Health
Robotic surgery helps treat kidney transplant patient with cancer

Doctors at the Saifee Hospital here successfully conducted robotic kidney cancer surgery on a patient who had previously undergone a kidney transplant, the hospital said on Tuesday.

US study finds cellular antennae key to fat formation

San Francisco: Scientists at the University of California-San Francisco have shown that cellular antennae called cilia, found on fat-forming cells and interspersed in muscles, play a key role in the muscle-to-fat transformation.

Yoga may protect against memory decline in old age

NEW YORK: Doing yoga for a long time could change the structure of your brain and protect it against cognitive decline in old age, suggests new research.

Long working hours may up irregular heart rhythm risk

LONDON: Do you work for long hours? Beware as it may increase the risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm -- known as atrial fibrillation -- as well as contribute to the development of stroke and heart failure, according to a study.

Bhajji, Raina, Kaif hail Zaheer being named India bowling consultant

NEW DELHI: Hailing the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) for its decision to appoint Zaheer Khan as bowling consultant of the national team, several teammates of the former star pacer wished him all the luck with his new assignment.

Sam Faiers 'refuses to get unfit' during pregnancy

LONDON: TV personality Sam Faiers, who is expecting her second baby with boyfriend Paul Knightley, is determined to maintain her toned figure during her pregnancy and refuses to get unfit.

Apollo launches platelet donor community for dengue patients

Apollo Hospitals, in association with with Godrej's Hit spray, on Tuesday launched India's first online "platelet donor community" for patients suffering from dengue.

New smartphone app offers non-invasive test for diabetics

LONDON: British scientists have developed a new smartphone app that can help measure and monitor blood glucose levels without using a drop of blood, a finding that can transform lives of millions of people with diabetes.

Diabetes, sleep apnoea may accelerate risk of eye disease

LONDON: Diabetes patients who are also suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea may be at greater risk of developing a common form of eye disease leading to blindness, researchers found.

Animal bites can be prevented by educating communities-Dr. Kirti Dua

Worldwide animal bites pose a major public health problem in society.  The most common animal bite is dog bite which accounts for 76-94% of the injuries. The information was revealed by Dr Kirti Dua,Professor of Veterinary Medicine,Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University,Ludhiana. He was sharing some important remedies about different types of animal bites. Dr Dua informed that children make the largest percentage of people bitten by the dogs.

Decoded: How lifting heavy weights boosts muscle strength

 Lifting heavy weights may help you enhance your muscle strength more than light weight training because the nervous system facilitates improvements in strength during high-load training, researchers suggests.

Here's good news for coffee lovers: They live longer

Drinking coffee could lead to a longer life, according to a new study reported by US researchers at the University of Southern California (USC).

Diabetes epidemic shifting to urban poor: Noted diabetologist Dr Mohan (Interview)

Diabetes, once a disease of the affluent, is now rampant among the urban poor too and preventive measures and free screening services are urgently required to control its impact. This is the recommendation of pioneering diabetologist Dr. V. Mohan, one of the authors of a 15-state study on diabetes funded by the Indian Council of Medical Research and the Ministry of Health. The study was published in The Lancet last month. At 16.7 per cent, India had the highest share of the worlds diabetics in 2015 after China (26 per cent).

Over 16 mn fatal lung infections in 2015, India major contributor

India, along with China, Nigeria, Pakistan and Indonesia, accounted for over 16 million or half of the global estimated cases of a fatal lung infection called Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in 2015, researchers led by an Indian-origin person have revealed.

Cancer train will become a history one day, says health minister Brahm Mohindra India's health policy in tune with SDG-3 targets: Nadda High sugar intake in pregnancy linked to asthma risk in kids Why Mumbai is losing the battle against child malnutrition First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra 'Cancer survivors 38% less likely to get pregnant' Menstruation doesn't disturb brain functioning: Study 11 Zika cases reported in Thailand Why 581 mn Indians endure the country's worst healthcare High-fat diet in pregnancy may up breast cancer risk Male partner's age can affect IVF delivery success: Study Congress wants central health team in Kerala over fever outbreak More veggies a day may cut early menopause risk Medicaid rollback may up late-stage breast cancer diagnoses This technique uses body's noise to detect cancer early New 3-in-1 blood test to aid precision prostate cancer therapy Parkinson's begins in gut cells: Study Broccoli can help manage diabetes: Study Childhood cancer treatment may affect short-term memory E-cigarettes may be as harmful as smoking How to chose a successful dietary weight loss strategy Even back pain may increase risk of suicide Yemen cholera toll reaches 859: WHO Removal of old cells may delay onset of osteoarthritis New robotic device may improve stroke survivors mobility Guide to using essential oils effectively Health Buzz: Why Being Mean to People Might Actually Help Them in the Future Is Microwaving Food Bad for Your Health? Know how VR can ease phantom limb pain Sony India launches Xperia XZ Premium with 4K HDR display
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