Health & Living

More than just your smile

Since the beginning of modern healthcare, medicine and dentistry have existed as separate healthcare domains.

Dr Jimmy Kayastha, Mar 30 2017

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When bugs get stronger than drugs

In December 2009, a Swedish national of Indian origin fell ill with an antibiotic-resistant infection that he acquired in India.

Dibesh Karmacharya, Manisha BistaMar 16 2017

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B vitamins may help reduce harm from air pollution

Taking B vitamins may help reduce some of the harmful effects of air pollution, a new study said Monday.

Xinhua, Mar 14 2017

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Brain activity 'key in stress link to heart disease'

The effect of constant stress on a deep-lying region of the brain explains the increased risk of heart attack, a study in The Lancet suggests.

BBC, Jan 12 2017

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Key indicators linking violence and mental illness identified

US researchers claim to have found the risk factors associated with adults having mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence.

IANS, Dec 25 2016

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Our memory records physical sensations too

A new research in cognitive science suggests that our memory also records physical sensations as part of the words stored.

IANS, Dec 25 2016

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Ways to lose post pregnancy weight

It is very important to take care of your body after delivering a baby as the body becomes very weak internally and externally because of hormonal changes in the young mother. Keep yourself hydrated and consume adequate calories, says an expert.

IANS, Dec 25 2016

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Processed meat 'could be bad for asthma'

Eating processed meat might make asthma symptoms worse, say researchers.

BBC, Dec 21 2016

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Action plan for healthy winter skin

Adverse effects of the winter season on one's skin can be minimised if you prepare for it in the right manner, says an expert.

IANS, Dec 19 2016

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Talk therapy alone can treat social phobia effectively

In a finding that could put an end to the use of medication in the treatment of social anxiety disorder, researchers have shown that structured talk therapy or cognitive alone has the potential to cure social phobia.

IANS, Dec 18 2016

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Smartphone addiction may up obesity risk in adolescents

Is your child spending more than five hours on digital devices such as tablets and smartphones? A new study warns that he or she may be 43 per cent more likely to be at risk of obesity.

IANS, Dec 16 2016

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