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Mini-strokes may contribute to dementia

New York, Jan 17 Although mini-strokes may seem to last only for a few minutes, the effect may be long lasting and is likely to contribute to dementia, research have suggested.

Acupuncture to reduce excessive crying in babies

London, Jan 17 Acupuncture may have the potential to effectively reduce incidences of excessive crying in babies with infantile colic, researchers say.

Ola joins Apollo Hospitals for road safety

New Delhi, Jan 17 Online cab-hailing firm Ola on Tuesday announced its partnership with Apollo Hospitals to create comprehensive medical programme for driver-partners.

Hypertension in late life may protect dementia risk

New York, Jan 17 Individuals who develop High blood pressure at the age 80 or older -- known as the 'oldest old' -- may have decreased risk of dementia after age 90, a study has found.

Proper maternal vitamins, good nurturing may boost kids IQ

Jakarta, Jan 17 Want your kids to be smarter with higher levels of intelligent quotient (IQ)?

Bee, wasp stings more dangerous than snake, spider bites

Sydney, Jan 17 An Australian research has discovered that venom from bees and wasps, rather than those from jellyfish, spiders or snakes, poses a biggest public health threat, a study has revealed.

WHO urges Africa to strengthen food safety systems

Nairobi, Jan 17 The World Health Organisation (WHO) urged African nations to strengthen their national food safety systems in order to improve the health of its citizens.

UAE obstacle race Sandstorm launched

Dubai, Jan 16 (IANSWAM) Global investment company Dubai Holding on Monday announced the launch of Sandstorm, an obstacle race open to all fitness levels and backgrounds.

‘Sweeping generalisations about GMO not fair’

Mohanpur (West Bengal), Jan 16 Sweeping generalisations about safety of GMOs are not fair, an eminent scientist said on Monday.

SC allows 24-week pregnant woman to abort

New Delhi, Jan 16 AThe Supreme Court on Monday allowed a Mumbai-based woman with 24-week-old-foetus to undergo medical termination of pregnancy as its continuation could endanger her life.

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