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Delhi to install 120 machines for free dialysis

The Delhi government Monday decided to install 120 dialysis machines in six state-run hospitals to provide free dialysis and allied procedures to the poor and identified categories of patients. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. “The government while fulfilling its earlier assurance to provide free dialysis procedure

Dark choco a day, keeps doctor away

Craving for chocolates, but don’t want to gain those extra pounds? Worry not! Go for a dark chocolate, which contains a good amount of vitamins, minerals, iron, potassium and magnesium. Physicians suggest dark chocolates are good for the heart, and they help reduce cardiovascular ailments as they contain potassium and copper. High in iron content,

Mobile phone calls can cause blood pressure spikes

A study released Wednesday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hypertension in San Francisco found that talking on a mobile phone causes systolic blood pressure – the higher number in a blood pressure reading and the number doctors pay more attention to as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease – to rise

Stressful job might take life

A stressful job can change the way body handles fat, resulting in raised cholesterol levels and even a heart disease, almost fatal for anyone. According to Spanish researchers, stressful situations affect how the body metabolises fat – ultimately leading the body with too much ‘bad’ cholesterol. New research shows that stress can lead to dyslipidemia,

Unlike India, China not helping Nigeria stop fake drugs’

Unlike India, China is not assisting in the fight against counterfeit medicines even though the influx has been mainly from that country, Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says.

”Comparative analysis has shown that China is not doing anything to help the Nigerian government in its attempt to control the import

Workplace stress heightens diabetes risk

Scientists in Israel have linked development of diabetes to stress at the workplace, made worse by low social support. Cases of type 2 diabetes continue to rise in the US. And while the development of the disease is more commonly associated with risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure, and physical inactivity, research has

No supplements for Bipasha’s fitness

Actress Bipasha Basu has flaunted her perfect curves in movies like “Jism”, “Dhoom 2” and “Players” but says she never takes help of supplements to keep herself toned. The 34-year-old follows a strict diet plan. “I love my food and get all the required nutrition from food only, no supplements. I am eating healthier stuff

Now try out natural remedies to cure skin problems

Are you looking for some natural remedies to get rid of skin related problems. Try out rose water as it helps in removing skin clogs and blackheads or you can also opt for aloe Vera pack for glowing skin. Navin Sharma, head of research and Development at Cholayil Private Limited shares some useful tips that can help