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Plant-based diets can help diabetes patients: Study
New York, June 19 (IANS) Plant-based diets can be beneficial for diabetes as a new study has found that it may improve glycemic control, cholesterol and lead to weight loss in people with Type 2 diabetes.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Here's why the 90-day 'golden period' in post-stroke rehabilitation is vital (Comment)
A stroke can hit anyone at any age. India reports more than 1.8 million cases every year, of which almost 15 per cent affect people in their 30s and 40s.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Health/Medicine
Girl from Punjab's backward area tops AIIMS entrance
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Eliza Bansal, 17, from Punjab's backward area of Lehragaga in Sangrur district has topped in the entrance examination for the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
AIIMS declares MBBS entrance results; girls bag top three ranks
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday declared the results of its 2018 MBBS entrance exam for the 800 seats at the hospital's nine campuses across the country. The top three ranks were bagged by girls.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Poland celebrates 4th International Yoga Day
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) Around three thousand people on Sunday celebrated the Fourth International Yoga Day in Poland, a country where yoga has almost become a way of life for many citizens.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Poland,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Odisha shouldn't oppose Ayushman Bharat for mere politics: Pradhan
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the Odisha government should not oppose the Ayushman Bharat scheme, popularly known as Modicare, for mere political reasons.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
'Incredibles 2': US theatres to issue strobe light warning
Los Angeles, June 17 (IANS) Moviegoers seeing "Incredibles 2" in the US will now be warned about the flashing lights used in the film and their potentially triggering effect.
2018-06-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Health/Medicine
Obesity, smoking roadblocks in successful arthritis treatment
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) Obesity in women and smoking among men could be major factors behind not achieving remission in rheumatoid arthritis, despite early treatment, researchers say.
2018-06-17
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Childhood stress makes your brain mature faster: Study
London, June 16 (IANS) Stress in early childhood due to negative experiences -- such as illness or divorce of parents -- may lead to faster maturation of certain brain regions,during adolescence, a new study suggests.
2018-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Gout may up dementia risk in elders: Study
New York, June 15 (IANS) Elderly people suffering from gout may have 17-20 per cent higher risk of dementia, suggests a new study by a team that includes an Indian-origin researcher.
2018-06-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
High Vitamin D levels associated with low colon cancer risk
New York, June 15 (IANS) Consuming a Vitamin D rich diet is not only beneficial for your bones but can also keep colorectal or colon cancer at bay, a new study shows.
2018-06-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Antipsychotic drugs can up diabetes, obesity risk among youth
New York, June 14 (IANS) Prescribing antipsychotic drugs to children and adolescents, even for short-term, can cause weight gain and the risk of developing diabetes, researchers have warned.
2018-06-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
India launches accelerated plan to eliminate elephantiasis
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Wednesday said India has made much progress in eliminating lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) as he launched an accelerated plan for its elimination at the start of a three-day global meet of 72 endemic countries.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Automated robotic device developed for faster blood testing
New York, June 13 (IANS) Researchers have developed an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results and allows health care practitioners to spend more time treating patients.
2018-06-13
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Parrikar to meet council of ministers on June 15
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is expected to return from the US on Thursday, has summoned cabinet ministers for a meeting on Friday, a cabinet Minister in the BJP-led coalition government said on Wednesday.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Can sleeping more affect your heart?
Seoul, June 13 (IANS) If you thought that only less hours of sleep would affect your health, then you are wrong. Sleeping more than 10 hours per day is also associated with metabolic syndrome, raising the risk for heart diseases, according to a new study.
2018-06-13
Category: International, South Korea,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Kumaraswamy responds to Modi's fitness challenge
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fitness challenge saying that yoga and treadmill were a part of his daily workout but he was more concerned about the "development fitness" of his state.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Odisha's new health scheme to benefit 70 lakh families
Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced health assurance scheme "Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana" that will benefit around 3.5 crore people from over 70 lakh families in the state.
2018-06-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Tejashwi prays for Vajpayee
Patna, June 12 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday prayed for the rapid recovery of an ailing former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
2018-06-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS, condition stable (Third Lead)
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday for "examination and management", triggering VIP visits including that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
2018-06-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Goa government memo suggests Parrikar back on June 18, BJP denies
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) Is Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently undergoing treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer in the US, scheduled to return here by June 18? An official memo claimed so on Monday even as the ruling BJP denied it.
2018-06-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
India to attain SDG target in maternal mortality by 2022: Nadda
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Union Health Minister J. P. Nadda on Monday said India will achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target in maternal mortality by 2022 while the government's Ayushman Bharat, popularly known as Modicare, is aimed at changing the face of the country.
2018-06-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday for routine check-up on the advice of doctors, a hospital official said.
2018-06-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Nipah virus scare spread over, says Kerala Health Minister
Kozhikode (Kerala), June 10 (IANS) The deadly Nipah virus that struck this Kerala district last month and claimed 16 lives in the state has been finally contained and the last of the two positive cases have fully recovered, said Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Sunday.
2018-06-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Apps boosting 'healthy lifestyle' can slow artery ageing: Study
London, June 10 (IANS) Using smartphone application that promotes a healthy lifestyle can help slow artery ageing by improving compliance to a proper diet and physical activity, suggest researchers.
2018-06-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
New antibiotic-resistant bacteria with triple threat found in US
New York, June 10 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time isolated an extremely virulent strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae (K pneumoniae) that is resistant to a class of highly effective antibiotic agents and presents a triple threat, from a patient in the US.
