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World Cancer Day 2023: Early Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

World Cancer Day 2022 is observed annually on the 4th of February, with an aim to create awareness about the disease amongst people. This year, with the theme of 'closing the care gap', let us know some early symptoms of the disease; Any lump or swelling in the breast or elsewhere, Any sore that does not heal, Unusual bleeding or discharge, Difficulty or pain in… read-more

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 - 11:51 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: World Cancer, Early Symptoms, Health Awareness, disease, Cancer

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Monkeypox Cases Tally Rise To 9, Delhi Reports 4th Case

Monkeypox cases are rising rapidly in India, with a total tally of nine. On August 4, Delhi reported its fourth case of Monkeypox. A 31-year-old woman tested positive for the disease, confirmed by the Delhi Health Department. Notably, this is the first case of Monkeypox amongst women in India. The patient is currently… read-more

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Monkeypox, Delhi, government hospital, Women, disease

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Suspected Monkeypox Case Discovered In Kerala; Sample Sent For Diagnosis

Kerala's health minister, Veena George, said on July 14 that a person who had returned from overseas had been brought to a hospital after exhibiting signs of monkeypox. The National Institute of Virology has received his samples for examination. Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic disease with symptoms like smallpox but less severe clinically. This is the first case in India to exhibit these symptoms.

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 - 01:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Monkey Pox, India, Kerala, disease, Health Minister

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Vladimir Putin

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Vladimir Putin Less Than 2 Years To Live, Suffers From ‘Grave Illnesses’: Ukrainian Intelligence Chief

Vladimir Putin, according to the head of a Ukrainian intelligence agency, has less than two years to live and is presently suffering from various serious ailments. Multiple reports and spies have reportedly alleged that Putin has blood and stomach cancer, and a number of mental problems. According to a Kremlin insider, Putin was told by doctors not to make any "lengthy" public appearances after falling ill during a meeting. 

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 05:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian intelligence agency, disease, stomach cancer, reports

Courtesy: DNA India

Medical Personnel

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North Korea Announces Emergence Of New Contagious Illness In Midst Of COVID-19 Pandemic

North Korea declared the emergence of another contagious illness, in addition to the prevailing COVID-19 outbreak, on June 16. KCNA did not comment on the nature of the epidemic or how many individuals had been affected. The new epidemic's severity is unknown. Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader, has offered his own medications to individuals infected with the new disease.

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 06:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: North Korea, disease, kim jong un, Covid-19, medicine

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World Health Organization Finds No Indication Of Monkeypox Mutations

The World Health Organization (WHO) has no indication that the monkeypox virus has mutated. In the current outbreak in Europe and North America, over 100 suspected and reported cases were not severe."This is a containable situation," said Maria van Kerkhove, WHO's emerging diseases and zoonoses director and COVID-19 technical lead. Scientists are trying to figure out where the instances are originating from and whether something regarding the… read-more

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 11:30 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: WHO, Monkeypox, Mutations, virus, disease

Courtesy: Zee News

Evie Toombes

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Evie Toombes Files Case Against Her Mother's Doctor; HC Grants Huge Payout

Evie Toombes, a star show-jumper from the United Kingdom filed a case against her mother's doctor, Dr. Philip Mitchell as she was born with spina bifida. He advised her to take folic acid supplements to reduce the risk of spina bifida from affecting the baby. However, this would mean that Evie would never have been born. Furthermore, the London High Court awarded Evie the right to a huge payout. 

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 09:58 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: london, High Court, Birth, disease, Human Interest stories

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Microbiome Discovery May Aid Treatments For Gastrointestinal Diseases: Research

Researchers from the Snyder Institute for Chronis Diseases found a solution that will help regulate the functions and structural integrity of the enteric nervous system which controls the gut of a human being. As per research, the findings may impact future treatments for gastrointestinal diseases and disorders, such as irritable and inflammatory bowels, and slow transit constipation. The research was funded in part by the Canadian Institutes… read-more

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 06:40 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Gut Bacteria, disease, research, new research, Medical College

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Scrub Typhus cases reported in UP

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UP Reports Cases of Scrub Typhus Disease; Over 2 Dozen Infected

Scrub Typhus, a new bacterial disease caused by 'Orientia Tsutsugamushi' has been reported in various districts of Uttar Pradesh. However, the infection has been spread to over two dozen people and it spread only after being bitten by infected chiggers (berry bugs). Fever, headache, body aches, rashes, and muscle pain are some of the common symptoms. Moreover, there are no vaccines available to cure this disease.

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 - 12:36 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Scrub Typhus, disease, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Researchers claim the effectiveness of butterfly tea plant to cure Alzheimer

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Alzheimer To Get Cured Through Butterfly Tea Plant, Researchers Suggest

Bengaluru researchers have suggested butterfly tea plant as an aid for Alzheimer. Caused due to disruption in brain, the disease affects behaviour and memory of patient. Neha V Kalmankar, a Phd student at the National Centre for Biological Sciences highlighted the usage of plants to cure various diseases and the significance to find the medical purpose of plants. Cyclotides from plant has proven effective to cure Alzheimer patients.

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 02:47 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: health care, alzheimer's disease, Researchers, disease, medicine

Courtesy: Deccan Herald