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  • Prostatectomy: What Is It And Why Is It Done?

    Prostatectomy: What Is It And Why Is It Done?

    Introduction Prostatectomy is a common surgery employed to take out the prostate gland, located under the bladder in men. The function of the prostate gland is to regulate the production of semen; it does this by producing the nourishing fluid in which sperm is suspended before e...

    US scientists find possible cure for leukemia

    US scientists find possible cure for leukemia

    A group of American scientists has found a new possibility to cure leukemia, a deadly disease that strikes patients as young as seven. In a study published in the Journal Nature Medicine, the group from Stanford University and National Institute of Health (NIH) found that a molecule, called ...

    Diabetes may be linked to severe mental health issues: Study

    Diabetes may be linked to severe mental health issues: Study

    A new report highlights the need for people with diabetes to be provided with better mental health support. Diabetes is a disease in which the body's ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glu...

    Skin grown by German doctors saves boy with genetic disease

    Skin grown by German doctors saves boy with genetic disease

    German doctors have successfully grown genetically modified skin and used it to replace that of a boy with a genetic disease in a life-saving operation that is the first of its kind, representatives from the University of Bochum said. A research report, published in the biomedical journal Na...

    Healthy eating for your growing child

    Healthy eating for your growing child

    Proper diet is very essential for the growth of children. They require adequate nutrition for better growth and develop a healthy body. FOLLOW A HEALTH EATING PLAN• Give six meals to the child• Include Proteins, carbohydrate, fats, vitamins, fibre and minerals in diet• Give milk and milk pro...

    Road injuries caused 65% more disabilities, early deaths in 2016 in comparison with 1990

    Road injuries caused 65% more disabilities, early deaths in 2016 in comparison with 1990

    According to a government report, road injuries caused 65 percent more ill-health, disabilities and early deaths in 2016 than they did in 1990. The contribution of road injuries to the total disease burden in the country has increased in most states since 1990, said the report compiled by the Indian...

    Heavy drinking and smoking can age you faster: Study

    Heavy drinking and smoking can age you faster: Study

    People who indulge in heavy drinking and smoking may have visible signs of physical ageing, and look older than they are, a study has warned. The findings are based on a study that followed more than 11,500 adults since 1976.Men and women who drank 28 or more drinks were more likely to devel...

    World Cancer Summit begins with aim to bring communities together

    World Cancer Summit begins with aim to bring communities together

    Leaders and officials from around the world gathered in Mexico City on Tuesday for the annual World Cancer Leaders' Summit to raise awareness and look at new research and technologies aimed at fighting the illness. Some of the most notable attendees included Mexican President Enrique Pena Ni...

    Saudi Arabia approves Yoga

    Saudi Arabia approves Yoga

    Saudi Arabia has officially approved Yoga. Saudi Ministry of Trade and Industry has listed Yoga under "sports activities", which allows any Saudi citizen to practice or propagate it by getting a licence from the government.

    Rainbow Children's Hospital launches India's First Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Clinic in Banga...

    Rainbow Children

    Ahead of the World Diabetes Day which falls on Children's Day, India's first pediatric super speciality hospital, Rainbow Children's Hospital announced the launch of the first-of-its-kind Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes clinic in its Marathahalli centre, Bangalore. In the wake of an increase in nu...

    On Account of 'World Diabetes Day', Manipal Hospitals Launches Blue Messenger and fight against 7 'S...

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    Bangalore : In a bid to educate and create awareness about diabetes, Blue Messenger and 7 S campaign was unveiled at Manipal Hospitals today. The campaign was flagged off by Ms. Amulya, noted Kannada Cine star in the presence of Dr. H. Sudarshan Ballal - Chairman, Manipal Hospitals and Dr Kart...

    Going the vegetarian way cuts the risk of heart failure by 42%, study reveals

    Going the vegetarian way cuts the risk of heart failure by 42%, study reveals

    Eating a vegetarian diet might slash your risk of heart failure by almost half, according to a new study. Scientists have discovered that those who swap processed meats and fatty foods for a mostly plant-based diet are 42 per cent less likely to develop heart failure. A diet which includes w...

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