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Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

Diarrhoea

Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

It has been estimated that rotavirus vaccination can prevent 41,000 to 48,000 deaths of children under 5 years of age in India.

Early kidney transplant must for children with renal failure

Kidney

Early kidney transplant must for children with renal failure

Early transplant of kidney is important for children diagnosed with advanced kidney failure.

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain: Study

Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain: Study

Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement, often including tremors.

Want to keep your brain healthy? Doing this daily might help!

Brain

Want to keep your brain healthy? Doing this daily might help!

A new research has found that regular walk not only benefits our heart and muscles but also contributes in keeping our brain healthy.

Mission Indradhanush: Govt identifies 254 districts for immunization

immunization

Mission Indradhanush: Govt identifies 254 districts for immunization

As a part of the initiative, which is being termed as the phase-IV of the programme, the government aims to vaccinate those children who were missed out during the routine vaccination or in the earlier phases, Pradeep Haldar, Deputy Commissioner (Immunisation) said.

After spat over treatment, 'world's heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed to be now shifted to UAE hospital

Surgery

After spat over treatment, 'world's heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed to be now shifted to UAE hospital

Amid war of words between Eman Ahmed's relatives and doctors treating the world's heaviest woman over her actual weight loss, the Egyptian national will now be shifted to a hospital in Abu Dhabi.

Scientists suggest improvement in animal testing protocols for production of drugs

Drugs

Scientists suggest improvement in animal testing protocols for production of drugs

Two leading scientists writing in the European Journal of Internal Medicine give their expert view of the importance of animal testing to medical progress and present ways it could be further improved to yield more useful clinical results.

Suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases? Include this in your diet to ease the symptoms!

Inflammatory bowel diseases

Suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases? Include this in your diet to ease the symptoms!

The dietary soy-protein concentrate at the 12-percent dose level ameliorated body-weight loss and swelling of the spleen in the mice with induced inflammatory bowel disease.

This is why milk is good for your child's growth

milk

This is why milk is good for your child's growth

Researchers in Stein`s lab conducted a study to calculate protein scores for eight sources of protein, derived from both plants and animals.

Drug-resistant malaria cures by plant therapy: Study

Malaria

Drug-resistant malaria cures by plant therapy: Study

The attending physician in clinic in the Democratic Republic of Congo prescribed the malaria therapy made from the dried leaves of the Artemisia annua plant, also known as sweet wormwood, when standard medications failed to help 18 critically ill malaria patients.