2018-06-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
The summer of 2018 and Goa's sick leaders
Panaji, June 10 (IANS) The summer of 2018 has left Goa's politicians sweating with worry, with five legislators, including Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, taking ill with serious ailments.
2018-06-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
WHO lauds India's success in reducing maternal mortality
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The government's efforts at improving access to quality maternal health services and increased emphasis on women's education are some of the reasons behind India's groundbreaking progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 77 per cent, the WHO said on Sunday.
2018-06-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Loneliness can double risk of dying early: Study
London, June 10 (IANS) Men and women who "feel lonely" are more likely to have worse mental health, heart disease conditions and die early than those "living alone", according to a study.
2018-06-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Vice President undergoes cataract surgery
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu underwent a cataract surgery at a Hyderabad hospital on Sunday, an official statement said.
2018-06-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
People in Delhi's open-defecation free area defecate openly (Civic Feature)
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Pushpa Devi, 40, takes a walk along the railway tracks every morning to relieve herself, sitting and hiding under the bushes in Jangpura, a mixed neighbourhood that is part of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC)-governed area declared open-defecation free last year under the much-hyped Swachh Bharat Mission.
2018-06-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
This iPhone app can detect dementia symptoms early
Tokyo, June 10 (IANS) Japanese researchers have developed an iPhone app that can detect early signs of dementia, the media reported.
2018-06-10
Category: International, Japan,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine,Technology
How your kitchen towels can cause food poisoning
Port Louis, June 10 (IANS) The humble kitchen towels used for multi-purpose tasks can put your households at potential risk of bacteria that cause food poisoning, say researchers.
2018-06-10
Category: International, Mauritius,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
This technique can image over 10,000 genes at once
New York, June 10 (IANS) In a new breakthrough research, scientist have found a technique to image more than 10,000 genes at once within individual cells.
2018-06-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
High star rating on health apps does'nt guarantee accuracy
New York, June 10 (IANS) Do you use prefer using highly-rated apps that claims to change your smartphone into a blood pressure monitor? Beware, the high "star rating" does not guarantee medical accuracy or value, researchers warned.
2018-06-10
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Modern homeopathy backed by telemedicine will do away with hospitalisation: Minister
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) Advancements in homeopathic treatment based on modern research and telemedicine will help serve millions of patients suffering from complex diseases in the country as well as abroad, a Union Minister said on Saturday.
2018-06-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Centre to open Yoga, Ayush centres to treat patients in AIIMS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) The centre will shortly open yoga and ayush centres in the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) that are currently functional, Union Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey said on Saturday.
2018-06-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Decoded: What causes inflammation after heart attack
New York, June 9 (IANS) Scientists have zeroed in on a type of immune cell that tries to heal the injured heart following a heart attack but instead triggers inflammation that leads to even more damage.
2018-06-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
CO2 jabs result in short-term reduction of belly fat: Study
New York, June 9 (IANS) Fed up of trying to reduce belly fat? A weekly carbon dioxide gas-based therapy could be safe and effective in eliminating fat around the stomach, results of first clinical trials have shown.
2018-06-09
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Quality health services to help India achieve MMR below 70: Unicef
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India registered a major decline of 22 per cent in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) to 130, but to reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target of less than 70, the focus has to be on timely access to quality health services, Unicef India said on Saturday.
2018-06-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ancient Peru's cranial surgeons highly skilled: Study
New York, June 9 (IANS) The survival rate for cranial surgery performed by Inca surgeons in ancient Peru was twice more than those during the American Civil War, researchers say.
2018-06-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
UAE-based Indian undergoes amputation after minor infection
Abu Dhabi, June 9 (IANS) An Abu Dhabi-based Indian had to undergo amputation of his hands and legs following an unsuspecting small injury at work, the media reported on Saturday.
2018-06-09
Category: International, Togo,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Delaying motherhood may up boys' heart disease risk later
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) While giving birth at an older age is becoming more common, it can make your baby boy more vulnerable to the risk of developing heart diseases in adulthood, a study has shown.
2018-06-09
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Is food allergy linked to ASD?
New York, June 9 (IANS) Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more than twice as likely to suffer from a food allergy than children who do not have ASD, a new study suggests.
2018-06-09
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Asthma drug may reverse memory loss in dementia patients
New York, June 9 (IANS) A drug used for the treatment of asthma can help reverse the cognitive impairments like memory loss caused by abnormal accumulations of a protein in patients with Alzheimer's disease, breakthrough research on mice has shown.
2018-06-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Modicare does not address India's health inequities'
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), or Modicare, fails to address the enormous inequities in India's health sector, says Purendra Prasad, who, along with Amar Jesani, has edited "Equity and Access: Health Care Studies In India".
2018-06-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Former Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik dead at 76
Panaji/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Former Goa Congress President and two-time Rajya Sabha MP, Shantaram Naik, died of a massive heart attack on Saturday, a party leader said. He was 76.
2018-06-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Ex-Goa Congress MP Shantaram Naik dead, Rahul condoles
Panaji/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Former Rajya Sabha MP and senior Congress leader Shantaram Naik passed away on Saturday after suffering a massive heart attack, a party leader said. He was 72.
2018-06-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Fromer Union Minister L.P. Shahi dead at 98
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister L.P. Shahi died early on Saturday at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in here. He was 98.
2018-06-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Ex-Union Minister L.P. Shahi dead, Rahul condoles
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister L.P. Shahi died on Saturday at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. He was 98.
2018-06-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine

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