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  Life   Health  03 May 2018

Life, Health, 03 May 2018

WHO urges India, South East Asian countries to accelerate efforts to end rabies

Rabies causes 59,000 deaths globally every year, translating to one person every nine minute, mostly children and the poor.

03 May 2018 7:38 PM

Artificial intelligence has better accuracy to detect cause of childhood blindness

The algorithm accurately diagnosed the condition in images of infant eyes 91 per cent of the time.

03 May 2018 6:23 PM

A healthy digestive system could do wonders!

Microbes in the digestive system have a big influence on human health and may play a role in the onset of disease throughout the body.

03 May 2018 5:27 PM

Weight loss surgery is bad for bones

Skeletal changes after surgery appear early and continue even after weight loss plateaus and weight stabilizes.

03 May 2018 5:19 PM

Anxiety may cause dementia, meditation can slash risk, says study

Study, by University of Southampton, believe ‘internal stress’ caused by anxiety may accelerate cognitive ageing, leading to dementia.

03 May 2018 4:46 PM


Scientists find way to create an embryo only with stem cells

This can also lead to progress in research for finding the cause for infertility and can also be used to test effects of medical treatment.

03 May 2018 4:20 PM

Sauna bathing may reduce risk of stroke: study

The association of sauna bathing with reduced stroke may include a reduction in blood pressure, stimulation of immune system.

03 May 2018 3:45 PM

How to strive for work-health balance

Those who achieve this balance, tend to have higher levels of satisfaction with their jobs and life in general.

03 May 2018 1:19 PM

The real reason why some people don't lose weight despite going to the gym every day

It may happen that the deficit is undone when people eat too much to compensate for all the hard work at the gym.

03 May 2018 1:15 PM

Fear of guilt associated with persistence of OCD

Here is what a new study has found.

03 May 2018 12:32 PM


Here's why whooping cough needs urgent attention

Whooping cough is a vaccine-preventable disease.

03 May 2018 12:11 PM

Not just mend, music can build bridges too!

Here is what a new study has found.

03 May 2018 10:11 AM

5 startup platforms for better health

Here are some startups making inroads in this space

03 May 2018 9:35 AM