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LVPEI Restores Eyesight To Oman Baby

A nine-month infant from Oman was able to see clearly for the first time in nine months, thanks to the efforts of doctors at L.V. Prasad Eye Institute. Toddler Rana was diagnosed with corneal infection...
diaper use

Most Parents Don’t Know Risks Of Diaper Use: Study

Many are unaware of the proper disposal method too Diapers for children are becoming quite common even among less affluent families but its prolonged use is compromising the health of babies and infants, say doctors. A...
Cadaveric Transplant

First Cadaveric Transplant at GRH

Youth receives kidney harvested from a brain-dead person in Tiruchi Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) on Tuesday performed its first cadaveric transplant. A kidney harvested from a brain-dead person in Tiruchi was transplanted to a 27-year-old...
Vasectomies

March Madness Vasectomy Encourage Guys To Take One For The Team

Doctors say it all started eight years ago, when a urology clinic in Oregon ran an ad promoting the benefits of scheduling a vasectomy in March. “You go in for a little snip, snip and...
hpv

New Vaccine Recommendation Cuts Number Of HPV Shots Children Need

You’d think that a vaccine that protects people against more than a half-dozen types of cancer would have people lining up to get it. But the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which can prevent roughly...
centenarians

Want To Live Past 100? Centenarians Shares Their Secrets

Gertrude Siegel is 101 and hears it all the time. “Everyone says ‘I want to be just like you.’ I tell them to get in line,” she said. John and Charlotte Henderson, 104 and 102,...
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To Screen or Not to Screen?

Catching chronic health conditions early—even before you have symptoms—seems like a great idea. That’s what screening tests are designed to do. Some screenings can reduce your risk of dying from the disease. But sometimes,...
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Fit Goes First

Actor Nimrat Kaur reveals the hard work and dedication that has gone into her body’s new avatar The transformation is astounding. Three months into her new fitness regimen, Nimrat Kaur walked the ramp for Sonam...
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Stay On The Diet Wagon

“80% diet, 20% exercise.” That is apparently the mantra to lose weight effectively. Basically, take in fewer calories than you burn. Full disclosure: I’ve got the recipe for Nigella Lawson’s vanilla cupcakes open in...
Cardiometabolic Health

A Little Vigorous Exercise May Help Boost Kids’ Cardiometabolic Health

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - March 24, 2017 - As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as...