Imagine a tattoo-like thin wearable device that can store information and also deliver medicine - combining patient treatment and monitoring at one time? Researchers in the US have created an 'electronic skin' that can store and transmit data about a person’s movements, receive diagnostic information and release drugs into skin.The technology could aid patients with movement disorders such as …
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Teenagers with stronger muscles have a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes later in life, a study shows. Stronger kids also have lower body mass index (BMI), lower percent body fat, smaller waist circumferences and higher fitness levels. 'It is a widely-held belief that BMI, sedentary behaviours and low cardiovascular fitness levels are linked to diabetes, heart disease and stroke but our …
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An early treatment of heart-attack patients with a cheap drug holds promise to reduce health care expenditure to a great extent, researchers hope. A six-month follow-up data of a trial showed that patients who received this treatment during emergency transit to hospital had much smaller amounts of dead heart muscle than those randomly assigned to receive no treatment. The proportion of patients …
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Do you advance your clock to deal with the Monday morning blues? How you set your clock affects not only your work schedule, but also that of heart attack, in case you were to get one, says a study led by an Indian-origin scientist. Moving the clock forward or backward may alter the timing of when heart attacks occur in the week following these time changes, the study said. 'Perhaps the reason …
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The Supreme Court Monday commuted the death sentence of 1993 terror convict Devenderpal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment on the grounds of inordinate delay in deciding his mercy petition and that he suffered from Schizophrenia. The apex court bench of Chief Justice P. Sathasivam, Justice R.M. Lodha, Justice H.L. Dattu and Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya while commuting the death sentence to life …
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A private gathering hosted by Dr.Panda and team of Mumbai's Asian heart institute had an unexpected surprise in store.   Akshay Kumar, king of hearts and personal friend of Dr.Panda made a surprise appearance to the audience to launch the emergency hotline number to reach Asian Heart Institute in terms of an emergency. This is especially created for the 200000 unique patients that …
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The heel is the largest and the most important bone among the 26 bones present in your foot. It supports your entire body weight while you walk and at the same time acts like an insulator to absorb the impact of hitting the ground while performing rigorous activities like running. An interesting fact - when you walk the stress impact on your foot is 1 ¼ times your body weight which increases to …
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When you quit cigarettes, you might experience some physical changes in your body which will make the task tough. However, most people give in and break not due to these physical changes, but due to the many thoughts that pop up in their mind while they are attempting to quit. These thoughts are often irrational and need to be silenced through logic and patience. 1.  If I have just one …
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Dipti was a 32 year old marketing manager, who often felt stressed out due to work pressure. In addition to her increasing work load, she was also trying hard to cope up with her personal life after the death of her father. She avoided meeting people because she used to fear, feel dizzy and breathless on a lot of occasions. One fine day at work she suddenly felt weak and nauseous. She felt sharp …
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Chaas or buttermilk is a common drink in most Indian households. Made of watered down curd and spices like pepper, jeera, ginger, kadi patta, coriander leaves, salt and green chillies, this drink is most commonly had right after a meal. But this is not the only time you can enjoy it. Drinking it right after a long hot day in the sun is a great way to combat dehydration and fatigue. Thought of a …
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A new study has found that people who were overweight as teenagers are not experiencing the same gains of today's increased life expectancy rate like their slim counterparts. One of the study's authors, Amir Tirosh, of the Division of Endocrinology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, said that in studying the rate of death among adults younger than age 50, they found that there was no …
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All polling stations for the Lok Sabha election in Bihar have been declared no-smoking zones, an official said Sunday. Additional Chief Electoral Officer R. Lakshmanan said the decision has been taken under Section 4 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act. He said it will create more awareness about not smoking. 'A directive in this regard has been issued to all district electoral …
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Ailing seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher's wife is reportedly building a 10 million pound medical suite at their home by Lake Geneva in Switzerland so that he can undergo treatment at home. (Key events since Schumacher's ski accident) Corinna Schumacher is using the family's 500 million pound fortune to build a suite equipped with high-tech medical facilities at their mansion, …
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