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Moderate drinking, not abstention prolongs life after heart failure

Moderate drinkers lived over a year longer after a heart failure as compared to those who did not drink A new study suggests that people...
health worker collecting details of aayushman Bharat

PMJAY made 2018 a momentous year for health in India

The first baby step towards Universal Health Coverage, PMJAY will be truly tested only in 2019 Whenever the journey of healthcare in India is chronicled,...
hypertension, i phone app, blood pressure

Selfitis!! What’s that? Government says in Lok Sabha reply

There are scientific papers on selfitis and even a scale to measure it Scientists may have classified the obsessive clicking of selfies as a disorder...
Pills, medicines, Banned drugs

In 2019, pvt franchisees can open AMRIT stores for low cost drugs

HLL Lifecare will invite private parties to open stores to bolster its network Low cost Amrit drug stores will go the Jan Ausadhi way in...

All that butter & turkey for Christmas send cholesterol through the roof

Study on Danes shows cholesterol levels rise by up to 20% post Christmas Large quantities of rich Christmas food appear to boost cholesterol levels. Right after...
Woman with a glass of wine

Start 2019 with dry January and save money, lose weight

Researchers find going dry in the month of January is good for health and wealth New research from the University of Sussex shows that taking...
Diet, inflamation, medicine, anti-inflamatory

Yale Food Addiction Scale shows overeating rates change with populations

YFAS is used for diagnosis of food addiction Clinical food addiction diagnoses can now be measure by a tool called Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS). Initially...
Zika Mosquito

Withdraw or modify Zika alert, government of India tells CDC

Earlier this month the US body had issued a travel alert which said that Zika is endemic in India Taking strong exception to the use...
AYUSH, ayurveda, alternative medicine

AYUSH students too will now need to appear for entrance and exit tests

Cabinet approves two AYUSH Bills in a bid to bring transparency in practice of Indian systems of medicine Would be practitioners of Indian systems of...
Pouring alcohol into a glass

Planning to stop smoking this new year? Go easy on the drinks

Reducing alcohol intake is key to quitting tobacco, say researchers If quitting smoking is one of your New Year's resolutions, you might want to consider...

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Reversible anti-platelet therapy could fight clotting, cancer spread

Preclinical study of deactivated platelets show promising new approach to fight clotting and stop cancer spread A new reversible, drug-free antiplatelet therapy could reduce the...

Getting enough sleep reduces heart disease risk

Sleep has many benefits, including reduction of heart disease risk, shows new study Getting enough sleep is key to good health; insufficient sleep increases the...

Chronic inflammation in middle age may lead to memory problems

Chronic inflammation in middle age may lead to thinking and memory problems decades later People who have chronic inflammation in middle-age may develop problems with...