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New research shows exposure to household Mumbai, June 30 (IBNS): The increased risk of developing heart disease due to daily air pollution exposure is highlighted in several new studies, reports Blueair, a global leader in mobile indoor air cleaning technologies. 30-Jun-2016
Most Common Genetic Disorders in India Family genes are very influential. Various genetic disorders pass on to children through their parents or grandparents and found in the family lineage or ethnicity. While carriers may not suffer from this disorder and live a healthy life, if both partners are carriers the risk of an affected child is as high as 25%. A study by IGENOMIX shows out of 138 Non Consanguineous couple couples 6% had a high-risk of transmission to their offspring. This number is as high as 17% in case of consanguineous couples especially in countries like Dubai. 30-Jun-2016
Botched up cataract surgery: NHRC sends Chennai, June 29 (IBNS) The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday said it has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that sixteen patients lost their vision after a botched up cataract surgery at the Government Hospital, Mettur in Salem District of Tamil Nadu from June 14- 16. 29-Jun-2016
Godrej appliances to contribute towards Mumbai, June 29 (IBNS): Over two million children under the age of five die every year in India and another one million or more are disabled for life due to a lack of vaccination or the administration of ineffective vaccines. 29-Jun-2016
Eye Q super speciality hospital gets nat New Delhi, June 29 (IBNS) Eye Q, a super speciality hospital, has been accorded with the national award for excellence in healthcare 2016. 29-Jun-2016
67 million children are infected by Myco Sheffield, June 28 (IBNS) A new study examining the burden of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) across the globe has highlighted the importance of the disease among children. 28-Jun-2016
J P Nadda launches new Nurse Practitione New Delhi, June 27 (IBNS) Underscoring the importance of upgradation of skills of nurses across the country, J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare stated that the Government is committed to providing accessible, affordable and quality training to them. 27-Jun-2016
Health tech startup Curofy forays into New Delhi, June 27 (IBNS): Curofy, India’s largest community of verified doctors; will build a community of veterinary practitioners on its platform, as part of its endeavour to build a healthier nation. 27-Jun-2016
Vatika’s Enviro conducts month long bl Gurgaon, June 27 (IBNS) Gurgaon’s leading developer Vatika group’s Enviro wing has initiated a life saving cause by organizing blood donation drive in collaboration with the National Thalassemia Welfare Society, one of the oldest societies for blood donation in Delhi. 27-Jun-2016
Understanding how chemical changes in th Toronto, June 25 (IBNS) A new study from Western University is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs used to treat conditions like allergies and overactive bladder lead to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life. 25-Jun-2016
Sanofi Pasteur dengue vaccine approved i Kolkata/Costa Rica, June 23 (IBNS): Sanofi Pasteur, Sanofi's vaccine division, announced on Thursday that the National Ministry of Health of Costa Rica has approved Sanofi Pasteur's tetravalent dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, to protect individuals 9 to 45 years of age living in endemic areas against all four serotypes of dengue. 23-Jun-2016
Fortis Hospital dismisses five staffers New Delhi, Jun 23 (IBNS): A chartered accountant was in for a rude shock when he discovered that the doctors have operated the wrong foot, instead of the injured one, in Shalimar Bagh's Fortis hospital, reports said. 23-Jun-2016
Cabinet withdraws Drugs and Cosmetics (A New Delhi, June 22 (IBNS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday decided to withdraw the Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Bill, 2013, which had been introduced in the Rajya Sabha on 29.08.2013. 22-Jun-2016
Air India Kolkata celebrates Internation New Delhi, June 22 (IBNS) To mark the 2nd International Yoga Day, Air India observed the day throughout its network by organising yoga-related events involving employees. 22-Jun-2016
It was a beautiful sight yesterday: PM M New Delhi, Jun 22 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who urged people to continue yoga for the rest of their lives, said on Wednesday that it was a beautiful sight, referring to the large number of participation from across the globe. 22-Jun-2016
Over 18000 wood craftsmen celebrate Yoga Mumbai, Jun 21 (IBNS): Over eighteen thousand wood craftsmen, members of Fevicol Champions' Club (FCC), turned out to mark the second International Yoga Day on Tuesday, taking part in yoga camps organized by the club all over India. 21-Jun-2016
For children with Tourette syndrome, env Athens, June 21 (IBNS) In a study published in Child Psychiatry and Human Development, University of Georgia researchers found that environmental responses to tics in a child with Tourette syndrome play a significant role in helping or hindering that child's ability to fight the urge to tic. 21-Jun-2016
