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India prevented one million child deaths due to disease between 2005-2015, says Lancet report

To achieve UN global goals of reducing child mortality to at least 25 percent 1,000 live births by 2030, India would need to maintain the rapid decline in mortality of children in the 1-59 month...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 08:55 PM

Eleven-year-old girl's organs give new lease of life to needy patients

Dr Vasantrao Pawar Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Nashik has declared Tejashree brain-dead on Tuesday. After that, she was brought to Rishikesh Hospital where all her organs were...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 06:22 PM

Taking nuts in your diet can help to reduce weight and obesity risk, says study

The recent research showed that the individuals who consumed nuts not only had less weight gain but also enjoyed a five percent lower risk of becoming overweight or obese.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 06:19 PM

UP: Dead woman comes back to life, underwent bypass surgery after suffering massive heart attack

Saraswati Devi, a diabetic, was revived by a team of doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. She had undergone a stenting procedure a few months ago. She came to the hospital after she complained...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 05:41 PM

Gender stereotypes can raise risk of depression, suicide, violence and HIV in children, reveals study

These stereotypes “leave girls at greater risk of dropping out of school or suffering physical and sexual violence, child marriage, early pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections,”...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 02:21 PM

Brain activity in ventral striatum may help to prevent poor sleep related depression

The findings revealed that students with poor quality sleep were less likely to have symptoms of depression if they also had higher activity in a reward-sensitive region of the brain.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 21, 2017 01:39 PM

Scary scenario predicted by WHO, world is running out of antibiotics

Adding to the fear is the fact that it is likely that the speed of increasing resistance will outpace the slow drug development process.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 20, 2017 04:30 PM

Beware, neck massage at barber shop may leave you paralysed

Upon investigation, it was revealed that he had suffered a neck crack during the massage which damaged his phrenic nerves that control the diaphragm, which in turn controls breathing.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 19, 2017 08:36 PM

Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS, says study

People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke cigarettes are 10 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS, a study led by an Indian-origin scientist warns.

PTI | Sep 19, 2017 07:20 PM

Are you stressed and worried? Try Expressive Writing to wade off these ills

Worrying and stress affect cognitive and rational functions which indirectly lead you to constantly multi-tasking because you try to do one task while trying to monitor and suppress your worries at...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 18, 2017 02:20 PM

Thirdhand smoke can damage liver, brain tissues says study

Thirdhand-smoke can significantly harm your liver and brain tissues within a month with the effect worsening over time

News Nation Bureau | Sep 18, 2017 01:23 PM

Friends, family help to reduce stress from marital conflict, says study

Researchers studied 105 newlywed couples, kept their daily records of marital conflict in home environment and completed a questionnaire about the number, quality, and characteristics of their...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 17, 2017 05:54 PM

Mumbai: Dengue, leptospirosis claim five lives in first two weeks of September

The city of Mumbai has been clinched by dengue and leptospirosis that has claimed lives of five people including two children in the first two weeks of September.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 17, 2017 01:01 PM

A fifth of global deaths linked to diet says study

More than 1.6 million people in poor countries died in 2016 from diarrhoea caused by contaminated water and food

News Nation Bureau | Sep 16, 2017 02:55 PM

Carbohydrates may be key to better malaria vaccine says study

Carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in malaria's ability to infect mosquito and human hosts.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 16, 2017 02:14 PM