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Big tobacco bringing same market strategy into sugary drinks

Study shows how learnings from tobacco have been used to push sell sugar sweetened beverages Tobacco conglomerates once used colors, flavors and marketing techniques to...

West Nile Virus: central team heads to Kerala

One case of West Nile Virus has been reported from Malappuram in Kerala Union health ministry on Thursday sent a multi-disciplinary team from the National...

Vitamin D plays a protective role in young children with asthma

Study from Johns Hopkins University finds Vitamin D protects asthmatic, obese school children with exposure to indoor air pollution   A new study has found that...

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...

With 31 deaths, Rajasthan is the worst hit by swine...

Delhi has reported 168 swine flu cases this year while Gujarat reported 210 cases; neither state saw any deaths BJP president Amit Shah may have...

Measles outbreak in the US is a vaccine hesitancy red flag

Measles outbreak reported in Clark County, Washington with 22 confirmed cases and 3 suspected cases The news of outbreak of measles in the US comes...

Suicide risk in autistic people estimated for the first time

The first population based study of suicidal tendencies in autistic people shows the increased suicide risk Researchers at the University of Utah Health have conducted...

Hepatitis C drugs don’t lead to liver cancer recurrence

Study refutes earlier suggestions that Hepatitis C anti virals lead to liver cancer recurrence A large, multi-center study refutes earlier suggestions that antiviral drugs for...

High fat diet leads to rapid increases in blood pressure

New evidence shows high fat diet is bad for both males and females There's more evidence that a high-fat diet is bad for both younger...

Happy holidays! But flu season is here too, cautions CDC

The 2018-19 flu season is on us, could last anything between 3-5 months The Holiday season is here. So is the 2018-19 flu season, the...

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Make health spend 5% of GDP, demands Indian Medical Association

In its health manifesto, the Indian Medical Association has demanded that the spend on health should be increased to 5% of GDP from the...

Sperm DNA of infertile men no different from that of others

Scientists find that sperm DNA of infertile men is as good as that of fertile men Scientists have found that sperm DNA from the testicles...

Are eggs good or bad? New study links eggs to heart...

Eating 300 mg of cholesterol or eggs increase risk of heart disease among American adults, reports a new study Are eggs good or bad ?...