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A walk in Delhi for fight against cancer

New Delhi, Feb 5 Rekha Gupta, 45, battled with cancer for eight long years -- without losing hope to survive and without detaching herself from the society. Now, completely recovered, Gupta was seen happily participating in the 10th annual Delhi Walk for Life on Sunday.

Older adults more positive about feelings

New York Feb 27 Adults above 60 have more positive response about feelings such as serenity sadness and loneliness than young adults a study has found.

Canada passes assisted suicide bill

Ottawa, June 18 Canada's parliament has passed a contentious bill to allow medically-assisted death for terminally ill people.

Woman named cleanliness ambassador after row over toilet

Bhopal Oct 4 A woman in a Madhya Pradesh village was named a cleanliness ambassador by local authorities after she walked out on her in-laws because they did not build a toilet at the house.

Reducing tobacco consumption, and giving growers an alternative crop

New Delhi, Nov 20 India aims to reduce tobacco consumption by 30 per cent in the next three years, but it also needs to quickly promote the farming of alternate crops by tobacco growers, whose exports annually bring in Rs 10,000 crore ($1.5 billion) .

Genes linked to happiness depression discovered

New York April 21 In one of the largest studies on the genes involved in human behaviour a team of over 190 researchers from 140 institutions in 17 countries has found genetic variants associated with our feelings of well-being depression and neuroticism.

Dengue cases Congress protests at Kejriwal residence

New Delhi Sep 17 Congress activists on Thursday protested outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals residence here to highlight the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) governments alleged inefficiency in handling the rising cases of dengue in the national capital.

Delhi Hospital treats infant with congenitally malformed kidney

New Delhi, Aug 11 A one-year-old infant suffering from a congenitally malformed kidney was given a new lease of life after a complex surgery at a hospital here.

Antibiotics can reduce appendicitis surgeries

London March 20 Using antibiotics as the primary treatment for appendicitis does not increase the risk for complications at least in the first year and can significantly reduce the number of surgeries by 92 percent within the first month of diagnosis finds a new study.

Junior doctors in Kolkata hospital on ‘indefinite strike’ over ‘inadequate security’

Kolkata, June 23 A section of junior doctors and interns at the state-run SSKM Hospital here launched an indefinite strike on Thursday following an alleged assault on one of their colleagues by a family members of an admitted patient.

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