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Decoded: How baby's sex may influence pregnancy complications

London |Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST

Scientists have found that the placentas of male or female babies control the level of small molecules which may explain the reason behind why pregnancy complications may vary depending upon the baby'

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Take note of time, space to sleep like a baby

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 3:45:04 AM IST

You've heard of oral hygiene, personal hygiene and food hygiene, but did you know you there was something as simple as sleep hygiene, that ensures blissful, uninterrupted sleep? Little things like roo

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HC condition of Rs 10 lakh deposit for exhuming baby's body uncalled for: SC

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Friday asked an NGO to move the Calcutta High Court for waiver of condition to deposit Rs 10 lakh for exhuming body of a six-month-old baby for conducting autopsy as he was allege

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Nearly 100 students fall sick in Bihar school

Patna |Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

Nearly 100 students have fallen sick apparently due to food poisoning at a government-run residential school in Bihar's Lakhisarai district, an official said.

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Punjab's rural dispensaries to act as drug rehab centres

Chandigarh |Friday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST

Dispensaries falling under Punjab's rural development department will be used as drug rehabilitation centres to tackle the rampant drugs abuse problem in the state, a minister said on Friday.

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CMO monitoring issue of formalin in fish, says Goa Minister

Panaji |Friday, 2018 7:45:07 PM IST

The Chief Minister's Office is monitoring the crisis that arose on Thursday after formalin traces were found in fish being sold in the wholesale markets in the coastal state, Health Minister Vishwajit

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Obesity alone does not up death risk: Study

Toronto |Friday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST

Patients who have metabolically healthy obesity but are free from other metabolic risk factors do not have an increased rate of mortality, a new study has found.

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Over 30 ill in US after consuming McDonald's salads

Washington |Friday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST

Health officials in the US states of Illinois and Iowa are probing an outbreak of intestinal illness which caused over 30 people to have diarrhea and nausea after consuming McDonalds salads.

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Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.96 bn in damages in baby powder lawsuit

Washington |Friday, 2018 7:45:04 AM IST

A jury in the US on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.69 billion in damages to 22 women and their families who had claimed the company's talcum power products caused them to develop ovarian

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Pharma companies must invest in R&D to keep growing: Prabhu

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 8:45:08 PM IST

Noting that India is now recognized globally as a key player in the generic medicine industry, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday asked pharmaceutical companies to invest in research and develo

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An orange a day may prevent age-related vision loss

Sydney |Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST

If you want to prevent losing your vision as you age and keep your eyes healthy, eat oranges daily, says a study led by an Indian origin researcher.

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Novel malaria vaccine may offer treatment hope

New York |Friday, 2018 7:45:07 PM IST

Researchers have developed a vaccine that protects against malaria infection in mouse models by targeting the specific protein that parasites use to evade the immune system.

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