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Acne increase risk for depression?

For these patients with acne, it is more than a skin blemish--it can impose significant mental health concerns.

07 Feb 2018

Ants' antibiotics can benefit humans

It has come to light that ants produce their own antibiotics to deal with diseases that can be used to treat humans as well.

07 Feb 2018

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Can McDonald's french fries cure hair loss?

What if the cure for hair loss had something in common with something totally delicious, like French fries?

06 Feb 2018

Daily exercise may boost better lung function among smokers

According to the researchers, leisure-time vigorous physical activity is associated with better lung function among smokers.

06 Feb 2018

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Opioid cessation successful when depression is cured

Opioid cessation may be more successful when depression is treated, according to a study.

06 Feb 2018

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64 percent of antibiotic cocktails sold in India 'illegal': Study

India already has one of the highest rates of drug resistance in the world, said the team, coupled with one of the highest antibiotic consumption rates.

05 Feb 2018

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MNCs demand introduction of separate category of high-end cardiac stents to skirt price cap, face flak

The demand to introduce a separate category of “technologically advanced and superior quality stents” that can be priced higher has been protested by Indian manufacturers and health activists.

05 Feb 2018

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Cell phone radiation linked to tumours in rats

Trying to settle the debate over whether mobile phones’ radiations are harmful or not, the researchers conducted the animal study.

04 Feb 2018

Tumours grow where these gut bacteria thrive

Patients with an inherited form of colon cancer harbour two bacterial species that collaborate to encourage the development of the disease.

04 Feb 2018

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10 ways to treat computer vision syndrome

Laptops, tablets, smartphones, and e-readers - these digital devices have become an indispensable part of our daily lives.

04 Feb 2018

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Bill proposes affordable treatment to Autism-affected

The bill proposes that treatment of ASD including counselling, therapeutic sessions and rehabilitative care shall be provided free of cost at public health centres.

04 Feb 2018

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To eradicate TB, many doctors must first learn how to diagnose it

Seven out of 10 private doctors in Bengaluru do not know how to correctly treat tuberculosis, a study by the National Tuberculosis Institute has revealed.

03 Feb 2018

Bedwetting is not just about psychology

Acupuncture is useful in curing the disorder with the advantages of no side effects

03 Feb 2018

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When guidance gives you a new lease of life

Navya, a platform for evidence-based expertise co-founded by US-based Gitika Srivastava, offers support to cancer patients

03 Feb 2018

Zoe Modgill, co-founder of Studio 60, Delhi
Birds of the same fitternity

Armed with professional degrees, these fitness enthusiasts give up their corporate world to follow
a healthy life and help others in the journey

03 Feb 2018

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A handful of grapes can ward off depression

Certain grape-derived compounds might be developed as therapeutic agents for the treatment of depression.

03 Feb 2018

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Migraines related to heart problems: Study

According to the researchers, migraine increases the risk of heart attacks, stroke, blood clots and an irregular heart rate.

03 Feb 2018

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Low doses of alcohol beneficial to brain health

Moderate alcohol consumption is good for your overall brain health and function, according to a study.

03 Feb 2018

Games like Flames get us to admit what we really feel

A game that has lasted for decades, if not centuries, is the good old ‘Flames’ game. In many schools, when the teachers are droning on about trigonometry, the various wars of the nineteenth century, d

02 Feb 2018

Relationships can be platonic too

When entrepreneur Sam Rahman realised that he is missing out on quality relationships, he decided to take part in different meet-ups to make friends.

02 Feb 2018

Dab from nature’s palette

Organic make-up is expensive, but that hasn’t dimmed its allure to its loyal fanbase in Chennai

02 Feb 2018