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Since 2012, China heart drug sold globally may have had impurity linked to cancer

Since 2012, China heart drug sold globally may have had impurity linked to cancer

The revelation that the problem likely dates back to changes in manufacturing processes at Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical six years ago suggests many patients could potentially have been exposed to

Jul 18, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
Sexual and physical abuse in childhood can lead to endometriosis

Sexual and physical abuse in childhood can lead to endometriosis

The study found that women reporting severe-chronic abuse of multiple types had a 79 per cent increased risk of laparoscopically-confirmed endometriosis. 

Jul 18, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Roundworms avoid bad bacteria after smelling Nitric oxide

Roundworms avoid bad bacteria after smelling Nitric oxide

The study shows that a protein called thioredoxin determines the time course of the worms` sensory response to the gas. 

Jul 18, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Scientists discover new method to view proteins in human cells

Scientists discover new method to view proteins in human cells

This device is useful in enabling the cell to tag itself without causing any unnecessary harm by placing it from outside the cell.

Jul 16, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
20 fall ill after eating momos from road-side stall

20 fall ill after eating momos from road-side stall

Police have arrested 10 people who were involved with making and selling of the momos.

Jun 30, 2018, 18:27 PM IST
AIIMS Delhi to get a national centre for elderly, PM Modi to lay foundation stone

AIIMS Delhi to get a national centre for elderly, PM Modi to lay foundation stone

The National Centre for Aging will reportedly have 200 wards for the elderly population of the country and would provide multi-speciality healthcare. 

Jun 28, 2018, 16:16 PM IST
Higher BMI associated with lower breast cancer risk

Higher BMI associated with lower breast cancer risk

 Multiple factors could be contributing to the link between higher BMI and lower breast cancer risk in younger women, such as differences in hormones, including estrogen, growth factors, or breast

Jun 22, 2018, 12:50 PM IST
Yoga has no religion, hope it can become a binding force for world: Narendra Modi

Yoga has no religion, hope it can become a binding force for world: Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister said in just three years the International Yoga Day has grown into a worldwide public movement and become an integral part of public life in many countries.

Jun 22, 2018, 10:05 AM IST
4th International Yoga Day: Yoga makes life meaningful: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister

4th International Yoga Day: Yoga makes life meaningful: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister

Saying that yoga strengthens the mind, body and soul, he asked the students to study well and score good marks.

Jun 21, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
4th International Yoga Day: Kota creates world record with 2 lakh people performing yoga

4th International Yoga Day: Kota creates world record with 2 lakh people performing yoga

A total of 4,000 volunteers were present on the occasion and a drone centre was set up to keep an eye on the ground. People started reaching the RAC ground from 5 a.m.  

Jun 21, 2018, 15:23 PM IST
4th International Yoga Day: Nepal celebrates Yoga Day with enthusiasm

4th International Yoga Day: Nepal celebrates Yoga Day with enthusiasm

"Yoga not just connects humanity with spirituality but also connects human beings with each other. It contributes in seeking truth and knowing self," Pokharel said.  

Jun 21, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Transsexualism will no longer be treated as a 'mental disorder': World Health Organization

Transsexualism will no longer be treated as a 'mental disorder': World Health Organization

This comes about 40 years after WHO stopped treating homosexuality as a disorder.

Jun 21, 2018, 11:38 AM IST
4th International Yoga Day: Yoga best way to deal with stress, says CM Vijay Rupani

4th International Yoga Day: Yoga best way to deal with stress, says CM Vijay Rupani

Addressing the participants during Yoga Day celebrations in Ahmedabad, Vijay Rupani said people should try to do yoga regularly.

Jun 21, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
Dust pollution triggers breathing issues in healthy people, worsens plight of asthma patients in Delhi

Dust pollution triggers breathing issues in healthy people, worsens plight of asthma patients in Delhi

Dust storms, pollution and soaring temperatures have caused difficulties for people, with many complaining of sore eyes and skin irritation as well.

Jun 17, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

A study suggests that smoking and diabetes can increase the risk of calcium deposits in a part of brain ultimately increasing the risk of memory loss.

Jun 13, 2018, 20:28 PM IST
Is there a link between hypertension and dementia? Scientists say yes

Is there a link between hypertension and dementia? Scientists say yes

The research indicates that patients with high blood pressure are at a higher risk of developing dementia

Jun 13, 2018, 11:56 AM IST
Turns out, adapting lifestyle habits can quickly lower blood pressure: Study

Turns out, adapting lifestyle habits can quickly lower blood pressure: Study

The reduction in blood pressure accomplished by the programme was equivalent to what can be achieved using three half-dose of standard medications for blood pressure. 

Jun 12, 2018, 10:29 AM IST
Collagen secretion can be controlled now

Collagen secretion can be controlled now

Researchers have identified an enzyme that controls how much our cells secrete collagen

Jun 11, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
Power Yoga: Know the benefits of 'gym yoga' and how it is different from yoga

Power Yoga: Know the benefits of 'gym yoga' and how it is different from yoga

Power Yoga is a vigorous, fitness-based approach that has been referred to by some as ‘gym yoga’

Jun 06, 2018, 10:51 AM IST
Blood test could spot lung cancer early

Blood test could spot lung cancer early

The findings are from one of the first studies to explore whether sequencing blood-borne DNA is a feasible approach to early cancer detection.

Jun 04, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

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