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  • HC passes discharge order in favour of CM
  • England on the brink of tense, series-clinching victory
  • KTR receives Business Reformer of the Year Award on behalf of CM KTR
  • Brilliant South Africa bowling sees off Australia in shortened match
  • Trent Boult four-for inspires New Zealand fightback against Pakistan
  • UNGA committee approves resolution on rights violations against Rohingyas
  • Two youths arrested for murder of 60-yr-old man in Thane
  • One more debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Nanded
  • Telangana Assembly polls 2018: 643 nominations received on 6th day
  • High turnout in J&K local body polls sets the tone for next eight phases of elections
  • Farmers Protest: Seven trains from Jammu Tawi Railway Station cancelled
  • Muslims happy with ticket allotments by Congress : TPCC
  • Adequate action will be taken against attackers on woman activist :Governor
  • J&K State Taxes Department tightens noose against tax defaulters
Science Technology
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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Heart disease caused due to sedentary lifestyle, stress and poor food habit

Heart disease caused due to sedentary lifestyle, stress and poor food habit

28 Sep 2018 | 2:10 PM

Kolkata, Sep 28 (UNI) Heart diseases are mainly caused due to a sedentary lifestyle, stress and poor food habit, according to Dr Dilip Kumar, Cardio Consultant (Interventional &
Electrophysiologist) here on Friday.

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Contact lens users beware! Rare eye infection linked to blindness

Contact lens users beware! Rare eye infection linked to blindness

26 Sep 2018 | 4:52 PM

London, Sep 26 (UNI) British eye researchers have found that a rare eye infection called Acanthamoeba Keratitis found in contact lens wearers, can cause blindness.

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Humans consume a wide variety of addictive substances

Humans consume a wide variety of addictive substances

26 Sep 2018 | 12:32 PM

Kolkata, Sep 26 (UNI) Humans consume a wide variety of addictive substances, these addictive substances assessed quantitatively included tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs.

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As malaria grips Tripura villages, medical team reaches to assess the situation

As malaria grips Tripura villages, medical team reaches to assess the situation

25 Sep 2018 | 2:51 PM

Agartala, Sep 25 (UNI) A high level medical team led by health director Dr J K Dev Varma left for Dhalai district this morning where malaria and vector borne diseases have claimed at least seven lives.

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A spoonful of honey makes the heart beat soundly, says a dietician

A spoonful of honey makes the heart beat soundly, says a dietician

23 Sep 2018 | 12:50 PM

New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) A spoonful of honey makes the heart beat soundly, suggests a dietitian.

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