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Delhi govt to set up Rogi Kalyan Samiti in every Assembly constituency

The ‘Assembly Rogi Kalyan Samitis’ will be advisory in nature which will assist health facilities, develop and customise strategies among others, while ‘Jan Swasthaya Samitis’ will be set up as its sub-committee.

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Heart from 24-year-old saves man’s life in Mumbai

The surgery marked Mumbai’s 75th heart transplant since August 2015, said Dr S Narayani, zonal director, Fortis Hospital.

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Diabetes among top ailments affecting prisoners at Yerawada jail

Jail authorities have also introduced the ‘gala bhet’ programme, under which convicts can freely meet their family members inside a hall in the jail premises.

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Consuming olive oils, nuts may up general intelligence: Study

For the study, published in the journal NeuroImage, the team examined the relationship between groups of fatty acids and brain networks that underlie general intelligence.

Folic acid in pregnancy may cut kids’ autism risk

Women with low folic acid intake who were exposed to agricultural pesticides during a window from three months before conception to three months afterward also were at higher estimated risk.

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Too much beer, hot dogs may up colon cancer risk

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers, yet there is a lot people can do to dramatically lower their risk. Maintaining a lean body weight, proper exercise, limiting red and processed meat and eating more whole grains and fibre would lower the risk substantially.

Diet tips: Here’s how you can keep a check on protein intake

The key to manage the ideal protein intake lies in the fundamental rule of consuming a well-balanced nutritional diet along with a regular fitness regime.


Eat protein thrice a day to stay stronger

People who consume protein in a balanced way during the day have more muscle strength than those who consume more during the evening meal and less at breakfast.

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Here’s how belly fat could raise your cancer risk

Abdominal obesity and, even more specifically, levels of a protein called fibroblast growth factor-2 may be a better indicator of the risk of cells becoming cancerous.

Dancing to your favourite beats may reverse signs of ageing

Dancing helps increase balance as well as improve sensorimotor, visual and vestibular information — the three involved sensory systems.

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Birth pill linked to lower risk of arthritis in women

Besides birth control, contraceptive pills may also aid in decreasing the risk of women developing rheumatoid arthritis. Women who used birth pill for more than seven years had a 19 per cent lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, irrespective of being tested positive or negative for ACPA.

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Rise in number breast of reconstruction surgeries: Women dealing with cancer need not ‘lose’ their breast

“Mutilating surgeries often lead to loss of self-esteem and depression among women which has been linked to negative impact on the treatment outcome,” said Koppiker, who has set up an international school of oncoplastic surgery in Pune.

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Men in manufacturing, women nurses at arthritis risk: Study

“Our findings indicate that work-related factors, such as airborne harmful exposures, may contribute to disease development,” said Anna Ilar, of the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.

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Marijuana ups risk of death from hypertension

Among a total of 1,213 participants, marijuana users had a higher risk of dying from hypertension, according to the findings published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

Diet tips: The right food habits during monsoon

Mehar Rajput, Nutritionist and Dietitian at FITPASS, and Aditi Sharma, Chief Dietitian at Columbia Asia Hospital, Ghaziabad, dole out tips on how one can take care of infection: