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12
Jul

Malaria can take the Shape of an Epidemic: Report

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The report of the Praja Foundation indicated that malaria could become a major cause of concern for Mumbai. Former cabinet secretary and chairman of Praja Foundation, B G Deshmukh have written to the chief minister of Mumbai, Prithviraj Chavan, pressing him to set up a task force in order to combat the...Read More

12
Jul

Varicose Veins can make Men Depressed and Infertile

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The number of men suffering from depression is ever increasing and the rates of male infertility are also on the rise. Now a renowned surgeon has claimed that he has identified a significant cause of both — varicose veins in the testes, or varicoceles, a condition affecting up to 15 per cent of...Read More

12
Jul

300 Resident Doctors in AIIMS at Hunger Strike

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The resident doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) held a hunger strike on Monday evening. More than 300 of them joined the hunger strike to demand restoration of senior resident from the department of neurosurgery back to his previous position. The senior resident was accused of...Read More

11
Jul

Teenagers’ Junk food Fetish leaves them starved of Vitamins

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A teenager normally does not think twice before having sugary drinks, sweets and pizzas. But by their age what they consume already takes a severe toll on their health researches have revealed. Experts have clearly warned that millions of teenagers have very low minerals and vitamins, and girls fair...Read More

11
Jul

Human Belly Button contains 1,400 Strains of Bacteria

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A team of scientists have found out that the human belly buttons contain 1400 strains of bacteria. North Carolina State University's Belly Button Biodiversity study even discovered 662 unrecognized strains - which could be unique new species. The researchers made this astounding discovery after they...Read More

11
Jul

One in five diet conscious people can’t resist tempting sweets!

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A study has revealed that even after good intentions and a firm determination to diet, almost two- third people on diet eat sweets at least once a week. Approximately one in five of us start dieting at least once a month and more than one third people buy low-calorie food, claimed a study. With increasing...Read More

08
Jul

Stress during pregnancy increases asthma risks in kids

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Stress, anxiety and depression at the time of pregnancy can increase the risk of asthma for the offspring, claimed researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. The lead author of the study and senior research worker at the Mailman School of Public Health's Columbia Center for...Read More

08
Jul

A glass of milk contains a mixture of 20 chemicals!

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A new question has been raised by a new study about the safety of a glass of milk. It claimed that the milk may contain a cocktail of up to 20 chemicals used in various painkillers and antibiotics. With the use of highly sensitive test, a team of Moroccan and Spanish scientists discovered traces of various...Read More

08
Jul

Surgeons Implant World's first stem-cell windpipe developed in a lab

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The scientists in London has implanted the world’s first fully laboratory grown organ into the body of a patient. The synthetic trachea, or windpipe was developed by seeding the 36-year-old patient’s stem cells on to an artificial ‘scaffold’. The British scientists helped in...Read More

07
Jul

Scientists discover a Non-invasive Mean of Screening IVF Embryos for Genetic Abnormalities

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The fertility doctors have claimed to have discovered a non-invasive method of screening IVF embryos for genetic abnormalities. The present method involves extraction of cells from the embryo itself, which the scientists believe is harmful. Now the researchers from UK opine that it is possible to check...Read More

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