Hormone therapy for breast cancer may be linked with lower dementia risk: Study

Hormone therapy for breast cancer may be linked with lower dementia risk: Study

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

Pennsylvania [US], July 16 (ANI): Hormone modulating therapy (HMT) used for the treatment of breast cancer was associated with a 7 per cent lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia later in life, according to a new study. “Our findings emphasize the importance of being cognizant of individual patient factors when we prescribe […]

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What is mitochondrial donation? And how might it help people have a healthy baby one day?

What is mitochondrial donation? And how might it help people have a healthy baby one day?

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

After a law to allow mitochondrial donation in Australia was passed in 2022, scientists have been preparing for a clinical trial to see if it is safe and feasible.

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India logs third highest number of children not vaccinated against measles after Nigeria and Congo

India logs third highest number of children not vaccinated against measles after Nigeria and Congo

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

India is among 10 countries that account for 55 percent of children without measles vaccination globally, show WHO-UNICEF estimates of national immunisation coverage.

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Focus on 113 home-grown, affordable medical devices to cut down import dependence, says govt

Focus on 113 home-grown, affordable medical devices to cut down import dependence, says govt

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

Medical devices planned for promotion include specific equipment across 8 segments. Products are slated to be manufactured by both Indian firms & MNCs with manufacturing units.

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With AIIMS Delhi set to train surgeons in face transplant, a look at the procedure & risks involved

With AIIMS Delhi set to train surgeons in face transplant, a look at the procedure & risks involved

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

So far, under 50 successful face transplantations have been conducted globally. The process can take anywhere between 10 and 36 hours, and survival rate is considered very good at 89%.

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Snack attack: Why we can't resist the temptation to eat junk food

Snack attack: Why we can't resist the temptation to eat junk food

Posted on: 17 Jul, 10:21 AM

Ultra-processed foods, popular among Indians for their convenience, are linked to serious health risks, including obesity and heart disease.

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Nearly 40% of cancer deaths could be prevented with lifestyle changes: Study

Nearly 40% of cancer deaths could be prevented with lifestyle changes: Study

Posted on: 17 Jul, 10:21 AM

A new study highlights how lifestyle modifications, such as maintaining a healthy weight and reducing alcohol consumption, can significantly lower cancer risks.

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AIIMS study finds yoga can provide relief from arthritis pain

AIIMS study finds yoga can provide relief from arthritis pain

Posted on: 17 Jul, 10:21 AM

A recent study by AIIMS, New Delhi, reveals that yoga significantly benefits patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis by improving health at cellular and molecular levels.

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Beyond the puff: Exploring safer alternatives for India's tobacco endgame

Beyond the puff: Exploring safer alternatives for India's tobacco endgame

Posted on: 17 Jul, 10:21 AM

India grapples with a significant health threat as tobacco consumption continues to rise, claiming over 1.35 million lives annually. There needs to be an introduction of scientifically backed alternatives and the adoption of successful global strategies to reduce smoking rates.

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India to finally approve weight loss drug tirzepatide: Here's how it works

India to finally approve weight loss drug tirzepatide: Here's how it works

Posted on: 17 Jul, 10:21 AM

India's apex drug regulator has approved Eli Lilly's tirzepatide, an active ingredient in their blockbuster drugs Mounjaro and Zepbound, to be marketed in the country.

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Anant Ambani's Audemars Piguet watches for Vicky Kaushal, SRK cost 2 crores: Here's why it's a celebrity favourite

Anant Ambani's Audemars Piguet watches for Vicky Kaushal, SRK cost 2 crores: Here's why it's a celebrity favourite

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

If the Ambanis' hospitality was still up for debate Anant Ambani's gift to his groomsmen settles it. Here's why the limited edition watch costs an arm and a leg

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Nita Ambani got Isha, Akash, Anant, her grandkids' names embroidered in Hindi on her jewelled blouse. Pics

Nita Ambani got Isha, Akash, Anant, her grandkids' names embroidered in Hindi on her jewelled blouse. Pics

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

Nita Ambani got her kids and grandchildren's names embroidered on her blouse in Hindi. She wore it during Anant and Radhika's Shubh Aashirwad ceremony. | Fashion Trends

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Important conversations you need to have before getting married, even if they are uncomfortable

Important conversations you need to have before getting married, even if they are uncomfortable

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

Don't jump the gun into marriage without having important discussions about family, lifestyle, and finances.

