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Blood cell, thalassemia

Blood cancer can make your bone marrow cells age faster

Scientists say the findings can pave the way for new anti-ageing drugs Blood cancer can accelerate ageing in healthy bone marrow cells, scientists have found....
Shock Therapy for depression

Shock therapy: To be or not to be, debate experts in The BMJ

Shock therapy or electroconvulsive therapy is used for depression Should we stop using electroconvulsive therapy to relieve symptoms of severe depression? Experts debate the issue...
Protein rich food

Malnutrition is still an unresolved problem in US hospitals

Study finds one in three hospitalised adults at risk of malnutrition Malnutrition remains a huge problem not just at home but also in hospitals. For the...
Dengue

Takeda moves on dengue vaccine, undeterred by Sanofi fall

Takeda’s Dengue vaccine meets main goal in late-stage clinical trial, detailed results to come Takeda’s dengue vaccine candidate (TAK-003) was efficacious in preventing dengue fever...
Scientist in Lab, Cancer

New drug can cure cancer in weeks, claim Israeli scientists

The pathbreaking drug that could cure cancer in few weeks time A team of scientists from Israel claim to have developed a drug that could...
Good Diet for brain

Eating to your heart’s content could be an invite to Alzheimer’s

Researchers find high levels of satiety hormone are associated with Alzheimer's disease You may be familiar with the saying, "You are what you eat," but...
Smoking marijuana

Public health experts appeal to WHO against Philip Morris collaboration

Collaborating with the Philip Morris International (PMI)-funded Foundation is against WHO policy on steering clear of Big Tobacco Public health experts from around the world today...

In 1st PMJAY purge, names of BJP MP, UP minister pruned from list

Names of four politicians including one BJP MP and one Uttar Pradesh minister have been removed from the PMJAY beneficiary list Exposing loopholes in the...
Vaccine

By 2030, hepatitis C infections will reduce by 80%, estimates Lancet

Study shows 15.1 million new hepatitis C infections and 1.5 million cirrhosis and liver cancer deaths will be averted globally by 2030 A comprehensive package of...
Public health, mothers in govt hospital in India

6K in 9 months, 1.53K health & wellness centres could take 19 years

Since the launch of the first health and wellness centre in April last year only 6193 have been set up In the first three quarters...

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Epilepsy drugs increase pneumonia risk in Alzheimer’s patients

Study shows Alzheimer's patients on epilepsy drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia People with Alzheimer's disease using epilepsy drugs have twice the risk of...

Kids in conflict areas three times more likely to die of...

New UNICEF report highlights the challenges children in conflict areas face because of lack of clean water Children under the age of 15 living in...

New risk genes for osteoporosis hold promise of novel therapy

Scientists identified new risk genes for osteoporosis using latest data analytical tools Scientists have identified new risk genes for osteoporosis, the chronic bone-weakening condition that...