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Indian hospital group to train doctors in Ghana


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Sep 16 (IANS) India's Apollo Hospital Group will conduct a medical camp in Ghana to provide affordable treatment to people suffering from liver and heart diseases as part of ... Read more...

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Study reveals that obesity is bad for the brain


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obesity is a form of condition that is considered to have demerits because it is dangerous. It is a condition whereby one becomes oversize and a ... Read more...

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Study reveals that “Eating egg yolks is as ‘bad as smoking’”


August 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maintenance of ones’ health is very important; you should always make sure that you watch on your diet, do the workout routines and perform any other activity ... Read more...

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Two apples a day keep heart diseases away


July 26th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Just two apples a day could help protect women against heart disease by cutting their cholesterol levels, according to study.Scientists found that apples significantly lowered blood ... Read more...

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Experts wary of Lancet’s study on good cholesterol


June 14th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Reacting to a study report that 'good cholesterol' - known to check harmful cholesterol from blood - does not lower risk of heart diseases, international ... Read more...

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Alcohol more harmful for women


May 7th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Alcohol in any amount can be dangerous to anyone but it affects women more than men, with increased health risks like liver and heart diseases ... Read more...

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As hookah becomes in, it raises health concerns (Lifestyle Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) From being a centre-point of village gatherings to gracing plush joints in metros, the hookah has made a comeback in social space. But its return ... Read more...

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Sonu Ahluwalia tiptoes into showbiz, but not aping ex (With Images)


April 26th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) He is an orthopaedic surgeon back in Los Angeles and now Sonu Ahluwalia, who was married to actress Pooja Batra, is set to enter ... Read more...

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Women with heart disease likely to have girls: Iran study


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 22 (IANS) Women with some heart disease are more likely to give birth to girls, says a study conducted by a university in Iran. It found that 75 ... Read more...

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World Heart Federation gets first ever Indian president


April 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The World Heart Federation (WHF), a global NGO dedicated to prevention of heart diseases in low- and middle-income countries, elected its first ever Indian president, ... Read more...

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Heart disease awareness campaign begins in Dubai


April 14th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) A week-long campaign for the prevention of heart disease began in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday.The National Programme for the Prevention of Heart ... Read more...

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Better health increases age: World Health Day


April 7th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by admin
By Professor (Dr) Susya Kant - CNS Special on World Health Day (CNS): In India, population more than 60 years of age in 2001 was 6.9% which is now increased to 8.3% (2011) ... Read more...

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Sedentary lifestyles affecting health of India’s elderly (April 7 is World Health Day)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As WHO focusses on healthy ageing as its theme for the World Health Day Saturday, experts say sedentary lifestyles and growing psycho-social factors are affecting ... Read more...

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Health budget ‘reassuring’, welcomed by industry


March 16th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The healthcare industry Friday welcomed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's announcement reducing excise duty on life saving drugs and emphasis on preventive health check-ups."The budget ... Read more...

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Beware of cholesterol tests, warns cardiologist


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A leading cardiologist here warns that cholesterol tests done in pathological laboratories in India rely on readings that do not help doctors judge a patient's ... Read more...

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Sedentary life style invites heart diseases, cancers


March 1st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Sedentary life is not only an invitation to obesity, but is also linked with something much worse - heart diseases and cancers, research said.Particularly overweight office ... Read more...

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Hill cow’s milk can prevent heart disease?


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) The milk of a cow breed in Himachal Pradesh has a protein that battles heart disease, diabetes and autism, a scientist said here Sunday."The ... Read more...

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Heart diseases set to fall in India: Doctor


December 25th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) There is good news on the health front. A leading cardiologist says incidents of heart disease in India are set to plateau in seven to ... Read more...

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Obesity common among Indians hooked to packed foods


November 9th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Other than decreasing physical activity, increased usage of packed foods and a calorie-laden diet has led to greater obesity among Indians in the ... Read more...

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Scientists grow heart cells in lab


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 3 (IANS) Scientists have hit upon a new and reliable way of producing heart cells in a lab, which would help in the battle against heart diseases.The Monash ... Read more...

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Health food for heart patients, diabetics


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) People suffering from heart diseases and diabetes should eat a lot of beans, soybean, tofu and lentils as these are rich in proteins and low ... Read more...

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Two million die of air pollution each year: WHO


September 27th, 2011 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 27 (IANS) Two million people worldwide die from air pollution each year, the Geneva based World Health Organization (WHO) has said.According to data collected by the WHO from ... Read more...

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Most cardiac deaths in India preventable: Expert


September 24th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Around 80 percent of cardiac deaths in the country can be prevented if people are made aware about heart diseases, Medanta Heart Institute said Saturday."Correct ... Read more...

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Gen Now mantra is ticking bomb for heart attacks!


September 8th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Working 16 hours a day to climb the corporate ladder, puffing away at 20 cigarettes, life condensed in a laptop, Gen Now that lives by ... Read more...

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Postmenopausal smoking boosts sex hormone levels


September 1st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Postmenopausal women who smoke have higher sex hormones levels than their non-smoking peers which are potential risk factors for breast and endometrial cancer, affecting the lining ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney used to keep his resignation letter in a secret place


August 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has revealed that he had his resignation letter signed and placed in a secure location inside his office safe. He revealed ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh hospital offers free CT scans Monday


August 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) A state-of-the-art CT scan centre at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh will offer free services to all patients on the Independence Day Monday, an official said ... Read more...

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Whole Kids foundation to focus on childhood health


July 28th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Austin, Texas, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just as US McDonald’s announced that they will give fruit for every Happy Meal purchased another food company is taking a step to ensure that US ... Read more...

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50 mn Indians to be screened for diabetes


July 19th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With lifestyle diseases like diabetes and hypertension posing a huge health risk to India, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday said the government is planning ... Read more...

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Government mulls curbs on junk food in schools


July 18th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The central government Monday admitted before the Delhi High Court that junk food causes health hazards, including heart problem, and said guidelines would be framed ... Read more...

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Under pressure, Nepal moves to help gangraped nun


July 16th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) Under mounting pressure from the National Women's Commission, ethnic organisations and lawmakers, Nepal's government finally moved Saturday to help a Buddhist nun gangraped in a public ... Read more...

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IITian’s million dollar gift for India centre in Canada


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) Toronto-based IITian Vasudev Chanchlani has given a million dollars to help start an Indian policy centre at a Canadian university.Canada's University of Waterloo will launch the ... Read more...

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Study blasts the idea of giving energy drinks to kids


May 31st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study says water and not energy drink should be given to sporty children. Energy drinks are mainly used by sports personalities to replace the ... Read more...

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Mental illness most discussed online: Survey


May 31st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Mental illness is the most discussed health problem online in India surpassing other major health problems, including heart diseases, AIDS, or malaria, a new survey ... Read more...

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Heart-to-heart: Apollo to open hospital in Tanzania


May 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, May 27 (IANS) It's a heart-to-heart affair. With more Tanzanians suffering from a variety of heart ailments and travelling abroad for treatment, India's Apollo Hospitals Friday ... Read more...

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