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Doctor, nurses beaten up after three newborn die in Jharkhand

Ranchi |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

A doctor and some nurses at a government hospital in Jharkhand's Giridih were beaten up by relatives of three newborn babies who died on Tuesday, police said.

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New nasal spray treats depression faster: Study

New York |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

A new nasal spray has been found effective in treating people with depression who are often unable to relieve their symptoms despite trying other anti-depressants, says a study.

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Indian woman doctor gets Global Asian award

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 AM IST

Bengaluru-based medical doctor Hema Divakar was honoured with the 'Global Asian of the Year 2018-19' award in Dubai recently for her yeomen services and contributions to the women's healthcare ecosyst

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Every fourth patient visiting AIIMS dissatisfied: Survey

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:06 PM IST

In a shocking result, a government survey has found that every fourth patient visiting the AIIMS is dissatisfied with treatment and other facilities at the premier institute.

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Walking, cycling reduce obesity risk in kids: Study

London |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Do your children go to school walking or riding a bicycle? If your answer is in affirmative, then they are less likely to be obese than those who use car or public transport, suggests a new study.

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Dental care helps drug abuse patients recover: Study

New York |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

Oral health care not only helps drug abuse patients recover physically but also improves their quality of life, suggests a new study.

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Maharashtra promulgates ordinance for SEBC quota in medical education

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

Spelling relief to around 250 post-graduate students on the warpath since nearly a fortnight, Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao on Monday signed an ordinance to provide benefit of reservations in admissio

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Google AI can better predict lung cancer

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST

A team of Google researchers has used a deep-learning algorithm to detect lung cancer accurately from computed scans.

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CDSCO raises alarm about Medtronic pacemakers

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

India's apex drug regulator Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has issued an alert about battery depletion issues in some pacemakers sold by the US-based medical device manufacturer M

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Heart disease risks in overweight, obese kids similar

Rio de Janeiro |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of developing heart disorders, say researchers.

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Soy food cuts fracture risks in breast cancer survivors

New York |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

Eating soy-rich food can decrease the risk of bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors, suggests a new study. The higher soy intake was linked to 77 per cent reduced risk of osteoporot

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'Menstruation should be celebrated as basic requirement'

Agra |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

Hindu scholar and author Nithin Sridhar says menstruation should not be considered shameful but should be celebrated as a basic requirement of womanhood, as an integral dimension of feminineness.

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