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Here's how cancer cells become invisible to body's immune system
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Here's how cancer cells become invisible to body's immune system

Canadian researchers have discovered how cancer cells become invisible to the body's immune system which may help in developing immune biomarkers that can potentially stop the disease in its tracks.

Chikungunya, dengue sting India, with over 12,000 cases across country and 10 deaths in Delhi
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Chikungunya, dengue sting India, with over 12,000 cases across country and 10 deaths in Delhi

Chikungunya and dengue are taking the toll on Delhi and a few other cities across the country, with at least five deaths due to the vector-borne disease reported in the last two days.

Menstrual leave: Women-friendly or new spin on old practice of shunning women?
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Menstrual leave: Women-friendly or new spin on old practice of shunning women?

asto Deal, an online shopping portal in Nepal, recently introduced a menstrual leave policy for female employees who face debilitating period pains every month. Is period leave a wondrous example of new-age, gender-sensitive HR practice?

New drug may prevent HIV transmission in women, kids
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New drug may prevent HIV transmission in women, kids

A new potent anti-HIV drug may effectively prevent vaginal and oral transmission of the deadly virus, scientists have shown in animal models.

Oh fish! What's wrong in aquaculture and why one needs to educate govt on new fish farm policy
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Oh fish! What's wrong in aquaculture and why one needs to educate govt on new fish farm policy

Here is why you should check before buying the fish. However, the fish farming industry is plagued with the problems of pollution, disease and inferior nutritional quality.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease not detected in post-menopausal women, finds study
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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease not detected in post-menopausal women, finds study

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) considered a cardiovascular disease risk factor, is often not detected in post-menopausal women, a recent study has revealed.

Coffee lovers, rejoice! Drinking coffee may do more good than harm
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Coffee lovers, rejoice! Drinking coffee may do more good than harm

Coffee lovers can now rejoice because drinking moderate amounts of coffee may have more benefits than risks in adults, a new study has found.

One in nine men are at risk of sudden cardiac death, finds new US study
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One in nine men are at risk of sudden cardiac death, finds new US study

About one in every nine men, and one in 30 women in the US may experience sudden cardiac death, most before age 70, scientists including one of Indian origin have found.

After 15-year gap, govt and AIIMS to ascertain the number of drug addicts
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After 15-year gap, govt and AIIMS to ascertain the number of drug addicts

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, in collaboration with AIIMS, will conduct a survey to compile estimates of those involved in drug abuse.

Researchers have identified protein that may help fight ageing
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Researchers have identified protein that may help fight ageing

Researchers say they have identified a protein that acts as a powerful protectant against free radicals which cause cell damage and death, ageing and disease.

Consuming paracetamol during pregnancy may increase ADHD, autism risk in kids
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Consuming paracetamol during pregnancy may increase ADHD, autism risk in kids

Paracetamol, a common drug used extensively during pregnancy, maybe linked with autism spectrum as well as attention-related and hyperactivity symptoms in newborns, the first-of-its-kind study has found.

Walking meetings may boost health of office workers, finds new study
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Walking meetings may boost health of office workers, finds new study

Holding 'walking meetings' at work instead of conventional seated ones just once a week may increase the physical activity levels of white-collar workers by 10 minutes, a new study has found.

Nearly half of infertile people don't seek medical help, finds study
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Nearly half of infertile people don't seek medical help, finds study

One in eight women and one in ten men are infertile, yet nearly half of them have not sought medical help, according to a new study.

Researchers have developed new method to kill cancer cells in two hours
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Researchers have developed new method to kill cancer cells in two hours

Researchers have developed a new, non-invasive method which can kill cancer cells in two hours, an advance that may significantly help people with inoperable or hard-to-reach tumours, as well as young children stricken with the deadly disease.

Zika virus warnings raise demand for abortion in Latin America, finds new study
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Zika virus warnings raise demand for abortion in Latin America, finds new study

Health warnings about complications related to Zika virus have significantly increased the demand for abortions in Latin American countries, a new study has found.

Yoga can help control non-communicable diseases: Health Minister JP Nadda
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Yoga can help control non-communicable diseases: Health Minister JP Nadda

With non-communicable diseases (NCDs) claiming nearly five million lives in India every year, the Centre today said yoga can help control these diseases and that the ancient Indian practice is being encouraged as an integral part of their prevention and management.

Watch out! You may be eating bugs hidden in your food and drinks without even knowing it
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Watch out! You may be eating bugs hidden in your food and drinks without even knowing it

There are many hidden ingredients in your food that consist of solutions laced with bugs, dead insects, animal slime, vomit and faeces.

Did you know taking regular selfies can damage your skin and cause wrinkles?
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Did you know taking regular selfies can damage your skin and cause wrinkles?

Constantly exposing your face to the light and radiation from smartphones like taking selfies may damage your skin, speeding up ageing and promoting wrinkles.

Increasing vitamin D levels in body can cut kidney problems, finds new study
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Increasing vitamin D levels in body can cut kidney problems, finds new study

A deficiency in the amount of vitamin D in the body may lead to high risk of chronic kidney diseases, especially in children, says a new study.

Supreme Court to hear challenge to hunting, killing of wild animals
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Supreme Court to hear challenge to hunting, killing of wild animals

The Supreme Court will hear PILs challenging three government notifications declaring nilgais, wild animals and Rhesus monkeys as vermin, thereby paving the way for their hunting and killing in Bihar, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh for one year.