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Health: 10 fruits that help fight infection during monsoon

  Monsoon, the delightful season that everyone eagerly awaits for, also brings apprehensions unique to its own. The pouring weather is known to increase humidity and water clogging across cities. Both, rise in water clogging humidity become breeding grounds for germs and insects. Here comes the reason to strengthen our …

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New biomarkers may help detect brain injury faster

By: IANS | London | Published:July 11, 2017 6:33 pm Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability among young adults and, according to the World Health Organization. (Source: File Photo) Researchers have identified inflammatory biomarkers which can be used to develop a test that can help …

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Meningitis shot also offers some defence against gonorrhoea: Study

By: Reuters | London | Published:July 11, 2017 3:46 pm These findings could inform future vaccine development for both the meningococcal and gonorrhoea vaccines. (Source: File Photo) Researchers studying a mass vaccination campaign against meningitis have found a surprising side effect – the shots also offered moderate protection against gonorrhoea, …

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Use condom to prevent hard-to-treat gonorrhoea: WHO

By: IANS | Geneva | Published:July 10, 2017 5:40 pm Information, education, and communication can promote and enable safer sex practices, improve people’s ability to recognise the symptoms of gonorrhoea and other sexually transmitted infections, and increase the likelihood they will seek care. (Source: File Photo) Safer sexual behaviour, in …

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New smartphone app offers non-invasive test for diabetics

By: IANS | London | Published:July 10, 2017 6:49 pm The app — called as Epic Health — replaces the need for diabetics to prick their fingers several times a day. (Source: File Photo) British scientists have developed a new smartphone app that can help measure and monitor blood glucose …

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