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Cervical cancer the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in India

Nearly 74,000 women, a fifth of the global cases, die every year in India from cervical cancer, a largely preventable malady. With intensified screening, developed countries have

eating papaya it is great for digestion and keeps liver healthy

Papaya is an all-year-round fruit that is used in a wide range of dishes and drinks around the world. This is one fruit that you come to love only when you have developed a taste

Tackle infant is thyroid disease

Thyroxin is the most crucial hormone for brain development and growth of a child. The hormone is secreted from the thyroid gland in the throat.Child's growth is stunded due to

Seven ways to keep exercising in winter

From the right clothing and socialising to signing up to challenges and tracking your progress, here’s how to enjoy working out as the days continue to shorten Sign up to a

Who is most likely to experience hangxiety

New research has found that very shy people are more likely to have anxiety, possibly at debilitating levels, during a hangover. The findings also suggest that for these people,

new way of killing malaria in the liver

In the ongoing hunt for more effective weapons against malaria, international researchers say they are exploring a pathway that has until now been little studied: killing

Chemicals found in soaps and cosmetics can speed up puberty in girls: study

Girls exposed to chemicals commonly found in toothpaste, makeup, soap and other personal care products before birth may hit puberty earlier, according to a study published

Chinese scientists aim for world’s most detailed 3D map of human brain

Why do some brains discover the laws of universe, while others create soul-stirring music or paintings? How is memory and consciousness generated?We can observe billions of stars

Climate change biggest global health threat of century, doctors warn

Rising heat and wilder weather linked to climate change make it "the biggest global health threat of the 21st century", with hundreds of millions more people already suffering in

Abstain from romaine: US, Canada warn on E coli in lettuce

Public health officials in the United States and Canada on Tuesday warned against eating romaine lettuce while they investigate an outbreak of E coli that has sickened 50 people

FDA must do more to reverse youth e-cigarette epidemic: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

The proposals by the Food and Drug Administration of the US to prohibit menthol cigarettes and flavoured cigars can save lives if these are implemented quickly, an anti-tobacco

HIV in ‘key populations’ shoots up in Bangladesh

Bangladesh, which is known as a low HIV/AIDS prevalent country, has witnessed a rapid rise of the infectious disease among the ‘key populations’ in recent years.Female sex

Canada’s message to teenagers: marijuana is legal now, but please don’t smoke it

Parents and grandparents jammed the small hall of Thornbury, a sleepy ski town north of Toronto, to glean tips on how to talk to their teenagers about the potential harms of

World set to miss contraception goal leaving millions of women behind

An ambitious goal to boost the number of women using modern contraception by tens of millions by 2020 is falling far behind, said experts on Monday who say family planning helps

Afghanistan is the world’s polio capital, these Afghans hope to fix that

Almost 1 million children in Kandahar province alone need at least one dose of oral polio vaccine a month to head off the disease, health workers say. But many of them also live

Spanking is ineffective and harmful to children, paediatricians’ group says

Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday in its most strongly worded policy statement warning against the harmful effects of

Study finds ‘some evidence’ of link between cell phone radiation and brain cancer

For decades, health experts have struggled to determine whether cell phones can cause cancer. On Thursday, a federal agency released the final results of what experts call the

Bangladesh launches campaign to break the ‘rule of halves’ in diabetes

The diabetic association, an insulin maker and private sector players have jointly launched a campaign to break the ‘rule of halves’ of diabetes in Bangladesh as elsewhere in

C-section births rise rapidly to more than 20 percent worldwide

A baby is delivered through a Caesarean section in the labour and delivery unit at the Escuela hospital in Tegucigalpa. Rates of caesarean section births almost doubled between

WHO plays down risk to Indian children from tainted polio vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday that there was minimal risk of children contracting the polio virus in India from a tainted batch of vaccines.

HPV vaccine is approved for people ages 27 to 45

The HPV vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer and other malignancies, is now approved for men and women 27 to 45 years old, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The

In Australia, cervical cancer could soon be eliminated

Cervical cancer could be eliminated in Australia within the next two decades because of a government programme to vaccinate children against the cancer-causing human

WHO plays down risk to Indian children from tainted polio vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday that there was minimal risk of children contracting the polio virus in India from a tainted batch of vaccines. The public

Autism expert Saima Wazed speaks at Colombo meet on universal access to information

Saima Wazed Hossain, the chairperson of the National Advisory Committee on Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders in Bangladesh, has talked about the universal access to

UN General Assembly adopts first-ever political agenda for ending tuberculosis epidemic

The first-ever UN high-level meeting on ending tuberculosis (TB) has produced a historic political declaration, with specific, measurable milestones set for 2022. By adopting

