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No room for complacency in tackling Ebola, says Harsh Vardhan  Oct 21, 9:24 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that there is no room for complacency in tackling the deadly Ebola virus, adding that India has put in place the same surveillance-tracking systems for checking the dreaded disease which has succeeded in Nigeria, leading to the African nation being declared "Ebola-Free" by World Health Organisation (WHO).
Nigeria reportedly tackled Ebola through isolation, rehydration of infected patients   Oct 21, 3:45 pm
Melbourne, Oct 21 (ANI): As the World Health Organisation declared Nigeria an Ebola-free nation, doctors who survived the deadly disease in the African country attributed the success to heavy doses of fluids.
Why our brain picks pizza over salad  Oct 21, 1:07 pm
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Scientists have revealed why does our brain makes us go for junk food over healthy meals.
World Ayurveda Conference to commence on November 6  Oct 20, 9:21 pm
New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Sixth World Ayurveda Conference on November 6, the first of a series of events proposed to celebrate the place of the 'fifth Veda' in the mainstream of the Indian public health system.
Metabolic genetics research can have multiple benefits  Oct 20, 3:26 pm
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that by studying specific proteins that contribute to conditions like obesity and Type 2 diabetes and the genes that encode them, scientists could develop new drugs that directly target the metabolic processes that do not function properly.
J-K hospitals get solar power plants  Oct 20, 9:40 am
Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.20 (ANI): In an attempt to provide 24x7 health care facilities available on all public health care centers, the government installed solar power plants in the hospitals here, some 37kms from Srinagar city.
WHO vows to disclose full report reviewing its Ebola response amid mounting criticism  Oct 19, 2:03 pm
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has reportedly vowed to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola epidemic once the disease is contained.
WHO accused of 'failure' in response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa  Oct 18, 2:08 pm
London, Oct 18 (ANI): The World Health Organization has been accused of 'failure' in its response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, say reports.
Heavily polluted India launches national air quality index  Oct 18, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): India has launched a new air quality index to help citizens understand complex pollution data and its implications for their health, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.
S-equol supplements improve reproductive health in post-menopausal women  Oct 17, 4:25 pm
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): In a recent pilot study it was discovered that after 12 weeks of daily 10 milligram (mg) doses of an investigational fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement S-equol, have led to improvements in post-menopausal women who experienced in vaginal atrophy.
WHO to 'ramp-up' support to 15 African nations to prevent Ebola from spreading beyond subcontinent  Oct 17, 4:05 pm
London, Oct 17 (ANI): In an attempt to prevent Ebola from spreading beyond the three worst-hit African nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to prioritize a few countries in the subcontinent above others.
High-fat meal more dangerous for males than females  Oct 17, 11:43 am
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that male and female brains respond in remarkably different ways to high-fat meals and the differences in male brains brain lead to greater inflammation and increased health risks in males that indulge on fatty foods in comparison to females.
'Polyunsaturated' oil can keep your heart healthy  Oct 16, 3:41 pm
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that consuming sufficient amount polyunsaturated oil is a healthier option people to keep their heart stay healthy.
Harsh Vardhan wants 'silent' Diwali, writes to LG to sensitise people  Oct 16, 2:12 pm
New Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has urged Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to ensure that the national capital celebrates a 'silent' Diwali this year.
Missing out on breakfast makes young adults overeat, gain weight   Oct 16, 1:59 pm
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that eating protein-rich breakfast regularly can help young adults to control cravings and overeating, which sometimes ultimately leads to weight gain and other health problems.
Harsh Vardhan orders larger warning labels on cigarette packets  Oct 15, 5:28 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 15 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday issued a notification, which will require cigarette companies to cover 85 percent of the surface area of their packets with a graphical and literal statutory warning.
Energy drinks pose danger to public health, warn scientists  Oct 15, 2:34 pm
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that increased consumption of energy drinks may pose danger to public health.
Mediterranean diet reverses symptoms of metabolic syndrome  Oct 15, 2:34 pm
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A scientific study showed a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts to people with metabolic syndrome may help reverse the condition.
Kids whose parents understand their daily experiences have better mental health  Oct 15, 1:32 pm
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that kids whose parents can better understand the daily experiences of teens have better psychological adjustment and mental health.
Good diet, exercise during pregnancy linked to host of benefits for women   Oct 15, 11:30 am
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that healthy eating and increased physical activity, like walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth.
WHO warns new Ebola cases may rise to 10,000 a week in two months if efforts not stepped-up  Oct 15, 10:38 am
London, Oct 15 (ANI): As the Ebola death toll tally climbed up to 4,447 cases, with majority of recorded in West Africa; the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the number of new cases may rise up to 10,000 a week within two months if efforts to control the epidemic are not stepped-up.
'Grey's Anatomy' cast eat healthy on set like real doctors   Oct 14, 5:02 pm
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): The cast and crew of the 'Grey's Anatomy' show reportedly skip the junk food and eat from a super healthy buffet instead.
High carb diet, acidic sports drinks hits athletes' dental health   Oct 14, 1:51 pm
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A new study has indicated that high carb diet, acidic sports drinks and eating disorders affects athletes' dental health which ultimately affects their overall performance.
WHO warns Ebola outbreak 'could lead to failed states' in West Africa  Oct 14, 9:58 am
London, Oct 14 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa 'could lead to failed states' threatening the existence of societies.
Harsh Vardhan to set up expert group to help check female foeticide  Oct 13, 6:28 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 13 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Monday declared that he was disturbed by the falling gender ratio and announced the setting up of an expert group to examine the new methods being used for gender determination of foetuses to get around the existing regulation of ultra sound machines to help check female foeticide.
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