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Doctors in rural US earn more, ortho lucrative

Compared to India, doctors in rural areas in the US tend to earn more.

Supplements of Vitamin-D don’t prevent falls?

A new analysis published in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal has concluded that there is no evidence to suggest that vitamin D supplements prevent falls.

Fibroids laparoscopy may lead to cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has discouraged the use of laparoscopic power morcellation, a common treatment for the removal of uterus fibroids.

60% water unsafe in rural India

In a startling revelation, a study published in British medical journal the Lancet has found enormous water contamination in India.

Drug firm recalls Crocin, Calpol after FDA order

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has launched a nationwide recall of its widely sold paracetamol brands like Crocin Advance and Calpol suspension from the retailers, after the Maharashtra FDA ordered to stop sal

Baby on chest can check iron deficiency

Placing the baby on the mother’s chest or abdomen right after the birth is no less effective than the recent practice of delayed cord clamping for decreasing the risk of iron deficiency, a recent rese

Bill to regulate surrogacy set to be finalised soon

Aimed at regulating surrogacy in India, the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) (Regulation) Bill is all set to be finalised soon.

Cancer deaths to rise to 1.2m by 2035?

Around one million new cancer cases are diagnosed in India each year and it is projected to nearly double (to 1.7 million new cases in 2035).

Excessive mouthwash use may cause cancer: Study

Excessive use of mouthwash may cause a particular form of cancer.

Lifestyle interventions reduce death risk

Lifestyle interventions such as weight loss and exercise reduce risk of death from cardiovascular diseases in people at risk of diabetes, a new study published in Lancet has suggested.

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.