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Delhi govt, Centre spar over healthcare schemes

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST

In the run-up to the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, incumbent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are heating up the scene as they aggressively root for their respective flagshi

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Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST

After the US health regulators found traces of asbestos in samples from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder and forced the company to recall 33,000 bottles of talcum powder, physicians in India have w

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Smartphone can help patients take pills on time

Buenos Aires |Sunday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

The smartphone is now frequently blamed for a lot of health problems, but it appears that the device may also have a positive impact on heart patients.

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India seeks UN action to combat anti-microbial resistance

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

India has expressed its concern on the global emergence of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and called upon the relevant United Nations agencies to contain this threat to public health.

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Eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels: Study

New York |Saturday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, a new study sugges

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J&J recalls 33K baby powder bottles in US on asbestos worry

Washington |Saturday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST

At least 33,000 bottles of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder have been recalled by the company in the US after health regulators found asbestos traces in a bottle that was purchased online, reports

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Limiting mealtimes increases motivation for exercise: Study

Tokyo |Saturday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

Limiting access to food might increase levels of hormone - ghrelin, which might also increase your motivation to exercise, said a new research.

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3 mn TB cases not getting proper care: WHO report

Geneva |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

More people received life-saving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 than ever before, largely due to improved detection and diagnosis, however, severe under-funding and lack of access to care is

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Triage bay facility launched in Hyderabad hospital

Hyderabad |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST

SLG Hospitals, a leading healthcare facility, on Thursday announced the inauguration of best-in-class 'Triage bay' in the trauma section of the hospital here.

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Bad breakups may not trigger weight gain: Study

New York |Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

That pint of ice cream after a nasty breakup may not do as much damage as you think. Despite the emotional turmoil, people on average do not report gaining weight after a relationship dissolution, say

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Online pharmacies to grow to $3.7 billion by 2022: CLSA

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST

E-pharmacies are likely to grow seven times to $3.7 billion by CY22 as they aim to grab a large pie of the highly fragmented Indian market, according to a research note by foreign brokerage, CLSA.

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Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast

London |Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

Fitness enthusiasts, take a note! Researchers have found that working out before breakfast could increase health benefits of exercise.

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