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Mangaluru: Prestigious Membership of the Royal College-UK Conferred on Dr US Krishna Nayak

Mangaluru: A reason to smile-that's right! It's all miles of smiles as Prof. (Dr.) U.S.Krishna Nayak, Principal and Dean, A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental...

Have A Healthy Sperm

Although it's woman who has to carry the baby for those nine months, dad-to-be has an important role too. As the pregnancy of a...

Addressing pneumonia: The deadly childhood illness

Talking about India, Lois said that even as the country ranks 1st globally in terms of pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths, there has been some political commitment from the government to immunize all children

Brave heart teenager beats rare spinal deformity disorder in complex surgery

 In a difficult marathon surgery lasting 9 hours; a 52 degree bend of the spine was treated by the ISIC team  Not intimidated by the...

Evidence should inform policy: Should we offer antiretroviral therapy soon after HIV diagnosis?

(CNS): There are over 1 million new TB cases in people living with HIV (PLHIV) and 320,000 HIV/TB deaths every year. Moreover HIV increases...

Will countries ‘walk the talk’ to end the tobacco epidemic?

Despite unprecedented pressure from tobacco industry to delay, dilute or thwart progress on a range of tobacco control measures globally, considerable achievements have been...

Alcohol, steroid supplements linked to hip loss in youth

Kolkata/New Delhi Aug 21 (IANS) Increasing use of alcohol and steroid-based food supplements is exposing India's youth to avascular necrosis(AVN) – the death of...

Time to walk the talk for accelerating towards TB-free India

India's fight against tuberculosis (TB) has made remarkable progress despite which formidable challenges remain. With the launch of 'Call To Action For TB Free...

Mangaluru: It’s Not Too Late! To Get Help to Prevent COPD and Stop Smoking

Mangaluru: COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. ( Chronic- It wont go away, Obstructive - blocking, Pulmonary - in lungs, Disease - Sickness)...

After years of neglect, growing attention to TB in children in Asia Pacific

After years of neglect, growing attention to TB in children in Asia Pacific

Empower community to end TB: In them lies the solution!

Recently a TB partners and civil society organizations (CSOs) consultation meet was held in Delhi for ‘Spearheading Civil Society Action Towards a TB Free...

‘Fasting’ diet can help you stay sharp and slim

New York, June 19 (IANS) If you find it hard to stick to strict fasting, don't worry. Following for just five days in three...

Diabetes vaccine enters phase II clinical trial

Washington (PTI): A phase II clinical trial that will test the ability of a vaccine to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes has been approved by...

‘My top priority would be for ensuring evidence informs health policy’, says new ICMR...

(CNS): Dr Soumya Swaminathan has recently been appointed as Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of Department of Health Research,...

New air filter can clear cigarette smoke quickly

London, July 12 (IANS) A new air cleaning equipment has been developed that can purify the air completely in an hour inside a smoking...

Anti-fungal drug may treat cancer too

New York, April 16 (IANS) A drug commonly used to treat a broad range of fungal infections, including skin and nail infections, has a...

Diabetes drug may help obese people lose fat

New York, July 5 (IANS) A drug originally meant for diabetics may help obese individuals without diabetes shed weight and also keep it off,...

London: Where little girls turn into boys at puberty!

London (IANS): While bodily changes at the time of puberty such as voice cracking and mood swings are all too common among boys worldwide,...

Turmeric might hold key to curbing E Coli outbreak

Washington (PTI): Turmeric can be used for making antibacterial surfaces for food processing, preparation and packaging and help in curbing E coli outbreak, according to...

New antibody may help old people regain muscle power

New York  (IANS): A newly created antibody could treat the decline in muscle mass and power associated with ageing, show results of a phase-two trial...

Smoking Can Weaken Your Spine

Quite a many steps have been taken to reduce the number of people who smokes, but all in vain. Even the government is trying...

Drugs delivered as liquid salt through skin reduces toxicity

New York, Dec 30 (IANS) Formulating drugs as liquid salts may provide a safe and efficient strategy for topical delivery of drugs that cause...

Whey-based beverage can improve your health

London, Dec 19 (IANS) Adding calcium, Vitamin D and pre-biotic dietary fibre to a beverage made of whey can have huge health benefits for...

Options for Small Vessel Heart Disease in Diabetics

If you are a diabetic, have been treated for coronary artery disease with angioplasty, stents or coronary artery bypass graft surgery and the signs...

Have sex twice an hour to skyrocket your fertility

London, Dec 5 (IANS) Having sex twice in an hour can make men three times more fertile, a new study done at North Middlesex...

Eat only when you are hungry for better health

New York, Dec 30 (IANS) Do you tend to munch something or the other between your meals even when you are not hungry? If...

Ways to undo the effects of party make-up

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) After wearing make-up for outings and parties, your skin tends to lose its shine. Try a cream-based moisturising facewash,...

Obese kids may have weaker bones

New York, Dec 22 (IANS) While obese children tend to have more muscles, the excess body fat may compromise other functions in their bodies,...

How ‘housekeeper’ cells keep brain healthy

New York, June 9 (IANS) Star-shaped brain cells appear to help keep blood pressure and blood flow inside the brain on a healthy tone,...

Rabbit virus can kill cancer cells: Study

New York, June 7 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that a rabbit virus can kill some kinds of cancer cells and eliminate a common unwanted...

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