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Health

Half of world's people can't get basic health services: WHO

Some 800 million people worldwide spend at least 10 percent of their household income on healthcare.

14 Dec 2017 12:03 PM

US study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder

In pregnant women, the virus infects fetal brain cells, resulting in the birth defect known as microcephaly.

14 Dec 2017 11:58 AM

Autism traits increase suicidal thoughts in people with psychosis

A person's level of autism traits is an extremely important marker in helping identify those people with psychosis at risk of suicide.

14 Dec 2017 11:48 AM

Diabetes and obesity both tied to higher risk of cancer

Many cancer cases worldwide may happen at least in part because people are overweight or have diabetes, a new report suggests.

14 Dec 2017 11:38 AM

15,000 diabetics sign petition to reduce glucostrips price in Mumbai

Glucose monitors offer convenience for diabetics, without which they incur lot of hassle of going to clinics to check their sugar levels.

14 Dec 2017 9:08 AM

Here’s how music helps in easing depression

According to study, analysis finds patients feel less depressed when music is added to their treatment regimen.

14 Dec 2017 8:23 AM

Find out what you need to cut from your diet to lose belly fat

Study shows sugar and foods high in sugar are linked to type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease.

14 Dec 2017 8:12 AM

Find out the three nutrients that can help prevent memory loss

In order to boost cognition one needs to ensure they are getting enough of certain nutrients.

14 Dec 2017 7:52 AM

Half of all people in the world can't access basic health services according to WHO

This century has seen a rise in the number of people getting services such as vaccinations, HIV/AIDS drugs, and mosquito-repelling bednets.

13 Dec 2017 8:05 PM

New blood test can diagnose two cancer types

A new study's findings suggest infrared spectroscopy can detect biochemical changes induced by non-Hodgkin's lymphoma,

13 Dec 2017 7:52 PM