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UK Sepsis Expert Overseeing Jayalalithaa’s Recovery Now

Ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is recovering and a UK specialist in sepsis, an infection of the bloodstream that leads to serious medical condition, was flown in to supervise her treatment and she is responding positively, said a latest statement released by Apollo Hospital in Chennai. The 68-year-old Jayalalithaa (Amma for her fans) being in hospital has already ...

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Bellandur Lake Fire: Javadekar Hints at Banning Phosphates in Detergents

When Bellandur lake with froth made news two years ago, there were expert missions which visited the scene and submitted their report. Again two years ago when the waste from garment units mixed into the lake and caught fire due to methane generated inside, the local IISc scientists visited and submitted their report. The outcome remained lukewarm from the local ...

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How coffee can reduce your risk of multiple sclerosis?

Drinking coffee may be associated with a lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), in addition to the study that said it reduces the risk of Pakinson’s and Alzheimer’s too. “Caffeine intake has been associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases, and our study shows that coffee intake may also protect against MS, supporting the idea that ...

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Sleep Loss Leads to Diabetes, Reiterates New study

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Sleep loss can elevate levels of free fatty acids in the blood among those with pre-diabetic conditions, says new study, confirming a 15-year-old study on the same lines. The study, however, could link for the first time sleep loss to diabetes with more evidence collected for 24 hours about the fatty acid levels in the blood due to insufficient sleep ...

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Diabetes Differs on Geography Basis, Needs Localised Treatment, Says Study

Since the factors behind the prevalence of diabetes differ from region to region, climate to climate and local culture and food habits, the treatment should be based on the local factors, said a study. “In one region of the US, poverty and lower education outcomes are more predictive of higher diabetes prevalence, and in other regions, physical inactivity and obesity ...

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Miss World 2014: India’s Koyal Rana Fails in Semi-final Round; Why Indians Fail?

As the Miss World 2014 is underway at London, Indian representative Koyal Rana has made it to the final 10 contestants at the beauty pageant held on on Sunday evening, but failed to make it the top 5. Otherwise, those who made it to the top five include Hungary beauty Edina KULCSÁR, Australian beauty Courtney THORPE, South African representative Rolene STRAUSS, US beauty Elizabeth ...

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Low blood sugar too causes damage to your heart: New Study

Low blood sugar or hypoglycaemia, which occurs when a patient’s blood glucose goes dangerously low, can trigger potentially fatal cardiovascular events like stroke or heart attack, a new research led by an Indian-origin doctor has found. The risk of heart diseases associated with high blood sugar are already known. Hypoglycaemia is one of the most common and serious side effects ...

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Pregnant vegetarians face anaemia, nerve damage: Warns Expert

With mounting evidence linking diet to neurodegenerative damage, the trend of vegetarian or vegan diet in India could lead, especially among pregnant women, to more complications later, warned an Australian expert on Wednesday. Vegetarians usually refrain from consuming animal products, not only meat but also some ovo-lacto vegetarians avoid eggs, dairy products and other animal-derived substances. Vegan diet fails to ...

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