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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Anti-Obesity Day is observed the world-over on November 26. Obesity is a condition in which body fat has accumulated to the extent that it has a negative effect on health, leading to health proble...
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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgeries are effective only when it is preceded and followed by physiotherapy
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May 30, 2012
According to the World Health Organisation, addiction to tobacco claims 5.4 million lives annually and continues to be the leading preventable cause of death. "Let us scale up the fight against tobacco," activists tell Prince Frederick on the eve of World No-Tobacco Day.
April 21, 2012
A new law banning display of cigarettes in supermarkets gets widespread endorsement from the public in the U.K.
January 10, 2012
A new study has found that nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs), specifically nicotine patches and nicotine gum, is no more effective in helping smokers quit long-term, even when combined with sm...
October 6, 2011
Pancreatic cancer, complications from which claimed the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is one of the fastest spreading cancers, experts say.
This form of cancer is an aggressive, fa...
July 20, 2011
Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal - A blood test to screen people for Alzheimer’s disease. An experimental test did a good job of indicating how much of the tellta...
June 17, 2011
With stress-related disorders on rise in Kashmir Valley, a helpline was today launched by police to provide counselling to patients to overcome their problems.
The ‘Stress Man...
November 6, 2010
The healing profession being built on the foundations of implicit faith and trust between you and your doctor, any controversies on medical, ethical or legal issues ha...
October 18, 2010
“Ouch!” the female assistant at the travel agency takes her palms off the keyboard to crack her fingers; there's a swelling in the thumb joint. “Aaah!” the eld...
September 28, 2010
The discovery of a faulty gene responsible for migraine — an extremely painful condition — offers a ray of hope to millions of sufferers.The finding potentially opens the way to...
September 13, 2010
Strong, well developed muscles alone will not prevent back pain. What a healthy back needs are muscles that are capable of positioning and securing the spinal column, according to Professor Ingo F...
May 2, 2012
“There is no health without mental health. Mental health is essential for maintenance of the overall health and well being of individuals and the society at large. It affects the individual's abil...
March 7, 2012
Bone-setters have been included in NRHM to overcome acute lack of doctors in Nagaland
November 24, 2011
MOHAN Foundation, the Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network, and other organisations will hold a rally in Chennai on Sunday on the Marina Beach to raise awareness on organ donation. ...
September 4, 2011
Scientists have designed a biocomputer which can identify and kill cancer cells without harming the healthy ones.
Biocomputers use biologically derived materials such as DNA or proteins t...
June 24, 2011
District Medical and Health Officer T. Venkataramana Reddy said that instructions were given to PHCs to maintain ARV stocks.
December 11, 2010
Despite cinematic frills, the film “Mr. Jones” underlines the travails of bipolar disorder and the importance of mental equilibrium. »
October 29, 2010
Tamil Nadu's positive experience with its two-year old cadaver transplant programme has an important message for all States: strong official policy and commitment to transparency can improve...
October 5, 2010
An international humanitarian medical aid organisation has begun providing “psychological assistance” to victims of violence in the restive Kashmir Valley after over three weeks.
September 23, 2010
D.J.K. Cornelius and his Navajyothi Trust are making a difference to the lives of the mentally-challenged. »
August 1, 2010
Music is said to awaken slumbering memories. No one knows this better than Radhika, a little girl who used the strings of song to pull herself out of a coma
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.