Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>




New device to detect diabetes in seconds

PTI, Monday, 2nd November 2015
Washington: A new device which is integrated into a smartphone can detect diabetes in a few seconds from the saliva sample of a person, scientists say.

'Indians in US more prone to diabetes'

Chennai: Indians living in the US are more prone to diabetes when compared to those living in India, a study done by the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), which also said that in Chennai alone around 28 per cent of people above the age group of 40 were suffering from the disease. ... Read More >>

Depression, anxiety may lead to teeth loss

Washington: Depression and anxiety may be associated with dental decay and tooth loss, a new study has claimed. ... Read More >>

Stents included in essential medicines list

New Delhi: WIth an aim to increase affordability, the government has brought stents under the list of essential medicines. "The notification regarding bringing the coronary stents under the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) 2015 has been issued," a senior Health Ministry official said yes... Read More >>

Women smokers 1/10 of Indian male smokers

Toronto: A study reveals that at the age between 15-69 there were about 11 million women who smoked in India which is about one-tenth of total male smokers.  ... Read More >>

Now, 'smart' mirror that tracks your health

London: Researchers are developing a 'smart' mirror that detects changes in an individual's face and breath to help them monitor their health. ... Read More >>

Drinking alone increases risky behaviour

Want to avoid risky behaviour after consuming alcohol? Drink in a group. ... Read More >>

Over 9,500 kids born in ambulances in UP

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government's 'Samajwadi Ambulance Service' may have been marred by controversy due to its name, but the ambulances under the scheme have seen the births of over 9,500 children in the state. ... Read More >>

Sweet tooth babies gain unhealthy weight

Washington: Parents, take note! Toddlers who prefer sweet foods over salty snacks, even after a full meal, may be more likely to gain unhealthy weight, a new study has found. ... Read More >>

Humans only have 1 sense, not five: Study

Washington: Human beings do not have five senses but most likely one, according to a neuroscientist in the US who suggests that taste, smell, touch, sound and sight may be part of the same system. ... Read More >>


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