New Delhi: For the first 1,000 days after birth, that is, till about three years of age, an infant needs five times more nutrition. Failing to provide so may lead to impaired cognition that is irreversible in nature, the doctors...
London: For patients in the advanced stages of cancer, walking for at least 30 minutes thrice a week may boost a positive attitude towards their illness and improve their quality of life, new research claims. Despite growing evidence of significant health...
Kochi: In a first, a 20-month-old girl, weighing just seven kg, got a new lease of life after doctors performed a complex surgery where live-donor liver and kidney transplant took place simultaneously. This is the first time in the world...
New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said that Delhi residents can avail the facility of MRI, PET and CT scan tests for free at 21 private laboratories after showing referral letter from the selected 30 government hospitals. Mr...
Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Monday said that it would start monitoring the supplies and quality of mid-day meals provided to school students in the state. Education Minister Partha Chatterjee told the assembly that it had been reported that supplies...
New Delhi: UNESCO director Shigeru Aoyagi on Friday urged schools to teach Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs) to students so that they achieve them as they become policy or decision makers. Addressing a gathering of educationists and school principals from in and around...
London: Antibiotics may be an effective treatment for acute non-complicated appendicitis in children, instead of surgery, a study says. The condition, which causes the appendix -- a small organ attached to the large intestine -- to become inflamed due to a...
New Delhi: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said the National Regulatory Authority of India (NRA) and affiliated institutions meet the WHO Global Benchmarking Tool requirements for a functional vaccine regulatory system. Some of the affiliated institutions include the Central...
Raipur: More than eight lakh LPG connections have been distributed so far to the women from BPL families under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY) in Chhattisgarh, officials said. Secretary Food department Richa Sharma on Friday reviewed the development under 'Ujjwala scheme' during a meeting...
Nishu was 27 when she became pregnant with her son five years ago.  She was working with a start-up then. For a young employee like her, working in a start-up that was growing fast had been satisfying. Like other startups, her company offered unusual...

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