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Goa sex ratio skewed, malnutrition also issue Parrikar

Panaji, May 30 Goa may be an educated state, has a poor sex ratio and malnutrition is also an issue, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.

Higher BMI may not increase death risk in heavier twin

London, Aug 5 In a study of genetically identical twins, researchers have found that higher body mass index (BMI) may not put the heavier sibling at an increased risk of heart attack and death risk.

Low birth-weight kids less active in adulthood

London, Sep 3 Children born with a low birth weight are less likely to be good at sports at school, or to engage in exercise later in life, a study has found.

34 children die from malnutrition in South Sudan

United Nations Sep 22 At least 34 children have died from malnutrition in the first week of September in South Sudans Bentiu town a UN spokesman has said.

High-protein diet lowers blood pressure too

London Aug 28 Eating high-levels of certain proteins found in meat and plant-based foods can lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness leading to better heart health a study has found.

Alzheimer’s drug to help boost natural tooth repair

London, Jan 9 A team of researchers at King's College London has discovered a new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug.

Visual stress can reveal chronic fatigue syndrome

London Nov 25 People suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) can experience higher levels of visual stress than those without the condition according to new research.

Despite progress India to miss MDG targets says health report

New Delhi Sep 22 India has achieved considerable progress in reducing infant and under-five mortality rates but is way behind in achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets said a new report released by the union health ministry.

Experts give guarded welcome to health measures in budget

DelhiKolkata Feb 29 Experts on Monday gave a qualified welcome to the national dialysis programme and new drug stores proposed in budget 2016-17 but said the dual disease burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases remains unaddressed.

Maharashtra CM Salman Khan launch medical aid fund

Mumbai May 20 Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Friday launched a Rural Medical Aid Fund here with an aim to extend proper medicare for the poor.

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