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New graphene-based sensor device can save babies' health

London |Wednesday, 2018 5:15:06 PM IST

Scientists have developed new wearable graphene-based sensor device which can detect heart and breathing abnormalities in babies as well improve life-threatening conditions such as sleep apnoea in adu

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Why women live longer than men

New York |Wednesday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

Women are biologically more stronger than men and hence tend to outlive their male counterparts, finds a study challenging the per-conceived notion that the female sex is weaker.

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Credihealth, MeitY tie-up to boost online health care services

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST

Medical assistance company Credihealth on Wednesday entered into a partnership with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to deliver its online health care services to people

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Sleep-related problems kill 3,500 babies in US each year

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

About 3,500 babies in the US die each year due to sleep-related problems, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and accidental suffocation, a new report said on Tuesday.

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One cigarette can make two-thirds of adults addicts: Study

London |Wednesday, 2018 5:15:11 PM IST

Smoking just one cigarette for the first time in life can make more than two-thirds of people addicts, a survey involving over 215,000 people has revealed.

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Another swine flu alert in Rajasthan

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

The Rajasthan government on Wednesday issued a swine flu alert after the disease claimed 12 lives in the state since January 1.

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Paracetamol in pregnancy may delay daughters' language skills

New York |Wednesday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST

Women who consume acetaminophen -- also known as paracetamol and widely used to reduce a high fever or relieve pain -- during early pregnancy are six times more likely to see delay in their daughters'

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Beijing sees sharp dip in PM2.5 pollutants

Beijing |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

Beijing saw major air pollutants plummet in the the last quarter of 2017 following a string of measures to improve air quality, the Chinese Environment Ministry said on Wednesday.

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New research investigates potential probiotic benefits of pear-enriched diet

New Delhi [India] | January 10, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 10 (ANI-NewsVoir): A new in vitro (test tube) study, "Dietary functional benefits of Bartlett and Starkrimson pears for potential management of hyperglycemia, hypertension and u

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Singing lullabies may help ease post-natal depression

London |Tuesday, 2018 9:15:06 PM IST

Worried over insomnia, loss of appetite and severe mood disorders after childbirth? Singing lullabies and composing new songs for your new born may help you recover from post-natal depression, finds a

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Jailed don-cum-legislator Mukhtar Ansari, wife suffer heart attack

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST

Mafia don and sitting legislator Mukhtar Ansari, who is lodged in the Banda, suffered a heart attack on Tuesday, officials said.

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Why 'freebies' to well-off and not AIDS patients, HC asks Delhi government

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 9:15:06 PM IST

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the city government why it has been providing free water and electricity to those who can afford it but not providing financial assistance to poor people sufferin

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