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Eating broccoli may lower prostate cancer risk


New York, March 17 (IANS) An increased consumption of cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, that are high in sulforaphane may lower the risk of developing prostate cancer, a study has claimed.Among men, prostate cancer is the second most frequent

Why casual sex is not so cool


London, March 17 (IANS) Does a one-night stand or romping without any commitment or emotional involvement sound interesting to you? If yes, please beware. Researchers have found that a liking for casual sex may land you in trouble.The researcher

Climate change is making people sick: US doctors


Washington: From rising levels of air pollution to increased water contamination and a widening range for disease-carrying mosquitoes, climate change is making people sick, a coalition of 11 US medical groups said today.Known as the Medical Soci


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New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the National Health Policy, official sources said.They said that the nod was given at the Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Health Minister J.P. Nadda is likely to make a statem

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New Delhi: Focusing on the hygiene now washrooms of south Delhi hotels, restaurants and eateries will turn into public toilets from April 2017. People willing to pay up to Rs 5 will get access to these facilities.According to a report in TOI, th

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New York, March 12: Marijuana use may lead to 26 per cent increase in the risk of stroke and a 10 per cent increase in the risk of developing heart failure, an Indian-origin researcher has found."Like all other drugs, whether they're pr

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New York, March 12: Children between age 3 and 7 who do not get enough sleep are more likely to have problems with attention, emotional control and peer relationships, says a study."We found that children who get an insufficient amount of sleep

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New Delhi: Under a Health Ministry programme, five healthcare ATMs have come up in four states — MP, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.  In hope of sweeping  away the massive shortage of doctors in the country these ATM

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New Delhi: The Delhi zoo, a popular spot among the young and the old, is losing its sheen as many of its enclosures have been lying empty following deaths of several animals in the recent past.The National Zoological Park's only monitor liza

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London, March 10 (IANS) Although age has been an important risk factor of breast cancer, a study said post-menopausal women who used a hormonal intrauterine device were at 52 per cent increased risk of the disease, when compared to those who use

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Shimla: After a long break, popular tourist resorts in Himachal Pradesh on Friday got fresh snow, pushing down the mercury by several notches.Hoteliers, however, cheered up in the hope that tourists will converge in large numbers during the thre

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Muzaffarnagar (UP):  Four aborted foetuses were found in a dustbin at Purkazi town in the district, police said today.A case has been registered against unidentified persons and the foetuses were sent for postmortem, they said. According to

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Mumbai, Mar 9: Eman Ahmed, the world's heaviest woman with a weight of 500 kg, has undergone a surgery at a hospital here after she was flown from Egypt for treatment last month.A team of doctors at Saifee hospital performed a laparoscopic sleeve

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New Delhi: Stock your kitchen with beetroot, henna and flowers to make chemical free Holi colours.Ishika Taneja, Executive Director of Bharti Taneja's ALPS Group, shares some tips to make herbal colours that you can play with during Holi:* O

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New Delhi: Indian actress Priyanka Chopra looked elegant in a body-hugging gown by designer label Ralph & Russo at the 89th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. And you can get her Oscars look with no hassle, says an expert.Shailesh Moolya, Na

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