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Obama's first public address post presidency

New York |Monday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST

Three months after leaving the White House, former US President Barack Obama will deliver his first public remarks of his post-presidency on Monday, a media report has said.

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Quick test can identify drug-resistant bacterial infections

London |Monday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Researchers have found that a new test which takes just around 15 minutes can help diagnose some the most dangerous and drug-resistant types of bacterial infections.

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High BP drug could treat skin cancer

New York |Monday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST

Researchers have discovered by accident cancer-fighting properties in a drug typically used to treat high blood pressure.

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Routine bedtime may protect pre-schoolers from obesity

New York |Monday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST

Following routines from a very early age may have many benefits. A new research suggests that regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time may be linked to better emotional health in pre-school

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3 African nations to get world's first malaria vaccine

London |Monday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday announced that three African countries -- Ghana, Kenya and Malawi -- will receive the first ever malaria vaccine starting in 2018.

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'Government policy would succeed if generic drug quality improves'

Chennai |Monday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST

The Centre's steps to make doctors prescribe drugs by their generic names and not by their brand names may not have material impact without steps for improving the quality standards for drugs, investm

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Suicide leading cause of death among young Chinese

Beijing |Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

Suicide has become the leading cause of death among young Chinese aged 15-35, a Ministry of Health survey revealed on Monday.

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Meat-based diet linked to fatty liver disease

London |Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

A diet high in animal protein is associated with a higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a condition in which fat builds up in the liver, in overweight people, says a study.

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AIIMS -- India's first public hospital for eye tumours

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is India's first public hospital to start plaque brachytherapy facility for the treatment of eye tumours, a statement said on Sunday.

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Bengal Governor sustains minor injury after fall (Lead)

Kolkata |Sunday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST

West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi sustained a minor injury when he tripped and fell during an official programme here on Sunday.

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World cranberry leader Ocean Spray eyes Indian market

Vancouver |Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

With Indians reporting high rate of urinary tract infections, the world's top cranberry producer Ocean Spray is eying the huge Indian market for its products.

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Obama appointed Indian-American surgeon general asked to step down

Washington |Saturday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST

Indian-American Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, an Obama administration holdover, was asked to resign by the Trump administration, a media report said.

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