• First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start
  • Health Benefits of Corn
  • ‘Dead’ man rescued 2 hours later when family notices body bag moving
  • Doctors remove skeleton of baby left inside mother for 36 years
  • BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses
  • First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

    First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

    The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health will sponsor the first trial of the vaccine, one of several being developed against Ebola. It’s fast-tracked the testing because […]

  • Health Benefits of Corn

    Health Benefits of Corn

    Health benefits of corn include controlling diabetes, prevention of heart ailments, lowering hypertension and prevention of neural-tube defects at birth. Corn or maize is one of the most popular cereals in the world and forms the staple food in many countries, including the United States and many African countries. The […]

  • ‘Dead’ man rescued 2 hours later when family notices body bag moving

    ‘Dead’ man rescued 2 hours later when family notices body bag moving

    A 54-year-old Brazilian man may be suffering from terminal cancer, but the docs got it wrong when they told his family he’d died of respiratory failure and multiple organ failure Saturday night. Two hours later, when family members went to the morgue to dress Valdelucio de Oliveira Goncalves’ body, they […]

  • Doctors remove skeleton of baby left inside mother for 36 years

    Doctors remove skeleton of baby left inside mother for 36 years

    Jyoti Kumar went to the doctor after she started experiencing constant abdominal pain—and experts in the Indian city of Nagpur discovered the cause was a baby skeleton that had been inside her for 38 years. Jyoti Kumar, 62, had an ectopic pregnancy when she was 24, and was told the […]

  • BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses

    BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses

    World-renowned yoga guru BKS Iyengar, the founder of Iyengar Yoga, passed away at a hospital in Pune on Wednesday morning. Iyengar was 95 years old. The internationally-acclaimed yoga guru introduced Iyengar Yoga to the world. It is a form of Hatha Yoga which lays emphasis on physical alignment of the […]

 

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Women at greater stroke risk from resistant hyper-tension

Women at greater stroke risk from resistant hyper-tension

Resistant hypertension increases the risk of stroke by 35 per cent in women and 20 per cent in elderly patients, according to new research. The findings presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Barcelona by Dr Kuo-Yang Wang from Taiwan suggest that gender and age should be […]

 
 

Wine good for your heart only if you exercise

Wine good for your heart only if you exercise

If you think moderate wine drinking can protect against cardio-vascular diseases (CVDs), you are probably right: Just mix daily exercise to it. Earlier studies have found that red and white wine increases levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), the “good” cholesterol. “We found that moderate wine drinking was only protective in […]

 
 

Research reveals how Ebola virus blocks immune system

Research reveals how Ebola virus blocks immune system

The Ebola virus, in the midst of its biggest outbreak on record, is a master at evading the body’s immune system. But researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and elsewhere have learned one way the virus dodges the body’s antiviral defenses, providing important insight that could […]

 
 

Nigeria to get Japanese drug for Ebola treatment

Nigeria to get Japanese drug for Ebola treatment

Nigeria will soon get a Japanese drug to treat Ebola, the country’s Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said on Monday. The drug named Favipiravir and developed by a subsidiary of Fujifilm Holdings in Japan, could be delivered any time soon in Nigeria, Xinhua quoted Chukwu as telling reporters here. Apart from […]

 
 

Healthy breakfast for losing weight

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Five powerful health benefits of eating pomegranate!

Five powerful health benefits of eating pomegranate!

Years ago pomegranates were considered exotic. Like Mandarin oranges they were precious imports brought over on ships for a once-a-year treat at Christmas. But in recent years, as you might have noticed, the pomegranate has been designated a “superfood” (foods with the highest nutritional values). And it truly is super […]

 
 

Fat kids are more likely to have high BP

Fat kids are more likely to have high BP

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Experimental heart failure drug shows promise, study says

Experimental heart failure drug shows promise, study says

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent. Doctors say the Novartis drug — which doesn’t have a name yet — seems like […]

 
 

Consuming fruits regularly almost halves heart disease risk

Consuming fruits regularly almost halves heart disease risk

A new study has suggested that eating fruits on a daily basis minimizes the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) up to 40 percent. The study presented at ESC Congress observed that that the more fruit people ate, the more their risk of CVD declined. Dr Du said that CVD, including […]

 
 
 
 

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