• Odisha alerts health institutes on swine flu
    10:59 AM

    Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) The Odisha government has asked all the medical institutions in the state to be vigilant against swine flu, H1N1 virus, after a middle-aged man tested positive. “We have asked all the district medical officers and medical colleges to take precautionary measures to counter the seasonal disease.

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  • Be optimistic to have a healthy heart
    10:17 AM

    New York, Jan 10 (IANS) The more optimistic you are, the better it is for your health. Those who have an upbeat outlook on life have significantly better cardiovascular health than that of the pessimists, new research has found. Optimism boosts overall health but its positive impact on the heart

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  • On 41st b’day, friends wish Hrithik ‘health and hotness’
    8:56 AM

    Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan, who turned 41 Saturday, has been wished a year full of happiness, good health and more ‘hotness’, by his friends from the Hindi film fraternity. After making his acting debut in 2000 with “Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai”, Hrithik went on to treat his fans

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  • Sensex zooms 169 points; healthcare stocks gain
    4:29 AM

    Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday surged 169.26 points or 0.62 percent as healthcare stocks gained. All the sectors were trading in green. The rally was led by healthcare, banking, metal and auto sectors. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock

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  • NRI doctors from US to support healthy India vision
    4:25 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) In a bid to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a healthy India, a NRI doctors association Thursday launched an initiative to improve the health infrastructure in India. The association named American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) will collaborate with the Indian

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  • IMA to develop model health village
    2:03 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Thursday said it will develop a model health village with all parameters defined in the UN Millennium Development Goals. “Under the Aao Gaon Chalen (lets go to village) project of the IMA, the organisation will come out with a model

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  • Anger could be an indicator of good health!
    9:46 AM

    New York, Jan 8 (IANS) Contrary to popular belief prevalent in Western societies, researchers have found that anger is actually linked with better, not worse health, in certain cultures. Greater anger is associated with better biological health among Japanese people, the findings showed. “The truism linking anger to ill health

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  • People who watch TV shun healthy diets
    7:46 AM

    New York, Jan 8 (IANS) People who watch excessive amounts of TV tend to eat more unhealthy foods and might not understand the foundations of a healthy diet, a study says. Individuals who watch more TV have a more fatalistic view toward eating well and tend to think that nutrition

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  • Three swine flu deaths in Delhi, health situation reviewed
    1:53 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Delhi Wednesday reported the third death caused by swine flu, which prompted the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the city health department to hold a meeting in the capital to review the situation. According to the health department, a 42-year-old woman from Uttam

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