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New smartphone app to boost mental health treatment

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:57

Scientists have developed a new smartphone app that detects changes in patients` behavioural patterns, and then sends the data to doctors in real time.

Five natural ways to treat malaria at home!

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 16:29

With the arrival of monsoon, the number of malaria cases see a steady rise despite the fact that the disease isn`t season specific. This happens because the risk of transmission is highest during the humid rainy season.

Mental health patients twice as likely to be victims of homicide than general public

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 12:04

A national study examining the characteristics of homicide victims across England and Wales found that patients with mental illness are two and a half times more likely to be victims of homicide than people in the general population.

Older people can enhance quality of life with just 20 mins walk every day

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 14:04

A new study has revealed that older people can increase their quality of life with just little mobility, that could include 20 minutes walk per day.

MERS: Know all about the novel virus

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 17:44

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness that first surfaced in Saudi Arabia in April 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV.

JIPMER to set up Centre of excellence to treat lung diseases

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 18:49

JIPMER,an autonomous institution in the Central sector here, Tuesday said it plans to soon set up a Centre of Excellence to deal with lung diseases prevalent among all sections of society, including young children.

Optimistic partner your gateway to better health

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:25

Planning to tie the knot soon? Gauge his/her optimism levels too as a cheerful partner with loads of positive attitude would be a harbinger of health for you.

Sleep apnea could lead to elevated blood sugar levels

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 16:34

Researchers have linked sleep apnoea with elevated blood sugar levels, raising fears that people with the condition could be at an increased risk of cardiovascular illness and mortality.

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