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  Life   Health  05 Jan 2018

Life, Health, 05 Jan 2018

Govt trashes WHO report that 57 per cent Indian doctors not qualified

Centre has requested CMs to take appropriate action against quacks and evolve policies to ensure availability of quality health workforce.

05 Jan 2018 9:12 PM

Common birth control drug may up HIV risk: study

A popular injectable contraceptive drug may significantly increase the risk of HIV infection, a study claims.

05 Jan 2018 5:22 PM

New drug that cuts fat without suppressing appetite developed

As fat cells grow larger, they begin to over express a protein that acts as a metabolic brake that slows down fat cell metabolism.

05 Jan 2018 5:16 PM

Girls social camouflage skills may delay autism diagnosis

This study is one of the first to eliminate many of the variables that obscure how sex impacts presentation of autism traits and symptoms.

05 Jan 2018 4:03 PM

Here's the dangers of drinking raw water

WHO reports the consumption of contaminated water is the cause of half a million diarrhoea deaths annually.

05 Jan 2018 2:11 PM


Lose weight by eating breakfast rich with protein

Adopting a higher protein and moderate carbohydrate breakfast routine could be the keyto weight loss.

05 Jan 2018 1:01 PM

Married heart patients more likely than singles to survive

In the widowed group, it may have to do with psychological and behavioral events that accompany life’s course.

05 Jan 2018 1:00 PM

Use of non-cigarette tobacco products tied to teen smoking

More than 2 million middle- and high-school students tried e-cigarettes in 2016.

05 Jan 2018 12:53 PM

Sleeping less than 8 hrs a night may lead to depression: study

Negative thoughts are believed to leave people vulnerable to different types of psychological disorders, such as anxiety or depression

05 Jan 2018 12:47 PM

Eating egg yolks, nuts during pregnancy can boost baby's brain

Researchers from Cornell University conducted the study.

05 Jan 2018 12:09 PM


Study claims being fat is beneficial

Researchers hope their findings could lead to new ways to boost our body's immune response to infections, cancer and vaccinations.

05 Jan 2018 11:36 AM

Breast size dissatisfaction affects self-examination

Here is what a new study has found.

05 Jan 2018 11:21 AM

Sleeping less than 8 hrs linked to repetitive negative thoughts

Researchers are now evaluating how duration of sleep may also contribute to the development or maintenance of psychological disorders.

05 Jan 2018 10:18 AM

Childhood asthma, diabetes may lead to anxiety disorders

Here is what a new study has found.

05 Jan 2018 10:07 AM

Poor oral health ups frailty risk in older men

Frailty is the medical term for becoming more vulnerable to declining health or the inability to perform the activities of daily living.

05 Jan 2018 9:56 AM


Cardiac ramponade: Causes, symptoms and treatment

Here's what you need to know about the serious condition.

05 Jan 2018 9:48 AM