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Swiss young men's semen quality in 'critical state'
London, May 22 (IANS) Most young men in Switzerland have poor semen quality, a key determinant of male fertility, reveals a new study. Only 38 per cent of the Swiss men have semen values above the norms set by World Health Organisation (WHO) for fertile men, says the study published in the journal Andrology.
2019-05-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
21K US women ordered abortion pills online in 6 months
London, May 22 (IANS) As many as 21,000 US women ordered abortion pills online in the past six months (between October 2018 and March 2019), according to figures revealed by Aid Access, a charity.
2019-05-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Longevity, welness the secret of a long life
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Longevity along with wellness is a process of moving towards a higher equilibrium of physical, mental and emotional well-being to lead a long and fulfilled life, while preventing disease, says a new book by Sujata Kelkar Shetty, a trained biological scientist.
2019-05-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Art/Culture/Books
Air pollution raises anxiety, depression risks in kids
New York, May 22 (IANS) A new evidence suggests air pollution is not just associated with asthma and respiratory diseases, but may also impact metabolic and neurological development of children, putting them at an increased risk of anxiety and depression, says a study.
2019-05-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Menstruation should be celebrated as basic requirement'
Agra, May 21 (IANS) Hindu scholar and author Nithin Sridhar says menstruation should not be considered shameful but should be celebrated as a basic requirement of womanhood, as an integral dimension of feminineness.
2019-05-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Soy food cuts fracture risks in breast cancer survivors
New York, May 21 (IANS) Eating soy-rich food can decrease the risk of bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors, suggests a new study. The higher soy intake was linked to 77 per cent reduced risk of osteoporotic fractures in younger women, the study showed.
2019-05-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Heart disease risks in overweight, obese kids similar
Rio de Janeiro, May 21 (IANS) Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of developing heart disorders, say researchers.
2019-05-21
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Dental care helps drug abuse patients recover: Study
New York, May 20 (IANS) Oral health care not only helps drug abuse patients recover physically but also improves their quality of life, suggests a new study.
2019-05-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Sepsis subtypes identified, different remedies stressed
New York, May 20 (IANS) Sepsis is not a single syndrome but multiple distinct conditions much like cancer, suggest researchers.
2019-05-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Drinking coffee does improve bowel movement
San Diego, May 20 (IANS) Drinking coffee keeps the bowels moving because it changes gut bacteria and improves ability of intestines to contract, find researchers.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
US abortion row: Trump says he's pro-life
Washington, May 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than what was recently passed by Alabamas Republican state government and said he is "pro-life".
2019-05-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics
Wearable patch can cool you down on hot summer day
San Francisco, May 19 (IANS) A team of US engineers has developed a wearable patch that could provide personalized cooling and heating at home, work or on the go.
2019-05-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Polling official dies in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur, May 19 (IANS) An official on election duty died inside a polling booth on Sunday in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Poll Trivia,Politics
China reports nearly 1 mn cases of occupational diseases
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) China reported over 970,000 cases of occupational diseases by the end of 2018 of which 90 per cent cases were pneumoconiosis.
2019-05-18
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Cartels and collusion - will the cycle ever stop? (Column: Active Voice)
The Indian pharmaceutical industry has become almost synonymous with the US regulatory authorities.
2019-05-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Bullied at workplace? It can change behaviour for worse
London, May 17 (IANS) If you are bullied at the workplace, it may lead to counterproductive behaviour besides harming your health, warn researchers.
2019-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Your genes decide whether you will own a dog or not
London, May 17 (IANS) The choice of getting a dog at home is heavily influenced by an individual's genetic make-up, says a study, suggesting that genetic variation explains more than half of the variation in dog ownership.
2019-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pune doctor gets 3-year RI for illegal sex tests
Pune (Maharashtra), May 14 (IANS) A Pune court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent woman doctor to three-year rigorous imprisonment (RI) and awarded Rs 10,000 fine for performing illegal sex determination tests.
2019-05-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
NIN's unscientific report on Akshaya Patra food flayed
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Civil society activists and NGOs on Monday demanded that the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) withdraw its report approving the nutritional value of food supplied by the Akshaya Patra Foundation as part of the mid-day meals scheme without proper scientific assessment.
2019-05-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Political controversies affect bullying in youths
New York, May 13 (IANS) Heated political discourse over proposed laws involving marginalised groups, such as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, can contribute to an increase in bullying linked to students' identity in schools, says a study.
2019-05-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Shooter Dadi's condition stable, says AIIMS doctor
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The condition of Chandro Tomar, popularly known as "Shooter Dadi", who is undergoing treatment at AIIMS, is stable and the octogenarian has now been shifted to a private ward, a doctor said on Saturday.
2019-05-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Sports
Patient killed in Jaipur hospital blaze: Family
Jaipur, May 10 (IANS) A patient was killed after a massive blaze broke out at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital here on Friday, her family said.
2019-05-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Biocon drug gets commercial rights to global markets
Bengaluru, May 8 (IANS) Biotech major Biocon drug Hulio's commercialisation rights have been extended to global markets from Europe, said the biotech major on Wednesday.
2019-05-08
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Staying active in midlife may depend on mental wellbeing
London, May 5 (IANS) Staying physically active in midlife depends a lot on your overall satisfaction with life or mental wellbeing a decade earlier, not just your physical health, suggests new research.
2019-05-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gambhir invites Afridi for psycho analysis in India
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been making headlines ever since his autobiography "Game Changer" released. Be it his views on Kashmir or "age" revelation, Afridi has created quite a stir.
2019-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Health/Medicine,Cricket
Reducing dirty fuels can help India curb air pollution
New York, May 3 (IANS) Mitigating the use of household fuels could reduce air pollution-related deaths in India by approximately 13 per cent, which is equivalent to saving about 270,000 lives a year, an India-US joint study has stressed.
