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Fight against HIV/AIDS: India's first free condom store launched – This is how you can order from  #FreeCondomStore

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Fight against HIV/AIDS: India's first free condom store launched – This is how you can order from #FreeCondomStore

On its 10th anniversary, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) launched India's first 'Free Condom Store', under which individuals, NGOs, government, private institutions and community-based organisations can order as many condoms as they want. 

Take note, men! Testosterone can make you impulsive

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Take note, men! Testosterone can make you impulsive

Researchers, including those from California Institute of Technology in the US, found that men given doses of testosterone performed more poorly on a test designed to measure cognitive reflection than a group given a placebo.

Here comes a diabetes app to forecast blood sugar levels

Diabetes

Here comes a diabetes app to forecast blood sugar levels

Researchers have developed a new personalised app that can allow people with type 2 diabetes to keep a track on their blood sugar levels.

Smokers rejoice! E-cigarettes can help you kick the butt

Smoking

Smokers rejoice! E-cigarettes can help you kick the butt

The study suggest that e-cigarettes may provide a safer alternative to smokers than the traditional cigarettes.

AIIMS symposium to focus on efficacy of dengue vaccine in India

Dengue

AIIMS symposium to focus on efficacy of dengue vaccine in India

The two-day symposium 'AIIMS-FAM Dengue, Zika and Chikunganya', is being held in collaboration with The Fondation de l?Acadamie de Medecine (FAM-Medical Academy Foundation) of France.

Fighting arthritis: Researchers edit stem cells to fight inflammation

Arthritis

Fighting arthritis: Researchers edit stem cells to fight inflammation

SMART cells, develop into cartilage cells that produce a biologic anti-inflammatory drug that could replace arthritic cartilage and simultaneously protect joints and other tissues from damage that occurs with chronic inflammation.

Beware: Air pollution may put you at an increased risk of stroke, heart attack!

Heart health

Beware: Air pollution may put you at an increased risk of stroke, heart attack!

As per the study, tiny particles in polluted air can travel from the lungs into our bloodstream and increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Tips for a healthier, secure environment at workplace

Workplace health

World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Tips for a healthier, secure environment at workplace

Reducing the risks of injury and illness at work can immensely benefit the workers and organisations alike.

Scorching heat giving rise to eye damage; doctors say cases up by 30%!

eye infection

Scorching heat giving rise to eye damage; doctors say cases up by 30%!

Unprotected exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can increase the risk of developing cataracts and damaging the retina.

Depression: How to deal with it naturally

Depression

Depression: How to deal with it naturally

Depression is first characterized by denial followed by anger. People do not accept that they suffer from depression; they brush it off as just a low point in their life.