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New Delhi: The number of cesarean deliveries or C-Section surgeries have increased in the country, which is a matter of concern for all, Health Minister JP Nadda said on Friday. "C-Section (surgeries) have increased, specially in private institutes. It is...
Bengaluru: In a major step towards developing new therapeutic approaches to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a study by Indian scientists has gained insights into how a single instance of severe stress can lead to delayed and long-term psychological trauma. A...
New York: Prolonged sleep disturbances similar to that seen in jet lag or shift work may be increase the risk for bone loss, a new study has found. Researchers including those from University of Colorado in the US made study...
When little kids need to get a painful injection, music therapy can help them get through the procedure, a new study suggests. Children who received music therapy during a routine immunization visit were less stressed and better able to cope...
The Narendra Modi government is "conscious" of the need to provide universal health coverage and steps are being taken to increase the number of health insurance schemes, parliament was told on Friday. "We are conscious. We are increasing the number...
Shimla: After the Supreme Court imposed a ban on sale of liquor within 500 metres of a highway, that came into force on April 1, many owners started to shift shops near or inside residential areas and has thus...
Dr Mithu Alur, who founded the Spastic Society of India, was unaware of the challenges of bringing up a differently-abled child. It was a life challenging event that, half a century later, continues to define her mission of providing her...
London: Gut microorganisms can interfere with human physiology by modulating the levels of serotonin - a neurotransmitter which carries messages to the brain, a new study suggests. The finding could shed new light on the complex community of trillions of...
Mumbai:  A mobile phone app is the latest tool for campaigners seeking to end child marriage in Bihar, where nearly two-thirds of girls in some of its rural areas are married before the legal age of 18. The app, Bandhan...
Bhubaneswar: The Voice for Child Rights in Odisha (VCRO), in collaboration with Child Rights and You (CRY), a leading child rights organisation, launched a campaign to address the issue of child health and malnutrition in five tribal districts of...

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