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Countries must empower persons with disabilities: UNDP

Globally one billion people live with disabilities, making them the largest minority in the world, said UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Achim Steiner…

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Nose-dwelling bacteria may affect a baby’s first cold: Study

A new research on the types of bacteria living in babies’ noses offered clues as to why some recover quickly from their…

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Lack of sleep makes people more prone to falls, finds study

A recent study has linked disrupted sleep with reduced capability to control posture and balance. The researchers found that a single bad night sleep can…

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People with disabilities seek political partake, inclusion

On International Day for People with Disabilities, or World Disability Day, on Monday, the city’s disabled community may have released…

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Toxic flame retardants in kid’s car seats may cause harm: Scientists

Scientists have found toxic flame retardants in newly manufactured children’s car seats, sparking concerns about children’s health. In the study, researchers from…

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Stay healthy by paying attention to what you eat

Chef Mohammed Eliyaz, Chef de Cuisine at JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru and Reshu Agarwal, Consultant, Internal Medicines, Manipal Hospitals, Whitefield,…

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UGC calls for spreading awareness on hepatitis, says reports

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday asked all the universities and colleges to undertake an awareness campaign against hepatitis B…

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Ensure benefits reach persons with disabilities, says Naidu

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday appealed for effective implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, in order to…

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68 per cent Indians are protein deficient, survey

68 per cent of Indians have poor protein content and 71 per cent suffer from poor muscle health in their body. Experts on Monday…

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Mediterranean diet is good for pregnant woman, study

According to a recent study, pregnant women with higher intake of the Mediterranean diet have 32 per cent lower risk of having children with…

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Essential oils from herbs may help treat Lyme disease: Study

Oils from garlic and several other common herbs and medicinal plants show strong activity against the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. According…

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Alcohol intake is key to long-term weight loss in diabetic people: Study

Turns out, alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 diabetes. It was earlier noted that losing weight can…