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Pellet-hit man recovers after undergoing rare surgery

A 33-year-old man, hailing from Cherpu in Thrissur district in the State, who was brought to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, recently by… Read more..

Telemedicine comes of age in Kerala; TSI chapter formed

Telemedicine, the practice of evaluating, diagnosing and treating patients at a distance by a healthcare professional using advanced telecommunications technology, is finally more than just… Read more..

High Prevalence of Hypertension in Telangana: Studies

HYDERABAD:Two recent and separate studies have found high prevalence of hypertension in Telangana among children, adolescents and adults, signifying the importance of targeted interventional strategies… Read more..

Low Income Countries facing Both Obesity, Malnutrition

NEW YORK:Low-and middle-income countries have high levels of overweight and obesity along with undernutrition, say researchers, adding that these two issues have become increasingly connected."Our… Read more..

AI Can Help Doctors Identify Cancer Cells

NEW YORK:Researchers at University of Texas Southwestern have developed a software tool that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images… Read more..

Less Sleep may Negatively Affect Women''s Bone Health

NEW YORK:Getting too little sleep is linked with a higher risk of having low bone mineral density (BMD) and developing osteoporosis, researchers have warned.Osteoporosis is… Read more..

Blood Test to Detect Breast Cancer Signs 5 Years Sooner

LONDON:Researchers have found that a simple blood test can detect breast cancer up to five years before there are any clinical signs of it.The blood… Read more..

People with Autism Risk more Likely to Report Self Harm

LONDON:People with a higher genetic likelihood of autism are more likely to report higher childhood maltreatment, self-harm and suicidal thoughts, according to a new study… Read more..

Facebook Launches Healthcare Tool for Checkup Reminders

SAN FRANCISCO:Making a foray into the personal digital healthcare domain, Facebook has unveiled a "Preventive Health" tool that connects people to health resources and sends… Read more..

Cells Linked to Blindness in Elderly Found

NEW YORK:A team of researchers have discovered cells that lead to progressive loss of central vision among the elderly.Age-related macular degeneration is one of the… Read more..

Experts Discuss Immunology at Mindray Special Scientific Forum

KOCHI:Aimed at boosting lab practice in India, Mindray Medical India showcased its superior range of diagnostic technologies at a special scientific forum dedicated to Thyroid… Read more..

ICICI Bank Introduces ‘FD Health’; India’s First Fixed Deposit with Critical Illness Insurance

MUMBAI:ICICI Bank announces the launch of ‘FD Health’, a Fixed Deposit (FD) offering the dual-benefit of investment growth via FD and protection through a critical… Read more..

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