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Black Death plague was spread by dirty humans, not rats: Study

Black Death, one of the worst pandemics in human that claimed millions of lives in Europe during the 12th Century, may have been spread by human fleas and body lice, rather than rats, a study suggests.

16 Jan 2018, 10:30 PM IST
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Improving diet quality can reduce genetic risk of weight gain

If you are genetically susceptible to obesity, you might want to stick to a healthy diet to prevent long term weight gain, suggests a study.
11 Jan 2018, 09:24 PM IST

Dealing with ‘Menopause’

Dr. Vimee Bindra is a Gynecologist and Consultant at Apollo Group of Hospital. She is also a prolific writer and has authored two well-known medical books. She has also won several
11 Jan 2018, 04:48 AM IST

Finding links between childhood abuse and depression in later life

A recent study provides insights on links between childhood abuse and depression in later life.
10 Jan 2018, 01:16 PM IST

Why some women ignore signs of Breast Cancer

Women who are less happy with the appearance of their breasts are less likely to check for signs of cancer, new research finds. 
09 Jan 2018, 05:58 PM IST

Buying Baby Products? Please consider these important Aspects

Gone are the days when new parents were clueless about essential baby care products and relied on age old home remedies and conventional times.
08 Jan 2018, 11:03 AM IST

Common birth control drug ups risk of HIV in women

  Women beware! A study has recently warned that a popular injectable contraceptive drug can increase the risk of HIV infection in women by 40 percent.
06 Jan 2018, 03:33 PM IST

Gaming Addiction Gets Mental Disorder Tag

Gaming disorder will be recognised as a mental health issue later this year following expert consensus over the addictive risks associated with playing electronic games, says WHO
06 Jan 2018, 10:59 AM IST

Majority of oral cancers can be prevented! Here's how

Oral cancer refers to the cancers that occur in the mouth, lips, tongue, cheeks, palate or throat and are among the most common forms of cancers in India. In fact, oral cancer is t
04 Jan 2018, 06:41 PM IST

Older Adults get more health conscious and Fitter!

With  people becoming more health conscious, fitness industry is increasingly focusing on older adults to help them enhance their quality of life and pursue their interests. 
03 Jan 2018, 01:00 PM IST

Science is made to supplicate to faith in the name of patriotism

It is always said that science has several questions but does not have clear answers and hence it always moves in search of answers but on the contrary, the religion has answers fo
02 Jan 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Alarming rise in Ankylosing Spondylitis amongst young Indian workforce

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), a condition often misunderstood as back pain, is not an age-related disease.
31 Dec 2017, 05:17 PM IST

Attention tea lovers! Drinking hot tea daily cuts the risk of Glaucoma

Here's another reason to drink another cup of hot tea at least once a day, asa study has said that it significantly lowers  the risk of glaucoma.
28 Dec 2017, 02:15 PM IST

Cancer: How it affects sexual functioning

A cancer diagnosis affects a person's sexual functioning, according to a research.
27 Dec 2017, 01:54 PM IST

Viral fever grips Chandrababu's Kuppam, people throng hospitals

Villages and mandals under Kuppam and Madanapalle revenue division are in grip of virulent fevers and diarrhoea as people continued to throng government hospital for treatment. Th
27 Dec 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Folic acid in pregnancy can up risk of allergies in kids

Mothers-to-be, take note! According to a study, taking folic acid in late pregnancy may increase the risk of allergies in children affected by growth restriction during pregnancy.
25 Dec 2017, 05:11 PM IST

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