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Government fixes price range for knee implants surgery

Government fixes price range for knee implants surgery

The government has fixed a price range for knee implants, almost 70% lower than current cost surgery. The price will now range from Rs 54,000 to Rs 1.14 lakh. “Government will not remain a mute spectator and will not allow this illegal and unethical profiteering,” Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Ananth[Read More…]

Action video games may cause Alzheimer

Action video games may cause Alzheimer

Did you know that playing action video games may cause a loss of episodic memory and spatial navigation which in turn will increase the risk of developing brain disorders such as depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease? The findings showed that habitual players of action video games had a reduction[Read More…]

Spiritual practices in childhood may boost health, cut depression later

Are you depressed? This probably be the reason!

In a study by University of Central Florida, it has been found that a gene variant, believed to be carried by nearly 25% of the population, increases the odds of getting depressed. The study found that people with apolipoprotein-E4 (ApoE4) have a 20% greater chance of developing clinically significant depressive symptoms[Read More…]

Food served in Indian Railway is unfit for humans, says CAG

Food served in Indian Railways is unfit for humans, says CAG

A comptroller and Auditor General Audit (CAG) report on the catering services in the Indian Railways has observed that foods which are sold at railway stations are unsuitable and contentious for human consumption. CAG has filed a report in which it mentioned that contaminated foodstuff, recycled foodstuff, packaged and bottled items[Read More…]

Spectroscopy probe to ensure longer life for cancer patients now

Spectroscopy probe to ensure longer life for cancer patients now

According to a recent study published by the American Association for Cancer Research journal on Wednesday, cancer patients will now be able to enjoy longer life expectancy and reduced risk of recurrence thanks to a multimodal optical spectroscopy probe developed by Canadian researchers. The paper is titled, “Highly accurate detection[Read More…]

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