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Understanding the different types of brain strokes: Neurologist explains

Understanding the different types of brain strokes: Neurologist explains

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

The Neurologist explained the causes and symptoms of two types of brain strokes - Ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke. | Health

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New treatment for deadly brain cancer shows promise in pre-clinical trials, reveal researchers

New treatment for deadly brain cancer shows promise in pre-clinical trials, reveal researchers

Posted on: 15 Jul, 06:21 PM

In this study, mice bearing glioblastoma treated with Immunosomes show complete eradication of tumour. A novel nanoformulation to cure deadly brain tumours has...

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Eating beans, peas, lentils, chickpeas may help you manage diabetes better

Eating beans, peas, lentils, chickpeas may help you manage diabetes better

Posted on: 15 Jul, 06:21 PM

Pulses also have positive effects on important cardiovascular biomarkers, like LDL, also known as bad cholesterol, and HDL, also known as good cholesterol,...

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Long Covid symptoms to last longer in pregnant women: Study

Long Covid symptoms to last longer in pregnant women: Study

Posted on: 15 Jul, 06:21 PM

Covid acquired during pregnancy is known to be much more dangerous as it can lead to stillbirths and preterm births. About one in 10 women who acquire...

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Cellular inflammation behind rare neurodegenerative condition: Scientists

Cellular inflammation behind rare neurodegenerative condition: Scientists

Posted on: 15 Jul, 06:21 PM

When functional, a lysosome converts big carbohydrates into tiny sugars, which are then used as an energy source. Researchers have found that inflammation in...

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Avian flu virus may be more infectious to humans from cattle than from birds: Research

Avian flu virus may be more infectious to humans from cattle than from birds: Research

Posted on: 15 Jul, 06:21 PM

Series of cases of infection in various mammals have been found since 2020, with 28 human infections. The H5N1 highly pathogenic avian flu virus may be more...

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Study finds how neurological symptoms associated with aura, migraine

Study finds how neurological symptoms associated with aura, migraine

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Rochester [New York], July 5 (ANI): For the first time, new research explains the relationship between the neurological symptoms of aura and the ensuing migraine, elucidating how a brain fluid flow disruption and a spreading wave of disruption cause headaches. New proteins uncovered in the study may also be the basis for future migraine medications […]

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Climate change behind 32% heat-related neonatal deaths in 29 countries — Nature Communications study

Climate change behind 32% heat-related neonatal deaths in 29 countries — Nature Communications study

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

The study is among the 1st to look at impact of ambient temps on neonatal mortality in low & middle income countries in tropical environments like South Asia or sub-Saharan Africa.

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Study identifies thousands of high-risk cancer gene variants

Study identifies thousands of high-risk cancer gene variants

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Cambridgeshire [UK], July 7 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered over 5,000 genetic variations that allow some malignancies to grow, as well as a possible therapeutic target for treating or even preventing these cancers from arising. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and the University of Cambridge evaluated the health effects […]

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‘Defensive medicine, risk aversion’ — why doctors are on edge over new law on death by negligence

‘Defensive medicine, risk aversion’ — why doctors are on edge over new law on death by negligence

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Under IPC, punishment for death due to negligence by doctors entailed either financial penalty or imprisonment, but under new law, jail term is mandatory.

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ICMR back in race to offer world's 1st vaccine for deadly shigella, to tie up with Indian manufacturer

ICMR back in race to offer world's 1st vaccine for deadly shigella, to tie up with Indian manufacturer

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

ICMR had in 2019 licensed technology for scaling up and commercialisation of its shigella vaccine to MSD-Wellcome Trust Hilleman Laboratories, but the deal fell through.

