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Body odour may help identify malaria: study

Body odour may help identify malaria: study

Changes in the body odour may help identify people infected with malaria, even when they show no symptoms of the disease, a study has found. Blood tests do not necessarily pick up infection with the plasmodium parasite, especially at low parasite densities, according to the study published in the journal ...

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Kissing can cause herpes – Times of India

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MELBOURNE: If you think a kiss is just a kiss, you might want to think again, for the simple pleasure now comes with a health warning-it can cause herpes. The Australian Herpes Management Forum, which is to start an awareness campaign, has warned that a kiss is a major transmitter ...

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Family time healthy time

Family time  healthy time

International Day of Families is celebrated on May 15, highlighting the importance of health and nutrition for the family. Despite our busy schedules, doing a little extra for our loved ones to ensure they are hale and hearty is of utmost importance. Our celebrities too have hectic lifestyles, but despite ...

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Eat yogurt ‘appetizer’ to cut down chronic inflammation risk

Eat yogurt

Relishing yogurt as an “appetizer” may help reduce chronic inflammation — a key factor associated with bowel disease, arthritis and asthma as well as cardiometabolic diseases, finds a study.   The findings showed that yogurt may help reduce inflammation by improving the integrity of the intestinal lining, thus preventing endotoxins ...

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Hysterectomy through belly button leaves no scars

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LONDON: In a surgical feat, doctors have operated on a woman which they claim is the first hysterectomy in Europe through a tiny incision in her belly button, leaving no visible outward scars.The technique, known as single incision laparoscopic surgery, is the latest development in keyhole surgery where the instruments ...

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Food microwaved in plastic containers can put you at greater risk of infertility, diabetes, obesity and cancer as per recent studies. Heating plastic containers in the microwave releases 95% of all chemicals, which could lead to high blood pressure, affect fertility, and damage functioning of the brain. Source link

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Drug to treat bleeding may benefit some stroke patients: Study

Drug to treat bleeding may benefit some stroke patients: Study

A drug, currently used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth, may benefit patients with stroke caused by bleeding in the brain — intracerebral haemorrhage, a clinical trial suggests. Intracerebral haemorrhage occurs when a diseased blood vessel within the brain bursts, allowing blood to leak inside ...

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Now just pop a pill to stop blood clots

Now just pop a pill to stop blood clots

Washington: Blood clots can now be stopped easily and without needles, says a new study. Known as deep-vein thrombosis, blood clots affect the large veins in the lower leg and thigh. They are responsible for killing hundreds of people worldwide, esp. after joint replacement surgery. If the clot breaks free ...

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Alia Bhatt shows how a bold colour like yellow isn’t so risky after all | fashion and trends

These Alia Bhatt looks prove that when it comes to a bold colour like yellow, simplicity is key. (Instagram)

Yellow might not be easy. But stars — like Kangana Ranaut in Dior and Neha Dhupia in a Shantanu-Nikhil floor-sweeper — are flocking to the hue. And even more importantly, are getting it right. Unsurprisingly then, at a party thrown to celebrate the success of her film Raazi in Mumbai ...

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Food microwaved in plastic containers can put you at greater risk of infertility, diabetes, obesity and cancer as per recent studies. Heating plastic containers in the microwave releases 95% of all chemicals, which could lead to high blood pressure, affect fertility, and damage functioning of the brain. Source link

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