Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

New York |Wednesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 per cent than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, fin

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Eating high-salt diet may lead to dementia

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

Love to eat crispy roasted nuts and potato wafers that are high in salt? Beware, besides harming your heart, it may also harm your brain and lead to dementia, researchers have warned.

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Trump in excellent health, says doctor

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 4:15:04 AM IST

US President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did well on cognitive screening, the White House physician said on Tuesday.

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Severe gum disease linked to lung, colon cancers

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

Do you have bad oral health? Beware, you may be at high risk of developing cancers of lung, colon and pancreas, researchers have warned.

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CBI should probe TN doctors's death: Stalin

Chennai |Wednesday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the death of a Tamil Nadu doctor who was found dead in his flat in Delhi earlier in the day.

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HC notice on plea regarding cruelty on dairy cattle

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the city government, civic bodies and others on a plea regarding cruelty inflicted on milch cattle housed at dairies in Delhi.

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Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST

Technology giant Microsoft has been granted a patent for a brain control device that can give users mind control powers to operate apps with just their brains, without any movement.

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Benefits of sesame seeds for skin, health

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 AM IST

Sesame seeds have health benefits -- while the antioxidant properties present in the seeds help in anti-ageing, the rich omega fatty acids content triggers hair growth, say experts.

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Gene causing diabetes, low blood sugar levels identified

London |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST

Researchers have identified a new gene that is thought to be critical in the regulation of insulin -- the key hormone in diabetes -- from a family with both high and low blood sugar conditions.

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Healthureum unveils Blockchain-based technology to improve medical care

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST

Aiming to reduce inefficiencies in operations, resources, data, drug sourcing and technology, Estonia-based Healthureum has announced a Blockchain-based 360-degree ecosystem for administering medical

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New system needed to up availability of doctors: Kovind

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday called for a new regulatory system to enhance availability of doctors and medical professionals as work load of the existing doctors was incredibly high.

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Rail commuters vote Kozhikode station 'cleanest': Survey

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST

Kozhikode railway station in Kerala has been declared the "cleanest" in the country by railway commuters while the Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi is at the lowest rung, said a survey by an app-bas

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