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Risk of heart attack spikes after flu, pneumonia: study

MIAMI | AFP – Coming down with the flu, bronchitis or pneumonia can dramatically raise the risk of a heart attack — up

Robotic ‘exoskeleton’ prevents elderly falls: study


by Mariëtte Le Roux PARIS, France | AFP | 5/11/2017 – Scientists unveiled a lightweight, robotic, outer “skeleton” Thursday that can detect

Ayurveda in prominence as never before

by Nantoo Banerjee Few will disagree that making a Rs.1,00,000-crore-plus branded fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market, led largely by multinational companies and

Statins don’t cause muscle pain: study

by Mariëtte Le Roux PARIS, France | AFP | Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may have been wrongly blamed for muscle pain and weakness, said

US task force recommends against thyroid cancer screening

Screening for thyroid cancer is not recommended for adults with no symptoms, because there is no evidence it boosts survival and can lead

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to host annual sports physicals

SUGAR LAND – (May 04, 2017) — Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Sugar Land offers annual student physicals for Fort Bend

First free condom store launched in India in a bid to reduce cases of HIV, AIDS

NEW DEHLI (AFP) – A global charity on Wednesday launched a free condom store in India to try to reduce new cases of

More exercise for kids could save US billions on health: study

Miami, | AFP | 5/1/2017 – Increasing the number of young children who exercise for just under a half hour a few times

Plant-based diets for diabetics improves quality of life and mood

by Michael Greger, M.D. Plant-based diets not only appear to guard against getting diabetes in the first place, they may successfully

Six held as illegal kidney trade racket uncovered in Lahore

LAHORE: Investigators have uncovered an illegal kidney donation racket and arrested six people, including two doctors, after raiding a house where unauthorised surgeries