Friday, July 19, 2024
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Report: If you want to stay healthy at the age of 70, then eat wisely at the age of 40

Drinking hot water reduces obesity, how much truth is there in this, read the news...

ONGC and Govt of J&K Collaborate to Enhance Healthcare Facilities at Baltal and Chandanwari

Health Update: Are you carrying mobile phones in the toilet, the habit will change after reading this news

Psychosis…patients suffering from such a disease can take dangerous steps, read why treatment is necessary

Consuming salty things also increases sugar!

Study shows inhaling fentanyl may lead to irreversible brain damage

NEW DELHI: Inhaling the synthetic opioid fentanyl -- approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use as pain relief and anaesthetic -- can cause irreversible brain damage, according to a new study on Tuesday.

Early detection of 'osteoarthritis' may allow therapy that improves joint health: Researchers

San Francisco: Researchers have said that early detection of "knee osteoarthritis" could provide an opportunity to arrest the disease process and restore joint health.

Liver diseases in kids up due to junk food, sugar consumption

LUCKNOW:Medical experts have found that one in three children have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), primarily caused by excess sugar consumption.

Doctors treat brave boy who survived tiger attack by pulling big cat's tongue

GURUGRA:MDoctors here treated a brave 17-year-old boy who survived a scary tiger attack by pulling the tongue of the big cat.

TB diagnosis must go beyond persistent cough: Lancet study

LONDON: While persistent cough has been a hallmark symptom of tuberculosis, there should be new ways identified to diagnose the world's most deadly infection as a new study on Wednesday showed a majority of the patients do not have the common symptom.

Health experts express concern on rising tide of obesity among Indian kids

NEW DELHI: Obesity in children in India has increased manifold, pushing them to an unhealthy life ahead, said doctors on World Obesity Day on Monday.

Experts call for boosting MMR vaccination drive in children

NEW DELHI: Amid the recent outbreak of measles in Madhya Pradesh, health experts on Tuesday called for boosting MMR vaccination drive in children.

AI may automate diagnosis of lupus nephritis: Report

NEW DELHI: With research being undertaken in the US to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) to diagnose lupus nephritis (LN), there is a possibility of automating the detection of the disease, according to a report on Thursday.

UP govt set to dismiss 774 doctors for absenteeism

LUCKNOW: Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak, who also holds the health portfolio, has said that the state government has initiated the process of dismissing 774 doctors who have remained absent from work.

Higher body temperature linked to depression: Study

NEW YORK: People with depression have higher body temperatures, suggesting there could be a mental health benefit to lowering the temperatures of those with the disorder, according to a new study.w

New heart treatment to help grow a replacement valve inside body

LONDON: Replacement heart valves that grow inside the body may be a step closer to reality.

Covid-19 may temporarily affect sperm quality: Study

Beijing: Covid-19 infection can impact the quality of sperm, but only temporarily, according to a study.

Chronic inflammation & poverty may double death risk: Study

NEW YORK: People with chronic inflammation living in poverty have more than double the risk of dying from heart disease and nearly triple the risk of dying from cancer within the next 15 years, according to a new study.

Female contraceptives continue to lack safe therapeutics: Report

NEW DELHI: The current unmet needs in the female contraceptives market are similar to those that were present 10 years ago. The market still lacks therapeutics that provide better safety, according to a report.

No new COVID-19 variant found in Assam, says state health minister

Guwahati: Assam Health Minister Keshab Mahanta asserted on Thursday that no new variant of COVID-19 was found in the state in recent times.

Covid-19 fears resurface in K'taka, health dept orders mock drills at hospitals

BENGALURU: As fears of the Covid-19 pandemic have resurfaced in Karnataka after several people in neighbouring Kerala have been infected by the new JN.1 variant, the state health department has ordered mock drills to be conducted at all government hospitals to ensure the preparedness of the medical infrastructure in case of an emergency.

Indian-origin MIT engineer designs robotic replica of heart’s right chamber

NEW YORK: A team of US engineers, led by one of an Indian-origin, has developed a robotic replica of the heart's right ventricle, which mimics the beating and blood-pumping action of live hearts.

