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Police complaint filed against world's heaviest woman's sister Shaimaa

Surgery

Police complaint filed against world's heaviest woman's sister Shaimaa

The complaint was filed against Egyptian national Shaimaa Selim for obstructing the medical treatment of her sister Eman, who was admitted for weight loss.
 

Treated Eman Ahmed like my own baby, world's heaviest woman now 176 kg, says Dr Muffazal ​Lakdawala

World's heaviest woman

Treated Eman Ahmed like my own baby, world's heaviest woman now 176 kg, says Dr Muffazal ​Lakdawala

Amidst the blame game and name-calling, a statement was released by Saifee Hospital on Thursday, announcing that Eman will be shifted to a hospital in Abu Dhabi for further treatment.

Tips to prevent hair damage during summers!

Wellness

Tips to prevent hair damage during summers!

The heat of the sun and the UV radiation can damage the hair.

As shortage of polio vaccine strikes world, WHO urges dose cut

Polio

As shortage of polio vaccine strikes world, WHO urges dose cut

The World Health Organization urged countries today to resort to smaller doses to ward off outbreaks of polio as there is a global shortage of the vaccine.

AIDS may eventually vanish from India as Centre proposes to develop national strategic plan

AIDS

AIDS may eventually vanish from India as Centre proposes to develop national strategic plan

The Health Ministry launched a 'test and treat policy for HIV' under which as soon as a person tests positive for the disease, he will be provided with antiretroviral therapy (ART) irrespective of his CD count or clinical stage.

This Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs can now 'kick the ball' after surgery in Australia

Surgery

This Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs can now 'kick the ball' after surgery in Australia

Born with three legs because body parts of a twin had grown inside her, Choity returned to her hometown in Bangladesh after a surgery in Australia enabled her to walk and run again.

Yoga can significantly mitigate symptoms of menstrual disorders

Menstruation

Yoga can significantly mitigate symptoms of menstrual disorders

For the study, the researchers carried out a systematic review of the published literature on yoga practice and common menstrual disorders.

Granny's smoking habit reason behind autism in kids? Here's what you should know

Autism

Granny's smoking habit reason behind autism in kids? Here's what you should know

Researchers found that granny's smoking habit increases the risk of autism by 53 per cent in her grandchildren.

Take note, men! Testosterone can make you impulsive

Testesterone

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.