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    Choosing the right maternity hospital

    Living in a big city like Mumbai, it is important to get familiar with the different maternity hospitals and nursing homes around the city soon after your pregnancy is confirmed. To-be mothers are always jittery about their pregnancy journeys. What helps, is choosing the right maternity hospital in ...

    'Women working as cleaners face increased lung function decline'

    Women working as cleaners face increased lung function decline

    Women who work as cleaners or regularly use cleaning sprays at home may experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not clean, a study has found. "While the short-term effects of cleaning chemicals on asthma are becoming increasingly well documented, we lack ...

    Women in labour must be given more time, position of their choice: WHO

    Women in labour must be given more time, position of their choice: WHO

    Women in labour should be given more time to give birth and have fewer medical interventions while participating more in decision-making, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.Among 26 new recommendations, it rejected a traditional benchmark in labour wards worldwide for the dilation ...

    Exercise can help you sharpen your memory: Research

    Exercise can help you sharpen your memory: Research

    Engaging in regular physical activity is good for your brain too, suggests a new research that found a link between a lower fitness level and faster deterioration of vital nerve fibres in the brain. This deterioration results in cognitive decline, including memory issues characteristic of ...

    New molecule that can fight cancer identified

    New molecule that can fight cancer identified

    Scientists have identified a molecule that can rapid kill tumour cells and could potentially be used to develop new cancer therapies. Humans need the chemical element selenium for good health. The selenium-containing enzyme thioredoxin reductase 1 (TrxR1) can be used to support the growth ...

    MACE BRAND ANNOUNCES IT'S INDO-AMERICAN JOINT VENTURE..Launches a variety of safety products to ...

    MACE BRAND ANNOUNCES ITS INDO-AMERICAN JOINT VENTURE..Launches a variety of safety products to ensure a powerful impact for personal defence

    New Delhi : Mace Brand, a global leader in safety and security, today announced its Indo-American joint venture in India with launch of high-quality products like Pepper sprays, stun guns and personal alarms, to ensure the personal safety of senior citizens, children, women and men alike.Nobody ...

    Cancer-fighting nanorobots can seek, destroy tumours

    Cancer-fighting nanorobots can seek, destroy tumours

    Scientists have successfully developed nanorobots using DNA origami that can shrink tumours by cutting off their blood supply, paving the way for novel cancer therapies. Each nanorobot is made from a flat, rectangular DNA origami sheet, 90 nanometres by 60 nanometres in size. A key ...

    World Health Organization to hold workshop on 'Regulatory System Strengthening and

    The Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP), Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, along with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), is organizing 'India Pharma & India Medical Device 2018', with the theme - 'Affordable and Quality Healthcare', the 3rd International ...

    In a first, human eggs completely grown in lab

    In a first, human eggs completely grown in lab

    In a massive breakthrough, human eggs have been fully grown in a lab in a world first. Experts removed fledgling egg cells from ovary tissue and grew them to the point where they were ready for fertilisation.This could pave the way for a new era of fertility treatments offering hope to ...

    Poster Presentation Competition by FSHM

    Poster Presentation Competition by FSHM

    Future School of Hospital Management in association with Future Healthcare is organising a poster presentation competition on the theme of Depression and Stress Management. This poster is a part of Team Future's 'Good Health Festival 2018'. The last date of submission is 15th February, 2018 ...

    Researchers discover new way to kill liver cancer cells

    Researchers discover new way to kill liver cancer cells

    Scientists have found a new way to kill liver cancer cells and inhibit tumour growth. They have developed a two-way process to achieve the goal and starve the liver cancer.The researchers explained the process as first, they silenced a key cellular enzyme, and then they added a powerful ...

    Air purifiers will help you stay well during flu season

    Air purifiers will help you stay well during flu season

    PUNE :With winter in its peak and pollution levels crossing the poor category mark, the Hospitals and local physicians in Mumbai have noticed a sharp rise in the incidence of respiratory infections, the milder of which are popularly described as "cold" and the more severe as "flu." Every year, ...

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