Weighty issues......
That obesity gives rise to a host of health problems is well-known. Another brickbat that can be added to the list is obesity-related cancers, which are on the

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With adulteration in traditional medicine becoming grav...
In 2015, Chinese scientist Youyou Tu won the Nobel Prize for medicine for her application of traditional Chinese medicine to create a modern-day malaria medicin

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Toxic drugs lead to Parkinson’s at a young age: Dr As...
What earlier used to be a field defined by tools such as a hammer and an ophthalmoscope has evolved to use advanced MRIs, CT Scans, PET Scans, advanced Electrop

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When brain stroke strikes early...
After 39-year-old IT professional Vinod Sharma suffered from a brain stroke a few months ago. He joined work after recovery, but lost his coveted job a few week

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Maharashtra: 24 young adults suffering from Type 1 diab...
Type 1 diabetes is lesser known than its more famous cousin Type 2, but it's the deadlier of the two diseases, particularly because it targets children. Accordi

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Rev up your workout...
There’s a new workout method in town that’s more intense than conventional strength training and no, you don’t have to slog it out for hours at the gym as

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The doctor who does not count calories...
Google weight loss tips, and you will get a lot of information that promises results in a short period of time. However, despite all the information out there,

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Health matters: Intermittent fasting...
Intermittent fasting is one of the methods of fasting, which is scientifically proofed and demonstrated. Most of the research was tested on animals, mainly on r

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Ten die every day due to unsafe abortions in India...
Almost one in every two abortions that occur worldwide is unsafe, according to the latest estimates reported by medical journal The Lancet. Of 5.57 crore aborti

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Amitabh Bachchan's open defecation-free ad campaigns ha...
Hailing Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution towards making the country open defecation-free (ODF), President Ram Nath Kovind today said th

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WHO dietary standards for SAM kids: Health Min...
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has recommended the adoption of standards laid down by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in dealing with nutri

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WHO dietary standards for SAM kids: Health Min...
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has recommended the adoption of standards laid down by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in dealing with nutri

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Health ministry announces 8% drop in infant mortality r...
The infant mortality rate in the country stood at 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, a fall of eight per cent from the corresponding figure the previous year, the

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Young falling prey to heart disease...
A 29-year-old Sumit Sharma, a resident of New Delhi, suffered from a massive heart attack, a few weeks ago. He was in severe shock — on a life support ventila

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Olive oil in regular food key to better life, say exper...
To keep the heart safe and healthy, the medical experts believe to raise awareness of using olive oil in regular food.

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