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Samantha vs Liver Doctor: What is hydrogen peroxide nebulization therapy?

Samantha vs Liver Doctor: What is hydrogen peroxide nebulization therapy?

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

Following the Samanth Ruth Prabhu and The Liver Doctor's controversy row on social media, IndiaToday.In spoke to experts to understand more about hydrogen peroxide nebulization therapy.

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Three children die from brain-eating amoeba in Kerala: What is it?

Three children die from brain-eating amoeba in Kerala: What is it?

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

Kerala has seen multiple child deaths from an infection caused by the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, with three out of four diagnosed cases being fatal in the past two months. Awareness and preventive measures are crucial to combat this rare but deadly threat.

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Can omega-3 fatty acid intake affect acne severity?

Can omega-3 fatty acid intake affect acne severity?

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

A recent study has shown that omega-3 fatty acid supplements significantly reduce acne symptoms. Published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, the study highlights the potential holistic benefits of these dietary changes.

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Life expectancy with Progeria is 15 years, Jabalpur boy defies odds at 18

Life expectancy with Progeria is 15 years, Jabalpur boy defies odds at 18

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

Shreyash Barmate, living with the rare disease Progeria, celebrated his 18th birthday, surpassing the average life expectancy of 15 years for someone who has this genetic condition.

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Most lung cancer patients in India never smoked, genetic makeup big driver

Most lung cancer patients in India never smoked, genetic makeup big driver

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

A recent study highlights the distinct nature of lung cancer in Southeast Asia, urging for region-specific research and guidelines. The findings emphasize the role of air pollution and genetic diversity in shaping lung cancer trends in the region.

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Isha Ambani's Shiv Shakti Puja lehenga come with a mantra embroidered on the skirt. Can you recognise it?

Isha Ambani's Shiv Shakti Puja lehenga come with a mantra embroidered on the skirt. Can you recognise it?

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

Isha Ambani looked gorgeous in a rust lehenga featuring elements rooted in Indian culture, as she attended the Shiv Shakti puja. | Fashion Trends

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Battling monsoon aches? Fight rainy season blues with these Ayurvedic nuskhe

Battling monsoon aches? Fight rainy season blues with these Ayurvedic nuskhe

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

Even if you love the rains, waking up feeling sore and stiff can put a damper in anybody's day. Try these Ayurvedic nuskhe to battle your monsoon blues

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Watch out for these 4 unique complications of heart disease and solutions that can save lives

Watch out for these 4 unique complications of heart disease and solutions that can save lives

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

If left untreated, heart disease can cause heart failure, heart attack, stroke and even cardiac arrest which can lead to death. Here's what you need to know | Health

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Aloo samosa not hitting the spot? From cheese and jalapenos to sweet coconut, unique samosa fillings to try

Aloo samosa not hitting the spot? From cheese and jalapenos to sweet coconut, unique samosa fillings to try

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

There is nothing like biting into a piping hot samosa filled to the brim with spiced potatoes. Lest it get repetitive, switch things up with these fillings

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Kids vaccination myths busted: Ensuring your child's health and safety

Kids vaccination myths busted: Ensuring your child's health and safety

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

Read on as we help parents clear misconceptions on vaccination in kids and schedule an appointment to ensure your child keeps up with the vaccination schedule | Health

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73 per cent Indians read ingredient lists, nutritional value of snacks: Report

73 per cent Indians read ingredient lists, nutritional value of snacks: Report

Posted on: 11 Jul, 02:21 PM

Makhanas (foxnuts) and dry fruits emerge as stars in the healthy snacking segment. As many as 73 per cent Indians prefer to read ingredient lists and...

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Researchers identify potential treatment for a rare genetic disorder

Researchers identify potential treatment for a rare genetic disorder

Posted on: 11 Jul, 02:21 PM

Angelman syndrome is caused by mutations in the maternally inherited UBE3A gene and is characterised by poor muscle control, limited speech, epilepsy and intellectual disabilities,...

