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  • Wednesday, February, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 07:31:50
  • Par passes Bill to make clinical registration must

    Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill making it binding on all clinical establishments in four states and Union Territories to register themselves with the government. “The law seeks to fill up the gaps for time-bound and quality medical treatment,” Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said in the Rajya Sabha in his reply to the debate […]

    A therapy ‘to slow tumour growth in breast cancer patients’

    Scientists have developed a new therapy which they claim could significantly slow tumour growth in patients with advanced breast cancer. An international study has found that the therapy, designed to attack tumours in patients with a genetic mutation in either BRCA1 or BRCA2, slowed tumour growth in 85 per cent of advanced breast cancer patients, […]

    Smoking ‘influences gene function’

    Here’s yet another reason why you should kick the butt – smoking influences gene function, a new study has claimed. Researchers at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research have found that exposure to cigarette smoke can alter gene expression — the process by which a gene’s information is converted into the structures and functions of […]

    Global Health Progress Highlights ViiV Healthcare’s Announcement of New Initiatives

    Washington:  Global Health Progress highlights ViiV Healthcare’s announcement of a new series of initiatives, including improving access to medicines, to support people living with HIV/AIDS in the poorest and most vulnerable countries. To address the evolving treatment needs in these countries, ViiV Healthcare will now allow people living with HIV/AIDS to access the whole portfolio […]

    Low Social Interaction Harms Lifespan on a Par with Obesity, Smoking, Inactivity

    A new study from the US suggests that social interaction should be considered an important factor for extending lifespan, on a par with other health and lifestyle factors, to the extent that low social interaction harms longevity as much as alcoholism and smoking, has more impact than lack of exercise, and is twice as harmful […]

    Aspirin reduces risk of colon polyps recurring

    NEW YORK: For people with a history of colorectal polyps or cancer, taking aspirin is an effective way to reduce the chances of new polyps appearing, according to researchers in Europe and the US. Polyps in the colon can sometimes be a precursor to the development of cancer. Writing in the Journal of the National […]

    A Look Inside: The Mechanics Of The Human Eye

    To understand how Los Angeles Lasik  surgery may help you see better and reduce or eliminate your need for glasses or contact lenses, it is helpful to understand how the eye works. In order to see clearly, the “normal” eye is designed to focus images clearly onto the retina. This focusing power is a combination […]

    ‘Increasing healthcare spending drives nutraceuticals consumption in India’

    Netscribes (India) Pvt. Ltd., a knowledge consulting solutions company, announces the launch of its updated report – Nutraceuticals Market in India. The consumption of functional foods and beverages is growing in India owing to the health consciousness amongst consumers. Due to changing patterns of healthcare spending, newer varieties of food and beverages in the form […]

    Shoulder Dislocation :: Dislocated Shoulder: Symptoms:cured by Key Hole Surgery

    If your shoulder is wrenched upward and backward, you may dislocate it out of its socket. This condition is both painful and incapacitating. The force required is often that of a fall or a collision with another person or object (both of which can occur during many sports). Most shoulder dislocations happen at the lower […]

    Fast Acne Remedies To Eliminate Acne Completely

    Fast-Acne-Remedies.com is the new acne information website developed by Bright Hope Enterprises, INC, that teaches acne sufferers the best and fastest ways to not only relieve acne symptoms, but eliminate their acne completely. It is billed as the “ultimate resource for acne information and treatments” The new site was created by health writer, and former […]