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Exercise May Make The Brain More Flexible
The brain used to be the one organ that researchers believed was pretty unchanging over time, in contrast to other organs that are always replenishing...
Study: Obesity, A Poverty Issue
A new study has found that poor children are three times more likely to be obese than the rich kids, suggesting that obesity and poverty go hand in hand...
Yoga being taught in more than 17K CBSE schools, 27 Countries
Yoga is being taught in over 15,000 CBSE-affiliated schools in India and across more than 25 countries as efforts are being made to popularise the discipline,...
How Disruptive Technology Revolutionized the Cosmetic Surgery World
Over a decade ago, cosmetic surgery procedures were seen as nothing more than fringe procedures. Riddled with potential side effects, low quality results, and...
3D LifePrints Needs Help Bringing 3D Printed Prosthetics to the World’s Poorest Regions
If you’ve ever doubted that the world is unbalanced, just take a look at the disparity in medical resources between developed and developing countries. In the...
Uganda: Protect Young Girls From HIV/Aids By Ending Child Marriages
You might want to ask, what does it have to do with child marriage? Quite frankly, a lot. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has it on record that...
J&J, Alphabet aim for smarter, smaller, cheaper surgical robot
Johnson & Johnson and Alphabet Inc's life sciences unit have formed an independent company to create far smaller, smarter and less costly robotic-assisted...
We Must End HIV Criminalization to Fast Track the End of the AIDS Epidemic
It has long been recognized that the legal environment matters for the response to HIV . Protective laws have helped communities stand up against HIV-related...
World-first dengue fever vaccine cleared for use in Mexico: Sanofi
The first-ever vaccine against dengue fever , which affects up to 400 million people per year, has been cleared for use in Mexico, French manufacturer Sanofi...
From MDGs to SDGs, WHO launches new report
WHO launched a new comprehensive analysis of global health trends since 2000 and an assessment of the challenges for the next 15 years. "Health in 2015: from...
COP21: A Defining Moment For Human Health
This week's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris offers a chance to save the planet from severe, pervasive and irreversible damage. Though...
Healing Through Nature: Protecting India’s Traditional Medicinal Wealth
Sarojini Goyal is only 32 years old. Yet, in her village in Chhattisgarh, she is sought after as a traditional healer, relying on the wealth of the forests and...
Animal Venom Database Could Be Boon To Drug Development
The bite of a poisonous snake, scorpion or other venomous creature could very well kill you, but it also might be able to heal certain medical conditions like...
World's first child-friendly TB medicines in correct doses
WHO joined the TB Alliance and partners to announce the availability of child-friendly tuberculosis (TB) medicines in the correct doses. The improved...
Surge in Diabetes Can Hamper India's Economic Growth
With diabetes affecting a large section of India's population, the chronic health condition can adversely affect the country's economic growth , experts have...
Scientists Use Stem Cells From Rats To Create First Contracting Muscle
Using stem cells from rats, scientists have generated new sections of the diaphragm that could one day replace damaged or missing ones in babies Pushing the...
Get Healthy, Give Healthy: Help Children Gain Good Health
YOU can change this for 2,81,405 children across CRY intervention areas. The first five years is an important phase in every child’s life. A healthy start for...
Number of AIDS deaths among young Asians doubles over past decade - U.N.
The estimated number of adolescents dying of AIDS in the Asia Pacific region has more than doubled since 2005, experts said on Monday, warning of a "hidden...
Weight Loss Can Protect Knees
Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow the degeneration of their knee cartilage, according to a new study. Obesity is a...
Effective System for Controlling Swine Flu Menace
The Influenza A H1N1 virus that caused the Influenza Pandemic during 2009-10 continues to circulate in the community causing sporadic outbreaks in various...
3D Printed Models Help Doctors to Treat Brain Tumors–and Patients to Understand Them
The brain is perhaps the most complicated bodily organ to conduct surgery on, because of both how dense the tissue is and how uniquely formed each individual’s...
Accelerate expansion of antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV: WHO
On World AIDS Day WHO emphasizes that expanding antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV is key to ending the AIDS epidemic within a generation. “...
WorldAIDSDay: Some Key Points You Should Know About HIV/AIDS
What is HIV/AIDS? HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, which is the virus that causes HIV infection. The abbreviation “HIV” can refer to the virus or...
Beware of skin creams & lotions that contains high level of Steroids
If you never leave your house without a generous layering of foundation blush and eye makeup, it’s time now to reconsider your beauty routine. The widespread...
Doctors have an idea that could save a ton of money: No more drug ads
Have you ever thought about how weird it is that drug companies can advertise something you can't even buy without a prescription? I always thought the process...
It's not easy when you're a kid with diabetes or food allergies. Here's something that helps — a lot.
Children with special needs such as diabetes and food allergies can often feel left out or isolated. There's a really ingenious idea that can help with that...
UN Chief Appoints Indian Scientist to High-Level Panel on Health
An eminent Indian scientist has been named by UN chief Ban Ki-moon to a high-level panel on health technology innovation and access, in an effort to escalate...
A glimpse of every health worker's hard work who aim to make Mission Indradhanush a success
'Main Bhi ASHA' explores the journey of an ASHA and ANM working to Fully Immunzing Every Child as part of Mission Indradhanush through the eyes of Natasha...
Have 60 Gram Walnuts Daily to Cut Heart Disease Risk
Having two-three servings of tree nuts such as walnuts daily can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, says a study. "Consuming tree nuts lowers total...
The Rock smashes myths about depression in an emotional interview for Oprah.
Before Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson began taking down opponents in the the ring as a wrestler, he fought a very different battle behind closed doors. Decades ago...

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