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Stressful Experiences can Age Brain by Years: Experts

London: Stressful life experiences can age the brain by several years, new research suggests. Experts led by a team from Wisconsin University’s school of medicine and...

Doctor

Pvt. Hospitals in Kerala to Go on Strike from Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: Private hospitals in the State have decided to shut down from Monday to deal with the statewide agitation taken out by nurses demanding salary hike....

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TN Reports First Case of Zika Virus; Health Minister Allays Fears

Chennai: With the first confirmed case of Zika virus reported in Tamil Nadu in the Krishnagiri district, Health Minister Dr C. Vijayabaskar today allayed the fears of...

Superbug

Untreatable Gonorrhoea ‘Superbug’ Spreading Around World: WHO

Washington: The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of the spread of totally untreatable strains of gonorrhoea after discovering at least three people with the...

Virus

Outbreak of Hantavirus Infections Kills 3 in Washington State

Washington: Five people have been stricken with the rare, rodent-borne hantavirus illness in Washington state since February, three of whom have died, in the...

alcohol

Britons Among Most at-Risk in Europe for Alcohol-Related Cancer

London: Britons, who have two alcoholic drinks a day, are at higher risk of developing two of the most lethal forms of cancer, according to a report. A report by medical...

Ebola

Congo Declares Ebola Outbreak over After Four Deaths

Kinshasa: Democratic Republic of Congo declared its two-month Ebola outbreak officially over today after 42 days without recording a new case of the disease. The...

Birds

South Africa Bans Sale of Live Hens to Contain Bird Flu

Cape Town:  South Africa has banned the sale of live hens throughout the country in a bid to control an outbreak of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu, but no humans have...

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Non-Communicable Diseases Kill 40m People Each Year: WHO

New Delhi: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) kill 40 million people each year, says World Health Organisation (WHO). Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), also known as...

Mosquito

Kerala CM Calls All Party Meet to Contain Fever Outbreak

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said an all party meeting has been called on June 27 to speed up steps to contain fever outbreak, which...