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Ayushman Bharat

Health agency signs MoU for Ayushman Bharat implementation

Under the MoU,  information and eligibility validation services will be provided to beneficiaries, especially in remote area National Health Agency (NHA), the apex body for...
Hair Loss

Hair loss, greying can be reversed by new compound say Johns Hopkins experts

Hair loss, hair whitening and skin inflammation caused by a diet heavy in fat and cholesterol may be reversed, they say Now, hope for those...
Breastfeeding a baby

3 in 5 babies not breastfed in 1st hour of birth: UNICEF/WHO

New report reveals misconceptions that prevent breastfeeeding An estimated 78 million babies – or three in five – are not breastfed within the first hour...
An old woman taking a walk in park

Greening reduces depression, stress in city dwellers

Living in a green surrounding lowers mental stress, study shows Recent plans to ‘redevelop’ government residential colonies in south Delhi by felling trees created a...
Girl child India

Millions of unborn girls killed in womb, yet just 2735 cases till date

No cases under the PC&PNDT Act have been filed in several northeastern states, despite falling sex ratio in many of them India's sex ratio at...
overweight kids

High BMI in young people can change the structure of the heart

Because of these changes, young people who are overweight may be more prone to heart diseases as they grow older Being overweight in youth can...
e-cigarettes, E-cigarettes tobacco, smoking, lungs cancer, smoke

E-cigarettes too can increase risk of oral cancer

New research suggests smokeless tobacco products including e-cigarettes too have a cancer link While the link of smokeless tobacco products to oral cancer is documented,...
Mosquito, Malaria, dengue, malaria

Take steps to control dengue, malaria etc: Nadda to Kejriwal

Nadda letter to Kejriwal may not go down well with the Delhi administration Union health minister J P Nadda has written to Delhi chief minister...
Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence can read personality from eye movements

AI has been found to recognise four of the Big Five personality traits Eyes, truly are the windows to the soul. Especially when there is...
Human kidney transplant, nephrosis

Japanese scientists identify gene link to childhood nephrosis

Childhood nephrotic syndrome or nephrosis is an incurable disease Childhood nephrotic syndrome is the most frequently occurring chronic kidney disease among children. A Japanese research...

Don't Miss

Why you diet has a role to play in how well...

People who diet to stay healthy are more likely to seek nutrition knowledge, use it to tweak their eating behaviours New research led by the...

PMJAY data can be game-changer for public health programmes in India

Experts and government officials agree on importance of PMJAY data in framing public health policies, emphasise importance of data protection Experts from the government and...

Big tobacco bringing same market strategy into sugary drinks

Study shows how learnings from tobacco have been used to push sell sugar sweetened beverages Tobacco conglomerates once used colors, flavors and marketing techniques to...