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Eating tomatoes every day may reduce risk of skin cancer Eating tomatoes every day may reduce risk of skin cancer

Lycopene, the primary carotenoid in tomatoes, has been shown to be the most effective antioxidant of these pigments


Western diet may up risk of chronic liver inflammation in males Western diet may up risk of chronic liver inflammation in males

Males who regularly consume a western diet — high in fat and sugar — may be at risk of developing chronic inflammation of the liver


Blood test may help find early pancreatic cancer Blood test may help find early pancreatic cancer

Typically, pancreatic cancer is discovered when the tumors are too large to treat. Four in five patients die within a year of diagnosis


Use condom to prevent hard-to-treat gonorrhoea: WHO Use condom to prevent hard-to-treat gonorrhoea: WHO

Each year, an estimated 78 million people are infected with gonorrhoea which can infect the genitals, rectum, and throat


Sleep apnoea and diabetes might prove to be cause behind vision loss: study Sleep apnoea and diabetes might prove to be cause behind vision loss: study

Previous studies have shown a link between OSA and diabetic retinopathy


Hospitals to open help desks on chikungunya Hospitals to open help desks on chikungunya

State Minister for Health and Family Welfare says chikungunya has not spread in an epidemic form in the country as the disease is limited in capital


Poor sleep may point to onset of Alzheimer’s disease: study Poor sleep may point to onset of Alzheimer’s disease: study

There has no link between biological markers in the spinal fluid and obstructive sleep apnea


Experts blame lack of awareness for chikungunya outbreak Experts blame lack of awareness for chikungunya outbreak

As many as 566 people in the capital have been diagnosed with mosquito-borne chikungunya disease, according to Prof Flora


Sugar intake in pregnancy ups allergy, asthma risk in baby Sugar intake in pregnancy ups allergy, asthma risk in baby

The offspring’s free sugar intake in early childhood was found to have no association with the outcomes seen in the analysis


Digital devices blamed for dry eye problem among children Digital devices blamed for dry eye problem among children

The study also shows that children as young as eight can spend six hours a day in front of a screen


Oral sex spreading unstoppable bacteria Oral sex spreading dangerous gonorrhoea

Gonorrhoea is a very smart bug, the sexually transmitted infection is rapidly developing resistance to antibiotics


More poor patients to get cheaper dialysis facilities at kidney institute

More poor patients to get dialysis facilities at NIKDU

The service will be provided under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) with Indian healthcare company Sandor Medicaids, official concerned says


Childhood depression increases risk of adult addictions: Study Childhood depression increases risk of adult addictions: Study

The risk may depend on the specific type of anxiety disorder


3-D printed models to improve heart valve replacements 3-D printed models to improve heart valve replacements

The 3-D printed model also gives the doctors a quantitative method to evaluate how well a prosthetic valve can fit the patient and can prevent leakage


High-fat diet in pregnancy may increase risk of breast cancer: Study High-fat diet in pregnancy may increase risk of breast cancer: Study

It is believed that environmental and life-style factors, such as diet, plays a critical role in increasing human breast cancer risk

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