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One in every eight women suffers breast cancer, experts emphasizes on early diagnosis, symptoms

A three-day international conference organized by the Department of Surgical Disciplines, AIIMS, National Cancer Institute-India and Safdarjung Hospital on Saturday under the supervision of ASOMA.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 08, 2017 08:40 AM

Drinking more water may lessen risk of UTIs among women, says study

Women often suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs) and drinking an additional three pints of water a day may notably lessen the risk urinary tract infections in women, a study suggests.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 07, 2017 11:46 PM

Attention! Watching a hockey match may increase heart rate by 75 percent: Study

According to a recent study, the nail-biting moments that are part of the hockey match maybe not so good for your cardiovascular health.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 06, 2017 07:38 PM

US scientists develop new molecule that can 'kick and kill' HIV virus

In 2016, about 36.7 million people were suffering from HIV and out of them, 1.8 million were children. Shockingly, around 30 percent of them are not aware that they have the virus.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 06, 2017 07:37 PM

IIT-Roorkee scientists discover piperazine drug which can help fight chikungunya

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Roorkee has claimed to have discovered the anti-viral drug called piperazine which is used to combat chikungunya.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 06, 2017 04:46 PM

World Cerebral Palsy Day: Cases seen 2 percent decline since 1980s

A cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect balance, movement, and muscle tone and around 125,000 people suffer from this set of motor disorders and stroke.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 06, 2017 02:10 PM

Japanese reporter dies after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

The revelation shocked the nation as NHK has actively reported tragic deaths at other companies, including the 2015suicide of a young woman at major advertising agency Dentsu after logging more than...

PTI | Oct 06, 2017 09:52 AM

Sports Lover? Experiencing joy of victory or heartbreak of defeat can put cardiovascular system through wringer

Researchers found that the heart rates of those who watched the game on television increased as much as they would be the participants to do a moderately difficult workout.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 06, 2017 08:50 AM

World's heaviest kidney tumour weighing 5.5kg removed from woman’s stomach from Bihar

A 28-year-old woman, Manjula Devi, resident of Darbhanga, Bihar had an abdominal lump on right side accompanied by pain and blood in urine for the last three years. “She travelled to Mumbai seeking...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 01:22 PM

Vitamin D supplements may halve the risk of severe asthma attack

A research surfacing from UK has found that consumption of Vitamin D supplements along with standard medication might halve the risk of suffering a severe asthma attack requiring hospital assistance.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 07:56 AM

She watched ‘Bahubali 2’ while doctors performed her brain surgery

Bahubali Brain Surgery: After entertaining crores of people worldwide, Tollywood’s epic drama “Babuhali 2” is now helping doctors perform critical surgeries.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 04, 2017 09:48 AM

Healthy breakfast promotes greater heart health, says study

According to a new study, those skip breakfast more than often are more likely to suffer from atherosclerosis wherein the arteries get hardened and pose a threat to the heart.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 04, 2017 06:49 AM

Soumya Swaminathan appointed as Deputy Director General of WHO

Dr Soumya Swaminathan, director general of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), has been appointed as Deputy Director General, Programmes of the World Health Organisation (WHO), which is...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 04, 2017 01:49 AM

New breast cancer test can predict risk of recurrence of cancer

Researchers have developed a new test that can anticipate the risk of recurrence of cancer, thus saving breast cancer patients from unnecessary pain of chemotherapy.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 03, 2017 08:03 AM

These neurons produce sleep when one feels bored, suggests study

Researchers based in China and Japan have established a link between sleep and situations with the absence of motivational stimuli.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 03, 2017 06:55 AM