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  • World Osteoporosis Day observed today, stay safe from the bone disease

    World Osteoporosis Day observed today, stay safe from the bone disease

    World Osteoporosis Day is observed every year on October 20, launching a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. Events and campaigns take place throughout the months leading up to and fol...

    Men, your diet before conception may impact your baby's health

    Men, your diet before conception may impact your baby

    A man's diet before conceiving a baby plays a bigger role than previously thought, a study has claimed. According to the study, men need to pay strict attention to their diet before the conception of their baby, since it can impact the newborn's health. In this case, the study further sugges...

    Stress may be as harmful as junk food: study

    Stress may be as harmful as junk food: study

    Stress can affect the gut microbes, causing as much harm to our bodies as junk food, a study has warned. Published in the journal Scientific Reports, the study found that when female mice were exposed to stress, their gut microbiota - the microorganisms vital to digestive and metabolic healt...

    SRCC Children's Hospital undertakes mega awareness campaign on Rett Syndrome

    SRCC Children

    Mumbai: SRCC Children's Hospital along with Indian Rett Syndrome Awareness Foundation and Parents Support Group of Delhi, for the first time in Mumbai, conducted a mega awareness seminar among parents on Rett Syndrome (primarily a neuro development disorder found prominently among girl children). Ov...

    25 million die in pain each year without morphine: Report

    25 million die in pain each year without morphine: Report

    Every year, some 25 million people - one in ten of them - die in intense pain that could have been alleviated with morphine, researchers said. This represents nearly half of all deaths globally each year, they reported in The Lancet medical journal, warning of a "global pain crisis."The vast...

    SC refuses to amend Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act

    SC refuses to amend Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act

    The Supreme Court on Friday declined to amend an Act which prohibits termination of pregnancy beyond 20 weeks saying that the issue fell within the legislative realm. The apex court, however, sought response from the government on framing of guidelines for for setting up a permanent mechanis...

    Transplant: 50-year-old UP man gets heart of youth

    Transplant: 50-year-old UP man gets heart of youth

    A 50-year-old man from Uttar Pradesh got a new lease of life today after undergoing a transplant surgery in New Delhi for a heart harvested from a youth less than half his age. The organ, retrieved from a 21-year-old brain dead patient at a hospital in Jaipur was flown to Delhi and then ferr...

    Narayana Medical Centre Inaugurated at Langford town

    Inaugurating the centre, Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Founder & Chairman, Narayana Health, said, "Firstly, I would like to thank Mr. N.A. Haris, Hon'ble MLA- Shantinagar for his support. Equipped with expert doctors and the latest infrastructure the facility will offer patients chemotherapy, dialysis...

    P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC launches comprehensive Palliative Care Services for chronically ill pati...

    P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC launches comprehensive Palliative Care Services for chronically ill patients

    Mumbai: With an aim to provide emotional and physical support to chronically ill patients, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre today celebrated World Hospice and Palliative Care Day by inaugurating its new Palliative Care service. Under this initiative, the hospital will provide pall...

    Celebrities broke their silence about breast cancer; A not-so-rare-disease anymore

    Celebrities broke their silence about breast cancer; A not-so-rare-disease anymore

    When you type the word "breast cancer" for Google search, every link that you will come across will give you detailed information about the early symptoms of the disease in women, how they should cope up with it, importance of spreading knowledge about cancer and how necessary it is for the welfare ...

    Moderate alcohol consumption may increase risk of atrial fibrillation

    Moderate alcohol consumption may increase risk of atrial fibrillation

    By Bhupen Goswami  GUWAHATI :Moderate alcohol consumption may change the structure of the heart in ways that increases the risk of atrial fibrillation leading to a stroke, a study suggests. Atrial fibrillation is a known risk factor for stroke and the irregular pumping of blood can lead to c...

    Breakthrough discovery provides glimmer of hope to prevent blindness

    New Delhi: Macquarie University researchers have discovered that a naturally occurring protein in the body protects the eye from the common eye disease glaucoma, and which is particularly sensitive to oxidation through environmental factors that may include cigarette smoke, in research published in ...

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