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Biomarker of kidney disease may also indicate lung problems

Biomarker of kidney disease may also indicate lung problems

For the study, the research team pooled information from 31,877 participants with an average age of 60 years from six cohort studies. 

Sep 28, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
Three new genes associated with chronic back pain identified, may help in development of new therapies

Three new genes associated with chronic back pain identified, may help in development of new therapies

The research team involved 158,000 adults of European ancestry, including over 29,000 individuals with chronic back pain, looking for gene variants that were associated with the presence of back pain

Sep 28, 2018, 14:17 PM IST
Ayushman Bharat: PM Modi could launch world's biggest healthcare scheme on Independence Day

Ayushman Bharat: PM Modi could launch world's biggest healthcare scheme on Independence Day

The extremely-ambitious scheme is expected to cover approximately 50 crore people across the country and would primarily target deprived families in rural India.

Aug 14, 2018, 18:47 PM IST
Affordable universal flu vaccine developed, may also be used for other pathogens, cancers

Affordable universal flu vaccine developed, may also be used for other pathogens, cancers

Scientists developed a new nanoparticle vaccine that could effectively protect mice against influenza A virus, providing a promising approach for developing universal vaccines for the infectious

Jul 31, 2018, 14:54 PM IST
In a first, KMC doctors identify rare blood group 'P Null' phenotype in India

In a first, KMC doctors identify rare blood group 'P Null' phenotype in India

A blood type is considered rare if fewer than 1 in 1,000 people have it.

Jul 31, 2018, 10:07 AM IST
Multiple pregnancies might make women's cells age faster

Multiple pregnancies might make women's cells age faster

Cellular ageing was accelerated by between 0.5 and 2 years for each additional pregnancy, a surprisingly large effect according to the researchers.

Jul 30, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
New way to target flu viruses found

New way to target flu viruses found

The conserved hydrophilic residue, known as Thr59, is of particular interest to the researchers not only for the way it disrupts folding and allows the virus to attack, but also because it has a twin

Jul 30, 2018, 11:30 AM IST
Size of a palm: Weighing 375 grams, India's smallest baby is born

Size of a palm: Weighing 375 grams, India's smallest baby is born

Zee News' Prasad Bhosekar reports on Baby Cherry, a small bundle of joy with a fierce fighting spirit.

Jul 20, 2018, 10:05 AM IST
Oxytocin formulations ban to come into effect from July 1

Oxytocin formulations ban to come into effect from July 1

Oxytocin is a naturally-occurring hormone that causes uterine contractions during labour and helps new mothers lactate, but its misuse is widespread in the dairy industry.

Jun 27, 2018, 19:17 PM IST
4 cups of coffee daily may boost heart functions in elderly

4 cups of coffee daily may boost heart functions in elderly

In the study, published in the journal PLOS Biology, the team found that caffeine was protective against heart damage in pre-diabetic, obese mice, and in aged mice.  

Jun 22, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
4th International Yoga Day: Delhi celebrates Yoga Day at Rajpath

4th International Yoga Day: Delhi celebrates Yoga Day at Rajpath

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Delhi BJP unit chief Manoj Tiwari participated at celebrations at a park in Shahdara along with the general public.  

Jun 21, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
Yoga is one of world's most unifying forces: PM Narendra Modi

Yoga is one of world's most unifying forces: PM Narendra Modi

Millions of people around the world celebrated International Yoga Day and PM Modi urged all those who are yet to try Yoga to shed their doubts and inhibitions. 

Jun 21, 2018, 07:42 AM IST
World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day

World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day

Several Yoga training programmes, camps, seminars, workshops are underway across the world.

Jun 21, 2018, 06:26 AM IST
International Yoga Day: PM Narendra Modi to lead celebrations in Dehradun

International Yoga Day: PM Narendra Modi to lead celebrations in Dehradun

A staunch advocate of Yoga, PM Narendra Modi regularly practices a number of asanas for maintaining his fitness.

Jun 20, 2018, 15:24 PM IST
Simple blood test can tell if you're sticking to diet: Scientists

Simple blood test can tell if you're sticking to diet: Scientists

Clinical trials of diets and their health impacts are often plagued by participants' poor adherence to assigned diets.

Jun 20, 2018, 12:02 PM IST
Drivers learn Truck Aasana, embrace Yoga as way of life

Drivers learn Truck Aasana, embrace Yoga as way of life

The Truck Aasana campaign propagates the idea of promoting health and fitness among India's truck drivers, who literally drive India's economy.

Jun 20, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
World Yoga Day: Truck Aasana campaign aims to help long-distance drivers race to fitness

World Yoga Day: Truck Aasana campaign aims to help long-distance drivers race to fitness

The Zee Media campaign seeks to help long-distance truck drivers, who often have complains of body ache and soreness, discover fitness through a series of special Yoga aasans.

Jun 20, 2018, 11:36 AM IST
Common mental health treatments may harm left-handed people: Study

Common mental health treatments may harm left-handed people: Study

It involves a mild electrical stimulation or a magnetic stimulation to the left side of the brain, to encourage approach-related emotions.

Jun 19, 2018, 11:56 AM IST
A New subtype of prostate cancer identified

A New subtype of prostate cancer identified

Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about seven percent of patients with advanced disease.

Jun 17, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Diabetes has become epidemic in India, needs urgent attention: Health expert

Diabetes has become epidemic in India, needs urgent attention: Health expert

"Stroke, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. Heart attack, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. That's why it is so important. It is an epidemic.

Jun 17, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

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