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Starting football before 12 could expedite nerve disease

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is common in athletes, study shows its onset is linked to age of football initiation Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative...
Fitness

Avoid golf carts if you have knee pain, walk the course

Research says golfers with knee osteoarthritis who prefer carts will do better, walking If you are a golf enthusiast, with a knee niggle, keep off...
health worker collecting details of aayushman Bharat

On Ayushman Bharat Diwas today, health msg to reach 6L villages

Hectic activity in states as SECC data for Ayushman Bharat is verified It is an important day for the biggest government funded health insurance plan...
A pathogen or bacteria

Stem cell drugs, not therapy in ‘new drug’ ambit: drug controller

A notification earlier this month for stricter clinical trial norms for stem cells has raised concerns Drug controller general of India S Eshwara Reddy on...
Human Brain

Elevated lipid levels in brain could be Parkinson’s red flag

Parkinson's Disease is known to be a disease of aging, some of these fats are found in aging brains too Elevated levels of some lipids...
AIIMS Delhi

AIIMS resident doctors end strike, after action against prof

The resident doctors went on strike on Thursday alleging assaultAfter almost two days, resident doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ended...
hypertension

Now, test sperm motility in the privacy of your own home

A US company has launched a kit that can test sperm motility through a smartphone-based platformA first of its kind home sperm test was...
Girl having chocolate

Fond of dark chocolate? Indulge, because it may improve your eyesight

A small clinical trial found vision improved two hours after eating a bar of chocolate If you like dark chocolate, here is yet another reason...
Blood Bank confirms the blood type of each

India’s vaccine policy under scrutiny: letter wars reach PMO door

Several medical associations have written to prime minister Narendra Modi asking him to ignore "unsubstantiated, irresponsible claims" The letter wars over India's vaccine policy (read...
Neet, medical exam

Cut-off for NEET PG, superspeciality lowered by 15 percentile

The move to lower NEET cut-off by 15 percentile will benefit 18000 students If you are planning to appear for NEET PG or superspeciality examinations...

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Alcohol kills more than 3 mn each year, most of them...

Harmful use of alcohol kills more than 3 million people each year, most of them men. More than 3 million people died as a result...

Diet rich in fish, fruits & nuts lowers stroke risk

Mediterranean diet can lower stroke risk, especially in women.Fruits and nuts are the key to keeping stroke away. And some fish. One of the largest...

Now, a new weapon against drug resistant TB, a new antibiotic

A new naturally occurring antibiotic called, kanglemycin A is effective against drug-resistant tuberculosis As drug resistant tuberculosis emerges as an increasingly bigger challenge in achieving...