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Bird flu strain in US cows shows minimal air spread in ferret study

Bird flu strain in US cows shows minimal air spread in ferret study

Posted on: 11 Jul, 02:21 PM

Ferrets are considered to be the best small mammal for studying influenza virus infection and transmission. The bird flu strain found in cows in the United States...

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Dengue can seriously affect your brain, nervous system: Doctors

Dengue can seriously affect your brain, nervous system: Doctors

Posted on: 11 Jul, 02:21 PM

Although dengue is known to cause mild flu-like symptoms, the mosquito-borne viral illness has profound neurological implications that are often overlooked,...

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UK's sugar tax cut daily intake by 5g in kids, 11g in adults: Study

UK's sugar tax cut daily intake by 5g in kids, 11g in adults: Study

Posted on: 11 Jul, 02:21 PM

Introduction of the "sugar tax" in the UK led to a significant reduction of daily sugar intake by around 5 g in children and by around 11 g in...

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FSSAI proposes move to have salt, sugar & fat related info in bold, bigger font on packaged foods

FSSAI proposes move to have salt, sugar & fat related info in bold, bigger font on packaged foods

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

Amendment to the regulations aims to empower consumers to make healthier choices. Draft notification will now be put in public domain to invite suggestions and objections.

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HIV drug trial shows promising results—twice-yearly injection to prevent infection

HIV drug trial shows promising results—twice-yearly injection to prevent infection

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

A large clinical trial in South Africa and Uganda has shown that a twice-yearly injection of a new pre-exposure prophylaxis drug gives young women total protection from HIV infection.

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49,000 in every million kids & teens in India have impaired kidney function — 1st nationwide survey

49,000 in every million kids & teens in India have impaired kidney function — 1st nationwide survey

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

India's prevalence rate 4.9%, global avg 1-2%. Study by researchers of International Institute for Population Sciences, George Institute of Public Health etc published in Springer Nature.

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Health Minister JP Nadda inspects AIIMS Jammu, calls it 'beacon of hope'

Health Minister JP Nadda inspects AIIMS Jammu, calls it 'beacon of hope'

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

During his visit, the Minister interacted with the faculty, residents, staff, and students of AIIMS Jammu.

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Zika crisis grows but India lags on tests that are widely available, surveillance

Zika crisis grows but India lags on tests that are widely available, surveillance

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

Cases have been reported from Karnataka and Kerala, and at least three districts in Maharashtra — Pune, Kolhapur and Ahmednagar,

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PM2.5 causes 12,000 deaths every year in Delhi: Why is it so deadly?

PM2.5 causes 12,000 deaths every year in Delhi: Why is it so deadly?

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

A recent Lancet study attributes around 33,000 deaths in 10 Indian cities each year to air pollution. Delhi tops the list with 12,000 deaths due to PM2.5 exposure.

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How often should you change your toothbrush?

How often should you change your toothbrush?

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

Regular toothbrush replacement is crucial for maintaining oral hygiene and preventing dental issues. Experts recommend changing your toothbrush every three to four months or sooner if needed.

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Breast cancer cases rising among young women is a crisis in the making

Breast cancer cases rising among young women is a crisis in the making

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

Actress Hina Khan has highlighted the rising prevalence of breast cancer among younger women in India. Technological advances and increased awareness have improved early detection, but challenges in treatment access and survival rates persist.

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Air pollution has dented the success of births via IVF

Air pollution has dented the success of births via IVF

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

Exposure to air pollution before egg retrieval in IVF significantly reduces live birth rates, according to new research.

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Humidity hits after heatwave. It's good for your eyes

Humidity hits after heatwave. It's good for your eyes

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

Humidity is essential for maintaining eye health, with levels below 45% leading to dryness and irritation.

