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Smoking strong pot daily increases psychosis risks

London |Thursday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST

Amid growing decriminalisation of cannabis use, a new study warns that daily cannabis use, especially of high potency, is strongly linked to the risk of developing psychosis, a mental disorder charact

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Manisha Koirala wants to explore more as an author

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 4:15:19 PM IST

After writing about her battle against cancer in "Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life", actress Manisha Koirala says she wants to write more books and has a "couple of ideas" in her mind.

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Statins effective against cancer-linked weight loss

Brasilia |Thursday, 2019 12:15:50 PM IST

Besides known to treat high cholesterol, statins can also be used to take care of rapid weight loss, weakness and wasting of the body due to cancer, Brazilian researchers have found.

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Stillborn baby's head dismembered during delivery

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

In a tragic incident, the head of a baby that had died in its mother's womb got separated during delivery at the primary health centre in Koovathur village in the Kancheepurm district, officials said

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USFDA approves first drug for postpartum depression

Los Angeles |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women.

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Breast implant safety put under scanner by FDA

Washington |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST

After thousands of women reported that breast implants had caused them problems, like debilitating joint pain and fatigue, the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) and researchers have started re

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Eating fish may help reduce asthma risk 70%: Study

Sydney |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST

Eating fish oil, rich in omega 3 fatty acids, can help reduce the risk of asthma by nearly 70 per cent, finds a study.

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Piping hot tea raises esophageal cancer risk: Study

New York |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

Love to drink your tea piping hot? Beware, it could raise the risk of esophageal cancer, finds a study.

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Centre urged to ban tobacco promotion in Filmfare Awards

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST

A Delhi health official has written to the Central government to stop the advertisement, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco brands in the 64th Filmfare Awards slated to be held in Mumbai on Saturday

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China conducts world's 1st remote surgery using 5G

Beijing |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST

The first remote surgery on a human using 5G technology was successfully conducted in China.

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Research finds better way to treat PTSD patients

| March 19, 2019 5:41:42 PM IST

Researchers of a recent study have found a way to improve treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by changing how the brain responds to fearful conditions.

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A brain circuit can help reverse craving for liquor

New York |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

Scientists have found that they can reverse the urge to drink alcohol, finds a study, which may open the door to developing drug or gene therapies to control alcohol addiction.

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