BJP leaders visit Amit Shah at AIIMS (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including party media coordinator Anil Balooni and Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwani Choubey, on Thursday visited AIIMS here where p

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AI app with Microsoft Azure to tackle malnutrition in India

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2019 7:15:21 PM IST

Germany-based non-profit Welthungerhilfe has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) smartphone app, powered by Microsoft Azure, to tackle malnutrition in India.

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Undiagnosed thyroid problem can increase infertility risk: Experts

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 7:15:36 PM IST

Over 20 per cent women in India live with an undiagnosed thyroid problem and do not even realise that it is the cause of various health issues including infertility, health experts have said.

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Heart-health behaviour helps reduce diabetes risk

New York |Thursday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST

If you are suffering from diabetes, then following some lifestyle and health factors may prove to be good for your heart and can help prevent disorders, says a new study.

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Ravi Shankar Prasad discharged from AIIMS

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) authorities said on Thursday that Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was discharged from the hospital earlier in the day, where he was admitted in t

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Tobacco vendors eye schools for sale: Study

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:19 PM IST

Tobacco companies in India are targeting schoolchildren as young as eight years for sale of their products and placing advertisements, finds a new study.

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Swwapnil to raise awareness about lymphatic filariasis

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST

Actor Swwapnil Joshi has been roped in as the brand ambassador for elimination of lymphatic filariasis in Maharashtra by the state government's Public Health department.

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B-group vitamins beneficial for psychotic patients: Study

Sydney |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST

Intake of B-group vitamin supplements may be beneficial for maintaining concentration skills among people experiencing a first episode of psychosis -- a precursor to developing schizophrenia, finds a

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How fasting can improve your overall health

New York |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST

Fasting may not be just a religious or political practice. It may actually protect you against age-related diseases and improve your overall health, researchers say.

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NGO comes forward to help Hyderabad's 80-year-old hospital

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:10 PM IST

Helping Hand Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has come forward to support the Government Nizamia General Hospital, which was built by the last Nizam of Hyderabad, to promote Unani medicine

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Ex-VHP chief Vishnu Hari Dalmia dead

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST

Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) President Vishnu Hari Dalmia, one of the three major exponents of the Ram Janmabhoomi agitation, died on Wednesday at his residence here, a statement said. He was 91

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Vaccination not forced on children: Delhi health authorities

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

The measles and rubella (MR) vaccination programme, which was deferred following an intervention by the Delhi High Court, does not override the consent of students, said state's health authorities for

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