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Supreme Court Allows Abortion of Headless Foetus

India’s apex court on Wednesday allowed a 23-year-old Mumbai woman to abort her 24-week-old foetus as it had no skill and doctors said it would endanger her life. Usually, abortion ...

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Exercise, Workout Levels Decline Due to Texting, Talking on Phone: Study

Keen on doing exercise and taking a power walk? Not while using your smartphone, says a study. Turn off your cell phone, advises Michael Rebold, assistant professor of integrative exercise science ...

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Diabetes Among Kids Growing Alarmingly, Warns Study of 2011 vs 2015

Based on private health insurance claims with a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, a study said the incidence of the disease has more than doubled in the pediatric population or children ...

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Blue Corn Reduces Risk from BP, Diabetes, Cancer: Study

Eating blue corn may decrease the risk factor from metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, said a new study. The research undertaken by an Indian origin scientist and his ...

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Duke Scientists Find Tweaked Salmonella to Fight Brain Cancer

Scientists from Duke University have found a strain of salmonella that causes food poisoning but useful in fighting glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. The blood-brain barrier that ...

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Merck Ebola Vaccine Working: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that an experimental Ebola vaccine has been found to be highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea. WHO ...

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Lack Self-Confidence? Japan Scientist Shows the Way to Reverse it

Japan neuro-scientist has discovered a way to implicitly amplify confidence in the brain by combining the use of artificial intelligence and brain imaging technology, according to a study, published in ...

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How Malaria Killed 450000 Romans?

An analysis of 2,000-year-old human remains from several regions across the Italian peninsula has confirmed the presence of malaria during the Roman Empire, addressing a longstanding debate about its pervasiveness ...

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Cataracts linked to Increasing Incidence of Depression in Older Adults: Chinese Researchers

Going beyond diabetes, scientists found that older adults with cataracts too are more likely to have symptoms of depression, ruling out the belief that they are independent of each other.  ...

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Trump Names Indian-Origin Seema Verma as Healthcare Secretary

Seema Verma, an Indian origin American consultant in Pence’s Medicaid program for the poor in Indiana, has been named by US President-elect Donald Trump’s as Secretary of the federal Centers ...

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Vertigo, Blurred Vision? Vestibular Decline Doubles Every 10 Years After 40: Study

A new study by Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers found that our ability to detect and perceive motion declines after 40 years of age, making it one of the leading ...

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Birdflu near Hampi in Karnataka, 1593 chicken culled

An outbreak of bird flu virus in Karnataka was reported by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on Friday, citing a Nov. 11 report from the Indian agriculture ministry. ...

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Jayalalithaa on Tracheostomy Tube: What is Tracheostomy?

Apollo doctors said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is able to speak with the help of a valve attached to the tracheostomy (a tube and attached valve for communication), which ...

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Sales in Sugary Drinks Drop 20% After Campaign

After a multi-faceted campaign that included policy changes and community education efforts, residents of one Maryland county put fewer sugary drinks in their grocery carts, according to research presented at ...

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Device to Stem Diabetes Developed by Japan Scientists

Scientists of Kumamoto University in Japan have developed a new wearable strip to help treat type 2 diabetes, even in obese, disabled or elderly people that can effect visceral fat ...

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Maths Inheritance Debunked by New Study

A new theory regarding how the brain first learns basic math could alter approaches to identifying and teaching students with math learning disabilities. Published in the Behavioral and Brain Sciences ...

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Summer Breaks Increase Obesity in Kids: Study

Childhood obesity and overweight rates rise during summer break, not during school year, said a research study suggesting that major risk factors for child obesity lie outside of school. The ...

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Brain Volume Indicates Possible Weight Loss in Older Poeple: Study

If you’re trying to lose weight, what are your chances of success? Your brain may hold the key. Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center believe they may have found ...

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Reduce Weight by Adding Canola Oil in Diet Daily

Including canola oil in a healthy diet may help reduce abdominal fat in as little as four weeks, according to health researchers. “Visceral, or abdominal, fat increases the risk for ...

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Neurocognitive Deficit Signals Psychosis

While schizophrenia is best known for episodes of psychosis – a break with reality during which an individual may experience hallucinations – it is also marked by chronic neurocognitive deficits, ...

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