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Apollo Hospitals recently gave a new lease of life to a two-week-old girl child by performing a life-saving ductal stenting procedure in a very small baby weighing 1.19 kg. Source link

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Blurred vision may indicate retinal disease

Blurred vision may indicate retinal disease

People experiencing blurred vision or decreased colour sensitivity need to get their eyes checked as these seemingly minor problems may actually indicate retinal diseases that account for a significant share of the vision loss burden in the world, experts have warned. Retinal diseases often get underdiagnosed as people feel no ...

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India should trains its doctors in infectious diseases

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WASHINGTON: With India battling swine flu, an eminent Indian-American doctor has said it is the right time the government in the country accelerates process of training its doctors in infectious diseases or else it could be too late to bring the situation under control. With a country of a billion ...

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A new study has warned that smoking and alcohol consumption increase the lifetime risk of a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation which further leads to a stroke, dementia, heart failure, and other complications. Atrial fibrillation is emerging as a global epidemic and poses considerable socio-economic burden. Some ...

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Irregular heart rate, carotid disease may up dementia risk

Irregular heart rate, carotid disease may up dementia risk

Patients suffering from abnormal heart beat, also known as atrial fibrillation, and diagnosed with carotid artery disease could be at an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a research.   Blockages in the carotid artery, which gradually build up as people age, restrict blood flow to the brain.    ...

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A cot mattress that mimics the womb

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LONDON: It’s a dream come true for tired-out-moms – a revolutionary new cot mattress which mimics the sensation of the womb to keep babies happy at night. The Easidream mattress, invented by a British mother- of-six, Lynda Harding, has a series of inflatable pads which when placed under the existing ...

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a b c d OF DYSLEXIA

a b c d  OF DYSLEXIA

Dr Sapna Zarwal tells you how to navigate the challenges dyslexic children face during school years What is Dyslexia? How is it treated? When challenges are present, it is important for a child’s parents and teachers to work together to see what is causing the problem. If a child is ...

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In-womb air pollution exposure may up BP in childhood

In-womb air pollution exposure may up BP in childhood

Exposure of babies to high levels of air pollution in the womb may increase the risk of elevated blood pressure in childhood, according to a new study.   Fine particulate matter of 2.5 microns or less (PM2.5) is a form of air pollution produced by motor vehicles and the burning ...

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‘Havan’ for bacteria-free homes: Study

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LUCKNOW: Want to lead a healthy life and free your home from bacteria? Perform ‘havan’ at regular intervals. A study carried out by a team of scientists at National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) here has claimed that smoke emitted during havans reduces airborne bacteria to a large extent, minimising possibility ...

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Docyard | New scans for tumours

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Cancer is a major killer. It can affect any organ of the body. Some cancers are curable; others are controllable till nature takes its course. Some cancers were thought to be rare because there were no sensitive methods to detect them. Neuroendocrine cancers are such cancers. They occur in different ...

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