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The secret to a 100 years lies in your lunch


Experts Show Ways To Incorporate The Blue Zone Diet Of The World’s Centeneranians In India As winter opened markets to succulent pools or ange and black radishes and carrors, coloured certs tomatoes, and dark leafy grvens chef Ashutosh Neriekar of The Park, Chennai, spot red in this farm fresh winter produce , a potential fare […]

7 of 8 kids given new TB meds doing well, say docs

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Mumbal: Eight children, including a 10-month-old baby, are among the youngest in the country to receive two of the newest anti-tuberculosis drugs-bedaquiline and de lamanid-at Byculla’s JJ Hospital under a special project to assess their safety in infants and young kids. The World Health Organization paved the way for the drugs to be used in children […]

More men turn to docs as man boobs affect mental health

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For almost five years Raju (name changed) wouldn’t step out of home without tightly bandaging his chest. Always conscious of his enlarged breasts, he feared being bullied or touched inappropriately. Anxiety led to depression, Raju quit his studies, and then harmed himself. Luckily, his family understood what he was going through and got him treated […]

Rare HIV-to-HIV transplant across different blood groups


Mumbai: When a 48-year-old cotton trader from Aurangabad needed a kidney transplant, his 45-year-old wife did what many in similar circumstances do: offer one of her kidneys. But two factors made this transplant different from other kidney transplants: both were HIV-positive and their blood groups didn’t match. The wife had B blood type, while the husband’s […]

Covishield ‘worse than r vaccines’, sr doc flags issue

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‘It Should Never Have Been Rolled Out In India In The First Place’ New Delhi: Eminent British-Indian Cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra, who has been leading international calls for the suspension of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, said on Tuesday that OxfordAstraZeneca’s jab, administered in India as Covishield, was even “worse” in terms of cardiovascular effects, heart attacks and […]

Study indicates Covaxin booster jab safe, necessary for persistent immunity: Govt


New Delhi: ICMR study has indicated that a booster dose of Covaxin is safe and necessary to ensure persistent immunity to minimise breakthrough infections of COVID-19, due to newly emerging variants, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar informed Parliament on Friday. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has conducted studies on the effectiveness […]

Hasten your walk for better health

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Many of us regularly wear an activity tracker, which counts the number of steps we take in a day. But should you only count the overall steps in a day or does the intensity of the exercise, like going for a brisk walk or run, make a difference? A new study presents some answers. According […]

Frequent antibiotics use can cause bowel disease among those above 40 yrs: Study


New Delhi: Frequent use of antibiotics can add to the risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) among those above 40 years of age, suggests a new study published in the journal ‘Gut’. IBD, which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, is a group of disorders that cause chronic pain and swelling in the intestines. According […]

Because Both Rich And Poor Countries Deserve Good Health


India’s G20 presidency is creating a fairer global health architecture , writes Union health minister India’s vision of a healthier globe emanates from the philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam that translates into One Earth, One Family One Future. So, as part of India’s G20 presidency policymakers from member countries and experts from the medical fraternity shall […]