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Psoriasis ranks as high as cancer or diabetes in terms of negative impact on quality of life: Study

Psoriasis ranks as high as cancer or diabetes in terms of negative impact on quality of life: Study

19 Oct 2018 | 1:42 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Psoriasis ranks as high as cancer or diabetes in terms of the negative impact on the quality of life, says a study.

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United Nations agencies call for ban on virginity testing

United Nations agencies call for ban on virginity testing

18 Oct 2018 | 2:18 PM

Kolkata, Oct 18 (UNI) Virginity testing a gynecological examination conducted under the belief that it determines whether a woman or girl has had vaginal intercourse must end, says UN Human Rights, UN Women and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Reducing free sugars intake in children to reduce risk of noncommunicable diseases

18 Oct 2018 | 12:32 PM

Kolkata, Oct 18 (UNI) Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the world’s leading cause
of death: they were responsible for an estimated 39.

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Reducing free sugars intake in children to reduce risk of noncommunicable diseases

18 Oct 2018 | 12:31 PM

Kolkata, Oct 18 (UNI) Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the world’s leading cause of death: they were responsible for an estimated 39.

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Ray of hope for same-sex couples: Asexual reproduction possible among mammals!

Ray of hope for same-sex couples: Asexual reproduction possible among mammals!

14 Oct 2018 | 6:58 PM

Beijing, Oct 14 (UNI) Good news for the LGBTQ+ community, as Chinese scientists have achieved success in reproducing healthy offspring from two female mammals.

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Eclipse affects bees also, makes them go on silent mode, stop flying

Eclipse affects bees also, makes them go on silent mode, stop flying

13 Oct 2018 | 6:48 PM

Washington, Oct 13 (UNI) Researchers at the University of Missouri have come up with an interesting discovery, which says that during a total eclipse, bees also take a break from their daily routines and stop flying.

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Influenza virus infections in humans

Influenza virus infections in humans

13 Oct 2018 | 1:24 PM

Kolkata, Oct 13 (UNI) Seasonal influenza viruses circulate and cause disease in humans every year.

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More than 7 lakh people suffer with blindness in Bangladesh

More than 7 lakh people suffer with blindness in Bangladesh

12 Oct 2018 | 5:04 PM

Dhaka, Oct 12 (UNI) Experts at a discussion organized by National Eye Care under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Bangladesh have said that about 750,000 people in Bangladesh are suffering from blindness while approximately 253 million people in the world live with moderate to severe vision impairment.

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Survey reveals lack of awareness a major concern in combating breast cancer

Survey reveals lack of awareness a major concern in combating breast cancer

12 Oct 2018 | 2:12 PM

Mumbai, Oct 12 (UNI) One fourth of all female cancer cases recorded in India are in the category of breast cancer.

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Campaign to demand pain-free treatment for all

Campaign to demand pain-free treatment for all

11 Oct 2018 | 3:37 PM

By Vinay Kumar, New Delhi, Oct 11 (UNI) Patients, caregivers and physicians have joined hands to demand special healthcare facilities and norms to minimise pain of 10 million patients undergoing serious health-related suffering and have set out to collect 1,00,000 pledges for their 'Say No to Pain' campaign seeking better pain management.

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New DNA test can predict height, risk for cancer

New DNA test can predict height, risk for cancer

06 Oct 2018 | 6:39 PM

Washington, Oct 6 (UNI) A new DNA tool created by Michigan State University can accurately predict people's height, and more importantly, could potentially assess their risk for serious illnesses, such as heart disease and cancer.

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Vitamin E supplementation for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants

Vitamin E supplementation for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants

04 Oct 2018 | 12:23 PM

Kolkata, Oct 4 (UNI) Vitamin E, comprising eight biologically active tocopherols, is an
important antioxidant for the health and wellbeing of premature neonates.

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World's first human case of rat disease hepatitis E discovered

World's first human case of rat disease hepatitis E discovered

01 Oct 2018 | 7:11 PM

Hong Kong, Oct 1 (UNI) For the first time, a case of rat hepatitis E has been discovered in a human in Hong Kong.

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Liver of brain dead woman gives a fresh lease of life to a patient in Kolkata

Liver of brain dead woman gives a fresh lease of life to a patient in Kolkata

30 Sep 2018 | 3:00 PM

Kolkata, Sep 30 (UNI) In a rare cadaveric organ donation, a 47-year-old brain dead woman at Medica Superspecialty Hospital gave a fresh lease of life to a patient in the city.

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Cancer a leading cause of death for children and adolescents around world

Cancer a leading cause of death for children and adolescents around world

29 Sep 2018 | 1:34 PM

Kolkata, Sep 29 (UNI) Cancer is a leading cause of death for children and adolescents around the world and approximately 300,000 children aged 0 to 19 years old are diagnosed with cancer each year.

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