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Muharram 2024: Date, history, significance of Islamic New Year, rituals

Muharram 2024: Date, history, significance of Islamic New Year, rituals

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

Muharram 2024: Know all about the al Hijri date in India and Saudi Arabia, history, significance, celebration of Islamic New Year, rituals performed by Muslims

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Migraine auras explained: Disruption in brain fluid flow linked to headaches

Migraine auras explained: Disruption in brain fluid flow linked to headaches

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

New study finds how neurological symptoms are associated with aura and migraine where a brain fluid flow disruption spreads wave of disruption to cause headache | Health

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New HIV prevention drug Lenacapavir shows promise in clinical trial, offers total protection to young women

New HIV prevention drug Lenacapavir shows promise in clinical trial, offers total protection to young women

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

Lenacapavir injection proven highly effective in preventing HIV infections among young women compared to daily pills in clinical trial.  | Health

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5 must-try hemp products for your wellness this summer

5 must-try hemp products for your wellness this summer

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

Here is nutritional power of hemp, the eco-friendly superfood making waves in India and 5 hemp products to try this summer as they transform health and wellness | Health

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Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle tips for healthy eyes

Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle tips for healthy eyes

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

Ayurvedic practices for healthy eyes: Experts share diet, lifestyle and Ayurveda remedies to strengthen your vision naturally | Health

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How damaged blood vessels cause dementia, study provides genetic evidence

How damaged blood vessels cause dementia, study provides genetic evidence

Posted on: 07 Jul, 10:21 AM

About 75 million people around the world expected to develop dementia by 2030, say researchers. A new study has provided genetic evidence linking a common...

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3% more babies with low birth weight born during pandemic in India, study finds

3% more babies with low birth weight born during pandemic in India, study finds

Posted on: 07 Jul, 10:21 AM

On average, birth weights during the pandemic years were found to be lowered by 11 grams. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, number of babies in India born with a...

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Here's how Zika virus can impact pregnancy, cause newborn complications

Here's how Zika virus can impact pregnancy, cause newborn complications

Posted on: 07 Jul, 10:21 AM

Pregnant women are severely at risk of Zika virus that can lead to severe complications, harming the baby in the womb, said doctors on Thursday as Zika...

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Cut down smoking to avoid cognitive ageing, reveals study

Cut down smoking to avoid cognitive ageing, reveals study

Posted on: 07 Jul, 10:21 AM

The finding is based on a 10-year survey of 32,000 adults aged 50 or over from 14 countries in Europe. Want to maintain sharp memory skills and cognitive function...

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BMI alone not sufficient, waist-to-height ratio more effective in diagnosing obesity: Researchers

BMI alone not sufficient, waist-to-height ratio more effective in diagnosing obesity: Researchers

Posted on: 07 Jul, 10:21 AM

Accumulation of abdominal fat is a more reliable predictor of health deterioration, compared to BMI. Obesity can no longer be just defined by body mass index...

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Air pollution linked with 33,000 deaths in India each year between 2008 & 2019, finds Lancet study

Air pollution linked with 33,000 deaths in India each year between 2008 & 2019, finds Lancet study

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

It is the first multi-city study to assess the relationship between short-term air pollution exposure and death in India.

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India gets 1st guidelines for managing lipid levels, the biggest risk factor for heart attack, stroke

India gets 1st guidelines for managing lipid levels, the biggest risk factor for heart attack, stroke

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

The guidelines are aimed at clinicians and medical laboratories. The cut-off for various lipid markers was modified based on risk factors.

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New chemical compound '368' could help reverse opioid overdose effects, reduce withdrawal symptoms

New chemical compound '368' could help reverse opioid overdose effects, reduce withdrawal symptoms

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

Study published in Nature finds that 368 works alongside commonly known naloxone drug used to treat opioid overdoses, acting in a more modulated manner in the body.

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IISER researchers discover potential for colorectal cancer treatment in enzyme that ‘plays dead’

IISER researchers discover potential for colorectal cancer treatment in enzyme that ‘plays dead’

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

An IISER Kolkata team pieced together how autoinhibition of surface receptor protein VEGFR1 works to prevent a cell from becoming malignant. Study published in Nature Communications.

