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Smoking over 20 Cigarettes a Day Can Cause Blindness, Warns Study February 20, 2019 14:49

While excessive smoking can lead to various health issues, including cancer and heart disease, a new study has found that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can cause blindness. The study, carried out by…

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1.1 Billion People Globally at Risk of Hearing Loss, Loud Music on Headphones One of the Reasons February 19, 2019 17:52

Sound pollution can be detrimental to you and especially the younger generation getting through in today’s way of life is more vulnerable to becoming hearing-impaired. According to the estimation by the World Health Organization, about…

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Heavy Drinking Can Change Your DNA, Warns Study January 30, 2019 12:56

Consuming alcohol excessively has adverse effects on your health in plenty of ways, and it may also cause a long-lasting genetic change resulting in an even greater longing for alcohol, researchers including one of Indian-origin…

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Meet Bengaluru Doctor Who Offers Free Angioplasty to Poor Patients January 24, 2019 13:20

The epoch when only the affluent can afford quality healthcare in India, a doctor in a hospital in Bengaluru, a city in Karnataka, is offering free angioplasty to the poverty-stricken, who are no less deserving…

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Indian American to Head Research for One of Costliest Diseases in West January 11, 2019 12:11

An Indian American researcher and his team have received a grant for studying thrombosis, which is a life-threatening condition of blood clots being formed in the arteries and veins. Sriram Krishnaswamy, a researcher at Children's…

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Makar Sankranti 2019: Know Health Benefits of Tilgul Laddu January 09, 2019 17:59

While offering tilgul during Makar Sankranti in Maharashtra, it is a tradition to say 'Tilgul ghya ani goad goad bola,' meaning "Have tilgul and say sweet things." But actually, the humble tilgul can do more…

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Bad Posture During Computer Use Leads to Back Pain January 07, 2019 11:15

Do you suffer from a headache or neck and pain in your back from computer work from time to time? In that case, checking your posture possibly will help, researchers say. Sitting at a computer…

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10 Habits You Need in Your Life for Healthier, Blissful 2019 December 31, 2018 12:09

As the New Year is imminent, it is the moment to start thinking about habits by which you can stay healthier and more contented in 2019. Here, we present you ten simple habits or practices…

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WHO Lays out Recommendations to Save Newborns December 27, 2018 18:45

The recent report released by World Health Organization (WHO) titled Survive and thrive: transforming care for every small and sick newborn, said it is crucial for the world to transform aid for every newborn baby,…

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Beat the Cold by Stitching These Heating Patches to Your Clothes December 17, 2018 12:47

Scientists, including one of the Indian-origin, have developed flexible, battery-powered heating patches that can be stitched into clothes and keep the body warm. The researchers from Rutgers University and Oregon State University found a cost-effective…

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Increases Risk of Prostate Cancer: Study December 10, 2018 17:13

Men with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are four to five times at higher risk of being detected with prostate cancer, according to researchers including one of Indian-origin.IBD is a common chronic condition causing inflammation of…

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New Blood Test to Detect All Types of Cancer Within Minutes December 06, 2018 17:41

The scientists have developed a quick test that can detect all types of cancer from blood or biopsy tissues within minutes. The test, developed by scientific researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia, including…

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