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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Keep Alzheimer’s at bay: exercise daily

A study led by researchers from the University of Maryland School of Public Health reveals that a little bit exercise daily could improve cognitive...

No more hearing problems: artificial ear grown in lab

A human-like ear from animal tissue has been grown with the help of a new development in tissue engineering. The ear possesses the flexibility of...

Minister assures no need to panic over dengue

The state government in Bhubaneswar will soon start a massive awareness campaign to check spread of waterborne diseases like dengue, malaria and diarrhoea from...
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Cancer patient turned ‘cigarette snatcher’ dies in Dubai

Terminally ill cancer patient, Abraham Samuel, 53, who made headlines as a one-man anti-tobacco campaigner passed away in a Dubai hospital last week. Popularly referred...

Beware!! Hot car heat can suck life breath from your baby!

It’s a horrifying thought to imagine a child choking, locked helplessly,and dying due to the scorching heat, in the confines of a car! But...

America’s youth exposed & influenced by tobacco advertising

Despite restrictions placed on the advertising and promotion of tobacco products to minors, a disturbing new study claims America's youth continue to be widely...

Aggressive treatment not helpful in alleviating back pain – Study

Suffering from back pain can be agonizing. But hold on, visiting a doctor can make things worse. According to the findings of a new study,...

Consumer watchdog Consumer Reports ranks hospitals

Many hospitals gather information on how patients fare after surgery, but that information is not usually available to the public. So it is hard to...

Mexican Drug Cartels’ other business: Sex Trafficking

Marcela, a human trafficking victim, was tricked into the sex trade by a man she thought she could trust. She met him in her...

Anemia Spurs Dementia Risk – Study

Anemic people are at higher risk of suffering from dementia in old age, researchers have found. According to the findings of a new study, people...