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  • Seven SIMPLE Tips for Healthier Hair

    1 June, 2017 12:42 PM 36

    Tanya Lobo from Station Ten Beauty Salon tells you how to maintain your mane - Get your hair trimmed every 6-8 weeks. Well-trimmed hair will make sure the ends won’t split and your hair will thus look healthy and full of life. Trimming also makes hair simpler to style and easier to manage. - Always remember to use a moisturizing

  • The innocent-looking chewing gum is not as guiltless as you think, it might be hazardous to health

    1 June, 2017 6:19 AM 37

    New Delhi: If you are among those who loves popping a chewing gum frequently, you might have to give it a second thought. As per a new research, it has been found that a chewing gum may contain a secretion from sheep's wool. Researchers say that chewing gum contains contains lanolin, which is a waxy secretion from the sebaceous glands of the skin of sheep

  • Zika in India: What pregnant women need to know about the virus

    1 June, 2017 5:29 AM 52

    Discovery of Zika patients in India might have created a panic among people, especially the pregnant women who are said to be more prone to the virus. But instead of panicking, here are few things you need to know. ... Three cases of Zika has already been found in Ahmedabad, India. This makes India loses its identity as a Zika-free country. All the three

  • Awareness rally, exhibition mark No Tobacco Day

    1 June, 2017 12:55 AM 50

    Nagpur: Various programmes were organized under the joint auspices of RST Regional Cancer Hospital and Cancer Relief Society (CRS) to mark World No Tobacco Day. The programmes were held in joint collaboration with Voice of Tobacco Victims (VoTV), Maharashtra ministry of health and the Nagpur branch of Indian Medical Association of AOI. An awareness rally

  • Almond declines on subdued demand

    31 May, 2017 9:00 AM 2

    New Delhi, Jun 10 Almond prices fell by Rs 100 per 40 kg in the national capital today due to sluggish demand from retailers and stockists amidst adequate stocks on increased supplies. Almond (California) prices were down by Rs 100 to Rs 16,700-17,100 per 40 kg and its kernel rates also eased by Rs 5 to Rs 585-595 per kg, respectively. Traders attributed

  • Hospital shoots to fame after uterus transplant

    31 May, 2017 1:56 AM 35

    Soon after the success of the first uterus transplant in India, Pune’s Galaxy Hospital has been approached by who wish to undergo the same operation. In just ten days, as many as 42 women have signed up for the procedure. The country’s first uterus transplant was carried out in Galaxy hospital on May 18, and in a span of two days, two women were operated

  • 9 persons, including eight minors die, over 200 fell ill due to food poisoning

    30 May, 2017 4:05 PM 48

    The persons, including minors, died and others fell ill after they had consumed rice and pork after attending a church gathering on Sunday at Nongkya village in the bordering district with Assam. Ri-Bhoi district Magistrate Chinmoy P Gotmare said three persons died on Monday and another six on Tuesday in hospitals. The top official said that, over 200 people

  • Tobacco use causes 1 death every 6 seconds

    30 May, 2017 3:24 PM 50

    NAGPUR: About 6 million people die of tobacco use globally every year and India accounts for 1/6th of the total deaths. Tobacco use has assumed epidemic proportions and kills more people than tuberculosis, accidents, homicides, suicide, AIDS and malaria combined. Deputy director, RST Regional Cancer Hospital, Dr B K Sharma, says that this figure is estimated

  • Medicos thrash patient’s kin at SCB hosp in Odisha

    29 May, 2017 12:02 PM 26

    In a bizarre incident, some medicos allegedly thrashed a patient’s kin at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Odisha’s Cuttack today. According to reports, Kuber Bhusan Ray, a resident of Gop area in Puri, was admitted to the hospital a few days ago following an accident. An exchange of words ensued between some students of the medical college and the patient’s

  • A Lack Of Sleep Could Be Causing Your Brain To ‘Eat’ Itself

    29 May, 2017 7:46 AM 37

    Are you a night owl? Well, staying up through the night may have its own charm but it comes at a cost. A recent study as found that a lack of sleep may be causing your brain to 'eat' up its connections, worn-out cells and debris, increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders. Researchers from Marche Polytechnic University