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Most packaged food brands depend on 'deceptive' ads that hide crucial nutrient info — Delhi think tank

Most packaged food brands depend on 'deceptive' ads that hide crucial nutrient info — Delhi think tank

Posted on: 06 Jul, 04:21 AM

Nutrition think tank NAPi releases report based on study conducted over past 7 months, as part of which print, TV ads of 50 popular brands of packaged food and beverages were analysed.

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WHO issues first-ever treatment guidelines to reduce tobacco consumption

WHO issues first-ever treatment guidelines to reduce tobacco consumption

Posted on: 04 Jul, 10:21 PM

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued its first guidelines to assist people in reducing tobacco consumption, combining behavioural support, digital tools, and medications.

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What is Icodec? The once-a-week insulin jab likely to be approved in India

What is Icodec? The once-a-week insulin jab likely to be approved in India

Posted on: 04 Jul, 10:21 PM

The once-a-week Insulin Icodec injection is pending approval in India. This innovation could significantly improve diabetes management for millions.

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New nasal Covid-19 vaccine trial kicks off in US

New nasal Covid-19 vaccine trial kicks off in US

Posted on: 04 Jul, 10:21 PM

A Phase 1 trial to test an experimental nasal vaccine designed to protect against emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants has begun. The trial is currently enrolling healthy adults at multiple locations across the United States.

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High cholesterol is 'silent killer': India gets first-ever lipid guidelines

High cholesterol is 'silent killer': India gets first-ever lipid guidelines

Posted on: 04 Jul, 10:21 PM

India unveils its first guidelines for managing high cholesterol, addressing the country's unique health challenges and lifestyle factors.

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This home test can reveal risks of heart attack in five minutes

This home test can reveal risks of heart attack in five minutes

Posted on: 04 Jul, 10:21 PM

Swedish researchers have developed a home test that accurately identifies high heart attack risk, comparable to traditional methods.

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Priyanka Chopra's sizzling but sweet beach look: Bikinis, linen shorts and a lot of sand

Priyanka Chopra's sizzling but sweet beach look: Bikinis, linen shorts and a lot of sand

Posted on: 03 Jul, 04:21 PM

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas visited the beach with Malti and their family. Priyanka wore a printed bikini and shorts for the outing. | Fashion Trends

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Dangerous skin diseases spreading among children in Gaza

Dangerous skin diseases spreading among children in Gaza

Posted on: 03 Jul, 04:21 PM

More than 150,000 people in the Palestinian territory have contracted skin diseases in the squalid conditions into which displaced Gazans have been forced. | Health

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How to enjoy monsoon without the icky stickiness. Tips on combating the unwanted chip-chip

How to enjoy monsoon without the icky stickiness. Tips on combating the unwanted chip-chip

Posted on: 03 Jul, 04:21 PM

The long-awaited monsoon season is here, but the high humidity can ruin the mood when our skin feels sticky. Here's how you can prevent it. | Health

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Keep your kettle whistling all year round by growing your own tea plants

Keep your kettle whistling all year round by growing your own tea plants

Posted on: 03 Jul, 04:21 PM

Young plants will take 2 years to produce enough leaves for a sufficient harvest. In 5 years, a single plant should provide enough for a moderate tea drinker.

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Being lonely for long may raise stroke risk in elderly

Being lonely for long may raise stroke risk in elderly

Posted on: 03 Jul, 06:21 AM

Those in the ‘consistently high’ loneliness group had a 56 per cent higher risk of stroke than those in the ‘consistently low’ group. Older adults who remain...

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Body Mass Index could be explained by genes, study finds

Body Mass Index could be explained by genes, study finds

Posted on: 03 Jul, 06:21 AM

Result underscores gender-specific influences on the heritability of BMI. One’s Body Mass Index (BMI) could be explained genetically, researchers have said...

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Children get stroke; although curable, lack of awareness endangers their lives: Experts

Children get stroke; although curable, lack of awareness endangers their lives: Experts

Posted on: 03 Jul, 06:21 AM

When people are not made aware of the possibility of stroke in children, time is lost on misdiagnosis. The lack of awareness when it comes to paediatric stroke is...

