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Life, Health, 21 Nov 2017

Doctors in Indore remove mop of hair weighing 1.5 kg from woman's stomach

Had the hair not been removed from her stomach, it would have caused a serious medical problem.

21 Nov 2017 7:36 PM

Intake of vitamin D may cut risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers from the University College London and the University Of Birmingham conducted the study.

21 Nov 2017 6:43 PM

Pakistani man with massive legs caused by rare condition labelled elephant man

The man is affected by a genetic condition which he got from his mother and has been suffering since puberty.

21 Nov 2017 6:34 PM

Eating six meals a day can help you lose up to 3 kgs in 7 days

Eating little but often makes you feel less hungry.

21 Nov 2017 5:53 PM

Consuming eggs during pregnancy may cut risk of food allergies in babies

Here's what new research has found.

21 Nov 2017 5:26 PM

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Eating porridge daily can boost sex drive: Study

Read on to find out more.

21 Nov 2017 5:09 PM

Cancer drugs may also treat high BP: study

The finding by researchers at the Georgetown University in the US could offer a real advance in hypertension treatment.

21 Nov 2017 11:52 AM

This 15-min test tells if you've been misdiagnosed with depression

Symptoms of the depressive phase of bipolar disorder are similar to that of major depression, the treatments are different.

21 Nov 2017 9:58 AM

A new target for 'triple-negative' breast cancer

A team of scientists has found a new target for triple-negative breast cancer.

21 Nov 2017 9:55 AM

This weight-loss surgery lowers women's booze tolerance

The weight-loss surgery speeds up alcohol absorption to the bloodstream.

21 Nov 2017 9:48 AM

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Weaker the heart, faster the decline in walking speed

Heart disease risk factors were not linked to balance problems or the ability to do the chair stand exercise.

21 Nov 2017 9:39 AM

Paracetamol overdose can now be fought with a new blood test

Test, which detects levels of specific molecules in blood will help doctors identify which patients need more intense treatment.

21 Nov 2017 8:46 AM

India has more hungry than North Korea, Myanmar, finds research

According to World Economic Forum, India ranked 100 out of 119 countries, faring poorly on Global Hunger Index (GHI, pdf) for 2017.

21 Nov 2017 8:12 AM

Babies recognise words even before learning to speak them

True word learning requires making connections between speech and world around us and learning how different words relate to each other.

21 Nov 2017 8:04 AM

Help obese kids avoid weight stigma, doctors advice

Shaming children about weight contributes to binge eating, inactivity, social isolation, and avoidance of routine medical checkups.

21 Nov 2017 7:40 AM

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FIT message from Nam

She packs a punch with her list of clients. Celebrity trainer Namrata Purohit shares her lessons on fitness.

21 Nov 2017 12:16 AM