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Tumour weighing 3.2 kg successfully removed from the chest cavity of Russian national at Delhi hospital

The patient was admitted on July 31, operated on August 1 and was discharged on August 8.

PTI | Aug 19, 2017 11:17 AM

Walnuts can help to control hunger pangs, reveals study

Walnuts can be really beneficial for you as a new study suggests individuals who consume walnuts, salmon and canola oil- rich in polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs)- on a regular basis are likely to undergo...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 18, 2017 10:02 PM

Get rid of flies with this simple procedure

Flies have a very special way of seeing. Their eyes are made of thousands of identical lenses through which they see thousands of reflections of the same image.

Tahir Qureshi | Aug 18, 2017 02:31 PM

Mumbai: Hospital performs two heart transplants in gap of four hours

In a remarkable achievement, two critically-ill patients suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy got a new lease of life after a hospital in Mulund carried out two heart transplants in a gap of four...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 18, 2017 06:53 AM

3 million people died due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, study says

Over 3 million deaths have been reported worldwide in 2015 due to two common chronic respiratory conditions — asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to study published...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 17, 2017 09:28 PM

Odisha: 60 year-old leprosy patient denied proper cremation by relatives

Body of retired bank official and a leprosy patient for a long time was carried by his daughter to carry the body along with her brother Sanjib and her husband to the village cremation ground for...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 17, 2017 09:08 AM

New smartphone app to help manage mental illness

Scientists have developed a smartphone app to help middle-aged and older adults self-manage their mental illness and other chronic conditions

News Nation Bureau | Aug 16, 2017 05:55 PM

Running during teenage may help prevent dementia, reveals study

According to the researchers, six-weeks of voluntary running, beginning at one month of age in rats, was sufficient to induce a long-term effect on learning and memory of a fear response that depends...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 16, 2017 05:47 PM

Expensive wines taste better not on the taste buds, but on the brain

For the study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, the team requested participants to lie in an MRI scanner while small amounts of good quality red wine with a retail bottle price of 12 Euros...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 16, 2017 05:28 PM

Binge-watching television leads poor sleep,obesity and fatigue in young adults, says study

Binge-watching television can cause poorer sleep quality, more fatigue, and increased insomnia in young adults

News Nation Bureau | Aug 16, 2017 04:52 PM

Breast Cancer is fast increasing among Indian women, awareness is the key

According to a study published in the Journal of Business Research, one of the most common cancers afflicting Indian women is breast cancer

News Nation Bureau | Aug 16, 2017 03:41 PM

Australian bodybuilder Meegan Hefford dies of excessive protein consumption

Australian bodybuilder Meegan Hefford has died after excessive consumption of protein shakes, protein-rich foods and supplements.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 16, 2017 08:22 AM

People who are 'fat but fit' can face higher risk of heart disease, finds study

People who have healthy blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels, being overweight still carries a higher risk of coronary heart disease

News Nation Bureau | Aug 15, 2017 11:53 PM

Warning! Energy drinks may push you towards substance abuse

Previous studies have shown the relationship between energy drink (ED) consumption and high-risk drinking behaviours, as well as the likelihood of other accompanying drug use.

PTI | Aug 14, 2017 06:35 PM

Diagnosis of chronic diseases to get easier and affordable with this new system

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new system that could make it easier to diagnose chronic diseases, particularly in remote areas without expensive lab equipment.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 14, 2017 06:07 PM