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Airport scanner can damage diabetes device

October 27, 2012 11:47

Full-body scanners used at airports can damage the insulin pump or continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device used by diabetics, caution experts.

Aspirin may arrest declining mental capacity

October 25, 2012 11:59

A daily dose of acetyl salicylic acid, as big as a fourth of an aspirin, may arrest declining mental capacity among the elderly with high cardiovascular risk, says a new study.

Dengue risk higher for kids and aged, say doctors

October 23, 2012 10:56

The death of 80-year-old legendary Bollywood director Yash Chopra from dengue has once again highlighted that the vector disease is not only a poor man's illness. All income classes are vulnerable

New technique to help bust stress, improve sleep

October 22, 2012 16:55

Tension Tamer, a simple and brief technique to reduce stress, can help improve sleep quality and decrease fatigue, say researchers.

US regulator's nod to Lupin's oral contraceptive

October 18, 2012 19:29

Pharma company Lupin Thursday said it has received the US health regulator's approval to market its generic oral contraceptive "Kurvelo" tablets.

Multivitamins can lower cancer risk: study

October 18, 2012 11:38

Taking multivitamin pill a day can lower the risk of cancer, according to a study.

Higher doses of statins best against cholesterol

October 16, 2012 13:29

Treatment with higher doses of Statin is usually the best way of lowering cholesterol levels, suggests a comprehensive review study.

Bihar's suspected polio case tests negative: Unicef

October 11, 2012 21:15

A suspected case of polio reported in Darbhanga district of Bihar has tested negative for the wild virus, it was announced Thursday.

Smoking linked with early pancreatic cancer

October 1, 2012 11:57

Modern ailments have their solution in Ancient wisdom

September 26, 2012 22:10

Jawaharlal Nehru University witnessed the presentation of more than 200 research papers in a three day International Conference on yoga and psychotherapy which was organized under the aegis of Universities Special centre for Sanskrit Studies. The conference is being attended by imminent research scholars, scientists, psychotherapists and doctors from India, UK, Japan,Turkey and United States.

Cuba tests prostate cancer vaccine

September 25, 2012 16:59

Cuban scientists said they have concluded the second round of the clinical trial of a potential vaccine against prostate cancer.

Party drug damaging to memory?

September 21, 2012 14:25

A euphoric high delivered by party drug mephedrone not only makes it extremely addictive but also prompts users to quaff massive doses to maintain the kick, says a study.

Depression a major cause of suicides in India

September 11, 2012 17:32

On August 5, this year, Gitika Sharma committed suicide by hanging herself. Soon after, a 19-year-old girl committed suicide by jumping off Pragati Maidan metro station.

Apollo introduces single-user Biopsy-forceps

September 8, 2012 15:16

Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals on Friday launched single-user Biopsy-forceps which warrants its use on one-patient, for just a single procedure and is thereafter discarded.

Junk food could also damage brain: study

August 30, 2012 15:40

Obesity-inducing junk food could also give you dementia through high blood pressure and cholesterol, which interrupt blood supply to the brain, says a study.


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