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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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Spending Mental Health Reduces Crimes: Study

Each dollar a state spends on mental health care brings down 25 cents in its jail expenditures by reducing its inmate population, a new study found. The findings, published in ...

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Himachal Pradesh declared India’s Second Open Defecation Free State

The State of Himachal Pradesh was today declared Open Defecation Free (ODF), making it the second State in the country (after Sikkim) to achieve the feat. The State government made ...

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Diabetes-Centric Ayurveda Day Tomorrow

On the occasion of National Ayurveda Day, the Ministry of AYUSH is organizing a one day National Seminar on “Prevention and Control of Diabetes through Ayurveda” tomorrow (28th October 2016) ...

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Obesity: Japan Scientists Find Way to Manipulate Brain to Burn Fat

A new mechanism in brain that regulates obesity, which can be targeted to treat obesity, was found by a Japanese researcher Makoto Fukuda. They studied the mouse Rap1 gene, which ...

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Soon Wearable Device to Notify Doctor if You’re Unwell

A decade ago smartphone was never believed to replace the entire life-style with access to personal info, health check tab on the go. Now it is natural and realistic with ...

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Blood Pressure is Handiwork of Just a Rice-Grain Sized Carotid: Study

The blood pressure level in body is controlled a small organ of the size of a grain of rice, the carotid body, located between two major arteries that feed the ...

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Delhi Chikungunya: Why Even Centre Hospitals Not Ready?

Delhi has become hostage to chikungunya politics, thanks to the High Court verdict which has vindicated the Lieutenant Governor for his stand to approve or disapprove any decision by the ...

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UK Hospital Pioneers New Era with World’s First Robotic Eye Surgery on Priest

  Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital has created world record conducting the first ever robotic eye surgery in the world and the operation was successfully performed on Father William Beaver, 70, ...

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Sex by Older Men Once a Week Doubles Heart Attack Risk: Study

Having sex by older men once a week or more will put them at higher risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems but not for older women, who may ...

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Blood on Call 104 Service Begins Today

From today, August 30, a Blood on Call service by dialling 104 will be avaialable in major cities of Maharashtra with the launch of ‘Jeevan Amrut Seva’ or ‘Blood-on-Call’. Kicked ...

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Alcoholic? Blame it on Enzyme PRDM2

A research group has identified an enzyme whose production is turned off in nerve cells of the frontal lobe when alcohol dependence develops. The deficiency in this enzyme leads to ...

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Miracle Insulin Pill Developed to Treat Diabetes

Ending the pain of an insulin injection daily for diabetic patients, Niagara University researchers have developed a miracle pill for oral administration to deliver insulin where it needs to go. ...

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