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  • World Mental Health Day 2017: Mental Health Status Among Adolescents in India; Possible Solutions

    10 October, 2017 9:31 AM 141

    New Delhi: Today is World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health is an attempt to draw attention and create awareness about mental health issues. In India, particularly, there is a dire need of awareness about mental health issues since mental health issues are still considered to be a taboo among a large fraction of the population. Mental health issues

  • Mumbai: Brain dead engineer saves lives of four

    8 October, 2017 3:16 AM 150

    The family of a Mumbai-based engineer, who was declared brain dead after he was grievously injured in a bike accident during a visit to his hometown in Pune, has given a new lease of life to four people by donating the victim's organs. On October 2, two unidentified bikers rammed into Govind Kulkarni (46), while he was taking a stroll on the service

  • Mohali dist H1N1 toll highest in 5 yrs

    7 October, 2017 8:40 PM 95

    Woman from Dera Bassi tenth victim this year Tribune News Service Mohali, October 7 Ten persons have died of swine flu (H1N1 influenza) in Mohali district, the highest in the past five years. The death toll has risen from five to 10 in the past one month with fatalities reported from Sohana, Dera Bassi, Boothgarh and Kansala. A 60-year-old woman from Dera Bassi

  • 45-year-old man dies of swine flu in Indore

    6 October, 2017 2:13 PM 94

    A 45-year-old man died of swine flu taking the toll due to the H1N1 virus infection in the city hospitals to 33 this year. Asha Pandit, district in-charge of Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) today said the man, a resident of neighbouring Ujjain district, who was being treated here for H1N1 died at the government run MY hospital today

  • Unable To Pay For Son's Dengue Treatment, Woman Kills Infant, Commits Suicide In Tamil Nadu

    4 October, 2017 12:04 PM 65

    The hospital told the woman it would cost her Rs 5,000 daily to treat the boy for dengue. Chennai: A barber's wife threw her six-month-old son into a well and jumped into it herself after a hospital told her it would cost her Rs 5,000 daily to treat the boy for dengue, police said. When she and her husband went to a private hospital in Salem on Monday

  • Three Americans win Nobel medicine prize for body rhythm work

    2 October, 2017 2:08 PM 68

    STOCKHOLM: Three Americans won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for their discoveries about the body's daily rhythms, opening up whole new fields of research and raising awareness about the importance of getting proper sleep. Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young won 9-million-kronor ($1.1 million) prize for isolating

  • Reusing oil to fry food increases trans fats, causes heart diseases

    1 October, 2017 1:52 PM 43

    Emphasising that India’s heart disease epidemic increased due to dietary patterns, doctors urged people to avoid reusing any oil for frying food products as it increases the proportion of trans fats, major source of heart diseases. According to the doctors, including from AIIMS, fats in food items are of four types – saturated, unsaturated, mono and trans

  • Are you 18? Donate blood and celebrate!

    1 October, 2017 7:19 AM 99

    Kannur: The best way to serve and sacrifice for others is to donate blood. If people of the age group between 18 - 30 years come forward to donate blood, the blood banks in Kerala will get sufficient blood to stock. The health department’s message for this year’s National Voluntary Blood Donation Day is to ‘celebrate your 18th birthday donating blood

  • Here are the darker sides to meditation

    30 September, 2017 6:35 AM 52

    The benefits of meditation are widely known. However, few talk, or even hardly know that it has its own set of downsides as well. Researchers at Brown University are now speaking about the negative impact meditation has on people who have experienced trauma in the past. According to them, meditation instructors need to be aware of the fact that their

  • Free heart checkup for CRPF jawans

    30 September, 2017 3:48 AM 89

    Vijayawada: Manipal Hospitals conducted an awareness drive on heart ailments and its prevention for CRPF jawans to mark the World Heart Day here on Friday. IInd line Command TK Lal, 39th Battalion CRPF, unveiled free health checkup coupon (BP, height /weight, serum cholesterol, ECG, echo, FBS and cardiology consultation) for jawans. In addition to this, 1,000 coupons