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Odisha CM announces new medical college in Phulbani

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced the setting up of a medical college and hospital in Phulbani in the state's Kandhamal district.

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Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study

Seoul |Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Alcohol lovers, take a note. Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than binge drinking, says a new study.

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Gaining weight in mid-20s linked to early death: Study

New York |Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Gaining weight from your mid-20s into middle age is associated with an increased risk of premature death, warn researchers.

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Even short-term 'vaping' can cause inflammation: Study

New York |Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST

E-cigarette use has risen at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers and now researchers from the Ohio State University have found that even short-term vaping could cause cellular inflamm

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Hip, knee steroid injections may be harmful: Study

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

Commonly given hip and knee steroid intra-articular injections may be harmful to some patients with at-risk conditions, according to a new study.

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FAO calls for boosting millets to fight malnutrition

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

India and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations have proposed to declare the year 2023 as the International Year of Millets, which are one of the most climate-resilient tra

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1 in 3 children under 5 malnourished: UNICEF report

United Nations |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST

At least one in three children under five across the globe are malnourished and not developing properly, a report of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) revealed.

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Indo-Dutch coop against anti-microbial resistance showcased

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

A two-day India-Netherlands Technology Summit began here on Tuesday, focused on co-creating innovative solutions for global challenges relating to water, food and good health.

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SDMC steps up efforts to curb pollution

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

With the increase in pollution, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has stepped up efforts to fight air and dust pollution in the national capital, taking stringent pollution control measures

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No drastic fall in Delhi air quality in next two days

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

Though the air quality in Delhi remains in the poor category and stubble-burning incidents have increased in Punjab, Haryana and even Pakistan, no drastic deterioration of air quality is expected in t

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Heavier babies more likely to develop childhood allergies

Canberra |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Parents, take note. Researchers have found that heavier babies are more likely to suffer childhood food allergies or eczema.

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Smart speaker tracks baby's breathing using white noise

Washington |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin from Washington University, have developed a new smart speaker skill that lets a device use white noise to both soothe sleeping babies and monitor their bre

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