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Women working more than 55 hrs/week have higher risk of depression

Working more than 55 hours a week associated with increased risk of depression in women Working very long hours  - more than 55 hours a...
semi-identical twins

Brisbane twins only 2nd semi-identical pair in the world

The semi-identical twins are the first to be identified in the womb Young Brisbane twins, a boy and a girl, have been identified as only...
Kidney Failure | Pic: dialysistechniciansalary

Is kidney failure a male disease? Overwhelmingly so, shows data

New analysis of patients requiring dialysis or kidney transplant shows men are far more likely than women to get kidney failure Our kidneys filter out...
Exposure to smoking makes women stop breast feeding earlier

Babies of pregnant mothers who smoke, more at risk for ADHD

Smoking during pregnancy can increase the baby's chances of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life Higher the cotinine levels were in the mother's...
medical equipment

Treating patients on dialysis for depression improves quality of life

Treatment of depression in dialysis patients with either the drug sertraline or counselling improves quality of life Hemodialysis has extended lives of people with chronic...
VR, Cancer

One in every two childhood cancers goes untreated: Lancet

Study in The Lancet Oncology says that one in every two childhood cancer cases in the world go undiagnosed and untreated   One in every two...
Menopausal women

Global experts to review WHO yoga training document

Sixteen experts from 11 countries will review the WHO yoga training document document over two days in Delhi   Experts will review the new document on “Benchmarks...
pain, depression, Facebook, social media

Suffering from chronic pain? Try social media like Pinterest

Study shows that social media platforms such as Pinterest can help patients cope better with chronic pain   Social media platform Pinterest is emerging as a...
bed sleep rest girl

Brain cells replay waking movements during sleep

Research shows that brain cells replay the movements an animal or a human does when they are awake Sleep is far from an inactive time...
JP Nadda adressing PMJAY meeting at WHO

Nadda inaugurates 4th Global Digital Health Partnership in Delhi

Nadda talks about the commitment of the government of India to ensure healthcare reaches the last man in the line, says that's what led...

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Hand hygiene initiative reduces hospital infections in Australia

The National Hand Hygiene Initiative reduced infections in 132 hospitals in the country Since its implementation in 2009, the National Australian Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI)...

Hotels, homestays can give you drug resistant bacteria to carry home

Study presented at ECCMID warns that a hotel or a private accommodation like a homestay is associated with higher risk of exposure to a...

Petting zoos harbour highly virulent drug-resistant bacteria

Petting zoos could transmit highly virulent drug-resistant bacteria to visitors, especially children New research shows that petting zoos can create a diverse reservoir of multidrug...