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  • Aspirin can aid in fight against tuberculosis: Study(18:48)
    Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Aspirin can prevent the tuberculosis (TB) bacterium from hijacking immune cells and allow the body to control infection better, say researchers who found that the common pain killer could treat the top infectious killer worldwide that claims around 4,400 lives a day.
  • Bacteria travels thousands of miles via air: Study(18:41)
    New York, March 26 (IANS) Bacteria travels thousands of miles, not on people or animals but through the air, finds a study that could shed light on harmful bacteria that share antibiotic resistance genes.
Human brain cells develop throughout life: Study
  • Human brain cells develop throughout life: Study(16:10)
    London, March 26 (IANS) Human beings keep making new brain cells throughout their lives, even into the 90s, a finding that may pave the way to treatments for Alzheimer's disease -- linked to loss in brain cells, according to a study.
Keep your baby's skin soft and supple this summer (Health Tips)
  • Keep your baby's skin soft and supple this summer (Health Tips)(15:20)
    Summer is here, which means that your babys skin requires extra care and nourishment. As a new parent, it is natural to be confused about how to take care of your babys skin during summer as the weather can bring about several skin problems. While these can cause discomfort, you can minimise them by incorporating a routine-led skin care regimen for your baby.
Italy supplies ambulances to cities, towns across Libya
IIT-H's new game based therapy to aid stroke victims
  • IIT-H's new game based therapy to aid stroke victims(17:58)
    New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad's (IIT-H) incubated start-up has developed a "gamified arm rehabilitation" device that would aid in brain and motor rehabilitation of stroke victims.
Artificial pancreas to boost diabetes treatment
Obesity causes early onset of puberty, says study
Work-life balance doesn't have to be stressful (Health Notes)
  • Work-life balance doesn't have to be stressful (Health Notes)(14:14)
    Working round-the-clock in today's technologically connected world, striking a work-life balance seems almost impossible. However, finding the right balance in this fast-paced world is essential. With more people experiencing workplace anxiety and depression now than ever before, managing work-related stress is the need of the hour.
  • By 2030 US to face 121,000 doctors deficit(08:34)
    New York, March 25 (IANS) The practice of medicine in the US may well find itself in intensive care, with a deficit of 121,000 physicians projected for 2030, even as foreign-born doctors struggle to get licensed.
Fire in AIIMS Trauma Centre, no casualty (Lead)
  • Fire in AIIMS Trauma Centre, no casualty (Lead)(20:44)
    New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A fire broke out on Sunday in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre, forcing evacuation of scores of patients, the Delhi Fire Service said. No casualties were reported.
Major fire in AIIMS Trauma Centre
  • Major fire in AIIMS Trauma Centre(19:26)
    New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A major fire broke out in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre here on Sunday, the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said.
Dim light escalates breast cancer's spread to bones
Automated way to detect eye surface cancer developed
  • Automated way to detect eye surface cancer developed(15:54)
    Sydney, March 24 (IANS) Australian researchers have developed a new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer, offering the potential to reduce the need for biopsies, prevent therapy delays and make treatment far more effective for patients.
AIIMS sack professor for not having needed qualification
  • AIIMS sack professor for not having needed qualification(15:40)
    New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has removed a doctor from the post of Assistant Professor for not possessing the requisite qualification, following an order in this regard by the Delhi High Court.
UAE launches programme to help overweight employers
  • Indian man's hospital bill in Dubai exceeds $27,225(15:12)
    Dubai, March 24 (IANS) After failing to procure travel insurance for his parents during their visit to Dubai, the hospital bill for an Indian expat's father at a hospital here has exceeded 100,000 dirhams ($27,225), the media reported on Sunday.
  • Decoded: How does oestrogen protect bones?(14:56)
    Tokyo, March 24 (IANS) Researchers have found a new molecular link between oestrogen and bone ageing, which may eventually lead to new strategies to treat osteoporosis among post-menopausal women.
Smokers notice health warnings more on plain packs

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