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Fewer US children hospitalised now for near-drowning: study

January 17, 2012 5:13:51 pm

More parents take precautions against one of the leading causes of death in children.

India to probe Drug Resistant TB cases in Mumbai

January 17, 2012 4:54:00 pm

Poor clinical response to treatment has not yet been correlated with diagnosis of drug resistant TB.

How exercise makes your heart healthy

January 16, 2012 12:55:06 pm

With exercise,the heart gets stronger because it gets bigger and is able to pump more efficiently.

7 reasons why women lack political ambition

January 16, 2012 1:34:23 am

A continued and substantial gender gap exists between men and women

Doctor arrested for illegal surgeries

January 15, 2012 2:57:38 pm

Dr Ghulam Nabi was arrested yesterday from Jhelum Diagnostic Centre here after complaints that he was carrying out illegal surgical procedures: Official.

Dark chocolate and red wine ‘the real food of love’

January 15, 2012 2:43:57 pm

Dark chocolate and red wine have “positive components that are good for your heart”: study.

Smoking during pregnancy does not cause autism in children

January 14, 2012 3:25:12 am

A new study has refuted any link between smoking during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorders in children.

A sausage a day ups pancreatic cancer risk by 20 pct: study

January 13, 2012 4:18:21 pm

Study says eating small amounts of processed meat increases the chance of developing this deadly illness.

Educating women about heart attacks may save lives: study

January 13, 2012 2:08:10 pm

Women often do not have the same kind of chest pains that men generally experience during a heart attack.

‘Breastfed babies are more cranky and cry more’

January 13, 2012 6:18:03 am

If your baby becomes cranky frequently,don't panic as it is normalfor breastfed babies to cry more,experts say.

Why drinking makes you feel so good

January 12, 2012 4:33:43 pm

Consuming alcohol releases feel-good chemicals in the brain's 'pleasure centre'.

Nicotine may improve memory of people with pre-dementia

January 10, 2012 5:54:11 pm

Scientists have found that nicotine patches help improve the memory of elderly people.

Your life span can be detected at young age: scientists

January 10, 2012 4:21:28 pm

Scientists find genetic indicator in DNA to predict an individual's life span.

New treatment for diabetes on the anvil?

January 10, 2012 4:13:28 pm

Scientists claim that a new treatment to cure Type 1 diabetes is on the anvil.

Statin use linked to more diabetes in women:study

January 10, 2012 1:42:59 pm

50% woman more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes than those not taking statins: study

Most New Year’s resolutions to end today

January 10, 2012 4:26:17 am

Today is the day most people will give up their New Year's resolutions.

Pregnant woman raped,spends night on hospital floor

January 10, 2012 2:30:33 am

MCD-run Swami Dayanand Hospital claims she was told to share bed with two other patients.

Dwarka super specialty hospital gets court nod

January 10, 2012 2:10:58 am

Court sanctioned revival of the land lease of a medical charitable trust.

‘Couch potato pill’ may combat heat stroke too

January 9, 2012 3:26:03 pm

AICAR normally works by activating the body’s metabolic 'master switch'.

Kids inherit obesity from their parents

January 9, 2012 3:41:45 am

Kids of obese parents have higher chances of being overweight.

Bad diet in pregnancy ‘raises diabetes risk for child’

January 7, 2012 5:19:40 pm

Researchers claim poor nutrition while in womb makes the body less equipped to hold fats correctly.

Urine has a uniquely valuable role in medicine

January 7, 2012 11:39:35 am

The colour,clarity and other physical characteristics of urine can provide clues to a wide range of problems.

Walnut a day keeps the doctor away

January 7, 2012 11:30:20 am

Studies reveal walnuts enriched diets have lowered cholesterol and lowered cardio-vascular risk.

Soon,radioactive ‘paint’ to help cure skin cancer sans surgery

January 6, 2012 5:24:39 pm

According to scientists,there are minimal side effects,and the treatment does not even leave a scar.

Japanese Encephalitis,NDM1 caused concern in Delhi hospitals

January 6, 2012 2:53:14 pm

Govt admitted to presence of NDM1 in ICUs of hospitals like RML Hospital,Lady Harding Hospital and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.