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  Life   Health  11 Jan 2017

Life, Health, 11 Jan 2017

IMA bars doctors from online friendship with patients

The patient-doctor relationship is built on mutual trust and understanding.

11 Jan 2017 8:54 PM

Air pollution causes 12 lakh deaths in India annually; Delhi most affected

The report said that only a "few" cities in southern India comply with air quality standards.

11 Jan 2017 7:17 PM

Transfusion of old blood can be risky: study

For ill, hospitalised patients, this excess iron could lead to serious complications.

11 Jan 2017 5:19 PM

Cognitive problems worsen by antibiotics for brain

The drug minocycline works by decreasing the activation of microglia -- the primary immune cells in the brain and spinal cord.

11 Jan 2017 4:02 PM

People can react quickly in old age by learning music

Significantly faster reaction times with musicians for auditory, tactile and audio-tactile stimulations.

11 Jan 2017 1:12 PM


Breastfed babies still need extra vitamin D

Doctors recommend supplements because breast milk may not have enough vitamins like required

11 Jan 2017 10:00 AM

Scientists find clues to why binge-drinking causes binge-eating

Certain hunger-promoting brain cells are activated on drinking alcohol

11 Jan 2017 9:34 AM

Less salty diets would save millions of lives: study

It massively cut mortality and disability caused by salt-triggered heart attacks and strokes

11 Jan 2017 9:17 AM

Migraine sufferers at higher stroke risk after surgery: study

History of migraines should be taken into account when weighing the pros and cons of undergoing an operation

11 Jan 2017 8:27 AM

Getting robust, online

Dance instructor Chitra used Twitter as a tool to promote fitness and exercising.

11 Jan 2017 12:17 AM