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China’s health ministry launches TV channel


August 7th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) health ministry has launched a TV channel that will promote awareness, education and prevention of diseases.The China Health Television (CHTV) has so far reached more ... Read more...

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Cheese cuts risk of diabetes by 12 percent


July 24th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eating just two slices of cheese a day cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes by 12 percent, scientists have discovered.The findings go against current health ... Read more...

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WHO for enhanced partnership to curb non-communicable diseases


April 24th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) With non-communicable diseases causing an estimated 7.9 million deaths annually in southeast Asia region, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday called for intervention from multiple ... Read more...

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Salmonella bugs could prevent food poisoning


April 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) The discovery of a "hypervirulent" Salmonella strain could help potentially prevent food poisoning outbreaks, a study reveals.Previous efforts to find hypervirulent strains were unsuccessful since bugs ... Read more...

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Breast-feeding babies staves off asthma risk


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Breast-feeding a baby for six months post birth can stave off their risk of developing asthma-related symptoms in early childhood, says a scientific study.The study looked ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohra community leader suffers stroke


June 5th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, 100, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, has suffered a stroke and has been admitted to a London hospital, a spokesperson ... Read more...

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Unemployed people ’suffer from health problems more often’


February 5th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that compared to people in employment, men and women who are unemployed suffer more often and longer from both physical and emotional complaints.The ... Read more...

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Live longer with three glasses of alcohol


September 9th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Three glasses of alcohol a day will help you live longer, according to a study. The 20-year study reveals men and women who drink moderately are more likely to ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll goes up to 191 (Lead)


September 14th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Two swine flu deaths in Karnataka and one in the national capital were reported Monday, pushing up India's Influenza A (H1N1) virus toll to 191, health authorities ... Read more...

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Karnataka swine flu toll rises to 64


September 14th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) With two new swine flu deaths reported from Karnataka, the death toll due to the H1N1 virus in the state has reached 64, a health official said here ... Read more...

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Dr. Andrew Weil’s New Book


September 11th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by GD
"Why Our Health Matters" is the new book written Dr. Andrew Weil. In today's time healthcare is one of the biggest concerns the world over, with even the US President Barak ... Read more...

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We didn’t try to poison Sheikh Hasina: Former officials


July 5th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 5 (IANS) Advisors of Bangladesh's former caretaker government have denied the charge that they were responsible for serving 'poisoned' food to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina when she was in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Athletes at increased metabolic syndrome risk


January 14th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): College-age football players who gain weight to add power to their blocks and tackles might be putting themselves at an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease ... Read more...

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Vice-President seeks improvement in Uttar Pradesh health system


January 6th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 6 (IANS) Vice-President Hamid Ansari Tuesday proposed a seven-point programme to the improve the poor health parameters prevailing in Uttar Pradesh. Presiding over the convocation of Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical ... Read more...

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Women in the Air Force suffer from persistent health problems


August 15th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): A study, conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan (U-M), more than 80 percent of a sample of Air Force women deployed in Iraq and other ... Read more...

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Bulk of US airwomen in Iraq suffering ill effects of war


August 15th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) More than 80 percent of US airwomen deployed in Iraq and elsewhere suffered from recurring fatigue, fever, hair loss and difficulty in concentrating, according to a Michigan University ... Read more...

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Limiting fructose in diets can help boost weight loss (Re-issue)


July 27th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Ever wondered why being on low-carbohydrate diet helps in shedding those extra pounds? Well, a group of researchers have got the answer for your query: reduced intake ... Read more...

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Limiting fructose in diets can help boost weight loss


July 24th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Ever wondered why being on low-carbohydrate diet helps in shedding those extra pounds? Well, a group of researchers have got the answer for your query: reduced intake ... Read more...

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Health loss by type 2 diabetes may be more than double by 2023


January 13th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Queensland's (UQ) School of Population Health have predicted that health loss by type 2 diabetes will be more than double in Australia by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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