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Why some diseases are common in kids with older fathers

October 26, 2009 11:18:42 am

A rare form of testicular tumour might help explain why some diseases are more common in the children of older fathers.

Women have same heart attack symptoms as men

October 26, 2009 11:12:59 am

Symptoms of heart attack in women are not very different from those in men,according to a new study.

Swine Flu claims its 91st victim in Pune

October 26, 2009 9:55:07 am

With the death of a 30-year-old woman,the Swine Flu toll in the city has gone up to 91,health officials said.

Obama declares swine flu a national emergency

October 25, 2009 10:33:42 am

US President Barack Obama has declared 2009 H1N1 swine flu a national emergency.

Children of overweight pregnant women are obese: Study

October 25, 2009 9:57:06 am

Overweight women should avoid pregnancy until they lose weight as it leads to their children becoming obese,according to a new study.

Implants do not increase breast cancer risk: Study

October 25, 2009 9:56:28 am

Breast implants does not increase a woman's breast cancer risks or prevent her from getting accurate mammogram test results,says a new study.

Dengue,Chikungunya cases on rise,over 35 in a single hospital

October 24, 2009 11:34:52 am

Pune City faces an outbreak of dengue with as many as 35-40 patients undergoing treatment in a single hospital alone. The disease has already claimed three lives.

‘Difficult-to-treat asthma’ may be due to poor use of medication

October 24, 2009 11:31:45 am

A new study by researchers in Northern Ireland has revealed that difficult-to-treat asthma often may have more to do with patients who do not take their medication as prescribed than ineffective medication.

Practicing yoga or tai chi daily improves overall health

October 24, 2009 11:22:25 am

Practicing yoga or tai chi 20 minutes each morning can help reduce stress,improve strength,limberness,provide better immune function and lower blood pressure.

Rise in dengue cases: govt offers free tests

October 23, 2009 11:12:12 am

With rising number of dengue cases in the state,testing for dengue has been declared free of cost in government hospitals in Lucknow.

Selenium can reduce cancer risk: study

October 23, 2009 11:05:41 am

Anti-cancerous properties in Selenium could significantly lower bowel cancer risk,an Australian study has found.

Overuse of emergency contraceptives increases STD cases: Doctors

October 23, 2009 10:19:40 am

With more and more young girls 'falling prey' to emergency contraceptive pills due to an advertising blitz,leading gynaecologists have warned against frequent use of such drugs.

Food toxin may cause liver cancer

October 22, 2009 2:50:45 pm

Scientists have identified a protein that triggers the deadly food toxin found in fungi on nuts and grains,which if consumed in large quantities can cause liver cancer.

Drugs that could combat sleepless night effects ‘a step closer’

October 22, 2009 2:42:29 pm

The condition of forgetfulness caused by insomnia maybe improved with the use of drugs,according to a study.

Brain structures behind emotional balance in threatening situations identified

October 22, 2009 2:37:15 pm

A primitive region of the brain,which is behind sensorimotor control,also plays an important role in regulating emotional responses to threatening situations.

Too much light at night ‘can lead to depression’

October 22, 2009 2:32:30 pm

Exposure to light during night can lead to symptoms of depression,a new study conducted on mice has found.

Blood test shows promise for early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

October 22, 2009 2:25:13 pm

A new study has found that early blood tests of people who suffer from ‘mild cognitive impairment’ can actually help in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease.

Women are better than men when it comes to identifying emotions

October 22, 2009 2:19:19 pm

Women outperform men when it comes to distinguishing between emotions,especially fear and disgust,says a new study.

Eyes may help predict Alzheimer’s risk

October 22, 2009 2:06:52 pm

A new study has shown that eyes could prove to be a potential gateway to identify whether or not a person has Alzheimer’s disease.

Praising kids too much could lead to performance anxiety

October 22, 2009 1:31:13 pm

Too much praise could lead to performance anxiety and sap motivation in kids,warns expert.

Exercise therapy best bet for knee pain

October 21, 2009 1:13:37 pm

Supervised exercise therapy is more effective at reducing pain and improving function than usual care for patients with severe knee pain,according to a new study.

Swine Flu toll rises to 87 in Pune

October 21, 2009 12:54:34 pm

The swine flu toll in Pune has gone up to 87 with two more deaths confirmed by health officials on Wednesday.

Mobile phone radiations not harmful,say experts

October 20, 2009 5:28:43 pm

Ever since mobile communication has become part of our world,it has brought about a sea of change and become indispensable to us.

Full results show AIDS vaccine is of modest help

October 20, 2009 5:11:05 pm

Fresh results from the world’s first successful test of an experimental AIDS vaccine confirm that it is only marginally effective and suggest that its protection against HIV infection may wane over time.

Dark coloured veggies,fruits best nutrition value for money

October 20, 2009 11:52:16 am

A study found that dark coloured vegetables,some fruits and vegetable soups were the most reasonably priced,nutritious foods among almost 300 commonly taken foods.