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Artificial heart patch could repair damage after cardiac attack

Artificial heart patch could repair damage after cardiac attack

New York: Researchers have developed a functioning artificial human heart muscle large enough to patch over damage....

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On Account of ‘World Diabetes Day’, Manipal Hospitals Launches Blue Messenger and fight against 7 ‘S’ Campaign

On Account of ‘World Diabetes Day’, Manipal Hospitals Launches Blue Messenger and fight against 7 ‘S’ Campaign

Bengaluru: In a bid to educate and create awareness about diabetes, Blue Messenger ....

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Reflux drugs may up kidney disease risk

Reflux drugs may up kidney disease risk

New York: Regular use of drugs that are commonly used to treat heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers may increase... 

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Drinking coffee may cut death risk in kidney disease patients

Drinking coffee may cut death risk in kidney disease patients

London: Want to live longer? Charge up on your cup of coffee. According to a study, caffeine consumption may prolong...

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Inadequate physical activity may boost genetic risk of obesity

Inadequate physical activity may boost genetic risk of obesity

London: Researchers have found that low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns may intensify....

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Stigma barring Indian workers from seeking mental health care

Stigma barring Indian workers from seeking mental health care

New Delhi: Chronic stress stemming from the workplace can lead to mental health disorders, but they often stay... 

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Parkinson's drug shows hope for cancer treatment

Parkinson's drug shows hope for cancer treatment

New York: A drug used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease has displayed significant anti-cancer effects in both human...

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Detecting prostate cancer through urine sample

Detecting prostate cancer through urine sample

New York: Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio are working towards developing a non-invasive method...

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Brain activity may prevent insomnia-related depression

Brain activity may prevent insomnia-related depression

New York: While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at night....

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Ornamental plant extract may help combat asthma

Ornamental plant extract may help combat asthma

London: Researchers have extracted an active pharmaceutical substance from the leaves of a common ornamental.... 

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Financial stress may up migraine risk

Financial stress may up migraine risk

London: Stress caused by financial hardship can increase the risk of developing migraine in people with....

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Eat protein thrice a day to stay stronger

Eat protein thrice a day to stay stronger

Toronto: Eating protein equally in the three daily meals could lead to greater mass and muscle strength in the elderly...

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One avocado a day may boost memory in elderly

One avocado a day may boost memory in elderly

New York: Consuming daily a fresh avocado, a nutrient-rich, cholesterol-free fruit with naturally good fats, may...

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Binge-watching TV may cut sleep quality, up insomnia risk

Binge-watching TV may cut sleep quality, up insomnia risk

London: Young adults with the habit of binge-watching television shows for over three hours in one sitting may....

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  Can moderate drinking keep dementia at bay?

Can moderate drinking keep dementia at bay?

New York: While drinking alcohol in excess is associated with many health hazards, new research has found that older...

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Eating walnuts may boost gut health, cut cancer risk

Eating walnuts may boost gut health, cut cancer risk

New York: Consuming half a cup of walnut per day may help protect the digestive system by increasing the amount...

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Supplements: A Hassle-free Way to Overcome Infertility

Supplements: A Hassle-free Way to Overcome Infertility

Sedentary lifestyles, unhealthy food habits and work-related pressures are some of the reasons for the prevalence.... 

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Japanese device alerts people when they stink

Japanese device alerts people when they stink

Tokyo: A Japanese tech company on Thursday launched a device that allows people to self-test their sweaty exteriors....

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Shield eyes from infection during monsoon

Shield eyes from infection during monsoon

New Delhi: While enjoying the rainy season, don't forget to take care of your eyes as the climate also encourages infective... 

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Smoking rates in Britain now at lowest ever level

Smoking rates in Britain now at lowest ever level

London: A decade after cigarettes were banished from Britain's pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants, smoking rates in... 

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