Antiretroviral therapy within hours of birth beneficial for newborns with HIV

NEW YORK: Giving antiretroviral therapy (ART) to newborns with HIV within 48 hours of life -- rather than within weeks or months -- can safely suppress amounts of HIV in the blood to undetectable levels, revealed a study of more than 50 babies in 11 countries in Africa, Asia, North America and South America.

TB, malaria causing pathogens use force to breach immune defences: Study

NEW YORK: Researchers have discovered a previously unknown process by which tuberculosis, malaria and chlamydia causing pathogens enter a cell with physical force, breaching the body's immune defences that prevent infection.

Dr.Balbir Singh advises people to be cautious against swine flu

CHANDIGARH: In view of the approaching season of respiratory illnesses, Health and Family Welfare Minister Punjab Dr Balbir Singh on Friday took stock of the situation in the state and listed out steps for its prevention and control. He directed the State health department to issue a detailed advisory to prevent and control further spread of influenza like illnesses (ILI).

50 sustain eye injuries during Diwali celebrations in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: At least 50 people have sustained eye injuries during Diwali celebrations in Hyderabad and the outskirts.

Rising PM2.5 load in Mumbai's air spurs 'silent health crisis': Experts

MUMBAI: As the Maharashtra government and the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation fret and fume to control the atmospheric pollution levels in Mumbai and other cities, top medical experts warn that bad air can lead to multiple health issues, including cancer, heart complications and diabetes among the citizens.

Deaths from Ebola, SARS & Nipah to soar 12x due to climate change: Study

NEW YORK: Human deaths from zoonotic diseases like Ebola, Marburg, SARS and Nipah will increase by 12 times due to climate change by 2050, according to an alarming research that calls for "urgent action".

SGPGI’s advanced diabetic centre to become functional soon

LUCKNOW: The Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) advanced diabetic centre will become functional soon as a one stop centre for all complications related to the disease under one roof.

Antibiotics now ineffective for common childhood infections: Lancet

Sydney:High rates of antibiotic resistance have rendered the drugs used to treat common infections in children and babies, ineffective, according to an alarming study published in Lancet South East Asia on Tuesday.

Covid vax does not increase risk of miscarriage: Study

NEW YORK: Are planning pregnancy and worried about taking Covid-19 vaccines for fear of complications? Take heart, a new study shows no increased risk of early or late miscarriage as a result of male or female partners getting a Covid vaccine prior to conceiving.

Flu cases remain at alert level in Japan

Tokyo:The average number of influenza patients per regularly monitored medical institution in Japan this week came to 16.41, exceeding the alert level of 10 for the second consecutive week, the Health Ministry said.

An app to help people suffering from swallowing disorders

Kochi:Amrita Hospital in Kochi has launched what’s believed to be a state of the art for all those suffering from swallowing disorders (dysphagia).

Ethnic violence hit Manipur now battling African Swine Fever

Imphal:Even as Manipur continues to deal with the devastating ethnic crisis six months after it began, there has been an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) that has killed hundreds of pigs, dealing a major blow to farmers in seven districts in the northeastern state.

Sponge left inside woman's abdomen after C-sec in Bihar hospital

PATNA: In a case of medical negligence, doctors of a private hospital left a surgical sponge in a woman's abdomen after a cesarean section in Bihar's Vaishali district.

Nanoparticle-based new tri-valent vax to fight SARS, Covid & MERS

NEW YORK: Scientists have developed a tri-valent vaccine using a nanoparticle that can protect against three different deadly coronaviruses, and has show to be successful in mouse studies.

Experts warn parents: Look out for changes in child’s behaviour

LUCKNOW: The rape of a Class 8 student by an auto driver who took her to school for almost seven days, has made experts -- doctors, police officials and social scientists -- warn parents about the deviation in their child’s behaviour when he or she returns home.

Groww surpasses Zerodha in active investor count

MUMBAI: Bengaluru-based Fintech startup Groww has shot past the country’s leading discount brokerage company Zerodha in terms of the highest number of active investors.

ADB, HUDCO to finance Maha plans for 34 new superspeciality hospitals

MUMBAI:In a follow-up of the recent spate of deaths in several government-run hospitals, Maharashtra will create new super-speciality hospitals and upgrade other health-care infrastructure under the 'Vision-2035' initiative, with help from HUDCO, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Centre.

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