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Gestational diabetes may up postpartum depression risk

New York: Gestational diabetes is likely to raise the risk of depression after childbirth in first-time mothers, a study has found.Gestational diabetes is a

Soft robotic sleeve makes heart beat like cardiac muscle

New York: In a ray of hope for those suffering from heart conditions, a team of scientists has developed the world’s first soft robotic sleeve that is

Transcendental meditation may reduce trauma in female prisoners

New York: Practicing transcendental meditation technique for 20 minutes twice a day can significantly reduce trauma symptoms such as unwanted thoughts and help

People with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E

San Francisco: People with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E, an antioxidant important for cell protection, suggests a new study. Conducted

Poor fungal infection diagnosis may up antibiotic resistance

Washington: Poor diagnosis worldwide offungal disease causes doctors to over-prescribe antibiotics, increasing harmful resistance to antimicrobial drugs, a new

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20 minutes walking may reduce body's inflammation: study
20 minutes of walking may reduce inflammation in body: study

20 minutes walking may reduce body’s inflammation: study Los Angeles: Just 20 minutes of exercise may help fight inflammation in the body, according to a

Yoga can bring life back for lower back pain sufferers: Study

New York:People suffering from chronic non-specific lower back pain can find solace in yoga, say researchers, adding that yoga asanas under proper guidance can

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Tips to cure for cracked heels this winter

  New Delhi:  During winter, we apply lotions and creams to our hands, neck and face but miss out the most important part, the feet, thus causing cracked

Weight lifting exercises may cut risks of heart disease, diabetes

Toronto:Your new year resolution of hitting the gym to indulge in some weight lifting exercises may not only help you tone those muscles, but also lower the

New model'll help unhook people among social media
New model to help unhook people from social media

New model’ll help unhook people among social media New York: Like health care providers deal with smoking or alcoholism cases, internet addiction needs

Just 45-minute brisk walk per week can improve arthritis
Just a 45-minute brisk walk a week can improve arthritis

Just 45-minute brisk walk per week can improve arthritis New York: Older people suffering from arthritis can remain fit by engaging in 45 minutes of moderate

Drug that ‘melts’ cancer cells approved for human use

Sydney:A drug that could “melt away” cancer cells has been approved for human use in Australia, a media report said on Tuesday. Developed in

Even moderate physical activity may boost happiness: study
Even moderate physical activity may boost happiness: study

Even moderate physical activity may boost happiness: study London: Even moderate levels of activity can have a positive effect on mental well being and boost

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Anaemia may protect children against malaria: study

Washington:  Parents, take note! Anaemia may protect your children against blood-stage malaria infection, according to a new study which claims that iron

Brain & tooth size didn't co-evolve among humans
Brain and tooth size didn’t co-evolve in humans

Brain & tooth size didn’t co-evolve among humans Washington: Contradicting a prevalent perception, a new study says that our brain enlargement and

Alcohol abuse increases risk of heart disease

New York:Alcohol addiction can increase the risk of heart attack, atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure along with other risk factors like diabetes

A busy year for health ministry

New Delhi:The health ministry dedicated afixed day every month for free antenatal care, launched a new drug to combat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, and

Gut bacteria affects physiology, study found
Gut bacteria can affect our physiology: study

Gut bacteria affects physiology, study found London: Gut microorganisms can interfere with human physiology by modulating the levels of serotonin – a

Sun bathing and vitamin D supplements may be feasible and affordable approaches to improve or even prevent metabolic syndromes which pose a risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new study has claimed.
Sun bathing may help prevent diabetes, heart disease: study

Los Angeles: Sun bathing and vitamin D supplements may be feasible and affordable approaches to improve or even prevent metabolic syndromes which pose a risk

The year India became free of yaws and neonatal tetanus

New Delhi:India, where just 1.5 per cent of the GDP goes to healthcare, took some promising steps to uplift patient care in 2016 — a year that also saw