• Man lives with bullet lodged in his heart for TWO MONTHS
  • Ebola cases may hit 1.4 mn mark by January 2015, warns CDC
  • 7 tips to be more energetic
  • Five health benefits of rope skipping
  • Dr M R Rajagopal selected for international award
  • Man lives with bullet lodged in his heart for TWO MONTHS

    Man lives with bullet lodged in his heart for TWO MONTHS

    An Indian man survived for two months with a bullet lodged just in his heart after walking in on a bank robbery. Bharat Sharma, from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, northern India was shot on July 22 as thieves targeted his local bank. As the 32-year-old tried to deposit a number […]

  • Ebola cases may hit 1.4 mn mark by January 2015, warns CDC

    Ebola cases may hit 1.4 mn mark by January 2015, warns CDC

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reportedly predicted that the number of Ebola cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone could rise to between 550,000 and 1.4 million by January if there are no “additional interventions or changes in community behavior.” The prediction was made in a report released […]

  • 7 tips to be more energetic

    7 tips to be more energetic

    Do you feel drained out and completely exhausted during the day no matter what you do? Sometimes, it’s just the simple lack of energy that could be causing exhaustion and the over-tired feeling. All you need to do to correct the problem and keep your energy levels high is follow […]

  • Five health benefits of rope skipping

    Five health benefits of rope skipping

    Skipping is one of the simplest, easiest and zero-cost workouts. It can be done anytime, anywhere even in the comfort and convenience of your home. Besides being an effective aerobic exercise it is fun too.So grab that rope and give it a shot. The following reasons are sure to motivate […]

  • Dr M R Rajagopal selected for international award

    Dr M R Rajagopal selected for international award

    Dr M R Rajagopal, a leading palliative care physician from India who, for more than 20 years, has battled conditions that cause patients to suffer severe pain unnecessarily, has been selected as one of the four 2014 recipients of the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism, Human Rights Watch […]

 

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Man lives with bullet lodged in his heart for TWO MONTHS

Man lives with bullet lodged in his heart for TWO MONTHS

An Indian man survived for two months with a bullet lodged just in his heart after walking in on a bank robbery. Bharat Sharma, from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, northern India was shot on July 22 as thieves targeted his local bank. As the 32-year-old tried to deposit a number […]

 
 

For Varicose Veins, Laser Treatment Is Best

For Varicose Veins, Laser Treatment Is Best

When treating varicose veins, laser therapy remains the best option, a new study says. Researchers in the study examined 798 participants who had varicose veins and were treated at 11 vascular surgery centers in the United Kingdom, between November 2008 and October 2012. The participants underwent one of three types […]

 
 

Stressed? Walk outdoor to boost spirit

Stressed? Walk outdoor to boost spirit

Group nature walks are linked with significantly lower depression, less perceived stress and enhanced mental health and well-being, the findings showed. The researchers found that people who had recently experienced stressful life events like a serious illness, death of a loved one, marital separation or unemployment especially saw a mood […]

 
 

Baby babbling linked to hearing ability

Baby babbling linked to hearing ability

The reason why the amount of vocalisations often differ between hearing and deaf infants is that vocalisations are primarily motivated by their ability to hear their own babbling, the findings showed. The researchers also found that cochlear implants can help infants with profound hearing loss to correct their hearing. Cochlear […]

 
 

Benefits of statins slightly outweigh diabetes risk

Benefits of statins slightly outweigh diabetes risk

“Statins increase risk of diabetes, but benefits are still worth it, say experts”. A large study found the medication lead to a modest increase in weight and subsequent diabetes risk. The authors report that these risks were more than offset by the reduction in cardiovascular disease, but these results were […]

 
 

Ebola cases may hit 1.4 mn mark by January 2015, warns CDC

Ebola cases may hit 1.4 mn mark by January 2015, warns CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reportedly predicted that the number of Ebola cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone could rise to between 550,000 and 1.4 million by January if there are no “additional interventions or changes in community behavior.” The prediction was made in a report released […]

 
 

New type of brain cell discovered

New type of brain cell discovered

Researchers have discovered a strange new type of brain cell that sends signals by bypassing the cell body altogether. Neurons come in different shapes and sizes but the basic blueprint consists of a cell body, from which protrudes spindly appendages called dendrites and axons. Dendrites are branchlike structures that receive […]

 
 

7 tips to be more energetic

7 tips to be more energetic

Do you feel drained out and completely exhausted during the day no matter what you do? Sometimes, it’s just the simple lack of energy that could be causing exhaustion and the over-tired feeling. All you need to do to correct the problem and keep your energy levels high is follow […]

 
 

Smoking can cause urologic diseases: Experts

Smoking can cause urologic diseases: Experts

Cigarette smoking can lead to a number of urological diseases and only a few people are aware of this, experts have warned. According to the Association of Austrian Urologists, smoking can also cause reduced fertility, impotence, and bladder carcinoma. A recent survey carried out by the association found that few […]

 
 

Proper iron intake must to save babies from autism

Proper iron intake must to save babies from autism

A new study has linked low iron intake with a five-fold greater risk of autism in children if the mother was 35 or older at the time of the child’s birth or if she suffered from metabolic conditions such as obesity, hyper-tension or diabetes. Mothers of children with autism are […]

 
 
 
 

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