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Health Ministry Launches ‘SAATHIYA’ Resource Kit, Mobile App to Provide Sex Education

The Secretary (Health and Family Welfare), Mr C.K. Mishra launching the ‘Saathiya Resource Kit’, at a function, in New Delhi on February 20, 2017.(PIB Photo)

Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the SAATHIYA Resource Kit including ‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App for adolescents, in New Delhi on Monday as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program. It entails introduction of the Peer Educators (Saathiyas) who act as a catalyst for the adolescent health services and imparting age appropriate knowledge on key adolescent ...

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Exercise, Workout Levels Decline Due to Texting, Talking on Phone: Study

Keen on doing exercise and taking a power walk? Not while using your smartphone, says a study. Turn off your cell phone, advises Michael Rebold, assistant professor of integrative exercise science at Hiram College. In two recent studies published by Computers in Human Behavior and Performance Enhancement and Health, Rebold and researchers from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania revealed that talking or ...

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Bangalore Schools to Re-open, No Holiday on Thursday

As Wednesday turned out to be normal with any violence reported, re-opened offices functioning as usual, private schools have finally decided to re-open schools on Thursday and parents may prepare to send their wards in the morning. The BMTC and KSRTC buses are seen plying on Bangalore roads bringing the look of normalcy back to busy Bangalore. However, Wednesday saw ...

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Bangalore Schools, Colleges to be Closed Tomorrow, Wednesday; Offices May Open

Following Bakrid holiday on Tuesday and the State government of Karnataka declaring that it would obey the Supreme Court order and also deal with an iron hand to stop riots and vandalism on the streets, offices may open tomorrow while many schools and colleges in Bangalore decided to close for Wednesday too. BMTC and KSRTC buses may begin plying tomorrow. ...

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Weight Loss Can Reverse Diabetes: Study

Since diabetes can only be controlled by an individual either by medicines, diet contrl or regular exercise, experts have come out with the finding that diabetes can be reversed if people who reversed it keep their weight considerably low. A study by Roy Taylor at the Newcastle University showed that those with Type 2 diabetes who were able to loose ...

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Heart Attack, Stroke Within 1 Hour After Alcohol Consumption Likely, Warn Researchers

Many heart attacks reported immediately after alcohol consumption has been proved again and even moderate levels of consumption may double the risk of heart attack and stroke within an hour after drinking, a new study has showed. After analyzing data from 23 studies involving 30,000 participants in the hours and days after drinking alcohol, Elizabeth Mostofsky from Harvard TH Chan ...

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