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Fighting obesity is “dirt” cheap, say Australian researchers

Researchers find that clay materials have a unique property of soaking up fat Fighting obesity costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and...
Newborn baby, babies

Every year, 30 mn babies need special care to survive

New report by a global coalition that includes UNICEF and the World Health Organization highlights the challenge in reducing infant deaths the world over Nearly...
Christmas Heart Attack

10 pm on Christmas Eve is when the risk of heart attacks peaks

Researchers in Sweden set out to investigate whether time factors, such as national holidays, major sport events, hour of the day or day of...
Woman drinking wine

A glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away; the apple can wait

Consumption of one glass of wine a day associated with fewer hospital visitsWhile the serious negative effects of high alcohol consumption are well documented,...
drunchies

Drunk driving accidents: low alcohol limits do not work

Study in The Lancet shows lowering alcohol limits for driving don't reduce road traffic accidents Reducing the blood alcohol concentration limit for driving is not...
Mobile App for TB

Your smartphone just got smarter, an app can deal with depression

Indiana University study shows that apps in a phone can help fight depression In a sweeping new study, Indiana University psychologists have found that a...
Partners Forum

Every day, we are saving the lives of 840 children: Modi

At Partners' Forum meet in Delhi, prime minister expresses satisfaction about the global plaudits for Mission IndradhanushDescribing Mission Indradhanush as a programme "close" to...
Explorer | Full Body Scanner

World’s first total body scanner for humans is here

The new scanner EXPLORER can capture a 3-D picture of the whole human body at once The world's first medical imaging scanner, EXPLORER that can...
gavel and stethoscope, patient's rights

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...
Finger nail Anaemia

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...

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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...