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Swine flu toll rises to 96 in Pune

October 31, 2009 10:32:28 am

Three children aged between one month to four years died of swine flu during the last three days,taking the toll in the viral infection in the city to 96.

Pune hoping for herd immunity against swine flu

October 31, 2009 10:14:50 am

As Pune has the largest number of swine flu victims,health authorities are waiting for the findings of a research undertaken by NIV on herd immunity.

£3 jab can silence snoring

October 30, 2009 11:15:23 am

A 3-pound injection could prove priceless for partners of loud snorers,as the jab can help cure snoring,says a British doctor.

When moms get flu shot,babies benefit too: Study

October 30, 2009 10:53:29 am

When pregnant women get vaccinated against flu,their babies are bigger,healthier and less likely to be premature,researchers reported on Thursday.

Most public places flouting smoking norms: Study

October 29, 2009 5:11:21 pm

Over 60 per cent of bars-cum-restaurants in the country are flouting smoke-free rules even a year after the implementation of the ban on smoking in public places,a new study has found.

‘Cookie diet’ too sweet to handle,says health expert

October 29, 2009 4:27:38 pm

A health expert has warned sweet-tooths off “cookie diet” that claims slimmers can eat half a dozen of the treats and still lose weight.

Eight swine flu myths that could put your life at risk

October 29, 2009 3:50:20 pm

With as much information as we all are hearing about swine flu,there is also a lot of misinformation.

Depressed people tend to over-report physical symptoms

October 29, 2009 12:59:00 pm

People who are depressed tend to recall more physical symptoms such as aches and pains than they actually experience,say researchers.

Eating disorders in teenage girls linked to mums’ diets

October 29, 2009 12:52:18 pm

A new study has revealed that girls with dieting mothers are more likely to suffer from eating disorders.

WHO to send 200M swine flu vaccines to 100 nations

October 29, 2009 9:28:30 am

The World Health Organization plans to distribute 200 million doses of swine flu vaccine to 100 developing countries.

Fashion’s Night Out on the calendar for 2010

October 29, 2009 9:21:36 am

Fashion's Night Out in New York is coming back next year thanks to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.

Birth control pills can double risk of strokes: Study

October 28, 2009 12:38:17 pm

Regular use of birth control pills nearly doubles the risk of strokes in young women,according to a new study.

Grandmas help girls live longer,but not boys

October 28, 2009 11:06:54 am

Granddaughters who live with their paternal grandmothers are likely to live longer,says a new UK study.

U.S. may end up discarding unused H1N1 vaccine

October 28, 2009 9:57:10 am

The U.S. government may end up throwing away unused doses of swine flu vaccine,the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Healthy dose of exercise is good for lymphoma patients

October 28, 2009 9:49:59 am

A regimen of aerobic exercise training can prove fruitful for lymphoma patients receiving chemotherapy,says a new study.

Curvy women better in bed than their skinny rivals

October 27, 2009 11:13:03 am

Majority of British blokes believe that curvy women are better in bed than their size zero rivals,says a survey.

Having kids makes couples happy – but only if they’re married

October 27, 2009 11:10:33 am

For couples,the secret to happiness is kids,but only if parents are married.

Swine flu toll in Maha rises to 194

October 27, 2009 9:11:29 am

A total of 194 persons have died of Swine flu so far in Maharashtra,a health official said.

Dabur Q2 net up 30.7%

October 26, 2009 4:19:21 pm

Dabur India reported a 30.7% jump in consolidated net profit during second quarter.

Fashion with a heart and flower motifs

October 26, 2009 3:35:17 pm

The theme of Sanjana Jon’s collection is fashion with a heart and flower motifs promise to be an important part of her line.

US healthcare system wastes up to $800 bn a year

October 26, 2009 2:39:24 pm

The U.S. healthcare system wastes between $505 billion and $850 billion every year,the report from Robert Kelley,vice president of healthcare analytics at Thomson Reuters,found.

A younger,smarter wife ‘secret to a happy marriage’

October 26, 2009 1:56:57 pm

Find a smart woman at least five years younger who has not been hitched before,says a new study.

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.