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Free dengue testing extended in 33 government hospital: Bhahm Mohindra

In a major policy decision taken by the Health Department facility of free dengue testing has been extended in 33 centres across the state. It was announced by Mr. Brahm Mohindra, Health Minister, Punjab while chairing the meeting of the state task force on dengue held at Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh here on the occasion of World Malaria Day.

Low dose of antibiotics can cause resistance: Study

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LONDON: Even low concentrations of antibiotics can cause resistance to develop in bacteria, a global and growing problem in health care.

6 herbs to include in your daily diet for a healthier, happier you

Focusing on health in the hectic and stressful lives that we lead today is becoming difficult. Incorporating relevant herbs in your daily diet is the first step towards a healthier you. Ayurveda texts and modern research say that herbs contain compounds that have beneficial health properties that can help prevent many lifestyle disorders and rejuvenate our bodies.

Twitter co-founder invests in Indian AI-powered health chatbot

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has invested in a Delhi-based Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot "Visit" which is the brainchild of students from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani in Rajasthan.

Around 75 lakh children to be vaccinated against measle, rubella in Punjab: Brahm Mahindra

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government is going to initiate the "State-wide Vaccination Campaign against Measles-Rubella" from 1st May, 2018 as part of National strategy to eliminate Measles and control Rubella in the country.

Delicious ways to eat mangoes this season

From mango sandwich to a mango dessert, one can try out some delicious ways of trying this fruit so that you can make the most of it this season.

Eat fatty fish to cut your heart disease risk

 Consuming fatty fish four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent the risk of heart disease, finds a study.

Mother's depression can adversely affect child's IQ

When a mother's depression goes untreated, it can negatively affect a child's cognitive development up to the age of 16, suggests new research.

Who is at risk of death due to extreme heat and cold?

NEW YORK: While extreme cold increases mortality risks for people with cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, extreme heat is risky for people with renal diseases, new research suggests.

Brahm Mohindra announces to install Biometric attendance system in all district hospitals in Punjab

JALANDHAR:  With an aim to ensure the attendance of Doctors and other paramedical staff in the state run hospitals ,the Health and Family welfare Minister Mr. Bram Mohindra today announced to install Biometric attendance system in all 22 District civil hospitals till mid may.

High BP before pregnancy may raise miscarriage risk

High blood pressure before conception and early in pregnancy may increase the risk of pregnancy loss, even if the woman does not have a hypertension diagnosis, new research has found.

Know what a healthy tiffin is from Shilpa Shetty Kundra!

Shilpa Shetty Kundra became one of the most loved household names of the country through the top rated TV reality show, Super Dancers 2, as the viewers saw her get on with the kids on the show, like house on fire. The gorgeous actress, who is a wellness entrepreneur and helms causes dedicated to fitness, has been now approached by schools to deliver a talk about good health, balanced diet and the importance of exercise.

Delhiites at high risk of suffering from brittle bones

 A new study has found that people in the city are at a high risk of suffering from brittle bones which can cause fractures even with simple acts like bending over or coughing.

Daily meditation may keep you attentive in old age

New York, March 29 (IANS) Want to stay attentive in your old age? Start doing meditation. Regular and intensive sessions over the course of a lifetime may help you to stay focussed and attentive even in advanced years, according to a new study.

Alcohol-related liver cancer may have worse prognosis

LONDON: Patients with alcohol-related liver cancer do not live as long as patients with liver cancer that is not associated with alcohol consumption, a new study suggests.

Joint Pain and natural remedy through Aroma Oils

Having joint pains/ arthritic pain, do not take it as a sign of age (old age syndrome) . Even, the youth and middle age people have lately reported increasing tendencies of having Joint Pains. Movement of Muscles and Bones does not mean increasing wear and tear of Joints but it might be deficient supply of vital nutrients and laxity of nervous tissues too.  Deficient absorption of Vital Calcium and Magnesium depends on Vitamin D in our body. If Vitamin D is deficient in our body, even the medicines we take might not get absorbed into the blood circulation and shall not provide cure in time.

This drug may reduce harmful inflammation in stroke patients

Researchers have found that an anti-inflammatory drug -- licensed for treating rheumatoid arthritis -- may help patients in the early stages of stroke to reduce harmful inflammation.

How top sports leagues promote unhealthy eating behaviour

Top sports leagues may be contributing to the escalating obesity epidemic among children and adolescents as the majority of food and beverages marketed through sponsorship of these events are unhealthy, says a US-based study.

Slow walking speed in elderly may signal dementia risk

Older adults with slower walking speeds seem to have a greater risk of dementia than those with faster walking speeds, researchers have found.

Stopping daily exercise may increase depression

If you have a habit of exercising daily then you should not stop it as it may increase the symptoms of depression, according to a new study.

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