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Indian Women Burn Less Than 50% Calories Every Day: Study January 08, 2019 16:15

While men and women in India are to a large extent physically inactive, women were found to burn fewer calories than their male counterparts, finds a survey of more than one million Indians. The survey…

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Indian-American Scientist Builds Inexpensive Tool to Spot Cervical Cancer December 21, 2018 15:02

An Indian-American Professor of Global Health and Director of Global Women's Health Technologies at Duke University, Dr. Nimmi Ramanujam, has developed a low-cost diagnostic device called the 'Pocket Colposcope' to detect cervical cancer. According to…

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Lok Sabha Passes Bill Prohibiting Commercial Surrogacy December 20, 2018 12:41

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday has passed a bill barring commercial surrogacy and allowing the process only by close relatives for "altruistic" reasons, with Health Minister J P Nadda terming the proposed legislation historic. The…

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First Baby Born After Dead Womb Transplant December 05, 2018 15:28

In a medical first, a woman successfully gave birth after receiving a uterus transplant from a dead donor, researchers reported on Wednesday. According to a study published in The Lancet medical journal, the breakthrough operation,…

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Pregnancy is Safe for Breast Cancer Survivors, Say Health Experts December 03, 2018 12:15

Breast cancer, cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts, is the most prevalent cancer among Indian women and the health experts say it cannot deter motherhood if intervention occurs at the right point.…

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Avoid Smoking to Ward off Stroke Risks During Menopause: Study November 30, 2018 12:47

Quitting smoking during the transition phase to menopause could be the key to obviate risks of cardiovascular diseases including heart attacks and strokes, suggests a new study. Menopause is a natural decline in reproductive hormones…

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Early Rising Women at Lower Risk of Breast Cancer: Study November 08, 2018 16:43

A research suggests that women who begin their day early are probably to have a lower risk of breast cancer, than late beginners. The study found that a priority for mornings lessened the possibility of…

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C-Section Deliveries Nearly Doubled Worldwide Since 2000: Study October 13, 2018 15:57

The number of babies born through cesarean section (C-section) virtually doubled across the world between 2000 and 2015, from 12 to 21 percent of all births, according to a series of three papers published in…

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New Blood Test to Predict Autism Risk in Babies September 24, 2018 09:32

Researchers have developed a new blood test for pregnant mothers, with approximately 90 percent accuracy rate that can foresee the likelihood of having a child that will be diagnosed with autism. According to studies, if…

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PIO's 'Two-Headed Arrow' Can Kill Ovarian Cancer September 01, 2018 11:26

An Indian-origin researcher is emerging a two-fisted, antibody-based approach to destroying fatal ovarian cancer, which he believes could also be modified to kill breast, prostate and other solid tumors.Jogender Tushir-Singh, developed the dual-pronged approach from…

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Study: Secondhand Smoke Causing Untold Stillbirths in Developing Countries August 02, 2018 09:56

In developing countries, it is rare for women to smoke while pregnant, but then their contact to secondhand smoke during pregnancy is a lot higher, according to a recent study by the Demographic and Health…

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Now Dietary Supplement Can Prevent Birth Defects and Miscarriages August 10, 2017 15:58

According to the reports, Australian scientist have successfully discovered an amazing dietary supplement which carries the ability to prevent miscarriages as well as various birth defects in the pregnant women. The report published in Xinhua…

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