Silencing of gene affects people’s soc Athens, June 21 (IBNS): A team of researchers led by psychologists at the University of Georgia have found that the silencing of a specific gene may affect human social behavior, including a person's ability to form healthy relationships or to recognize the emotional states of others. 21-Jun-2016
Researchers link childhood hunger, viole New York, June 21 (IBNS) Children who often go hungry have a greater risk of developing impulse control problems and engaging in violence, according to new UT Dallas research. 21-Jun-2016
Bread study outcome: CSE welcomes FSSAI New Delhi, June 21 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the removal of potassium bromate from the list of approved additives by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). 21-Jun-2016
IGNOU celebrates International Yoga Day New Delhi, June 21 (IBNS) Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) celebrated International Yoga Day on 21st June,2016 at Convention Centre, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi. 21-Jun-2016
1 out of 4 Indians found having abnormal New Delhi, June 21 (IBNS): SRL Diagnostics, the leading diagnostic chain in India has released a three-year long data mining survey (2013 – 2015) done at a pan India level. 21-Jun-2016
FSSAI drops Potassium Bromate and Cyclam New Delhi, Jun 21 (IBNS): The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) dropped two food additives, namely Potassium Bromate (normally used in bread and bakery products) and Cyclamates (normally used in jams, jellies, marmalades, dairy based drinks, confectionery etc.) from its final list of permissible additives, which became operational on Monday. 21-Jun-2016
No. of yoga practitioners soars by up to New Delhi, June 20 (IBNS): Students, stressed-out young professionals, CEOs and retirees have embraced yoga in large numbers as gymnasiums across metros have seen a spurt in yoga practitioners willing to attain health and toning benefits of this ancient system of exercise and spiritual development, according to an ASSOCHAM survey-cum-analysis. 20-Jun-2016
Amit Kumar from Haryana tops AIPVT New Delhi, June 20 (IBNS) Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry on Monday here declared the All India Pre Veterinary Test (AIPVT)– 2016 result and achievements made by the Veterinary Council of India during the past two years. 20-Jun-2016
Prime Minister to lead the world in cele New Delhi, June 19 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the Second International Day of Yoga celebrations in the country and across the globe by participating in a mass Yoga demonstration of Common Yoga Protocol at the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh on the morning of 21st of June. 19-Jun-2016
How much you weigh as a teenager is link London, June 18 (IBNS) Research that followed more than 1.6 million Swedish men from adolescence onwards between 1968 and 2005 has shown that those who were overweight as teenagers were more likely to develop heart failure in early middle age. 18-Jun-2016
Fifteen nursing students commissioned in New Delhi, June 18 (IBNS) Commissioning ceremony of the 57th batch of probationer nurses, College of Nursing, Army Hospital (R&R) was held here on Saturday. 18-Jun-2016
Lower doses of yellow fever vaccine coul Geneva, June 17 (IBNS) The yellow fever vaccine given as one fifth of the regular dose could be used to control an outbreak in case of vaccine shortages. 17-Jun-2016
Sleepiness and fatigue linked to brain a New York, June 16 (IBNS): A new study found that normal older adults who experience excessive sleepiness during the day or significant fatigue may have more brain atrophy than expected for their age, particularly in areas of the brain that are more susceptible to aging and Alzheimer's disease. 16-Jun-2016
Alcohol dependent individuals show great New York, June 16 (IBNS) A new study found that there is a circadian pattern of peak and nadir in the incidence of suicides committed in alcohol dependent individuals. 16-Jun-2016
Childhood abuse, parental death and divo New York, June 16 (IBNS): According to a new study, child adversities, which are known to play an important role in mental and physical health, are also associated with poor sleep. 16-Jun-2016
Adolescent sleep duration is associated New York, June 15 (IBNS): A new study of adolescents suggests that obtaining an insufficient amount of sleep increases variability in sadness, anger, energy and feelings of sleepiness. The study also showed that nightly fluctuations in sleep in healthy adolescents predict worse mood the next day, and worse mood any given day largely predicts unusually bad sleep the next night. 16-Jun-2016
Govt increases retirement age of Central New Delhi, June 15 (IBNS) The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for enhancement of the age of superannuation of Non-Teaching and Public Health Specialists of Central Health Service from 62 years to 65 years and Doctors of General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs) sub-cadre of Central Health Service (CHS) to 65 years. 15-Jun-2016
IARC Monographs evaluate drinking coffee Lyon, France, June 15 (IBNS) An international Working Group of 23 scientists convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has evaluated the carcinogenicity of drinking coffee, maté,1 and very hot beverages. 15-Jun-2016
