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  Life   Health  15 Feb 2018

Life, Health, 15 Feb 2018

WHO tries to curb rise of caesarean deliveries by revising childbirth guidelines

While rates of interventions like c-sections vary among regions, WHO has seen what it considers a worrying rise in such practices worldwide.

15 Feb 2018 8:47 PM

Alzheimer's disease reversed in mice

Loss of BACE1 also improved the learning and memory of mice with Alzheimer's disease.

15 Feb 2018 6:33 PM

Running may help deal with stress: study

Exercise is a viable method to protect learning and memory mechanisms from the negative cognitive impacts of chronic stress on the brain.

15 Feb 2018 5:02 PM

Woman in Pune becomes grandmother from dead son's preserved semen

The embryos were transferred into the womb of a surrogate mother, who gave birth to the twins - a boy and a girl - on Monday.

15 Feb 2018 2:39 PM

Mumbai: Organization for Rare Diseases India announces new edition of Race for 7

Event to raise awareness for 7,000 documented rare diseases is planned towards highlighting and addressing needs of community in country.

15 Feb 2018 2:02 PM


Exercise may lower Alzheimer's risk

The study adds to a growing body of evidence pointing to the benefits of exercising regularly.

15 Feb 2018 2:01 PM

Eating yogurt may reduce heart disease risk: study

Higher yogurt intake in women was associated with a 16 per cent lower risk of undergoing revascularisation.

15 Feb 2018 1:35 PM

New molecule that can fight cancer identified

Selenium intake has long been connected with cancer, although the correlation between selenium and cancer growth is extremely complex.

15 Feb 2018 12:01 PM

Being a single dad can shorten your life: Study

These results show that single fathers might be a particularly vulnerable group.

15 Feb 2018 10:34 AM

Your evening cuppa is keeping you awake at night: Study

The study also showed how caffeine affected "cellular timekeeping".

15 Feb 2018 9:01 AM


Certain foods increases risk of cancer: Study

This study is the first to investigate and highlight an increase in the risk of cancer overall.

15 Feb 2018 8:50 AM