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Kerala scientist discovers cancer preventing gene

Thenjippalam(Kerala): In a major breakthrough in cancer research, a Kerala scientist has identified a gene which prevents development of cancer cells. Dr P Arun of Thenjippalam in Malappuram district, ...Read More...

50 children die of Encephalitis in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Japanese Encephalitis claimed two more lives today, raising the toll due to the vector-borne disease to 50 in the past one month in Malkangiri district of Odisha. Meanwhile, a ...Read More...

World Mental Health Day: illness still remains shrouded in stigma

Five of the ten leading causes of disability across the world are mental health problems. And these problems prevail across socio-economic boundaries, genders, ages and nationalities. International studies about ...Read More...

Surgeons warn of ‘deadly’ risk of button batteries to toddlers

Surgeons are warning of the potentially deadly risk posed to young children by button batteries. If accidentally swallowed, the small, round batteries can get lodged in the oesophagus and ...Read More...

Non-communicable diseases killed more Indians in 2015

In 2015, India, like other developed countries, had more number of deaths caused by non-communicable diseases. In the case of males, deaths due to non-communicable diseases (3.6 million) were ...Read More...

HIV cure close after British man ‘freed’ of disease

A British man could become the first person in the world to be cured of HIV using a new therapy designed by a team of scientists from five UK universities. ...Read More...

Heart transplant scenario in India very dismal: Health experts

NEW DELHI: Lack of infrastructure, logistical constraints, and myths and stigma attached to organ donation are the major hurdles keeping the rate of heart transplant in India at an ...Read More...

World’s first baby born using three-parent technique

The world’s first child created using a controversial “three-parent” baby technique has been born in Mexico, it has been announced. Limited details about the birth were revealed ahead of ...Read More...

India’s global health rank plummets to 143: Study

India is hurtling ahead in a lot of spheres, but when it comes to health the country is not performing well. Despite all the hoopla, India is at the ...Read More...

Long daytime naps is a warning sign for type-2 diabetes

Napping for more than an hour during the day could be a warning sign for type-2 diabetes, Japanese researchers suggest. They found the link after analysing observational studies involving ...Read More...
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