IMA agrees to support Modicare

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

Days after raising objections to Modi government's flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme, popularly called Modicare, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday extended its support after an assurance fr

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Odisha to set up 20 hospitals in PPP mode

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2018 5:15:05 PM IST

The Odisha government will set up 20 hospitals through the public-private partnership (PPP) mode in order to improve healthcare facilities in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Frid

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Probiotics can halve risk of bone loss in elderly women

London |Friday, 2018 5:15:05 PM IST

Apart from keeping your gut healthy, consuming a diet rich in probiotics -- also called as "good" or "helpful" bacteria -- may cut the risk of osteoporosis, an age-related bone loss condition that cau

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Decoded: Which brain region helps us stay conscious?

New York |Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that a brain region -- associated with cognitive behaviours, decision making, and moderating social behaviour -- determines our overall level of

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Size should not be confused with fitness: Ihana Dhillon

Mumbai |Friday, 2018 1:15:04 AM IST

Actress Ihana Dhillon says for an actor, size is important but it should not be confused with fitness.

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Drug to stop cancer from spreading developed

New York |Friday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST

Scientists have developed a drug compound that may freeze cancer cells and kill them, thus keeping them from spreading throughout the body.

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Bisexuals more prone to heart disease risk: Study

New York |Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST

Being bisexual can be harmful for cardiovascular health as a new study suggests that bisexuals are at a higher risk of heart disease compared to heterosexual men across several modifiable risk factors

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Sikkim celebrates International Yoga Day

Gangtok |Friday, 2018 11:20:54 AM IST

Hundreds of children performed yoga as Sikkim joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the fourth International Yoga Day on Thursday.

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Robotic surgery as effective as open surgery for bladder cancer: Study

New York |Friday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST

The outcome of robotic-assisted surgery and traditional open surgery are equally effective in treating bladder cancer, say researchers, led by one of an Indian-origin.

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Pulitzer winner Charles Krauthammer dead at 68

New York |Friday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST

Pulitzer Prize winner, Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author Charles Krauthammer, who came to be known as the dean of conservative commentators, has died. He was 68.

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BJP pushing Parrikar to work despite illness: Goa Congress

Panaji |Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST

Lashing out at the BJP for pushing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to return to office despite his illness, a top Goa Congress leader on Friday said it was a "suicidal move" for Parrikar.

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Writing exercises may improve body image in women

New York |Friday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST

Women, please take note. If you are struggling with your body image, writing your blues may act as a positive step, a new study suggests.

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