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Skin hydration tips to beat the summer heat

New Delhi: The heat is here and so are the summer fun activities. So, if you’re wondering how to make those dry patches on your face very smooth, just make sure of following some basic routines. Sangeeta Velaskar, Vice President, R&D and Head, Medical Services from Kaya Clinic gives tips[Read More…]

Top Gurugram hospitals flouting rules, inspection reveals

Gurugram: A committee of the Haryana Assembly on Thursday inspected the super-specialty Medanta-The Medicity, Artemis and Fortis hospitals here and found that they were not treating a given number of poor patients for free, as per the government’s guidelines. The Subject Committee on education, technical education, vocational education, medical education[Read More…]

CBI writes to Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, GSR in data breach case

Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

London: Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy firm at the centre of the Facebook data-sharing scandal, is shutting down, media reported. The firm was accused of improperly obtaining personal information on behalf of political clients. According to Facebook, data of up to 87 million of its users were harvested by a[Read More…]

Open heart surgery linked to cognitive decline in older people

Obesity raises risk of irregular heart rate

New York: Obesity may increase risk of developing a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications, says a study of nearly 70,00 patients. The findings, published in the journal American Journal of Cardiology, showed that people with obesity had[Read More…]

Rajasthan health department faces probe for misdiagnosing Governor

Jaipur: After Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh tested negative for H1N1 on Monday in Delhi’s Apollo Hospital, Rajasthan State Health Medical Department is facing criticism for incorrectly diagnosing the Governor with swine-flu. The false reports have raised questions about the working of the State Health Medical Department, with the Governor requesting[Read More…]

SC ban on crackers on Diwali in Delhi-NCR not very effective

Carbon monoxide can make some antibiotics more effective

New York: Carbon monoxide can improve the effectiveness of antibiotics that fight stomach infections, says a study that could open up novel ways to fight antibiotic resistance. “We found that if you administer carbon monoxide together with an antibiotic called metronidazole, it can sensitise bacteria toward the same antibiotic by[Read More…]

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