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12 March, 2018 12:01 PM 7 Foods To Increase Blood Platelets

When your skin is wounded, platelets clump together to form clots to stop bleeding. However, when you do not have enough blood platelets in your body, blood clots cannot form. Blood is made up of various types of cells, namely red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets, also known thrombocytes. A lack of platelets in your body may cause symptoms 92

7 February, 2017 9:05 AM Here’s why you should eat more Pasta

People who regularly eat pasta -- the fundamental component of Italian Mediterranean cuisine -- may have better diet quality, greater intake of vitamin and minerals and can better manage blood sugar levels, compared to those who do not eat pasta, new research shows. People who regularly eat pasta — the fundamental component of Italian Mediterranean cuisine 37

31 January, 2017 4:34 AM Three Essential Nutrients for Every Pregnant Woman

The amount of protein required by your body increases during pregnancy to help develop the baby and the placenta (the organ which connects the developing baby with the wall of the uterus). Protein also helps fight against nausea and the fatigue that pregnant women feel due to anemia. 90% of pregnant women in India suffer from protein deficiency. Check 207

26 January, 2017 8:34 AM Vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy linked to increased risk of preterm birth

London: Pregnant women who do not eat meat, dairy products or eggs may be at risk of giving birth to preterm babies, says a study. This is because of a deficiency of a particular vitamin – B12 - which our body cannot produce and is only found in animal products such as as meat, milk and eggs. "In countries where vegetarian diets predominate, such as in India 219

19 September, 2016 11:41 PM Man carries pregnant wife on shoulder

Rayagada: Making a mockery of the Janani Suraksha Yojana of the Odisha government yet again, a pregnant woman reached Kalyansinghpur Community Health Centre (CHC) in Rayagada district today after being carried on the shoulder of her husband today as the 102 ambulance did not turn up in time. According to reports, Bangari Praska, a pregnant woman of Kansharikhola 15

31 May, 2016 9:49 AM Live chat: HIV through bad blood transfusions

4:57 p.m.: Welcome to The Hindu's live chat on HIV through contaminated blood transfusions. 5:00 p.m.: With us today, we have our Health and Science Editor Vidya Krishnan, Chapal Mehra, Senior Director, Global Health Strategies, Leena Menghaney, HIV activist and lawyer, and Dr. Shobini Rajan, Assistant Director General, NACO. Welcome the fact that NACO made the data public 156

27 September, 2015 6:54 PM Dengue claims three more lives

New Delhi: Three more persons, including a 13-year-old boy, have died due to dengue in the capital, according to hospitals in the city. Phatam (13) was admitted to the medicine ward of AIIMS on September 22 in a very critical condition having internal bleeding and died of dengue shock syndrome yesterday afternoon, said AIIMS authorities. Other victims 10

11 June, 2015 11:39 AM 172 out of 733 people test positive for lead poisoning in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Close on the heels of the controversy over the presence of lead in Maggi instant noodles, a city laboratory revealed on Wednesday that almost one in four persons tested positive for lead poisoning after being asked to undergo a test for it. An analysis of 733 cases in the last one year showed that 172 were positive for lead poisoning, Metropolis 16 2

29 May, 2015 9:32 PM Dharmendra discharged, may need surgery

MUMBAI: Actor Dharamendra, who was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital on Tuesday evening, was discharged on Thursday evening but may need to undergo a should surgery soon. The 79-year-old actor was admitted with low hemoglobin count or anemia and conducted a complete health check-up during the two-day hospitalisation. Gastrointestinal surgeon Dr Sharad 12 2

2 April, 2015 3:46 PM How your smartphone could become a ‘Star Trek’–style Tricorder

In two months, new technology could turn your smartphone into a “Star Trek”-style Tricorder - making the stuff of science fiction a reality. This tech, soon to be revealed in Israel, works with your phone to scan any object and reveal its chemical composition. In “Star Trek”, Starfleet personnel famously use a handheld scanning device called the Tricorder 184