Blood test can detect drowsiness

London: Scientists have developed a blood test that can detect if a person is sleep deprived, an advance that may help prevent car crashes that result from drowsy driving. Insufficient sleep poses a significant risk to our physical and mental health. Previous research has shown that drivers who get just one to two hours less than the recommended daily More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Hospitals cannot detain patients, bodies over payment disputes: Draft patient charter

New Delhi: Not discharging a patient or declining to hand over a body to relatives by hospitals over payment disputes may soon become an offence if a charter on patients’ rights released by the Union Health More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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21.40 lakh Indian people living with HIV in 2017, over two-fifth of them women

New Delhi: India had an estimated 21.40 lakh people living with HIV in 2017, with slightly more than two-fifth of them being women, the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) said on Friday. India has pledged More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Anti-inflammatory diet may help you live longer: Study

London: A diet consisting of fruits and vegetables, whole grain bread, low-fat cheese, olive oil and moderate amounts of red wine may help you live longer, a study claims. Anti-inflammatory foods consist of fruits More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

Lyon (France): Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease’s global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. The global More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Coffee drinking may help individuals with kidney disease live longer

Washington: Turns out, consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease. Patients with kidney disease to drink more caffeine may reduce their mortality. In a new study, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 7th, 2018
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Excess daytime sleepiness may signal Alzheimer’s risk: Study

Washington: People who feel very sleepy during the day are nearly three times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than those who do not, a long-term study has found. Excess daytime sleepiness likely More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Weight-loss drug Belviq seems safe for heart, study finds

For the first time, a drug has been shown to help people lose weight and keep it off for several years without raising their risk for heart problems — a safety milestone that may encourage wider use to help curb More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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New technique developed to detect early-stage cancer tumour cells in blood, researchers claim

New Delhi: Researchers at an Australian university have claimed that a “new technique” to detect early-stage cancer tumour cells in the blood using a malaria protein has been developed. professor Chris More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Social media addiction can harm your bones, joints

New Delhi: Use of social media across the globe has grown by leaps and bounds in preceding years. Almost a quarter of the world’s population is now on Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram and Twitter. Prolonged use More...