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  • Menstrual Hygiene Campaign Transforms Lives in Rural Bengal By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    MENSTRUAL HYGIENE CAMPAIGN TRANSFORMS LIVES IN RURAL BENGAL

    Menstrual hygiene campaign has changed many lives in rural Bengal. In India, menstruation is always a taboo, because of the myths and...

  • New Study Paves the Way for Future Test to Identify Drowsy Drivers By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    NEW STUDY PAVES THE WAY FOR FUTURE TEST TO IDENTIFY DROWSY DRIVERS

    New blood test can identify if a person is sleep deprived or not which may help prevent car or plane crashes that result from drowsy...

    Sleep
  • Gender, Race May Play a Key Role in Breast Cancer Screening By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    GENDER, RACE MAY PLAY A KEY ROLE IN BREAST CANCER SCREENING

    Gender and race may influence how black women deal with barriers to breast cancer screening, reveals a new study.

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • Children of Mothers Who Use Marijuana are More Likely to Try it at a Younger Age By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    CHILDREN OF MOTHERS WHO USE MARIJUANA ARE MORE LIKELY TO TRY IT AT A YOUNGER AGE

    Children are more likely to use drugs at an earlier stage if their mothers use marijuana, finds a new study.

    Drugs
  • Cinderella Effect Debunked: Are Stepfathers More Dangerous Than Biological Fathers? By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    CINDERELLA EFFECT DEBUNKED: ARE STEPFATHERS MORE DANGEROUS THAN BIOLOGICAL FATHERS?

    New study highlights that very few stepparents pose a threat to their children. Younger fathers are more likely to abuse or kill their...

  • Place Where Older People Live Before Hospitalization may Influence Readmission Risk By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    PLACE WHERE OLDER PEOPLE LIVE BEFORE HOSPITALIZATION MAY INFLUENCE READMISSION RISK

    New study highlights where people live before hospitalization may influence discharge planning and reducing hospital-readmission risk.

    Plan, Hospital
  • Exercising Moderately Decreases Severity of Stroke By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    EXERCISING MODERATELY DECREASES SEVERITY OF STROKE

    Stroke attacks are milder in people who have exercised moderately before its occurrence compared to those who have not exercised at...

    Stroke
  • Alarmingly Low Public Awareness of Urological Conditions Found Across Europe By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    ALARMINGLY LOW PUBLIC AWARENESS OF UROLOGICAL CONDITIONS FOUND ACROSS EUROPE

    Public awareness about urological conditions is found to be alarmingly low across Europe.

    Urology
  • Overweight, Obese Pregnant Women Can Safely Control Weight Gain By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    OVERWEIGHT, OBESE PREGNANT WOMEN CAN SAFELY CONTROL WEIGHT GAIN

    Pregnant women who are obese or overweight can reduce calories and control weight gain with proper nutrition guidance. Maintaining...

    Pregnant, Child, Overweight, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Obesity
  • LGBT Community Has Poorer Mental Health Outcomes: Study By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    LGBT COMMUNITY HAS POORER MENTAL HEALTH OUTCOMES: STUDY

    LGBT community has more number of poor mental health days than the general population, finds a new study

  • Playing Golf May Help You Live Longer By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    PLAYING GOLF MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER

    Playing golf not only promotes your mental and physical well-being but also add years to your life, finds a new study.

  • Afghanistan Launches 5-day Polio Vaccination Drive By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    AFGHANISTAN LAUNCHES 5-DAY POLIO VACCINATION DRIVE

    A five-day polio vaccination drive has been launched in Afghanistan, especially in some of the country's most high-risk provinces by...

    Vaccination
  • Delhi Hospital Saves Iraqi Girl with Rare Spinal Disease By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    DELHI HOSPITAL SAVES IRAQI GIRL WITH RARE SPINAL DISEASE

    Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi successfully treated a 19-year-old Iraqi girl with a rare spinal disease.

    Hospital
  • Ayushman Bharat Healthcare Scheme to Benefit 15.50 Lakh Families in Haryana By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    AYUSHMAN BHARAT HEALTHCARE SCHEME TO BENEFIT 15.50 LAKH FAMILIES IN HARYANA

    Haryana CM Khattar launches Ayushman Bharat health scheme in Haryana, India. Ayushman Bharat -Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana which...

    Regard
  • Seven Percent Decline in HIV Diagnoses in Australia By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    SEVEN PERCENT DECLINE IN HIV DIAGNOSES IN AUSTRALIA

    In Australia, there has been seven percent decline in HIV diagnoses in the last five years. The declines were due to higher coverage...

  • Sexuality Among People With Dementia and Other Cognitive Problems By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    SEXUALITY AMONG PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA AND OTHER COGNITIVE PROBLEMS

    Women with lower cognitive scores were less likely than men with lower cognitive scores to have intimate partners, found study.

  • Lyme Disease: Fresh Insights By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    LYME DISEASE: FRESH INSIGHTS

    Scientists used mice to study the transmission of bacteria by ticks infected with various European and North American species of Borrelia...

  • Protective Role of Mitochondrial Peptide Humanin Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    PROTECTIVE ROLE OF MITOCHONDRIAL PEPTIDE HUMANIN DISCOVERED

    A decrease in circulating levels of humanin could lead to an increase in several different diseases of aging, particularly in dementia.

  • DNA Vaccine: New Hope for HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    DNA VACCINE: NEW HOPE FOR HPV-RELATED HEAD AND NECK CANCER

    A therapeutic vaccine MEDI0457 can boost antibodies and T cells, helping them infiltrate tumors and fight off human papillomavirus...

    Vaccination, Tumors, Cancer
  • New Nanoplatform Technology Offers Hope in Treating Drug-resistant Renal Cell Carcinoma By Medindia Health   -   Sep 24, 2018

    NEW NANOPLATFORM TECHNOLOGY OFFERS HOPE IN TREATING DRUG-RESISTANT RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

    The tumor hypoxia directed nanoparticle used in conjunction with the FDA-approved renal cell carcinoma treatment, Sorafenib had positive...

    Tumors, Drugs