All CCTVs on Jaya's floor switched off: Apollo Hospital

Chennai |Thursday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST

All CCTV cameras in the section where then Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was being treated at the Apollo Hospitals were switched off, the Chairman of the hospital group Pratap Reddy said o

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Measles outbreak in Manipur kills two children

Imphal |Thursday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

Two tribal children were killed after an outbreak of measles in Manipur, said K. Rajo, Director of Health Services, on Thursday. Over 50 other children have also been affected by this disease.

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Menopausal hormone therapy likely to boost brain skills

New York |Thursday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST

Hormone therapy taken to relieve menopausal symptoms including hot flashes, fatigue, insomnia, may also play a beneficial role in improving memory and thinking skills, a study suggests.

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Protein that can stop cancer identified

London |Thursday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST

Researchers have discovered a protein that prevents the uncontrolled proliferation of cancer cells in the liver.

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Treatment for lower back pain poor, harmful globally: Lancet

Sydney |Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST

Current treatments including opioids, injections and surgery to treat lower back pain -- the leading cause of disability globally -- are useless, unnecessary and harmful, finds a series of studies in

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'Hip Hop Stroke' intervention can raise awareness, save lives

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

Have you ever heard songs with lyrics based on heart conditions?

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Johnson & Johnson rolls out mobile training centre for surgeons

N0ew Delhi |Thursday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST

Medical devices maker Johnson & Johnson Medical India on Thursday launched a specialised bus to travel across the country and provide hands on surgery training to around 25,000 healthcare professional

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Modicare to be ready for launch by July end

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST

The Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission (NHPM), hailed as the world's largest public funded health insurance scheme, would be ready for launch by July end, informed Union Health and Fam

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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra against high salt consumption

Mumbai |Thursday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST

Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and spiritual leader and Art of Living Founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar have joined a campaign to raise awareness about high salt consumption by Indians and its adverse e

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Know why obese people have less sensitive taste buds

New York |Thursday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST

Inflammation, driven by obesity, may reduce the number of taste buds on the tongue by 25 per cent, while affecting a person's sensitivity to the taste of food, researchers have found.

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'Clinical' strike for #smokefreeindia

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST

A US-based health organisation, Vital Strategies, on Thursday commended the Indian government on the launch of a national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the harm of exposure

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Overworked staff 'forced' to shut computers in South Korea

Seoul |Thursday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST

The government in the South Korean capital is introducing a new initiative to "force" its employees to leave work on time -- by shutting down all their computers at 8 p.m. on Fridays.

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