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Sleep problems in menopause linked to hot flashes, depression

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 5:45:04 AM IST

A study of middle-aged women by the University of Illinois (UI) found that sleep problems vary across the stages of menopause, yet are consistently correlated with hot flashes and depression.

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'Each year, 6 lakh newborns die within 28 days of birth in India'

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:04 AM IST

A quarter of global neonatal deaths happen in India where nearly 600,000 newborns die within 28 days of their birth every year, according to a new Unicef study.

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India building digital health ecosystem: Nadda

Canberra (Australia) |Monday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda on Monday said India is committed to reforms in health services delivery using Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

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7th edition of Kasauli Rhythm & Blues Festival in March

Kasauli |Monday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

The Kasauli Rhythm & Blues Festival will be back with its seventh edition during the Easter weekend of March 30-31 at Baikunth Resorts in Kasauli, the organisers said.

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15 'Samsung Smart Healthcare' centres launched in Tamil Nadu

Chennai |Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST

To provide affordable yet quality healthcare to patients from the lower strata of society, Samsung India and the Tamil Nadu government on Monday launched 15 "Samsung Smart Healthcare" centres in the s

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Portable paper-based DNA test can rapidly diagnose diseases

New York |Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST

A team of researchers has developed a mini, portable paper-based DNA test that can rapidly diagnose diseases as well as display results that can be seen with the naked eye, working just like common pr

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Excess calcium in your brains' may up Parkinson's risk

London |Monday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST

While calcium helps to build and protect your bones, excess levels of the mineral in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson's disease, finds a study

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Dr Reddy's arm to defend against charges in US lawsuit

Hyderabad |Monday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Inc, the US subsidiary of the Indian drug major, on Monday said it would defend against allegations made in a US securities class action lawsuit by a law firm on behalf of some

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Reports on Parrikar's shifting to US baseless: Goa BJP MP

Panaji |Monday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

Contrary to Goa Assembly Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo's statement that ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar could be shifted to the US for treatment if required, South Goa MP Narendra Savoikar said o

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Saudi introduces free visa for foreign scientists

Riyadh |Monday, 2018 5:45:05 AM IST

Saudi Arabia will grant visas free of charge to foreign scientists and experts, in a move that especially aims at improving its health sector, media reports said on Sunday.

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Parrikar can be sent to US, if need be: Goa Deputy Speaker

Panaji |Monday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is being treated at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital for a pancreas-related ailment, can be shifted to the US for further treatment, "if need be", Deputy Speaker and

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Scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells

Washington |Monday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

In a breakthrough, scientists from the US and Japan have transferred human stem cells into sheep embryos, an advance that may pave the way for growing transplant organs inside animals.

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