Medicine

PM stresses on preventive health care to reduce bills

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday underlined the need to give importance to preventive... (more...)

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Shimla to have full-fledged cancer hospital

Shimla, Oct 25 (IANS) — Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said Saturday that the government was considering... (more...)

Preventive health care should be given importance: Modi

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said preventive health care and lifestyle should be given... (more...)

PM inaugurates Reliance Foundation Hospital

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday inaugurated the revamped Sir Hurkisondas Nurrotumdas... (more...)

Modi inaugurates H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday inaugurated the Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital... (more...)

Ebola cases exceed 10,000: WHO

London, Oct 25 (IANS) — The World Health Organisation (WHO), in its latest report Saturday said the number of Ebola... (more...)

Mali: Country with 300 Indians records first Ebola death

By Francis Kokutse Accra (Ghana), Oct 25 (IANS) — The authorities in the West African nation of Mali, where the Indian... (more...)

Crib deaths continue in Bengal, toll reaches 18

Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) — Crib deaths at West Bengal’s Malda Medical College and Hospital continues unabated with... (more...)

How body regulates weight loss

New York, Oct 25 (IANS) — A hormone seen as a popular target to develop weight-loss drugs works by directly targeting... (more...)

Scientists grow functioning vessel with two tablespoons of blood

London, Oct 25 (IANS) — In a path-breaking research, a team of Swedish researchers has successfully grown brand new... (more...)

Let your mind wander to boost mental performance

New York, Oct 25 (IANS) — Engaging brain areas linked to so-called “off-task” mental activities such as... (more...)

Obesity a leading cause of liver damage (World Obesity Day is Oct 26)

By Shweta Sharma New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) — Little did 52-year-old Sheila Joshi (name changed), suffering from obesity-related... (more...)

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DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels of what happened in Sait- Jean-sur-Richilieu…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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