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Antibiotics may give rise to more harmful bacteria, warns biologist

Antibiotics have been giving way to resistence to bateria and the past three decades have seen many malaria, typhoid and tuberculosis diseases returning resistent to known drugs. Now reserchers say ...

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WHO releases new ‘smart’ syringes for safe use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) released new injection safety guidelines here Monday, providing detailed recommendations highlighting the safety features for syringes, including devices that protect against accidental needle injury and ...

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World’s First Emotional Robot ‘Pepper’ for Dementia Patients’ Daily Care on Sale Now in Japan

For humans, it is difficult to monitor dementia patients but not for robots, if right software is developed, say Japanese scientists who created software to monitor and help dementia patients ...

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Viagra Pill for Women Awaits FDA Nod

A US-based pharmaceuticals firm is all set to resubmit the world’s first female sex drug for the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval, which is equivalent of Viagra for ...

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Japanese Develop Armband to Sound Alarm if You Have Fever

Japanese researchers have developed a fever alarm armband, a flexible, self-powered wearable device that goes off in case of high body temperature beyond 102 degrees. The flexible organic components developed ...

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Hand-washing Dishes Leaves Kids with Fewer Allergies: Study

In a reversal of popular belief, a new study shows kids in families who hand-wash their dishes have fewer allergies. In other worlds, they say getting a little dirty does ...

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DRI Seizes Rs.30-Cr Worth Drug Smuggled into Delhi

In a major operation, the officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Ministry of Finance have seized in Delhi contraband psychotropic substance of the amphetamine class suspected to be Mephedrone ...

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Timely meals, early to bed can prevent onset of mental illness: Study

Time and again doctors and researchers have proved that living a structured life with regular meal times and early bedtimes can lead to a better life and the latest study ...

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Late Night Snacks Affect Your Brain, Warn Researchers

If you develop a strong urge to eat a snack or two late at night, it spells bad for your brain as it has to revive the digestion process coming out ...

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Swine flu round up: MP death toll rises to 102, HP Nil

MP: The death toll due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh has risen to 102 as of Sunday as the country braced up to more cases in neighbouring states as ...

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Is Polio re-surfacing in India? Bihar suspects 2 cases

Two suspected cases of polio have been reported in Bihar’s Darbhanga district and the samples were sent for tests at a laboratory in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, one year after ...

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Brain goes silent when we talk loud: Reveals study

The command centre of the brain cannot function, especially the human speech part, fails to work when we speak loudly, said a new study. The Broca’s area — named after ...

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February Month of Heart: Tomatoes to Nuts, Six Top Heart-Friendly Foods You Must Have

American Heart Month is being observed in the moth of February to highlight heartcare, which is primary concern for millions of Americans and people all over the world. At least ...

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Coughing Arvind Kejriwal Heightens Scary Mandate and Scary Pollution

By Rajendra Shende The day Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP, which means Common Man’s Party) won unprecedented mandate in Delhi’s assembly election, the City Council in Paris, the French ...

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Diabetes+Depression Leads to Dementia: Study

People with cognitive impairment are at higher risk of developing dementia if they have diabetes coupled with depression, says a new study. Known as Mild cognitive impairment (MCI), it occurs ...

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Diabetes: One drug shot set to kill two birds?

Researchers have found that the drug DDP-4 drug used for Type 2 Diabetes can also be used to against low blood sugar levels, effectively stimulating insulin production in the body. ...

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Swine Flu Wrap: Nation Stares as J&K SP Dies, Ghaziabad DM infected, toll reaches 743

Crossing all the inter-state borders, swine flu is taking national character with top government officials becoming the latest victims after many doctors succumbed to the dreaded virus that is spreading ...

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Swine flu death toll touches 703; PM directs proper treatment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday has asked health officials to ensure necessary treatment and adequate medicines for swine flu patients while affected states have been offered central assistance even as ...

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Sleep Loss Leads to Diabetes, Reiterates New study

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Sleep loss can elevate levels of free fatty acids in the blood among those with pre-diabetic conditions, says new study, confirming a 15-year-old study on the same lines. The study, ...

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Swine Flu: Rajasthan Reports 8 More Deaths, Toll Reaches 191

Swine flu is spreading across Rajasthan rapidly that the state reported 8 more deaths on Wednesday, taking the total deaths from the dreaded viral disease to 191 since  the beginning ...

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