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Mixing energy drinks with alcohol may prove dangerous: Study

Do you love to mix your alcohol with highly caffeinated energy drinks? Beware! You may be at higher risk of injury, compared to drinking alcohol only, according to a study.

22 Mar 2017

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Hepatitis drug shows promise to help cut Ebola death rate

Interferon beta-1a treatment was provided to Ebola-stricken patients and was inferred that viral blood clearance was faster in those patients treated with the drug with decline in clinical symptoms.

22 Mar 2017

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Novel blood test may help detect cancer early

The study identified a series of proteins in blood plasma that, when elevated, signify that the patient has cancer.

21 Mar 2017

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Obese teenagers more at risk of liver disease

Male teenagers who are obese could run a higher risk of developing severe liver disease or liver cancer in the later stages of their life.

21 Mar 2017

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Scientific breakthrough to aid malaria vacccine research

Australian scientists have discovered a "key molecule", which can kill microbes that infect the human liver.

20 Mar 2017

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Your high blood pressure might just be a case of misdiagnosis

Nearly 20 per cent of people receiving treatment for hypertension do not actually have a problem.

20 Mar 2017

Don’t trap the colours in your locks

Beauty expert  Shahnaz Husain gives useful tips on how to remove the harmful chemicals and colours from the skin and hair after playing Holi

18 Mar 2017

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Avoid unhealthy habits

I find samosas tempting but potatoes do not agree with me nor does the maida.

18 Mar 2017

Blame the genes if you're unhappy

Scientists in Australia have found that parents who are stressed can pass on depression to their children and grandchildren.

18 Mar 2017

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Eating broccoli may lower prostate cancer risk

An increased consumption of cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, that are high in sulforaphane may lower the risk of developing prostate cancer.

18 Mar 2017

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Philips India to launch awareness initiatives on sleep disorders

Philips Healthcare India on Friday announced plans to extend sleep camps and launch a Centre of Excellence for training doctors on diagnosing sleep disorders in major cities in the country.

18 Mar 2017

Indians among world's poorest sleepers, says Fitbit study

The study by the tech firm found that Asians get less sleep on average than their American and European counterparts.

16 Mar 2017

New nano-implant may help restore sight

The technology could help tens of millions of people worldwide suffering from neurodegenerative diseases.

15 Mar 2017

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Kids spending six hours or more on screens at risk of diabetes

Children aged 9-10 years, who consistently spend hours watching TV, using computers and smartphones, are at high risk of developing diabetes.

14 Mar 2017

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Gastrointestinal cancer: Walk your way to healthy life during chemo

Walking or jogging helps patients with advanced gastrointestinal cancer to cope better with the side effects of chemotherapy.

13 Mar 2017

Youngsters playing Holi in Vijaywada ( P Ravindra Babu | EPS)
Holi tips: What to do before and after playing with colours

Here's are a few quick tips to be employed, before and after Holi that will help you stay safe and bring your skin back to normalcy in no time. 

12 Mar 2017

Lines are first drawn to demarcate the aging areas on the face
Vampire’s call of beauty

More and more people are opting for the anti-aging Dracula Therapy for its zero side-effects, low costs and minimal healing period.

11 Mar 2017

Mother of all tasks

Motherhood is a wonderful feeling. Holding the child for the first time, hearing him speak gibberish can be euphoric.

11 Mar 2017

Stimulating the ear for an invigorating overall cure

There is a reflex relationship between acupuncture points of the ear auricle and the rest of the body.

11 Mar 2017

Evening out the patchy odds

There is an entire Hydrawhite skincare range that includes day cream and lotion, foam cleanser, toner, night cream, and undereye serum.

11 Mar 2017

Students practice yoga at the centre | Sunish Surendran
Mat is the mantra

The first batch comes out of Chennai-based YogaVahini, the only institute accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists

11 Mar 2017