Health and Fitness

Obesity can aggravate bone and muscle loss

New York, April 18 (IANS) — Did you know that obesity may result in deterioration of bone density and muscle mass?... (more...)

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Embrace daily massage to improve health

New York, April 18 (IANS) — Love massage? You now have a scientific reason to go for it now. Massage does improve vascular... (more...)

Scientists identify target for treating dengue

New York, April 18 (IANS) — In a significant discovery, researchers have identified a target for dengue fever that... (more...)

Chinese women’s life expectancy rises

Beijing, April 18 (IANS) — The life expectancy of Chinese women has increased from 73.33 years in 2000 to 77.37 years... (more...)

Obamacare enrollment hits eight million mark

Washington, April 18 (IANS) — US President Barack Obama announced Thursday that eight million people have signed up... (more...)

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Cancer survivor knows the importance of support and advice

Team Salama: Members of the Ismaili Women’s Cancer Support Group pose with officials from the Canadian Cancer Society. LARISSA... (more...)

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PETA India urges health ministry to ban sale of animal-tested products

FILE: An activist from the association “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” (PETA) bathes in a bathtub... (more...)

Singapore puts country’s hospitals on alert for MERS-CoVc virus

Singapore, April 17 (IANS) — Singapore authorities have put all hospitals in the country on alert for any cases of... (more...)

Provide free treatment to Gaucher disease patient: HC

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) — Saying that “just because someone is poor, the government cannot allow him to die”,... (more...)

Leeches can fix torn ear!

New York, April 17 (IANS) — Believe it or not! A 19-year-old woman in the US who lost her ear to a dog attack got it... (more...)

Oxygen injections to protect you from air pollution

New York, April 17 (IANS) — Drug injections are fine but oxygen injections? As the air pollution keeps getting worse,... (more...)

Oral drug holds promise to eradicate deadly measles

Washington, April 17 (IANS) — Despite a global initiative to eradicate measles begun over a decade ago, measles deaths... (more...)

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PETA India urges health ministry to ban sale of animal-tested products

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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

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