Health

Keep healthy this summer with easily-made smoothies

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 13:48

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Suffering from dehydration this summer? Here are some easily made recipes from nutritionist Suvidha Raibole of Care24 for home-made smoothies that will instantly cool you down and keep you fresh and healthy.

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Now mothers can share parenting tips online

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 13:00

Gurgaon, May 3 (IANS) Mothers can now share their personal parenting experiences across cities and help other parents with their experiences though online portal mycity4kids, which is an online community for mother-bloggers in India.

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Why antibiotics can also make you more prone to infection!

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 11:08

New York, May 3 (IANS) Antibiotics are essential for fighting bacterial infection, but, paradoxically, they can also make the body more prone to infection and diarrohea by allowing gut pathogens to "breathe", says a study.

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Over 75 percent child rehab centres in India defunct

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:42

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Over 75 percent of 11,652 child rehabilitation centres across 21 states of India are non-functional, the labour minister informed parliament on Monday.

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Drugs 'promising' for treating drug-resistant prostate cancer

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:04

London, May 2 (IANS) Researchers have found a new type of drug that could benefit men with aggressive prostate cancer, a drug-resistant disease that is difficult to treat as it does not respond to hormone treatment

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Twitter can help prevent asthma-related hospitalisation

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:32

New York, May 2 (IANS) Keeping tabs on tweets may be an effective tool to help prepare for -- and prevent -- increases in asthma emergencies, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

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New drugs could treat resistant prostate cancers

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:28

London, May 2 (IANS) Men with lethal prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment could potentially benefit from a new class of medicines designed to overcome drug resistance, a new study suggests.

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Diluted apple juice best to treat dehydration in kids

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 11:58

Toronto, May 2 (IANS) As the summer picks up the heat, kids suffering from mild gastroenteritis and dehydration should be given diluted apple juice instead of electrolyte drinks to replace fluid losses from diarrhea and vomiting, researchers say.

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A third of autistic kids likely to wander away

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 11:08

New York, May 2 (IANS) More than one-third of US children with autism spectrum disorders have wandered away from a safe environment within the past 12 months, new research shows.

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Depressed seniors are at dementia risk

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 14:08

London, May 1 (IANS) Elderly people who experience steadily increasing depressive symptoms are more likely to suffer from dementia, finds a study.

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What kills neurons after stroke

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 11:16

New York, May 1 (IANS) Researchers have found that an elusive brain receptor may play an important role in the death of neurons from neurological diseases.

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Ocean-facing house linked to relaxed life, better mental health

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 16:14

New York, April 30 (IANS) Wish to lead a relaxed life with a sea-facing house? Here's another reason for you to save for a beach-facing house as the sight of water is linked to less stress and improved mental health, researchers say.

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Stress, depression can worsen HPV infection

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 14:20

New York, April 30 (IANS) Beware! Stress and depression can be harmful to women with HPV (human papillomavirus) infection and if it continues for some years beyond the initial infection can lead to cervical cancer, researchers have warned.

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