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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against giving bone treats to pets after receiving multiple reports of illnesses related to bone “treats”. According to Carmela Stamper, a veterinarian in the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at...
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...
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...

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...
Whatever Strap you want to give What are injectable contraceptives? Many experts believe that contraceptives that are injected and long lasting could be the solution to India’s inherently gender unequal society where women are rarely partners in the decision to have...
In keeping with the NDA government’s stated objective of promoting alternative systems of medicine, the country’s premier medical research council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ayush ministry for conducting clinical trials of Ayurvedic formulations so that...
If coffee keeps you going, then this one is for you. Mind though, moderation is the key. New Delhi: A review published in the British Medical Journal has found that three to four cups of coffee a day can have...
Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma may subscribe to the view that cancer is “divine justice” for the sins of our father - or of ourselves - but scientific evidence suggests otherwise. Sarma’s comments coincide with the publishing of the...
A 10-year study of median cigarette prices and infant mortality conducted by researchers at the Imperial College London and some other European institutes shows that an increase of €1 (US $1.18) per pack in the median cigarette price was...

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