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Zika Virus Being Tested for Treating Brain Cancer

Zika Virus Being Tested for Treating Brain Cancer

A dangerous virus which can give babies brain damage might offer a surprising new form of treatment for brain cancer in adults, say U.S. scientists. Up to this point, Zika has been only seen as a health threat and not a remedy. However,... 
Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Early Death Risk

Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Early Death Risk

A just published study has added to the positive news about drinking coffee. The study found that drinking between two and four cups of coffee per day was associated with an overall lower risk of death, in particular amongst drinkers... 
Allan Gifford is the youngest boy in the world with two prosthetic hands

Allan Gifford is the youngest boy in the world with two prosthetic hands

11-year-old Allan Gifford has become the youngest boy in the world with two prosthetic hands. Gifford lost both his hands following a heart condition that caused some complications. Both his hands were amputated at the age of three. Allan... 
Doctor’s attempt to inject hospital superintendent with HIV+ blood over personal grudge foiled

Doctor’s attempt to inject hospital superintendent with HIV+ blood over personal grudge foiled

New Delhi: In a bizarre incident that unfolded at a hospital in Andhra Pradesh, a doctor lunged at the hospital superintendent in a fit of rage and tried to inject him with a syringe that held HIV+ blood. Reports reveal that the doctor,... 
Hop on to the weighing scale daily to accelerate your weight loss process!

Hop on to the weighing scale daily to accelerate your weight loss process!

New Delhi: Losing weight is not an easy feat to accomplish, even when you have set a specific target. It requires hard work, discipline, dedication, immense will power and self-control. It is a slow and steady process and many people... 
Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

New Delhi: Not just the common man but security forces guarding us are also susceptible to conditions like stress, depression and suicides. We might easily find access to therapies and counselors but for them, it is very hard as they... 
Rising number of cardiac patients in India in 30-40 age group a concern, say doctors

Rising number of cardiac patients in India in 30-40 age group a concern, say doctors

New Delhi: A modern lifestyle that people all over the world have adopted or are adopting seems to be a big reason for the rise in heart problems. In India, cardiovascular diseases seem to be one of the biggest reasons for the rise... 
Indian-origin researcher identifies potential treatment for breast cancer

Indian-origin researcher identifies potential treatment for breast cancer

New Delhi: Breast cancer is the top cancer victimising women in the developed as well as in the developing world. Unfortunately, low and middle-income countries are at a higher risk of breast cancer due to lack of timely diagnosis. Breast... 
Alzheimer’s may be detected years before symptoms appear – thanks to this new eye test

Alzheimer’s may be detected years before symptoms appear – thanks to this new eye test

New Delhi: Scientists claim to have developed a new non-invasive eye test that may be helpful in detecting Alzheimer’s disease years before patients actually start experiencing the symptoms. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical... 
Shocking! 50 tumours removed from woman’s uterus after three-hour surgery

Shocking! 50 tumours removed from woman’s uterus after three-hour surgery

Itanagar: In a shocking incident, 50 tumours were successfully removed by a team of doctors from the uterus of a woman in Itanagar. The woman has been suffering from heavy and painful menstrual cycle for several years. The three-hour... 
Bombay HC aids man suffering from rare genetic disorder

Bombay HC aids man suffering from rare genetic disorder

Nagpur: The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court has rushed to aid a 26-year old man suffering from a rare genetic disorder by directing the government and BSNL to pay for his treatment requiring over Rs 2 crore per annum, his lawyer... 
Multicolour MRIs developed, could help improve disease diagnosis

Multicolour MRIs developed, could help improve disease diagnosis

A team of researchers have developed a method that could make magnetic resonance imaging – MRI – multicolour to help improve disease diagnosis. The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports. The current... 
Sepsis can be prevented using a new inexpensive technique

Sepsis can be prevented using a new inexpensive technique

Scientists in the US have developed an inexpensive technique that helps prevent sepsis –  a life-threatening illness caused by the body’s response to an infection. In sepsis, the immune system goes into overdrive in response... 
To smell more attractive, men should eat more fruits and veggies says study

To smell more attractive, men should eat more fruits and veggies says study

Scientists have suggested through a new study that men who are vegetarians are more attractive to their non-vegetarian counterparts, because of their different body odour and that’s because vegetarian guys eat more fruits and...