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High-intensity workout helps blood sugar control in diabetes

High-intensity workout improves blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes A six week high-intensity workout programme, CrossFitâ„¢ leads to improved blood sugar levels...
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Bilirubin is an anti-oxidant that protects the heart, finds study

The yellow pigment bilirubin that is associated with jaundice may have a role in protecting the heart Moderation, they say, is the key and so...
Rich Poor divide

Spending on NCD gives best return on investment: WHO

Invest in Non-communicable diseases (NCD), save money, says WHO Ahead of the World Health Assembly in Geneva next week, the World Health Organisation has said...
Vegetarian diet

Scientists find a way to infuse Vit B12 into a veg diet

Scientists have found that the Vitamin B12 content of some plants can be improved Vegetarians are known to to suffer from some nutritional deficiencies, the...
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At World Health Assembly in Geneva, all eyes will be on India

The 71st World Health Assembly opens in Geneva next week with a "triple billion" agendaThe 71st World Health Assembly opens in Geneva next week...
A woman suffering from baldness

Osteoporosis drug offers hope for baldness cure

Scientists stumble upon a new treatment for baldnessAlthough it's normal to lose about 100 strands of hairs from your scalp every day, excessive hair...
Obese girl smoking

Obese? You are more likely to start smoking & smoke more

Obesity is associated with higher risk of smoking initiation. Obese people also likely to smoke more Here's one more reason to lose weight. Being obese makes...
Check your blood pressure at least yearly to help prevent hypertension. A normal blood pressure is considered below 120/80. Hypertension is diagnosed when blood pressure reaches 140/90.

Hypertension causes half of all stroke deaths in India

High blood pressure is the primary culprit behind stroke and coronary artery disease in IndiaIndia is grappling with a huge hypertension burden, a large...
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India to partner private sector for JEET in TB fight

Joint Effort for Elimination of Tuberculosis (JEET) is the biggest public private partnership against TB India has launched a massive partnership with the private sector...
Cancer, metarrestin

Molecule raises hopes of arresting the spread of cancer

Scientists have identified a new compound that blocks the spread of pancreatic and other cancers in animal models Scientists at NIH/National Center For Advancing Translational...

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India to partner private sector for JEET in TB fight

Joint Effort for Elimination of Tuberculosis (JEET) is the biggest public private partnership against TB India has launched a massive partnership with the private sector...

Molecule raises hopes of arresting the spread of cancer

Scientists have identified a new compound that blocks the spread of pancreatic and other cancers in animal models Scientists at NIH/National Center For Advancing Translational...

Cancer immunotherapy results may vary in females

Different immune responses in men and women, and interaction with hormones might impact how men and women benefit from immunotherapy drugs Men and women may...