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Money for life? Rs 10-lakh for family of dead AIIMS nurse


  New Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday said it will give Rs 10 lakh compensation to the next kin of a pregnant staff nurse who died earlier this month due to negligence by the doctors treating her."An amount

Rs 21 lakh for a new poop system!


Washington: NASA has awarded USD 30,000 to three winners for designing new human waste management systems that would let astronauts urinate and defecate inside their spacesuit for up to six days.The top award of USD 15,000 for the Space Poop Challeng

Chewing gum is dangerous


New York: Chronic exposure to a common food additive found in everything from chewing gum to bread can decrease the ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients and act as a barrier to pathogens, warns a study.Ingestion of the compound, known


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New Delhi: With long working hours in office, one ends up eating without a check on the quantity and this results in more intake of food. By eating slowly, choosing satisfying food and maintaining a food journal you can stay away from overeating.* So

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  London: Three of four young adults are likely to exhibit symptoms such as fidgeting and scratching of stress similar to those seen in people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), upon being separated from their smartphones, researchers s

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New York, Feb 20: Although a majority of parents agree with the importance of healthy diets during childhood, only a third are confident that they are doing a good job shaping their child's eating habits, a survey on children's health in the

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London, Feb 20 (IANS) Actor Harry Melling, best known for playing chubby Dudley Dursley in Harry Potter films, recently showed off weight loss at a movie premiere.Melling has everyone talking after hitting the red carpet looking different from D

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New Delhi, Feb 19: The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study. According to medical journal The Lancet, over a million Indians die every year due

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Mumbai: India has the potential to become a medical tourism hub and the Modi Government has taken several measures including making the health services affordable and accessible to all, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Sunday.The measures t

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Washington: Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have harvested the first crop of Chinese cabbage after spending nearly a month tending to the leafy greens, according to NASA.While the space station crew will get to eat some of the

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Toronto: Are you making the environment and water a bit too clean for your kids? Beware! You may be depriving them of the good microbes that may protect them against various illness, researchers warn.In a shocking revelation, Canadian researcher

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  Kolkata: An elderly terminally ill cancer patient jumped to death from the seventh floor of a private hospital in the satellite township of Salt Lake on Saturday, the hospital said."Dhruba Prasad Chattopadhyay, 75, slipped out of his room

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New Delhi:  Winter may be on its way out, but the common cold is pretty much the year-long companion. Changes in weather lowers the immunity and increases the susceptibility to catching a cold but with a few handy, home remedies, its easy t

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New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said that Delhi residents can avail the facility of MRI, PET and CT scan tests for free at 21 private laboratories after showing referral letter from the selected 30 government hospital

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Jaipur: A brain dead man on Saturday gave a new lease of life to three ailing persons with his liver and kidneys transplanted to patients at a government hospital here and heart to a patient in Delhi’s AIIMS.This was the first liver transp

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