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Vitamin D, exercise

Higher Vitamin D level associated with better exercise capacity

Not just bone health, higher Vitamin D level in blood linked to cardiorespiratory fitness Vitamin D levels in blood are linked to cardiorespiratory fitness, according...
India Girl

India 1 of 2 nations where girls less likely to reach 5th b’day than...

Analysis of data from 195 countries shows India and Tonga have the dubious distinction India is one of only two countries where a girl is...
Vegan diet, diabetes

Plant based vegan diet is the best for diabetes patients

Avoiding non-vegetarian diet can help reduce known risk factors for diabetes Vegan diet where items or animal origin including milk are avoided, is the best...
Heart Tic Tac Toe

High risk donor hearts lead to better transplant outcomes

Waiting for a "healthier" heart often leads to lower survival rates, new research shows Heart from an ailing donor may lead to better transplant outcomes...
PMJAY, JP Nadda

1.5 lakh people benefited from Ayushman Bharat: J P Nadda

Since its launch on September 23, Rs 190 crore has been reimbursed About 1.5 lakh people have benefitted from the ambitious Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan...

Not just bombs and thugs, dogs can sniff out malaria too

New study shows dogs can smell malaria with 70 percent accuracyDogs are known to sniff out explosives and criminals. Studies show, they can sniff...
School kids wearing pollution mask

93% kids below 15 breathe foul air; poor, girls worst hit

New WHO report on Air pollution and child health examines the heavy toll of both ambient (outside) and household air pollution Every day around 93%...
gastric bypass surgery

Gastric bypass surgery leads to the most weight loss

Gastric bypass surgery is associated with greater weight loss than sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding Among the three most commonly carried out weight loss...
Air pollution India

14 of 20 most polluted cities in the world in India: WHO

New report by the World Health Organisation paints a dire picture; Delhi is the most polluted Indian city According to a new World Health Organisation...
Stroke

‘Up Again After Stroke’ is a process that continues for life

This World Stroke Day the theme is how to get back into life after a stroke Stroke is one of the most poorly understood conditions...

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Undergraduate medical curriculum revision after 21 yrs

Under new curriculum students will have clinical exposure right from the first yearNext academic year onwards, undergraduate medical students in India will have clinical...

This app can detect anaemia from photo of your fingernail

A smartphone app can diagnose anaemia by analysing the colour of a person’s fingernails in a photograph Anaemia is a condition in which people do...

In rare effort, Apollo docs operate on underweight “blue baby”

The baby was born with a condition called transposition of great arteries Like any other parent, Mrs. Meena and Mr. Vinod were delighted after the...