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India to be testing ground for questionable genetic control of mosquitoes?

India maybecome testing ground for a new but controversial technology that its US developers claim can wipe out malaria from the country

K.S. Jayaraman

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Having a pet dog can lower heart disease risk

Dog owners have a low risk of developing cardiovascular diseases that further enables them to reduce the risk of mortality

IANS

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Over 60% urban Indian women at risk of diabetes

Over 60 per cent of urban Indian women do not follow a regular exercise regime, putting them at increased risk of diabetes, show results of a new survey

IANS

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Landmark Group and Apollo Tele Health Services expand their Beat Diabetes program to 29 cities   

Under this program, free screening camps are organized to check the random blood glucose levels of people

HP Correspondent

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Eating disorders are more profound in females

Women are majorly affected by the eating disorder, also defined as a mental disorder that causes abnormal eating habits and negatively affects a person's physical or mental health

IANS

Monday, November 13, 2017

Watching TV for too long may double blood clot risk

The findings showed that risk of blood clots in the veins of the legs, arms, pelvis and lungs known as venous thromboembolism or VTE increases with the amount of time spent watching television

IANS

Monday, November 13, 2017

Math activities can improve your kid's vocabulary

Researchers have found that pre-school children who engage in math activities with their parents not only improve their math skills but also enhance their general vocabulary in the meanwhile

IANS

Monday, November 13, 2017

Donor lungs over age 60 safe for transplantation: Study

With a scarcity of lungs for transplantation, using lungs from donors older than 60 years of age is safe and should be considered as a viable option

IANS

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Delhi is gas chamber, authorities scramble to combat pollution 

Delhi and its sub urbs turned into a virtual gas chamber on Wednesday with dense haze and toxic air enveloping the region, forcing authorities in the capital to shut schools and colleges till Monday

IANS

Thursday, November 9, 2017

70-year-old malaria drug may boost cancer treatment

Scientists have found that a 70-year-old malaria drug can block immune cells in the liver so nanoparticles can arrive at their intended tumour site, overcoming a significant hurdle of targeted drug delivery

IANS

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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....

Lifestyle changes are key to preventing heart diseases: Dr Bhaba Nanda Das

Dr Bhaba Nanda Das, one of India's most famous cardiac surgeons, talks about why coronary artery disease is becoming so common in India, why a lot of young people are fall....

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....

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...