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Cornell University study finds warning labels as effective as images on tobacco packs Graphic warnings can cancel out the effects of tobacco advertisements, new research from Cornell University has found. The research suggests that graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have...
Vice President Addresses 46th Annual Convocation of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) The Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today addressed the 46th Annual Convocation of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in presence...
A national study chaired by a Johns Hopkins kidney specialist shows AKI patients are eligible donorsOrgan procurement teams are sometimes leery of accepting kidneys from deceased donors with acute kidney injury (AKI), There is a fear that they will...
Led by Montana State University, researchers will study henipaviruses, which were responsible for spread of Nipah in KeralaTo combat some of the world’s most deadly diseases, more than 20 scientists from five continents led by Montana State University will study...
Study supports the use of Zinc Oxide nanoparticle in sunscreens Zinc oxide (ZnO) for long been known as an effective sunscreen agent. But lately, there have been demands for ban of sunscreens containing ZnO nanoparticles because of potential side effects...
Chemicals that are commonly used in personal care  products linked to girls entering puberty early A new study conducted by University of California, Berkeley in the US, has found a link between chemicals in personal care products and early puberty. It...
FDA approves a drug for dogs afraid of loud soundsWe have experienced the trauma our pooches go through on days around Diwali, how stray dogs lose their temper when fireworks are burst around them. Most animals don’t like loud noise,...
The fact that cataract surgeries top PMJAY claims shows how government failed to address the problemForty two years of a government programme that does free cataract surgeries and yet cataract removal tops the list of procedures for which claims...
Staying off alcohol helps diabetics lose weightResearch shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. Best practice for weight loss often includes decreasing or eliminating calories from alcohol. However few studies examine whether people who...
Daily pill brings relief for children living with sickle cell anemiaA daily hydroxyurea pill may finally bring some relief for young children living with the painful and deadly blood disease sickle cell anemia (SCA) in resource-challenged sub-Saharan Africa. The disease...

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