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Several thousands infected with Chikungunya Several thousands infected with Chikungunya

Some 2,000 people, including children, have, so far, been infected with Chikungunya, sources at the Directorate of Health Services says Tuesday


Sri Lanka's worst-ever dengue outbreak kills 225   Sri Lanka's worst-ever dengue outbreak kills 225

The number of infections nationwide is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died


Protein key to common respiratory virus found Protein key to common respiratory virus found

By suppressing the immune response, the virus gives itself a better chance of surviving and multiplying, or in other words, of causing disease


90pc female quota for nursing admission stayed 90pc female quota for nursing admission stayed

The court also issues a rule asking the government to explain why the provision of 90 percent female quota should not be declared illegal


Slow walk may point to dementia: Study Slow walk may point to dementia: Study

Researchers determined that participants with a slowing gait and cognitive decline also experienced shrinkage of their right hippocampus


Rural people at risk for chikungunya: experts Rural people at risk for chikungunya: experts

Two species of mosquito -- aedes aegypti and aedes albopictus -- cause chikungunya diseases


Rural people at risk for chikungunya: experts Rural people at risk for chikungunya: experts

"Suspected chikungunya patients should visit nearby health complexes and hospitals to prevent outbreak of the disease," expert says


Mediterranean diet may cut colorectal cancer risk by 86% Mediterranean diet may cut colorectal cancer risk by 86%

A typical Mediterranean diet is defined as consumption levels above the group median for fruits, vegetables and legumes, nuts and seeds


Most docs lack time, compassion for patients Too little time for patients!

They also point out that some physicians do not attend the patients in a friendly and cordial manner, often affecting the patients–doctors relations


Aspirin may cut preeclampsia risk in pregnant women Aspirin may cut preeclampsia risk in pregnant women

Preeclampsia is a potentially dangerous pregnancy complication characterised by high blood pressure, swollen feet, ankles & face and severe headaches


Eating walnuts, salmon may help fight bowel cancer Eating walnuts, salmon may help fight bowel cancer

Consuming food rich in omega fatty acids such as salmon, walnuts and chia seeds may help boost chances of surviving bowel cancer


IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally-born babies: Study IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally-born babies: Study

The study also stated that due to the advancement of IVF a wider range of infertility problems have been resolved


Childhood asthma may increase the risk of heart failure: Research Childhood asthma may increase the risk of heart failure: Research

Individuals with a history of asthma from childhood may be at a greater risk of experiencing shortness of breath, chest pain, fainting & heart failure


Drinking non-cow's milk linked to lower height in children Drinking non-cow's milk linked to lower height in children

The study found that each daily cup of non-cow's milk consumed was associated with 0.4 centimeters lower height than average for a child's age


Too much Paracetamol may harm unborn boy Too much Paracetamol may harm unborn boy

Paracetamol is the pain-relieving substance found in the pills, actually damages the development of male behaviours

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