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R. Madhavan appeals for 'dignity' to leprosy victims

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST

Actor R. Madhavan, who has supported leprosy initiatives, wants victims of the skin and nerve disease to live with dignity.

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Remo doing fantastic job with 'Race 3': Jacqueline

Mumbai |Thursday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has praised director Remo D'Souza for doing a fantastic job with "Race 3", the third installment of the popular action-thriller franchise "Race".

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Protein linked to aggressive breast cancer identified

New York |Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

Researchers have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.

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Decoded: How HIV evades immune system

London |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

Scientists have discovered how HIV virus avoids elimination from the immune system, a finding which could pave the way for the cure for over 40 million people infected worldwide.

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Monthly dose of new antibody may halve migraine attacks

London |Wednesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST

In a breakthrough, scientists have found an antibody, a monthly dose of which could halve the number of debilitating attacks of migraine on patients who have exhausted all other treatments.

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Anaesthesia does not lower IQ in children: Study

New York |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

There is no evidence to prove that children below three years of age who were given anaesthesia had lower intelligence level than those who did not have it, say researchers.

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Over half trillion dollars spent on HIV/AIDS worldwide: Lancet

New York |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST

More than half a trillion dollars have been spent on HIV/AIDS worldwide between 2000 and 2015, a comprehensive analysis of funding for the disease by the Lancet has revealed.

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Gujarat launches magazine on hemophilia to spread awareness

Gandhinagar |Wednesday, 2018 3:45:07 PM IST

On the occasion of World Haemophilia Day, Gujarat assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi launched 'Haemophilia Jagruti, a magazine to spread awareness about haemophilia, an inherited bleeding disorder, an

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SC reserves order on TN doctors' plea for quota in admission to PG courses

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a batch of petitions by the Tamil Nadu Medical Officers Associations and others seeking direction to provide quota for in-service doctors for admis

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For dental pain relief opt for Ibuprofen over opioids: Study

New York |Wednesday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST

Common painkiller ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) alone or in combination with acetaminophen are better at easing dental pain, than opioids, say researchers.

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New app to help track diabetes in rural India

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 6:45:06 PM IST

Researchers have developed an innovative smartphone app that could enable community health workers track the growing burden of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, especially in the rural areas

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Over 95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

More than 95 per cent of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air, with India and China jointly contributing to over 50 per cent of global deaths attributed to pollution, a new report has fou

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