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Health

  • Want to lose weight? Try these magic foods!

    Your physician/surgeon is sure to advise you to lose weight at some point in your life. It is always best to keep your weight under check and maintain a normal Body Mass Index (BMI) which could prevent a host of complications including cardio-vascular disease, hypertension etc. The added benefits are you look young, feel energetic…

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  • Lifebuoy Vs Dettol

    Mumbai, June 14 () : Dettol and Lifebuoy are engaged in an advt war as to who is a more effective germ killer. Dettol which is 80 years old and started with its antiseptic liquid and moved on to soap with the same feature is a market leader in the liquid segment cornering 80% of…

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  • Second H1N1 death reported from Chennai

    Chennai, Apr 19 (): On Wednesday, the  State of Tamil Nadu experienced its second death due to the dreadful disease H1N1 following which fifty-five lakh doses of antibiotics were ordered by the State to fight against the alarming disease. In all, nearly fifty-four people were reported to be affected by the disease H1N1. On Wednesday,…

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  • Lupin gets US approval for schizophrenia drug

    New York, March 5 (): Lupin Ltdhas received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval for the generic version of Geodon capsules used to treat schizophrenia, the drugmaker said on Monday. The Geodon brand, owned by Pfizer Inc, had annual sales of $1.35 billion in the United States in 2011, Lupin said in a statement….

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  • Healthy eating tips for students during exams

    Chennai, Feb15 (): First thing a student tends to forget during exams are a nutritious diet and enough sleep. Long study hours, peer pressure and a general restlessness could result in a student eating all the time or not at all. Balanced and healthy food is the best study aid, say doctors. “Children should start…

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  • HIV AIDS cases on the rise

    November 30 (): AIDS has proven a “formidable challenge” for scientists and public health experts. A World Health Organization-led report said the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that causes AIDS infects about 34 million people around the world. A quarter of a century of drug development means that for most people who contract the virus, it…

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  • A P J Kalam fails to satisfy anti Koodankulam protestors

    Chennai, Nov7, (): Dr A P J Kalam Former President and advocate of nuclear energy after an inspection of  Koodankulam nuclear plant gave it a clean chit and added that it posed no danger to people or environment. The protestors led by Udaykumar did not meet but felt that Kalam had not answered many of…

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  • Anti Koodankulam activists to meet PM

    Chennai, Oct 6 (): Anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) team has sought an appointment with PM through the Tamil Nadu Chief Secertary office. The team consisting of  ten members has to contact Chief  Secretary Debendranath Sarangi. The KNPP members will be informed the time and also the members of the State Government who will accompany…

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  • Aspirin regular users to suffer vision loss later in life

    London, Oct 4 (): A new research has suggested that people who take a daily dose of aspirin are twice as likely to suffer an age-related loss of vision as people who never take the pain reliever, according to a European study. Researchers who tested more than 4,000 elderly people across Europe found that those…

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