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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…

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Focal epilepsy poses higher risks during pregnancy

Women’s susceptibility to suffer from an increased number of seizures during pregnancy increases the risk of distress and neurodevelopmental delays for the…

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Banana for hypertension: An effective remedy for high blood pressure

When it comes to hypertension, it is important to know what to eat and what to delete in your diet….

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Snoring may worsen cardiac function, especially in women

A new study says snoring and obstructive sleep apnea can possibly lead to earlier cardiac function impairment in women. Snoring is referred to as the vibration…

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Obese children more likely to develop asthma than kids of a healthy weight, warns study

US Researchers say it is possible that weight gain is fuelling the rise in childhood asthma. Researchers discovered that obese youngsters were more…

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Sucking your baby’s pacifier may help benefit their health

If you think sucking your baby’s pacifier to clean it and then popping it in your child’s mouth is gross,…

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New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe, decline in the West

More than 130,000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV last year in Eastern Europe, the highest rate ever for the region, while…