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Six mn Indians sign up as blood donors on Facebook

More than six million people have signed up as blood donors on Facebook's "blood donations feature" in India, making it the largest online blood registry in the country

IANS

Thursday, January 18, 2018

African arrow poison a prospective male contraceptive?

A plant extract used by African warriors and hunters as a poison on their arrows can lead to a prospective male birth control pill, a team of scientists including one of Indian-origin reveal

IANS

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dengue, Scrub Typus behind ICU admissions for tropical fever patients'

Thirty four ICUs across India and 456 critically ill adults and children were examined, during which it was found that Dengue was the most common reason for the ICU admission

IANS

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Breastfeeding for 6 months or more may halve diabetes risk

Women who breastfed for six months or more across all births had a 47 per cent reduction in their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

IANS

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface

Technology giant Microsoft has been granted a patent for a brain control device that can give users mind control powers to operate apps

IANS

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

How to keep happy and healthy in winters

Dr Manisha Gupta, a Chandigarh- based senior physician gives a few tips on how to make the most of winters

HP Correspondent

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Sexual violence in neighbourhood harms mental health in women

According to the researchers, feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighbourhood are significantly tied to women's perceptions of its safety

IANS

Monday, January 15, 2018

Bullied kids at high risk of anxiety, suicidal behaviour

Children who faced bullying may be at high risk of developing mental health issues, including suicidal thoughts and anxiety behaviour in their teenage years, a new study shows

IANS

Monday, January 15, 2018

Water sports may expose you to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Surfers were found to swallow ten times more sea water than sea swimmers, making them more vulnerable to E.coli bacteria

IANS

Monday, January 15, 2018

AIIMS doctors invite Nadda for open debate on NMC bill

 Contending that the NMC bill is serious enough to distort the future of medical education in the country, the Association called for discussion on the bill

IANS

Monday, January 15, 2018

The Eman I knew...

My tryst with Eman began on January 29, 2017. 4,500 miles away, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, in a distant suburb of the historical city of Alexandria lay a woma....

India needs more multi-specialty children's hospitals: Dr Praveen Khilnani

Dr Praveen Khilnani, a pediatric intensivist and clinical director, Rainbow hospital, Delhi, talks about the idea behind setting up a children's hospital in the capital an....

This robot-assisted digital 360 degree breast thermography device may help detect breast cancer at an early stage

The new device might address all three inhibitions a woman generally have while going for a regular breast cancer screening....

Cycling may protect you against diabetes

A study published in PLOS Medicine examines the impact of cycling for commuting and recreation on the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study ....

3rd Medical Expo 2017, Lucknow is North India’s only trade show for doctors, hospitals, health care centers and clinics. This expo will showcase the la...