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Researchers warn about the possibilities of neck pain because of excessive mobile use A large majority of the world's 3.4 billion smartphone users are putting their necks at risk every time they send a text, scientist say. 'Text neck,' as it...
Michigan Medicine study published in British Medical Journal highlights extent of antibiotic overuse One in 10 children and about one in six adults with private insurance received antibiotics they didn't need at least once in 2016, a new Michigan Medicine...
Report advises mostly plant based foods, less animal origin foods for sustainability Transformation of the global food system is urgently needed. More than 3 billion people are malnourished (including people who are undernourished and overnourished), and food production is exceeding...
This is the first time round the clock veterinary care services have been started in Delhi With elections approaching and facilities for cows - or the lack thereof - making headlines, Delhi government has started a 24/7 animal healthcare service. Minister...
The skin contraceptive patch that can be self administered by women and is effective for a long period A new long-acting skin contraceptive patch designed to be self-administered by women may provide a new family planning option. It could be of...
Paras Hospitals, Panchkula, the new 232 bed hospital, is the first in the region to provide comprehensive cancer care facilities Paras Healthcare, one of the country’s leading healthcare providers, has opened a new multi super specialty hospital in Panchkula –...
MCI ordinance means education decisions will continue to be taken by a board of governors Having failed to pass the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill in the just concluded Winter Session of Parliament, government has re-issued an ordinance that allows...
"We are withdrawing from Ayushman Bharat," chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Thursday   One day after West Bengal government announced its withdrawal from Ayushman Bharat, the National Health Agency, which is the implementing authority for the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya...
Pregnancy malaria vaccine candidate clears phase one clinical trials A new vaccine may be on the anvil for pregnancy malaria that kills 220,000 every year. For many years, a team of researchers at the University of Copenhagen have been focussing on...
The baby, one of twins was born preterm at 33 weeks and suffered from seizures A 20-day baby boy weighing just 1.160 kg has undergone brain surgery. Surgeons at Faridabad-based, Sarvodaya Hospital & Research Centre claim this is the first...

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