LIFESTYLE - Health And Food


  • Early intervention can prevent sexual transmission of HIV

     
    Starting antiretroviral therapy early is highly effective in preventing sexual transmission of the virus in heterosexual couples where one person is HIV-infected and the other is not, according to results of a decade-long clinical trial involving participants from India, among other countries.... More
  • Baby's first poop can reveal their future cognitive status

     
    A new research has revealed that a baby's first stool can really help doctors to know whether the newborn will struggle with persistent cognitive problems in the future or not.... More
  • 'Deadly' stroke ages your brain function by 8 years

     
    In a new study, scientists have found that stroke claims eight years worth of your brain function.... More
  • If you catch a serious infection, it will may well lower your IQ

     
    When you recover from a bad illness, there's a strong possibility you're not quite as mentally fit as you were before – on average, a person's IQ goes down every time they catch a serious infection.... More
  • Lung health of Indian children bad: Survey

     
    Around 35 percent of school going children in India suffer from poor lung health with pollution being one of the major factors in determining lung health in children, a survey revealed on Monday.... More
  • AIMED and IMA signed an agreement on affordable medical equipments

     
    Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED) and the Indian Medical Association (IMA), signed an agreement (MoU)to promote the 'Cure in India "initiative. This agreement could be the game changer in term of promoting medical devices made in India . This initiative will improve medical tourism in India as well as "buy Indian" campaign under the purchase of Indian-made medical equipment will be encouraged. This will enhance the use of medical devices made in India in Medical sector... More
  • World Haemophilia Day: Three-day summer camp for patients at Manipal from today

     
    For the patients suffering from Haemophilia, the Manipal Chapter of Haemophilia Society will organise a summer camp on the theme “Building a family of support,” at the Bharathiya Vikas Trust from Friday to Sunday – April 17 – 19, on the occasion of World Haemophilia Day.... More
  • 100 new Swine flu deaths: Here's how to save yourself from the virus

     
    New Delhi : The alarming rise in the number of swine flu deaths in India -- with 100 more casualties reported across the country in three days since February 12, taking the total number to 585 this year -- has put the spotlight on the urgent need to check the spread of the H1N1 virus. According to latest official data, a total of 8,423 people have contracted the flu this year, with Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra being the worst-affected states with their respective tolls stan... More
  • 100 new Swine flu deaths: Here's how to save yourself from the virus

     
    New Delhi : The alarming rise in the number of swine flu deaths in India -- with 100 more casualties reported across the country in three days since February 12, taking the total number to 585 this year -- has put the spotlight on the urgent need to check the spread of the H1N1 virus. According to latest official data, a total of 8,423 people have contracted the flu this year, with Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra being the worst-affected states with their respective tolls stan... More
  • Lifestyle leads to Cancer

     
    New Delhi/ Deepak Mandal: On world cancer day, Indian Medical Association started cancer program with the support of Delhi State Cancer Institute. Every year more Indian women that men are diagnosed with cancer . Though the number of women diagnosed with cancer is more but more men die to cancer annually.... More
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