Revealed! Surprising Facts About Breakfast Cereal You Never Knew

Breakfast cereal contain added nutrients like vitamins and minerals, salt, added sugar, preservatives, yeast, and some other flavorings to enhance the taste. Breakfast cereal is

Bangladesh gears up strategy for cervical cancer prevention

Bangladesh has taken a coordinated approach to prevent and control cervical cancer which is the second most common cancer in the country. Approximately 12,000 new cases are

Tiny device is a ‘huge advance’ for treatment of severe heart failure

Doctors performed a procedure to install a device called ‘MitraClip’, which helps mitral valve, in a hospital in Aurora, Colo. Almost 2 million Americans have severe heart

Bangladesh set to unveil a five-year project to improve health care

A new health sector approach focusing on the quality of care is set to unveil by the government and the donor on Thursday. The USAID’s MaMoni Health Systems Strengthening

What people really, really want tech to do for them – and where there is a business opportunity

From crime to finance, there are plenty of gaps waiting to be filled. Has the world hit “peak social media”? The past couple of days have seen both Facebook and Twitter losing

Scientists Reveal Cellular Changes That Lead to Chronic Allergic Inflammation

Findings suggest mechanisms for the persistence of nasal polyps and possible new treatment strategies. Chronic rhinosinusitis is distinct from your average case of seasonal

Scientists Close In On Mystery Surrounding Dangerous Blood Syndromes

This microscopic image of myeloid cells taken from a genetic mouse model shows signs of the blood disease MDS (myelodysplastic syndromes), which can lead to leukemia. Instead of

BRIEF: For Physical Fitness, Should You Aim to Be The Hulk or The Flash?

Research suggests that developing strength or aerobic fitness can improve long-term health. But is another method even better? (Inside Science) -- Last week, sports and exercise

Scientists Discover How Obesity Drives Colon Cancer in Mice

Obesity, which is on the rise worldwide, has been linked to colon cancer but the mechanism has been a mystery. In a new study, Yale researchers and their co-authors have uncovered

Scientists Study “Magical” Royal Jelly for Clues to Control Cancer

Royal jelly, or milky-white “bee milk,” has long been known for its mysterious growth effects on future queen honey bees, while also hailed by some as an anti-aging,

Molecular Switch Serves as New Target Point for Cancer and Diabetes Therapies

If certain signaling cascades are misregulated, diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes may occur. A mechanism recently discovered by scientists at the Leibniz-

New Test Helps Identify People at Risk for Five Deadly Diseases

A research team at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Harvard Medical School (HMS) reports a new kind of genome analysis that could

Your Sex Life After Cancer Treatment

After cancer treatment, your sex life may be a little different than it used to be. You may not be in the mood as often, and physical side effects can leave you feeling

Warning Signs of Breast Cancer

Many of the symptoms of breast cancer can also be symptoms of something else. Only your doctor can tell for sure. If you have any of these, make an appointment with your doctor.

Flight Attendants Show Higher Cancer Risks

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Flight attendants may face higher-than-average risks of breast and skin cancers, a new study finds -- though the reasons why arent yet

Obesity may affect a childs liver

Parents take note. If your child is obese or overweight, it may have negative impact on his or her liver, a new study suggests. New York: Parents take note. If your child is

Eating berries may prevent cancer: Study

Berries naturally produce pigments, that give them the red, blue and purple colour, known as anthocyanins. London: While berries, rich in antioxidants and polyphenols, have been

Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

A new study has found that eating raw fruit and vegetables such as kiwis, bananas, apples and dark leafy greens may lower symptoms of depression and improve mental health, more

Anaesthesia does not lower IQ in children: Study

There is no evidence to prove that children below three years of age who were given anaesthesia had lower intelligence level than those who did not have it, say researchers. New

Eat fatty fish to cut your heart disease risk

Consuming fatty fish four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent the risk of heart disease, finds a study. London: Consuming fatty fish four

Kale, beetroot: Nutritious ingredients for healthy food

With people becoming more health conscious, several restaurants have started introducing dishes with healthy ingredients like kale, beetroot and quinoa. These dishes offer

Three easy and healthy MANGO recipes to try your hands at this summer

If you are a foodie, then you will agree that the best part about summers is the king of fruit, the Mango. Sweet, juicy and absolutely divine, it is much loved and looked forward

Extracurricular activities may do more harm than good: Study

Parents take note: Overloading your child with too many extracurricular activities can do more harm than good, potentially affecting the childrens development and well-being, a

Express Recipes: This ‘Sprouted Moong Dal Salad’ is a healthy alternative to roadside chat

This simple Sprouted Moong Dal Salad recipe is made with sprouted moong dal, lots of fresh vegetables and flavoured with little lemon juice, chaat masala and a bit of heat from

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