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Physical and Psychological Stress during Pregnancy may Affect Baby’s Sex

Pregnant women experiencing physical and psychological stress are less likely to have a boy, says a new study. "Stress can also affect the mother's immune...

Severe Sleep Apnea Linked to Vision Loss in Diabetic Patients

Severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness, a...

1 in 3 Children Under the Age of 5 Undernourished or Overweight

At least one in every three children under five years of age is undernourished or overweight, according to a new Unicef report that sounds...

Kerala Unable to get Medics from Reserved Category

Unable to get qualified personnel from the Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity (SCCC) category to fill up 25 posts for Assistant Surgeons/Casualty Medical Officer,...

Afghanistan Initiates Polio Drive, Targets 8.5mn Kids

Afghan health authorities on Monday launched an extended sub-national immunization campaign to give polio immunity vaccination dose to 8.5 million children under five years...

50 Lakh get Treatment Benefit under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana

Achieving another milestone in just over a year, the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) on Monday crossed the 50 lakh treatment...

Newly Tested Medical Device Produces Impressive Results on Body Weight, Fatty Liver and Diabetes Control

Researchers have found that a newly tested medical device, called "Sleeveballoon", mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents and produces impressive results...

Cataract Surgery can Make People 48% Safer on Road

The ability of cataract surgery to restore sight is well known and a new study suggests that it can make people 48 per cent...

Delhi’s Air Quality Still Remains ‘Very Poor’

For those living in and around Delhi, the coming days spell bad news as air quality entered the higher end of the poor category...

Unused Coffee Bean Extracts can Reduce Fat-Induced Inflammation in Cells

Coffee is beneficial for health we all know, but unused coffee bean extracts can also help reduce fat-induced inflammation in the cells and improved...

Eye Drops Exhibit Potential for Treating Dry Eye Disease

Researchers, found that Eye Drops have capability for treating dry eye disease. Scientists,including one of Indian-origin, have identified the presence of a specific type...

Dog Ownership Leads to Longer Life And Healthy Heart

A dog at home means longer life and better cardiovascular health, especially for heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone, according to a...

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‘HotShots’, TikTok-like Short Video App by Ganna

Joining the short-video making app race, music streaming service Gaana on Wednesday launched HotShots - a platform to create and share short viral videos...

Foods that will Help Improve Your Sleep

There is a strong correlation between sleep quality and dietary patterns. High intake of confectionary and noodles was associated with poor sleep quality, whereas...

Here’s How Remdesivir Can Save Lives in Nations with Lower Hospital Capacity

Amid news that the US has bought up virtually the entire global supply of remdesivir, a new study outlines how the drug could save...

Instagram brings TikTok-like Feature to India

With the ban on TikTok creating a huge vacuum for the 15-second videos in the Indian Internet space, Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday announced the...