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Health Ministry Launches ‘SAATHIYA’ Resource Kit, Mobile App to Provide Sex Education

The Secretary (Health and Family Welfare), Mr C.K. Mishra launching the ‘Saathiya Resource Kit’, at a function, in New Delhi on February 20, 2017.(PIB Photo)

Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the SAATHIYA Resource Kit including ‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App for adolescents, in New Delhi on Monday as part of the Rashtriya Kishor ...

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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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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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Bangalore Schools to Re-open, No Holiday on Thursday

As Wednesday turned out to be normal with any violence reported, re-opened offices functioning as usual, private schools have finally decided to re-open schools on Thursday and parents may prepare ...

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Bangalore Schools, Colleges to be Closed Tomorrow, Wednesday; Offices May Open

Following Bakrid holiday on Tuesday and the State government of Karnataka declaring that it would obey the Supreme Court order and also deal with an iron hand to stop riots ...

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Bangalore Under Curfew, Karnataka Bleeds as Water Flows to Tamil Nadu

After a hectic day of fear, social media rumours, TV footage of attacks on stores, buses and vehicles, the day of violence ended with the firing opened on a group ...

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Bangalore: Schools, Colleges, Offices Closed/Holiday Tomorrow

Following Monday’s riots and fire on the roads of Bangalore over Cauvery verdict by the Supreme Court, for those fearing whether to send their wards to schools or colleges, it ...

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Unsaturated Olive Oil Better Than Butter Any Day to Live Longer: Study

Researchers have found that higher intake of saturated and trans-fats leads to early death whereas replacing the same with unsaturated fats from plant-based foods like olive oil, canola oil and ...

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Weight Loss Can Reverse Diabetes: Study

Since diabetes can only be controlled by an individual either by medicines, diet contrl or regular exercise, experts have come out with the finding that diabetes can be reversed if ...

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Heart Attack, Stroke Within 1 Hour After Alcohol Consumption Likely, Warn Researchers

Many heart attacks reported immediately after alcohol consumption has been proved again and even moderate levels of consumption may double the risk of heart attack and stroke within an hour ...

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Carrots Cut Down Breast Cancer Risk by 60%, More Benefits

Eating carrots regularly will reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 60 percent, suggested a new study. Carrot has rich vitamins called carotenes, which are found in spinach and ...

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Switch to Turn on Cancer Killing Cells Key to Fight it in Future, Shows Study

Australian researchers have discovered the switch, a protein called ID2 that turns on natural killer cells in the body to fight and eliminate foreign cells including the cancer cells, thus ...

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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such ...

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Honey Kills Dangerous Fungi, Discovers Researcher

Honey, a widely used ingredient in all Ayurvedic medicines has come into limelight for its properties to act on pathogenic fungi which are fatal for many humans and animals. Researchers ...

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Driving Car Regularly Keeps Dementia at Bay, Says New Research

Driving a car regularly keeps cognitive functions of brain in tact and wards off any ill-effects of dementia at bay, said a new study that may see many senior citizens ...

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Romans Did Not Benefit from Toilets, Says Study

The Romans, who had introduced toilet 2,000 years ago, including public multi-seat latrines with washing facility, sewerage system and piped drinking water from aqueducts and hot-water public baths, did not ...

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Chinese Resercher at Jefferson Finds Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapy Effective

The common lung cancer called non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that keeps evading an effective treatment might bow down to gene therapy from a triple therapy with two drugs and ...

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Google Launches its Much Awaited Nexus 5X and 6P Devices in India

The Google has launched the new Nexus phones Nexus 5X and 6P in India just before the launch of the latest iPhones in the country. The devices are expected to ...

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Navratri 2015: Messages, Wishes to Send to Your Beloved Ones

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Navratri 2015 begins on Tuesday, October 13 and will go on for nine days as the name suggests. Devotees celebrate the festival to honour Goddess Durga and her nine forms, ...

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Get Well Soon Navjot Singh Sidhu: From Cricketers to Celebrities Tweet on Social Media

By Prajeet Nair Former cricketer and BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu is admitted in hospital as he suffered from acute deep vein thrombosis, a deep clot in the blood vessel. ...

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