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World Down Syndrome Day: Struggle for rights recognition and inclusivity continues

Our CorrespondentKohima, March 20 (EMN): World Down Syndrome Day is observed on March 21 to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome, which causes Down syndrome, and raise public awareness on the genetic disorder. T...

20 Mar 2020

Unite for Mouth Health

World Oral Health Day (WOHD)- World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated globally every year on 20 March. It is organized by FDI World Dental Federation and is the largest global awareness campaign on oral health. WOHD spreads messages about good ora...

19 Mar 2020

Fun Ways to Stay Healthy at Work

Puja Gupta | IANSlife In the corporate world, most of our days are spent sitting at our desks for a long period of time. It is hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle especially when it comes to balancing both work and good health together. Stuck in the...

15 Mar 2020

Mental Health Challenges Higher in Young Mothers — Study

Researchers have found that two out of three young mothers have at least one mental health issue. The study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found that teen mothers have a much higher prevalence of mental health challenges than mothers...

22 Feb 2020

What women need to know about cervical cancer

Our Reporter Dimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): India is the capital of cervical cancer where every seven minutes one Indian woman dies. According to the World Health Organisation 4 52,000 new cases are detected every year. This was informed by Dr. Mhasiseno T ...

20 Feb 2020

Coronavirus Can Stay Infectious on Surfaces For up to 9 Days

The novel coronavirus which has led to the death of over 700 people in China may stay infectious for up to nine days, researchers have warned. On average, they survive between four and five days, according to the study published in the Journal of Hos...

08 Feb 2020

One in 10 Indians will develop cancer — WHO

United Nations, Feb. 4 (PTI): India had an estimated 1.16 million new cancer cases in 2018, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), which said that one in 10 Indians will develop cancer during their lifetime and one in 15 will d...

04 Feb 2020

Master your lipstick game with these top tricks!

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANSlife) Lipstick is considered to be the statement makeup product for women since ages. Some tips and tricks from makeup experts at Revlon India can help you wear lipstick perfectly. Lip liner is a must If you are looking for a pe...

01 Feb 2020

Biryani, butter chicken most searched Indian food globally— Study

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANSlife) Chicken Biryani has turned out to be the most searched Indian food globally last year, with an average of 4.56 lakh searches each month, a new study reveals. Butter chicken, samosa, chicken tikka masala, dosa, tandoori chi...

01 Feb 2020

Exercise Intensity Influences Brain Function Differently

Researchers have found that low-intensity exercise triggers brain networks involved in cognition control and attention processing, while high-intensity exercise primarily activates networks involved in emotion processing. Using resting state function...

01 Feb 2020

Antibiotic-resistant Strep Throat Inches Closer to Reality

Scientists have discovered signs that the germ causing strep throat and flesh-eating disease may be moving closer to resistance to penicillin and other related antibiotics known as beta-lactams. In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Microbi...

01 Feb 2020

5% Cess on Medical Devices Imports May Raise Healthcare Cost

With Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday proposing a health cess of 5 per cent on imports of specified medical equipment to boost manufacturing in India, the cost of healthcare may increase for people until such equipment pieces are produ...

01 Feb 2020

Eating disorders linked to exercise addiction

London, Jan. 30 (IANS): Exercise addiction is nearly four times more common among people with an eating disorder, researchers have found. Exercise addiction was defined as having an obsessive approach to fitness that could have a negative impact on s...

30 Jan 2020

The bats return to trigger Novel Coronavirus outbreak— Lancet

Beijing/New York, Jan 30 (IANS) As millions around the world speculate about the real culprit behind the outbreak of deadly Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), researchers in a significant Lancet study have once again pointed fingers towards the infa...

30 Jan 2020

FAQ’s on Novel Corona Virus (2019-nCoV)

Q. What is 2019 Novel Coronavirus? A. 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or 2019-nCov, is a new virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. It is named novel as it has not been previously identified and new. Q: what is the source of 2019 Novel Coron...

29 Jan 2020

Overstyling your hair? Prevent hair damage with these tips

Hair can make or break your look, and who doesn’t want every day to be a good hair day? But, using excessive styling products can hair damage in the long run, even if they tame your mane temporarily. Praver Kachroo, founder and CEO, Evolvere Sa...

27 Jan 2020

Air Pollution Linked to Changes in Brain Structure in Kids

Exposure to high levels of traffic-related air pollution at age 1 may lead to structural changes in the brain at the age of 12 which can influence the development of various physical and mental processes, warns a study. The researchers found that chi...

25 Jan 2020

High-Protein Diets Clog Arteries, Up Heart Disease Risk

High-protein diets may help people lose weight and build muscle, but there is a downside to it a” a greater heart attack risk. Researchers now report that high-protein diets boost artery-clogging plaque. The research in mice showed that high-pr...

25 Jan 2020

Online Bullying More Horrifying, Leads to Depression in Youths

As researchers have found that cyber bullying amplifies symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people, health experts here also stressed that in some cases it can be far more horrifying than physical bullying. According to...

25 Jan 2020

Foundation hacks for a perfect face makeup

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS): A well-applied and even-toned foundation can be a game-changer for your overall, finished look. With some easy foundation hacks, you, too, can rock foundation application. Makeup experts at make-up brand Revlon suggest these...

25 Jan 2020

Dior collaborates with Chanakya School Of Craft

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS): Twenty-one embroidered panels were commissioned by Dior for its Spring Summer 2020 Haute Couture Fashion Show. Tha panels were commissioned by Maria Grazia Chiuri, Creative Director of Dior womens collections, in collaborati...

23 Jan 2020

Antibiotic resistance: scientists are reengineering viruses to cure bacterial infections

Manal Mohammed, University of Westminster and Andrew Millard, University of Leicester The world is in the midst of a global “superbug” crisis. Antibiotic resistance has been found in numerous common bacterial infections, including tuberculosis, g...

22 Jan 2020

Top 7 places to go Cheese tasting

Booking.com, one of the digital leaders in connecting travellers has populated some of the best destinations across the world to go cheese tasting. National Cheese Lover’s Day, yes there is such a thing, took place on the 20th of January. The d...

22 Jan 2020

Mount Abu – Rajasthan’s only hill station

Shona Adhikari  Though winter is still sending shivers to most, this is the perfect time to write about Mount Abu – Rajasthan’s only hill station. At this time of the year, the crisply cold weather is perfect for invigorating walks on ge...

22 Jan 2020

New T-cells killed all cancers without touching healthy cells

London, Jan 21 (IANS) Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a new type of killer T-cell that offers hope of a “one-size-fits-all” cancer therapy. These T-cells were shown, in the lab, to kill lung, skin, blood, colon, bre...

21 Jan 2020
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