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Meaningful social interactions linked to lower loneliness, affective well-being: Study

Meaningful social interactions linked to lower loneliness, affective well-being: Study

Posted on: 03 Jul, 06:21 AM

Meaningful social interactions while resting resulted in higher well-being than those occurring during activities such as studying or dining. Having...

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Zika virus can be sexually transmitted from person who is infected, even if asymptomatic: Expert

Zika virus can be sexually transmitted from person who is infected, even if asymptomatic: Expert

Posted on: 03 Jul, 06:21 AM

Zika virus that recently infected five people in Maharashtra's Pune is majorly asymptomatic, but can resemble dengue fever, said health experts here on...

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Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.

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Chinese rocket Tianlong-3 crashes after accidental launch during test run

Chinese rocket Tianlong-3 crashes after accidental launch during test run

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

The rocket is comparable to Space X’s Falcon 9 and has been independently developed by Space Pioneer, which has emerged as China’s leading commercial player in the space industry.

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Jai Bhim, Jai Samvidhan—slogans that non-Dalits wouldn't touch have now entered Parliament

Jai Bhim, Jai Samvidhan—slogans that non-Dalits wouldn't touch have now entered Parliament

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

Coined by close Ambedkar confidant Babu Hardas Laxmanrao Nagrale, the 'Jai Bhim’ slogan has seen the rise and decline of many Dalit parties. Now, non-Dalits chant it in Lok Sabha that has no BSP member.

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BJP is caught in its own Maharashtra trap. It has little to gain in Assembly polls

BJP is caught in its own Maharashtra trap. It has little to gain in Assembly polls

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

The BJP can’t afford to be seen as undermining Eknath Shinde, a Maratha leader. He is a bigger challenge to the party than Uddhav Thackeray ever was.

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Coalition govt shouldn't shy away from privatisation—just fix the communication strategy

Coalition govt shouldn't shy away from privatisation—just fix the communication strategy

Posted on: 02 Jul, 12:21 AM

If the reason why PSU privatisation is politically challenging is that the people are swayed by emotional arguments, then it is incumbent on the government to work on its communication

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Chemical in plastic bottles could increase type 2 diabetes risk, study finds

Chemical in plastic bottles could increase type 2 diabetes risk, study finds

Posted on: 30 Jun, 06:21 PM

A recent study has discovered that Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in plastic bottles, can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes by making the body less sensitive to insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels.

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Keep calm and drink coffee if you are sitting for too long. It's good for health

Keep calm and drink coffee if you are sitting for too long. It's good for health

Posted on: 30 Jun, 06:21 PM

A new study reveals that drinking coffee can reduce the health risks associated with prolonged sitting. The research highlights the potential protective effects of coffee against cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality.

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Higher screen time linked to increase in myopia in children

Higher screen time linked to increase in myopia in children

Posted on: 30 Jun, 06:21 PM

A new study from China has found that increased screen time is significantly associated with a higher risk of myopia in children and adolescents. The findings highlight the need for parents to monitor and limit screen exposure to protect their children's eye health.

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Hina Khan diagnosed with breast cancer: Why it's so common among Indian women

Hina Khan diagnosed with breast cancer: Why it's so common among Indian women

Posted on: 30 Jun, 06:21 PM

Hina Khan revealed that she has been diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Here's understanding the possible causes, symptoms and treatment of breast cancer.

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A digestible guide for gastrointestinal warriors to find solutions for symptoms

A digestible guide for gastrointestinal warriors to find solutions for symptoms

Posted on: 30 Jun, 06:21 PM

Here is the gut maze, where warriors find their digestive craze, from belly rumbles to calm, this guide keeps symptoms in a jam!

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Is your pet constantly scratching and licking? Here's a multi-pronged approach to address skin issues in furry friend

Is your pet constantly scratching and licking? Here's a multi-pronged approach to address skin issues in furry friend

Posted on: 29 Jun, 12:21 PM

Explore a multi-pronged approach to address and resolve your furry friend’s skin concerns, helping them feel more comfortable and happy.