2019-05-03
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
First bird flu death reported in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) A 21-year-old youth infected with the Influenza A virus subtype H5N1, popularly known as bird flu, has died here, becoming the first case of bird flu death in Nepal, the government informed on Friday.
2019-05-03
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
UNGA president praises India's war on plastic pollution
United Nations, May 1 (IANS) General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces has praised India's war on plastic pollution.
2019-05-01
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Cancer-stricken village near nuclear test site cries for help
Jaipur, April 30 (IANS) Close to the India-Pakistan border near Rajasthan's Pokhran lies a village named Khartoli where residents are slowly succumbing to cancer, perhaps paying the price for the two nuclear tests conducted in its vicinity. However, none of the officials concerned have so far paid attention to their health travails.
2019-04-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
HC rejects plea for PMJAY's implementation in Delhi
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking direction to the state government for implementation of the Ayushman Bharat scheme in the national capital.
2019-04-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
MoU to facilitate regulatory process for biosimilars
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research's constituent laboratory, the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB), Hyderabad, and the Indian Pharmacopeia Commission (IPC), Ghaziabad, have joined hands to facilitate the regulatory process for biosimilars and herbal drugs, as per a statement here on Sunday.
2019-04-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
SC stays judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the probe by the Judicial Commission constituted by Tamil Nadu government to inquire into the death of former Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
2019-04-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Biocon net up 64% quarterly, soars 143% yearly
Bengaluru, April 25 (IANS) Biotech major Biocon Ltd on Thursday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 214 crore for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering 64 per cent annual growth from Rs 130 crore in the same period a year ago.
2019-04-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Bangladesh court seeks mobile towers radiation report
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) A Bangladesh court has directed the country's telecom regulator to submit a report on the impact of radiation from tens of thousands of mobile phone towers.
2019-04-25
Category: International, Bangladesh,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Technology
Drugs show promise in stroke, dementia prevention
London, April 25 (IANS) Two drugs, in use for treating heart disease and angina, have shown promise in an early trial in preventing stroke and dementia caused by damage to small blood vessels in the brain.
2019-04-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Just 16-minute sleep loss daily can hamper your job
New York, April 24 (IANS) Losing just 16 minutes of sleep during working days can greatly hamper your performance at the workplace, say researchers.
2019-04-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian women at high death risk from diabetes: Study
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia - led by India and China -- and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death especially among women and middle-aged people, a significant study has found.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Cancer patients more likely to use marijuana: Study
New York, April 22 (IANS) Many cancer patients use marijuana and its usage has increased, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal CANCER, indicate 40.3 per cent cancer patients used marijuana within the past year, compared with 38 per cent of respondents without cancer.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Mental Hai Kya?' draws psychiatrists' ire
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The film industry must exercise caution and be more sensitive in its messaging, irate psychiatrists have said in reference to the title and posters of the upcoming Hindi film "Mental Hai Kya?", featuring popular actors Rajkummar Rao and Kangana Ranaut.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Bollywood,National
Couple refuse newborn girl, DNA tests call their bluff
Dehradun, April 19 (IANS) More than a month after a couple in Uttarakhand refused to accept a newborn girl as their own, insisting that a boy was born to them, DNA tests ended the suspense proving beyond doubt that the baby belongs to them only.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
New AI system may help detect prostate cancer
New York, April 17 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system to help radiologists improve their ability to diagnose prostate cancer.
2019-04-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Thus tiny cell is good news for cancer survivors (Health Feature)
Bengaluru, April 17 (IANS) A scientist at the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH) in Mumbai -- an institute under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) -- says a new type of stem cell identified by her team can help restore fertility in men and women who have undergone treatment for cancer.
2019-04-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
NYC declares health emergency due to measles outbreak
New York, April 17 (IANS) After an outbreak of measles in parts of the city attributed to many people in those areas who refused to get vaccinated believing in unscientific rumours, New York City has declared a health emergency.
2019-04-17
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Novel app may predict hernia risk after abdominal surgery
New York, April 14 (IANS) Researchers have created an app that may predict the likelihood of developing an incisional hernia following an abdominal surgery, using Big Data analytics to potentially help address a problem effects one out of every eight of these surgical patients.
2019-04-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Taking short breaks may help learn new skills better
New York, April 13 (IANS) If you are in a process of learning new skills, then taking short breaks in between may help you grasp it better, say researchers.
2019-04-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Men act less interested in sex than they really are
London, April 13 (IANS) Men sometimes act way less interested in sex than they really are, perhaps because of the assumption that giving an impression of wanting to have sex with anyone, anytime, is definitely not what most women are looking for, suggests new research.
2019-04-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Prostate medicines linked to Type-2 diabetes
London, April 12 (IANS) Medicines prescribed to reduce the symptoms of prostate diseases increase the likelihood of developing Type-2 diabetes.
2019-04-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tripura medical staff threatens mass resignation
Agartala, April 12 (IANS) Doctors and staff at government hospitals in Tripura on Friday threatened to resign en-masse demanding action against people who thrashed a surgeon at the Indira Gandhi Memorial (IGM) Hospital here.
2019-04-12
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Car pollution caused asthma in 350,000 Indian kids
New York, April 11 (IANS) Traffic pollution caused asthma among 350,000 children in India, the second largest after China, in 2015, finds a Lancet study that analysed 194 countries.
2019-04-11
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Haryana's cancer village awaits state attention
Nuh, April 10 (IANS) Abdul Razzaq died of lung cancer last May. He was the fourth victim of cancer from a family that hails from Sakras village in Haryana's most backward district, Nuh.
2019-04-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society