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Childhood accident cripples life of 21-year-old for 11 years – Read

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Childhood accident cripples life of 21-year-old for 11 years – Read

The 11-year old saw his uncle and cousin dying in front of him and later, he also lost his mother while he himself was in the ICU.

Lung-specific Ebola infection found: Study

Ebola

Lung-specific Ebola infection found: Study

From 2013 to 2016, West Africa experienced an unprecedented outbreak of hemorrhagic Ebola.

Preterm babies may develop early language skills

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Preterm babies may develop early language skills

A study showed that preterm infants developed a robust early link between language and cognition

High-fibre diet is the solution to reduce gout inflammation

Gout

High-fibre diet is the solution to reduce gout inflammation

High-fibre diet consumption can reduce the level of inflammation and the pain too.

Your blood test has the answer to how long will you live

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Your blood test has the answer to how long will you live

The study, published in the journal Aging Cell on Friday, used biomarker data collected from 5,000 blood samples and analysed it against the donors` health developments over the subsequent eight years.

How fatal can Post-traumatic disorder (PTSD) be?

Post-traumatic disorder

How fatal can Post-traumatic disorder (PTSD) be?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic collisions, or other threats on a person's life.

 

Focus on vegetables, fruits in winters: Dieticians

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Focus on vegetables, fruits in winters: Dieticians

With winter being the best time to increase food intake, dieticians have urged children to focus more on fruits and vegetables to supplement body nutrition, which is hardly the case during summer due to low appetite.

Know the surprising health benefits of chikoo!

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Know the surprising health benefits of chikoo!

Being one of the most popular tropical fruit apart from mango, banana, and jackfruit, chikoo is exceptionally sweet and delicious. 

Heart disease: Five simple ways to prevent it!

Heart disease

Heart disease: Five simple ways to prevent it!

Heart disease has now become the leading cause of mortality in in our country.

Simple tips to get rid of hiccups!

Hiccups

Simple tips to get rid of hiccups!

Hiccups usually occurs when the diaphragm suddenly contracts involuntarily and at the same time the larynx contracts too and the glottis closes which effectively blocks the flow of air.

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Witnessing fear in others can alter our brain wiring

PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can develop in some people after they experience a shocking, scary or danger

Another cause for gastrointestinal issues in autistic children is stress

Autism

Another cause for gastrointestinal issues in autistic children is stress

Autism is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability of individuals to communicate and interact.

Brain protein may predict recovery time after concussion

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Brain protein may predict recovery time after concussion

Elevated levels of the brain protein tau following a sport-related concussion are associated with a longer recovery period and delayed return to play for athletes, researchers said.

Kidney failure patients on dialysis at risk of early death

Kidney failure

Kidney failure patients on dialysis at risk of early death

The study found that these patients tended to have a denser clot structure than individuals without kidney disease. 

Anaemic kids can better fight malaria: Study

Anaemia

Anaemic kids can better fight malaria: Study

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have proven that these concerns valid after finding iron deficiency anaemia actually protects children against the blood-stage of Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Smartphone apps can help deal with depression, anxiety

Depression

Smartphone apps can help deal with depression, anxiety

Researchers from Northwestern University in the United States found that 13 speedy mini-apps called `IntelliCare` significantly reduced 50 percent depression and anxiety

Dairy products

New ''soya'' dairy substitute is Manipur''s new taste sensation

Emasoy is the first manufacturer in Manipur for non-dairy based products such as milk, curd and ice cream from soyabean which is known as best alternative to dairy based products.

Arthritis: Try these simple home remedies to treat the disease

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Arthritis: Try these simple home remedies to treat the disease

Arthritis is a painful medical condition in the form of inflammation of joints which leads to severe pain, swelling and stiffness. 

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Researchers find way to make wounds heal without scars

By transforming the most common type of cells found in wounds into fat cells, researchers have reported finding a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than scar tissue. 

Brown rice: Top five surprising health benefits of the food!

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Brown rice: Top five surprising health benefits of the food!

We all know that brown rice is considered as one of the healthiest food. 

Want to reduce blood cholesterol? Include these superfoods in your diet!

Healthy eating

Want to reduce blood cholesterol? Include these superfoods in your diet!

 Believe it or not but a good diet plays an important role in keeping the cholesterol level in check.

An hour-long nap may boost memory, thinking in elderly

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An hour-long nap may boost memory, thinking in elderly

Sleep plays a key role in helping older adults maintain their healthy mental function, necessary for people as they age, the researchers said.

'Toxic' bosses bad for employee health, reputation, says study

Employee health

'Toxic' bosses bad for employee health, reputation, says study

Researchers from the University of Manchester in the UK found that those who work for leaders who display these traits had lower job satisfaction and scored higher on a clinical measure of depression.

Elusive structure of HIV machinery cracked

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Elusive structure of HIV machinery cracked

HIV is a clever virus and has learned to evade even some of the best drugs on the market.

Older adults can live longer by consuming mediterranean diet

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Older adults can live longer by consuming mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet also includes beans and cereal grains such as wheat and rice, moderate amounts of fish, dairy and wine and limited red meat and poultry.

Breast cancer survivors should refrain from consuming smoked meat: Study

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Breast cancer survivors should refrain from consuming smoked meat: Study

A new research suggests that frequent consumption of smoked, barbecued and grilled meat is not at all good for breast cancer survivors.

Residing near high-traffic roadways elevates demetia risk

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Residing near high-traffic roadways elevates demetia risk

They examined records of more than 6.5 million Ontario residents aged 20-85 to investigate the correlation between living close to major roads and dementia, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.

Potatoes, bananas can do wonders to your health – Read

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Potatoes, bananas can do wonders to your health – Read

Researchers examined the potential health benefits of resistant starch, a form of starch that is not digested in the small intestine and is therefore considered a type of dietary fibre.

Bird flu

Hong Kong confirms city''s second death this season of H7N9 bird flu

The man, who travelled to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in mid-December and was hospitalized in the neighbouring city of Dongguan earlier this week, died from H7N9.

This is how Rosemary can do wonders to your health

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This is how Rosemary can do wonders to your health

Rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region.

Know the common causes of allergic sneezing!

Allergic sneezing

Know the common causes of allergic sneezing!

We all know that allergy to nuts, sour foods and seafood are quite common and often leads to skin symptoms like rashes, redness of eyes and itching.