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One in every nine men faces risk of sudden cardiac death

New York, July 3 Nearly one in every nine men and about one in 30 women are at risk of experiencing sudden cardiac death, most before the age 70, finds a study.

Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

London, Oct 2 Excessive sugar consumption -- specifically the sugar fructose such as in soda -- has been linked to a rise in metabolic disease worldwide, a study has found.

Jayalalithaa’s condition stable

Chennai, Sep 23 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa's condition was stable and currently under observation, said hospital authorities here on Friday.

Rare conjoined twins born in Mumbai hospital

Mumbai, July 28 In a rare case, a woman gave birth to conjoined twins, having two fully developed heads joined from above the chest and three arms, including a third arm protruding from the back, a doctor said.

500 orthopaedics discuss tackling ankle-foot injuries

New Delhi Feb 13 Over 500 orthopaedics participated in a conference here aimed at improving medical treatment for ankle and foot injuries in India.

Australian firm to open 50 centres to train nurses

Thiruvananthapuram Dec 15 Health Careers International (HCI) an Australian provider of education on Tuesday said it would open 50 centres in India starting with Kerala to train nurses.

Rapid BP drop in middle age linked to dementia later

New York, March 11 Middle-aged people who experience rapid drop in blood pressure often causing dizziness may be at an increased risk of developing cognitive decline and dementia 20 years later, a study said.

Brazil sees ‘flower power’ as weapon against Zika-carrying mosquito

Rio de Janeiro, June 4 With global attention focused on the Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries the Zika virus, researchers in Brazil are pursuing a way to battle the insect with flower power.

Nagaland to implement eHospital concept

Kohima, Oct 3 The Nagaland government has proposed to implement the eHospital concept in two of its major hospitals in order to ease their data and services management.

Lead exposure in mothers can affect offspring

New York Oct 4 Mothers with high levels of lead in their blood not only affect the foetal cells of their unborn children but also their grandchildren says a study.

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