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  Life   Health  14 Dec 2017

Life, Health, 14 Dec 2017

Conjoined twins in Mumbai separated after 12 hour surgery carried out by 20 doctors

They were born conjoined with a fused liver, intestine, urinary bladder, and chest bone to Zaltes, residents of suburban Ghatkopar.

14 Dec 2017 8:23 PM

Radiation from smartphones may up miscarriage risk: study

Non-ionising radiation from magnetic fields is produced when electric devices are in use and electricity is flowing.

14 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

Medicinal cannabis not a scheduled drug, good for health: WHO

There are no plans to legalise cannabis as it would not address the harm to individuals and communities.

14 Dec 2017 6:33 PM

Baby’s heart placed back inside her chest in rare surgeries

Dr. Nick Moore said the baby is in the hospital’s pediatric intensive care unit.

14 Dec 2017 5:53 PM

Survey reveals sleeping better helps you lose weight

A new survey has revealed that a good night's sleep will not only leave you feeling well-rested but also help you lose weight effectively.

14 Dec 2017 4:54 PM

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Mass thought to be tumour revealed as parasitic twin inside baby's body

The condition is caused by incomplete separation of twins inside the womb and only 200 such cases have been recorded.

14 Dec 2017 3:21 PM

Half of all pregnancies in India unintended: Lancet study

Women in India face considerable challenges trying to obtain abortion care, researchers say.

14 Dec 2017 2:51 PM

Winter care tips for your baby

Find out how you can keep common health issues at bay.

14 Dec 2017 1:55 PM

Half of all pregnancies in India unintended: Lancet study

The estimated unintended pregnancy rate was 70 per 1,000 women in 2015, similar to the rates in neighbouring Bangladesh (67), Nepal (68).

14 Dec 2017 1:04 PM

Strong upper body key to mens bodily attractiveness: study

strong upper body, wide shoulders, being physically fit and having greater hand-grip strength make men attractive to women.

14 Dec 2017 12:51 PM

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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

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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

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