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Mother''s Prayers Bring ''Dead'' Son to Life

HYDERABAD:A highly curious case has come to light of 18-year old Gandham Kiran, diagnosed with dengue and jaundice and declared brain dead by doctors at… Read more..

Man's Heart Resumes Functioning 18 months After Artificial Implant Surgery

NEW DELHI:In a miraculous turn of events, a 52-year-old man got a new lease of life when his heart resumed functioning almost 18 months after… Read more..

Tata Trusts Searches for Innovations to Eliminate Malaria

NEW DELHI:In line with India''s target of eliminating malaria by 2030, the India Health Fund (IHF), an initiative by Tata Trusts on Monday announced its… Read more..

Quitting Alcohol Good for your Mental Health

NEW DELHI:If you thought moderate drinking would not do you much harm, think again. Researchers have found that quitting alcohol completely may improve mental well-being,… Read more..

Stem Cell Stimulation may Improve Stroke Treatment

WASHTINGTON:A recent research on mice has brought out the fact that stem cell stimulation, a procedure which uses stem cells to treat or prevent a… Read more..

Facebook to Reduce Misleading Health Claims in News Feed

SAN FRANCISCO:Facebook has begun addressing sensational and misleading nutrition, health and fitness claims on its platform by lowering them in your News Feed.The social networking… Read more..

Third-hand Smoke Can Damage One's Respiratory System

WASHINGTON:The hazards of second-hand smoke are well-known. Now, scientists found even third-hand smoke could do harm to one's respiratory health by changing gene expressions.The study… Read more..

Some Medtronic Insulin Pumps May Pose Cybersecurity Risk

NEW DELHI:With the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issuing a warning to health care providers this week that certain Medtronic insulin pumps have potential… Read more..

Working on Long Term Plan to Deal with AES: Govt

NEW DELHI:The government is working on a long term plan to deal with the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has left over 100 children dead… Read more..

Suppliers Stop Drug Delivery to BMC Hospitals

MUMBAI:Civic-run hospitals in Mumbai might face shortage of medicines from Thursday with suppliers suspending drug supply to protest blacklisting of their colleague since Tuesday.The Brihanmumbai… Read more..

Women's Agricultural Labour Cause of Malnutrition in Rural India

LONDON:In order to improve women's lives and household nutrition and health outcomes in rural India, policies need to be context-specific, taking into consideration factors such… Read more..

SCTIMST-MPI Joint Venture to Produce Animal Tissue for Medical Devices

THIRUVANANTHAPIURAM:The first collection of  animal tissue for medical use from the 'GMP Tissue Harvesting facility for Medical Devices' established at Meat Products of India (MPI)… Read more..

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