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Skip snacking, opt for a sumptuous meal deal instead

Unhealthy eating and nibbling on food when bored or stressed can lead to obesity and pose threats to diabetic people.

18 hours ago

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Most Indians dependent on private healthcare: Study

Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation Secretary T.C.A. Anant said that there is need to use administrative data as well.

20 hours ago

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Highly skilled women pay largest 'motherhood penalty' per kid

England studied how motherhood penalised white and black women and how this varied by their skill and wage level.

02 Dec 2016

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Computer games relieve phantom limb pain: Study

The virtual reality therapy helps the patient "move" the lost arm to perform certain on-screen tasks.

02 Dec 2016

Different vaping pipes, or electronic cigarettes, are viewed for sale at the newly opened Henley Vaporium in New York City. | AFP
Flavored liquids in e-cigarettes can be hazardous for health

Andrey Khlystov and his team investigated the specific role that flavorings play in these reactions.

01 Dec 2016

Scientists solve blood clot deaths in cancer patients

The clots cause blockage of major blood vessels, preventing oxygen and nutrients to vital organs.

30 Nov 2016

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Gene that limits desire to drink alcohol!

The advancement could lead to development of drugs to regulate alcohol consumption.

29 Nov 2016

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School exposure to allergens linked to asthma symptoms

Limitations of the study include results that may not be generalisable to other cities where other allergens may be predominant in schools.

27 Nov 2016

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Injectable contraceptives will be available soon: Govt

The government will soon make injectable contraceptives available to the public by introducing it in medical colleges and district hospitals, the Lok…

25 Nov 2016

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Google Glass is helping scientists to study brain disease

Scientists are using Google Glass to study how people react to virtual reality.

25 Nov 2016

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New drug to suppress allergies, asthma

Still in its initial stage the the drug can be taken as tablets, capsules, liquids or powder.

25 Nov 2016

Smokers with diabetes more at risk of early death: Study

eople with diabetes may also be at risk for numerous other health complications.

23 Nov 2016

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'Act now for improved air quality in 15-20 years'

Delhi's smog made headlines in early November 2016 -- when air-quality levels exceeded by 40 times safe limits set by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

21 Nov 2016

Sleep disorder may affect kidney function

The participants wore a wrist monitor for five to seven days to measure sleep duration and quality, and their health was followed for a median of five years.

20 Nov 2016

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Your child’s favourite video game might be putting him at increased risk of early diabetes

The incidence of diabetes is rising around the world, and studies are showing children are at increasing risk of developing the disease.

20 Nov 2016

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Tighter blood pressure control could save lives: Study

Intensive systolic blood pressure (SBP) lowering may prevent more than100,000 deaths in the United States each year.

20 Nov 2016

When a person is sensitive to an uncertain threat, they can spend the entire day anxious and concerned that something bad could happen to them.
Anxiety disorders linked to 'fear of the unknown'

The 'threat' of the unknown elicits a generalised feeling of apprehension and hypervigilance.

19 Nov 2016

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Treating PCOD with ayurveda

Jet-setting managers and night shift professionals wonder why they are plagued by so many illnesses.

19 Nov 2016

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Hoofed heroes heal with happiness

A child psychologist combines her passions of horse-riding and philanthropy in Hyderabad to cure people through horses.

19 Nov 2016

Athletes run during the Men's Marathon athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016. | AFP
Choose right gear to run marathon

When you take part in marathons, it is important to wear the right functional running gear and not just focus on choosing the most fashionable one, says an expert.

17 Nov 2016

Cough virus helps combat liver cancer in adulthood

A virus that cause respiratory illnesses and stomach upsets in children could help in the fight against primary liver cancer, according to a study.  …

16 Nov 2016