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Cigarette butts to eliminate mosquitoes?

This novel method for pest control has been reported by the international of scientists in the latest issue of the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research

K.S. Jayaraman

Friday, September 22, 2017

Weight loss programmes for dogs may boost their health

Obesity is the most common medical disease in dogs and, much like humans, is associated with a variety of ailments including orthopaedic disease, diabetes mellitus, altered renal function and respiratory dysfunction

IANS

Friday, September 22, 2017

Preterm babies sleep more independently: Study

Preterm babies have more medical sleep problems such as nocturnal movement, restlessness during the night as compared to full-term babies but they are more likely to fall asleep independently

IANS

Friday, September 22, 2017

CRISPR sheds light on gene key to human embryo development

The findings published in the journal Nature could help scientists to better understand the biology of our early development and lead to new treatment for infertile couples

IANS

Thursday, September 21, 2017

India urgently needs national dementia policy: Experts

With the increase in the ageing population, India urgently needs to formulate a national policy for tackling rising cases of Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia which can impair memory and significantly lower quality of life

IANS

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Taking a break from dieting could be key to weight loss

According to researchers, dieting altered a series of biological processes in the body, which led to slower weight loss and possibly weight gain

IANS

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Unhealthy lifestyle causes sexual dysfunction in men: Survey

Nearly 20 per cent of young adults and middle-aged men in the national capital have consulted a doctor with concerns of sexual dysfunction including reduced drive

IANS

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Trust deficit growing in healthcare system, say experts

Increasing attacks on doctors and hospitals by relatives of patients and rising number of cases being filed against medical professionals are mainly due to a growing trust deficit in the healthcare ecosystem

IANS

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Rs 300 cr plan for Delhi's garbage crisis

About 14,000 metric tonnes of solid waste is generated in Delhi every day. While 5,100 metric tons out of this is treated, the rest is dumped on four large dumping sites including Ghazipur

IANS

Friday, September 15, 2017

India needs more optometrists to address preventable blindness

 India has one-third of the people it requires in optometry

Mohammed Shafeeq

Thursday, September 14, 2017

It was a race against time when I did my first heart transplant

A surgeon feels most frustrated when he does not have a cure for his ailing patient. I too face it many a time--irreversible conditions where a surgeon feels helpless....

We are reinventing yoga without compromising with its basic principles: Akshar

Akshar, the famous yoga master who has come up with whole new yoga forms such as Aerial yoga and Coconut yoga, talks to Healthpost about his journey as a yoga practitioner....

The world's smallest and cheapest ventilator can help millions of patients  

This pocket sized ventilator is as accurate as any high-end conventional ventilator and costs only Rs 15,000....

Vitamin D deficiency not associated with asthma

Lack of exposure to adequate sunlight has increased the incidence of Vitamin D deficiency among people. Vitamin D deficiency is associated  wit....

Economic Times through the ‘The Economic Times World Heart Week 2017’ presents a conference designed to showcase diverse and current happenings i...