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Smokeless tobacco consumption to kill hunger

The Union Health Ministry report on Smokeless tobacco (SLT) reveals that, a whopping 70 million Indian women above age 15 use smokeless tobacco. This constitutes 63% of the world’s SLT consumpti...

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Risk behind sleeping disorder

A new study reveals that too much or too little sleep increases the risk of certain type of cardiovascular disease, especially in women and elderly people. Sleeping for less than four hours and more t...

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Exercise Improve Memory Power

The new study published in the Cell Press Journal current Biology reveals, regular exercise improves one’s intellectual ability.  The research in Italy came to this conclusion that exercise...

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Heart disease & Stroke, the top killers

Heart disease and stroke were the top killer diseases in 2013. The report was revealed in American Heart Association’s 2016 Heart Disease and stroke statistics update. American Heart Associatrio...

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India, The Diabetes capital of the world

In India 50 million people are suffering with type-2 diabetes which is more than any other nation. Diabetes is one of the most talked diseases across the world and India is facing the challenge the mo...

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New way to detect pancreatic cancer

A safe and non-invasive way to detect pancreatic cancer by blood test is invented. Professor Irving Waxman, University of Chicago reveals that this can be done by collecting samples from the portal ve...

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Zika virus, creating challenges

Zika virus creating threats across tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, where it has spread to over 20 countries. It is transmitted primarily by mosquito bite of an infected Aedes species...

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Swine flu Virus still exists in Air

Swine flu virus, the universal threat in 2009-10, continues to circulate in the air in various parts of India. The Union Health Minister, JP Nadda, responding to the question in Rajya Sabha said, 12 s...

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Red meat hikes heart failure risk

New studies found that eating red meat increases the risk of heart failure, according to the study was published in the Journal Heart. The harmful chemical in red meat puts you at risk of acute heart ...

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Air pollution cause low birth weight

According to doctors, the major reason for low weight babies being born in rural India is because of continuous exposure of pregnant women to indoor air pollution. In rural parts of India women are to...

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Antibiotic consumption increases the risk of Diabetes

A recent study warns that frequent use of antibiotics increase the risk of developing type-2 diabetes.  The Danish researchers says that, “ In our research, we found people who have Type-2 ...

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New Protein to modify brain activity

Scientists from University of Southern California have developed a new protein to modify brain activity.The team lead Don Arnold, Professor at University of Southern California explained, the GFE3 pro...

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HIV inhibiting protein discovered

Japanese Scientist found a protein in humans that has inhibitory effects on the human immune-deficiency virus(HIV). According to the report the HIV virus didn’t affect the cells with the protein...

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Government Hospitals concentrating Organ transplantation

Organ transplantation facility is going to be in all major Government Hospitals. The Union Health Minister J.P.Nadda announced it at the Sixth Indian Organ Donation Day organised at Vigyan Bhavan. He ...

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Indian Scientist led team discovered 10 new lupus genes

An International research team led by Indian origin scientist has successfully discovered 10 new genes associated with autoimmune lupus disease. Lupus, a debilitating condition where the body’s ...

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Ban for cancer treatment ads by Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani

The government proposed a law that bans unauthorised ads. According to this law, Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani drug manufacturers cannot claim treatment of cancer.  The draft rule published by the ...

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Ayush policy to promote traditional medicine

To make Kerala a global destination for traditional systems of medicine, tKerala government unveiled the AYUSH policy.  The programme titled AYUSH Health Policy 2016, will integrate medicines lik...

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Childhood Obesity linked with skipping breakfast

Childhood obesity is linked with three factors, mother’s smoking habit during pregnancy, children skipping breakfast and irregular bedtime reveals the new research of UCL.  Obesity is also ...

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