Health ministry: India continues to be p New Delhi, Jun 15 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed on Wednesday that India continues to be polio free as the country has eradicated wild polio virus -- the last case was seen on Jan 13, 2011, and it is more than five years that no wild polio virus has been detected. 15-Jun-2016
High alert in Telengana after polio stra Hyderabad, June 15 (IBNS) A high alert against polio has been declared in Telangana after an active strain of the virus was detected in drain water in the state capital Hyderabad. 15-Jun-2016
Chief Minister inaugurates Tata Steel fu Berhampur, June 11 (IBNS) : Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 100-bed Tata Steel funded Super Specialty Eye Care Hospital at Samarjhola village under Hinjilicut block of Ganjam district on Saturday in the august presence of Jagadguru Jayendra Saraswathi Sankaracharya Swamigal and T V Narendran, MD, Tata Steel, India & SEA . 11-Jun-2016
Southern Europe risks Zika outbreaks thi London, June 10 (IBNS) Established Aedes-mosquito population could spread the Zika virus in Europe this summer if infected travelers introduce the virus. An analysis of temperatures, vectorial capacity, basic reproductive number (R0), and air traveler flows suggests parts of Southern Europe may be at risk for Zika outbreaks between June and August. 10-Jun-2016
Hospitals to get 100 surgical robots for New Delhi, June 7 (IBNS): Robotic Surgery is set for rapid growth as more and more hospitals embrace new-age, computer-assisted, surgical robots. By 2020, more than 100 hospitals across 25 Indian cities, are expected to get dexterous robots with 3-D vision to assist in surgeries 10-Jun-2016
Angina drug could inform a new strategy Birmingham, Jun 9 (IBNS): A drug, more commonly used in the treatment of angina, could be the focus of a new strategy in fighting the fatal fungal infection cryptococcosis. 09-Jun-2016
Mobile laboratories help track Zika spre New York, June 8 (IBNS) Researchers from the University of Birmingham are working with health partners in Brazil to combat the spread of Zika virus by deploying a pair of mobile DNA sequencing laboratories on a medical ‘road trip’ through the worst-hit areas of the country. 08-Jun-2016
Mentaid celebrates World Down Syndrome D Kolkata, June 8 (IBNS) Mentaid, Down Syndrome Support Group, Kolkata, South Kolkata Parasmani, Anwesha and Behala Bodhayan (all parents’ organisations) recently organised a unique celebration featuring talented young people with Down Syndrome on World Down Syndrome Day. Over fifty children participated along with their parents, teachers and well-wishers. 08-Jun-2016
Delhi: Apollo Hospital sets up inquiry c New Delhi, Jun 7 (IBNS): In light of the investigation into the alleged organ sale racket in Delhi, Indraprastha Medical Corporation Limited (Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals) has constituted an independent inquiry committee to look into the matter. 07-Jun-2016
Music stars marketing unhealthy food , b New York, June 7 (IBNS) Recording artists are frequently the face of commercial products—and children and adolescents are frequently their target audience. Now, a new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center finds that the vast majority of the food and beverage products marketed by some of the most popular music stars are unhealthy. 07-Jun-2016
The teenage brain on social media,says s Washington, June 5 (IBNS) The same brain circuits that are activated by eating chocolate and winning money are activated when teenagers see large numbers of “likes” on their own photos or the photos of peers in a social network, according to a first-of-its-kind UCLA study that scanned teens’ brains while using social media. 05-Jun-2016
Study finds that our level of wisdom var Toronto , June 4 (IBNS) While we may think some people are consistently wise, we actually demonstrate different levels of wisdom from one situation to the next, and factors such as whether we are alone or with friends can affect it, according to research from the University of Waterloo. 05-Jun-2016
AIDS epidemic still driven by human righ New York, June 4 (Just Earth News): Ahead of next week’s high-level meeting on ending AIDS by 2030, United Nations independent experts are warning that the epidemic is still being driven by human rights violations, urging all Governments to remove punitive laws, policies and practices. 04-Jun-2016
Two million more people living with HIV New York, June 1 (Just Earth News): The number of HIV-positive people taking antiretroviral medicines more than doubled to an estimated 17 million people from 2010 to 2015, with two million people gaining access to the life-saving drug last year alone, the United Nations agency leading the world’s HIV/AIDS response announced on Tuesday. 01-Jun-2016
On World No Tobacco Day, UN urges plain New York, June 1 (Just Earth News): As the global community marks World No Tobacco Day, the United Nations is advocating for the use of plain packaging of tobacco products in an effort to save lives by reducing demand for such products, which kill nearly 6 million people every year. 01-Jun-2016
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