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Smelling dirty socks could end you up in a hospital. At least that is what has happened to a Chinese man. A bizarre habit of smelling stinky socks led a man to a severe fungal infection. Peng, was admitted to the Zhangzhou hospital of Fujian(China) after he started coughing badly[Read More…]
Executives of Johnson & Johnson knew about baby powder containing asbestos for decades, said a Reuters report. According to documents examined by Reuters, it was found that between the 1970s to 2002s, the company’s scientists, doctors and lawyers beside executives knew that at times the raw talc of the company[Read More…]
Want to lose weight but don’t know where to start? Tired of trying everything and looking for something simple that still produces results. Use potatoes! Yes, the humble, starchy, tuberous crop is all you need this winter to shed some kilos. Potatoes are easy to digest and are full of vitamins[Read More…]
Tribals in India, recognised by the constitution as the scheduled tribes have several safeguards to protect their rights and culture. However, socially, economically, and politically they continue to be some of the most marginalised communities in India. Often this is compounded by geographical isolation. Tribals living in remote terrains, often[Read More…]
Panaji: Criticizing the culture of instant food, Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged the need to go back to traditional Indian food, saying “instant food means constant disease”. Naidu said that India should look at being self-sufficient in terms of food production on account of the country’s[Read More…]
New York: Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic in the US have found that better cardiorespiratory fitness leads to better longevity, regardless of age, with no limit on the positive effects of aerobic fitness. Cardiorespiratory fitness is the ability of the circulatory and respiratory systems to supply oxygen to skeletal muscles[Read More…]
New York: A majority of older patients who underwent heart valve surgery were found to be at risk of cognitive problems up to six months after surgery, researchers say. Researchers, from the University of Rochester in the US, examined whether surgeries on two types of heart valves — the mitral[Read More…]
Expanding its usage, selfie trends has crept into many government sectors including hospitals, schools in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. After a school in Uttar Pradesh, now doctors in Munger district of Bihar have also been asked to submit their selfie to mark attendance. Making the best use of technology in[Read More…]
India has 600 million young people and any death due to lack of blood is a matter of shame, says 43-year-old athlete Prakash M. Nadar. Like a soldier or a doctor or a well-wisher, this polio-afflicted man is a saviour for many. Nadar, a Marathi dwells in Mumbai and has[Read More…]
It is not even two weeks since the Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana–Ayushman Bharat and called it a game-changer initiative to serve the poor and the names of few important people from Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh has emerged among its beneficiaries.[Read More…]
The Union Health Ministry on Monday claimed it had identified hundreds of children who received contaminated polio vaccine in states like Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana. As per the local media reports, police arrested the managing director of Bio-Med after routine testing which revealed it had made and shipped some 150,000[Read More…]
Indians have started drinking more as compared to 2005. The alcohol consumption in India has more than doubled. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) the per capita alcohol consumption has increased from 2.4 litres in 2005 to 5.7 litres in 2016. The report suggests 4.2 litres is being consumed[Read More…]
Among all the non-communicable diseases, heart attacks have become the most fatal in this era when medical science has developed so much that almost every ailment has a treatment. The year 2016 witnessed around 28 per cent of total death due to cardiac arrests in India. According to the latest[Read More…]
Lack of basic facilities including education and healthcare still remains a distant dream for the villagers of Bidarpakhana in Malkangiri district of Odisha. Unavailability of ambulance kills a newborn on Sunday. To utmost disappointment, family members of an expectant mother were forced to carry her on a cot to take[Read More…]
London: Losing weight can lead to an early and sustained improvement in the functioning of pancreatic beta cells, which can help individuals with Type-2 diabetes to achieve remission, a study has found. The findings suggest that weight loss normalizes fat metabolism in all individuals with Type-2 diabetes, but the more rapid[Read More…]
New York: Increased consumption of alcohol in people with tuberculosis (TB) may accelerate their risk of death, scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher have found. Chronic alcohol consumption modulates a host of immune defense mechanisms and increases susceptibility to infections with various pathogens such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) the TB-causing bacterium.[Read More…]
New Delhi: Seven out of 10 middle-aged people in India have poor muscle health, key to an active lifestyle and can impact health and wellness, finds a survey. The survey, led by InBody — a global leader in body composition analysis — in association with France based IPSOS global market[Read More…]
New Delhi: Nobel-winning economist Amartya Sen said the lack of attention on social sectors had taken a quantum jump in the wrong direction since the BJP came to power and that despite the visible prominence of backwardness in India, the political dispensation was diverting attention from the core issues. Things[Read More…]
Twitter account holder Vivek, who appears to be a doctor as anticipated through tweets, saved a Beggar’s life who was lying unconscious on railway platform due to a seizure disorder. Displeased with bystanders’ unsympathetic behaviour, Vivek iterated the incident through a thread of tweets posted on July 5, where he[Read More…]
An international team of researchers has developed micro-robots that could soon be used to diagnose and deliver drugs in hard-to-reach areas of the human body. The robots were manufactured by coating tiny algae with magnetic particles and can smoothly swim in biological fluids, such as diluted blood and gastric fluid.[Read More…]