The incident occurred at the Proddutur district government hospital in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district.
In addition to finding that current smokers were 20 percent more likely to quit smoking when pack prices went up by a dollar, researchers showed that there was a three per cent overall reduction in smoking risk.
Nomophobia may serve as an indicator of a social disorder or phobia for individuals with a strong dependency on communication through virtual environments, research suggested.
The data collected by cardiologists also shows the link between breast cancer and cholesterol levels.
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the US found that Alzheimer's disease affects the retina similar to the way it affects the brain.
In order to curb these conditions, the country's largest border-guarding force BSF has launched two ambitious projects for its jawans and has introduced a 'wellness quotient assessment' test in their annual medical checkup.
Noticing weight gain can motivate adults to adopt lifestyle changes, helping them to avoid an expanding waistline.
The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court has rushed to aid a 26-year old man suffering from a rare genetic disorder by directing the government and BSNL to pay for his treatment requiring over Rs 2 crore per annum, his lawyer said on Saturday.
Ethiopia will host an international conference on maternal and child health on August 24 and 25 under the theme "Overcoming critical obstacles to maternal and child survival".
The tool uses near-infrared light to visualise the fatty build-up in the arteries.
The study revealed that women who used birth pill for more than seven years had a 19 per cent lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, irrespective of being tested positive or negative for ACPA.
In a shocking incident, a lizard was successfully removed by a team of doctors from a man's ear in Guangzhou, Southern China.
A 38-year-old man with Down's Syndrome was awarded £10,000 compensation after social worker banned him from having physical relation with his wife.
Faced with poor prognoses or painful courses of chemotherapy, which can cause severe nausea and weakness, many cancer patients place their faith in a wide range of treatments dismissed by most medical doctors as useless at best.
There are two types of hypertension during pregnancy – Gestational hypertension and Chronic hypertension.
The hands were made by Touch Bionics and can be programmed with four grips for different tasks controlled by Alan’s muscle signals, Deccan Chronicle reported.
The new molecule, dubbed ERX-11, mimics a peptide, or protein building block.
The spurt in swine flu cases at this time of the year has come a surprise since the infection mostly peaks in the postmonsoon season and early winter.
According to experts, yoga can help solve the suffering that women with severe menstrual pain go through.
The cholera outbreak in Yemen, which has killed over 2,000 people, has started to recede but there was still no grounds for complacency regarding the health situation in the country, according to the Unicef.
Using a stem cell technique for sperm creation, scientists have created healthy offspring from genetically infertile male mice, offering a potential new approach to tackling a common genetic cause of human infertility.
The surgery was conducted by the team from Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital in Vasant Kunj, led by Dr Sabyasachi Bal.
The study establishes what previous researches have shown – the notion that scent and health are linked and play a significant role in how desirable someone appears.
The growth of the sepsis germs is so fast, that by the time the baby is brought to the hospital, he or she dies.
A team of researchers have developed a method that could make magnetic resonance imaging - MRI - multicolour to help improve disease diagnosis.
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