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Awareness campaign launched against air pollution

Gurgaon May 2 With Asthma becoming one of the most common respiratory diseases in the world a campaign to raise awareness about increasing air pollution was launched here on Monday.

Silenced by depression? Instagram could come to your rescue

New York, Feb 24 While the fear of being stigmatised prevents many of us from making sensitive self-disclosures, one way people in pain are overcoming silence is by using the photo-sharing app Instagram, a study says.

Smart cell patch to control diabetes on its own

New York March 15 Researchers have created a synthetic painless patch filled with natural beta cells that can secrete doses of insulin to control blood sugar levels on demand.

How humans got rid of many Neanderthal genes after inter-breeding

New York, Nov 9 Neanderthal genetic material is found in only small amounts in the genomes of modern humans because, after inter-breeding, natural selection removed large numbers of weakly deleterious Neanderthal gene variants, says a study.

Weight gain during pregnancy may lead to preterm birth

Washington, Aug 18 Abnormalities in interval between pregnancies, mother's body mass index (BMI) prior to pregnancy and the amount of weight gain in pregnancy can lead to preterm birth, a new study has found.

Cases of incurable prostate cancer in US up by 70 per cent

New York, July 19 The number of new cases of metastatic prostate cancer in the US climbed 72 percent in the past decade from 2004 to 2013, reports a new study.

CIIs safe food walkathon in Lucknow on Sunday

Lucknow Nov 28 The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) is organising a safe food walkathon here on Sunday to raise awareness of how risks involved in handling preparation and storage of food can be avoided.

Rashtrapati Bhavan battles mosquitoes

New Delhi, Aug 24 The Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday said it was taking all possible steps to kill mosquitoes to check the spread of dengue and other diseases.

Time to embrace smartphone-based apps to aid well-being Experts (Health Feature)

New Delhi Nov 18 At a time when the world is witnessing a boom in smartphone-assisted technologies helping healthcare providers India cannot be lagging behind to give the health for all dream a much-needed boost feel experts.

Delhi LG gives nod to build Mohalla Clinics in government schools

New Delhi, Feb 7 Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal cleared the AAP government's proposal to build 300 Mohalla Clinics in the premises of government schools, officials said on Tuesday.

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