'Dengue, Scrub Typus behind ICU admissions for tropical fever patients'

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

Dengue, Scrub typhus, Encephalitis and Malaria are the major reasons for ICU admissions of tropical fever patients in India, a study revealed on Thursday.

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Shortage of pharmacists, machines in Delhi hospital: Kejriwal

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said after a surprise visit that there was a shortage of pharmacists and ultrasound machines at the Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Hospital here.

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CBCT scan facility to improve dental care at AIIMS

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has started Cone Beam CT (CBCT) scan facility that will give dental surgeons a 3D image of the patient's jaw before the actual surgery is perfo

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Severe gum disease linked to lung, colon cancers

New York |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

Do you have bad oral health? Beware, you may be at high risk of developing cancers of lung, colon and pancreas, researchers have warned.

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Trump in excellent health, says doctor

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 4:15:04 AM IST

US President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did well on cognitive screening, the White House physician said on Tuesday.

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Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST

Technology giant Microsoft has been granted a patent for a brain control device that can give users mind control powers to operate apps with just their brains, without any movement.

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HC notice on plea regarding cruelty on dairy cattle

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the city government, civic bodies and others on a plea regarding cruelty inflicted on milch cattle housed at dairies in Delhi.

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CBI should probe TN doctors's death: Stalin

Chennai |Wednesday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the death of a Tamil Nadu doctor who was found dead in his flat in Delhi earlier in the day.

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Eating high-salt diet may lead to dementia

New York |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

Love to eat crispy roasted nuts and potato wafers that are high in salt? Beware, besides harming your heart, it may also harm your brain and lead to dementia, researchers have warned.

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Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

New York |Wednesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 per cent than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, fin

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Decoded: How preterm birth may impact language skills

New York |Tuesday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST

Altered development of a part of brain region essential to hearing and understanding sound in preterm infants is associated with poorer language skills in early childhood, a study has found.

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Benefits of sesame seeds for skin, health

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 AM IST

Sesame seeds have health benefits -- while the antioxidant properties present in the seeds help in anti-ageing, the rich omega fatty acids content triggers hair growth, say experts.

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