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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…]

Taking the dog for a walk can help older adults live longer

London: Even a few minutes of light exercise daily, such as gentle gardening or taking the dog for a walk, can help the elderly live longer, suggests new research. “(The) results suggest that all activities, however modest, are beneficial. The finding that (low intensity physical activity) is associated with lower[Read More…]

Government prioritising homoeopathy development: Minister

Union Minister of State for Ayush Shripad Yesso Naik on Monday said the central government has been prioritising the development of homoeopathy along with other traditional systems of medicine as it gained popularity throughout the country after Independence. Inaugurating the academic-cum-library building and unveiling the statue of Dr.C.F.S. Hahnemann, the[Read More…]

Government's decision on Max Hospital irrational, autocratic: Delhi Medical Association

Licence of Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, cancelled

The Delhi government on Friday cancelled the licence of Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh after doctors erroneously declared a newborn dead. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said the licence stands cancelled “with immediate effect”. (IANS)

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