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Food poisoning leaves 36 tourists ill in Ukraine

Kiev |Thursday, 2017 9:15:05 AM IST

Thirty-six tourists, including 25 foreigners, fell ill due to food poisoning and were hospitalized at a mountain resort in Ukraine's Ivano-Frankovsk region, local authorities said.

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DocsApp launches new service for kids

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST

Chat-based healthcare platform DocsApp on Wednesday launched a new service that connects child specialists from top hospitals, on chat or call, to people in the night time.

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Degenerative brain disease affects most football players

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST

A progressive, degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 99 per cent of former National Football League (NFL) players whose brains were donated for resear

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Junk food linked to father's education, income?

Aligarh |Wednesday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

The next time you see children gorging on junk food, don't blame the mothers. Instead, blame the father's education and high income.

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US Senate rejects proposal to repeal Obamacare

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

US Senate Republicans have voted in favour of a floor debate on their efforts to re-write healthcare policy, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie.

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Congress seeks judicial probe into medical scam in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST

The Congress party in Kerala on Wednesday demanded a judicial probe by a Supreme Court judge into what they claim is a Rs 1,000 crore medical scam allegedly involving national leaders of the BJP.

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Antibiotics pose environmental risks, says study

London |Wednesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST

Although antibiotics prevent bacterial infections, they may adversely harm microbes that are essential to a healthy environment, a study has warned.

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Eating walnuts may boost gut health, cut cancer risk

New York |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST

Consuming half a cup of walnut per day may help protect the digestive system by increasing the amount of probiotic bacteria in the gut and ward off risks of heart and brain disease as well as cancer,

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Colour-changing e-skin developed; can have robotics uses

Beijing |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST

Chinese researchers have developed a user-interactive electronic skin that can change colour -- an ability associated with animals such as chameleons, octopuses and squid. The changes are perceptible

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US Senate approves start of debate to repeal ObamaCare

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:37 AM IST

The US Senate voted to begin debate on how to repeal and, eventually, replace the healthcare reform implemented by former President Barack Obama, although it is still not known what the final form of

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Dogs with cancer may survive longer with high cholesterol

New York |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST

High levels of cholesterol, which may prove detrimental to human health, may play a key role in longer survival and better prognosis for dogs with a common form of bone cancer, researchers have found.

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Playing video games may cut stress at work

New York |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST

Do you feel stressed out, frustrated or anxious at work? Playing video games may help, researchers say.

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