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Blend it with care

Owing to my voracious reading habit, I had developed dark circles under my eyes very early in my life. And then followed the quest for the perfect concealer.

20 May 2017

Giving life a second chance

With rising number of kidney patients, doctors believe India should opt for cadaver donation, where organs of deceased are automatically pledged

20 May 2017

Acupuncture therapy relieves pain in polio paralysis patients

It plays an important role in rehabilitation of poliomyelitis patients where conventional methods haven’t been useful

20 May 2017

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Indian Council of Medical Research to implement UN agency standards on clinical trials

Currently about 50 per cent of clinical trials go unreported, according to several studies, often because the results are negative.

20 May 2017

The Runaddict group was started in April last year by a couple to motivate each other to run
Run like an addict

300 Bengalureans say that they rediscovered the joy of running thanks to a WhatsApp group.‘Runaddicts’ group has even helped its members manage serious health conditions like asthma

20 May 2017

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Scientists bring 'limitless blood supply' closer to reality

Weeks later, a small number of the animals carried multiple types of human blood cells in their bone marrow and blood circulation.

18 May 2017

Take caution, ageing does not mean longer sleep when it does

My 92-year-old grandmother is always sleeping. She sleeps throughout the day and wakes up only for meals. Is this normal? Increased sleep/drowsiness is…

18 May 2017

Young girls pop contraceptive pills without thinking about repercussions.
Ask, then pop the pill

Self medication, when it comes to contraceptives, is common and many young women suffer from side effects such as nausea and migraine.

18 May 2017

Consulting a specialist for hypertension? One in two doctors themselves are suffering from it

More than half of the doctors have uncontrolled hypertension despite taking hypertensive medicines, and many of them face risk of cardiovascular conditions, revealed a study.

18 May 2017

Hypertension affects children.
Are your kids high on blood pressure?

A small study revealed that 21% of children in the city suffer from hypertension. The main reason is obesity, which is caused by junk food and lack of exercise.

17 May 2017

Hypertension
Silent killer on the prowl

On World Hypertension Day, doctors stress the need to exercise and change over to a healthy diet.

17 May 2017

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Researchers develop world's first 100% biodegradable sanitary pads

For feminine hygiene and easy availability of sanitary pads, a team of researchers has developed world's first 100-percent biodegradable, maxi pads…

16 May 2017

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Balanced vegan diet cuts heart disease, cancer risk

Dear parents, you may have to include beans, chickpeas, lentils, soya mince, fortified soya yoghurt in your kid’s regular diet, as according to…

16 May 2017

Here’s how to solve shoulder instability

The shoulder can become unstable in three ways: Through a frank injury and dislocation, repetitive strain or overuse of arms at work.

16 May 2017

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New biosensor controls body's drug levels in real time

Researchers in the US developed the drug delivery tool that could make it easier for people to get the correct dose of lifesaving drugs.

15 May 2017

A man walks by World AIDS Day banners in Johannesburg, South Africa, in this file photo from Dec. 1, 2014. (Associated Press)
Study stays HIV life expectancy near-normal due to latest drugs

Young people with HIV may now have near-normal life expectancy because of the improvement in treatments, a new study in The Lancet journal suggests.

15 May 2017

Running is good for health.
Sprinters spark

Researchers have found that runners live for three more years than those who don’t, and for every hour running, seven hours is gained.

13 May 2017

Beating the sizzling summer heat

Chennai is sizzling. Delhi is burning. Most people don’t look forward to this period of the year at all.

13 May 2017

Braid hair day in the sun

Braided hair and buns not just look stylish, but also work well during summer. It’s best to keep the hair tidy when the temperature soars.

13 May 2017

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Natco Pharma launches generic blood cancer drug in India

Natco Pharma today said it has launched a generic version of pomalidomide capsules, used in treatment of a type of blood cancer, in India.

10 May 2017

Marijuana plants are examined under a magnifying glass at Ganja Farms marijuana store in Bogota | Reuters
Marijuana compound may help reverse memory loss

According to the study, the brain ages much faster when mice do not possess any functional receptors for THC -the chemical responsible for most of marijuana's psychological effects.

09 May 2017

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