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India makes blood sugar test mandatory for pregnant women

India makes blood sugar test mandatory for pregnant women New Delhi: Dr Jitendra Singh said, if India is to get rid of the dubious distinction of a country with an epidemic of diabetes, it is imperative to prevent the occurrence of diabetes in pregnancy, particularly Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. This will not only result in better […]

First dependable anthrax drug gets FDA approval: It is inhaled Anthrax treatment seems to have got a boost of sort. Right now the whole world seems to be talking about nothing but Emergent BioSolutions’ anthrax treatment. The news has been broken to a mesmerized world by none other than the Emergent BioSolutions Inc. the company […]

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How anorexics fight temptation of food and actually avoid it? I am sure this study is going to try to entice many people to go anorexics.  A latest study has concluded that anorexics don’t face much of a problem like normal people in resisting and finally avoiding the delicious food like lesser mortals. This is […]

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Amy’s Kitchen issues voluntary recall for listeria: Report Listeria seems to be the reason behind massive recall by Amy’s Kitchen. There are reports that the company is recalling as many as 70,000 cases of products from many parts of the country. though there are no known cases of illness caused by consuming the products by […]

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Hippocampus study reveals power naps boost memory five fold Many of us complain that they no longer remember many things and that forgetfulness seems to be afflicting them. It is true that memory loss has become a common issue affecting almost every second person in the society. Researchers claim that the pressure we feel from […]

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JNMC’s Centre of Cardiology to organize Pacemaker Interrogation Camp Aligarh, March 24: The Centre of Cardiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University is organizing a Pacemaker Interrogation Camp on April 8. Professor M U Rabbani, Director and Deputy Director Professor Asif Hasan will examine the patients with pacemaker. The patients of Aligarh District or […]

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Parents seeking urban lifestyles demand more schools, parks for kids in downtowns More and more parents are trying to live in downtown instead of suburbs as they used to live till very recently. Parents are working hard to give their kids an urban upbringing  and urban lifestyle than quite suburban life. Though the number of […]

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Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug goes to Phase 3 trial, stock surge 10%   This is certainly a great news for medical fraternity and more so for people suffering from Alzheimer’s. This drug has excited many people across the world for the last several years and now when it moves to phase 3 trial, the drug seems […]

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Spring brings thousands of allergy cases across U.S. Flu season is not going anywhere right now. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that the year’s spring allergies are going to become severe in the coming days. The US health watchdog has said that this year’s allergy season will be far worse than […]

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Brain swelling biggest cause of malaria deaths among children Malaria remains one of the biggest causes of death in the world. In the year 2013, the disease caused the death of as many as 584,000 people across the world. Though a majority of such deaths happened in Africa, other major hotspot of this killer disease […]

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Vitamin D supplements ineffective in managing high blood pressure A recent study has concluded that Vitamin D supplements are actually ineffective as far as controlling blood pressure is concerned. Earlier many thought that Vitamin D supplements in fact were helpful in lowering blood pressure. The study that has been carried in the latest issue of […]

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Sharenting: Parents oversharing info about kids on social media, concerned too Many parents love to share every step of their kids on social networking sites. Even smallest steps that they take are usually shared by many parents with their social media friends across the world. Even the news of sneezing is not confined to home […]

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Longer breastfeeding gives higher IQ to kids Many women have started avoiding breast feeding their babies. This may be due to several reasons, including the fact that most women have to rush back to their offices merely months after giving birth to babies. Breast feeding babies while working full time is a tricky job indeed. […]

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1st Penis transplant successful in South Africa, patient gets normal erections Finally the good news is here. A man who underwent the first penis transplant operation in the world was finally reported to have had penetrative sex with his girlfriend. This medical feat was accomplished in South Africa and the news obviously is going viral […]

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