabolism and o

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Antibiotics are ‘avoidable trigger’ for bowel disease, says study

Scientists have shown for the first time how antibiotics can predispose the gut to avoidable infections that trigger bowel disease in mice.

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Just a few drinks may change how memories are formed, says study

One of the many challenges with battling alcohol addiction and other substance abuse disorders is the risk of relapse, even after progress towards recovery, said researchers from Brown University in t

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India’s focus on improved primary, secondary healthcare has yielded results: Nadda

India's focus on improved and strengthened primary and secondary health care services with stress on multiple sectors has yielded results not just in terms of positive health indicators but also in a

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