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Triptii Dimri turns heads in a stunning Versace mini dress worth ₹4.06 lakh at the Bad Newz trailer launch event. Watch

Triptii Dimri turns heads in a stunning Versace mini dress worth ₹4.06 lakh at the Bad Newz trailer launch event. Watch

Posted on: 29 Jun, 12:21 PM

Triptii Dimri is here to demonstrate how to style a little black dress with ultimate flair as she stuns in a Versace dress at the Bad Newz trailer launch.  | Fashion Trends

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Florida arts groups left in the lurch by DeSantis veto of state funding for theaters and museums

Florida arts groups left in the lurch by DeSantis veto of state funding for theaters and museums

Posted on: 29 Jun, 12:20 PM

Florida arts groups left in the lurch by DeSantis veto of state funding for theaters and museums

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Japan's tourism surge: Record numbers, rising spending and what travellers should know

Japan's tourism surge: Record numbers, rising spending and what travellers should know

Posted on: 29 Jun, 12:20 PM

Japan is currently witnessing an extraordinary tourism boom driven by a weakened yen and a post-pandemic surge in global travel. | Travel

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Sedentary, non-coffee drinkers at 60 per cent more risk of dying, study finds

Sedentary, non-coffee drinkers at 60 per cent more risk of dying, study finds

Posted on: 29 Jun, 02:21 AM

This indicates an increased risk of dying in sedentary people not consuming coffee. Non-coffee drinkers who sat for six or more hours a day were at almost 60...

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Plant-based alternatives healthy for your heart than meat: Study

Plant-based alternatives healthy for your heart than meat: Study

Posted on: 29 Jun, 02:21 AM

These alternatives do not raise blood pressure, but instead improve some cardiovascular risk factors, including cholesterol levels. Eating plant-based meat...

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Blame gut bacteria for your compulsive eating, obesity

Blame gut bacteria for your compulsive eating, obesity

Posted on: 29 Jun, 02:21 AM

Findings could be used as potential new treatments for obesity-related behaviour. Worried about your food addiction? Take heart, a team of researchers has...

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Air pollution exposure during childhood may affect lung health later

Air pollution exposure during childhood may affect lung health later

Posted on: 29 Jun, 02:20 AM

Early-life exposure to air pollution may have a direct effect on lung health later in life, reveals a study on Friday that underlines the need to reduce...

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Indian TV news is showing the brewing political war like it is—giving all parties airtime

Indian TV news is showing the brewing political war like it is—giving all parties airtime

Posted on: 27 Jun, 08:20 PM

We are not just hearing from Congress and BJP. News channels are inviting voices from JDU and TDP to DMK, Samajwadi Party, TMC, and RJD. Hopefully, this trend will become the norm.

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Entrance exams in medieval India—How Asia's greatest university Nalanda admitted students

Entrance exams in medieval India—How Asia's greatest university Nalanda admitted students

Posted on: 27 Jun, 08:20 PM

Nalanda started losing importance by the 11th century, with rulers determining that Brahmin settlements were far more useful than Buddhist monasteries. Brahmins were willing to work as a state cadre, whereas Buddhist monks would not.

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Arabs to Abyssinians, India was once a mercenary magnet—Russia war shows it has turned exporter

Arabs to Abyssinians, India was once a mercenary magnet—Russia war shows it has turned exporter

Posted on: 27 Jun, 08:20 PM

From New World Cuban mercenaries to South East Asian combatants, various linguistic groups are represented in the battlefields that divide Russia from Ukraine.

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Struck down as unconstitutional, only to return — how NEET survived judicial scrutiny

Struck down as unconstitutional, only to return — how NEET survived judicial scrutiny

Posted on: 27 Jun, 08:20 PM

SC bench in 2013 struck down NEET as unconstitutional, but exam was revived in 2016 after five-judge bench ruled in favour of it while hearing review petitions.

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