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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Zydus have tied up to launch new diagnostic kits, for detection of Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) in mosquito vectors; and the Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in sheep, goat and cattle. The kits...
By Dr O P ChoudhuryA new global malaria report has sounded warning bells about possible massive under-reporting of malaria in India - to the tune of more than 90%. This after years of malaria having been given the status...
An estimated 1 in 10 drugs circulating in low- and middle-income countries - what are commonly known as the developing world - is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from the World Health Organization (WHO). However the...
If a new report on malaria by the World Health Organisation is to be believed, the close to 7 lakh malaria cases reported in India till September this year are just about 6% of the global burden of the...
A new Lancet study has found that high blood sugar and high BMI (over 25 kg/m2)  were the cause of 5.6% new cancer cases in 2012. Calculated on the basis of an individual’s height and weight, BMI is recognised...
Days before she lands in India as head of a US business delegation, Ivanka Trump, daughter of and senior advisor to US President Donald Trump talked about postpartum depression in a television show. She is not the first celebrity...
Air pollution causes 30% of premature deaths in the country, a report released on Monday by the Centre for Science and Environment has revealed. The findings are in line with those of the state level disease burden report released...
With air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR) expected to go further down in the coming days, Delhi government has issued a health advisory for Delhiites. Air quality monitoring data shows that the air quality index in many parts...
The first ever state level disease burden study of India has turned on its head the concept of some states being better than others in terms of health. While states like Bihar, Jharkhand, MP, Chhatisgarh, Orissa, Rajasthan, UP and...

Cinnamon may help lose weight

If you associate cinnamon with rich, often unhealthy foods, here is a new twist to that story. Researchers at University of Michigan have found that cinnamon through its active ingredient cinnamaldehyde (CA) can trigger higher metabolism in fat cells which...

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