Health

Mosquito Maladies

The days when malaria could be called a fatal disease are past now, but we still have a long way to go.

Research towards combating the disease has evolved at a trem...

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Mooting over Marijuana

The Union Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi recently suggested that the government legalize the use of marijuana, which sparked off a debate on the pertin...

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Beyond Menstrual Hygiene: Talking about the Taboo

Staying silent about menstrual health, apart from giving rise to unnecessary taboos towards a natural condition, could turn out to be actually harmful for us, a study revea...

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World Breastfeeding Week – Sustaining Together

The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is celebrated annually from 1st to 7th August with the goal to promote exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and in tu...

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Rush Hour Pollution Deadlier Than Thought

You are quite aware of the health-hazards that seems to be added by the billowing smoke into the air behind a distantly fading lights of the car. Rush hours can be aptly qu...

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Redeeming A Vow To 120 Million Women And Girls

Raising a family is a balancing act. Last week, the world celebrated “World Population Day” by not rejoicing the spur of populous sperms scrawling to the brim o...

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It’s 2017: Women in Developing Countries Wish to Space Out Pregnancy but Have No Access to Contraception.

Women these day say that the developing countries want to avoid pregnancy or either postpone it, but not by using the latest available contraception methods. According to G...

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New Anti-Cancer Drug Sparks Revolution In Cancer Treatment

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune have discovered groundbreaking drug delivery system employing graphene oxide nanoparticle...

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Government To Rope In Local Stars To Push Family Planning Measures In Affected Areas

Local radio spots with messages from local actors would be promoted to create awareness in UP, Bihar, MP, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Assam. The government is pl...

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How Farmers Turn Their Salmon Pink

When Don Read feeds the salmon on his fish farm, he adds in a chemical that changes the color of their flesh. Without the chemical in their feed, the farm-raised salmon wou...

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Priyanka Chopra is Variety's Power of Women Honouree

The bold and beautiful actress and UNICEF’s Global Goodwill ambassador Priyanka...

October 14 2017

‘Horror’ recognised at the London Film Festival 2017

“For a long time, there was something missing from the London Film Festival, an...

October 14 2017

The Lego Ninjago movie

Directors: Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher

Writers: Bob Logan, Paul Fisher

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October 13 2017